Punjab assembly dissolved on Imran’s orders
The provincial assembly in Pakistan’s most populous province, Punjab, was dissolved late Saturday, in a move orchestrated by former prime minister Imran Khan as part of a bid to force early general elections.
Nepal plane crash: Eyewitnesses recount lucky escape
Kalpana Sunar had come to Pokhara from Dulegaunda in Tanahun to celebrate Maghe Sankranti three days ago. She was washing clothes in the front yard of her house when she saw an aeroplane falling from the sky and coming in her direction.
2 dead, 34 injured in China chemical plant blast
A chemical plant explosion in China has killed two people and injured 34, state media reported Monday..The blast happened on Sunday afternoon at a factory in northeastern Liaoning province's Panshan County, according to state broadcaster CCTV..Twelve people are missing after the expl
Gunmen shoot dead Afghan ex-lawmaker
Gunmen shot dead an Afghan former lawmaker and one of her bodyguards in the capital Kabul in a night-time attack at her home, police said yesterday.
Mosharraf’s free fall in AL continues
Former LGRD minister and Awami League MP Khandker Mosharraf Hossain’s fall from grace continued yesterday as he was removed from the post of chief of the parliamentary standing committee on the LGRD ministry.
Are people visiting Dhaka Int’l Trade Fair?
Dhaka International Trade Fair is going on at Purbachal, not in any busy area in Dhaka. The trade fair has been organised there for the second time.
Biden declares major disaster
US President Joe Biden has declared a major disaster in California, as the latest in a succession of storm systems blew into the state, bringing heavy flooding to already waterlogged regions.