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Martyred Intellectuals Day today

Dhaka, Dec. 14 -- The nation is set to observe the Martyred Intellectuals' Day today in a befitting manner. On this day 46 years ago, on the eve of the nation's victory, the marauding Pakistan army i... Read More


OIC declares East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Dhaka, Dec. 14 -- The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has declared East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, rejected the US stance as "dangerous", and called on the international communit... Read More


Solution to Rohingya crisis rests in Myanmar

Dhaka, Dec. 14 -- The United Nations can help Myanmar defuse inter-communal tensions and create an environment for safe and dignified repatriation of Rohingya refugees, quoting the organization's top ... Read More


Ensuring right to health for all

Dhaka, Dec. 14 -- Every year, Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day is commemorated on December 12 across the globe. It is the anniversary of the first unanimous United Nations resolution, calling for c... Read More


Returning to the unknown

India, Dec. 14 -- People's response to the suffering of refugees has been pitiful. It is our moral responsibility that we all do our bit to address this humanitarian problem even as we ensure our secu... Read More


Dharmendra Pradhan pitches for stronger relations with ASEAN countries

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday underscored India's long history of relations with South-East Asia, and conveyed hope for further progress of India's relations wit... Read More


Maimane hails President Zuma costs judgment as 'historic'

Midrand, Dec. 13 -- DA leader Mmusi Maimane has hailed as "historic" the judgment ordering President Jacob Zuma to personally pay the costs for attempting to interdict the release of the state capture... Read More


After US Recognition of Jerusalem, Can the EU Become a True Peace-Broker in Israel-Palestine?

Rabat , Dec. 13 -- President Trump's decision to move US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has been condemned by the international community as unproductive, dangerous, unilateral and against interna... Read More


Meteor shower expected to brighten sky today

Sri Lanka, Dec. 13 -- A 3-mile (5 km) wide asteroid, named 3200 Phaethon, will come 'close' to Earth this week, bringing with it the stunning Geminids meteor shower. The shower will peak this night w... Read More


India gains four ranks on global prosperity index, only BRICS nation to show improvement

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- India has gained four spots on a global ranking of nations on their measure of prosperity, making it the only country among BRICS nations to show an improvement. Up four ranks f... Read More