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Brother of Australian on Indonesia death row pleads for mercy

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The brother of an Australian facing imminent execution in Indonesia has appealed on national television for President Joko Widodo to spare the drug smuggler’s life. [...]
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India remains top military threat: Pakistani daily

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

The Indian military remains the principal threat to Pakistan’s security and the Pakistani security establishment is right to closely track Indian defence spending, a [...]
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India sets inflation target in monetary policy overhaul

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India has formally adopted inflation targeting, a historic monetary policy overhaul that marks a victory for Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, as the government [...]
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India’s Gold Buying to Pick Up After Budget

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

India’s decision to maintain an import duty on gold surprised investors, dealing a fresh blow to a metal that has been hit hard this year by a strengthening US dollar [...]
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Let rupee dip when possible for India’s long-term economic wellbeing: Arvind Subramanian, CEA

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

The rupee could well be too robust for India’s long-term economic wellbeing, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian suggested, drawing a direct correlation between a [...]
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Nepal official says human waste on Everest a major problem

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world’s highest peak, the chief of [...]
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Australia orders China group to sell ‘illegal’ Sydney mansion

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia on Tuesday ordered China’s Evergrande Real Estate Group to sell a Sydney mansion worth Aus$39 million (US$30 million), saying it was bought illegally under [...]
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Australia central bank leaves interest rates at 2.25pct

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s central bank left interest rates unchanged at 2.25 percent on Tuesday, but gave a clear signal that further easing was on the cards to help drive down the [...]
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Australia to send extra 300 troops to Iraq

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia announced Tuesday it will send another 300 troops to Iraq in a joint mission with New Zealand to help train local forces fighting to reclaim territory seized by the [...]
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Ex-principal ‘sorry’ for sex abuse at elite Australian school

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A former headmaster at one of Australia’s most prestigious private schools on Tuesday apologised after revelations that boys were groomed for sex by paedophile teachers [...]
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Mongolia ordered to pay $100 million for expropriating uranium asset

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Mongolia has been ordered to pay about $100 million to Canada-based Khan Resources Inc as compensation for cancelling its uranium licences in a long-awaited decision from an [...]
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Burma police seal student marchers inside monastery: activists

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Riot police sealed hundreds of Myanmar student protesters inside a monastery on Monday in a tense standoff, activists said, blocking their planned march to Yangon to call for [...]
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Burma prevents students from marching against academic law

Burma prevents students from marching against academic law

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Truckloads of police on Monday prevented hundreds of students from continuing their march to Myanmar’s biggest city to protest a new law that they say curbs academic [...]
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India govt, RBI sign pact to target CPI at 4 pct

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Indian government and Reserve Bank of India have signed a monetary policy framework deal that will set a central target for consumer price inflation of 4 percent for the [...]
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Narendra Modi urges the Indian diaspora to become an extension of foreign policy

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

For years, Indians viewed their countrymen who emigrated abroad for better opportunities with suspicion – as if they’d somehow betrayed the motherland. But with [...]
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