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Local dates festival attracts thousands of visitors

Local dates festival attracts thousands of visitors

A total of 73 local farms are participating in this year's festival, an increase of 13 compared to last year.

Bangladesh plants million trees to cut lightning toll

Bangladesh plants million trees to cut lightning toll

Bangladesh has begun planting one million palm trees nationwide to help prevent hundreds of people being killed by lightning strikes every year, a top official said on Tuesday.

Zayn Malik hits top with solo career

Zayn Malik hits top with solo career

Zayn Malik failed as a solo artist on the 2010 series of British television’s X Factor. So too did Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson.

NGO denies Hamas ties, threatens to sue Israel

NGO denies Hamas ties, threatens to sue Israel

The British-based Palestinian Return Centre yesterday threatened Israel’s UN mission with legal action after the Jewish state accused it of having ties to Hamas.