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Religious intolerance rising across South Asia: Amnesty International

LONDON: Amnesty International has claimed to witness a rise in incidents of religious intolerance across South Asia. Amnesty International on International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief has called on the governments in

COVID-19 cases in South Asia growing, not exploding: WHO

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said the number of COVID-19 cases in India and other countries has been doubling every three weeks but the epidemic is not growing exponentially in the country and South Asia region. “In South

Vajda to replace Alice Wells as top US diplomat for South Asia

WASHINGTON: United States Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas L Vajda will take over charge of South Asian affairs at the US State Department after incumbent Alice Wells retires on May 22, the department confirmed. “I will miss Alice’s wise counsel and

Hammad Azhar among WEF’s Young Global Leaders from South Asia

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar has been named among ten Young Global Leaders from South Asia by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The WEF identifies the world’s most promising leaders under the age of 40 who are driving

Kashmir is Pakistan’s jugular vein: Firdous Awan

ISLAMABAD: Firdous Ashiq Awan on Defence Day said that Kashmir has been a jugular vein of Pakistan and our armed forces have been fully equipped and capable of giving a befitting response to any aggression of the enemy. In her

Pakistan ranked as least likable country for tourism

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has been ranked the least competitive country in South Asia when it comes to travel and tourism, according to the Travel and Tourism Competitive Report published by the World Economic Forum on Thursday. The report placed Pakistan at