Kathmandu, Oct 25 (IANS) Caught between an irked creditor demanding payment and the fear of mob fury, Nepal's government finally decided to take the plunge, announcing a much-needed hike in fuel prices from midnight Wednesday.
Thursday, October 25, 2007 10:34:05 AM
Beijing, Oct 25 (DPA) It may be decades into the future but lunar scientists from China and other nations are already eyeing the immense potential of nuclear fusion from a precious mineral found on the moon's surface, a top scientist said Wednesday.
Thursday, October 25, 2007 10:17:30 AM
Singapore, Oct 25 (DPA) The world's biggest commercial jetliner, the Airbus A380, embarked Thursday on a history-making flight to Sydney after production setbacks caused an 18-month delay.
Thursday, October 25, 2007 9:57:43 AM
Tokyo, Oct 25 (DPA) The 40th Tokyo Motor Show is set to open in the Japanese capital this Friday with the slogan 'Catch the News, Touch the Future' and a programme weighted towards young, experimental and environmentally conscious drivers on the domestic market.
Thursday, October 25, 2007 9:16:05 AM
Beijing, Oct 25 (DPA) If China succeeds in its ambition to assemble a permanent space station by 2020, the orbital workplace would have its own tiny branch of the ruling Communist Party, the country's top astronaut has said.
Thursday, October 25, 2007 8:54:22 AM
Jakarta, Oct 24 (IANS) It will be one of India's biggest golf contingents in a professional event outside of the Indian subcontinent, as 13 Indians tee off at the inaugural Pertamina Indonesia President Invitational on Thursday, despite the top Indians taking the week off or playing in Europe and the US.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 6:51:47 PM
Beijing, Oct 24 (DPA) China Wednesday praised the 'remarkable' work by UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari to improve the situation in Myanmar and promised continued support for his mediation efforts.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 6:51:18 PM
Bangkok, Oct 24 (DPA) The official decree setting Thailand's general election for Dec 23 was published in the Royal Gazette Wednesday, fulfilling the legal requirement for a return to civilian government.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 5:44:19 PM
Xichang (China) Oct 24 (Xinhua) China Wednesday launched a lunar probe, the first of its three-stage moon mission, from a launch centre in southwestern Sichuan province.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 5:19:08 PM
Hong Kong, Oct 24 (IANS) Six-time Major winner Nick Faldo will be a star attraction both on and off the course at next month's UBS Hong Kong Open golf.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 3:56:22 PM
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