Karakol-Enilchek highway cleaned up from rockfall

Kyrgyzstan, Aug. 19 -- Karakol-Enilchek highway was cleaned after rockfall, Turmush reports. According to information, a rockfall occurred due to heavy rains and blocked a highway. "The cleaning wor... Read More

Kazakh alpinists trapped in mountains of Kyrgyzstan: helicopter sent for search

Kazakhstan, Aug. 19 -- A resque helicopter has been sent for search of alpinists from Kazakhstan trapped in the avalanche in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan, Sputnik Kazakhstan reported with reference to ... Read More

A look at the Islamic State affiliate's rise in Afghanistan

Afghanistan, Aug. 19 -- A suicide bombing at a wedding party in Kabul claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate has renewed fears about the growing threat posed by its thousands of fighters, as well ... Read More

5 lakh prawn fry seized in Chattogram; 2 held

Chattogram, Aug. 19 -- Members of upazila fisheries department arrested two persons with 5 lakh prawn fry from a passenger bus at Eco-Park in Sitakunda upazila on Monday afternoon. The arrestees were... Read More

No point providing land to India for Agartala airport extension: Bangladesh opposition

Dhaka, Aug. 19 -- Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Monday said there is no reason for Bangladesh to provide its land to India in Brahmanbaria to expand Agartala airport. "There have b... Read More

Oil firms to hike prices on Tuesday

Manila, Aug. 19 -- Several oil companies have announced they would implement price hikes effective 6 a.m. on Tuesday. In advisories, PTT Philippines and Seaoil said price of their respective gasoline... Read More

12 more dengue patients identified in Bagerhat

Bagerhat, Aug. 19 -- At least 12 new patients were diagnosed with mosquito-borne disease dengue here in the last 24 hours till Monday morning. Bagerhat Civil Surgeon Dr GKM Shamshuzzaman said the num... Read More

HC wants details on what Minni has endured, police's handling of case

Dhaka, Aug. 19 -- The High Court on Monday wants to know the details of when the police SP of Barguna briefed media that Ayesha Siddika Minni had given a confessional statement over the murder of her ... Read More

Vishwas Tripathi joins Board of STAIRS Foundation

New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- India's premier not-for-profit organisation in broad-basing of sports at the grassroots-STAIRS (Society for Transformation, Inclusion and Recognition through Sports) Foundation h... Read More

UP BJP president resigns from Yogi Cabinet

Lucknow, Aug. 19 -- Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Swatantra Dev Singh has resigned from Chief Minister Yogi-Adityanath-led Cabinet, official sources informed on Monday. Mr Sing... Read More