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Bangladesh goes tough against illegal mobile handsets

Dhaka |Wednesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST

In a bid to rein in mobile phones imported illegally, the Bangladeshi government has initiated a move to set up a national equipment identity register (NEIR).

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Death toll in Karachi gas leak rises to 14 (Lead)

Karachi |Wednesday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST

A toxic gas leak in Karachi's Keamari area has killed at least 14 people even as its source remained unclear on Tuesday, a media report said.

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Militants kill judge in Afghanistan

Kabul |Tuesday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST

Taliban militants has killed a primary court judge in Afghanistan's western Herat province, a local official said Tuesday.

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Taliban militant active on Twitter, Pak minister admits his escape

New Delhi/Islamabad |Tuesday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST

Pakistan on Monday admitted that former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan who was responsible for terror attacks on Malala Yousafzai and the Peshawar Army Public School has e

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7 killed, 19 injured in blast in Quetta

Quetta |Tuesday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

At least seven persons were killed and 19 others injured in an explosion in the city on Monday, a media report quoted Balochistan government spokesman Liaqat Shahwani as saying.

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Pakistan making efforts in Ehsan case: Minister

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

Pakistan's Interior Minister Ijaz Shah confirmed on Monday that former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan had escaped from the custody of security agencies, but asserted that

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7 killed, 21 injured in Quetta blast (Lead)

Quetta |Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST

At least seven persons were killed and 21 injured in an explosion in the city on Monday, a media report quoted Balochistan government spokesman Liaqat Shahwani as saying.

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Pak toxic gas leak: 3 more die, toll rises to 8

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST

The toll in the toxic gas leak in Pakistan's port city Karachi rose at eight on Tuesday prompting Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah to order evacuation of residents from the affected areas.

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SL's agriculture department warns against risks of desert locusts

Colombo |Tuesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST

Sri Lanka's department of agriculture on Tuesday said if the overseas desert locust plague persists, the probability of locusts entering the island country would increase, causing devastation to crops

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UN chief visits Kartarpur gurdwara in Pakistan

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday visited Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan's Narowal district.

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Nepal seeks review of 1947 deal with Britain on Gurkha soldiers

Kathmandu |Monday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

Nepal has officially proposed a review of the 1947 agreement among Nepal, India and Britain over the recruitment and deployment of Gurkha soldiers and their perks and facilities.

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UNSC resolutions on Kashmir need to be implemented: Guterres

United Nations |Monday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST

US Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that the Security Council resolutions on Kashmir have to implemented – and although he did not make a reference to it, the main resolution requires Pakista

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