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Xi favours targetting 'flies', 'tigers' of corruption
Shanghai, Jan 23 (IANS) China's new leader Xi Jinping has taken the anti-corruption campaign to the petty bureaucracy and minor infractions of lowly officials who are the bane of everyday lives of many Chinese.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 6:28:02 PM

Five killed in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) At least five people were killed and three injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwest tribal region of Orakzai Agency, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 5:42:05 PM

China holds edge as top manufacturer: Survey
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China, regarded as the top manufacturing destination glabally, will retain this spot over the next five years, says an international study which found Germany and the US following it but set to be replaced by India and Brazil.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 5:18:05 PM

New Sri Lankan chief justice joins office amid protests
Colombo, Jan 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka's new chief justice Mohan Peiris joined his office Wednesday amidst continued disapproval by the international community and the island's lawyers.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 5:10:20 PM

New evidence of indentured Indians' mass graves in Suriname
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) As the Suriname government granted permission in early January to researchers to begin operations to discover the forgotten mass graves of Indian indentured workers killed in police firing in 1902 in the tiny South American nation, where nearly 40 percent of its people are of Indian extraction, new evidence has emerged that could give significant pointers to the location of the graves.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 3:42:03 PM

Beijing chokes on lingering smog
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) The air quality in Beijing Wednesday took a turn for the worse again, as smog blanketed the city.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 1:22:12 PM

North Korea vows to end denuclearization talks
Pyongyang, Jan 23 (IANS) North Korea pledged Wednesday to end any efforts on denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula, the official news agency KCNA reported.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:56:03 PM

Pakistan's political culture monstrously corrupt: Paper
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan is facing "a danger that in some parts of the country the election is going to be tainted to the point at which it is constitutionally invalid", warned a daily that called the country's political culture "monstrously corrupt".

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:16:08 PM

Change is an idea in Chanakya's new manifesto (IANS Book Review)
Book: "Chanakya's New Manifesto: To Resolve Crisis Within India"

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:16:08 PM

<font color='red'>BREAKING NEWS: Rajnath Singh elected BJP president</font>

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:04:03 PM

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