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Digests

Nepal sees largest daily spike in COVID-19 cases as tally...

With the addition of 90 new cases on Tuesday, Nepal's total COVID-19 cases jumped to 772, a senior official of Nepal's Ministry of Heal...

Sri Lanka mulls reopening airports from August 1

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has recommended reopening airports from August 1, seeking to end a four-month long shutdown fol...

Withdraw criminal cases against 26 Bangladeshi citizens st...

West Bengal-based human rights organisation Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM) has demanded immediate withdrawal of criminal...

Bhutan’s tourism and related sectors massively hit by COVI...

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic is already deep and widespread, affecting lives and livelihoods of thousands of Bhutanese, according to...

Maldives to launch virtual event to kickstart tourism reop...

Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation (MMPRC) is preparing to launch a special event to kickstart the archipelago's efforts to reopen i...

Talks with India only if it reverses Aug 5 move: Pakistan

Pakistan on Thursday indicated that it may enter into talks with India but said before any such engagement New Delhi will have to rever...

20 Muslim groups call on Health Minister to rescind Gazett...

A group of 20 Muslim associations have written to Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchchi expressing serious concern on the continuati...

BAF helicopters to photograph cyclone-hit areas

The Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) has readied six cargo planes and 29 helicopters to conduct post-disaster operations in cyclone Amphan-hi...

Foreign investors pull out over $16 billion from India ami...

Amidst global economic recession due to coronavirus, foreign investors have pulled out an estimated $26 billion from developing Asian e...

Maldives President announces easing of some COVID-19 restr...

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, speaking in a televised address to the nation has just announced that the Maldives will be rolling bac...

Amnesty hails spirit of charity in Pakistan during lockdow...

Amnesty International has hailed the spirit of charity in Pakistan. While pandemic ravaged countries, the spree of giving in Pakistan m...

Cyclone ‘Amphan’ to hit Bengal: Here’s how it got its name

With the massive incoming threat of the cyclone ‘Amphan’, the government has activated the NDRF and defence forces. The cyc...

Myanmar military burned down 200 homes in Rakhine State

Around 200 houses in Lekka Village, Rakhine State were burnt down this weekend in alleged arson by the Myanmar military, according to l...

Kalapani issue is between Nepal and India, says Chinese Fo...

Amid the government’s attempts to talk to Beijing regarding India’s opening of a road that links India with Mansarovar in t...

Federer, Nadal help serve Pakistan's coronavirus relief ef...

Some of the world's leading tennis stars, including men's number one Novak Djokovic, have rallied behind relief efforts led by Pakistan...

Government to repatriate 639 Bhutanese from the Middle Eas...

Foreign Minister Dr Tandi Dorji said that the government  would arrange five repatriation flights in the fourth phase to bring bac...

Maldives cancels repatriation flight to Bangladesh over Cy...

A Maldivian repatriation flight to transport a large number of Bangladeshi nationals in the Maldives has been canceled without a specif...

Nepal endorses new political map placing Kalapani and Limp...

The government of Nepal has endorsed a new political map that includes Kalapani and Limpiyadhura. The government will soon publicize th...

US welcomes Afghan power-sharing deal, urges political set...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo welcomed a power-sharing deal signed Sunday (May 17) by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival A...

India’s GDP to shrink 45% in Q1FY21: Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs on Sunday said India’s economy may contract by a huge 45% in the June quarter and the projected 5% fall in gross do...

Nepal already finalise new map with Kalapani

Padma Aryal Sources in the Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation say the ministry has already finalise...