Imran faces bouncer barrage as NextGen women leaders mount fierce attack

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST

Two women, one a relatively experienced hand at politics and the other a debutant, took centre stage at the Multan rally of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) a few days back.

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NATO Secy Gen reiterates call for Afghan ceasefire

Kabul |Wednesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has reiterated his call for Afghan ceasefire.

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BSF officer killed in Pakistan's LoC ceasefire violation in J&K

Jammu |Tuesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST

A Border Security Force (BSF) officer was killed on Tuesday in ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) by Pakistan troops in J&K's Rajouri district.

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SL appoints new state minister in charge of Covid-19

Colombo |Tuesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a new state minister in charge of Covid-19 prevention, as the virus has infected over 23,000 people and killed 118 in the island nation, an offici

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B'desh reports 2,525 new Covid-19 cases, highest in 3 months

Dhaka |Tuesday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST

Bangladesh on Tuesday reported 2,525 new coronavirus cases, the highest single-day in nearly three months, which increased the country's overall infection tally to 464,932, according to the Directorat

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PDM's 5th power show calls for Imran's ouster

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST

Despite the Pakistan government's ban on holding public rallies in the wake of the unabated Covid-19 pandemic, the PDM opposition alliance staged its fifth power show in Multan which called for the ou

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'SCO helps Pak increase engagements with regional, global partners'

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST

A Pakistani official has said that the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) provides the country with a platform for increasing engagement with key global and regional partners and forging tighter

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Myanmar military extends non-operation period against armed groups

Yangon |Tuesday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST

The Myanmar military on Tuesday announced the extension of the suspension period of its operations against armed groups until the end of December.

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Secularism is one of the principles in our Constitution: B'desh Minister

Dhaka |Monday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST

Secularism is one of the principles in Bangladesh's constitution and Sheikh Hasina-led government has been working tirelessly to ensure the equal rights of people of all religions, said the newly-appo

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British mercenaries probed over SL war crimes: Report

London |Monday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST

The Metropolitan Police have launched a probe into British mercenaries over their alleged involvement in the decades-long Sri Lankan civil war, a media report said on Monday.

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70% of Pak's Covid-19 cases reported from 5 cities

Islamabad |Monday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST

Seventy per cent of Pakistan's overall coronavirus cases have been reported from the five cities of Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Peshawar and Karachi, the country's National Command and Operation Ce

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Pakistan has highest breast cancer rate in Asia: Report

Islamabad |Monday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST

Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia, as approximately 90,000 women are diagnosed with the disease every year out of whom 40,000 pass away, a media report said on Monday.

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