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  • First Arab Fashion Week in Riyadh from March 26

    Riyadh : In its latest move to affirm its vision to transform the fashion and retail sector in the country into both a regional and global destination by encouraging trade exchange and global business in line with the Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia will debut with its first ever Arab Fashion Week in Riya...

  • 13 Russian nationals charged with interfering in US Prez poll

    Washington : It's been touted as the most direct allegation to date of illegal Russian meddling during the 2016 US Presidential election.According to media reports, 13 Russians and three Russian companies have been charged with interfering in US Presidential election through social media propaganda....

  • KP Sharma Oli sworn in as Prime Minister of Nepal

    Kathmandu, KP Sharma Oli on Thursday was sworn in as the 41st Prime Minister of Nepal.This is his second term in the office. The Himalayan Times reported that President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly-elected Prime Minister in a function organi...

  • Nepal: Deuba resigns as PM, Prez invites Oli to form govt

    Kathmandu, : After the incumbent Sher Bahadur Deuba resigned as Prime Minister, Nepal President Vidya Devi Bhandari has invited CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli to form a new government. The move comes after Oli staked the claim to form a new government on Thursday. According to media reports, in hi...

  • UNMOG in India, Pakistan must be expanded: Maleeha Lodhi

    Islamabad, Pakistan has called for expansion in the UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) for stability and responding to the existing threats in the region. Addressing the Special Committee on Peacekeeping at the United Nations, Pakistan's Ambassador to UN, Dr Maleeha Lodhi sai...

  • Nepalese PM Debua likely to resign

    Kathmandu,Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is likely to resign from his post on Wednesday.Mr Debua had held discussion with his party leaders and some ministers on Tuesday night, during which he was suggested to tender his resignation, a report published in The Kathmandu Post, a Nepal dail...

  • Trump budget cuts US cash for Int'l Space Station

    Washington, President Donald Trump wants to end US funding for the International Space Station (ISS) by 2025 with the aim of putting it into private hands, a report by the BBC News said on Tuesday.His plans for ISS and the Nasa space programme were unveiled in his 2019 budget proposal.Mr Trump...

  • Devotees throng Pashupatinath temple on Mahashivratri

    Kathmandu, Thousands of devotees, including saints from across Nepal, on Tuesday thronged the Pashupatinath temple here on the occasion of Mahashivratri. The devotees were seen queuing up outside the temple since early morning for the darshan of Lord Shiva, a report published in Kathmandu Post said....

  • Some 4-mn Iraqi children in need: UNICEF

    United Nations, About a quarter of all Iraqi children are living in poverty, and in the wake of more than four years of violence, families are being pushed to "extreme measures" in order to survive, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said, as a major conference on rebuilding the c...

  • Pakistan appreciates UK's development assistance to country

    Islamabad, Pakistan has appreciated UK's development assistance to the country for the uplift of its socio-economic sectors.During a meeting between Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and UK's Minister of State for Commonwealth and UN Lord Tariq Ahmad in London, both the countries have agreed to continue...

  • Russia crash: Investigators comb crash site near Moscow

    Moscow, Russian investigators are searching snow-covered fields near Moscow for clues why a passenger plane crashed, according to a BBC News report on Monday.All 71 passengers and crew were killed when the Saratov Airlines jet went down minutes after taking off from Domodedovo airport on Sunda...

  • UN chief deeply saddened by tragic plane accident in Russia

    United Nations, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed deep sadness at the plane accident in the Moscow region, Russia, in which all passengers and crew are reported to have died.In a statement attributable to his spokesperson, the Secretary-General on Sunday conveyed ...

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