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Archive : February 4, 2021

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MYANMAR MILITARY BLOCKS FACEBOOK, SOCIAL MEDIA AS PRESSURE...
February 4 ,2021
Myanmar’s military government on Thursday blocked Facebook and other social media platforms – crucial sources of communicat...
UN COURT SAYS IT CAN HEAR IRAN-US SANCTIONS CASE
February 4 ,2021
The United Nation's top court has said it can hear Iran's bid to overturn United States nuclear sanctions reimposed by former president...
BANGLADESH CHANGES DECISION ON RICE IMPORT FROM MYANMAR
February 4 ,2021
Bangladesh has approved to import 100,000 tonnes of rice from Myanmar through direct purchase method. The cabinet committee o...
ONLY BANGLADESH CAN HELP CONGRESS GET ‘TSUNAMI OF VOTES’:...
February 4 ,2021
Senior BJP leader and minister of India’s state of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, said on Wednesday that only Bangladesh c...
Saw all, heard all; what will we do?
February 4 ,2021
All the Prime Minister's Men Tuesday reminded readers, to some extent, of All the President's Men, a book based on epic investi...
February 4 ,2021
DEMOCRACY INDEX: BANGLADESH MOVES FOUR NOTCHES UP
February 4 ,2021
While a large majority of countries recorded a decline in their total score compared to the previous year, Bangladesh fared better in t...
MYANMAR INTERNET PROVIDERS BLOCK FACEBOOK SERVICES AFTER G...
February 4 ,2021
Internet providers in Myanmar including state-owned telecom MPT were blocking access to Facebook Inc-owned services in the country on T...
MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 04 FEBRUARY
February 4 ,2021
PICTURE OF THE DAYGARDENS BY THE BAY, SINGAPORE With this year’s River Hongbao event set to begin next week at Gardens by the...
MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 04 FEBRUARY
February 4 ,2021
PICTURE OF THE DAYGARDENS BY THE BAY, SINGAPORE With this year’s River Hongbao event set to begin next week at Gardens by the Ba...
BANGLADESH WEIGHING LEGAL STEPS AGAINST AL JAZEERA
February 4 ,2021
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday hinted legal step against Al Jazeera for spreading misinformation through broadcasting...
Most businesses to reopen during Malaysia's MCO extension:...
February 4 ,2021
A hair salon in Kampung Pandan, Kuala Lumpur, employing social distancing measures in June 2020.PHOTO: ST FILE More sectors of Mal...
France & Germany threaten AstraZeneca with legal action if...
February 4 ,2021
Tensions in a row between AstraZeneca and the EU over vaccine shortages have heightened further as Paris and Berlin said the company sh...
Captain Tom Moore inspired millions. The NHS inspired him
February 4 ,2021
Captain Sir Tom Moore in Marston Moretaine, Bedford, September 2020. Photograph: Jacob King/PA Every death in a pandemic is tragic...
What happens to Myanmar if the US imposes new sanctions?
February 4 ,2021
Min Aung Hlaing  US President Joe Biden has threatened to impose sanctions on Myanmar in response to the military coup and th...
What’s next for Myanmar
February 4 ,2021
A soldier walks in the City Hall compound in Yangon, Myanmar, on Feb. 1 In the week leading up to the coup executed in the early h...
Pak test-fires nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballisti...
February 4 ,2021
Pakistan on Wednesday conducted a successful training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi. According to the ISPR,...
India’s parliamentary panel criticises delay of Tejas airc...
February 4 ,2021
Lack of coordination among stakeholders and the “casual approach” of the monitoring agencies in enforcing timelines led to...
Did Iran really carry out an anti-Israeli terrorist attack...
February 4 ,2021
Israeli Ambassador to India Ron Malka condemned what he described as the “attempted terrorist attack” that took place in Ne...
Nepal: Constitutional appointments yet another Oli bid to...
February 4 ,2021
It was somewhat apparent about a month and a half ago. When Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli suddenly introduced an ordinance–an ear...
Why tensions between China and India won't boil over
February 4 ,2021
China-India relations seem to be at their lowest point in decades. To head off the risk of escalation, it could be in the interest of b...