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Mass funeral for Lakki Marwat victims
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) A mass funeral was organised Tuesday for the victims of the suicide blast targeting a police station in the Lakki Marwat town of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province, media reports said.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 4:45:52 PM

Dogged by taints, Maoists lose Nepal PM poll again
Kathmandu, Sep 7 (IANS) Reeling under the double whammy of bribery allegations and a lawmaker receiving life term for murder, Nepal's Maoist party lost Tuesday's prime ministerial election, for the seventh time in a row, plunging the country into a deeper political crisis.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 4:09:27 PM

Chinese billionaire to donate entire fortune
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) A billionaire has pledged to donate his entire fortune to charity after his death, becoming the first in China to do so.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 3:35:33 PM

Sri Lanka opposition resists more powers to president
Colombo, Sep 7 (DPA) The Sri Lankan opposition Tuesday launched protests in and outside parliament against proposed constitutional amendments that would boost the powers of the president.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 3:30:20 PM

Indonesian volcano erupts again
Jakarta, Sep 7 (DPA) Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupted again early Tuesday, belching thick black smoke up to 5,000 metres into the air and spewing volcanic ash over a wide area, officials said.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 2:42:37 PM

Bangladesh, India to protect Sunderbans
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) Bangladesh and India will soon sign a protocol to protect the riverine Sunderbans that covers parts of both the South Asian neighbours.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 2:11:20 PM

Bangladesh Army officer caught with banned drug
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) A Bangladesh Army officer, returning from India after medical treatment, has been caught with bottles of a banned medicinal drug.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 1:47:33 PM

Indian TV helps solve Nepali woman's murder
Kathmandu, Sep 7 (IANS) A woman gangraped for nearly three days before being strangled to death in a hotel in an Indian city has been identified as a 35-year-old Nepali housewife and her killers as a trio from a border town of Nepal, thanks to a programme aired by an Indian television channel.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 12:40:30 PM

Dhaka's new policy to protect `sensitive' industries
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) Bangladesh's National Industrial Policy 2010 aims to protect 'sensitive, vulnerable industries' while supporting both the public and the private sector.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 12:18:39 PM

Nepal government to probe Chinese bribe scandal
Kathmandu, Sep 7 (IANS) Ahead of the seventh round of vote Tuesday to elect new premier, Nepal's caretaker government said it would form a committee to investigate the scandal about the opposition Maoist party allegedly seeking millions of rupees from a 'friend' in China to buy MPs' votes.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 12:18:22 PM

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