Friday, July 3, 2020

Asia

Sheikh Hasina won the Bangladeshi election

Bangladesh Prime Minister Awami League Sheikh Hasina won the country's controversial election on Sunday, local television reported. Hasina's pacts easily overcome the 151 parliamentary seats needed to form the government, local media reported. The elections in Bangladesh were overshadowed by protests...

I keep my promise to hold the office for Two years, says Dr Mahathir

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he would not breach the promise despite the many standing delegates representing his support when the delegates suggested that he should remain as the Prime Minister until the 15th General Election (GE-15). The Chairman of...

Millions of Bangladeshis to vote in general elections today

Bangladeshi people came out today after their polling campaign was violated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina trying to stay for a third term in the face of her strict enemy Khaleda Zia, who was still in jail. Mobile internet services...

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...

Chinese flying bird C919 tested successfully

Chinese flying bird C 919, A large passenger plane 103 aircraft landed safely at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, successfully completed the first flight, marking the current three C919 aircraft into the test flight state. According to Shanghai observation, Deng Xiaohong,...

Israel pledged to abolish full Palestinian membership in UN

Israel pledged to cooperate with the United States to prevent Palestinian attempts to gain full membership status within the United Nations as it would give international recognition to the Palestinian state. Palestinian Authority's Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said yesterday that...

Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves depletes by $567 million to $14.017.8 billion

KARACHI: The foreign exchange reserves of the country depleted by $567 million to $14.017.8 billion by week ended December 27 as compared with $14.584 billion in the preceding week, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said on Thursday. The...

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...

Equity market sheds 86 points on investors’ dull interest

KARACHI: KSE-100 index of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) shed 86 points on Wednesday due to investor's dull interest. The benchmark KSE-100 index closed at 38,223 points as against 38,309 points showing a decline of 86 points. Analysts at Arif Habib...

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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Remember Anil Datta, a gem of a reporter and guru of a sub-editor with the exemplary national spirit, foregoing...

Banks performance under SBP Rozgar Refinance Scheme supported by Government of Pakistan’s Risk Sharing Facility

On April 10, 2020 State Bank of Pakistan introduced a refinance scheme to provide concessional credit at 3% interest rate and generous repayment terms...

SBP calls meeting of Bank Presidents, top builders on Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir called a meeting of Banks on Wednesday for deliberations on the measures proposed by Naya...

China: The Indian army has breached its obligations and launched provocative attacks, causing casualties

Zhang said - in a statement this evening about the clashes between the Chinese and Indian border forces in the Galvan Valley region -...

UK’s economy suffers from epidemic – 600 thousand jobs lost due to Corona

Official figures indicate that the number of employees in the UK payroll fell more than 600,000 between March and May, according to the BBC,...