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Day-long downpour paralyses capital

Waking up to heavy rain, waterlogged streets, more traffic, commuters suffer throughout the day

Why it’s risky for the U.S. to label Iran’s IRGC a terror group

The IRGC could target U.S. forces without directly confronting them

Waterlogging upends life in Dhaka

A low pressure system has been dumping heavy rain since Sunday.

Antibiotics harm environment: Study

They may harm essential microbes since treatment plants cannot fully remove its compounds in wastewater

FILE PHOTO: Salafist preacher Sven Lau appears behind a bullet-proof window at a high-security courtroom in Duesseldorf, Germany April 25, 2017.

German Islamist preacher jailed for supporting terror 

Sven Lau was an "extended arm" of an insurgent group made up of Chechen, Uzbek and Tajik fighters

Scientists dim sunlight to cool planet

They are sucking carbon dioxide from air with giant fans as part of a climate engineering push

People watch as excavators remove debris at the site of a collapsed building in the suburbs of Mumbai, Jul 26, 2017. Reuters

One arrested in Mumbai building collapse

Police arrested the landowner of the collapsed building that killed 17 for likely unauthorised renovation

A woman checks her mobile phone as she walks past a mobile store of Reliance Industries' Jio telecoms unit, in Mumbai, India, Jul 11, 2017. Reuters

Reliance's 'free' JioPhone shakes up market

Analysts say Jio's crossover feature phone could be a boon to the lower end of the market and suppliers that feed it

Rahul to miss Galle Test

India opener is down with a fever

Zuckerberg naive about killer robots: Musk

"His understanding of the subject is limited," says Silicon Valley baron to spark a tech wizard war   

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