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Myanmar military supremo plans goodwill visit to India
Yangon, July 22 (DPA) Myanmar's junta chief Senior General Than Shwe is scheduled to pay a 'goodwill' visit to India next week, state media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 12:04:09 PM

Statute changes needed to stop military takeover: Hasina
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called the move to amend the country's constitution 'a historic responsibility' meant to prevent future seizure of power by the military.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 12:03:49 PM

China to begin domestic carbon trading
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) China will start carbon trading in domestic businesses during the next five-year plan beginning in 2011 with an aim to reduce carbon emission.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 11:48:27 AM

6.3-magnitude quake rocks Indonesia
Jakarta, July 21 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck off North Maluku islands in Indonesia Wednesday, but there is no potential for tsunami, officials said.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 7:53:13 PM

700 die as China reels under worst floods in decade
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Floods triggered by torrential rains have claimed the lives of 701 people and left 347 missing in China, the government said Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 5:56:44 PM

Ruia Group to bid for SsangYong Motor by Aug 10
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) City-based Ruia Group will make a bid to acquire the South Korean SsangYong Motor by Aug 10, a spokesperson for the Group told IANS Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 4:21:27 PM

Indian Film Festival kicks off in Kazakhstan with fanfare
Astana, July 21 (IANS) 'Taare Zameen Par', 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' and 'Baghban' are among the Bollywood movies that will be screened during a week-long Indian Film Festival that is underway in this Kazakhstan capital.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 4:05:01 PM

Clinton announces new sanctions against Pyongyang
Seoul, July 21 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday announced new sanctions against North Korea.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 2:44:28 PM

Taliban behead six Afghan policemen
Kabul, July 21 (DPA) Taliban fighters overran a police checkpoint in northern Afghanistan and beheaded six police officers, NATO said Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 1:58:01 PM

Google shuts two online services in China
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Internet search engine giant Google will shut down its two China-based online services and stop providing technical support to a Chinese-language website.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 10:49:12 AM

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