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Arch bridge falls in Taiwan bay, divers search for victims

Photo: Rescuers work near the site of a collapsed bridge in Nanfangao, eastern Taiwan. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Taipei, Oct 1 : A towering arch bridge over a bay in eastern Taiwan collapsed Tuesday, sending the span and a burning oil tanker truck falling onto boats in the water below. An air force helicopter, fishing vessels and more than 60 ...

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Taliban attack kills at least 11 policemen in Afghanistan

The Taliban launched a multi-pronged attack on a district headquarters in a remote district in northern Afghanistan early on Tuesday and killed at least 11 policemen. The attack on the Shortepa district headquarters in northern Balkh province started early in the morning, according to Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesman for the provincial governor, reports AP.Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the insurgents ...

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Cancer patients growing, but treatment facilities scanty in Bangladesh

Though the number of cancer patients is growing alarmingly in the country, treatment facilities and specialist doctors are very scanty here for lack of a comprehensive oncology education programme, said experts. As a result, they said, nearly 50 percent cancer patients have to go abroad spending huge money for the treatment of the deadly diseases while many others either stop ...

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Jessye Norman, international opera star, dead at 74

Photo: This July 4, 2010 file photo shows American opera singer Jessye Norman performing on the Stravinski Hall stage at the 44th Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland. New York, Oct 1 : Jessye Norman, the renowned international opera star whose passionate soprano voice won her four Grammy Awards, the National Medal of Arts and the Kennedy Center Honor, has ...

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VAR call helps Arsenal secure 1-1 draw at Man United

Photo: Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Manchester, Oct 1 : A video review tinged with controversy plunged Manchester United to its worst seven-game start to a league season in 30 years. The assistant referee’s ...

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Hong Kong govt attend indoor China National Day ceremony amid protests

Hong Kong’s government on Monday cautiously prepared for Chinese National Day celebrations on October 1, following a weekend of violent clashes between police and protesters that saw the deployment of tear gas and dozens of arrests. Due to the months-long unrest that has engulfed the city, the government has decided to tone down its annual celebration, moving the traditional flag-raising ...

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How risky is eating red meat? New papers provoke controversy

Photo: In this June 5, 2014, file photo, a man makes a submarine sandwich with mortadella, cooked salami, ham, Genoa salami and sweet capicola at a delicatessen in Massachusetts. New York, Oct 1 : Eating red meat is linked to cancer and heart disease, but are the risks big enough to give up burgers and steak? A team of international ...

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Indian Women’s A Cricket team to arrive here on Wednesday

Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Oct 01 : Indian Women’s A Cricket team will arrive in the capital on Wednesday (Oct 2) to play a three match one-day and three-match T20 series against their Bangladesh counterpart in Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar. Touring Indian Women’s team will play three 50-over-a-side one-day matches on October 4, 6 and 8 at the Sheikh Kamal International ...

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Japan delivers long-delayed consumption tax hike

Japan has increased its consumption tax for the first time in five years, bringing the long-delayed policy into effect despite concerns it may knock the economy. On Tuesday, the country raised its sales tax rate from 8% to 10%. The new rate applies to nearly all goods and services, though most food will be exempt, reports BBC.Past sales tax rises ...

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Kasautii Zindagii Kay promo introduces Aamna Sharif as new Komolika

Indian television channel Star Plus has released a new promo for Kasautii Zindagii Kay, showing actor Aamna Sharif as the new Komolika. She has replaced actor Hina Khan as the main villain of the daily soap. The promo begins with Prerna (played by Erica Fernandez) confessing her heart’s desires to Goddess Durga. She says life has brought her at crossroads ...

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