Tuesday 19 January, 2021
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Image Source: Social Media China has noticed a faster economic growth in the fourth quarter of 2020 and the country expects to remain solidly poised to expand more in 2021. The National Bureau of Statistics showed on Monday that the gross...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Jan 18th, 2021

This handout photo taken and released on January 15, 2021 by Indonesia’s National Disaster Agency (BASARNAS) shows rescuers looking for survivors trapped in a collapsed building in Mamuju, after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Sulawesi...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Jan 17th, 2021

A medical worker inoculates a colleague with a Covid-19 vaccine at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Saturday. — AFP India became the first country to begin the world’s largest covid-19 inoculation program. The...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Jan 17th, 2021

Photo Source: WION NEWS Amid restricted lockdown in China, the country confirmed its first death after eight months, Aljazeera reports. China had largely brought the virus under-control following a mass lockdown of more than 20 million...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Jan 14th, 2021

Photo Source: (Indonesian National Disaster Mitigation Agency via AP) Indonesian authorities announce several landslides at the western “Java” Island in Indonesia. Local officials have confirmed to VOA, that 11 individuals were killed...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Jan 11th, 2021

Image Source: Eminetra Indonesian authorities said they have found the location where the lost plane was in contact with the air traffic tower, the Boeing 737-500 crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from the Capital of Jakarta...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Jan 10th, 2021

Image Source: DNA India Reuters reported, officials in Pakistan have arrested a man accused of being a leader of an Islamist militant group. Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi is blamed by India and United States for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, a counter-terrorism...

President Donald Trump listens during a White House videoconference with members of the military on Nov. 26, 2020.Erin Schaff | The New York Times | Bloomberg | Getty Images Trump administration declassified an unconfirmed intelligence,...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Dec 31st, 2020

Image Source: Social Media Islamabad -Four Pakistani soldiers including two pilots were killed when a military helicopter crashed in the Northern areas of the country, the Pakistani military said on Saturday. Pakistani army stated, the...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Dec 27th, 2020

Shoppers line up outside a Jakarta supermarket April 17, 2020. [Photo: AP] JAKARTA – Indonesia reported its record daily rise in coronavirus infections on Sunday with 6,267 cases, according to sources, bringing the total to 534,266 cases. According...

By Mohammad Arif Sheva on Nov 29th, 2020

Women participate in a demonstration to condemn the incident of rape on a deserted highway, in Islamabad, Pakistan.Image Credit: AP According to Washington Post, Pakistani police detained a man they had brought three days ago, suspected...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Nov 16th, 2020

Armenia and Azerbaijan signed a ceasefire agreement to end the war on Nagorno-Karabakh, Russian peacekeepers are deployed in the disputed Caucasus territory following six weeks of battle. Nearly 2000 Russian peacekeeping forces were...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Nov 10th, 2020

Whale sharks are endangered and do not pose a threat to humans. [Photo: Mathieu Pique/The National] UAE – The United Arab Emirates warned residents to steer clear of two whale sharks spotted in Al Raha and Al Bahia beaches in recent weeks,...

India-backed COVID-19 vaccine is expected to be launched as early as February 2021, Reuters report. At the last stages of its trials Indian scientists confirmed so far the virus is safe and effective, Bharat Biotech with the support...

A view of quake-damaged site, Izmir Turkey, Oct 30- Anadolu Agency The 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Aegean Sea, close to Turkey and Greece on Friday afternoon. Waves of the hard-hit quake shook Izmir, the western part of Turkey, reportedly...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Oct 30th, 2020