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Regional Headlines South Asia 07 Aug

Published Aug 07, 2020
Updated Aug 07, 2020


  • MTN Exits from Afghanistan and the Middle East
  • 7 civilians killed as Taliban bomb roadside bomb goes off in West of Afghanistan
  • Afghan police officer arrested in connection with the killing of his 3 comrades
  • Afghan forces kill, wound at least 16 Taliban militants in Ghazni province
  • Pakistani soldiers suffer casualties in firing from across Durand Line with Afghanistan
  • Preparations for Loya Jirga Almost Finished: Media Commission
  • Gunmen in Baghlan Torch 2 Fuel Tankers, Hijack 7
  • FM Atmar to US’s McMaster: Peace Without Human Rights Will Fail
  • 4.2 Billion Afs Spent on Afghan VIPs’ Security Annually: Saleh
  • Afghan Filmmakers Say National Cinema Needs Support
  • Taliban kill 4 men of Kapisa family
  • Pentagon not confirming any plans to halve US troops in Afghanistan by the election
  • 50 regional army officers deployed in N. Afghanistan


  • Bangladesh passes Italy Becomes 15th worst hit by Covid-19
  • Make investment climate more attractive: PM


  • Villagers flee to China after fighting erupts in Shan State
  • Myanmar Govt Says Arakan Army Not Invited to Union Peace Conference


  • Valley hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, no isolation bed available for new patients
  • Helipad, 360 degree camera: Nepal’s actions at India borders raises concern
  • In light of reducing Covid-19 cases, govt announces reopening of restaurants, gyms and cinemas
  • FC soldier martyred, 2 critically injured in separate incidents of violence from Afghan soil: FO
  • Former PM Abbasi indicted in PSO case
  • Pakistan Borrows $1 Billion Chinese Loan To Pay Back $1 Billion Saudi Loan
  • RED ZONE FILES: Mapping options on Kashmir for Pakistan

Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka President ready to appoint a new competent cabinet to take country forward
  • Telephone conversation between Prime Minister and Prime Minister of Sri Lanka H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa


  • Remarks by MoS at the ITEC-NCGG Workshop on COVID-19 – Good Governance Practices in a Pandemic
  • Press Statement by MEA on UNSC
  • Official Spokesperson’s response to media queries regarding press statement by Pakistan on construction of the ‘Ram Temple’
  • S Jaishankar, Mike Pompeo discuss ‘destabilizing actions’ in the region
  • India and Japan are looking to have trusted partners from authentic investors: Shri Piyush Goyal
  • Defence Institute of Advanced Technology wins first prize in Smart India Hackathon-2020
  • Medical Evacuation by Southern Naval Command
  • Defence ministry statement on LAC taken down, row erupts 
  • Security agencies seek four to six dedicated satellites for keeping close eye on Chinese military activities
  • Army chief visiting eastern sector to review situation along LAC in Sikkim, Arunachal
  • Dr Harsh Vardhan interacts with WHO Regional Director and Health Ministers of South East Asia Region
  • India’s COVID-19 Recovery Rate climbs to 67.62%, as total recoveries cross 13.2 lakh
  • Union Govt. releases Rs. 890.32 cr as II installment of COVID-19 Financial Package to States/UTs
  • RBI allows one-time recast of retail loans to soften Covid blow
  • India’s coronavirus case trajectory worse than United States, Brazil
  • Coronavirus roundup: Developments in India
  • Astute political skills may be key for new J&K L-G Sinha
  • BJP village head in Kulgam shot dead; second in 3 days
  • Last leg of Naga talks may start in Delhi today
  •  NTC welcomes resumption of talks between Ravi, WC

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