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Mining group Rio Tinto apologises for losing radioactive capsule in Western Australia


The mining giant Rio Tinto has apologised after losing a radioactive capsule in Western Australia. The tiny object disappeared along a 1,400-kilometre route between a mining site and Perth. It could put any person within a 5-metre radius at risk. Local authorities have launched investigations to understand how the capsule went missing. We report on how this is not the first time the mining giant has faced bad publicity in Australia. Also in this edition, Indian conglomerate Adani Group fights back against a report alleging it is involved in "brazen stock manipulation and accounting fraud".

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