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Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro dies aged 90

Cuba’s former president and father of communist Cuba Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90, Cuban state TV announced. “The commander in chief of the Cuban revolution died at 22:29 hours this evening (8:59 am IST Saturday),” President Raul Castro said. Raul Castro ended the announcement by shouting the[Read More…]

7th Pay Commission: Govt hikes Dearness Allowance, Dearness Relief to from 4 % to 5%

Nepal bans Indian new ₹500 and ₹2000 currency notes

Adding to the woes of Nepalese citizens who are facing problems in exchanging banned Indian currency, the Nepal Rashtra Bank has banned the use of the newly-issued ₹500 and ₹2000 notes. The country’s central bank said that the new Indian currency cannot be exchanged until the Reserve Bank of India[Read More…]

China: At least 67 people killed in power plant accident

Over 67 people were killed after a platform under construction at a power plant in eastern China collapsed early on Thursday. The latest industrial accident in a nation with a miserable safety record killed at least 67 people so far. According to the official Xinhua news agency, a cooling tower[Read More…]

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