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Provincial government to pay for Pakistan Hindu temple destroyed by mob

A Hindu temple in Pakistan destroyed by a Muslim mob this week will be rebuilt using provincial government funds, its information minister said Friday. Around...

New Year, new rules: UK begins post-Brexit future

Britain on Friday (1) began a new year and life outside the European Union’s single market, with the first trucks crossing the Channel by...

Pakistan to purchase 1.2 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from China’s Sinopharm

PAKISTAN will purchase 1.2 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from China’s Sinopharm, a minister said on Thursday(31), the first official confirmation of a vaccine purchase...

India approves country’s first Covid vaccine

INDIA’s drug regulator on Friday(1) approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, two sources said. The decision clears the...

India’s market regulator imposes fine on Mukesh Ambani, Reliance

INDIA’s market regulator has imposed fine on Reliance Industries and its chairman Mukesh Ambani, the country’s richest man. The Securities and Exchange Board of India...

India’s ruling party pushes budget relief for middle class, business in wake of virus

INDIA’s ruling party has urged the government to put more money in the pockets of middle-income families in the next budget and cut the...

Prominent British Asians recognised in New Year’s Honours List

A LEADING musician, community leaders, campaigners and choreographers are among Asians honoured in the Queen’s New Year Honours List, announced this evening (30). This year’s...

Holder, Dawood sue the ECB for alleged ‘racial discrimination’

TWO former umpires from a BAME background have sued the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for alleged racial discrimination and sought damages. Prominent black...

‘A triumph for British science’, says Johnson on AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine approval

BRITAIN on Wednesday(30) became the first country in the world to approve a coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, hoping that rapid...

EU leaders sign Brexit deal as UK MPs debate ratification

EU leaders signed their post-Brexit trade deal with Britain and dispatched it to London on an RAF jet Wednesday(30), setting their seal on a...