Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Rescuers have pulled out a 74-year-old woman from her fourth-floor apartment Monday, as search for survivors continued in northwest China, hit by mudslides and floods triggered by torrential rains that left at least 127 people dead and over 1,200 missing.
Monday, August 09, 2010 7:37:18 PM
Karachi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is unlikely to offer a central contract to all-rounder Shoaib Malik after his poor showing in the ongoing Test series against England.
Monday, August 09, 2010 7:01:50 PM
Kathmandu, Aug 9 (IANS) A Nepali lawmaker's charge that he was threatened by two senior officials of the Indian embassy in Kathmandu has prompted a parliamentary committee to summon caretaker Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal and Foreign Minister Sujata Koirala. The Indian embassy has rubbished the allegation as 'baseless'.
Monday, August 09, 2010 5:26:48 PM
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) A French citizen and one of his accomplices were sentenced to death for manufacturing large quantities of crystal methamphetamine also known as 'ice' in southern China, a media report said Monday.
Monday, August 09, 2010 5:21:31 PM
Seoul, Aug 9 (DPA) North Korean forces fired over 100 artillery rounds into the Yellow Sea near the disputed border with the South Monday, a media report said.
Monday, August 09, 2010 5:05:03 PM
Jakarta, Aug 9 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed and 32 others were missing and feared drowned after a boat sank Monday off a remote eastern Indonesian province, a rescue official and media reports said.
Monday, August 09, 2010 4:57:31 PM
Dhaka, Aug 9 (IANS) An exchange of letters among four South Asian nations - India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan - will formalise arrangements that will allow transit through each others' territories.
Monday, August 09, 2010 3:31:30 PM
Islamabad, Aug 9 (DPA) Efforts to airlift aid to flood victims in northwestern Pakistan had to be halted due to bad weather Monday as tens of thousands of refugees faced food shortages.
Monday, August 09, 2010 3:29:28 PM
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Three baby girls fed on the same batch of infant formula have begun to develop breasts in China's Hubei province, reports said.
Monday, August 09, 2010 2:07:47 PM
Karachi, Aug 9 (IANS) Leaders of the Pakistani community in Britain have requested President Asif Ali Zardari to make sweeping changes in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
Monday, August 09, 2010 1:30:07 PM
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