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UK seeks response from Asian and minority ethnic women to form women’s health strategy

THE UK government has urged women from Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds living in the Midlands, East of England and women over-50 to respond...

Covid-19 rates could go up in Ramadan, worries WHO

Wednesday, April 14, 2021: Covid-19 pandemic may get worse this Ramadan in certain countries, feared World Health Organisation (WHO). The WHO expressed its concern...

Halt sale of live wild mammals in food markets: WHO

Tuesday April 13, 2021: The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Tuesday urged countries to stop the sale of live wild mammals in food markets...

Five members of SA women’s cricket team test positive for Covid-19; forced to stay...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021: After testing positive for coronavirus infection, five members of a South African women's cricket team are now forced to stay...

Rise in Covid-19 cases force Bangladesh to shut offices and transport

Monday, April 12, 2021: Given the seven fold increase in Covid-19 cases in just a month, the Bangladesh authorities on Monday decided to shut...

Imran Khan accused of ‘baffling ignorance’

PAKISTAN rights campaigners have accused prime minister Imran Khan of ‘baffling ignorance’ after the former playboy cricketer blamed how women dress for a rise...

Indian Army chief pays tributes to fallen heroes of Bangladesh War

Indian Army chief Gen MM Naravane on Thursday paid tributes to the fallen heroes of Bangladesh's 1971 Liberation War after arriving in the country...

Indian court’s ruling paves way for Rohingya deportations  

India's Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea to stop the government from deporting to Myanmar some 150 Rohingya Muslims police detained last month,...

Six Bangladeshi origin shot dead after murder-suicide pact in US

SIX family members of Bangladeshi origin were shot to death in Texas after brothers formed murder-suicide pact, police said. Farhan Towhid, 19, and Tanvir Towhid,...

Serum asks Indian government for $403m to boost vaccine output

The Serum Institute of India, the world's biggest vaccine manufacturer, has asked the government for a grant of $402.97m to increase its capacity to...