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India, Vietnam plan joint army training
Hanoi, Oct 13 (IANS) India Wednesday announced a slew of measures to expand its defence ties with Vietnam, including joint training of armies and support to strengthen and upgrade the capabilities of the Vietnamese armed forces.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 2:51:56 PM

When marriage turns Ram into Ravan
Kathmandu, Oct 13 (IANS) Twenty years ago, Ganesh Jha of India's Ayodhya town was known as Ram.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 2:03:25 PM

I spoke in the interest of the team: Afridi
Karachi, Oct 13 (IANS) Under fire for his comments against team selection, Pakistan's one-day captain Shahid Afridi said he will explain to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) that he spoke out in the interest of the team.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 1:53:47 PM

Loss due to Pakistan floods pegged at $9.5 bn
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Pakistan has suffered a loss of about $9.5 billion in the floods that ravaged the country, says a report prepared by the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 12:38:59 PM

Plea to make Urdu Pakistan's official language dismissed
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A petition seeking to direct the government to make Urdu the official language of Pakistan has been dismissed by the Lahore High Court.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 11:45:06 AM

We want result-oriented dialogue on Kashmir, says Qureshi
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Islamabad wants to have a meaningful dialogue with New Delhi over the the Kashmir issue, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said here.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 11:39:17 AM

NATO choppers violate Pakistan airspace
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) NATO helicopters have again violated Pakistan's airspace, an official said Wednesday. The intrusion comes close on the heels of an attack on a Pakistan security post by coalition force choppers that left three troopers dead.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 11:18:52 AM

10 killed, three missing in Indonesia landslide
Jakarta, Oct 12 (IANS) Ten people were killed and three others are missing after a landslide in eastern Indonesia Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 11:16:29 PM

Cargo plane with Indian on board crashes in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 12 (DPA) A civilian cargo plane with eight people, including an Indian on board, has crashed east of the Afghan capital Tuesday, the head of Kabul's airport, Mohammad Jakub Rasuli, told DPA.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 10:36:49 PM

Jiangsu Group tops list of China's top-500 private companies
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) China's largest privately owned steel company Jiangsu Shagang Group has topped the list of its top 500 private companies in 2010, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:52:49 PM

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