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Johnson Unveils Mission To Tackle UK\'s \'North-South\' Divide

London, Sep 20 : UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled plans to tackle the country’s long-standing “North-South” divide, appointing former Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane as chief...

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France Rebukes Australia, US Over Submarine Row

Paris, Sep 20 : France has rebuked Australia and the US for “a major breach of trust and contempt” in the submarine row, following the decision to recall its Ambassadors...

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Women Stage Protest In Kabul Against Taliban Policies

Kabul, Sep 20 : A number of Afghan women staged a protest in Kabul against Taliban policies, demanding equal rights to education and work, according to a media report. Sunday’s...

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Israel, Egypt FMs Agree To Boost Bilateral Ties

Tel Aviv, Sep 20 : Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry have agreed to strengthen bilateral ties, according to an official statement. During a phone...

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Khaleda Zia\'s Jail Suspension Extended For 6 More Months

Dhaka, Sep 20 : The Bangladesh government has extended the suspension of former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia’s jail sentence for another six months. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan made the announcement...

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Karzai Says Taliban Have Not Fulfilled Their Commitments

Kabul, Sep 20 : Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that the taliban have not fulfilled their commitments on various issues like the education of girls, women’s rights, as...

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Rainstorms Lash China\'s Henan

Beijing, Sep 20 : Torrential rain have battered China’s Henan province since September 17, prompting authorities to issue a level-IV emergency response to floods, local officials said. From 8 a.m.on...

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Greece Launches Enclosed Camp For Asylum Seekers

Athens, Sep 20 : Greece has inaugurated a new type of enclosed controlled reception and identification camp for asylum seekers on the outskirts of Vathy town on Samos island aimed...

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Algeria Holds Funeral For Late President Bouteflika

Algiers, Sep 20 : Algeria held the funeral in the capital Algiers for former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who died last week at the age of 84. Bouteflika was buried on...

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Health Officials Back US FDA Panel\'s Decision On Covid Booster Shot

Washington, Sep 20 : US health officials have voiced their support for the recommendation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel that Covid-19 booster shots be limited to...

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\'US Economic Recovery Would Reverse Into Recession If Debt Limit Not Raised\'

Washington, Sep 20 : US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has warned that the country’s economic recovery would reverse into recession if Congress fails to swiftly raise the federal debt limit....

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Afghanistan\'s Secondary, High Schools Reopen For Boys

Kabul, Sep 20 : Secondary and high schools, as well as madrasas, for boys across Afghanistan have reopened after more than a month of the country’s takeover by the Taliban,...

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Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 228.4

Washington, Sep 20 : The global coronavirus caseload has topped 228.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.69 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.90 billion, according...

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AP Govt Aims To Ship 450 MMT Of Cargo Through Ports

The Andhra Pradesh state government aims to increase the state’s trade exporting capacity.The Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) has drawn up a plan to explain to exporters the potential...

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Over 5,000 People Evacuated As Volcano Erupts On Spain\'s La Palma Island

Madrid, Sep 20 : Between 5,000 and 10,000 people are being evacuated after a volcano began erupting on the La Palma island of Spain’s Canary Islands on Sunday afternoon. Regional...

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US: 5 Injured After Military Training Plane Crashes In Texas

Houston, Sep 20 : Five people were injured after a military training jet crashed in a residential area in Lake Worth, the south central US state of Texas, according to...

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DRI Officials Seized Heroin Worth Rs 9000 Crore At Gujarat\'s Mundra Port

The news, Vijayawada has become the gateway to the international drug racket is creating a stir in Andhra Pradesh.Recently, the Central Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials in Vijayawada has...

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Wildfires Surrounding California\'s Sequoia Groves Spread To Almost 40K Acres

Los Angeles, Sep 20 : Two huge wildfires, the Windy and KNP Complex fires, burning around the Sequoia National Forest and the Sequoia National Park in US state California, spread...

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UN Chief Condemns Executions By Houthis In Yemen

United Nations, Sep 20 : UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned Saturday’s executions of nine individuals by the Houthi movement in Yemen, said his spokesman. “The secretary-general deeply regrets...

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Singapore Reports 1,012 New Covid-19 Cases

Singapore, Sep 20 : Singapore on Sunday reported 1,012 new cases of Covid-19 infection, bringing the total tally in the country to 77,804. Of the new cases, 919 were in...

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UK Records Another 29,612 Covid-19 Cases

London, Sep 20 : Another 29,612 people in the UK have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 7,429,746, according to official...

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ISIS-K Claims Kabul Bomber Was Arrested In Delhi Five Years Back

New Delhi, Sep 19 : ISIS-K has claimed in propaganda material that the Kabul airport suicide bomber wanted to carry out an attack in India but was arrested in Delhi...

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UNESCO Expresses Deep Concern Over Exclusion Of Girls From Af Schools

New Delhi, Sep 19 : UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay has expressed deep concern over the announcement made in Afghanistan to gradually reopen secondary schools for boys and their male...

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FB Overrun By Vax Lies Despite Denying Fuelling Hesitancy: Report

San Francisco, Sep 19 : Anti-vaccine activists flooded Facebook to sow doubt about the Covid-19 vaccines, overwhelming efforts to stop them even as the company told the world that it...

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9 Killed After Passenger Boat Overturns In China (Ld)

Beijing, Sep 19 : At least nine people were killed and six others missing after a passenger boat overturned in a river in China’s Guizhou province, local authorities confirmed on...

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Australian Minister Resigns After Accepting Anonymous Donation

Canberra, Sep 19 : Australian Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Christian Porter on Sunday resigned after accepting an anonymous donation to fund personal legal fees. Prime Minister Scott Morrison...

