One of the most popular K-pop girl groups has broken records on both Spotify and Youtube.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Thirty bodies have been recovered after a large boat capsized in the Buriganga river in the capital of Bangladesh on Monday morning, national media reported.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Telugu language film Krishna and His Leela, currently performing well on Netflix in India, is a tale of a man caught between affairs, cheating and lies. The movie, whose lead characters take the names of Hindu gods from the epic “Krishna and Radha”, has annoyed many Hindus for showing the leads in erotic scenes.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India signed a $8.7 billion deal in 2016 with France to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets. Despite COVID- 19 disruptions, France delivered the jets in July, allowing the Indian Air Force to deter airborne threats from China and Pakistan.
KABUL (Sputnik) - At least 10 people were killed and 15 others injured in a bomb blast at an animal market in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, a local source said on Monday, specifying that the blast was caused by an improvised explosive device.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Controversy has surrounded the made-in-India ventilators that were ordered by the central government from an Indian start-up under the dedicated COVID-19 fund. Questions have been raised over their efficiency as a substitute to high-end ventilators.
Four militants have stormed the Pakistan Stock Exchange building and opened indiscriminate fire, according to media reports.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - At least 12 people have died and 10 went missing due to heavy rains in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported on Monday.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - The South Korean authorities are planning to introduce a three-level system of social distancing in the country due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, the state-run Yonhap News agency reported, citing the Health Ministry's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC).
KABUL (Sputnik) - Nine Taliban* militants have been killed and five others were wounded during armed clashes in the eastern Afghan province of Paktia, Hayatullah Nizami Ahmadzai, a spokesman for the provincial police force, said on Sunday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Police in Hong Kong have arrested 53 protesters on Sunday during a unsanctioned demonstration in the Mong Kok region of the city, according to a press release.
On Friday, unnamed intelligence officials told The New York Times that Russian military intelligence has been offering bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill US and coalition troops in Afghanistan. Moscow dismissed the claims as “fake news” and a sign of the “low intellectual abilities” of US intelligence agents.
KABUL (Sputnik) - At least five members of the Taliban group have been killed in a blast in Afghanistan's southeastern province of Paktia, the local police said on Sunday.
New Delhi (Sputnik): China has conquered India’s power sector market with its cost-effective equipment and quick delivery. As per government records, China accounts for around 40 percent of power plant imports, which India has failed to reduce despite making changes in the country’s power policy in recent years.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India and China are engaged in massive deployments of troops, artillery, and heavy vehicles in the Ladakh region, including the Depsang Plains – very close to the Karakoram Pass. While the Indian Army has claimed that there was a “mutual consensus” on disengagement on 22 June, the military build-up continues by both sides.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - South Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said on Sunday that Seoul was planning to grow its ties with neighbouring China and Japan in the marine shipping industry to cope with COVID-19 pandemic by using advanced technologies, the state-run Yonhap news agency reported.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday that Washington supports the stance of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in that China cannot be allowed to treat the South China Sea as its maritime empire.
KABUL (Sputnik) - One police officer and 12 Taliban* militants have been killed in a clash in the Mirzaka district of Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktia, local police said in a statement.
KABUL (Sputnik) - Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid refuted on Saturday the recent reports citing US intelligence assessments alleging that Russian intelligence has solicited killings of US troops by the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that these rumors are set to create obstacles to US pullout from the country.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Media reports citing US intelligence assessments alleging that Russian intelligence has solicited killings of US troops by the Taliban in Afghanistan are yet another fake news pursing to disrupt the Afghan peace process, a representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.