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Indian astronauts may start training in Russia in 2020

The training of Indian astronauts at Russia's Gagarin cosmonaut training center may begin next year, a Russian official said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 11:40:28

241 IS members surrender in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province

241 IS members surrender in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 11:17:27

Maiden auto policy of Bangladesh in final stage

Maiden auto policy of Bangladesh in final stage
Source: the financial express | 2019/11/18 10:07:58

Sri Lankan opposition candidate wins presidential polls: elections chief

Sri Lanka's Elections Chief Mahinda Deshapriya on Sunday afternoon confirmed that opposition candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa won the presidential elections.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/17 19:37:40

Sri Lankans vote for president to heal divisions after attacks

Sri Lankans vote for president to heal divisions after attacks
Source: CGTN | 2019/11/17 8:54:07

241 IS members surrender in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province

A total of 241 members and loyalists of the Islamic State (IS) group including men, women and children have surrendered to the government in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, said an army statement released here on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/16 21:51:02

Senior police officer shot dead in NW Pakistan

A senior police officer was shot dead by unidentified armed men on Thursday in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 10:43:29

Hazardous air quality forces authorities to shut down schools in India's Delhi

All schools in Delhi will be shut down on November 14 and 15 in the wake of extreme air pollution levels prevailing in the city, said the Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority (EPCA) on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/14 10:20:34

Blue Revolution in Bangladesh

"The fish in the water is silent, the animals on the earth are noisy, the bird in the air is singing. But man has in him the silence of the sea, the noise of the earth and the music of the air."? Rabindranath Tagore
Source: The Financial Express | 2019/11/13 18:11:12

Negligence blamed for Bangladeshi train crash, drivers suspended

Authorities said negligence caused a head-on collision between two trains that killed 16 people early Tuesday in Bangladesh.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/13 10:37:57

Bangladesh head-on train crash leaves 12 dead, 28 injured: police

At least 12 people were killed and 28 others injured in a collision between two passenger trains in Bangladesh's Brahmanbaria district, some 109 km northeast of capital Dhaka, police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/12 14:35:26

Cyclone Bulbul crosses India's West Bengal, moves towards Bangladesh

The cyclonic storm Bulbul, which weakened from "very severe storm" to "severe," crossed coast of India's eastern state of West Bengal and moved towards neighbouring Bangladesh, officials said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/11 11:03:07

No more such tragedies -- stories behind Essex lorry deaths

No more such tragedies -- stories behind Essex lorry deaths
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/11 10:59:58

International Science Festival held in India

International Science Festival held in India
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/10 10:06:33

India's apex court gives disputed site to Hindus

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court of India decided on Saturday to give a disputed land in northern state of Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya district to the Hindus represented by the "Janambhoomi Nyas."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/9 20:50:51

Vietnamese security ministry publicizes identities of 39 victims in Britain

The Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security announced here on Friday the list of all 39 Vietnamese victims in the incident of the container truck detected in the British county of Essex.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/9 10:50:00

Moody's cuts India's outlook from stable to negative

Moody's Investors Service (MIS), an American credit rating agency Friday downgraded its outlook on India from stable to negative, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/8 17:55:21

28 tons seized drugs destroyed in Afghanistan: police

The Afghan authorities burned about 28 tons of seized narcotic drugs in two provinces on Sunday, the latest in the fight against illicit drug trafficking.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/4 12:41:12