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21 killed in thunderstorms across India’s Bihar, Andhra Pradesh

NEW DELHI, June 1, 2018 : At least 21 people were killed and around a dozen others injured due to thunderstorms that hit twin Indian states of Bihar and Andhra Pradesh, officials said Friday. According to officials the thunderstorms hit the several districts in both the states during night. “Thunderstorm and lightening hit several parts parts of Bihar last night, ...

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Teenage housemaid found dead in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A teenage domestic help was found dead at a house at Fazilchisht in the city on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Jesmine, 16, daughter of Billal Uddin of Goainghat upazila. Quoting house owner Omar Khaiyam, police said Jesmine had been working at Omar Khaiyam’s house as a domestic help for the last three years. Omar ...

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Mad rush at Kamalapur station to collect advance train tickets

Dhaka, June 1 : Bangladesh Railway authorities started selling advance train tickets on Friday on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Hundreds of holidaymakers standing in long queues were seen collecting tickets for June 10 journey at Kamalapur Railway Station on the first day of advance train tickets sale. Each passenger will be able to buy maximum four tickets. As per the ...

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Drive against drugs: 3 more suspects killed in Rajshahi, Gazipur

Dhaka, June 1 : Another three suspected drug peddlers were killed in separate purported gunfights with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) and DB police in Rajshahi and Gazipur on Thursday night and early Friday. According to the reports reaching at UNB news desk, with the latest one, some 101 people were killed during ‘gunfights’ with members of law enforcement ...

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Trump meets with families affected by Texas shooting

  Photo: President Donald Trump talks with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, and Gov. Greg Abbott, R-Texas, after arriving at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base on Thursday. Houston, Jun 01 : Seeking to comfort grieving families and shaken survivors, President Donald Trump spent more than an hour privately Thursday with some of those impacted by a Texas mass school shooting ...

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Kim Jong Un complains of US ‘hegemonism’ as summit nears

Photo: Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov walk, during a meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea on Thursday. Tokyo, Jun 01 : North Korean leader Kim Jong Un complained of “U.S. hegemonism” to Russia’s visiting foreign minister on Thursday, as one of his top lieutenants was in New York trying to pave the way for ...

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Italy gets western Europe’s 1st populist govt on second try

  Photo: Giuseppe Conte addresses the media at the Quirinale presidential palace in Rome on Thursday. Milan, Jun 01 : Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League succeeded Thursday in forming western Europe’s first populist government, which will be headed by a political novice whose first try was rejected four days earlier as too risky for the Italian economy. ...

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North Koreans to meet Trump; ‘good progress’ toward summit

Kim Yong Chol, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of Kim Jong Un’s closest aides, second from right, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, second from left, sit across from one another before the start of a meeting on Thursday New York, Jun 01 : A top aide to Kim Jong Un will make a rare visit ...

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Prince Charles talks to jam, honey producers in Transylvania

Viscri, May 31 : Britain’s Prince Charles returned Thursday to Romania’s Transylvania region, where he advised honey, jam and quince brandy producers on how to market their goods. Charles, who will be 70 this year, has a home in Transylvania’s unspoiled countryside. He makes an annual visit to Romania, where he is a popular figure. Dozens of local residents and ...

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