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Afghanistan: Taliban terrorists caught on camera beheading injured security force member

Thousands of people are getting vaccinated willingly everyday

Traffic pressure on the road on the fifth day of the lockdown

Government officials will act as servants, not rulers of the people: PM Hasina

Lockdown: Restrictions till August 5

Afghanistan: Taliban terrorists caught on camera beheading injured security force member

Kabul, July 27: The Taliban leaders were recently caught on camera beheading an Afghanistan security force member, an episode showcasing the brutality of the group now trying to recapture the war-ravaged country once again.

India will export vaccine to Bangladesh if production increases: Vikram Doraiswami

Dhaka, July 23: India's High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami has said Delhi will export coronavirus vaccine to Bangladesh after production increases in the country.

Myanmar: ‘Brute force terror campaign’ targeting rights defenders, UN experts say

New York, July 20: Human rights defenders in Myanmar are being targeted under a “brute force terror campaign” by the military junta, United Nations independent experts said on Monday, calling again for a stronger international response to the coup.

Pakistan: Afghanistan envoy's daughter abducted, tortured before being released 

Kabul/Islamabad: Afghan ambassador in Pakistan, Najibullah Alikhil's daughter was abducted and tortured before she was released, media reports said on Saturday.

India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar expresses satisfaction over the vaccination situation in Bangladesh

New Delhi, July 16: Although India has stopped supplying the coronavirus vaccine, Delhi is happy with the current improved vaccination situation in Bangladesh. India's External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar made the remarks during a meeting with Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen in the Uzbekistan's capital city Tashkent on Thursday (July 15).

India's Delhi University to set up Bangabandhu Chair

New Delhi, July 14: India's Delhi University will set up the 'Bangabandhu Chair' in honour of Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Indian Council for Cultural Relations and Delhi University on Monday (July 12th). The agreement was signed in Delhi, India. Through this initiative more Bangladeshi students are being encouraged to be admitted here.

Afghanistan: Kabul blast leaves four civilians dead

Kabul, July 13: At least four civilians died as a blast hit Afghanistan's Kabul city on Tuesday, media reports said.

Sri Lanka extends all types of visas to foreigners for another 30 days

Colombo, July 9: Sri Lanka has extended the validity period of all types of visas for foreigners currently staying in the country till 8 August, considering the ongoing restrictions on international travel.

Pakistan fails to check terrorism, remains on FATF gray list

Islamabad / Paris, July 6: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an international body monitoring terrorist financing, has put Pakistan on the gray list again. The Paris-based group recently reported that Pakistan was on the gray list for failing to take action against notorious terrorists such as Hafiz Saeed and Masood Azhar, who were declared militants by the UN. This was stated by FATF President Marcus Pleyer at a virtual meeting.

Coronavirus: India records 34,703 cases, 553 deaths in the last 24 hours

New Delhi, July 6: After 111 days, India on Tuesday reported its lowest Covid-19 caseload as the neighbouring country recorded 34,703 fresh coronavirus cases.

Pakistan: Suspected terror attack in North Waziristan leaves three soldiers dead

North Waziristan, July 6: At least three soldiers died as suspected terrorists attacked a check-post in North Waziristan tribal district of Pakistan on Monday, media reports said.

Many in Pakistan still trapped in bonded labour system

Islamabad: A research conducted by Hari Welfare Association (HWA) has revealed that many people in Pakistan are still trapped in the bonded labour system.

Covaxin overall 77.8 percent effective against Covid-19, claims India's Bharat Biotech

New Delhi, July 3: Indian biotechnology company Bharat Biotech has claimed its anti-Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, is 77.8 percent effective against the deadly virus.

Pakistan: Blast injures six in Quetta

Islamabad, July 2: At least six people were injured as an explosion occurred in front of Askari Park on Quetta's Airport Road in Pakistan's Balochistan area on Thursday, media reports said.

Afghanistan reports 1,940 new cases, 86 Covid-19 deaths in last 24 hours

Kabul, July 1: The Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health on Thursday reported 1,940 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours.