44 killed in bus fire in S. India

NEW DELHI, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — At least 44 persons were burnt to death Wednesday morning when a bus caught fire after its oil tank exploded in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, the police said. The Volvo private bus was coming from Bangalore to Hyderabad when it caught fire at Kothakota in Mahbubnagar […]

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Four Bangladeshis killed, 16 injured in Kuwait minibus crash

Labourers were on their way to work when tragedy struck Manama: Four Bangladeshi labourers were killed and 16 were injured in an accident in Kuwait. All the victims are believed to be Asians on their way to work. Initial reports said that the accident occurred when the minibus transporting the labourers and a truck were […]

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Online ‘Halal’ sex shop opens in Turkey

By James Reynolds and Zeynep Erdim BBC News, Istanbul. The front page of the Helal Sex Shop website is designed not to give fright. It features separate, generic silhouettes of a man and a woman in a headscarf. Browsers are directed to different pages for men and women. They are offered a range of condoms, […]

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Indian onion selling at Rs 45 in Bangladesh

New Delhi: Though onion prices have shot through the roof in India, it is selling at much cheaper price in the neighbouring Bangladesh. As per a national news daily, onions are selling at Rs 45 in Bangladesh, while onion prices continue to reign at as much as Rs 100 a kg in major cities in […]

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