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Nepal launches 24-hour 'Hello Government' programme
Kathmandu, Oct 16 (IANS) The Nepalese government, in a bid to directly connect with the ordinary people, launched a 'Hello Government' programme Sunday.

Sunday, October 16, 2011 8:20:15 PM

US drone strike kills three Egyptians in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) A US drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region has killed three Egyptians linked to the Haqqani network, including one who played a key role in handling the militant group's finances, Pakistani intelligence officials said Sunday.

Sunday, October 16, 2011 7:57:11 PM

Murray wins Shanghai Masters, to replace Federer as World No.3
Shanghai, Oct 16 (IANS) Britain's Andy Murray won his third straight Shanghai Masters title after edging David Ferrer 7-5, 6-4 in the final Sunday.

Sunday, October 16, 2011 7:56:51 PM

Bangladesh to deploy army in crucial civic poll
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh Election Commission Sunday decided to deploy the army for ensuring free and fair mayoral polls of the Narayanganj city corporation slated for Oct 30.

Sunday, October 16, 2011 7:14:13 PM

Iran does not need assassinations: Ahmadinejad
Tehran, Oct 16 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday that Iran does not need to resort to assassinations to advance its policies, Xinhua reported citing satellite Press TV.

Sunday, October 16, 2011 6:11:51 PM

Red Bull retain team title in Korea, Force India collect a point
Yeongam (South Korea), Oct 16 (IANS) Sebastian Vettel's victory in the Korean Grand Prix here Sunday helped Red Bull retain the Constructor's title of the 2011 Formula One season while Paul di Resta of Sahara Force India managed a point by finishing 10th.

Sunday, October 16, 2011 6:05:45 PM

China must act against Indian ambition: Daily
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily has urged Beijing to prevent India from 'reckless attempts in confronting China' after it inked a pact with Vietnam to explore oil in the South China Sea.

Sunday, October 16, 2011 4:45:58 PM

China to launch three new stock indices
Shanghai, Oct 16 (IANS) Three new stock indices, including two based on specific industries and one meant as a sub-index of the CSI 500 Index, are slated to be launched Nov 8, China Securities Index Co. Ltd. (CSI) said Sunday.

Sunday, October 16, 2011 4:36:24 PM

Istanbul holds world's only intercontinental marathon
Istanbul, Oct 16 (IANS) Driving rain and chilly winds Sunday did not deter thousands of people, young and old, professional and amateur, from participating in the world's only marathon to span two continents in Turkey's largest city Istanbul.

Sunday, October 16, 2011 4:13:45 PM

Afghan governor attacked, unhurt
Kabul, Oct 16 (IANS) The governor of Paktia province in east Afghanistan was attacked Sunday but escaped unhurt. Four attackers and a civilian were killed, an official said.

Sunday, October 16, 2011 3:00:53 PM

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