Last-minute reprieve: Iranian woman spares life of son’s killer with a slap – Times of India


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Last-minute reprieve: Iranian woman spares life of son's killer with a slap
Times of India
TEHRAN: An Iranian mother spared the life of her son's convicted murderer with an emotional slap in the face as he awaited execution with the noose around his neck, a newspaper reported on Thursday. The dramatic climax followed a rare public campaign ...
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Ind director can sit on 7 listed companies – Times of India


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Ind director can sit on 7 listed companies
Times of India
MUMBAI: Strengthening the corporate governance norms, market regulator Sebi has allowed an individual to be an independent director on the board of not more than seven listed companies simultaneously. Sebi also asked companies to have preset criteria ...
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S Korean ferry captain may face criminal probe – Times of India


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S Korean ferry captain may face criminal probe
Times of India
JINDO: The captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized off the southwest coast was facing a criminal investigation on Thursday, an official said, amid unconfirmed reports that he was one of the first people to jump to safety as the vessel began sinking.
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Wipro Q4 Net Rises 29%, Beats Estimates – The New Indian Express


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Wipro Q4 Net Rises 29%, Beats Estimates
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Information Technology company Wipro beat street expectations as the company saw their fourth quarter net profit increase 28.8 per cent to Rs 2226.5 as against Rs 1728.7 crore registered in the same period in the corresponding fiscal. Announcing the ...
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Piramal Acquires 20% in Shriram Capital for Rs 2k crore – The New Indian Express


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Piramal Acquires 20% in Shriram Capital for Rs 2k crore
The New Indian Express
In a move to strengthen its financial services business, Piramal Enterprises Ltd on Thursday said it acquired 20 per cent stake in financial services firm Shriram Capital Ltd for about $334 million (`2,014 crore). Shriram Capital is the holding company for the ...
Piramal to buy 20% in Shriram Cap for Rs 2014crTimes of India
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Syria presses offensive in Homs’ Old City after talks break down – Los Angeles Times


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Syria presses offensive in Homs' Old City after talks break down
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HOMS, Syria — The crackle of gunfire and the sound of shelling resounded in this central Syrian city Thursday as army troops pressed an offensive in the Old City after a breakdown in talks between the government and rebels. Homs, long at the heart of the ...
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Chitrangada Singh And Jyoti Randhawa Finally Call It Quits – Business of Cinema


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Chitrangada Singh And Jyoti Randhawa Finally Call It Quits
Business of Cinema
Chitrangda Singh And Jyoti Randhawa After a lot of speculation and repeated denial by both Chitrangada Singh and her golfer husband Jyoti Randhawa about the cracks in their marriage, the couple have officially called it quits. Yes! the news is now official; ...
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Efforts to Register Jews in Ukraine Are Denounced, and Denied – New York Times


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Efforts to Register Jews in Ukraine Are Denounced, and Denied
New York Times
DONETSK, Ukraine — Worshipers at the Bet Menakhem-Mendl synagogue in this eastern Ukrainian city confronted a horrifying scene as they left a Passover service this week: masked men on a sidewalk handing out leaflets demanding that Jews register and ...
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Boko Haram: A bloody insurgency, a growing challenge – CNN


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Boko Haram: A bloody insurgency, a growing challenge
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(CNN) -- Boko Haram's lethality is indisputable. The militant group has bombed schools, churches and mosques; kidnapped women and children; and assassinated politicians and religious leaders alike. It made headlines again this week with the abduction ...
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UN calls for ceasefires in South Sudan – Zee News


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UN calls for ceasefires in South Sudan
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Nairobi: The UN humanitarian agency Thursday called for an immediate cessation of hostilities in South Sudan where a three month conflict has killed thousands of people and displaced over a million others. Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan Toby ...
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