Border Countries

  • Hospitals fill up as new mutant of Delta COVID-19 variant spreads in Nepal
    Kathmandu [Nepal]: The temporary shelter for COVID-19 infected patients at a hospital in Kathmandu has returned as a new mutant of the Delta COVID-19 variant is spreading in the Himalayan nation. Beds have been set up in a tin cordoned structure with oxygen cylinders in […]
  • Afghan Foreign Minister speaks to Jaishankar, requests for emergency UNSC session
    Kabul [Afghanistan]: Afghanistan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar called on his Indian counterpart Dr S Jaishankar on Tuesday to ‘discuss convening an emergency session of the UN Security Council on Afghanistan’.Taking to Twitter, Atmar said that United Nations and the international community must play a […]
  • Kabul: Blast in posh Sherpur neighborhood, several explosions follow
    A powerful explosion rocked an upscale neighborhood of the Afghan capital Tuesday that is home to several senior government officials, including the defense minister. Kabul, Afghanistan , August 3 : A powerful explosion rocked an upscale neighborhood of the Afghan capital Tuesday that is home […]
  • Lurching under financial pressure, Pakistan puts up Prime Minister’s house on rent
    Islamabad [Pakistan]: Reeling from a financial crunch, Pakistan Prime Minister’s official residence in Islamabad has been put on the market for rent.After the ruling Tehreek-Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government announced in August 2019, its plan to convert the Prime Minster’s House into a university, PM Imran […]
  • Imran Khan’s PTI’s victory in PoK elections ‘dubious’, says Nawaz Sharif
    Islamabad [Pakistan]: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, while slamming Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, claimed that its victory in PoK polls is ‘dubious’ and will be exposed soon.“Who will believe in such a victory for the PTI? The manner in which these results were obtained […]
  • Death toll from floods in China’s Henan rises to 302
    Zhengzhou [China], August 2 : The death toll from floods in central China’s Henan Province has risen to 302 on Monday.HENANThe update on the death toll due to torrential rains was confirmed by the information office of the provincial government in a press briefing, reported […]
  • Will not recognize Taliban if they gain power in Afghanistan by force: EU envoy
    Kabul [Afghanistan]: Amid the unrelenting violence in Afghanistan by the Taliban, European Union has reiterated that if the terrorist group rise to power by force, the European Union and other countries will not recognize their regime. “If Taliban rise to power militarily, the EU will […]
  • Pakistan ‘watchful’ as India assumes UNSC presidency for August
    Islamabad [Pakistan]: As India assumed the rotating presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the month of August, Pakistan’s envoy to the UN Munir Akram said they will be “watchful” during New Delhi’s spell at the forum.India on Sunday assumed the rotating presidency […]
  • More troops deployed in Herat by Afghan government as clashes with Taliban intensify
    Kabul [Afghanistan]: The Afghan government has deployed additional security forces in the western city of Herat after the Taliban moved closer to the city and clashes intensified.Abdul Rahman Rahman, senior deputy of the Interior Ministry, also visited Herat city and said that a large-scale operation […]
  • COVID-19: China raises alarm as Delta variant spreads
    Beijing [China]: As the new COVID-19 cases have been reported in at least 18 Chinese provinces, experts in the country have raised alarm due to the latest outbreak in the country fuelled by spread of Delta variant. Chinese public health officials on Sunday said that […]
  • India’s 4th oxygen express carrying 200 MT medical oxygen reaches Bangladesh
    Dhaka [Bangladesh]: India on Sunday delivered its fourth oxygen express to Bangladesh, carrying 200 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen. The oxygen train set out from Tatanagar at 7 am carrying 10 containers of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) reached Bangladesh around 2 pm through Benapole […]
  • First goods train through revived Haldibari-Chilahati rail link leaves for Bangladesh
    Alipurduar (West Bengal) [India]: The first goods train carrying stone chips to Bangladesh through the revived Haldibari-Chilahati rail link departed from Damdim station of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal on Saturday. With this, the commercial services on the railway link between India and Bangladesh, which […]
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