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Pakistan's western, eastern borders to be shut

Pakistan has decided to keep its western borders with Iran and Afghanistan as well as its eastern border with India closed for two more weeks due to the cornavirus pandemic

Sri Lanka extends partial airport closure

Sri Lanka is extending a ban on arriving passengers by one week to April 07 from March 31, the island’s Civil Aviation Authority said, but aircraft would still be able fly in with cargo, transit passengers and fly out with outbound passengers

Sri Lanka reports first COVID-19 death

Sri Lanka's Health Ministry said that a 60-year-old man who tested positive for the novel coronavirus has died while being under critical care at the National Infectious Disease Hospital on the outskirts of Colombo

Rail coaches being converted into isolation wards

In a unique endeavour, Indian Railways has begun work to convert train coaches into isolation wards to deal with rush of COVID-19 patients

Digital India faces its biggest challenge amid lockdown

When Digital India took birth, little did we know that in an unprecedented situation like a total lockdown, the apps and services that helped us sail through the day with ease will immediately hang up on millions

Lockdown imposed in Kabul

Afghan authorities have imposed a lockdown in the capital city of Kabul starting from Saturday for at least a period of three weeks as the country witnessed an increade in the number of coronavirus cases

2,000 Afghans stranded in India will return home

Following the threat of pandemic coronavirus, India has allowed an Afghan Air Flight Company,  Kam Air,  to transfer the Afghan passengers from the country through five flights

Bangladeshi workers in Maldives at added risk of coronavirus infection: HRW

About 100,000 migrant workers in Maldives, including many Bangladeshis, are at added risk from Covid-19, Human Rights Watch has said, urging authorities to ensure their access to healthcare


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Soleimani killing will lead to reprisal, increase chances of regional conflict: Dilip Hiro

After the targeted killing of Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force by the US, the Persian Gulf nation is not going to sit silent…

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