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Construction workers questioned over Notre Dame fire

Paris: Prosecutors investigating the causes of the inferno that ripped through the 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris have questioned construction workers and security staff, as more details have emerged about the effort to contain the blaze, the media reported. Ten people were interviewed by criminal investigators on Wednesday, the[Read More…]

Notre Dame fire under control, main structure saved

Paris: A devastating fire that engulfed the Notre Dame, the 850-year-old Unesco world heritage landmark in Paris, was brought under control on Tuesday, while the Cathedral’s main structure, as well as its two towers, has been saved, the city’s fire brigade has confirmed. “The fire is completely under control. It[Read More…]

Paris among most expensive cities, Chennai among cheapest

Paris among most expensive cities, Chennai among cheapest

New York: Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong are most expensive cities in the world while Delhi, Chennai and Bengaluru are among the cheapest places to live, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2019 Worldwide Cost of Living Survey. The three top cities are tied at the top spot, CNN quoted[Read More…]

Trump commits to $750 bn defence budget

Trump pulls US out of Paris climate deal

In a move honouring his campaign promise, US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. “I promised I would exit or renegotiate any deal which fails to serve America’s interests,” the president declared in an address in the White House[Read More…]

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