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For political gain, government needs to act firm (Comment)
Whether because of political ineptitude, administrative lapses or sheer bad luck, the government's woes do not seem to end. As a result, it always appears to be on the back foot.

Saturday, January 12, 2013 10:58:07 AM

Sri Lankan parliament impeaches chief justice
Colombo, Jan 11 (IANS) The Sri Lankan parliament Friday voted by a majority to impeach the country's Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake, beginning the process to remove her from office.

Friday, January 11, 2013 11:32:03 PM

Pakistan wants West to play role in defusing tension with India
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan has urged European diplomats to play a role in defusing the prevailing tension with India and conveyed to them Islamabad's concern over "repeated violation of the Line of Control (LOC)" in Kashmir by the Indian Army, Radio Pakistan reported Friday.

Friday, January 11, 2013 8:32:02 PM

India-Pakistan new visa regime from Jan 15
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Senior citizens from India and Pakistan will be able to obtain visa on arrival at the Atari-Wagah joint checkpost effective coming Tuesday (Jan 15), Daily Times reported Friday.

Friday, January 11, 2013 7:42:02 PM

China landslide claims 42 lives (Third Lead)
Beijing, Jan 11 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed when a landslide buried a small village in China's Yunnan province Friday, the government said.

Friday, January 11, 2013 6:52:13 PM

China sends fighters to counter Japanese aircraft
Beijing, Jan 11 (IANS) China sent two J-10 fighters to the East China Sea after the country's Y-8 aircraft was closely followed by two Japanese F-15 fighters, a defence ministry official said Friday.

Friday, January 11, 2013 5:14:04 PM

US asks citizens to avoid Pakistan rallies
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) The US embassy Friday issued a security alert to its citizens in Pakistan in view of a march in the capital city by a religious leader.

Friday, January 11, 2013 4:58:02 PM

China to educate 22 mn kids left behind at home
Beijing, Jan 11 (IANS) China will make sure that around 22 million rural children, left behind by their worker parents after moving to big cities, receive compulsory education.

Friday, January 11, 2013 4:58:02 PM

Wives of gay Chinese men want annulment, not divorce
Beijing, Jan 11 (IANS) China has seen a rise in the number of women married to gay men asking for an annulment rather than a divorce in a bid to avoid social stigma.

Friday, January 11, 2013 4:20:02 PM

Touching upon the source of black money (Book Review)
Book: "Black Money", Author Brij Bhardwaj; Publisher: Har-Anand; Pages: 176; Price: Rs.495

Friday, January 11, 2013 3:54:04 PM

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