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Dhaka may clip anti-graft body's wings
Dhaka, Jan 25 (IANS) Bangladesh may clip the wings of its anti-graft body by amending the law.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:02:06 PM

Suspected toxic gas leak affects 9 detenus in China
Kunming (China), Jan 25 (IANS) A suspected toxic gas leak near a detention facility in southwest China caused the poisoning of nine inmates Monday night, local officials and witnesses said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 2:40:25 PM

Security beefed up at Beijing airport after Moscow blast
Beijing, Jan 25 (IANS) Chinese police have tightened security at Beijing International Airport following a bomb blast incident Monday which killed 35 people and injured at least 150 others at Moscow's Domodedovo airport.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 2:25:43 PM

Pakistan's apex court orders arrest of top cop
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Tuesday ordered the arrest of the director general of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) after he was alleged to have protected an accused in a high-profile financial scam.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 1:59:32 PM

Thai airline recruits transsexuals as flight attendants
Bangkok, Jan 25 (DPA) A newly launched Thai airline has adopted a policy of recruiting transsexuals as flight attendants in an effort to offer equal opportunities to the 'third sex,' company sources said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 1:56:17 PM

Suspended Aamer features in practice match
Karachi, Jan 25 (IANS) Suspended fast bowler Mohammed Aamer created another stir by featuring in a practice match at Rawalpindi's international cricket stadium Monday and that too under a coach employed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 1:50:16 PM

Vigilante justice haunts Pakistani women, says daily
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Vigilante justice is haunting women in Pakistan, a leading daily said Tuesday adding: 'Aside from violating human rights, these are blatantly extrajudicial actions that cannot go unpunished in any society that claims to value law and order.'

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 1:41:40 PM

PTC India's mega deal to buy Nepal power grounded
Kathmandu, Jan 25 (IANS) An initial power purchase agreement signed almost seven years ago between PTC India Ltd, a leading provider of power trading solutions in India, and Nepal's biggest hydropower project in the private sector has been grounded, due to the protracted turmoil in the country.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 1:32:34 PM

Ethnic Indians among candidates for Malaysian poll
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 25 (IANS) Several ethnic Indians figure among the candidates nominated by the Malaysian Civil Liberties Movement (MCLM) for the 13th general election.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 12:52:47 PM

More Sikh trainers for Malaysia's National Service
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 25 (IANS) Malaysian authorities have said they would involve more Sikh trainers for the National Service (NS) programme after a Sikh youth complained that his hair had been cut while he was asleep.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 12:52:10 PM

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