Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) An all-party probe committee of the Bangladesh parliament has recommended that former speaker Jamiruddin Sircar be stripped of his membership of the house for 'financial irregularities'.
Monday, July 06, 2009 12:34:50 PM
Bogota, July 6 (DPA) Colombian footballer Javier Florez of the top-flight club Atletico Junior de Barranquilla surrendered to police late Sunday after allegedly killing a fan who teased him about the team's defeat in the recent Colombian Apertura championship final.
Monday, July 06, 2009 12:25:41 PM
Urumqi (China), July 6 (Xinhua) The toll in the ethnic clashes in Urumqi, capital of China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has risen to 140, authorities said Monday.
Monday, July 06, 2009 11:51:15 AM
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Bangladeshi film director Taher Chowdhury, who began his career in Kolkata as an actor, is dead. He was 69.
Monday, July 06, 2009 11:18:13 AM
Kuala Lumpur, July 6 (IANS) Malaysia's civil high court Monday ruled that deceased art director Mohan Singh had converted to Islam, rejecting a plea of his family that his body be released for funeral rites as per Sikh faith.
Monday, July 06, 2009 11:05:57 AM
Beijing, July 6 (Xinhua) Twenty people have died and over 700,000 left homeless following torrential rains and floods in southern China over the past one week, authorities said Monday.
Monday, July 06, 2009 10:51:06 AM
Urumqi (China), July 6 (Xinhua) At least four people, including a police official, were killed and dozens injured in clashes between Uyghurs and members of China's Han majority in northwestern Xinjiang province, authorities said Monday.
Monday, July 06, 2009 7:59:19 AM
Nairobi, July 6 (DPA) Kenya is eagerly awaiting the imminent switch-on of its first fibre-optic cable, which many hope will spark an explosion in high-tech business and boost the East African nation's struggling economy.
Monday, July 06, 2009 7:42:08 AM
Dhaka, July 5 (IANS) Bangladesh plans to have the portrait of its founding father, slain former president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on all currency notes, its finance minister said Sunday.
Sunday, July 05, 2009 6:36:53 PM
Jakarta, July 5 (Xinhua) Fourteen people were killed and dozens injured Sunday when a train rammed into a minibus at an unmanned railway crossing in Indonesia, a media report said.
Sunday, July 05, 2009 5:58:23 PM
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