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Number of atheists, non-believers increases in Spain
Madrid, April 1 (IANS/EFE) The number of non-believers and atheists has grown significantly in Spain during the last decade while the percentage of Catholics has come down by 10 percent, a government survey has said.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 10:21:36 AM

India spells 'easy' terms for $1 bn loan to Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 1 (IANS) Bangladesh says the terms set for the $1 billion loan offered by India during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's New Delhi visit in January are 'as easy as those of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)'.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 10:16:44 AM

Ramdev is a cultural bridge between India, Nepal: Nepal PM
Dhulikhel (Nepal), March 31 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev is a symbol of friendship between Nepal and India because he is using Indian yoga to bridge the divide between the two nations, Nepal Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 4:30:51 PM

Bicycle bomb kills 17 in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 31 (IANS) A bicycle bomb went off Wednesday in Afghanistan, killing 17 civilians, police said.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 2:27:52 PM

Tamil schools, literature not neglected in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, March 31 (IANS) Amidst vehement criticism by the Indian ethnic minority that Tamil schools and literature are being treated as 'step-children' in Malaysia, the deputy prime minister has said these institutions are very much part of the national education system.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 12:28:52 PM

Strong quake hits Andamans
Kuala Lumpur, March 31 (IANS) A strong earthquake of 6.4 Richter magnitude hit the Andaman Islands Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 12:13:25 PM

Disused shaft, slow evacuation blamed for China mine disaster
Beijing, March 31 (DPA) Slow evacuation and the failure to map and seal an adjacent disused shaft were major factors behind the trapping of 153 miners in a flooded Chinese coal shaft, state media said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 11:38:15 AM

'Chinese, Tamil schools not neglected in Malaysia'
Kuala Lumpur, March 31 (IANS) Chinese and Tamil language schools are not being treated as step-children, Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has said after minority ethnic groups claimed such institutions were being neglected in the country.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 11:32:52 AM

Malaysia honours shoe designer Jimmy Choo
Kuala Lumpur, March 31 (IANS) The fashion community in Malaysia has honoured renowned shoe designer Jimmy Choo with the Mercedes-Benz Stylo 'Most Iconic Fashion Mentor' award.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 10:42:30 AM

With 100 percent placement, cheer at youngest IIM
Shillong, March 31 (IANS) All the 63 first-batch graduates of the youngest Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Meghalaya have got job offers, with an annual average salary of around Rs.10 lakhs and the highest pay package worth a whopping Rs.34 lakhs.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 9:12:58 AM

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