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Chinese garment manufacturer going green in Bangladesh

© Provided by Xinhua | &Solar systems are becoming an increasingly popular form of alternative energy in Bangladesh. LDC Group ...


Bangladesh to get 2 million Covishield doses from India

Dhaka [Bangladesh], January 19 (ANI): Bangladesh will receive 2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' as a gift from India ...


ED attaches assets worth Rs 1.44 cr in red Sanders case

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth Rs 1.44 crores belonging to the ...


Bhutan to receive Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine from India

Thimphu [Bhutan], January 18 (ANI): Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering on Monday announced that Thimphu will receive Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine from ...


Neighbouring countries congratulate India on vaccination

New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): Leaders from neigbouring countries have congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the successful launch ...


COVID-19 vaccines: how and when will lower-income countries get access?

COVID-19 vaccination programmes are gathering pace in high-income countries, but for much of the world, the future looks bleaker. Although ...


Bangladesh ODI team to wear special jersey

Dhaka [Bangladesh], January 18 (ANI): The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced that the side will sport a specially-designed jersey ...


Asia Album: Fish hunting festival in Sylhet, Bangladesh

© Provided by Xinhua | &SYLHET, Bangladesh, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Hundreds of people in Bangladesh's Sylhet district, some 240 ...


Bangladesh Covid-19 cases rise to 527,632

Dhaka [Bangladesh], January 17 (ANI/Xinhua): Bangladesh reported 569 new COVID-19 cases and 23 new deaths on Sunday, making the tally ...


2 illegal Rohingya migrants arrested by Delhi Police

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Two Rohingya migrants from Myanmar were arrested after they were found living in Uttam ...


Scuffles Break Out as Thai Protesters Flout Virus Rules to Protest

BANGKOK - Several pro-democracy activists in Thailand were arrested as protests Saturday unexpectedly returned to Bangkok's streets, defying an emergency ...


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Undercover Chinese survey ship intercepted in Indonesian waters

A Chinese government survey ship was intercepted "running dark" without broadcasting its position via AIS (Automated Identification System) by Indonesian ...

Orders for Nissan Magnite vehicles in India stands at 35,000

BANGALORE, India - Following an earlier report of 36 units of the Nissan Magnite being delivered on a single day ...

Tokyo's Nikkei closes up on bargain-hunting

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed up nearly 1.4% on Tuesday as investors bought on dips following two days of profit-taking.The ...

Investors eye recovery as most Asia markets rise, Yellen in focus

Optimism about the global economic recovery and vaccine rollouts trumped ongoing concerns about soaring virus infections Tuesday.World virus cases broke ...

Thailand Open: Sindhu, Srikanth march into second round

Bangkok [Thailand], January 19 (ANI): India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu on Tuesday progressed to the second round of the ongoing ...

How Americans secretly used Soviet aircraft

Nobody in the USSR knew that its potential enemy had dozens of Soviet fighters in combat service.Aerial combat training is ...

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Asian stocks on fire, U.S. dollar comeback fizzles

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were hot on Tuesday, although mainland China was running against the trend.Hong Kong ...

Australian commercial metro radio fans hit over 11 million last year

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Australian metropolitan commercial radio audience grew by 2% to nearly 11.1 million listeners in 2020, ...

U.S. stocks take a dip on recent economic data

NEW YORK, New York - According to futures trading, U.S. stocks are likely to sink further when they re-open on ...

Apple reportedly planning to replace Touch Bar on MacBook Pro

WASHINGTON, DC - Tech giant, Apple might finally be getting rid of Touch Bar from its next rendition of the ...

Chinese stocks trend higher on improving economy

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in mainland China and Hong Kong advanced on Monday on news that the world's second-largest ...

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Dozens dead as Taliban and Afghan security forces clashes escalate

KABUL, Afghanistan - Major violence has spread, and escalated across Afghanistan.Scores of national security forces and Taliban militants have been ...


Israel shuts out Palestinians from vaccine program

JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities should provide Covid-19 vaccines to the more than 4.5 million Palestinians in the occupied West Bank ...


Thousands of armed National Guard troops patrol U.S. capital

WASHINGTON, DC - Washington is locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials are geared up for pro-Trump marches in all ...


Trump administration makes major military strategic shift for Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - In a sign of the changing political environment in the Middle East, the United States military will ...


Execution on Saturday possible last Federal execution in United States

WASHINGTON, DC - Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump's administration carried out its last federal execution when Dustin John Higgs, convicted ...


Undercover Chinese survey ship intercepted in Indonesian waters

A Chinese government survey ship was intercepted "running dark" without broadcasting its position via AIS (Automated Identification System) by Indonesian ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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