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Laos Bans Travel Within, To And From Capital

Vientiane, Sep 19 : Authorities in Laos’ capital Vientiane on Sunday imposed a ban on all travels to and from the city and within four major districts from until September...

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China Reports 43 New Locally Transmitted Covid Cases

Beijing, Sep 19 : China reported 43 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, all in Fujian province amid a resurgence of the virus, the National Health Commission said on Sunday. Also...

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Two Canine Diseases On The Rise In LA

Los Angeles, Sep 19 : The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has urged dog owners to report cases of canine influenza and leptospirosis, which have been increasing since...

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Israel Arrests Last 2 Palestinian Fugitives On The Run

Tel Aviv, Sep 19 : The Israeli army announced on Sunday that it has arrested the last two of the six Palestinians who had escaped a maximum-security prison in northern...

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OAS In An Obsolete And Ineffective Body, Says Bolivian Prez

Mexico City, Sep 19 : Bolivian President Luis Arce called the Organization of American States (OAS) “an obsolete and ineffective body that does not respond to the principles of multilateralism...

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Peaceful Right-wing Rally Near US Capitol Amid High Police Alert

Washington, Sep 19 : A right-wing rally was held peacefully near the long fencing of US Capitol amid high police alert and tight media presence, against the treatment of January...

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G20 Agriculture Ministers Commit To Better Ensure Sustainable Food Systems

Rome, Sep 19 : Ministers for Agriculture from the G20 nations have committed to shift their sector policies to better ensure sustainability and security of food systems in the world....

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Maduro Proposes Creating New Institutionalism For CELAC

Mexico City, Sep 19 : Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has proposed the creation of new institutionalism for the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), with the aim of...

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Hasina Agrees On Removal Of Illegal Structures From \'Fairy Hill\'

By Sumi KhanNew Delhi, Sep 19 : The local administration and lawyers association in Bangladesh’s Chittagong have locked horns over construction on a heritage hill, known as ‘Porir Pahar’ or...

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B\'desh Gets Another 5 Mn Doses Of Sinopharm Vax

Dhaka, Sep 19 : Bangladesh has received another 5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine developed by China’s pharmaceutical Sinopharm Group. A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying the Chinese vaccine doses...

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Islamabad Police Taunted As Jamia Hafsa Hoists Taliban Flag

New Delhi, Sep 19 : A case has been registered against cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz, his collaborators as well as seminary students under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) and different sections...

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Security Council Voices Concern Over Political Strife In Somalia

United Nations, Sep 19 : The UN Security Council has expressed deep concern about the ongoing disagreement between the Somali President and Prime Minister, and the negative impact on the...

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SL Receives 4 Mnn Doses Of Sinopharm Vaccines

Colombo, Sep 19 : Sri Lankan authorities have received 4 million doses of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccines as a mass inoculation program against Covid-19 is presently underway in the island...

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Houthis Publicly Execute 9 People For Alleged Spying

Yemen, Sep 19 : Yemen’s Houthi militia have publicly executed nine people for allegedly spying for Saudi Arabia. The nine were brought by an armoured vehicle to al-Sabeen Square in...

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Probe Into Bank Accounts A Scare Tactic: B\'desh Journos

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Sep 19 : The BFIU, a finance monitoring agency of the Bangladesh Bank responsible for investigating suspicious transactions, has sent a letter to all banks on September...

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Raisi Says \'new Chapter\' Emerging In Iran-Tajikistan Ties

Dushanbe, Sep 19 : A new chapter is emerging in the relations between Iran and Tajikistan, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said at a joint press conference with his Tajik counterpart...

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Argentina Plans To Buy 12 JF-17 Thunder Fighter Jets From Pakistan

New Delhi, Sep 19 : Argentina has planned to buy 12 JF-17 Thunder fighter jets from Pakistan, as per media reports. One report states that Argentina has officially included $664...

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Telegram Blocks Navalny\'s Chatbots During Election

Moscow, Sep 19 : The Russian government still has a strong influence on Telegram despite lifting a ban last year as the encrypted messaging app has temporarily blocked all of...

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Thailand Daily Covid Deaths Hit 7-week Low

Bangkok, Sep 19 : Thailand reported 122 coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, the lowest daily rise of fatalities in seven weeks, according to the figures released by the...

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UNHCR Urges Int\'l Community To Continue Engaging With Taliban

Islamabad, Sep 19 : Visiting UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi said here that the international community should continue engaging with the Afghan Taliban. Addressing a press briefing...

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2 Killed, 21 Injured In Serial Blasts In Afghanistan

Kabul, Sep 19 : At least two people were killed and 21 others injured in four separate explosions in Afghanistan, multiple sources have confirmed. In Jalalabad city, capital of eastern...

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Ancient Ritual Tools Unearthed In Pharaonic Site In Egypt

Cairo, Sep 19 : Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed ancient tools once used in religious rituals at a temple site in Kafr el-Sheikh province north of the capital Cairo, the Ministry...

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8 Killed, 7 Missing After Passenger Boat Overturns In China

Beijing, Sep 19 : Eight people were killed, and seven others reported missing after a passenger boat overturned in a river in China’s Guizhou province, local authorities announced on Sunday....

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California\'s Job Growth In August Triples National Rate

San Francisco, Sep 19 : In August, California, the most populous state in the US, added jobs at three times the rate of the country, and business insiders contributed the...

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Covid Indicators Continue To Improve In Europe

Rome, Sep 19 : The main coronavirus indicators have continued to improve across Europe, even though individual countries use different strategies to confront the spread of the pandemic. In the...

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