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Honda to recall more than half a million cars
Tokyo, Feb 17 (DPA) Japan's Honda Motor Co is to recall 525,614 vehicles, including 167,883 in Japan, over concerns about defective engine valves, the government said Thursday.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 1:55:50 PM

Twelve dead in Vietnam tourist boat sinking
Hanoi, Feb 17 (DPA) Twelve people drowned when a tourist boat sank Thursday in Vietnam, officials said. Fifteen others have been rescued.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 1:55:15 PM

Japanese embassy in China launches micro blog
Beijing, Feb 17 (IANS) The Japanese embassy in Beijing has launched a micro blog that has attracted over 5,000 fans in just two days.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 1:32:53 PM

People taking lessons in law for better justice in China
Beijing, Feb 17 (IANS) Residents in China's Shanghai city are enabling themselves -- through legal lectures and counselling -- to get just compensation from developers who expropriate their land and force them to move.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 1:30:43 PM

Two killed in clashes as protests continue in Yemen
Sanaa, Feb 17 (IANS) At least two protesters have died of gunshot wounds during clashes with police in southern Yemen as anti-government rallies spread across the country.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 1:21:25 PM

Indians chronicle Nepal Maoist war on screen
Kathmandu, Feb 17 (IANS) It was an unusual scene in Kathmandu Thursday with two top leaders of Nepal's Maoist party - chairman and former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda and his deputy Baburam Bhattarai - heading for a posh cinema early in the morning when the party remained in consultations to name its new ministers.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 1:12:13 PM

Britain may go in for China's high-speed bullet trains
Beijing, Feb 17 (IANS) Britain may either rent or buy high-speed bullet trains manufactured by a Chinese firm, an official said.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 1:00:17 PM

Pulling people, and the crowds - rickshaws adorn match venue (World Cup Diary)
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) The humble mode of transport, the rickshaw, is clearly a crowd puller in more ways than one with the road leading to the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, the venue for the opening World Cup game between India and Bangladesh Feb 19, decorated with colourful models.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 12:48:18 PM

Coke has no alcohol in it, says manufacturer
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 17 (IANS) Coca-Cola has no alcohol in it, said the firm's manufacturer in Malaysia as it rubbished reports that the secret of the way it is prepared is out.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 12:42:18 PM

Cabbage field at Bangladesh's Buddhist temple site
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) A cabbage field has replaced a Buddhist temple at an archaeological site built around 1,500 years ago during the rule of the Pala dynasty in northwestern Bangladesh, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 12:41:12 PM

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