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Afghanistan Blast: 20 killed, 40 injured after huge explosion rips through Kabul Mosque 

Aug 18, 2022

A powerful explosion ripped through a mosque in the north of Afghanistan's capital of Kabul, killing 20 people and injuring 40 others.

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There will be blood on the streets: Google warns employees of layoffs if they do not work hard or achieve target

Aug 16, 2022

Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that the company has too many employees but too few work. He warned employees to work efficiently and focus more on how to improve their products and help customers. Now, as per a report coming from Business Insider, Google has warned its employees of layoffs.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to six more years in prison

Aug 15, 2022

Aung San Suu Kyi, the deposed leader of Myanmar, was given a six-year prison extension on Monday, which is certain to infuriate the 77-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner's supporters. 

Victoria Memorial, Kolkata

2 Bangladeshi nationals arrested for flying drones over Victoria Memorial in Kolkata

Aug 12, 2022

The Kolkata police arrested two Bangladeshi nationals for allegedly using a drone to capture photographs of the Victoria Memorial Hall and its surrounding areas without any permission from the concerned authorities, as confirmed by police on Friday.

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Around 20 Myanmar junta soldiers killed in a fierce battle in Sagaing

Aug 09, 2022

Clash broke out on August 2 around two miles south of the center of Kale Town after resistance forces intercepted junta soldiers attempting to establish a tactical command base in Htaukkyant Village, Ko Ei Soe from Kale-PDF.

Elon Musk

Elon Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with ‘bot’ info

Aug 08, 2022

Elon Musk said his planned $44 billion takeover of Twitter should move forward if the company can confirm some details about how it measures whether user accounts are ‘spam bots’ or real people. 

Myanmar photographer Aye Kyaw

Press body demands justice for Myanmar photographer Aye Kyaw

Aug 06, 2022

Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, has demanded justice for Myanmar photographer Aye Kyaw, who died in military custody.

Israeli strikes on Gaza

Israeli strikes on Gaza: 8 killed including senior militant, dozen injured

Aug 06, 2022

Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes on Gaza on Friday, killing at least 8 people, including a senior militant, and wounding dozens, according to Palestinian officials. 

China claims it conducted 'precision missile strikes' in Taiwan Strait

China claims it conducted 'precision missile strikes' in Taiwan Strait

Aug 04, 2022

Chinese government says it conducted "precision missile strikes" in the Taiwan Strait on Thursday as part of military exercises that have raised tensions in the region to their highest level in decades.

Russian Foreign Minister

Russian Foreign Minister supports Myanmarese Junta’s effort to ‘stabilize nation’

Aug 03, 2022

Lavrov will visit Myanmar on Wednesday, TASS news agency reported, marking one of the most high-profile visits to the Southeast Asian country since last year’s coup

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri killed in Drone Strike

US killed Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in drone strike, says President Biden

Aug 02, 2022

President Joe Biden declared on Monday night that Ayman al-Zawahiri, the head of Al Qaeda, was killed over the weekend in a drone attack as part of a counterterrorism operation by the United States

Myanmar's military govt extends State of Emergency until 2023

Myanmar's military govt extends State of Emergency until 2023 

Aug 01, 2022

The Military government of Myanmar has extended the state of emergency by 6 months -- till at least February of 2023.

Myanmar Military Junta

India people’s solidarity is the key to Myanmar’s democracy movement: Myanmar civil society’s open letter to India

Jul 29, 2022

Slamming India for openly supporting the perpetrators of international crimes and blatantly ignoring the sufferings of the Myanmar people, the civil society members from Myanmar writes in their open letter to India, “We the people of Myanmar, strongly believe that India people’s solidarity is the key to Myanmar’s democracy movement and as we maintain good faith in people-to-people collaboration, we have created and operated India for Myanmar campaign to acquire support from the people of India."

WHO declares monkeypox a global health emergency

WHO declares Monkeypox a global health emergency

Jul 24, 2022

The World Health Organization on Saturday declared the Monkeypox outbreak a global health emergency,  which has affected nearly 16,000 people across 72 countries.

Media Delegation concludes two day visit

Bangladesh media delegation concludes 2-day Assam visit

Jul 22, 2022

The media delegation from Bangladesh successfully concluded their two-day-long visit to Assam.

Bangladeshi Nationals

BSF apprehended 10 Bangladesh nationals on Indo-Bangla international Border

Jul 21, 2022

Alert troops of the Border Security Force apprehended 10 Bangladeshi nationals including Male-03, Female-03 & Children-04, and foiled an attempt to illegally cross the international boundary

India-Bangladesh Border Talks

India and Bangladesh to complete ongoing development works within 150 yards of the international border

Jul 21, 2022

Both countries have established robust systems through which cooperation in border guarding and border management is ensured

Ranil Wickremesinghe took oath as the ninth President of Sri Lanka

Ranil Wickremesinghe takes oath as new Sri Lanka president 

Jul 21, 2022

Ranil Wickremesinghe took oath as the President of Sri Lanka at the parliament complex on Thursday, July 21 after his victory in a parliament vote to choose a new president for the South Asian country.

World Emoji Day 2022: Some interesting facts you should know

World Emoji Day 2022: Some interesting facts you should know

Jul 17, 2022

As  the use of emoticons in this digital era has become an  interesting part of our life as emojis allow us to express our feelings to those we love when words fail while also making them smile.

Know about WhatsApp’s interesting new features

Know about WhatsApp’s interesting new features

Jul 16, 2022

WhatsApp is working on extending the time limit for the ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature, said reports.

Ivana Trump

Medical examiner reveals how Trump's ex wife Ivana died

Jul 16, 2022

Ivana Trump, the first wife of former President Donald Trump, died of accidental blunt impact injuries of the torso, the New York City medical examiner's office reported Friday.