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When keeping a room warm left four Pakistanis dead
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) A woman kept a coal stove burning in her room in this Pakistani capital, causing noxious fumes to claim her as well as her three children''s lives.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 12:57:24 PM

China punishes six media groups for professional violations
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) Government regulators punished six newspapers and magazines for illegally leasing local branches to advertising agencies that allegedly indulged in extortion and for employing non-journalists for reporting and publishing work.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 12:35:05 PM

Japan''s industrial production falls in November
Tokyo, Dec 28 (IANS) Japan''s industrial production declined a seasonally adjusted 2.6 percent in November from a month earlier, marking the first drop in two months, authorities said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 12:30:05 PM

Thailand flood: Honda to scrap over 1,000 cars
Bangkok, Dec 28 (IANS) Honda Automobile (Thailand) has kicked off a programme to scrap a total of 1055 cars that were affected by the flood in its plant in central Thailand, the company has announced.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 12:28:55 PM

South Korea''s business sentiment remains weak in December
Seoul, Dec 28 (IANS) South Korea''s business sentiment remained weak this month as local firms were still worried about economic uncertainties amid fragile domestic demand, the central bank said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 12:19:09 PM

Pakistan military caused disaster called Kargil: Daily
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) The last thing that Pakistan needs at this critical juncture is institutional infighting, said a Pakistani daily as it reminded the military that ''its definition of national security led to the loss of half the country in 1971 (and) led to a disaster called Kargil''.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 12:17:20 PM

China to have ''faster, cheaper'' internet by 2015
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) China hopes to increase internet speed by five times and cut broadband costs by 2015, the ministry of information technology has said.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 11:57:30 AM

Iranian makes world''s tiniest microphone
Tehran, Dec 28 (IANS) An Iranian scientist has claimed to have built the world''s tiniest microphone that could be used to build ''invisible'' hearing aids, the ISNA news agency reported.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 11:49:00 AM

Aseefa to pick up slain mother''s flag: Zardari
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has said that his younger daughter Aseefa Bhutto will pick up the flag of her slain mother and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 11:45:50 AM

Benazir killing probe almost complete: Gilani
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) The investigation into the December 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was almost complete, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 11:03:08 AM

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