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Death toll in Nepal may go up to 10,000: PM Sushil Koirala


Kathmandu, April 28: The death toll in Nepal’s devastating earthquake may go up to 10,000, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Tuesday told the envoys of India, China and the US. Koirala told the ambassadors that nearly 4,400 people were already dead from Saturday’s temblor, many of the thousands of injured were in serious condition and further hundreds were missing across ...

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Ram Jethmalani shoots 12 stinging questions to Arun Jaitley on black money!


Rajya Sabha MP and senior criminal lawyer Ram Jethmalani published an article in the form of an advertisement in The Indian Express, criticising the Narendra Modi government for its stance on the black money issue. In the ad published on April 28, the former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member posed 12 stinging questions to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley asking ...

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Indian naval ship INS Tarangini leaves on 8-month voyage to Europe


Kochi, Apr 28: INS Tarangini, the sail training ship of Indian Navy, left the port of Kochi on an eight month voyage through Europe to participate in the annual Tall Ship Races and other events organised under the aegis of Sail Training International. During these eight months, the ship is expected to travel approximately 17,000 miles under sails. In addition ...

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Nepal earthquake: Eight million people affected, UN says


Washington, April 28: Eight million people have been affected by the massive earthquake in Nepal, and 1.4 million are in need of food aid, the United Nations says. International aid has started arriving but there is still a shortage of medical equipment, food and body bags.The 7.8-magnitude quake hit Nepal on Saturday destroying buildings in Kathmandu and severely affecting rural ...

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US town erupts into violence over black man’s death


Washington, April 28: Baltimore City, just 64 km northeast of the American capital, erupted into chaos and violence as protesters mourning the death nine days ago of yet another black man in police custody clashed with police. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency Monday and activated the National Guard. The mayor of Baltimore said every possible resource ...

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