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Pakistan asks India, Afghanistan to clear positions
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik Wednesday demanded that India and Afghanistan clear their positions on the statement of Chuck Hagel, who took charge of the US Defense Department, that India finances troubles in Pakistan.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 10:36:01 PM

Acclimatising fast is very important: Koevermans
Yangon, Feb 27 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevarmans Wednesday said acclimatisation will be the key as his boys gear up for the AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers starting here March 2.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 8:04:04 PM

Gunmen kill Pakistani journalist
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen shot dead a journalist in Pakistan's restive tribal region Wednesday, local media reported.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 7:46:04 PM

Legendary table tennis duo return to form China's coaching staff
Beijing, Feb 27 (IANS) Almost a decade after they quit competitive play, the table tennis Grand Slam-winning "Twin Stars" of China, Liu Guoliang and Kong Linghui, have come together to coach the national team.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 7:18:01 PM

Ankle injury keeps Li Na away from Hong Kong meet
Hong Kong, Feb 27 (IANS) Chinese tennis icon Li Na will miss next month's exhibition match in Hong Kong after her ankle injury failed to respond well enough to treatment, organisers announced here Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 7:14:04 PM

Jeje geared up for AFC Challenge qualifiers
Yangon, Feb 27 (IANS) Having been out of the team for nearly a year due to an ankle injury, India striker Jeje Lalpekhlua is now geared up for the AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers starting here March 2.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 5:54:01 PM

China wants austerity in schools
Beijing, Feb 27 (IANS) China has told schools to shun extravagance and waste, a move in line with a call by the country's leaders for thrifty lifestyles and a rejection of pomp.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 4:24:02 PM

China shuts 225 websites for spreading porn
Beijing, Feb 27 (IANS) A crackdown on online pornography has seen 225 websites being shut down for disseminating obscene and vulgar information, said authorities.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 4:00:02 PM

China's aircraft carrier anchors at military port
Beijing, Feb 27 (IANS) China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, Wednesday anchored for the first time in a military port in Qingdao, eastern Shandong province.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 3:06:08 PM

Bank lending rates in South Korea rebound
Seoul, Feb 27 (IANS) Bank lending rates in South Korea rebounded in January from a record low level as demand for mortgage loans reduced amid the end of temporary tax benefits for housing transactions, central bank data showed Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 1:52:03 PM

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