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Convicted thief's hand cut off in Iran
Tehran, Oct 12 (DPA) An Iranian court ordered the hand of a convicted thief cut off and officials said this kind of punishment would continue, ISNA news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 7:53:10 PM

China has 189 billionaires
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) China's billionaires rose by 69 to 189 this year, according to the Hurun Rich List 2010 Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 7:49:56 PM

China releases list of top 500 private companies
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) A list of China's top 500 private companies in 2010 was released Tuesday with Jiangsu Shagang Group topping the list, a media report said.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 7:18:59 PM

North Korean leader's eldest son opposes dynastic succession
Tokyo, Oct 12 (DPA) The eldest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il said he opposes his family keeping their hold on power in the reclusive communist state, a news report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 6:59:16 PM

India seeks global cooperation to defeat terrorism, piracy
Hanoi, Oct 12 (IANS) India Tuesday sought structured global cooperation to defeat the 'serious challenge' of piracy and terrorism that has reached 'transnational proportions'.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 6:31:02 PM

'Bollywood responsible for world's water woes'
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) What is the prime reason for the world's water shortage? Bollywood films, according to a prominent Pakistani paper.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 5:44:09 PM

India had home ground advantage: Pakistan Hockey Federation
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The Indian hockey team, which defeated Pakistan 7-4 in the Commonwealth Games, had the 'advantage of playing on home ground', making it 'very difficult' to beat them, the Pakistan Hockey Federation says.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 5:19:36 PM

PCB sends show-cause notice to Shahid Afridi
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board Tuesday sent a show-cause notice to Shahid Afridi for allegedly violating the central contract.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 4:52:49 PM

Prevent India from getting Security Council seat: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan should make all efforts to prevent India from getting a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council so that it does not get the power to block the world body's resolutions on Kashmir, a Pakistani paper said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 4:23:54 PM

EU not serious about N-talks resumption, says Iran
Tehran, Oct 12 (DPA) Iran Tuesday said the West, and in particular European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, were not serious enough about pursuing the resumption of nuclear talks.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 4:16:26 PM

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