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Pakistan prepares to auction 3G licences
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Pakistan may invite international telecom firms alongwith the national operators to participate in an open auction for 3G licences which is expected to yield Rs.60 billion in the current fiscal, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 11:53:30 AM

Chinese police bust trafficking rings, rescue 89 infants
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) Chinese police have rescued 89 infants after busting two trafficking rings in the country, a media report said.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 11:24:41 AM

Pakistan to set up disaster response force
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to constitute an inter-provincial response force that will handle emergencies and disasters.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 11:19:09 AM

Political environment should help speed development: Gilani
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has emphasised the need for creating a political environment conducive to speeding up the pace of socio-economic development in Pakistan.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 11:18:48 AM

India-Pakistan talks signal hope, says daily
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) The India-Pakistan talks signal hope for a positive outcome, said a leading Pakistani daily as it cautioned that the two countries could not 'afford to repeat the disaster that was the foreign ministers' meeting last year'.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 10:55:48 AM

China to build economic zone
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) China plans to build an economic zone in the country's central Henan province to boost development in the region, a media report said.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 10:47:20 AM

Gilani speaks to political leaders on New Delhi talks
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has spoken to leaders of different political parties in an effort to take them into confidence on the Pakistan-India talks being held in New Delhi.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 10:37:08 AM

12 killed in South Korea landslide
Seoul, July 27 (IANS) Twelve people were killed and at least 26 were injured Wednesday in a landslide in South Korea, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 9:54:50 AM

30 mn Indonesian hit by hepatitis
Jakarta, July 26 (IANS/AKI) Around 30 million Indonesians have been affected with hepatitis, the health ministry said.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 11:07:56 PM

Two Palestinians hanged for collaborating with Israel
Gaza City, July 26 (IANS/AKI) Two Palestinians were hanged Tuesday for collaborating with Israel, the Hamas said.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 10:38:41 PM

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