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Activist arrested for champagne celebration in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Oct 11 (DPA) A woman was arrested for spraying champagne at a security guard outside China's de facto embassy in Hong Kong to celebrate the Nobel prize given to Liu Xiaobo, police said Monday.

Monday, October 11, 2010 2:39:09 PM

Pressure blamed Pakistan's hockey loss to India
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Hugely disappointed by the crushing hockey defeat by India, Pakistanis are blaming the pressure of playing before roaring Indian fans for the Commonwealth Games humiliation.

Monday, October 11, 2010 2:07:31 PM

Probe begins as 500 NATO tankers go missing in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) A probe has been initiated into the disappearance of 500 NATO oil tankers and vehicles carrying supplies in Pakistan, an official said.

Monday, October 11, 2010 12:50:10 PM

Over 500 dengue cases in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Five people have died of dengue and over 500 confirmed cases of the vector-borne disease have been reported from across Pakistan, an official said.

Monday, October 11, 2010 12:43:12 PM

Pakistan golf course leads to huge loss
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) A deal to set up a golf course in Pakistan's Lahore city has caused a loss of Rs.4.82 billion to the exchequer, says a report issued by the National Assembly.

Monday, October 11, 2010 12:38:56 PM

Pakistan to have Electronic Voting Machines
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) will be introduced in Pakistan and some 200,000 EVMs would be procured before the general elections, authorities said.

Monday, October 11, 2010 12:07:30 PM

Two Indians die in Afghanistan terror attack
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Two Indians were killed in a missile attack launched by the Taliban on an Indian NGO's office in Afghanistan's Kunar province, a media report said Monday.

Monday, October 11, 2010 11:09:02 AM

Moderate quake jolts Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted Pakistan's capital Islamabad and northwest region of the country early Monday, but there were no reports of casualties.

Monday, October 11, 2010 5:37:22 AM

40 missing as bus plunges into river in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 11 (DPA) A passenger bus plunged into a river near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka Sunday, leaving at least one person dead and some 40 others missing, police said.

Monday, October 11, 2010 1:07:20 AM

Pakistan bowler Umar Gul ties the knot
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Pakistani fast bowler Umar Gul hosted a grand reception for his family and friends in Peshawar, the capital of northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, Sunday to celebrate his marriage.

Sunday, October 10, 2010 11:39:45 PM

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