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    Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres. It shares the continental landmass of Eurasia with the continent of Europe and the continental landmass of Afro-Eurasia with both Europe and Africa.

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    APC signs MoU with Unicef on youths with disabilities
    Cricket

    APC signs MoU with Unicef on youths with disabilities

    In a historic development, the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Childrens Fund (Unicef) to promote the rights of children and youth with disabilities, and to work together for their greater inclusion in society.

    Dissatisfaction with democracy at record high: Report
    International

    Dissatisfaction with democracy at record high: Report

    The year 2019 represents the highest level of democratic discontent on record, according to a new study by University of Cambridge researchers on Wednesday.

    ACC to hold meeting in February regarding Asia Cup
    Cricket

    ACC to hold meeting in February regarding Asia Cup

    Asian Cricket Council (ACC) will be holding a meeting in February to discuss the hosting of Asia Cup in Pakistan, sources within the ACC said on Wednesday.

    Sri Lanka adopts prevention measures after first coronavirus case
    Health

    Sri Lanka adopts prevention measures after first coronavirus case

    Sri Lanka has reported its first confirmed coronavirus case, a Chinese woman in her 40s.

    Budget, Coronavirus to be key monitorables next week (Market Outlook)
    Business

    Budget, Coronavirus to be key monitorables next week (Market Outlook)

    The upcoming six-day trading week will keep investors on their toes due to the mega event of presentation of the Union Budget on Saturday. Much of the trading will also depend on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, which has killed 56 people in China and dimmed the mood of investors globally.

    Global airline passenger fatalities decline sharply
    International

    Global airline passenger fatalities decline sharply

    Airline passenger fatalities around the globe has declined sharply over the past decade as new research has revealed that the fatalities rate is now one death per 7.9 million passenger boardings, compared to one death per 2.7 million boardings during the period 1998-2007, and one death per 1.3 million boardings during 1988-1997.

    Qualification process for ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 confirmed
    Cricket

    Qualification process for ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 confirmed

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday confirmed the qualification process for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021.

    T20 World Cup 2021 qualification process confirmed
    Cricket

    T20 World Cup 2021 qualification process confirmed

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday confirmed the qualification process for the additional ICC Mens T20 World Cup that will take place in 2021 in India.

    ADB to step up private sector operations in vulnerable countries, emerging sectors
    Business

    ADB to step up private sector operations in vulnerable countries, emerging sectors

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will sharpen the focus of its private sector operations on complex, innovative, smaller and sometimes riskier projects in challenging markets and sectors.

    NASA satellite reveals more plants are growing around Everest
    International

    NASA satellite reveals more plants are growing around Everest

    Researchers have found that plant life is growing and expanding around Mount Everest and across the Himalayan region as the area continues to experience the consequences of global warming.

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