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Disintegrated space rocket ‘highly unlikely’ to cause any damage on earth: China

Disintegrated space rocket ‘highly unlikely’ to cause any damage on earth: China

Beijing: Breaking its silence on its tumbling space rocket, whose debris is expected to fall on the Earth this weekend, China said most of it would be burnt during the re-entry and it is highly unlikely to cause any damage on the ground. Replying to questions about the Long March 5B rocket, which last week […]

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Top leader of hardline Islamist group arrested in Bangladesh

Top leader of hardline Islamist group arrested in Bangladesh

Dhaka: A top leader of a hardline Islamist group was arrested in eastern Bangladesh’s Sylhet city on Friday, as the government continued to crack the whip on anti-government protesters, according to a media report. The legal affairs expert of Hefazat-e-Islam, Advocate Maulana Shahinur Pasha Chowdhury, was apprehended by the the Criminal Investigation Department officials at […]

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China opens Everest’s north side to 38 virus-tested climbers

China opens Everest’s north side to 38 virus-tested climbers

Beijing: China has opened Mount Everest’s northern slope to a few dozen mountaineers who will be tested for the coronavirus and must keep their distance while ascending the world’s highest peak. Both Nepal and China closed the mountain to foreign climbers last year because of the pandemic. Nepal has allowed in foreign climbers this season […]

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Pak court asks India to cooperate in Jadhav case

Pak court asks India to cooperate in Jadhav case

Islamabad:  A top Pakistani court hearing the case of death row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav has asked India to cooperate in the legal proceeding over the matter, saying appearing before the court did not mean a waiver of sovereignty. A three-member bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC), comprising Chief Justice Athar Minallah, Justice Aamer Farooq […]

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China’s carrier group conducts exercises in South China Sea

China’s carrier group conducts exercises in South China Sea

Beijing: China’s Shandong aircraft carrier group has recently conducted routine annual exercises in the South China Sea, the People’s Liberation Army said Sunday, after Beijing criticised the US for sending Navy ships into the strategic area. The Chinese Defence Ministry last week urged the US to restrain its front-line forces in the air and seas […]

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Final phase of Afghan pullout by US, NATO starts formally

Final phase of Afghan pullout by US, NATO starts formally

Kabul: The final phase of ending America’s forever war in Afghanistan after 20 years formally began Saturday, with the withdrawal of the last US and NATO troops by the end of summer. President Joe Biden had set May 1 as the official start of the withdrawal of the remaining forces — about 2,500-3,500 US troops […]

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44 killed in stampede at Jewish religious festival in Israel

44 killed in stampede at Jewish religious festival in Israel

Jerusalem: In one of the worst peacetime tragedies in Israel, at least 44 people were crushed to death and about 150 others injured in a stampede overnight at an overcrowded Jewish religious gathering in the country’s north attended by tens of thousands of people flouting the coronavirus-related restrictions. The mass gathering was organised to celebrate […]

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UN stands ready to step up support to India: UN chief Guterres on ‘horrific’ COVID outbreak

UN stands ready to step up support to India: UN chief Guterres on ‘horrific’ COVID outbreak

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said the world organisation stands ready to step up its support to India to combat the horrific COVID-19 wave in the country that has infected more than 18 million people and killed over 200,000. With the entire @UN family, I stand in solidarity with the people of India […]

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Biden sells economic plan in GA, calls for rich to pay more

Biden sells economic plan in GA, calls for rich to pay more

Duluth (US): President Joe Biden took his pitch to Georgia Thursday night for USD 4 trillion in spending to rebuild the nation’s aged infrastructure and vastly expand the federal social safety net, choosing a new political battleground to make his case that Americans want a more activist government. With his visit to a state he […]

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India declines UN’s offer of assistance from integrated supply chain, says it has ‘robust system’

India declines UN’s offer of assistance from integrated supply chain, says it has ‘robust system’

United Nations: India has declined assistance offered by the United Nations of its integrated supply chain for COVID19-related material, saying the country has a “robust system” to deal with the required logistics, a spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said. “One of the things we did is we offered the assistance of our integrated supply […]

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