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Bali nine families make final desperate pleas after saying goodbye to Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran

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In heartbreaking scenes played out live on television, the families of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan last night begged Indonesian President Joko Widodo to spare the lives of their loved ones, following their final goodbyes.With the Bali nine ringleaders due to face the firing squad about midnight (3am AEST time), Sukumaran’s sister Brintha wailed with grief, begging for her brother’s ...

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

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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!

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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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Ratan Tata buys stake in Xiaomi: Top 9 companies the Tata Chairman Emeritus has invested in

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Ratan Tata is once again in news after acquiring stocks in the Chinese smartphone manufacturer company, Xiaomi. Tata yesterday acquired stakes in the Chinese manufacturer company, Xiaomi which is the first ever investment in the company by any Indian. According to an annual study by Brand Finance India, Tata has retained its position as the most valued brand of the ...

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Sensex opens higher, dips and then recovers slightly

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Mumbai, April 28: After shedding 6.5 percent over nine past sessions, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) opened slightly higher on Tuesday and came immediately under some volatile trading.The 30-share index opened higher at 27,215.61 points, as against the previous close at 27,176.99 points and almost immediately fell to 27,116.81 points. It rose subsequently to 27,247.91 ...

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