Over 26 killed as boat capsizes in Bangladesh

Over 26 killed as boat capsizes in Bangladesh

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Dhaka: An overcrowded speedboat ferrying over 30 passengers defying the Covid restrictions capsized after hitting a stationary cargo vessel in the Padma river on Monday, leaving at least 26 people dead. The accident occurred at the old Kanthalbari ferry terminal in Shibchar upazila of Madaripur at around 8 am. Search is under way for more bodies. PTI

Indian-origin teacher in Singapore faces abuse charges

Singapore: An Indian-origin primary school teacher in Singapore has allegedly hurt her domestic help with a hot ladle, a district court heard here on Monday. Nachammai Selva Nachiappan, 39, and her 41-year-old husband, Arunachalam Muthiah, are facing multiple abuse charges involving their maid Hla Hla Miang, 37. PTI


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