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India, Pak approve fresh visas for diplomatic missions of officials

In February this year, the two nuclear-armed neighbours agreed to a “strict observance” of the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC)

17 Jun 2021 9:15 AM

China authorises CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine for children above 3 years

Sinovac has finished the Phrase I and II clinical research stage, involving several hundred volunteers in this age group

06 Jun 2021 3:39 PM

14 die as heavy rains lash Sri Lanka

Rains have been pounding several districts of the island nation since Thursday night

06 Jun 2021 2:24 PM

Chinese acquiring land around military bases in Japan: Report

The investments and purchase plans were driven by Chinese-led foreign corporations and could pose a risk to Japan's safety

21 May 2021 1:40 PM

China cancels Everest climbs over fears of virus from Nepal

While China has mostly curbed domestic transmission of COVID, Nepal is experiencing a surge with record numbers of new infections and deaths

15 May 2021 12:15 PM

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Chinese rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean, draws criticism from NASA

The China Manned Space Engineering Office said most of the debris was burnt up in the atmosphere

09 May 2021 11:05 AM

Sri Lanka bans travellers from India with immediate effect

Several countries like UK, UAE, Australia and Singapore have already banned travellers from India as well as other South Asian countries

06 May 2021 1:01 PM

Russia stresses on need for participation of Talibans in Afghanistan peace process

The exclusion of a group will not lead to implementation of peace agreement and that it is fraught with the risk of hostilities, says Lavrov

07 Apr 2021 2:22 AM

No trade with India under current circumstances: Pak PM Khan

India has said that it desires normal neighbourly relations with Pakistan in an environment free of terror, hostility, and violence

03 Apr 2021 12:54 PM

Violence breaks out in Bangladesh as protests grow against Modi's visit

Five people died on Friday, and another six the next day, after police shot at demonstrators in several major districts across the nation

28 Mar 2021 3:21 PM

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Myanmar mourns bloodiest day since coup, U.N. investigator condemns 'mass murder'

Children were among those killed on Saturday, Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day, according to news reports and witnesses

28 Mar 2021 2:09 PM

Pakistan PM Imran Khan wins trust vote; Opposition demands resignation

The floor test took place without the Opposition boycotted the voting, making it easier for Khan to secure the required numbers

06 Mar 2021 10:28 PM

Chinese cyber-espionage unit on US hacking spree: report

At least 30,000 US organizations including local governments have been hacked in recent days

06 Mar 2021 11:41 AM

China shares dramatic video of mountain clash with Indian Army

Footage appeared to show Indian troops wading through a river towards Chinese soldiers in the barren and ice-covered Karakoram Mountains

20 Feb 2021 10:50 AM

WHO teams visits Wuhan food market in search of virus clues

WHO said on Twitter last Thursday that the team plans to visit Wuhan Institute of Virology and laboratories at facilities

31 Jan 2021 12:16 PM

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Sri Lanka President receives free Indian COVID vaccines under 'Neighbourhood First' policy

The consignment came after the country approved emergency use of Oxford AstraZeneca's Covishield vaccine

28 Jan 2021 4:56 PM

WHO team to start Wuhan virus probe under global glare

The visit will be tightly tethered to the science of how the virus jumped from animals to humans

28 Jan 2021 4:27 PM

China deploys anal swabs to test for Covid-19

The method can increase the detection rate of infected people

27 Jan 2021 9:15 PM

Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream

Most of the 29,000 cartons in the batch had yet to be sold, the government said

17 Jan 2021 2:17 PM

No talks possible with India until restoration of autonomous status of J-K: Pak PM

We don't have adversarial relations with any country except India which is trying to destabilise Pakistan, he claimed

11 Jan 2021 1:01 AM

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