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Explanation by the government pertaining to the abolishing of permit requirements for transporting stones, sand and soil

Sri Lanka, Dec. 5 -- Co-Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Bandula Gunawardena stated that laws in place for the protection of the environment have not been relaxed. He made this statement expressing his ... Read More


Drilling of second tunnel on the Yunusabad branch of metro completes

Tashkent, Dec. 5 -- Tunneling works have been completed in the right tunnel of the Yunusabad metro line. This was reported in "Uzbekistan Temir Yullari". The laying of engineering and communication s... Read More


Boy's empathetic gesture towards his classmate wins Internet. Watch heartening video

India, Dec. 5 -- A video of a boy comforting his classmate has left people teary-eyed with happiness. It's the empathetic gesture of the boy towards another, captured in the clip, which has now create... Read More


Alphabet's new CEO Sundar Pichai finally has a title that fits his role

India, Dec. 5 -- If you want to know how Alphabet Inc.'s new Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai will run the company you don't need to look very far -- he's essentially been doing it for several ye... Read More


Japanese organisation willing to fund Hanoi river clean-up

Hanoi (VNA), Dec. 5 -- The Japan Environment and Business Organisation (JEBO) has said it is willing to pay all costs to clean the heavily polluted To Lich River and West Lake in Hanoi following a rem... Read More


After roads, tailwinds favour private sector investment in airports

New Delhi, Dec. 5 -- Recently, Zurich Airports International AG won the bid to develop and operate the greenfield Jewar airport near Delhi for 40 years. The Swiss firm's bid to share revenue of Rs400.... Read More


UP gangrape survivor on way to court set afire by 5 including man who raped her

India, Dec. 5 -- A 30-year-old woman was assaulted, stabbed and set on fire by five men who she had accused of gangrape in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district early on Thursday. Police said the woman was o... Read More


Mali: Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga sur la lutte contre le terrorisme : « Il faut couper le cordon ombilical que les groupes terroristes parviennent à créer au sein de la population »

Mali, décembre 5 -- L'ancien premier ministre Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga était, le mardi dernier, l'invité politique de Sékou Tangara de Africable Télévision. La lutte contre le terrorisme au Mali, au sa... Read More


Public vehicles overcharging passengers in Bajhang

Bajhang, Dec. 5 -- The Dungi Bazaar-Kailash dirt road in Bajhang is just 8 kilometres long. But the fare for travelling on this road in a public vehicle is Rs500 per passenger which is eight times hig... Read More


Brokers seek Tk 100b govt funds

Bangladesh, Dec. 5 -- Stock brokers have submitted a work-plan for investment of Tk 100 billion funds, sought earlier from the government, to support the country's ailing capital market. They submitt... Read More