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Lahore HC slams Pakistan Army, calls it country’s ‘biggest land grabber’

PTI Lahore In a rare rebuke of Pakistan’s powerful Army, the Lahore High Court has called...

Single vaccine dose cuts COVID-19 transmission by half: UK study

London: A single dose of either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines have been found to cut COVID-19 transmission rates by up to...

Missing Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa ‘fearing for life’

London: A daughter of Dubai’s powerful ruler who tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in...

‘US-Russia ties worse than during Cold War’

Moscow: Russia’s top diplomat said on Wednesday that relations with the United States are now even worse than during the Cold War...

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Indian envoy hopes for end to Nepal political crisis

PTI Kathmandu Indian ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae today expressed hope that the political deadlock in the country would soon end as talks progress between the...

India, China ‘most affected by weather-related disasters’: UN

PTI United Nations India and China are among the countries most affected by weather-related disasters with the two nations accounting for more than three billion disaster-affected...

Brahma temple blasts: Thai military court indicts two Uighurs

PTI Bangkok A military court in Thailand today charged two ethnic Uighur Chinese men with carrying out a bombing at the hugely popular Erawan Brahma temple...

Mali and neighbours in mourning as siege hotel yields clues

Bamako: Mali began three days of national mourning today for the victims of a jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left at least...

Nepal’s major parties decide to amend new constitution

Kathmandu: With an almost three-month-old agitation by the Madhes-based groups aimed at securing changes in Nepal’s new constitution again turning violent, Nepal’s major political...

Climate deal urgent after weather-linked disasters kill 6,00,000 in 20 years: UN

Geneva: Weather-related disasters have grown more frequent over the last 20 years, claiming more than 600,000 lives, the UN said today, issuing a further...

Need to delink religion from terror: PM

KUALA LUMPUR: Warning that terrorism is the “biggest threat” to the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it should be delinked from...

Western leaders vow to destroy Islamic State

BRUSSELS: Western leaders stepped up the rhetoric against the Islamic State (IS) group on Sunday as residents of the Belgian capital awoke to largely...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

A farewell to retired teachers

NT BUZZ The management, staff and PTA of Guardian Angel Pre-Primary and Primary School, Curchorem bid farewell to senior...

Let’s get physical

‘Get Fit, Stay Fit Goa’, a two-week free bodyweight programme aims to inspire a fitness revolution in Goa. NT BUZZ talks to...

Food warriors

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Pinky Goyal Like most people scanning the horrifying news coming in...

Born to run

NT BUZZ The second edition of the Mulgao Fitness Run 2021 was held. The run was sponsored by Anil...