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Archive : December 2, 2020

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UK becomes first country to approve Pfizer/BioNTech corona...
December 2 ,2020
Britain today became the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for use and said that it will be ro...
THREE RUSSIAN WARSHIPS, INCLUDING ANTI-SUBMARINE SHIP IN S...
December 2 ,2020
Three Russian warships, including an anti-submarine ship, have arrived in Sri Lanka. The Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) said the guided missile...
BANGLADESH, BHUTAN TO SIGN PTA ON 6 DECEMBER
December 2 ,2020
Bangladesh will strike a preferential trade agreement (PTA) with Bhutan on 6 December. On behalf of Bangladesh, Commerce Minister Tipu...
DELHI-NOIDA BORDER CLOSED DUE TO FARMERS’ PROTEST
December 2 ,2020
Farmers protesting against Centre’s farm laws continued their sit-in at the Noida-Delhi border for the second day on Wednesday, l...
TRUDEAU’S REMARKS UNWARRANTED: INDIA
December 2 ,2020
India today took strong exceptions to the remarks made by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the ongoing farmers’ protes...
JAMMU FRONTIER OF BSF FACING NEW CHALLENGES FROM PAKISTAN
December 2 ,2020
The Border Security Force (BSF) in the Jammu frontier is successfully facing the challenge of Pakistan’s attempts to bypass the b...
NATO CHIEF REITERATES CALL FOR AFGHAN CEASEFIRE
December 2 ,2020
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, at the first session of the NATO foreign ministers meeting on Tuesday, said: “We call on...
Islamabad, Beijing vow to boost defence cooperation
December 2 ,2020
Pakistan and China on Tuesday vowed to deepen their cooperation for tackling threats to regional peace and stability. This was the hig...
MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 02 DECEMBER
December 2 ,2020
PICTURE OF THE DAYODDAR MEANCHEY, CAMBODIA A newly arrived Asian elephant, Kaavan, left, touches trunks with a neighbour in his new...
CHAI BREAK: 02 DECEMBER
December 2 ,2020
Wake up and smell the coffee! Or the chai, if you prefer. Start the day with this virtual visit to the delightful cafes, bistros and re...
OVER 100 PEOPLE INJURED FOLLOWING MAHARA PRISON RIOT IN HO...
December 2 ,2020
Over 100 people injured following the Mahara Prison riot have been admitted to hospital, the Police said Tuesday. Police Spokesman, De...
INDIA PLANS DAM ON BRAHMAPUTRA TO OFFSET CHINESE CONSTRUCT...
December 2 ,2020
On Monday, Chinese state media reported the country could build up to 60 GW of hydropower capacity on a section of the Brahmaputra, c...
ASTRAZENECA PARTNER STICKS WITH TWO FULL DOSE REGIMEN IN C...
December 2 ,2020
Serum Institute of India, which has partnered with AstraZeneca to manufacture its Covid-19 vaccine, will continue to test a two full do...
'COVID VACCINE TO BE AVAILABLE IN BANGLADESH BY FEBRUARY N...
December 2 ,2020
Coronavirus vaccine will be available in Bangladesh by February 2021, said Health Secretary Abdul Mannan. "All preparations have alr...
GLOBE BIOTECH CANCELS VACCINE TRIAL CONTRACT WITH ICDDR,B
December 2 ,2020
Globe Biotech Limited has cancelled its contract with the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), a...
Thailand hikes price of 5-year visa as foreigners seek COV...
December 2 ,2020
A 20% price hike on the popular visa is set to go into effect in January. (Photo by Ken Kobayashi)  Thailand plans to ra...
China doubles down on criticising Australia over Afghanist...
December 2 ,2020
Former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard meets soldiers in southern Afghanistan in 2010. An independent report found evidence A...
Dozens of rights groups denounce US arms sales to UAE
December 2 ,2020
An F-35 fighter jet pilot and crew prepare for a mission at Al-Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates in this 2019 photo [Staff...
‘Moving mountains’: How Pakistan’s ‘invisible’ women won w...
December 2 ,2020
Home-based workers officially register as workers in Sindh province, Pakistan. Their new status will allow them to receive numerous b...
A blow to India: Pakistan gets Russia to invest in country...
December 2 ,2020
In a major blow to India in its ambition to isolate Pakistan, Islamabad has reportedly agreed to hand over the management control of a...
India’s MiG-29K fighters: Recent crash brings inherent tec...
December 2 ,2020
Chandigarh: An Indian Navy (IN) MiG-29KUB trainer operating off INS Vikramaditya, the force’s sole aircraft carrier, which crashe...