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Domestic violence cases rise in India during lockdown

Domestic violence cases in India have increased since the March 24 lockdown with husbands venting their frustration on wives, who have no escape from...

Umar Akmal could face lifetime ban over corruption charges

Controversial Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal could face a lifetime ban if convicted of match-fixing charges unveiled Friday by the country's cricket authorities. The 29-year-old was...

Indian doctors have only ‘raincoats, helmets’ to fight coronavirus

Amid Shortages of protective health gear in India are forcing some doctors to use raincoats and motorbike helmets while fighting the coronavirus, exposing the...

COVID-19 to hit Asia’s growth: World Bank

The coronavirus pandemic is expected to sharply slow growth in developing economies in East Asia and the Pacific as well as China, the World...

COVID-19: Millions of garment makers in dire straits in Bangladesh

THE coronavirus outbreak has affected virtually all aspects of the economy, including the fashion industry, which has been grappling with how to pay for...

Mass exodus of migrant workers in India during lockdown

INDIA faces a new risk of spreading coronavirus as India’s poorest are fleeing major cities in large numbers. Hundreds of thousands of migrant workers are...

UK asks nationals in Bangladesh to stay

THE British High Commission in Dhaka has said that it is working with the Bangladesh authorities and airlines to support British nationals who want...

Pakistan SC stops release of prisoners

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday (30) halted the release of hundreds of prisoners who were supposed to be set free in an attempt to...

“Extraordinary times” for Reckitt CEO Laxman Narasimhan

Laxman Narasimhan, CEO of Reckitt Benckiser, one of the world’s biggest consumer goods companies, says these are” extraordinary times”.  With the outbreak of COVID-19...

US to airlift over 2,000 citizens from India

THE US government is making arrangements to airlift over 2,000 American citizens stranded in India due to the suspension of flights and the lockdown...