Nepal Celebrates 71st International Sagarmatha (Everest) Day 2024 

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Nepal Celebrates 71st International Sagarmatha (Everest) Day 2024, commemorating man’s first ascent of Mt. Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in May 29, 1953.      The Nepal Mountaineering Association organised the programs in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation and the other organizations associated with tourism. A

Infiltration By Pakistan Army In Jammu And Kashmir Was Responsible For 1999 Kargil War, Says Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif

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Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has admitted that Islamabad ‘violated’ an agreement with India in 1999. His revelation came to light at a Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) general council meeting yesterday.   During the meeting, Sharif said the then-Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee visited Lahore, and signed the Lahore Declaration on February 21

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Admits Islamabad ‘violated’ Agreement With India In 1999

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Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has admitted that Islamabad ‘violated’ an agreement with India in 1999. His revelation came to light at a Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) general council meeting yesterday.   During the meeting, Sharif said the then-Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee visited Lahore, and signed the Lahore Declaration on February 21

India Announces One Million Dollar Relief Assistance For Landslide-Hit Papua New Guinea

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India has announced an immediate relief assistance of one million US dollar to support relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts to Papua New Guinea in the wake of devastating landslide. A massive landslide occurred on 24th of May in Enga Province, Papua New Guinea which buried hundreds of people and caused major destruction and loss of

Fitch Downgrades Bangladesh To ‘B+’; Outlook Stable

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Fitch Ratings has downgraded Bangladesh’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating on Monday to ‘B+’ from ‘BB-‘ owing to weakening of Bangladesh’s external buffers. The country’s forex reserves are down substantially due to continued forex interventions, capital outflows and persistent use of informal channels for remittances. Bangladesh’s reserves have fallen by 15% from January 2024 levels

National Archives of India Undertakes First Overseas Digitization Of Diaspora Records In Oman

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Muscat, May 28 – In a collaborative effort, the Indian Embassy in Muscat and the National Archives of India (NAI) successfully completed a first-of-its-kind project to archive historical documents of the Indian diaspora in Oman.Titled “The Oman Collection – Archival Heritage of the Indian Community in Oman,” the project ran from May 19th to 27th, 2024.

Korea, US Stage Joint Air Drills to Strengthen Readiness Against N. Korean Threats

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South Korean and US military aircraft have staged regular combined live-fire drills to strengthen readiness against North Korean threats. It comes amid heightened tensions over Pyongyang’s failed satellite launch.   The Seoul’s Air Force said, over 90 aircraft, including the South Korea’s F-35A stealth fighters and the US A-10 attack aircraft, have been mobilised for

At Least Four killed In Landslides In Indonesia

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At least four people have been killed after rain-triggered landslides hit the eastern province of West Papua, Indonesia last week. In a statement, the country’s National Disaster Management Agency today said that one person has been rescued in the disaster that occurred in the area of Arfak Mountains. The agency’s spokesperson said that the rescue

Cyclone Remal Leaves Trails Of Destruction; Sylhet At Flood Risk

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Cyclone Remal has left a trail of destruction in the coastal regions of Bangladesh. At least 13 people died in the cyclone, most of them crushed under fallen houses or collapsed walls or trees.  The storm has destroyed over 30,000 thatched homes and over 150,000 damaged in Khulna, Barisal and Chattogram Divisions of Bangladesh. The storm has seriously affected more than