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Archive : February 16, 2021

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MYANMAR SHUTS DOWN INTERNET AGAIN AS PROTEST CRACKDOWN CON...
February 16 ,2021
Myanmar's junta shut down the Internet for a second straight night, part of efforts to stem nationwide protests after it seized power f...
TESCO DISAPPEARS FROM SOUTHEAST ASIA AS CP RENAMES OUTLETS
February 16 ,2021
A Tesco Lotus sign in Bangkok: Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand announced that it is changing the name of its Tesco stores in Thail...
AVIJIT MURDER: 5 GET DEATH PENALTY, ONE LIFE TERM
February 16 ,2021
A Dhaka tribunal today sentenced five members of banned militant outfit Ansar al Islam to death and another to life in jail for killing...
AUSTRALIAN PM MORRISON APOLOGISES, PROMISES PROBE AFTER AL...
February 16 ,2021
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison apologised on Tuesday (Feb 16) to a woman who alleged she was raped in the country's Par...
The Wall of Jesus stands tall in Pakistan
February 16 ,2021
Catholic philanthropist Raja Walter drops household items in the drawers of the Wall of Jesus in Youhanabad, Lahore. (Photo: Kamran C...
CHINESE TROOPS START CLEARING FROM FINGER 4 HEIGHTS AT PAN...
February 16 ,2021
Chinese troops have started clearing the Finger 4 area on the North bank of the Pangong Tso and the ongoing disengagement on north...
CHAMOLI FLASH FLOOD TOLL RISES TO 56; 148 MISSING
February 16 ,2021
Search and rescue operations continued for the eighth day at the flash flood hit areas in district Chamoli on Monday. With the recovery...
SECOND DOSE OF COVID VACCINE TO BE ADMINISTERED AFTER 8 WE...
February 16 ,2021
The government has decided to administer the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine eight weeks after the first dose, reports BSS....
Two murder cases: Bangladesh govt pardons Haris and Anis t...
February 16 ,2021
Anis Ahmed (L), Haris Ahmed (R) and Josef Ahmed (B),Collected The government has granted clemency to the two c...
MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 16 FEBRUARY
February 16 ,2021
PICTURE OF THE DAYCHITTAGONG, BANGLADESH   Rohingya refugees headed to the Bhasan Char island board navy vessels from the south...
MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 16 FEBRUARY
February 16 ,2021
PICTURE OF THE DAYCHITTAGONG, BANGLADESH Rohingya refugees headed to the Bhasan Char island board navy vessels from the south eastern...
Gen Z breaks out from Suu Kyi's shadow, takes charge of re...
February 16 ,2021
A young generation of political activists critical of her leadership is now setting the political agenda.PHOTO: EPA-EFE The slight...
China wields most influence in South-east Asia but lags in...
February 16 ,2021
Beijing took top marks for the Covid-19 assistance given to the region, but distrust of China has grown for the third year in a row....
The futile pursuit of North Korea's 'golden concession'
February 16 ,2021
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, pictured on Jan.14: we know what North Korea wants because it told us.   © KCNA/Reute...
Philippine remittances come in at $29.9bn, defying COVID
February 16 ,2021
Philippine remittances come in at $29.9bn, defying COVID Cash remittances from Filipinos working overseas dropped 0.8% to $29....
Myanmar coup highlights human rights risks in emerging Asi...
February 16 ,2021
Anti-coup protesters confront police forces in Yangon. The future of the Myanmar economy is uncertain with the possibility of sa...
Final production batch of LRSAM Missiles flagged off
February 16 ,2021
The final production batch of Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM), designed and developed by DRDO in collaboration with various i...
Pakistan Navy chief visits Russian warship. Should India w...
February 16 ,2021
The Pakistan Navy on Saturday commenced its biannual multi-national exercise called Aman 2021. Navies of 45 nations are participating i...
Delhi must take the long view on Dhaka
February 16 ,2021
India must continue supporting Sheikh Hasina. But it should undertake a sustained mass outreach and political diversification in Bang...
BJP deploys its majoritarian tactics against India’s farme...
February 16 ,2021
Farmers take part in a vigil in memory of a person who died during a tractor rally on India’s Republic Day, as protests against...
Biden has no good options on Afghanistan with deadline for...
February 16 ,2021
The Biden administration is just weeks away from having to make a decision whether to end the nearly 20-year military deployment in A...