Thu, Aug 06, 2020

  • The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the temple took place on Wednesday in Ayodhya with Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing the ‘bhoomi pujan' of the temple.
    Pakistan criticises foundation laying of Ram temple in Ayodhya
    Pakistan on Wednesday criticised the foundation laying of the Ram temple in Ayodhya on the site of the Babri Masjid.The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the temple took place on Wednesday in Ayodhya with Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing the ‘bhoomi pujan' of the temple.The Indian Supreme Court in a unanimous verdict last year cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque.“The flawed judgment of the Indian Supreme Court paving the way for construction of the temple not only reflected the preponderance of faith over justice but also the growing majoritarianism in today's India, where minorities, particularly Muslims and their places of worship, are increasingly under attack,” Pakistan...
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    Trump also called for the first formal presidential debate, scheduled for Sept. 29, to be moved up on the calendar because early voting will have already begun in some states.

  • Oli-Prachanda meeting postponed for a day Oli-Prachanda meeting postponed for a day

    Sources close to Prachanda said that the meeting was postponed at the request of Prime Minister Oli.

  • WHO airlifting medical supplies to Lebanon WHO airlifting medical supplies to Lebanon

    The airlift follows a request from the Lebanese health minister, and the supplies were expected to arrive in Lebanon later Wednesday.

  • 17 killed as boat capsizes in Bangladesh 17 killed as boat capsizes in Bangladesh

    A total of 48 people, including madrassa students and teachers, from Mymensingh, boarded the boat for a cruise.

  • Imran Khan says Pak will continue to raise Kashmir issue at world stage Imran Khan says Pak will continue to raise Kashmir issue at world stage

    Khan said that it was due to his government's efforts that the Kashmir issue was highlighted and now, “the world was taking notice of it”.

  • French president traveling to Lebanon after deadly explosion French president traveling to Lebanon after deadly explosion

    Lebanon is a former French protectorate and the countries retain close political and economic ties.

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    But the compound itself typically doesn't detonate on its own and requires another ignition source. That likely came from a fire that engulfed what initially appeared to be fireworks that were stored...

  • Lanka parliamentary poll: 55 per cent voting until 4 PM amidst COVID-19 fear Lanka parliamentary poll: 55 per cent voting until 4 PM amidst COVID-19 fear

    The highest voter turnout of 70 per cent is recorded from Nuwara-Eliya city, Mahinda Deshapriya, the Chairman of the National Elections Commission.

  • Russia to send 5 planeloads of aid to Beirut Russia to send 5 planeloads of aid to Beirut

    Russia's Ministry for Emergency Situations will send rescuers, medical workers, a makeshift hospital and a lab for coronavirus testing to Lebanon.