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  World   Asia  09 Jun 2019

World, Asia, 09 Jun 2019

Woman on Pak airlines flight mistakes emergency exit for toilet

After the incident, about 40 passengers were offloaded along with their luggage as per standard operating procedure.

09 Jun 2019 9:06 PM

Deep roots, strong relationship: PM Modi plants tree at Sri Lanka president's house

PM Modi is in Sri Lanka on the second leg of his first foreign visit after the elections last month.

09 Jun 2019 5:00 PM

G20 says worsening trade wars pose risk to world economy

G20 finance minister and central bank chiefs produced statement saying, ‘growth remains low and risks remain tilted to the downside.’

09 Jun 2019 3:36 PM

Huge Hong Kong protest against China extradition law

‘This bill will not just affect Hong Kong's reputation as an international finance centre, but also our judicial system,’ a student said.

09 Jun 2019 3:22 PM

13-year-old Hindu girl raped, forced to drink alcohol in Pakistan's Sindh

The incident happened in Tando Muhammad Khan district on June 7 when the victim was on her way to purchase some groceries.

09 Jun 2019 3:14 PM


PM Modi makes unscheduled visit to terror attack hit church in Colombo

'My heart goes out to the families of the victims and the injured,' Modi said.

09 Jun 2019 3:07 PM

India will help in conservation of Maldives' Friday Mosque: PM Modi

Maldives' Friday Mosque is a unique place of worship made of coral stones.

09 Jun 2019 2:06 PM

President Xi to meet PM Modi on sidelines of SCO summit

The SCO summit is due to be held on June 13-14 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

09 Jun 2019 1:33 PM

Pak economic growth expected to hit 3.3 pc, well below target of 6.3 pc: Survey

Survey indicates that livestock is the only sector whose growth went little above official target while all other sectors performed poorly.

09 Jun 2019 1:27 PM

Polling for Presidential elections underway in Kazakhstan

Former President Nursultan Nazarbayev cast his vote in the morning and interacted with the locals present at the polling station.

09 Jun 2019 12:42 PM


G-20 talks trade, finance as Japan readies for Osaka summit

Japan, the world's third-largest economy, is hosting the G-20 for the first time since it was founded in 1999.

09 Jun 2019 11:38 AM

In a first, ferry service to connect India and Maldives

The initiative was announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day state visit to the Indian Ocean archipelago.

09 Jun 2019 10:52 AM

Nepal faces mountainous challenge identifying Everest bodies

Police and government officials admit they face huge challenge putting names to dead climbers and sending them back to their own countries.

09 Jun 2019 9:40 AM

PM Modi's diplomatic push; meets Maldivian political leaders

PM Modi held meetings with Qasim Ibrahim of Jumhooree Party and Home Minister and Adhaalath Party leader Sheikh Imran Abdulla.

09 Jun 2019 8:38 AM