A Malaysian court on Tuesday granted international human rights groups permission to challenge the recent deportation of Myanmar nationals, a major step in a country where the law bars immigration decisions from being questioned in court. Olivia Chan reports.
Indian business tycoon Mukesh Ambani has replaced China's Jack Ma as the richest Asian in the latest Forbes list of world's billionaires. Incidentally, India has the world's 3rd highest number of billionaires after US and China as per Forbes. However, is that good for India's economy?
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Authorities plan to resume efforts to free the ship blocking the Suez Canal on Monday, after Sunday's planned attempts were cancelled while extra tug boat power was assembled.Two additional tugs were sent to the canal on Sunday aimed at helping float the skyscraper-sized MV Ever Given, as major shipping firms increasingly diverted their boats out of fear the vessel may take far longer to free.The Panama-flagged, Japanese-owned ship that carries cargo between Asia and Europe got stuck in a single-lane stretch of the vital waterway on Tuesday.
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A giant container ship remains stuck sideways in Egypt’s Suez Canal for a fifth day as authorities prepare for fresh attempts to free the vessel and reopen the crucial world shipping waterway.The Ever Given, a Panama-flagged ship that carries cargo between Asia and Europe, ran aground on Tuesday in the narrow canal that runs between Africa and the Sinai Peninsula.
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A skyscraper-sized container ship has become wedged across Egypt’s Suez Canal, blocking all traffic in the vital waterway.The Ever Given, a Panama-flagged ship that carries cargo between Asia and Europe, ran aground on Tuesday in the narrow, man-made canal dividing continental Africa from the Sinai Peninsula.
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As Covid cases continue to surge in the country, Madhya Pradesh minister Prem Singh Patel has made a controversial statement. Responding to a question on the rising number of Covid related deaths in the state, the minister said that nobody can stop these deaths. ‘You said that many people are dying every day. People get old and they have to die,’ the minister said. Prem Singh Patel also sought people’s cooperation in keeping the Covid pandemic under check. Madhya Pradesh has 43,539 active COVID-19 cases in the state, while the death toll due to infection in the state has mounted to 4,261. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Four COVID-19 patients died in Dongargaon block of Rajnandgaon district on April 14 allegedly due to non-availability of oxygen. Three of them died at a COVID Care Centre while the 4th died at a Community Health Centre. They were taken for cremation allegedly in a garbage vehicle. Garbage vehicle were allegedly used to ferry the bodies of patients who died of COVID-19 in Rajnandgaon. Chief Medical Health Officer (CMHO), Dr Mithilesh Chaudhary said, "We've arranged 10-15 oxygen beds at every COVID care centre in district. Three of them had died last night, they were given oxygen support while being treated, yet to gather info on the fourth. As far as vehicle is concerned, it's up to Nagar Panchayat to make such arrangements."
Madhya Pradesh Minister Prem Singh Patel on April 15 sparked controversy with his statement on COVID deaths wherein he said that no one can stop the deaths which take place due to COVID-19. "Nobody can stop these deaths. People get old and they have to die," said the Animal Husbandry minister.
An official from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy died in custody in Myanmar overnight, after being detained in a crackdown on anti-junta protesters, in the midst of demonstrations across the country. Adam Reed reports.
Following the recent military crackdown on pro-democracy supporters in Southeast Asian country, some activists of civil society members held a demonstration in front of Myanmar Embassy in Nepal. Protestors were seen demanding in front of embassy calling for incumbent military- government of Myanmar to stop brutal killing of its people. No less than 38 people were killed in Myanmar on Thursday as the military tried to control demonstrations by pro-democracy campaigners against last month's coup.
Aggarwal's new book, Sindhi Tapestry, contains stories from Sindhis around the world - from South America to Southeast Asia, Pakistan and the US. These are doctors, engineers, businessmen, soldiers and scholars. Chapters examine the comforting rituals of worship, meditate on the traditional, explore the history of cultural elements from cuisine to antique furniture. And there are new memories and boundaries being forged as the community celebrates its heterogenous identity.
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Amid demands of opening COVID-19 vaccination of all age groups, the union health ministry on Tuesday stated that the aim of the vaccination drive is to administer the vaccine to those who need it and..
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