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Myanmar foreign trade to grow by 30 percent
Yangon, Feb 13 (IANS) Myanmar''s foreign trade will grow by more than 30 percent to $16.1 billion in the 2011-12 fiscal year, the commerce ministry said. It was $12 billion in the previous fiscal.

Monday, February 13, 2012 5:33:18 AM

Malaria-fighting tobacco!
Jerusalem, Feb 13 (IANS) A genetically modified tobacco plant that can fight drug-resistant malaria has been developed by Israeli scientists.

Monday, February 13, 2012 4:06:18 AM

China to promote shale gas
Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) China plans to increase efforts to explore shale gas in 2012.

Monday, February 13, 2012 3:43:57 AM

Chinese fans grieve loss of Whitney Houston
Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) Chinese fans were shocked and saddened by the sudden death of pop queen Whitney Houston as grieve pour over the internet.

Monday, February 13, 2012 2:36:07 AM

World Bank''s Bangladesh wildlife project
Dhaka, Feb 13 (IANS) The World Bank Sunday launched a wildlife conservation project here that will also cover three neighbouring countries, including India and Bhutan.

Monday, February 13, 2012 2:16:56 AM

Rajapaksa concludes Pakistan visit
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Sunday concluded his three-day official visit to Pakistan.

Monday, February 13, 2012 1:38:56 AM

Bangladesh journalists protest couple''s killing
Dhaka, Feb 12 (IANS) Bangladeshi journalists Sunday warned of waging a movement for the resignation of the home minister if the killers of journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi were not arrested.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 9:53:55 PM

Five Bangladeshi government websites hacked
Dhaka, Feb 12 (IANS) A group of hackers, claiming to be Indians, attacked the websites of five ministries in Bangladesh as well as that of a trade organisation, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 8:20:34 PM

Nasheed not to seek asylum in Sri Lanka: Daily
Colombo, Feb 12 (IANS) Former Maldives president Mohammed Nasheed has said he will not seek asylum in Sri Lanka despite his family being here but instead continue to fight for democracy in his country, a Sri Lankan daily reported.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 8:08:33 PM

Sania-Rodionova triumph in Pattaya Open
Pattaya, Feb 12 (IANS) India''s Sania Mirza and her Australian partner Anastasia Rodionova beat Hao-ching Chan and Yung-jan Chan of Chinese Taipei to win the women''s doubles event at the Pattaya Open here Sunday.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 8:05:24 PM

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