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France freezes JeM chief Azhar's assets

The French government announced on Friday that, in solidarity with India, it has decided to freeze the assets of Masood Azhar, founder and head of the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist group. 

First ‘global Nepali film’ releases

'The Man from Kathmandu,' reportedly the first "global Nepali film" released on Friday to cheering audiences. The film, starring Indian actor Gulshan Grover in his Nepali film debut, hopes to “globalise a Nepali story”, said its Tibetan-American director, Pema Dhondup.

UNDP award to Bhutan's King for advancing country's well-being

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has presented a Special Award of Recognition to Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk, to honour his leadership in advancing human development and the well-being and happiness of the people of Bhutan.

Bangladesh cricket team narrowly escapes New Zealand terror attack

Players from the Bangladesh cricket team narrowly escaped a shooting incident at the Al Noor Mosque on Friday before they safely made it back to their hotel, media reports said.

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