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China opens new Beijing airport to serve travel boom

Chinese President Xi Jinping has presided over the inauguration of a second international airport for Beijing with a terminal billed as the world’s biggest. Beijing Daxing International Airport, built in less than five years at a cost of 120 billion yuan ($17 billion), is designed to handle 72 million passengers a year, reports AP.The Chinese capital’s main airport is the ...

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Google wins case over EU’s ‘right to be forgotten’ rules

Brussels, Sept 25 : Handing Google a major victory, the European Union’s highest court ruled Tuesday that the EU’s “right to be forgotten” rules that allow people to control what comes up when their name is searched online do not apply outside the 28-nation bloc. Over the past five years, people in Europe have had the right to ask Google ...

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Gandhi’s humanitarian ideals will establish equitable world, hopes PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has paid rich tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, expressing hope that humanitarian ideals and principles of the preeminent leader of the Indian independence and civil right movements would triumph over all divisiveness and establish an equitable world. “We’re living in a world, where hatred and bigotry leading to terrorism and violent extremism are dividing the humankind more ...

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Messi hurt again as Barcelona beats Villarreal 2-1

Madrid, Sept 25 : Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann gave a glimpse of what the duo can achieve for Barcelona, but the partnership didn’t last long because of another injury to Messi. The Argentina star set up Griezmann’s opening goal in the 2-1 win over Villarreal at Camp Nou Stadium on Tuesday, but then had to be replaced at halftime ...

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Amitabh Bachchan to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Distinguished bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan will be honoured with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award. The government award is India’s highest honour given in the field of cinematic art. Bachchan will be honoured with the award for inspiring generations with his diverse work, reports Ians.“The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for two generations has been selected unanimously for Dadasaheb ...

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Thomas Cook holidaymakers and crew ‘trapped’ in Cuba

Several Thomas Cook holidaymakers and crew in Cuba have said they are being prevented from leaving their hotels until they pay extra for their stay. One holidaymaker, Sue Petrow, said she was due to fly home on Wednesday, but her hotel told her she may be held at the airport unless she pays her bill, reports BBC.Cabin crew from Thomas ...

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Hasina set to place 4 proposals at UNGA seeking solution to Rohingya crisis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will place the proposals during her speech at the 74th UNGA which is scheduled to be delivered on September 27. Photo: Courtesy New York, Sept 25 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to place four proposals at the UNGA seeking a peaceful and sustainable solution to the ongoing Rohingya crisis as it is affecting Bangladesh ...

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Japan supports BDRCS to build new healthcare centre for Rohingyas

Dhaka, Sept 25 : Japan has supported Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) to construct  a new Primary Health Care Centre at a Rohingya camp for displaced people from Myanmar. BDRCS was awarded the grant of $73,694, which is approximately Tk 5.8 million for the project to construct one healthcare center in camp 12 at Ukhiya, said the Japanese Embassy in Dhaka ...

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Strong earthquake jolts Pakistan, kills 22 and injures 700

Photo: People stand outside after an earthquake is felt in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. Pakistan, Sept 25 : A powerful 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck northeast Pakistan on Tuesday, badly damaging scores of homes and shops and killing at least 22 people and injuring over 700, officials said. The quake badly damaged a key road leading to the town ...

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Sunamganj boat capsize death toll climbs to 10

Sunamganj Correspondent : The bodies of five more people, who went missing in a boat capsize in Kaliakuta haor in Dirai upazila on Tuesday, were recovered on Wednesday, raising the death toll to Ten. The deceased were identified as Shanta Moni, 3, daughter of Jasad, Rahitunnesa, 35, wife of Arju Ali, Asad, 5, son of Afzal Hossain and Karima Bibi, ...

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