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Imran Khan calls for march to Islamabad

Imran Khan calls for march to Islamabad

Pakistan's ousted prime minister Imran Khan on Sunday asked his supporters to march peacefully to Islamabad on May 25 to press for the dissolution of the National Assembly and fresh elections in the country.

India’s ASHA volunteers honoured by WHO

India’s ASHA volunteers honoured by WHO

India's one million all-women ASHA volunteers were honoured by the World Health Organisation on Sunday for their crucial role in providing direct access to healthcare facilities in rural areas and their indefatigable efforts to rein in the coronavirus pandemic in the country.

Mysterious hepatitis cases in children

Mysterious hepatitis cases in children

Cases of hepatitis of unknown origin, first detected in UK children has now spread at least 34 countries for which doctors have no explanation.

Fuel delivery will be suspended if...

Fuel delivery will be suspended if...

The Sri Lankan government has warned that it will suspend the delivery of fuel if transporters are threatened, after an angry mob torched a petrol pump owner's house in the country's North Central Province.