Bangla Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Digests

IAF pilot killed as trainer aircraft crashes in Punjab's P...

A microlight aircraft crashed on Monday in the Army cantonment area of Punjab's Patiala, killing an Indian Air Force pilot and injuring...

Violence 93% down in Afghanistan

Violence declined by 96 percent in the first 24 hours of the Reduction in Violence (RiV) period as compared to the past corresponding p...

Thimphu Tech Park launches Centre of Excellence for Softwa...

In a move towards building professional capacity in software engineering and to export services, Thimphu Tech Park launched the Centre...

Maldives terminates 2017 contract with Indian joint ventur...

The Maldivian government has terminated a contract with Indian joint venture LE Triveni JV for the establishment of a water and sanitat...

Sri Lanka deploys troops to control worsening traffic

Sri Lanka will deploy troops to help police control worsening traffic congestion in the capital, the army said Monday (Feb 24). Presid...

Top Bangladesh cellphone company pays $117m in legal tussl...

Bangladesh’s leading cellphone operator paid $117 million to the country’s telecommunication regulator on Sunday amid a pro...

Bhutan celebrates King's birthday with an initiative that...

King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Even as Bhutan celebrates its king’s birthday, the country has impressed the world w...

Trump revels in Bahubali meme ahead of India visit

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he was looking forward to being with his "great friends" in India next week as he retwee...

Hearing scheduled for Maldives ex-pres' appeal

Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom An appeal hearing for former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom's money laundering case has b...

India to screen passengers flying from Kathmandu for coron...

Indian officials will screen passengers flying to India from Kathmandu for coronavirus in their bid to minimise the risk of an outbreak...

Chinese President likely to visit Pakistan in June

Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to visit Pakistan this year in June, ARY News reported on Saturday, citing sources. Sources s...

Home Minister meets with Indian counterpart

Home Minister Imran Abdulla met with Home Minister of India Amit Shah on Friday. The meeting was held Friday afternoon at India’...

Bangladesh is not giving land for Indian airport

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has not responded to an Indian request for land to expand the Agartala airport in the Indian St...

Trump’s India visit: Deals worth $10 billion to get a push

Defence deals worth $10 billion will be discussed by India and the US during the visit of President Donald Trump. 8-10 big-ticket defen...

Mother Language Day: Dialects enrich language, says Presid...

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has said that Dhivehi language will be further enhanced and enriched if it’s encouraged to use di...

Myanmar military asks NLD patron to join armed forces day...

The Myanmar military has for the first time asked U Tin Oo, patron of the National League for Democracy (NLD) and former military comma...

Bhanbhore: the largest ancient ivory-producer?

Carrying out excavations at Bhanbhore, archaeologists revealed on Wednesday that the ancient city was possibly the world’s larges...

Sri Lankan parliamentary committee proposes immediate burq...

A Sri Lankan parliamentary committee on national security has proposed an immediate ban on the burqa and suspending the registration of...

Just and lasting solution to Kashmir dispute vital for pea...

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday urged the international community to highlight India’s crimes against humanity i...

Myanmar ministers survive attack on military chopper in Ra...

A military chopper in Rakhine State A military helicopter carrying a Myanmar Union minister and the Rakhine State chief minister c...

Maldives Home Minister departs to India on official visit

Imran Abdulla (L) Maldives’ Home Minister Imran Abdulla departed to India on an official visit. According to Home Ministry,...