Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's exporters have made common ca use with Indian importers to urge Dhaka to reduce taxes on the prized hilsa fish and place it on par with frozen shrimp and other marine products it exports to other countries.
Friday, July 03, 2009 11:10:05 AM
Yangon, July 3 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Yangon Friday for a two-day official visit during which he will press for the release of all political prisoners, including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Friday, July 03, 2009 9:56:57 AM
Astana, July 2 (IANS) The curtain came down Thursday evening on a two-day global faith meet, with its host Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev expressing confidence it would promote a dialogue between civilisations and religions.
Thursday, July 02, 2009 9:49:21 PM
Seoul, June 2 (DPA) North Korea Thursday fired four short-range missiles over the Sea of Japan, according to South Korean reports.
Thursday, July 02, 2009 8:20:24 PM
Seoul, July 2 (DPA) North Korea Thursday fired a third short-range missile from its east coast in the direction of the Sea of Japan, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported, citing the defence ministry in Seoul.
Thursday, July 02, 2009 7:06:28 PM
Kabul, July 2 (DPA) The US military Thursday began a large-scale offensive against the Taliban in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan as a local militant commander said the Taliban had captured a US soldier.
Thursday, July 02, 2009 5:21:59 PM
Seoul, July 2 (DPA) North Korea Thursday fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles off its east coast, a South Korean Defence Ministry spokesman said.
Thursday, July 02, 2009 3:40:38 PM
Astana, July 2 (IANS) Tensions exist between India's Muslims and Hindus because the two communities do not know enough about each other, an Indian delegate at the global faith conference here contended Thursday.
Thursday, July 02, 2009 2:01:42 PM
Astana, July 2 (IANS) Whatever the third Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions held in Kazakhstan might have achieved, it did prove that when it comes to religious leadership, women are yet to break through the glass ceiling.
Thursday, July 02, 2009 2:01:26 PM
Astana, July 2 (IANS) Simmering India-Pakistan tensions came to the fore on the concluding day of a global faith meet here Thursday but the blip was taken in its stride.
Thursday, July 02, 2009 11:40:45 AM
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