Sunday, October 17, 2021

Asia General

 99 dead from toxic alcohol in India

At least 99 people were killed and more were hospitalized in northern India, due to drinking toxic alcohol, urging action to be taken against illegal makers and distributors.   Reports of deaths in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand have begun to be...

Australia to get submarines worth US $ 33.8 billion from France

Australia on Monday signed an agreement with France for the supply of twelve state of art submarines worth 30 billion euros equivalent to USD $ 33.8 billion. The submarines will help Australia to secure its strategic influence in the...

 Sri Lanka to enforce death penalty again

Sri Lanka plans to enforce the death penalty again in the fight against drug-related crime within the next two months. Head of state Maithripala Sirisena told Parliament on Wednesday that he hoped to see the first drug criminal "hanged...

19 dead in Philippines twin bomb blast

At least 19 dead in two bomb blasts in a church in the southern Philippines, the military said on Sunday, several days after the vote for a new Islamic autonomous region.   The first explosion occurred in the Catholic church in...

6-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesian island of Sumbawa

The US Geological Survey said a magnitude 6 earthquake occurred south of the city of Raba on the island of Sumbawa in central Indonesia on Tuesday.   No tsunami warning has been issued so far and there have been no reports...

PM Imran Khan to address Pakistan community in Al Warka stadium at 5 PM today

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan, who will be visiting Qatar on a two-day visit, will be addressing the community in Al Wakra today at 5 p.m. (Pakistan Standard Time).   Khan will be addressing the Pakistan community in Al Wakra Stadium...

Pakistan sails between FATF and IMF smoothly

While we are busy discussing UAE visit, Pakistan delegation is already meeting FATF reps at Sydney last Saturday. As per our understanding, the meetings will last for three days. Crackdown on money laundering, recent aggressive raids by FIA on illegal...

China to launch first commercial space rocket ‘Jielong-1’ next year

China's first rocket for commercial space missions – Jielong-1 (Little dragon) will launch next year, which also mark the accelerated development of China's commercial space. In addition, rocket re-use technology is expected to be implemented within 2-3 years. Different from...

Russia successfully tests hypersonic nuclear missiles

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said Russia will begin using the hypersonic nuclear missiles next year and it shows that the country now has a new type of strategic weapons. He said this, after witnessing the new missile system test...

Thailand approves marijuana for medicine, treatment

Thailand has approved marijuana for research and medicine use and emerged as the first country in the Asian region to have the world's tighter drug laws in allowing the drug. The Thai parliamentary junta voted to support the amendment of...

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Buyers flock to the Pakistan Lifestyle furniture expo

Over ten thousand buyers visited the 35th Lifestyle Furniture Exhibition on the first day and bought goods from a long...
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