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17 July, 2018 1:03 PM Thai Boys Rescued From Cave Will Tell Their Tale Of Survival To World

Thai cave rescue: "We want to reduce public curiosity," Thailand government's spokesman Sansern Kaewkamnerd said The 12 Thai boys and soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital on Wednesday and hold a news conference the same day to satisfy huge media interest in their story, a government official said. "We want to reduce 329

6 July, 2018 8:34 AM Bangladesh gets $100-million ADB grant to boost facilities for displaced Rohingya

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved a grant of $100 million to Bangladesh, the first half of an assistance package to develop basic infrastructure and services for refugees from neighbouring Myanmar, the bank said. Bangladesh faces a challenge in managing refugee camps in its southern district of Cox's Bazar, flooded by more than 700,000 people 124

21 June, 2018 10:49 AM Global refugee count highest ever in 2017: UN report

The number of refugees worldwide registered an annual increase of 13% to reach 25.4 million in 2017, the highest known total to date, according to a UNHCR report. Most of the refugees were from Syria and Afghanistan, while neighbouring Turkey and Pakistan hosted the most number of refugees. If internal displacement figures were considered, one person 158

20 June, 2018 4:21 PM Manipur tribal council chief caught with drugs worth Rs 20 crore

A team of Manipur’s Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) on Wednesday caught the head of a tribal council and seven others for possessing 4 kg of heroin and 2.8 lakh Yaba tablets besides old notes of ₹500. Yaba is an intoxicant made from methamphetamine and caffeine. NAB officials said the seized drugs are worth ₹20 crore in the grey market. NAB officials 55

11 June, 2018 3:58 PM India to host first BIMSTEC war games in September

Conclave of Army chiefs of member-states will be part of it India will host the first military exercise of the BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) group focussing on counter-terrorism in September. As part of this, a conclave of the Army chiefs of all seven member-states is being planned. The exercise 127

10 June, 2018 3:58 PM Rise in India-ASEAN naval games

In the latest, a bilateral exercise will be held with Indonesia in the Java Sea India is instituting a series of bilateral and multilateral naval exercises with Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries as part of the increasing military-to-military cooperation. This is in addition to assisting the countries in capacity-building and sale of military 58

22 May, 2018 8:04 PM ‘Rohingya entering India through Bengal’

The police in Manipur have said that Rohingya refugees, displaced from Myanmar’s Rakhine region, are increasingly entering India through human trafficking corridors along the West Bengal-Bangladesh border. More than 300,000 Rohingya have fled from Myanmar and taken refuge in Bangladesh. The Manipur police came to know about the trafficking routes after 131

16 May, 2018 4:50 PM Newest frog for India from Karnataka

The Mangaluru narrow-mouthed frog is found only in a small industrial space in the city The latest addition to India’s frog fauna is the Mangaluru narrow-mouthed frog, which has been found in a small industrial region in coastal Karnataka. The new find, described by a team of Indian scientists in the international journal Zootaxa on Tuesday, is christened 98

14 May, 2018 1:39 PM Here Is How You Can Make Bael Sherbet At Home

As summer is here and the sun is crushing us with its rising temperature, we urge for the things that helps us to cool ourselves. What else beat the homemade sherbets? There are a lot of drinks, which help us to do that and one of them is bael sherbet. Bael is a fruit, which is also known as wood apple. Bael tree is sacred for Indians as its fruit and leaves 84

11 May, 2018 3:16 PM China's Alibaba buys Pakistan e-commerce firm Daraz

Products available on Daraz include consumer electronics, household goods, beauty, fashion, sports equipment and groceries. Shanghai: Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said that it had purchased leading Pakistani online retailer Daraz, continuing its overseas expansion by gaining a foothold in the growing South Asian consumer market. The move came after 102