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105-year-old Covid patient cured in Kerala

A 105-year-old woman, Asma Beevi, on Wednesday was cured of COVID-19 disease and was discharged from the hospital in the southern Indian state of Kerala

Bangladesh zoo christens tiger cub ‘Corona’

A female tiger cub, given birth by the Royal Bengal tigers Raj and Pori at the Chattogram Zoo, has been named ‘Corona’ in the times of the COVID-19 pandemic that has so far claimed 3,035 lives in Bangladesh

Taliban beat two women over outing without male partners

The Taliban have beaten two women over the charges of venturing outside without a male accompanying them in Sar-i-Pul province

Art is suffering; we should have Indian and Pakistani talent working together: Pakistani filmmaker

Pakistani filmmaker Asim Abbasi feels art does not divide people but politics does. The filmmaker hopes that art does not continue to get muffled because of Indo-Pak border issues, and says the ban culture does not serve anyone

Mohun Bagan on NASDAQ billboard on club's foundation day

Indian football giants Mohun Bagan on Wednesday became the country's first sports entity to feature on NASDAQ billboard in New York's Times Square, on its foundation day

Bangladesh to fund construction of Buddhist monastery in Nepal

The Bangladesh cabinet has approved a draft of an agreement on the construction of a Buddhist monastery in Nepal funded by Bangladesh

Norway-Nepal lockdown concert on the Internet

When singer Rachana Dahal met musician Eivind Rossback Heier at a concert at the Norwegian Embassy in Kathmandu in October last year, they immediately hit it off and talked about collaborating

Broadsheet threatens to seize Pakistan's cricket assets

Pakistan’s cricket team might find itself in an awkward situation if bailiffs move to seize its equipment and other assets during its UK tour

101-year-old Pakistani convict seeks release

A 101-year-old Pakistani convict, accused of committing seven murders, has sought his release due to multiple ailments, a media report said on Sunday

Dhaka Slums: Where Covid is curiously quiet

Something strange is happening in the Bangladesh capital's slums -- COVID-19 cases are hard to come by

Cinemas across India should be allowed to reopen in August, ministry recommends

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has recommended to the Home Ministry that cinema halls all over India be allowed to reopen in August

Nepali women turn their backs on misogyny

A video posted on social media depicting the backless top worn by a pillion rider on a government-plated motorcycle on the highway from Dhading to Kathmandu recently went viral

Bollywood event promoter in US has links with Pak army, ministers and a TV channel

US-based Bollywood event promoter Rehan Siddiqi has deep links with the Pakistan army and leaders of the countrys ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party

550,000 orders for chicken biryani received during lockdown: Swiggy

While many took to cooking and even baking at home amid Covid-19 pandemic, a new report on Friday revealed that Indians made 5.5 lakh (550,000) orders for chicken biryani during the nationwide lockdown

100 books banned for carrying blasphemous, anti-Pakistan content

The curriculum board of Pakistan's Punjab province has imposed an immediate ban on at least 100 books with a plan of banning many more being taught in private schools for carrying blasphemous and anti-Pakistan content

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