Regional Headlines South Asia 26 March 2020

Regional Headlines South Asia 26 March 2020


  • Afghanistan pays for the impasse of its arrogant leaders
  • 25 killed, 8 others wounded in attack on Sikh temple in Kabul city
  • ISIS terrorist group claims attack on Sikh temple in Kabul city
  • Taliban announces stance as suicide bombers attack Sikh temple in Kabul city
  • Harsh weather kills 3 Taliban militants including an IED maker in Paktia
  • Ghani Releases List of 20 Delegates for Intra-Afghan Talks
  • Govt-Taliban VTC Held Over Prisoner Release, Date Set
  • Coronavirus Cases Reach 84: Officials
  • COVID-19: Govt Limits Residents' Movement in Herat
  • 8 killed in Helmand after vehicle hit by roadside bomb
  • UN urges cease-fire amid uptick in violence
  • Civilians, policeman killed in Kapesa mortar shell attack
  • Police personnel among 6 killed in Kandahar



  • Tk 5,000cr for workers’ pay announces Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
  • Khaleda Zia freed, gets back home
  • BD - Community Transmission: It may be happening on a ‘limited scale’



  • Bhutan We’re prepared for the lockdown: PM



  • Key takeaways from Maldivian President Solih's presser regarding virus



  • A Fierce Battle in Western Myanmar Has Killed Hundreds as the Country Braces for COVID
  • Myanmar Military: Troops Attacked in RCSS Ambush



  • Third person tests positive for COVID-19 in Nepal
  • Decision to ban entry of Nepalis returning from abroad challenged
  • 12 crucial decisions taken by High Level Govt Committee to contain COVID-19
  • Govt tells banks to halt recovery of loans from businesses impacted by COVID-19 until mid-April



  • PM Imran urges provinces to 'reassess' complete lockdowns as strategy against virus
  • PM Imran Khan unveils Rs1.2tr relief package Fuels fall by Rs15 a litre
  • Pakistan receives over 400,000 masks, medical equipment from China
  • Govt suspends passenger train services till 31st



  • Sri Lanka President calls on international donor agencies to grant debt moratorium
  • No new COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka today



  • Telephone conversation between PM and President of the Russian Federation
  • PM to participate in G20 virtual summit tomorrow
  • Pak-backed Haqqani-LeT behind Kabul gurdwara attack, thinks Indian security establishment
  • Coronavirus update: Nearly 1,000 foreigners evacuated from Delhi in special flights
  • First Day of Lockdown: Army Absorbs 277 Evacuees from Iran, Orders Work from Home for HQ Personnel
  • Ordnance Factory Board earmarks 285 beds for COVID-19 isolation wards
  • India’s Limited War Capability Hit Hard as Procurement Worth Billions Halted due to COVID-19
  • Covid-19: Indian warships in international seas avoiding port calls
  • PM addresses the people of Varanasi on the menace of Coronavirus
  • GOM reviews current status, and actions for management of COVID-19
  • Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, first phase of Census 2021 and updation of NPR postponed until further orders
  • After 27 years, Ram Lalla shifted out of makeshift temple in Ayodhya
  • Number of infections cross 600 as Covid-19 footprint expands in India
  • Mufti’s continued detention during lockdown cruel: Omar
  • A new twist in the plot in Manipur
  • Naxals kill road contractor in C'garh

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