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Last updated: Sunday, February 14, 2016 12:40:03 AM

Corruption charges against umpire Rauf devastating: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) The corruption charges levelled against top Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf are devastating for the image of Pakistani cricket internationally, said a Pakistani daily on Saturday.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 11:56:03 AM

Taiwan quake death toll rises to 112
Taipei, Feb 13 (IANS) The death toll in a powerful earthquake that struck Taiwan on February 6 has risen to 112 with five people still reported missing, the authorities announced on Saturday.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 11:44:03 AM

China to set up Antarctic air squadron
Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) China will set up an Antarctic air squadron this year to support its scientific expeditions to the polar region, the media reported on Saturday.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 11:34:04 AM

US okays F-16 sale to Pakistan, India upset
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India on Saturday reacted strongly to the US decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan and said Washington's envoy will be summoned over this.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 11:03:11 AM

China's border region on Zika alert
Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) China's border province of Yunnan is on high alert for Zika virus, providing 24-hour laboratory tests, the media reported on Saturday

Saturday, February 13, 2016 9:48:04 AM

Taiwan quake death toll rise to 108
Taipei, Feb 13 (IANS) The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck Taiwan on February 6 has increased to 108 with some nine people still reported missing, the authorities announced on Saturday.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 8:24:04 AM

Bangladesh begins census of Myanmar's Rohingya refugees
Dhaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Bangladesh has started to conduct a census on Myanmar's Rohingya refugees living in the country's southeastern districts bordering Myanmar to determine their exact figure.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 1:30:05 AM

A Sanders-Trump clash: A dream for film script writers (Comment: Special to IANS)
A Donald Trump-Bernie Sanders clash in the US presidential elections could be God's Gift to political cinema.

Friday, February 12, 2016 8:34:04 PM

Romas are India's children: Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The people of the Roma community spread across various parts of the world are actually children of India, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Friday.

Friday, February 12, 2016 7:54:03 PM

Two buildings collapse in Istanbul
Istanbul, Feb 12 (IANS) Two five-storeyed buildings in Istanbul's Taksim district collapsed on Friday. No casualties were immediately reported.

Friday, February 12, 2016 7:34:03 PM

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