SOUTH ASIA

Guterres appoints personal envoy on Afghanistan

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed French diplomat Jean Arnault as his personal envoy on Afghanistan and regional issues. The Secretary-General has asked Arnault...

Pak receives 2nd batch of Covid vax from China

Pakistan has received the second batch of the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines from China. The vaccines arrived on Wednesday and a handover ceremony held at...

Outcome of Bengal polls will be key to Teesta water sharing issue

New Delhi, March 17: India and Bangladesh are keen to take the issue of sharing of river water forward. A high level meeting will...

B’desh hospital fire leaves 3 Covid patients dead (Ld)

A major fire on Wednesday morning in Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) here has left three Covid-19 patients dead, said DMCH Director Nazmul...

B’desh hospital fire leaves 3 Covid patients dead

A major fire on Wednesday morning in a hospital here has left three Covid-19 patients dead, said a senior health official. The official said...

‘Security remains enduring high-risk area for Afghanistan’

The US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, John Sopko, at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security has...

Imran Khan govt incapable of running country, says Pak SC

Pakistan's Supreme Court has expressed its displeasure with the Imran Khan government, saying it was incapable of running the country or taking decisions. Hearing...

SL to continue with AstraZeneca vax

The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday said it will continue administering the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccin despite its suspension in some countries over fears...