A 27-year-old immigrant from Bangladesh detonated a homemade pipe bomb strapped to his body in a crowded New York subway passage during the morning rush hour Monday, wounding three people and putting the city on edge just six weeks after a deadly truck attack.
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh yesterday accused his successor Narendra Modi of spreading “falsehood and canards” in a desperate bid to win the Gujarat assembly elections and asked him to “apologise to the nation”.
Delhi’s air quality, which was overall “very poor” yesterday, will not improve even after a drizzle due to high pollution, officials said.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left for Paris yesterday morning on a three-day official visit to attend One Planet Summit.
The New Zealand government yesterday named pension fund chief Adrian Orr as the nation’s new central bank governor, sharply lifting the local dollar as markets bet a radical shake-up of monetary policy will be avoided when changes come into force next year.