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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...

Pakistan reports over 1,400 COVID-19 cases; Punjab the new epicentre 

THE COVID-19 cases in Pakistan on Saturday (28) reached 1,408, including 11 deaths. The Punjab province in the country is now emerging as the new...

COVID-19: ADB provides $300,000 grant to Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $300,000 emergency grant to support the Bangladesh government's fight against COVID-19. The grant will support procurement of health...

At least 10 Bangladeshis died in New York

At least 10 Bangladeshis died in New York till Friday (27) as coronavirus cases surge in the US, reports said. However, the Bangladeshi community in...

India’s COVID-19 cases swiftly heading 1000; 19 dead

THE number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 873 in India on Saturday (28) with the death toll rising to 19, according to the Health...

UN calls terror attack on Sikh gurudwara in Afghanistan ‘heinous’

THE UN Security Council has condemned the "heinous and cowardly" terrorist attack on a Sikh gurudwara in Kabul that killed 25 people. It said that the...

COVID-19 fears grip South Asia; India cuts rates

India's central bank slashed interest rates in an emergency move on Friday (27) to counter the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic after the...

COVID-19 deaths reach 17 India; country to participate in WHO solidarity trial for drugs

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 17 in the country on Friday (27) and the number of coronavirus cases climbed to 724,...

India and US collaborating on combating COVID-19: Taranjit Singh Sandhu

INDIA and the US are working together on combating the deadly coronavirus and collaboration is underway in the areas of diagnostics and therapeutics of...

India announces $23 billion COVID-19 package; offers cash, free food

India announced $22.6 billion (£18.9 billion) economic stimulus plan on Thursday (26) providing direct cash transfers and food security measures to give relief...