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920 people killed, 610 injured as powerful earthquake shakes Afghanistan

920 people killed, 610 injured as powerful earthquake shakes Afghanistan

Kabul: Hundreds of people were killed and wounded in an earthquake that occurred early Wednesday morning in southeastern Afghanistan, according to a statement of the Ministry of State for Disaster Management, Tolo news reported. Mawlawi Sharafuddin Muslim, deputy Minister of State for Disaster Management, told a news conference that “920 people were killed and 610 […]

PM Modi to attend 14th BRICS Summit hosted by China on June 23

PM Modi to attend 14th BRICS Summit hosted by China on June 23

Srinagar, June 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the 14th BRICS Summit hosted by China in virtual format on 23-24 June 2022 According to the foreign ministry press PM Modi was invited by President Xi Jinping to participate in the summit, adding, this includes a High Level Dialogue on Global Development with guest […]

Attack on Sikh temple leave two dead in Afghanistan

Attack on Sikh temple leave two dead in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least one member of the Islamic Emirate forces and an Afghan Hindu national was killed in the incident, said Abdul Nafay Takor, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior Affairs, adding that seven people were wounded, Tolo news reported   The attackers were killed, he said, without giving the exact details about the number […]

50 dead in Bangladesh container depot fire

50 dead in Bangladesh container depot fire

Dhaka, June 7: Fire fighters continued their operation on Monday to douse the deadly blaze at BM Container Depot at Sitakunda in Chattogram even after 38 hours of the incident that so far claimed 50 lives and left several hundred wounded, Bangladesh based, The Daily Observer reported. The death toll from the devastating fire reached […]

Indian Delegation Meets Islamic Emirate Officials in Kabul

Indian Delegation Meets Islamic Emirate Officials in Kabul

Kabul: An Indian delegation led by the country’s External Affairs Ministry’s joint secretary, J.P. Singh, visited Kabul on Thursday, the first meeting of India’s diplomats with Afghan officials after the fall of the previous government in Afghanistan, Tolo news reported India’s External Affairs Ministry in a statement said that the visit was aimed at overseeing […]

Nepal air crash leaves 20 dead

Nepal air crash leaves 20 dead

Kathmandu: Rescuers pulled out 20 bodies from the crash site of Tara Air as they continued to scour the area on Monday afternoon for the remaining two, Nepal based The Kathmandu Post reported.  Sudarshan Bartaula, spokesperson for Tara Air, told the Post that out of the total recovered bodies, 10 have been brought to Kowang, […]

20 People Killed in Afghan Floods

20 People Killed in Afghan Floods

Kabul: Nearly 20 people have died and 30 others were injured in flooding in more than 10 provinces of the country over the past several days, the officials said on Wednesday, Tolo news reported. The deputy Minister of Natural Disaster Management, Mawlawi Sharafuddin Muslim, said the flood left dozens of houses destroyed and caused losses […]

Saudi Arabia to allow one million pilgrims for Haj 2022

Saudi Arabia to allow one million pilgrims for Haj 2022

Jeddah: Since the outbreak of the Covid, this would be the first time Saudi Arabia has decided to allow one million people from all over the world, to perform Hajj this year, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Saturday. The Ministry of Haj and Umrah has announced that it has authorised one million pilgrims, […]

Afghan, Chinese, Pakistan Ministers Meet in China

Afghan, Chinese, Pakistan Ministers Meet in China

Kabul, March 30: A trilateral meeting was held between the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Amir Khan Muttaqi, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and the Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mahmood Qureshi, where they exchanged views on regional cooperation, Tolo news reported China hosted the first day of the third foreign ministers’ meeting of Afghanistan’s neighboring […]

Saudi Arabia executes 81 people in a single day

Saudi Arabia executes 81 people in a single day

Srinagar, march 13: Saudi Arabia has executed 81 person in 24 hours on charges for various crimes in the country.  According to the state owned, Saudi Press Agency, among the 81 executed include seven Yemenis and one Syrian national, on charges including “allegiance to foreign terrorist organisations” and holding “deviant beliefs”. According to the Aljazeera, this […]

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