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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Aug 06, 2018, 06:54 PM(IST)

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India signs extradition treaty with Antigua to bring back Mehul Choksi

Indian and Antigua governments have signed an extradition deal which would pave the way for Indian agencies to bring back Mehul Choksi from Antigua, reports said.  

Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi to step down, Ramon Laguarta to takeover

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi will step down after 12 years at the helm, the company said on Monday.

Pakistan elections: PTI nominates Imran Khan as PM candidate

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf(PTI) today nominated Imran Khan, 65, as their prime ministerial candidate, reports said.

Bangladesh mulls capital punishment for traffic accident deaths

Bangladesh's cabinet on Monday will consider capital punishment for traffic accident deaths, a law ministry official said, as tens of thousands of students protested for a ninth day over the deaths of two teenagers killed by speeding bus in Dhaka.

Indonesia earthquake: Death toll rises to 98

The death toll in Indonesia earthquake which struck popular tourist destination, Lombok Island increased to 98.



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