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Blood sport: 40 Chinkara gazelles killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A group of hunters, belonging to well placed political families, have slaughtered 40 Chinkara gazelles in Pakistan's Punjab province.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 11:11:37 AM

When did this Pakistani lawmaker actually graduate?
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A woman lawmaker in Pakistan's Punjab assembly holds a graduation degree that was issued in 1991, but she insists that she graduated in 1996.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 10:59:53 AM

Tokyo shares rise on US rally
Tokyo, Oct 19 (DPA) Tokyo stocks gained in mid-morning trading Tuesday as gains on Wall Street boosted investor sentiment, but the yen's strength weighed on the market.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 10:12:36 AM

Malaysia, UAE vow to strengthen ties
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 18 (IANS/WAM) Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates Monday vowed to strengthen bilateral relations, particularly in the areas of economy, tourism and investment.

Monday, October 18, 2010 11:40:02 PM

Iran ready to include nuclear dispute in talks
Tehran, Oct 18 (DPA) President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's deputy Monday said that Iran would be willing to address the dispute over its nuclear programme in forthcoming talks, even though the Iranian leader has so far declined to discuss it with world powers.

Monday, October 18, 2010 10:49:51 PM

NATO denies running secret prison in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 18 (IANS) NATO Monday denied media reports that US military is allegedly running a secret prison in war-torn Afghanistan.

Monday, October 18, 2010 10:49:19 PM

Communist Party of China sets agenda for five years
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) The ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) Monday vowed to make vigorous efforts to promote political restructuring and said measures would be taken to improve living standards across the country.

Monday, October 18, 2010 9:45:53 PM

Man in Pakistan to marry twice in 48 hours
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) A young man in Pakistan is to marry two women within a span of two days in an attempt to resolve a dilemma over wedding the woman to whom he had been engaged since childhood or to wed the woman he loves.

Monday, October 18, 2010 8:40:11 PM

Shoaib Malik to lead Pakistan in Hong Kong
Karachi, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan's discarded all-rounder Shoaib Malik was Monday given a chance to prove his form when he was picked to lead the country in next month's Hong Kong Sixes Tournament.

Monday, October 18, 2010 8:14:12 PM

Bangladesh for common stance on Asian migrant workers
Dhaka, Oct 18 (IANS) Bangladesh is reaching out to nations, including India, which export labour to the Gulf region and southeast Asia, to evolve a common stance on migrant workers' rights.

Monday, October 18, 2010 7:13:11 PM

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