India: J&K Police foils car bombing bid in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Police on Thursday foiled car bombing attempt by militants in south Kashmir by timely detection of IED in a car. A police spokesman said a major incident of a vehicle-borne ED blast was averted by the timely input and action Read More …

New Zealand has no new coronavirus cases and no patients with COVID-19 in hospital

New Zealand has nobody in hospital with coronavirus and has not discovered a new case for five days, the health ministry said today. The last remaining hospital patient was discharged in Auckland overnight in the latest mark of success for New Zealand’s widely-praised Read More …

Coronavirus: China’s plan to test everyone in Wuhan

China has been carrying out an ambitious plan to test everyone in Wuhan, the city where the Covid-19 pandemic began, following the emergence of a cluster of new infections. The authorities had pledged to test the city’s inhabitants over a Read More …

Why blackouts are so common in Afghanistan

Early this month, Afghanistan’s electricity sector took three major hits after blasts crippled transmission towers in Kabul’s Chimtala area and Charikar city in Parwan province. The next day in Charikar, explosives detonated at the site killed one official and injured Read More …