Radio host Mel Greig, who was behind a royal prank call linked to the death of a Indian origin UK nurse - Jacintha Saldanha, has quit her job after settling her dispute with employer Southern Cross Austereo. Greig had filed a Fair Work complaint claiming that her employer had failed to provide a safe workplace. According to Stuff.co.nz, Austereo said in a statement that the dispute arising ...
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Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah hosted a lunch for the Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at Raj Bhawan here, as their six-day India visit came to an end on Thursday.
The event was attended by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
The Governor presented a commemorative stamp album to the Japanese royal couple.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko later visited the Guindy National Park at Adyar here.
The visit is aimed at strengthening bilateral ties further and discussing strategic relationships between the two nations.
The royal couple is scheduled to return to Tokyo today evening. (ANI)
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