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Assam’s indigenous Muslims' body to donate Rs 5 lakh for Ram Mandir construction | Assam govt issues fresh guideline for Unlock 3.0, inter-district movement allowed only on Monday, Tuesday | UP Minister Kamal Rani Varun dies due to COVID-19 | India's COVID-19 tally crosses 17 lakh mark with over 54,000 cases in last 24 hrs | India, China to hold fifth round of commander-level talks today

Chinese Embassy Slams US' Statements on South China Sea as 'Completely Unjustified'

Washington/Sputnik: The Chinese Embassy in the United States has slammed Washington's statements on the threats supposedly inflicted by Beijing in the South China Sea as "completely unjustified," the spokesperson for the diplomatic mission said.

7,000 army soldiers deployed to fight floods in east China

Fuzhou/Xinhua: -- Over 7,000 army soldiers have been deployed to the eastern part of China for flood control and emergency rescue operations, according to the Chinese military.

Malaysian PM Muhyiddin narrowly wins vote to replace speaker by a whisker

Kuala Lumpur/UNI: Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin narrowly won a major political test on Monday, as his coalition won just enough votes to remove the lower house speaker in a vote seen as an important barometer of his government's support.

Russian warplanes target IS positions in eastern Syria's desert

Damascus/Xinhua: Russian warplanes on Monday struck positions of the Islamic State (IS) militant group in the desert region in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported.

COVID-19 infected noted Bangladeshi businessman Nurul Islam Babul dies

Dhaka: Noted Bangladeshi businessman and Jamuna Group Chairman Nurul Islam Babul, who had tested positive for COVID-19, died on Monday, media reports said.

Despite propagating clean environment, China remains largest coal producer

Beijing: It seems that China is following a double standard as far as environmental safety issues are concerned as despite earning applause for promising to make a clean environment, the dragons remain the highest producer of coal in the world.

Bangladesh: Coronavirus claims 39 more lives

Dhaka/UNI:  Thirty-nine more people died from coronavirus in Bangladesh in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 2,391.

Over 40 People Killed, Injured in Explosion in Afghanistan's Samangan Province - Witness

Kabul/Sputnik: Over 40 people were killed and injured in the explosion near the National Directorate of Security (NDS) office in Afghanistan's northern Samangan province, an eyewitness told Sputnik on Monday.

Nelson Mandela's youngest daughter Zindzi Mandela dies at 59

Johannesburg/IBNS: Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of anti-apartheid revolutionary and first black president of South Africa Nelson Mandela, has died at the age of 59.

And now China is planning to sue think tanks and researchers

Beijing: It seems China is trying to silence the voice of the critics who are targeting it for allegedly torturing ethnic minority community as Beijing is now planning  to sue the researchers and think tanks who are behind these revelations, media reports said.

Bangladesh COVID-19 testing scam: Arrested doctor sent to three days remand

Dhaka: Bangladesh police have been granted three-day custody of doctor Sabrina Sharmeen Husain aka Sabrina A Chaudhury who was arrested over her alleged ties to a COVID-19 test scam involving JKG Healthcare, media reports said.

Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi passes away at 59

Johanesburg/Xinhua: Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's daughter Zindzi Mandela-Hlongwane has died at the age of 59, local media reported on Monday.

Afghan forces suffer casualties in Taliban attack

Kabul: At least four Afghanistan security forces members were killed during an attack carried out by Taliban forces in  northern Parwan province recently, media reports said.

Pakistan restores bank account of 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafeez Saeed

Islamabad: Pakistan has restored the bank account of  Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafeez Saeed and five others, media reports said.

Mike Pompeo speaks to German FM Maas, leaders discuss US-EU cooperation in confronting China

Washington/IBNS: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday  spoke to German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas as they discussed ways in which European Union-US can confront China.