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Agriculture tax proposed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) The Pakistani parliament's standing committee on finance has recommended levying agriculture tax while granting exemption to eatables, textbooks and life-saving drugs in the proposed new tax structure.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 3:25:02 PM

Asian Games athletics: Tintu Luka wins bronze in women's 800 metres
Guangzhou, Nov 25 (IANS) India's Tintu Luka won the bronze medal in the women's 800 metres event of the track and field competitions at the Asian Games here Thursday.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 3:13:00 PM

Asian Games kabaddi: Indian men and women to play for gold medal
Guangzhou, Nov 25 (IANS) Indian men registered an easy 52-17 win over Japan while the women won a close battle 23-22 against Iran in extra time to enter the finals of the kabaddi competition in the Asian Games here Thursday.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 2:59:58 PM

India claim Asiad hockey bronze
Guangzhou, Nov 25 (IANS) After losing to Malaysia in a match that was virtually in their pocket, India redeemed themselves somewhat by claiming the men's hockey bronze at the Asian Games here Thursday, defeating South Korea 1-0.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 1:46:15 PM

Nepal's Maoist chief under fire for India bashing
Kathmandu, Nov 25 (IANS) A war cry against neighbour India has landed Nepal's Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda under fire, both from the ruling parties as well as his own followers.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 1:41:25 PM

South Korea to boost forces as North threatens attacks
Seoul, Nov 25 (DPA) North Korea Thursday threatened new attacks against the South, which decided to boost its forces in the Yellow Sea, media reports said.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 1:39:15 PM

Asian Games hockey: India beat South Korea to win bronze
Guangzhou, Nov 25 (IANS) India defeated South Korea 1-0 to win the bronze medal in the men's hockey competition of the Asian Games here Thursday.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 1:12:41 PM

Nepal filmmakers turn their lens on trafficking
Kathmandu, Nov 25 (IANS) Even as Nepal's best-known crusader against trafficking of women and children won recognition as a global hero, filmmakers in the Himalayan republic, one of the worst victims of sex slavery, are seeking to bolster the campaign by turning their lens on trafficking.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 12:38:27 PM

Mohan Veena creator to play in Pakistan festival
Karachi, Nov 25 (IANS) Grammy Award winner Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, who created the Mohan Veena, has been invited to play at a festival being organised in this city.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 12:24:14 PM

Nobody can stop me from returning to Pakistan,says Musharraf
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Former president and military dictator General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf has said that 'nobody can restrict' him from coming back to the country and taking part in the general elections.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 11:45:19 AM

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