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Russian Navy develops mini submarines
Langkawai (Malaysia), March 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian shipbuilders are developing new "super mini" submarines, the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) state holding company said Friday.

Saturday, March 30, 2013 2:34:03 AM

83 workers buried in Tibet landslide
Lhasa, March 29 (IANS) As many as 83 workers were buried alive Friday when a major landslide hit a mining area in China's Tibet region, authorities said.

Friday, March 29, 2013 10:46:08 PM

Chinese amateur leads scoreboard at Shanghai Classic golf
Shanghai, March 29 (IANS) Chinese amateur Shi Yuting put herself in contention to capture her first China LPGA Tour title Friday when she fired her second consecutive round of 70 for a two-shot lead at the Shanghai Classic.

Friday, March 29, 2013 8:04:07 PM

Shoe hurled at Musharraf
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) A man hurled a shoe at former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf Friday in the Sindh High Court complex while he was leaving after his bail was extended by 15 days, a media report said.

Friday, March 29, 2013 2:34:13 PM

China to build two Antarctic research stations
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) China plans to build two new research stations in Antarctica by 2015 and site inspections are already being conducted by an expedition team, authorities said.

Friday, March 29, 2013 1:30:06 PM

Shireenjit Kaur is Miss India Indonesia
Jakarta, March 29 (IANS) Shireenjit Kaur is Miss India Indonesia. She will now represent Indonesia in the Miss India Worldwide contest to be held in Malaysia April 27.

Friday, March 29, 2013 1:28:06 PM

Six killed in Pakistan bombing
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Six people were killed and 14 injured in a massive explosion that targeted a convoy of security personnel a short distance away from the US Consulate in Peshawar, a media report said.

Friday, March 29, 2013 1:16:04 PM

Pakistani court extends Musharraf's bail
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf's bail was extended for 15 days Friday by a Pakistani court, a media report said.

Friday, March 29, 2013 1:06:03 PM

China Railway net profit goes up
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) China Railway Group Limited (China Railway), the listed subsidiary of the China Railway Engineering Corporation, has anounced that its net profits surged 9.94 percent year on year in 2012, thanks to increase in orders.

Friday, March 29, 2013 1:02:09 PM

US embassy in Chile apologizes for rude tweet
Santiago, March 29 (IANS) The US embassy in Chile has apologized for a tweet indicating it was bored or irritated by former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet's bid to run in the November presidential elections.

Friday, March 29, 2013 1:00:03 PM

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