General insurance company Sadharan Bima Corporation says it will initially pay $4.2 million in compensation for the ill-fated US-Bangla plane that crashed in Nepal more than two weeks ago.
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Saudi Arabia opens airspace for commercial flight to Israel for first time
As Saudi Arabia opened its airspace for the first time to a commercial flight to Israel, El Al will take its own fight for access to Saudi airspace to the Supreme Court in Israel, officials said on Friday.
Opportunistic Vettel steals victory from Hamilton
Sebastian Vettel made full use of the virtual safety car to sneak in front of Lewis Hamilton and hold off the frustrated champion to win Formula One’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Pakistan gets first transgender news anchor
From catwalks to news, Pakistan’s transgender community aims to shift attitudes
Expelling Russians, Europe and North America Show Unity With U.K.
Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, said that 14 European Union member nations were expelling dozens of Russian diplomats in solidarity with the government of Britain, which two weeks ago ejected 23 Russian diplomats who it said were engaged in espionage.
14 Thai Banks Back to Digitize Contracts
14 Thai Banks Back Blockchain Platform to Digitize Contracts
Woman dies in Arizona after being hit by Uber self-driving SUV
A woman was killed by an Uber self-driving sport utility vehicle in Arizona, police said on Monday, and the ride hailing company said it had suspended its autonomous vehicle program across the United States and Canada.
Love is in the air, but not on airwaves as Pakistan bans Valentine’s Day
Pakistan has banned events marking Valentine’s Day, and media coverage of them, for the second year in a row after a court ruled the holiday un-Islamic.
Even without nicotine, e-cigarettes may still damage lungs
E-cigarette liquids sweetened with flavourings like vanilla and cinnamon may harm the lungs even when they don’t contain nicotine, a US study suggests.
Tarantino says Thurman movie car crash among ‘biggest regrets’
Director Quentin Tarantino said a car crash that seriously injured Uma Thurman on the set of “Kill Bill” was one of “the biggest regrets of his life,” but denied that he forced the actress to carry it out.