The gang’s alleged ringleader Rafizul Islam Ridoy — nicknamed “TikTok Ridoy” — would “lure young girls from TikTok and other social media groups, promising to make them TikTok models”, Bangladesh’s Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) paramilitary unit said.
The ship was heading to Colombo from Gujarat in India when the blaze started, having previously visited Qatar and Dubai. There were 1,486 containers on board. Out of that, 81 containers were classified as holding “dangerous cargo.”
The bill to create the Colombo Port City Economic Commission passed with a 149-58 vote in Sri Lanka’s 225-member Parliament. The project has raised concerns in Sri Lanka and neighboring India that the development could become a virtual Chinese outpost or colony.
China on Wednesday gave half a million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Bangladesh, in Beijing’s latest move to fill the gap left by India as it reels from the pandemic.
Bangladesh on Saturday extended the closure of land borders with India for 14 more days, hours after the country detected six cases of the Indian variant of the Covid-19. The land borders with India were sealed on April 26 in view of the worsening coronavirus situation in the neighbouring country.
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday said that Pakistan would be happy to talk out differences and resolve outstanding issues through dialogue if India was willing to revisit the unilateral decisions it took on Aug 5, 2019, regarding the status of Jammu and Kashmir.
Asserting that China and India are to be a factor in the regional prosperity, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has said it is “a moment of choice” for neighbouring Pakistan as all its calculations have been “wrong” so far.
Myanmar’s military toppled the country’s government on February 1 and seized power for one year, detaining top political figures, including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint. The coup sparked protests and other acts of civil disobedience, leading to the deaths of hundreds in military crackdown.
Nepal is set to restart Covid-19 inoculations after receiving a donation of doses from China, resuming a campaign that was put on hold because India slowed vaccine exports.
Modi, who is visiting Bangladesh on his first trip to a foreign country since the outbreak of the coronavirus, will hold substantive discussions with Hasina following which the two sides would ink a range of agreements covering a number of areas of bilateral cooperation.
Nepal’s national drug regulatory authority on Saturday granted emergency use approval to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, becoming the third country to approve India’s indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine.
Afghanistan received 500,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine from the government of India earlier this month. After the vaccine’s approval by the World Health Organisation, it has begun immunising front-line personnel including health workers, reporters and security forces.
Nepal approved on Thursday the emergency use of a Covid-19 vaccine developed by an affiliate of China’s Sinopharm, a government official said, the second vaccine cleared after Oxford-AstraZeneca’s product. The move paves the way for China to donate 500,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine to the Himalayan nation, which last month received one million AstraZeneca …
The vaccines which came as a gift will be handed over at a formal ceremony at State Guesthouse Padma on Thursday afternoon.
India sent 1 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine to Nepal on Thursday, a gift that is likely to help repair strained ties between the two neighbours. Nepal health minister Hridayesh Tripathi said the AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine, manufactured under license by Serum Institute of India, will be given to health workers and other front-line personnel …
India will be sending one million doses of coronavirus vaccine to Nepal on January 21 under VaccineMaitri, said Hridayesh Tripathi, Nepal Health Minister, on Wednesday. Speaking at a press conference, Tripathi said, “India to provide one million dosages of Covid-19 vaccine to Nepal under VaccineMaitri programme. The vaccines will land in Kathmandu tomorrow.” He further …
Speaking to a select audience at the Indian Council for World Affairs, Gyawali said he and foreign minister S Jaishankar took up the boundary issue. “However, there are issues that need to be sorted first, away from the public,” he added.
Although China may have failed in its mission in Nepal for the present, Chinese involvement in Nepali politics has grown deep enough in the past few years to ensure that all shades of political opinion can be influenced by China. India’s role currently is restricted to ensuring that New Delhi is not a factor in …
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India on Sunday handed over a consignment of disaster relief material to Nepal for flood- and landslide-affected families, officials said. On behalf of the Government of India, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Indian Embassy here Namgya C Khampa handed over the material to Chanda Chaudhary, president of the Nepal-India Women Friendship Society.