Youth killed for Rs 70

Chandipur (Balasore): Police claimed to have busted the murder mystery of Sapan Dalei (30) of Baghamunda village under Chandipur police limits in this district who was found dead in an isolated field Monday. Police probe revealed Dalei was beaten to...

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12 die as bus falls into river

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Jailed Bangladeshi photojournalist freed on bail

Shahidul Alam, photojournalist.

Dhaka: A prominent Bangladesh photojournalist accused of criticising his country's government during a television interview was freed from the Dhaka Central Jail Tuesday, four days after a court granted him bail, authorities told Efe. Shahidul Alam was arrested in August, shortly after an interview with Al Jazeera in which he criticized the Bangladeshi government's deadly clampdown on student-led road safety protests. "Shahidul Alam was released around 8.30 p.m," Iqbal Kabir Chowdhury,...

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Senior Congress leader M I Shanavas passes away

Thiruvananthapuram: Senior Congress leader M I Shanavas, passed away early Wednesday at a private hospital in Chennai, Tamil Nadu after a prolonged illness. He was 67. The Member of Parliament who represented the Wayanad constituency twice in the Lok Sabha breathed his last at around 1 am. He had undergone a liver transplant Nov 2. His mortal remains are expected to be brought to Kochi in the afternoon. Kerala Chief Minister...

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Sensex falls over 200 points on weak global cues

Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex fell over 200 points in early trade Wednesday following weak global cues amid fresh foreign fund outflows. The 30-share was trading 215.44 points, or 0.61 per cent, lower at 35,259.07 points. The gauge had lost 300.37 points Tuesday. Sectoral indices led by IT, teck, metal, capital goods and power were trading in the negative zone with losses up to 2.70 per cent. The NSE Nifty too was...

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Youth killed for Rs 70

Youth killed for Rs 70

Chandipur (Balasore): Police claimed to have busted the murder mystery of Sapan Dalei (30) of Baghamunda village under Chandipur police limits in this district who was found dead in an isolated field Monday. Police probe revealed Dalei was beaten to death for Rs 70. He had taken the money from a friend and did not return it...

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