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Chandhok to be reserve driver for Team Lotus
Kuala Lumpur, March 22 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok has been confirmed as a reserve driver for Team Lotus for the ensuing 2011 Formula One series, which begins March 27 in Melbourne, Australia.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 12:40:28 PM

Nawaz Sharif advised two-week rest in London
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, who underwent heart surgery in a private London hospital, has been advised rest for at least two weeks.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 12:32:17 PM

Bhutan modernises...with soul intact (IANS Travel)
Paro (Bhutan), March 22 (IANS) Colourful wooden windows, intricate work on roof railings and paintings of tigers, snakes and dragons adorn the walls of most homes. Pointing to a new concrete house architecturally similar to the old ones made of mud, Bhutanese tourism official Namgay Tenzin says, 'We are modernising, not Westernising.'

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 12:02:03 PM

Pakistan does not want n-arms race, says air force chief
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) Pakistan wants to follow a policy of peaceful co-existence in the Asian region and does not wish to enter into a nuclear arms race, the country's air force chief has said.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 11:57:02 AM

Power cuts return as Japan starts to bury its dead
Tokyo, March 22 (DPA) Rolling blackouts affecting 10 million homes restarted Tuesday in Japan following a three-day break as the toll rose and some cities chose to bury their dead after crematoria ran out of fuel, media reports said.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 11:35:50 AM

'Davis's release put Pakistan's head down with shame'
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) The release of CIA security contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore and later paid 'blood money' to their kin to avoid trial, has put the country's head down in shame, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has said.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 11:28:22 AM

Magnitude-5.9 quake hits Japan
Tokyo, March 22 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale Tuesday hit Japan off the east coast of Honshu, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 11:00:54 AM

Bangladesh opposes military action in Libya
Dhaka, March 22 (IANS) With thousands of Bangladeshi workers still inside Libya, Dhaka has urged international troops to show restraint and resort to force 'only when absolutely essential and solely for neutralising military targets'.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 10:33:21 AM

China releases manual on Tibet
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) A manual providing basic information about Tibet was released in the Chinese capital Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 10:23:55 AM

Japan quake toll rises to over 8,900
Tokyo, March 22 (IANS) The catastrophic earthquake and ensuing tsunami that hit Japan March 11 have left 8,928 people dead, while at least 12,664 are still unaccounted for, Xinhua reported citing the National Police Agency.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 10:14:22 AM

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