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“Inaccuracies” in “misleading” assessment of the report- Manmohan Singh

In response to the stalemate caused by the Opposition over the recent coal report, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that the coal blocks were allocated in a transparent manner through checks and balances and without any favor to any

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Manmohan Singh Should Quit-Indian MPs Demand

India’s parliament was upset over a recent report that the country lost USD 33bn by selling coalfields cheaply. India is the one of the largest producers of coal in the world. The country’s auditors said in the report that the

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North Korea’s Economic Zone, Rason, Yet to Flourish

Over the past two years, North Korea’s leadership has made attempts to transform Rason into an international hub and attract foreign investment into the region. Jang Song Thaek, a senior official and uncle of leader Kim Jong Un, led a

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Japan’s Trade Deficit Widens amid Dwindling Demands from China and Europe

Japan’s exports fell 8.1% from the previous year, widening the trade deficit much more than the economists had predicted. The drop in exports led to a trade deficit of 517.4bn yen ($6.5bn; £4.1bn), after a revised surplus of 60.3bn yen

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Apple-Samsung Closing Arguments Delivered

Closing arguments were delivered at trial between Apple and Samsung in a federal court in San Jose, California. The jury will begin deliberating on Wednesday. Apple lawyer Harold McElhinny told the jury in his closing argument on Tuesday that Samsung

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Nuristan’s timber smuggled to Pakistan

Eastern Nuristan province is suffering from ruthless deforestation, with timber being smuggled to neighboring Pakistan on camels and mules. Areas such as Want Waigal, Kamdesh and Barg-e-Matal in Nuristan are endowed with think forests, where Pakistani traders pay frequent visits

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