Dhaka, Jan 26 (IANS) Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed is under attack from opposition parliamentarians for 'violating the constitution' of the country. Ironically, these MPs are from the party that had elected him in the first place.
Monday, January 26, 2009 1:24:15 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 26 (IANS) Indian nationals working in Malaysia under a newly-signed bilateral labour accord will not be entitled to a minimum wage but their interests will not be overlooked, the Indian envoy has said.
Monday, January 26, 2009 12:21:07 PM
Singapore, Jan 26 (IANS) Researchers have identified a gene variant that helps protect against psoriasis, a chronic skin disease characterised by red scaly patches.
Monday, January 26, 2009 11:21:26 AM
Dhaka, Jan 26 (IANS) The oldest surviving Mughal-era Eidgah here faces a threat from unplanned construction of a six-storeyed mosque on its premises, a media report said.
Monday, January 26, 2009 10:32:02 AM
Taipei, Jan 26 (DPA) Some 100,000 people flocked to the Taipei Zoo Monday to see the two giant pandas that China gave to Taiwan as a symbol of friendship.
Monday, January 26, 2009 10:29:53 AM
Tokyo, Jan 26 (DPA) Tokyo stocks opened with little action Monday as cautious investors retreated to the sidelines ahead of upcoming corporate earnings reports by major Japanese companies.
Monday, January 26, 2009 9:52:21 AM
Jakarta, Jan 26 (DPA) Indonesia's top Islamic body has issued a ruling banning Muslims from practising yoga if they engage in Hindu religious rituals during the exercise, the chairman of the group said.
Monday, January 26, 2009 9:48:15 AM
Xi'an, Jan 26 (Xinhua) Archaeologists have unearthed the earliest man-made cave houses and privately-owned pottery workshops in China which date back 5,500 years.
Monday, January 26, 2009 9:42:42 AM
Hong Kong, Jan 26 (DPA) Hong Kong film makers are preparing to leave filmgoers goggle-eyed by releasing the world's first pornographic movie in 3D, a news report has said.
Monday, January 26, 2009 8:37:59 AM
Beijing, Jan 25 (DPA) China ushered in the traditional lunar Year of the Ox with a massive fireworks display Sunday night in its capital Beijing.
Sunday, January 25, 2009 9:59:04 PM
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