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Last updated: Saturday, July 04, 2015 9:18:02 PM

Nepal strives to get tourism back on track
Kathmandu, July 4 (IANS) With tourism in Nepal having taken a body blow in the wake of the devastating earthquake in April, the country is making efforts to revive the footfalls for the "high season" starting late September through promotions and ease of travel advisories by foreign countries.

Saturday, July 04, 2015 1:34:03 PM

Arsenal forward Podolski signing up with Galatasaray
Ankara, July 4 (IANS) With forward Lukas Podolski leaving Arsenal after not being able to get game time under manager Arsene Wenger, his agent has confirmed the German will sign up with Turkish football club Galatasaray this summer.

Saturday, July 04, 2015 1:24:05 PM

Philippines ferry capsize toll rises to 59
Manila, July 4 (IANS) The toll in the ferry capsize in central Philippines' Leyte province has risen to 59, officials said on Saturday.

Saturday, July 04, 2015 1:20:03 PM

Chile will continue to attack Argentina: Sampaoli
Santiago, July 4 (IANS) Chile football coach Jorge Sampaoli said his side will not change the way they play when they meet Argentina in the final of the Copa America here on Saturday.

Saturday, July 04, 2015 12:54:03 PM

Martino expects Argentina to spoil Chile's party
Santiago, July 4 (IANS) Argentina football coach Gerardo Martino praised the local people's warm welcome during their stay in Chile but he added that there will be no sympathy for the hosts in the Copa America final here on Saturday.

Saturday, July 04, 2015 12:52:09 PM

Key Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 4 (IANS) A key Taliban commander in Afghanistan, Hajji Wazir, was killed in a raid on Saturday, police said.

Saturday, July 04, 2015 12:36:07 PM

Pakistan train accident: 19 bodies recovered from canal
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) The bodies of all the 19 people who died when four coaches of an army train fell into a canal while crossing a bridge in Pakistan's Gujranwala district have been recovered, a media report said.

Saturday, July 04, 2015 10:28:03 AM

Serbian footballer Gogic dies after training
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) Serbian Goran Gogic, a player with China's second division club Qingdao Hainiu FC, died of cardiac arrest after a training session. He was 29.

Saturday, July 04, 2015 9:24:03 AM

Netanyahu blasts UNHRC for endorsing Gaza war crimes report
Jerusalem, July 4 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has slammed a decision by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to endorse a report accusing Israel and Hamas in war crimes during last summer's war in the Palestinian enclave.

Saturday, July 04, 2015 2:04:03 AM

Sri Lankan president agrees to give party nomination to Rajapaksa
Colombo, July 3 (IANS) The main opposition United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) on Friday said Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has agreed to allow former president Mahinda Rajapaksa to contest the August 17 parliamentary election under the UPFA banner.

Friday, July 03, 2015 10:52:15 PM

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