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India''s Look East policy central for Asia-Pacific growth: Clinton
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) India''s Look East policy was "central" to the growth of the entire Asia-Pacific region, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here Monday.

Monday, May 07, 2012 10:22:36 AM

Netanyahu calls for early polls in Israel
Jerusalem, May 7 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for an early general election in four months'' time, BBC reported.

Monday, May 07, 2012 7:55:30 AM

Over 50 fall ill at China wedding
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) At least 56 people have been hospitalised for food poisoning after eating at a wedding banquet in China, officials said.

Monday, May 07, 2012 7:07:40 AM

Seven dead in Indonesia bus crash
Jakarta, May 6 (IANS) Seven people died in Indonesia Sunday when their bus crashed after its brakes failed, police said.

Sunday, May 06, 2012 10:04:01 PM

Buy parking space before car in Shanghai
Beijing, May 6 (IANS) To tackle the rising menace of parking, the authorities in China''s Shanghai city are going to ban residents from buying cars in future if they failed to secure a parking space in advance.

Sunday, May 06, 2012 8:09:52 PM

EU wants fair trail for Sri Lanka detainees
Colombo, May 6 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Sunday called for a fair trial for suspected Tamil Tiger rebels held in Sri Lankan prisons.

Sunday, May 06, 2012 7:04:21 PM

Junior Asia Cup: India play 2-2 draw with Pakistan
Malacca (Malaysia), May 6 (IANS) India played a 2-2 draw with Pakistan in their second match of the Junior Men''s Asia Cup hockey tournament played at the MBM Hockey Stadium here Sunday.

Sunday, May 06, 2012 6:47:42 PM

China to boost energy-efficient buildings
Beijing, May 6 (IANS) China has decided to promote construction of energy-efficient buildings in the country and will ensure that such buildings account for 30 percent of the new construction projects by 2020.

Sunday, May 06, 2012 6:15:41 PM

China railways carry 600 mn passengers
Beijing, May 6 (IANS) China''s railways have carried over 600 million passengers in the first four months of 2012, a year-on-year rise of 2.8 percent, the authorities said Sunday.

Sunday, May 06, 2012 5:50:42 PM

12 dead in Thailand factory blast
Bangkok, May 6 (IANS) Twelve people died in a blast at a petrochemical factory in southern Thailand, the authorities said Sunday.

Sunday, May 06, 2012 5:48:22 PM

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