Day: September 30, 2019

21 pilgrims die, 35 hurt in India bus crash

NEW DELHI At least 21 people returning from offering prayers at a temple in India's western state of Gujarat died after their bus overturned Monday, police said, with heavy rains hindering rescuers.Police said the bus, carrying 70 passengers returning ...
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President, PM for gearing up sanitation awareness

DHAKA President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed the hope that the observance of the 'National Sanitation MonthOctober 2019' and the 'Global Handwashing Day 2019' will help create awareness and improve sanitation system in...
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PM leaves Abu Dhabi for home

ABU DHABI, UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here today on the way back home from an eightday official visit to the United States where she attended the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).After a stopover in Abu Dhabi, the c...
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Asian markets mixed ahead of China anniversary

HONG KONG Asian markets had a mixed start onMonday as Beijing posted manufacturing data that was better than expected,but investors remained cautious ahead of a weeklong patriotic holiday inChina and after reports last week raised fears of a fresh esca...
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New England, Real Salt Lake seal MLS playoff berths

WASHINGTON Canadian winger Teal Bunbury's goalin the 66th minute Sunday launched the New England Revolution into the MajorLeague Soccer playoffs while Real Salt Lake joined the postseason parade bydefeating Houston.Bunbury, whose Guyanaborn father was ...
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Tokyo stocks open lower with eyes on global events

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday,following Wall Street's lead, as investors awaited a series of key events,starting with China's manufacturing data later in the day.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.49 percent or 106.74 points at21,772.16 in...
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