Oli-Prachanda agree to meet on Monday to resolve their differences
Kathmandu: Nepal”s embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and the ruling party”s executive chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ have agreed to hold another round of talks on Monday as nearly three-hour long meeting on Sunday failed to resolve their differences, a media report said.
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Afghan forces kill Pakistan-origin intelligence head of ISIS-Khorasan
Kabul/Islamabad: Pakistan-origin intelligence head of terror group Islamic State”s Khorasan unit (ISIL-K) has been killed by special forces near the eastern town of Jalalabad, according to the Afghan security agency.
Rishi Sunak wants ethnic minorities on UK coins
London: UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak on Sunday backed a campaign for influential ethnic minority figures to be featured on a set of UK coins to celebrate Britain’s diversity. By Aditi Khanna
COVID-19: Pakistan reports 553 new patients, tally stands at 279,669
Islamabad: Pakistan has recorded 553 more coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s COVID-19 caseload to 279,699, officials said on Sunday. By Sajjad Hussain
Former UK minister and current MP arrested on suspicion of rape
London: A former UK minister and sitting Conservative Party lawmaker, who has not been named as he is yet to be charged, is out on bail after being arrested on suspicion of rape.
By Aditi Khanna
Sri Lankan election chief asks people to vote without fear, says polling centres are safe
Colombo: Sri Lanka”s election chief Mahinda Deshapriya said on Sunday that there is no threat of the coronavirus at polling centres as he asked voters to abide by health directives while voting in the parliamentary election on August 5.
Israel showers India with goodwill greetings on Friendship day
Jerusalem: Israel on Sunday showered India with goodwill greetings on Friendship Day, peppered with a Bollywood hit number, with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin also congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the people of India on the occasion. By Harinder Mishra
Singapore police arrests chief priest of Hindu temple
Singapore: The chief priest of Singapore”s oldest Hindu temple was arrested on charges of “criminal breach of trust”, according to police.
NASA astronauts aim for Florida coast to end SpaceX flight
Cape Canaveral: The first astronauts launched by Elon Musk”s SpaceX company departed the International Space Station on Saturday night for the final and most important part of their test flight: returning to Earth with a rare splashdown. (AP)
Afghan troops kill senior Islamic State militant
Kabul: The Afghan intelligence service says it has killed a high ranking official with the Islamic State affiliate in an operation in eastern Afghanistan. (AP)
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