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Awami League candidates have won the municipal elections by a wide margin because people want development: Obaidul Quader

President calls for united efforts to eradicate corruption, drugs, terrorism and militancy

Bangladeshi Zayn Siddiqui in Biden administration; Mymensingh rejoices

India's gift of 20 lakh vaccines to come on January 20

PM meets President in Parliament

Blast targets government official's car in Kabul

Kabul, January 18: A day after gunmen opened fire on a vehicle and killed two female judges of the Supreme Court in Afghanistan's Kabul, a car carrying a Telecommunications and IT Ministry official was hit by a magnetic bomb on Monday, local media reports said.

Afghanistan: Unidentified gunmen killed 2 female judges in Kabul

Kabul: Unidentified gunmen shot dead two female judges in Kabul on Sunday, media reports said.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches world's biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive

New Delhi, January 16: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the world's biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive in the nation, which is one of the worst Novel Coronavirus-hit countries.

Blackout: Major power outage hits Pakistan 

Islamabad: Pakistan plunged into darkness after a major power breakdown occurred in the country.

Afghanistan: Taliban attack kills six security force members in Kunduz

Dhaka, January 7: A Taliban attack killed on a security base in Afghanistan's Kunduz province on Wednesday night left at least six security force members dead, local media reports said quoting a provincial council member.

Vaccines are allowed to be exported from India to all countries: Serum CEO Adar Poonawalla

Dhaka, January 6: News of the Indian government's recent ban on exports of the coronavirus vaccine has raised concerns. In this regard, Adar Poonawalla, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Serum Institute of India, an Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine manufacturer in Asia, said that all countries are allowed to import coronavirus vaccines from India. He made the announcement in a tweet on Tuesday (January 5).

Pakistan: Gunmen kill 11 coal miners in Machh coal field

Quetta: Armed men opened fire and killed at least eleven coal miners in Pakistan's Machh coal field on Sunday, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Government official critically wounded, driver killed in IED blast in Kabul

Dhaka, December 31: A government official was critically wounded and his driver killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Afghanistan's Kabul on Thursday morning.

Prominent people demand the declaration of Pakistan as a terrorist state, Jaamat as a terrorist organisation

Dhaka, December 30: An international webinar marking the 12th anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks has called for Pakistan to be declared a terrorist state and Jaamat-e-Islami a terrorist organisation.

Running the country is not same as managing cricket team: Former Prez Zardari tells PM Imran Khan

Dhaka, December 29: Targeting PM Imran Khan, Pakistan's former President Asif Ali Zardari has said running a country is 'not the same as managing a cricket team'.

Pakistan: Maryam Nawaz Sharif targets PM Imran Khan, calls him 'incompetent'

Dhaka, December 29: Pakistan's key opposition leader Maryam Nawaz Sharif targeted PM Imran Khan by calling him 'incompetent'.

Four killed as Pakistani military helicopter crashes in Gilgit-Baltistan region: ISPR

Islamabad: Four people have died in a crash of the Pakistani military helicopter in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, the Pakistani military’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said on Sunday.

Four blasts rock Kabul; two killed, six wounded

Dhaka, December 26: At least two security force members were killed and six others, incluidng a civilian, were injured in four separate blasts in Afghanistan's Kabul on Saturday morning.

Protests erupt in Pakistan over activist Karima Baloch's death

Karachi: Protests have taken place in several regions in Balochistan and in Karachi city against the sudden death of activist Karima Baloch in Canada.

Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen kill three civilians including a woman 

Gardez: Unidentified gunmen have killed three civilians, including a woman, in Gardez region of Afghanistan, media reports said on Sunday.