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Pakistan PM reshuffles top officials
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) In a major reshuffle in Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's secretariat, Khushnood Ali Lashari has been appointed the new principal secretary to the prime minister.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 2:34:35 PM

16 missing, 51 dead in Philippine bad weather
Manila, Jan 16 (DPA) Sixteen fishermen were missing Sunday in choppy seas in the Philippines as the death toll from accidents caused by bad weather rose to 51, the Office of Civil Defence said.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 2:16:36 PM

Indonesian maid survives nine-storey fall in Singapore
Singapore, Jan 16 (DPA) An Indonesian maid survived a fall from her employer's ninth-storey flat in Singapore, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 2:09:12 PM

Pakistan can't afford more military offensives: finance ministry
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan's troubled economy cannot afford any more military offensives against terrorists if the government continues to compromise on economic reforms for political concessions, the finance ministry has said.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 1:22:12 PM

Aishwarya wins special jury award at Zee event
Singapore, Jan 16 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai walked away with the special jury award for her performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Guzaarish' at the Ponds Gold Radiance Zee Cine Awards 2011 held in Singapore.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 1:09:00 PM

India pays tribute to Nepali stars in Mumbai
Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) India will celebrate its Republic Day here in a unique way this year, toasting maestros with Nepali roots who became legends in India such as artist Laxman Shrestha, Bollywood diva Manisha Koirala and singer Udit Narayan.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 12:44:33 PM

Kashmir freezes over, Pahalgam minus 16.1
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) The bitter chill returned to Kashmir Valley Sunday with Pahalgam hill station being the coldest at minus 16.1 degrees Celsius and water in the taps freezing in Srinagar that shivered at minus 3.7 degrees.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 12:04:22 PM

Nepal president asks warring parties to form government by Friday
Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) With Nepal entering a new stage in its critical peace process Sunday after the exit of the UN, President Ram Baran Yadav has asked the warring political parties to form a new government by Friday.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 8:44:16 AM

Iran first team to enter Asian Cup quarter-finals
Doha, Jan 15 (DPA) Karim Ansari Fard's second-half goal was enough to see Iran on Saturday become the first country to advance to the quarter-finals of the Asian Cup football with a 1-0 victory against North Korea.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 9:21:24 PM

South Korean cargo ship hijacked in Indian Ocean
Seoul, Jan 15 (DPA) A South Korean cargo ship with 21 crew was hijacked in the Indian Ocean, the Yonhap news agency reported Saturday citing a foreign ministry official in Seoul.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 9:04:23 PM

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