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21 jailed in China for telecom fraud
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Twenty-one people were jailed Friday in southeast China for telecom fraud, Xinhua reported.

Friday, July 22, 2011 7:07:52 PM

10 killed in fresh Karachi violence
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Ten people were killed and 16 others were injured Friday in fresh violence in Karachi following a brief calm in the city, a media report said.

Friday, July 22, 2011 6:33:04 PM

Rashid Khan tied 10th at Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters
Shah Alam (Malaysia), July 22 (IANS) Indian golfer Rashid Khan, who turned a professional after the Asian Games last year, scored three-under 69 and rose to tied 10th place in the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters golf here Friday.

Friday, July 22, 2011 6:05:32 PM

Woman survives 5th floor fall
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) A mentally ill woman had a miraculous escape in China's Shanghai city after falling off a window from the fifth floor of a residential building.

Friday, July 22, 2011 5:44:56 PM

41 die in China bus fire
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Forty-one people died and six were injured after an overcrowded bus caught fire early Friday in central China, a media report said.

Friday, July 22, 2011 5:03:21 PM

Four die in Dhaka lift collapse
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Four workers died at an under-construction building in Dhaka, when a makeshift lift carrying them to the 13th floor plunged to the ground, reports said.

Friday, July 22, 2011 3:52:14 PM

World squash body probing Pakistan's visa fiasco
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) The World Squash Federation (WSF) has launched a probe into allegations that it was responsible for a visa fiasco that saw Pakistan missing the World Junior Championship that took place in Belgium earlier this month.

Friday, July 22, 2011 3:24:28 PM

Three held in Bangladesh passports racket
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Three Bangladesh passport office staff have been arrested after 700 fake passports and passport forms were seized from their possession, the Daily Star reported Friday.

Friday, July 22, 2011 3:14:18 PM

Nepal Maoists 'sacrifice' own children for self interest
Kathmandu, July 22 (IANS) Ninth-grader Sadhana Limbu was expecting to return to her school in Nepal's tea garden district of Jhapa next week after spending a brief vacation with her family in Kathmandu.

Friday, July 22, 2011 2:08:45 PM

Pakistan embassy in US is biggest spender
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) The Pakistan embassy in Washington is the biggest spender among 121 Pakistani missions in the world, a media report said Friday.

Friday, July 22, 2011 2:08:22 PM

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