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Tagore song heralds new year in Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Bangladeshis gathered in the capital Saturday to sing "Esho hey Baishakh esho esho", a traditional song written by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, to welcome the Bangla new year.

Saturday, April 14, 2012 5:46:39 PM

Salman Bashir is new Pakistani envoy to India
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday formally announced the appointment of Salman Bashir as its new high commissioner to India.

Saturday, April 14, 2012 5:33:39 PM

Family of five slaughtered in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Five members of a family, including three children, have been slaughtered in Pakistan''s Punjab province, police said Saturday.

Saturday, April 14, 2012 4:57:39 PM

14 Taliban killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 14 (IANS) At least 14 Taliban militants were killed and more than 30 injured in a "clean-up" operation in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Saturday.

Saturday, April 14, 2012 4:20:39 PM

Six dead in China landslide
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) At least six construction workers were killed Saturday when a part of a mountain came apart, causing a landslide and crushing a few work sheds where the people were working.

Saturday, April 14, 2012 3:59:18 PM

Chinese cemetery fined for selling oversized graves
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) A cemetery in China will be fined for illegally building and selling "oversized, luxurious and spacious" graves, with some priced as high as three million yuan ($476 million).

Saturday, April 14, 2012 3:38:28 PM

20 Chinese held for protesting at airport
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) A total of 20 angry passengers have been "punished" in Chinese metropolis Shanghai for protesting on an airport taxiway and demanding compensation for a delayed flight.

Saturday, April 14, 2012 3:35:48 PM

Chinese held for mailing bomb to girlfriend
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) A man from Chinese metropolis Shanghai has been arrested for mailing a home-made bomb to his girlfriend after the couple broke up.

Saturday, April 14, 2012 3:28:48 PM

China assists Pakistan avalanche victim search
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) China is assisting in the search for 139 Pakistani soldiers and civilians who are entombed in thick ice following an avalanche that swept through their camp in Siachen glacier.

Saturday, April 14, 2012 3:00:46 PM

Chinese GP: Rosberg takes maiden F1 pole, Force India out of top-10
Shanghai, April 14 (IANS) Mercedes'' Nico Rosberg took his maiden pole position in Formula One racing by topping the times sheets in the Chinese Grand Prix qualifying here Saturday. Force India failed to make the top-10.

Saturday, April 14, 2012 3:00:36 PM

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