Sunday, December 17, 2017

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Malala gets honorary Canadian citizenship

OTTAWA: Nobel Peace laureate and girls education advocate Malala Yousafzai is on a visit to Canada to receive her honorary citizenship and address the country's...

Nepal to import electricity worth Rs15 billion

KATHMANDU: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) said on Tuesday it will import electricity worth Rs 15 billion from India during current fiscal year to end...

Pakistani feminists ride bikes to fight discrimination

KABUL: Dozens of women in Pakistan took part in female-only bike races in major cities on Sunday, in an event organised to challenge male...

Afghans deported from Europe arrive home, to war and unemployment

KABUL: Two more planes carrying Afghans deported from Europe landed in Kabul this week, failed asylum seekers sent back under an agreement between the...

Nepal and Afghanistan lead with most women in parliament in South Asia

KABUL: Nepal has topped the list of countries with the highest number of women in national parliament while Afghanistan has the second position, according to...

Nepal turns to GPS devices to catch hoax climbers

KATHMANDU: Some climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest during the upcoming spring climbing season will be strapped with a GPS device to locate them...

Indian filmmaker Karan Johar becomes dad through surrogacy

MUMBAI: One of India’s leading filmmakers Karan Johar has become a single father of twins, a baby boy and a baby girl through surrogacy last month. The...

Pakistanis celebrate Valentine despite ban

LAHORE: Usman Shahid didn’t want to break his wife’s heart by not celebrating Valentine's Day with her, so he decided to break the law instead. Shahid and...

Selfies lead to mental health issues

KABUL: Selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or smartphone held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick....

India announces Afghan friendly visa policy

KABUL: The Indian Embassy in Kabul has announced that it has made visa policy for Afghans wanting to visit India a lot easier.  Continuing in...

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