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U.S. has hit agreed troop-cut target of 8,600 in Afghanistan

The United States has reduced its troop presence in Afghanistan to 8,600, fulfilling its obligation as part of a February deal with...

The Hindu Explains | What is Juneteenth?

What is Juneteenth?Juneteenth is a holiday to mark June 19th, 1865, when slaves in Galveston, Texas, learned – from the Union army –...

‘Iranian Navy test-fires cruise missile’

Iran said on Thursday its navy had successfully fired a locally made cruise missile during war games in the northern Indian Ocean and...

Iraq tells Turkey to stop attacks

Baghdad on Thursday demanded Ankara immediately halt its assault in northern Iraq, where Turkish special forces and helicopters have been targeting Kurdish rebel...

With President’s approval, Nepal’s map is now part of Constitution

The upper House of Nepal Parliament on Thursday passed the Second Constitution Amendment Bill 2077 (Vikram era), with all 57 (one post has...

Pakistan keen to forge long-term partnership with Russia: FM Qureshi to Sergey Lavrov

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday called his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov and expressed Islamabad’s desire to forge a long-term...

Bank of England unveils another big stimulus for UK economy

The Bank of England has unveiled another big stimulus for the U.K. economy as it tries to limit the scale of the coronavirus...

Bangladesh coronavirus cases cross 100,000-mark

Bangladesh’s coronavirus cases on Thursday crossed the 100,000-mark after 3,803 new COVID-19 infections were reported in the last 24 hours, a senior...

Watch | What is dexamethasone?

Scientists say a major breakthrough has been achieved in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Dexamethasone, a steroid has reduced mortality in patients...

Trump plan to stem veterans’ suicides focuses on public awareness

President Donald Trump released a long-awaited plan Wednesday to address the persistently high number of suicides by veterans, with initiatives including firearm...

Trump sought Chinese President Xi Jinping’s help to win re-election, reveals Bolton’s book

In a withering behind-the-scenes portrayal, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton accused him of sweeping misdeeds that included explicitly...

Data | Where does Donald Trump’s low approval rating rank among U.S. Presidents in recent history?

U.S. President Donald Trump's job approval rating is a mere 39%, with just over four months remaining for the Presidential elections. The Presidential...

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Punjab, country’s grain bowl, facing rampant ‘de-peasantisation’

The country’s grain bowl – Punjab, where the growth of agricultural sector has become unsustainable — is experiencing rampant ‘de-peasantisation’ as peasants...

17 U.S. states file lawsuit against new visa policy for international students

As many as 17 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit on Monday against the new temporary visa policy for international...

Doctor turns tractor driver to take victim’s body for funeral

In a touching culmination of a COVID-19 tragedy, a doctor in Peddapalli district drove a tractor to ferry the body of a 45-year-old...

HC directs Chest hospital to file report over patient’s death

Observing that the recent death of a COVID-19 patient in Government Chest Hospital prima facie appeared to be the consequence of medical negligence,...