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Indian banyan tree
put on saline drip

Diluted pesticide is used to ward off termite

A woman poses at Saudi Arabia's first commercial movie theatre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 18, 2018. Reuters

Saudis launch first new cinema

It ends a nearly 40-year ban

20% female candidates in Gazipur polls graduates

At least 71 percent of 84 women candidates for councillor completed their junior school certificate course

Outrage over Modi’s
reticence on rape

His Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party has been battered by a nationwide storm over two rapes

FILE PHOTO: Musician Kendrick Lamar arrives at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards in Inglewood, California, US, August 27, 2017. Reuters

Lamar first rapper to win Pulitzer

He wins the prize for his 2017 album "DAMN."

Amazon app feature for international shoppers

The new services are aimed at easing the process

Former first lady Barbara Bush dies

Barbara Bush, 92, was in failing health and decided not to seek further medical treatment

Child labour in bidi factories shocking: Study

A new research reveals the appalling picture

FILE PHOTO: Workers set up a bronze sculpture of Karl Marx in his hometown Trier, Germany, April 13, 2018. Reuters

0 euro notes soar on Marx anniversary

These are being sold for 3 euros each as part of celebrations for his 200th birthday

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US Treasury moves to curb
Chinese investments

Broad authority likely for President Donald Trump to impose tighter restrictions on Chinese investment in sensitive sectors

9,000 illicit massage
parlours in US

Thousands of women sell sex services in the parlours, many of whom are believed to be victims of trafficking

FILE PHOTO: Musician Kendrick Lamar arrives at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards in Inglewood, California, US, August 27, 2017. Reuters

Lamar first rapper to win Pulitzer

He wins the prize for his 2017 album "DAMN."