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New Sri Lankan cabinet sworn in
Colombo, Nov 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka's new cabinet of ministers was sworn in before President Mahinda Rajapaksa Monday in Colombo.

Monday, November 22, 2010 11:19:05 AM

India's UNSC entry is not `if' but `when': Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) India's entry into the elite UN Security Council as a permanent member is 'is not a matter of `if' but of `when',' said an article in a leading Pakistani daily.

Monday, November 22, 2010 11:18:33 AM

Ten held after fatal coalmine dispute in China
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) Ten people have been detained in China after a dispute between coalmine contractors left nine people dead and 48 injured, Xinhua reported Monday.

Monday, November 22, 2010 11:18:32 AM

I just want my mom, pleads daughter of woman sentenced to death
Lahore, Nov 22 (IANS) The 10-year-old disabled daughter of Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman who has been awarded death sentence in a blasphemy case in Pakistan, breaks into tears and says she just wants to see her mother.

Monday, November 22, 2010 11:06:40 AM

Man guns down sister for honour in Lahore
Lahore, Nov 22 (IANS) A man confessed to killing his sister here after discovering her relationship with a local youth, police said.

Monday, November 22, 2010 10:54:15 AM

Asian Games tennis: Somdev in men's singles finals
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman entered the men's singles final defeating fourth-seeded Japanese Tatsuma Ito 6-2, 0-6, 6-3 in the Asian Games tennis here Monday.

Monday, November 22, 2010 10:54:14 AM

29 miners remain trapped in China
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) Twenty-nine miners remained trapped in a coalmine in southweat China Monday, a day after work began to rescue them from a flooded pit, reports Xinhua.

Monday, November 22, 2010 10:22:28 AM

Myanmar junta's proxy wins 77 percent of contested seats
Yangon, Nov 22 (DPA) The proxy party of Myanmar's ruling junta won 76.8 percent of the 1,096 contested seats in the general election held earlier this month, compiled media reports said Monday.

Monday, November 22, 2010 10:11:08 AM

Quake hits Taiwan
Beijing/Taipei, Nov 22 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale struck off the eastern coast of Taiwan Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties, Xinhua reported.

Monday, November 22, 2010 12:56:38 AM

Rudisha, Vlasic scoop athlete of year awards
Monte Carlo, Nov 21 (DPA) Kenyan 800 metres world record holder David Rudisha was named the youngest World Athlete of the Year Sunday by the IAAF ruling body while Croatian high jumper Blanka Vlasic picked up the 2010 women's award.

Sunday, November 21, 2010 11:39:42 PM

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