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Murbad residents trudge miles for a bucket of water

Murbad, May 26 -- Lilla Balu Wagh, 60, has been standing in the scorching sun for five hours. She, along with women from Rampur village in Murbad taluka, located 80 km away from Mumbai, is waiting fo... Read More


Maharashtra heat wave: 7 dead, 440 in hospital due to rising temperatures

Mumbai, May 26 -- Since the start of this year, seven people have died and 440 others hospitalised due to heatstroke in Maharashtra. Doctors have also sighted an increase in the cases of gastroenterit... Read More


Financial deprivation amounts to domestic violence, says Bombay HC

India, May 26 -- Economic abuse or financial deprivation also amounts to domestic violence under provisions of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence (DV) Act, 2005, the Bombay high court (HC)... Read More


UAE launches major campaign to assist Rohingyas

Dhaka, May 26 -- A nationwide drive has been launched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to generate donations for Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution in Myanmar. The initiative lau... Read More


60-year-old shoots dead brother-in-law in Mumbai, says it was self-defence

MUMBAI, May 26 -- A 60-year-old man allegedly shot dead his 60-year-old brother-in-law, who was also his younger daughter's father-in-law, at Sakinaka on Saturday morning. The accused, Imamullah Khan,... Read More


President returns home after health check-up

Dhaka, May 26 -- President Abdul Hamid returned home on Sunday after an 11-day visit to London and Germany for health check-up and treatment of eyes. "A VVIP flight (BG 202) of Biman Bangladesh Airli... Read More


ICC?World Cup 2019: Bangladesh first to unveil away kit, India thinking about the same

India, May 26 -- Bangladesh on Saturday became the first side to unveil their away jersey for ICC World Cup 2019. Bangladesh's away kit, which is dominated by red, is in complete contrast with their r... Read More


Man who raped minor, married her before fleeing, arrested at Lucknow airport

Mumbai, May 26 -- A 34-year-old man, who in 2013 allegedly raped a 13-year-old and later married her when her family wanted to file a police complaint, only to flee the country after the marriage, was... Read More


'Gurgaon Ki Awaaz' radio station talks about women's issues

India, May 26 -- Tucked away in the lanes of Udyog Vihar is a community radio station, one where radio jockeys invite you in for a cup of tea if you tell them you are outside, one where you will not h... Read More


How 16th-century Ahmednagar palace in Maharashtra stayed cool in summer

Mumbai, May 26 -- Archaeologists studying Farah Baug, a 16th-century summer palace of the Ahmednagar sultanate, have found that the building used a unique lime technology that kept those staying there... Read More