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March 2019

Top secret £42m super-tunnel to power US embassy

A secret tunnel more than 70ft below the streets of London will provide high-security power to the American Embassy. When complete this summer, cables threaded through the £42 million project will also electrify Battersea Power Station…

Nuts can boost memory in elderly

While age is known as the strongest risk factor for cognitive decline, eating a handful of nuts every day can improve mental health and memory skills by up to 60 per cent, finds a study. The findings showed that consuming nuts for a long…

Hand ’71 over to the youth

Our almost two-and-half decade struggle against the misrule of Pakistan began around February-March 1966 with the six-point demand. The first of the six points dealt with government structure and the character of the state, calling for a…

Airbus to sell 300 jets to China

Airbus signed a deal worth tens of billions of dollars on Monday to sell 300 aircraft to China, coinciding with a visit to Europe by Chinese president Xi Jinping and matching a China record held by US rival Boeing. The deal between…

Bangladesh celebrates 49th Independence Day

The nation celebrates the 49th Independence and National Day on Tuesday as Bangladesh is headed for its golden jubilee with promises of prosperity for the citizens. On the day, the nation refreshed its “resolution to uphold the spirit of…

US imposes new North Korea sanctions since failed summit

The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on two Chinese shipping companies it says helped North Korea evade sanctions over its nuclear weapons program, the first such steps since a US-North Korean summit collapsed last month. The…

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