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Loan suspension talks will yield good results: Chinese ambassador to Maldives

Https, Sept. 21 -- Chinese Ambassador to Maldives Zhang Lizhong, on Sunday, stated that ongoing negotiations with China, regarding the deferment of commercial loans to Maldives, was expected to yield ... Read More


India remains the country's most generous benefactor, says Maldives finance minister

Https, Sept. 21 -- Maldives' Finance Minister Ibrahim Ameer on Sunday stated that the country most generous towards the Maldives in extending financial aid is India. He made the remarks while speaking... Read More


UN's 75th Anniversary Declaration commits to Security Council reform

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- The UN General Assembly committed itself to put "new life" into the stalled reform of the Security Council in its Declaration for the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations on M... Read More


All areas of Bangladesh economy are 'flying high' after COVID-19 shock: Finance Minister

Https, Sept. 20 -- Bangladesh fares better than many other countries in recovering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said. And the credit g... Read More


EU to provide Euro 4.9 million for seven tourism projects in Sri Lanka: Tourism Minister

Http, Sept. 20 -- The European Union (EU) has agreed to provide Euro 4.9 million in assistance for seven projects to boost Sri Lanka's tourism industry, Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said. Duri... Read More


A national cultural heritage fades into disrepair in Bhutan

Https, Sept. 20 -- The only iron chain bridge in the country, a national cultural heritage symbol on the popular Thimphu-Paro highway, is covered in thick undergrowth and rusting from lack of maintena... Read More


'Women sitting improperly on bikes behind rising road accidents in Bangladesh'

Https, Sept. 20 -- After admitting his failure in bringing discipline to the roads, last year Bangladesh's Road Transport Minister of Chapasthan Omaigo Bader said a task force would be formed to handl... Read More


New deterrent provisions against acid attacks on the cards in Nepal

Https, Sept. 20 -- Acid attack victim Muskan Khatun's plea to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has moved the PM to bring stringent laws to curb such attacks. Khatun told THT she was happy the PM had agre... Read More


Employment programmes not stopping Nepalese youths from going back to India

Https, Sept. 20 -- The Sudurpaschim provincial government in Nepal on September 1 had issued a notice directing people not to go to India in search of jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic. But many yout... Read More


Trump's son questions Kamala Harris's ties to Indian community

New Delhi, Sept. 19 -- As the US election battle intensifies ahead of the November 3 vote and the two parties are courting the Indian community with an eye on the swing states where a small margin of ... Read More