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24 injured in China quake
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least 24 people were injured and hundreds of cattle died in collapsed sheds as a 6.6-magnitude quake jolted China's Xinjiang Uygur region Saturday and toppled several houses, authorities said.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 5:36:01 PM

UP ups taxes on tobacco products
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) The Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh has increased taxes on all types of tobacco products in the state in a bid to deter their use, and official said Saturday.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 4:07:32 PM

Seven killed in China landslide
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in a landslide that hit a highway in China's Sichuan province earlier this week, the authorities said Saturday.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 3:59:11 PM

World Bank allocates $52.6 bn of assistance in 2012
Jakarta, June 30 (IANS) The World bank (WB) has allocated $52.6 billion of assistance fund for developing countries in the fiscal year of 2012, a statement released by it said Saturday.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 2:33:50 PM

World Bank cancels credit for Bangladesh bridge project
Dhaka, June 30 (IANS) World Bank has decided to cancel its $1.2 billion credit for Bangladesh's Padma Multipurpose Bridge project, said WB statement received here Saturday.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 1:43:30 PM

Pakistani kills wife, four kids
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) An unemployed man strangled his wife and four children in a village in Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 11:37:51 AM

Karachi cops hunt for bananas
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) This is one case that seems to have stumped the terror-toughened police personnel of Karachi, for it is not every day that 49 dozen bananas get stolen from a hotel in a heavily guarded zone.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 11:28:01 AM

Lock up spies but release fishermen, says Pakistani daily
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) Spies should be locked up but Pakistan and India must think about how "we treat those fishermen unwary or unlucky enough to cross the invisible line", said a Pakistani daily.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 11:23:41 AM

Quake rocks China
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale shook northwest China Saturday.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 10:57:21 AM

Two Britons arrested for Hollywood-style heists
Bangkok, June 30 (IANS) Two Britons, arrested for trying to steal ATMs from three banks in Thailand, said they were inspired by the robbery shown in the Hollywood action movie "Fast Five", Xinhua reported quoting Bangkok Post.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 9:11:08 AM

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