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MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 31 MAY
May 31 ,2021
PICTURE OF THE DAYLONDON, UNITED KINGDOM   Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Carrie Johnson pose for a photo in the garden of 10...
MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 31 MAY
May 31 ,2021
PICTURE OF THE DAYLONDON, UNITED KINGDOM   Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Carrie Johnson pose for a photo in the garden of 10...
As Covid rampages across Nepal, workers pay the Price
May 31 ,2021
Migrant workers lining up at the border between India and Nepal. The porous border has allowed for the movement of workers but also t...
If the US went to war with China, who would win?
May 31 ,2021
The crew of guided-missile destroyer USS Russell, pictured in December 2020: U.S. ships are manned by far more experienced personnel....
In two minds: On Tokyo Olympics
May 31 ,2021
Not everyone is enthused about the biggest sporting event of the world, due in a couple of months in Tokyo. Less than a fortnight ago,...
Drop call for Myanmar arms embargo, say 9 Asean members
May 31 ,2021
Military personnel in a parade on Armed Forces Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on March 27, 2021. The military seized power in a coup on F...
Normalising relations with India at present would be a maj...
May 31 ,2021
Interacting with the public in a live Q&A session, the premier said there was "no doubt" that the benefits would be immense if rela...
Kumbh Mela: how a superspreader festival seeded Covid acro...
May 31 ,2021
Naga sadhus, or Hindu holy men participate in the procession for taking a dip in the Ganges River during shahi snan at Kumbh Mela, or...
India offers Covid-19 orphans a financial lifeline
May 31 ,2021
A doctor checks the blood pressure of a child at a Covid-19 care centre in Bangalore, India. Photo: Sopa Images via Zuma Wire/DPA...
Indian Army Chief Gen MM Naravane speaks to senior officia...
May 31 ,2021
Indian Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane on Monday spoke to Chief Operations Officer of the Royal Bhutan Army Lt Gen Batoo Tshering a...
CHAYA: Bangladesh’s First space sharing marketplace
May 31 ,2021
Mehraab Anwar (left) and Farhia Tabassum (right) launched CHAYA in 2019. Photo: Courtesy If you are a content creator or working i...
Israel-Palestine conflict at inflection point
May 31 ,2021
The well-known French philosopher, writer and political activist, late Paul-Michel Foucault has written about a conversation he had wit...
Killing with impunity: Israel’s undercover units in Palest...
May 31 ,2021
The grief and anger was palpable as women wept, young men chanted with raised fists, and masked gunmen fired into the air during the fu...
Indian Army will soon get 4 Heron TP drones on lease from...
May 31 ,2021
The Indian Army will soon get four Heron TP drones on lease from Israel, which will be deployed along the Line of Actual Control with C...
97% of Indians have been left poorer by the pandemic, says...
May 31 ,2021
Figures for the economic impact of India’s Covid-19 second wave and the lockdowns across the country to control its spread are no...
What is the new ordinance to amend Nepal Citizenship Act?
May 31 ,2021
On the recommendation of the Council of Ministers, President Bidya Devi Bhandari had earlier issued an ordinance to amend the Nepal Cit...
Harsh Mander: Six months on, India’s protesting farmers ar...
May 31 ,2021
It has been six months since farmers from across Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh rose in an epic and mostly peaceful struggle...
77% of new poor didn’t receive pandemic relief
May 31 ,2021
Some 77% of the new poor – those who have gone below the poverty line during the Covid-19 pandemic – remained out of the go...
Taliban threatens Afghan security guards at Australian emb...
May 31 ,2021
Taliban has publically threatened Afghan security guards who have worked for Australian embassy. The embassy has been shut by Australia...
Myanmar shadow government allies with rebels against milit...
May 31 ,2021
A shadow government in Myanmar seeking to reverse the February 1 coup has joined forces with a rebel group to “demolish” mi...
Centres for research on Sufism and science to be establish...
May 31 ,2021
The research centres would be established across Punjab province to carry out research on Sufism and science and technology. In the fir...