Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) China's retail sales jumped 17.2 percent year-on-year to reach 1.65 trillion yuan (about $260 billion) in October, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 12:26:57 PM
Seoul, Nov 9 (IANS) South Korea's jobless rate dropped to 2.9 percent in October as the number of people employed grew at the fastest pace in 17 months, a government report showed Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 12:23:46 PM
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) About 8,000 Sikh pilgrims from all over the world have congregated in Pakistan's Punjab province to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 11:28:11 AM
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Pakistan and Russia are keen to speed up work on the proposed Free Trade Agreement and currency swap arrangement to boost bilateral trade and further strengthen their economic ties.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 11:22:08 AM
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has strongly condemned the killing of three doctor brothers belonging to the Hindu community and directed that the culprits be brought to book.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 11:17:21 AM
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Pakistan has reiterated its commitment to regional cooperation under SAARC during a meeting held in Maldives.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 11:04:05 AM
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) Eight members of a counterfeit ring in China have been jailed for producing and selling fake Viagra and other sex pills across the country, officials said.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 9:28:07 AM
Tehran, Nov 9 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to issue a report on the atomic arsenal of the US, the Fars news agency reported.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 7:34:40 AM
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS/AKI) More than 100 hitmen have been arrested in the Pakistani port city of Karachi and all of them admitted to their crimes. This has led to the restoration of peace in the city, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 2:01:14 AM
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari said Tuesday that Pakistan and the US must restrain from uncalled-for public criticism as this undermines efforts to work closely for shared goals.
Tuesday, November 08, 2011 10:23:09 PM
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