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Couple, two children die in fire sparked by electric wire in Narayanganj

Dhaka, Jan. 23 -- The tragedy struck around 8:30pm on Friday at Kumartek under Sector 11 of Purbachal Uposhahar. The victims have been identified as Md Masum, 40, his wife Sima Begum, 32, and their s... Read More


Days after dead owl tested positive for bird flu, six samples sent from Delhi zoo return negative for avian infection

India, Jan. 23 -- Six samples collected from Delhi zoo earlier this week tested negative for bird flu, officials said on Friday, days after a brown fish owl that was found dead in its enclosure, was d... Read More


Deadline extended by nine months for phase 1 of Rani Khera business park project

New Delhi, Jan. 23 -- The Delhi government has pushed the deadline for the completion of the first phase of the upcoming business park at Rani Khera by nine months, in view of the delay caused by the ... Read More


Snatching of rRs.r200 leads to murder in Rohini, seven arrested

India, Jan. 23 -- New Delhi A 21-year-old man's blind murder case -that happened in outer Delhi's Rohini three weeks ago - turned out to be the result of a snatching, Delhi Police said on Friday, aft... Read More


Commercial vehicle owners duped of cash by racketeers who gave them forged entry stickers

New Delhi, Jan. 23 -- Police are looking for an organised syndicate involved in issuing fake "No Entry Permission (NEP)" stickers to commercial goods vehicles for plying in Delhi during restricted hou... Read More


Bangladesh national among two held for illegal organ transplant

India, Jan. 23 -- Two persons, including a Bangladesh national, were apprehended by the Noida police on Thursday in connection with an illegal organ transplant case. According to police officers, the... Read More


Thousands of tractors head to UP Gate from as farmers prepare for 'tractor parade' on Republic Day

Ghaziabad, Jan. 23 -- Monu Singh, a farmer from Nangal Bhagwanpur village in Baghpat, is back at the UP Gate protest site and has been arranging tractors for the proposed "parade" which the agitators ... Read More


SC accepts intervention petition by Kalyan-Dombivli citizens on 18 villages

KALYAN, Jan. 23 -- The Supreme Court (SC) accepted an intervention petition filed by the alert citizens of Kalyan-Dombivli in which they demanded the Maharashtra state government should pay all the ex... Read More


German delegation visits Sri Lanka on Ayurveda tourism

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- As Sri Lanka opened its borders for international travel on Thursday, the first tourism trade delegation from Germany arrived at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) yesterda... Read More


Airtel Lanka may seek M&A amid intense competition, capex requirements: Fitch

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Airtel Lanka may seek either a merger or an acquisition with a larger counterpart, as the telco company will continue to be mired in intense competition while it will be required... Read More