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Hours after Bangladesh PM’s warning, mob vandalises ISKCON temple, attacks its devotees on Dussehra

Noakhali: A mob allegedly attacked an ISKCON temple in Bangladesh’s Noakhali district on Friday and according to the community, one of its members was killed. “It is with great grief that we share the news of an ISKCON member, Partha…

Durga puja pandal attacks: Those Who Attacked Hindu Temples “Will Be Hunted Down”, says Bangladesh PM

Guwahati: The Bangladesh government has promised swift action against those behind attacks on Hindu temples and Durga Puja celebrations amid criticism that the Muslim-majority country hasn’t done enough to protect minorities. Four people were killed in violence after some Hindu…

At least 100 killed, wounded in suicide blast at a Afghanistan mosque

KABUL: At least 100 people were killed and injured on Friday when a suicide bomber ripped through Afghanistan’s northeastern Kunduz province, according to reports. “Our preliminary findings indicate that it was a suicide attack,” said Matiullah Rohani, Kunduz’s director of culture…

UK To Lift Quarantine Rules for Fully Vaccinated Indians From Oct 11

Guwahati: In a piece of good news for the crores of Indian travellers, the UK government on Thursday lifted the quarantine guidelines for the fully vaccinated passengers from India. Issuing a statement, Alex Ellis, British High Commissioner to India, said…

Nobel chemistry prize goes to duo who developed a tool for molecule building

STOCKHOLM: German Benjamin List and Scottish-born David MacMillan won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for developing new tools for building molecules that have helped make new drugs and are more environmentally friendly. They share the 10-million Swedish…

Taliban say school graduates of 2000-2020 of no use: Report

Kabul: The Taliban have said that those who have graduated from high schools during the past twenty years in Afghanistan are of no use, reported local media. During a meeting with the university lecturers in Kabul, the acting minister of…

India ‘reciprocates’ UK with 10 day mandatory quarantine for passengers on arrival

Guwahati: After multiple warnings of “reciprocal action” against the UK over the country’s rigid vaccine travel norms, New Delhi on Friday made it mandatory for UK passengers to undergo a 10-day quarantine irrespective of their vaccination status. All passengers from…

Decision On Clearance For Covaxin In October, Says WHO

United Nations/Geneva:  A decision on Bharat Biotech’s submission seeking emergency use listing (EUL) for its Covaxin COVID-19 vaccine will be made in October, the World Health Organisation has said. The status of assessment for Covaxin is “ongoing”. Bharat Biotech had…

Fumio Kishida set to become new PM of Japan

Guwahati:  Japan’s former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida won the governing party leadership election on Wednesday and is set to become the next prime minister, facing the imminent task of addressing a pandemic-hit economy and ensuring a strong alliance with Washington…

In Afghanistan murderers hunt female judges who convicted them in pre-Taliban regime

Kabul: Afghan women judges, who handed out jail sentences to murderers and other criminals, have now gone into hiding fearing retribution from the convicts who are among the thousands of criminals freed by the Taliban after their takeover of the…

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