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Indonesia summons UN official after criticism of new laws

Indonesia summoned an official of the UN on Monday after the intergovernmental organisation expressed concerns about certain recently-ratified revisions to the country's criminal code.

countries in India building and restoring temples

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said India keeps restoring and renovating temples in locations across the world, including Cambodia's Angkor Wat.


LAHORE - Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan was injured on Thursday when an unidentified gunman opened fire on the container-mounted-truck carrying him during his protest march in Pakistan's Punjab province, but he was out of danger, media reports said. As per media reports, one person has been killed, and several others were injured as the gunman fired multiple shots.

India drops to 107th rank in Global Hunger Index 2022, behind Pakistan & Bangladesh

India has slipped six places on Global Hunger Index 2022 to take 107th position out of 121 countries ranked.

Took about 6 months, 3 teachers to get 'Thank God' song right: Yohani

Sri Lankan singer Yohani, speaking about learning Hindi for her song 'Manike' in 'Thank God', has said that it took her too long.

I have not returned empty-handed from India: Bangladesh PM Hasina

Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said that her recent four-day visit to India benefitted Bangladesh.

Shadab Khan apologises after Pakistan lose Asia Cup final, says 'I take responsibility'

After his team lost Asia Cup 2022 final against Sri Lanka by 23 runs, Pakistan all-rounder Shadab Khan tweeted, "Catches win matches.

Imran Kham Booked Under Anti Terrorism Act In Pakistan

Pakistan's ousted prime minister Imran Khan has been booked under the Anti-Terrorism Act for threatening police, judiciary and other state institutions at his Islamabad rally a day ago, it emerged on Sunday.
The case surfaced hours after Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Sunday said that the government was mulling to file a case against 69-year-old Khan over his provocative speech delivered on Saturday night in the F-9 Park of the national capital.

I'm confident that Asia Cup will take place in Sri Lanka

Ex-Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya said he's confident that Asia Cup, scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka next month, will take place despite the country's ongoing political and financial crisis.

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe appointed acting President

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been appointed as the acting President of the country.

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency after President escapes to Maldives

Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's escape to Maldives, the Prime Minister's office said.

AMAZON's India Chief Manish Tiwari: Money Is Better Spent On Developing Business Than On IPL. Opts out of IPL Auction.

Manish Tiwary had only been in his new job as head of Inc.’s India business a couple of months when he faced a weighty decision: How aggressively should the US e-commerce giant bid for media rights to the Indian Premier League? Securing digital streaming rights to the cricket tournament would be a huge coup, potentially luring hundreds of millions of viewers to Amazon. In a stunning move, Amazon pulled the plug before the auction started. Tiwary and senior management in Seattle decided those billions would be better spent on Amazon’s e-commerce business.

IPL’s Indian sub-continent TV and digital rights sold for a whopping Rs 44,075 crore

IPL’s Indian sub-continent TV and digital rights sold for a whopping Rs 44,075 crore

MUMBAI - The BCCI is set to laugh its way to the bank after selling its IPL TV and digital rights for the Indian sub-continent for a whopping Rs 44,075 crore. As per information received, Package A (Indian sub-continent TV Rights) for 410 IPL matches across five seasons from 2023 to 2027 has been sold for Rs 23,575 crore, which is effectively Rs 57.5 crore per game.

Ranil Wickremesinghe Appointed Sri Lanka Prime Minister. Protests Continue

Colombo - Sri Lanka's veteran political leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has been appointed the next Prime Minister of the crisis-hit island nation by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The 73-year-old was administered the oath of office by the President, who in an address to the nation yesterday, declared that a Prime Minister and his cabinet will be put in place this week.

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