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Hasina angry at being called an atheist
Dhaka, March 28 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has objected to being called an atheist, and wondered whether the Islamist leader who called her so is himself a Muslim.

Monday, March 28, 2011 1:29:24 PM

Gilani to brief cabinet on India visit
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will brief the cabinet on his visit to India where he will meet his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh, a media report said Monday.

Monday, March 28, 2011 1:21:55 PM

Fashion, frolic, business at Pakistan fashion week
Lahore, March 28 (IANS) It'll be an interesting mix of glitz, glamour and culture at the third edition of the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week (PFDC-SFW) opening here Tuesday. Other than ramp shows, there will be puppet shows, Sufi evenings and much more to ensure that the guests, many of them from abroad, get an insight into this cultural capital of Pakistan.

Monday, March 28, 2011 1:06:06 PM

Malaysian Indian journalist dead
Kuala Lumpur, March 28 (IANS) Ethnic Indian journalist and The Star newspaper's senior writer Dharmender Singh has died after a heart attack, a media report said.

Monday, March 28, 2011 12:46:40 PM

Manmohan invitation to Gilani beyond symbolism: Expert
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's invitation to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to watch the cricket World Cup India-Pakistan semi-final is a great moment in the history of the two countries, an expert said, adding: 'I see it beyond symbolism.'

Monday, March 28, 2011 11:42:16 AM

Partial meltdown causing radiation in water at Japan n-plant
Tokyo, March 28 (DPA) A partial meltdown has caused the high levels of radioactive materials detected in water at one of the six reactors at an earthquake- and tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant in north-eastern Japan, the government said Monday.

Monday, March 28, 2011 9:48:56 AM

P. Sara Oval oozes history and tradition
Colombo, March 28 (IANS) Stepping into the P. Saravanamuttu Oval is to immerse oneself into Sri Lanka's cricketing history. The quaint backdrop of the small ground only adds to its aura.

Monday, March 28, 2011 9:28:05 AM

Saleh sacks defected military commander in Yemen
Sanaa, March 28 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh Monday sacked Major General Mohamed Ali Mohsen as he declared to join protest movements.

Monday, March 28, 2011 7:19:43 AM

Strong quake jolts northeast Japan, tsunami warning lifted
Tokyo, March 28 (IANS) A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck Miyagi prefecture and its vicinity in northeastern Japan Monday morning, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

Monday, March 28, 2011 6:44:35 AM

Magnitude 6.5 quake hits off coast of Japan, tsunami warning issued
Tokyo, March 28 (IANS) A magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the east coast of Japan Monday morning, triggering a local tsunami warning.

Monday, March 28, 2011 5:43:20 AM

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