At least five persons were killed and 70 others fell unconscious here following a gas leak from a container,the police said.
In a bid to fight the ongoing locust attack on its agriculture, Pakistan that has suspended trade with India following the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian constitution that granted special status to Kashmir, is considering to import insecticides from India.
The two-week India-Bangladesh military training exercise Sampriti-IX that focused on counter-insurgency, counter-terrorism and disaster management concluded at Umroi, Meghalaya, in northeast India. India and Bangladesh share 4,096 km) border, the fifth-longest land border in the world.
Imposition of ban on Sri Lankan Army commander Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva as well as his immediate family by the US governement unnecessarily complicates the relationship between the two nations, said island nation's Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena.
Opposition parties in Pakistan have taken exception to the reported remarks of Prime Minister Imran Khan that the army knows who is corrupt in the country, terming the statement “irresponsible”.
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has expressed conscious welcome of the US-Taliban talks, saying the latter could use thr peace process as a "Trojan horse strategy" and said they should participate in democratic elections in the country to test their popularity among the people.
The Sri Lankan Cabinet has approved the extension of the free-visa scheme to nationals of 48 countries, including India, until April 30 as the tourism sector, which was picking up after the 2019 Easter terror attacks, took another hit due to the coronavirus outbreak.