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Sri Lanka bans imports of plastic products

Sri Lanka on Friday decided to ban the import of plastic products in a bid to protect the environment and wildlife, a move likely...

Suspected Bangladesh plane hijacker killed in commando operation Army

Bangladesh commandos on Sunday killed an armed man, who allegedly made a foiled bid to hijack a Dubai-bound flight of the state-run Biman Airlines...

Vladimir Putin Ordered Downing Passenger Plane Over 2014 Olympics Threat

Russia's Vladimir Putin in 2014 ordered a passenger aircraft which was reported to be carrying a bomb and targeting the opening of the Winter...

49 dead in New Zealand mosque shootings

Attacks on two Christchurch mosques left at least 49 dead Friday, with one gunman -- identified as an Australian extremist -- apparently livestreaming the...

China hacked eight major firms, including TCS, in years-long attack: report

Hackers working for China's Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world's biggest technology service providers in an effort to...

People rush to Sri Lankan village to have ‘Covid-19 cure syrup’

THOUSANDS of people defied public gathering restrictions to descend on a small village in central Sri Lanka for a syrup that a self-styled holy...

Sonu Sood crowned top global Asian celebrity for 2020

INDIAN actor Sonu Sood, who won praise for his charitable work helping migrant workers in India during the pandemic, has been named the number...

Climate change could create 63 million migrants in South Asia by 2050

The growing impacts of climate change have already pushed more than 18 million people to migrate within South Asian countries, but that could more...

Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year: WHO

Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year in the world, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29 in 2016, according to...

Covid, pandemic and lockdown: how 2020 changed the world

When the world celebrated the dawn of a new decade with a blaze of firework parties and revelry on January 1, few could have...