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Preparations in full-swing as Cyclone Burevi nears Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA evacuated 75,000 people from homes on the east coast, where tropical cyclone Burevi, packing winds of 80 kph to 90 kph (50...

Indian troop withdrawal ‘precondition’ for peace: China

China's ambassador has said the withdrawal of Indian troops from disputed territory is a "precondition" for peace, in an apparent escalation of a border...

‘Kung Fu nuns’ deliver aid, health advice in pandemic-hit Himalayas

Trekking for hours in the thin air of the Himalayas, hundreds of maroon-robed Buddhist nuns are carrying vital aid - and health advice -...

Pakistan’s First Hindu Woman Senator To Champion Girls’ Education

As the first woman senator from Pakistan's lowest Dalit caste, Krishna Kumari Kohli has an ambitious to-do list, from tackling honour killings to kidnappings...

New Zealand MP takes oath in Sanskrit

Dr Gaurav Sharm, on Wednesday took oath in Sanskrit in the New Zealand Parliament. Recently elected as the Member of Parliament, Sharma, 33, hails from...

Scientists reconstruct skeleton of elusive, pre-historic human

Researchers in Israel say they have reconstructed the skeleton of a pre-historic human from a long-extinct and elusive species using DNA found in the...

French, English beards banned in Pakistani province by hairdressers, even district administration

Hairdressers in Pakistan's conservative Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province have imposed a ban in their shops on stylish French and English beard and haircuts, terming it un-Islamic....

Pakistn – cricketer turned politician Imran Khan gets married for the third time

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has confirmed party chief and former Pakistan captain Imran Khan’s marriage to his spiritual guide Bushra Maneka, thus ending weeks of speculation...

Lebanon navigates food challenge with no grain silo and few stocks

Lebanon's government holds no strategic stockpile of grains and Tuesday's blast destroyed the privately held stocks at its only large grain silo, the economy...

Pakistan shoots down Indian jets, carries out airstrikes in Kashmir

  Pakistan shot down two Indian jets on Wednesday, a spokesman for the Pakistan armed forces said, a day after Indian warplanes struck inside Pakistan...