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India’s request for Queen’s counsel

India’s request for Queen’s counsel

"We have informed India that only those lawyers are allowed to appear in Pakistani courts who have a license to practice law in Pakistan. This is in line with international legal practice. There can be no change in this position," he said.

Global virus cases top 30 million

Global virus cases top 30 million

Confirmed cases of the coronavirus have topped 30 million worldwide, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. The worldwide count of known COVID-19 infections climbed past 30 million on Thursday, with more than half of them from just three countries: the U.S., India and Brazil, according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins researchers.

Thai National park mails trash back

Thai National park mails trash back

In a bid to save environment and its animals, one Thailand park has taken a strong move of shipping thrown garbages back to the visitors.
The Khao Yai National Park in Thailand is sending rubbish back to litterers, Thailand's Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa said. Offenders will also be registered with the police.

Nepal introduces new text books with rev

Nepal introduces new text books with rev

Nepal has introduced new text books in the school curriculum that include the country''s revised political map showing three strategically-important Indian areas as part of its territory, amidst a border dispute with New Delhi.