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China trip lands Maoist army in fresh row in Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 24 (IANS) As the chief of Nepal's opposition Maoist party began a tour of Beijing Sunday in a gesture 'to rile India', his guerrilla army landed in a row back home for an unauthorised visit to China earlier this month.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 3:38:43 PM

Iranian parliament rejects talks on enrichment suspension
Tehran, Oct 24 (DPA) Iran's parliament said the government should not enter any nuclear negotiations whose agenda would be suspension of Tehran's uranium enrichment, official news agency IRNA said Sunday.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 3:05:09 PM

Pirates seize gas tanker off Kenyan, 17 crew on board
Singapore, Oct 24 (DPA) Pirates have seized a liquefied gas tanker off the coast of Kenya, an official of the Singapore-registered owner said Sunday.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 3:05:08 PM

Thief's hand amputated in Iran
Tehran, Oct 24 (DPA) One hand of a convicted thief was cut off in the central Iranian city of Yazd, Mehr news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 3:01:25 PM

'Hundreds of Indian girls hired to dance nude in Nepal'
Kathmandu, Oct 24 (IANS) Taking advantage of the long festival season in Nepal, groups from India's Bihar state across the border are bringing hundreds of Indian women to the Himalayan republic to stage obscene nude dance shows, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 2:01:42 PM

Only the sky's the limit for Nepal's cured leprosy patients
Kathmandu, Oct 24 (IANS) Five gritty former leprosy patients, who battled physical disability, social stigma and ostracisation, Sunday began a dogged battle to show that nothing was beyond their invincible spirit, embarking on a climbing expedition that will lead to an assault on Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 1:30:46 PM

Pakistan set to be one of most corrupt countries
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan seems to be racing to become one of the most corrupt countries in the world, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 12:46:00 PM

We now understand Pakistan better: Indian student
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) A visit to Pakistan has helped clear several misconceptions about Pakistanis, an Indian girl student said after a visit to Lahore.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 12:16:43 PM

Malaysian PM may opt for early parliamentary poll
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 24 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak may opt for parliamentary polls - nearly two years ahead of schedule, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 11:40:56 AM

Men victims of sex discrimination in Hong Kong: Watchdog
Hong Kong, Oct 24 (DPA) Hong Kong's equal opportunities watchdog announced Sunday it would launch an investigation into sexism in the workplace - against men.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 11:40:55 AM

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