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China releases pregnant pandas into the wild
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) A panda research centre in China has released four 'well-selected' pregnant giant pandas into the wild, expecting them to deliver their cubs out of captivity.

Monday, July 26, 2010 8:12:29 AM

Passengers stranded at China airport
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) Thousands of passengers have been stranded at Chinese airport as heavy rainstorms caused cancellation and delay of several international flights in the last two days.

Monday, July 26, 2010 6:51:54 AM

111 killed in China floods
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) At least 111 people have been killed and 167 missing since past 11 days due to floods that hit northwest China's Shaanxi province, authorities said.

Monday, July 26, 2010 3:18:54 AM

Bangladesh begins war crimes trial process
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Sunday filed a petition with its International Crimes Tribunal, seeking permission to show four detained top Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) leaders as arrested in connection with 'war crimes' committed in 1971.

Sunday, July 25, 2010 12:55:10 PM

18 killed in Indonesia landslide
Jakarta, July 25 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed in a landslide triggered by heavy rains in a province in eastern Indonesia, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, July 25, 2010 11:58:36 AM

Malaysians seek brides from Vietnam, China
Kuala Lumpur, July 25 (IANS) Malaysian men are now hunting for brides from other countries like Vietnam and China, with many even asking women to undergo virginity tests before agreeing to a wedding. Brides from India are not sought, a survey has said.

Sunday, July 25, 2010 11:29:34 AM

`Don't amend Bangladesh constitution in haste'
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) The principal architect of Bangladesh's 1972 constitution, Kamal Hossain, has said that the government should not amend the constitution 'in haste, without building consensus'.

Sunday, July 25, 2010 11:29:19 AM

Now, an artificial cornea from China
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Chinese scientists are cultivating human cells in a laboratory in a bid to produce artificial cornea, bringing hope to over five million people suffering from corneal blindness in the country.

Sunday, July 25, 2010 11:29:13 AM

Myanmar military chief on goodwill visit to India
Yangon, July 25 (DPA) Myanmar's junta chief Senior General Than Shwe departed Sunday for a goodwill visit to India at the invitation of the Indian president, officials confirmed.

Sunday, July 25, 2010 9:56:11 AM

50 militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) Fifty Taliban militants were killed in Afghanistan's eastern Nuristan province, the defence ministry said Saturday.

Saturday, July 24, 2010 10:23:37 PM

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