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Pakistan Finance Minister gets trolled

Pakistan Finance Minister gets trolled

Pakistan finance minister Ishaq Dar's recent comments on the country's development have drawn flak from different quarters as the country grapples with an economic crisis. Dar, who was addressing an event in Pakistan, said his country is the only country founded in the name of Islam and Allah is responsible for its development...

Islamists destroy Saraswati idol

Islamists destroy Saraswati idol

In yet another instance of attack on Hindus worshipping place, a bunch of minors vandalised the idol of Goddess Saraswati in Bangladesh. The incident is reported from Naraich village in Mohanganj upazila in the Netrakona district in the Mymensingh Division on Thursday.

As per the report, the group of about 9-10 Islamists started taking pictures and video of the idol during aarti. The organisers told them not to take it which did not go well with the youths and there was a heated verbal exchange between them and the organisers.

Israel launches air strike

Israel launches air strike

In a tough response to the militant rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, Israel has launched air strikes on Gaza. The strikes came as tensions soared after seven gunmen and two civilians were killed by Israeli forces during a raid in the West Bank on Thursday. Reports said that this was the deadliest raid on the occupied West Bank in many years. An Army statement...

Nepal plane crash black boxes

Nepal plane crash black boxes

Singapore's Transport Ministry will analyse black boxes recovered from the crash site of Yeti Airlines flight 691 at the request of the investigation authorities in Nepal, officials said. The flight smashed into a gorge on its final approach to the newly opened Pokhara International Airport on January 15, killing all 72 people on board.