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Tele-tapping agency to get fresh munition

The home minister says a new project aims to enhance capacity of bugging operations

Dalit vs Dalit in Indian presidential race

The next resident of Rashtrapati Bhaban in Delhi will be the second dalit President of India

US healthcare vote delayed amid opposition
Senate Republicans believe they do not have enough votes to pass the bill at this tim

US health vote delayed amid pressure

Senate Republicans believe they do not have enough votes to pass the bill at this time

The logo of the social network Facebook is seen on a beach during the Cannes Lions Festival in Cannes, France, June 21, 2017. Reuters

Facebook hits 2bn users

Its user-base doubles in size since 2012

Holidaymakers to Sylhet

Some 500 accommodations are fully booked during the Eid holidays

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir attends a news conference after a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia, Apr 26, 2017. Reuters

Saudis, Qatar spar over Arab demands

Saudi says Arab states will not negotiate demand for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism

Chief Executive of Indonesia's MNC Group Hary Tanoesoedibjo looks on during his visit to the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in Jakarta, Indonesia Feb 3, 2017. Reuters

Trump partner gets Indonesia travel ban

Billionaire tycoon and politician gets 20-day overseas travel ban due to investigation

Britain's Queen Elizabeth visits Burnley College and University of Central Lancashire in northern England May 16, 2012. Reuters

British Queen's income rises £6m

According to official accounts, the Queen’s expenditure last year came to £42m

Caption: An aerial photo of wildfires burning across almost 50,000 acres near the ski resort of Brian Head, about 245 miles south of Salt Lake City, Utah is shown in this handout photo provided Jun 27, 2017. Reuters

1500 flee US wildfire

The blaze has scorched nearly 50,000 acres

A woman, centre, casts her vote during the first phase of municipal polls in Thimi, Nepal May 14, 2017. Reuters

Crucial Nepal election enters second round

The poll is a key step to holding a general election

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Garment makers get more corporate tax benefits

Muhith lowers corporate tax further to 12% from proposed 15% for garment makers

International passengers arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Virginia, US, Jun 26, 2017. Reuters

Trump travel ban traps immigrants in limbo

Families who won lottery on diversity visas concerned about effect of Supreme Court decision

A woman poses for a photograph with the Harry Potter trolley at Kings Cross Station, in London, Britain Jun 26, 2017. The first Harry Potter book, 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' was first published 20 years ago. Reuters

Fans celebrate 20th anniversary of Harry Potter

Monday markedd the 20th anniversary of the release of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’