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Asian stocks rally across the board, Nikkei 225 surges 354 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets across the Asia Pacific region rallied on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 surged 353.86 ...

Poor crane, inexperienced operator among causes of tragic deaths by girder fall

DHAKA, Bangladesh A preliminary investigation into the tragic crane accident that killed five people in Uttara on Monday has found ...

Proposed Vietnam bullet train would run north-south 960 miles

HANOI, Vietnam: The Vietnamese government is considering building a high-speed railway, with a possible cost of up to $58.7 billion, ...

U.S. stocks have mixed day, Nasdaq Composite slides 26 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were decidedly mixed in the U.S. on Tuesday as investors struggled to make a ...

Billionaire Indian trader Rakesh Jhunjhunwala dead at 62

DELHI, India: Dubbed the country's Warren Buffett, India's best-known stock investor and self-made billionaire, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, died on August 14 ...

New money transfers spell end of credit card, says Brazil bank chief

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Brazil's central bank chief Roberto Campos Neto has said that he believes credit cards will cease to ...

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India captain KL Rahul begins training for Zimbabwe ODIs

Harare [Zimbabwe], August 17 (ANI): India skipper for Zimbabwe ODIs, KL Rahul has begun preparation for the upcoming series which ...

Jaishankar wishes Indonesian, Gabonese Foreign Ministers on their Independence Day

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar extended his wishes to the Foreign Ministers of Indonesia ...

Madagascar President thanks India for standing with his country during time of need

Antananarivo [Madagascar], August 17 (ANI): Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina extended warm greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on India's 76th ...

First shipment of Ukrainian wheat for WFP-run humanitarian operations left Ukraine for Horn of Africa

NEW YORK, 16th August, 2022 (WAM) -- Linked to the Black Sea Grain Initiative, the first maritime shipment of Ukrainian ...

Millions more children to benefit from world's first malaria vaccine: UNICEF

New York [US], August 17 (ANI): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has awarded a contract for the first ever ...

More Than 150 Children Dead in Zimbabwe Measles Outbreak

A measles outbreak in Zimbabwe has killed at least 157 children, with more than 2,000 infections reported across the country, ...

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