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Nepal government caught between federalists, royalists
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Nepal's weak government, under fire from all sides for growing insecurity, corruption and inflation, Tuesday found itself in a fresh dilemma with federalists demanding restructuring of the republic into autonomous states and royalists calling for fresh elections.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 4:46:00 PM

Royalists seek fresh election in Nepal
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Nepal's only royalist party Tuesday fired a salvo at the struggling government, warning it would not allow the deadline for framing the new constitution to be extended a second time and called for fresh elections.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 4:02:02 PM

Chinese man who killed four policemen executed
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) A man who shot dead four policemen in eastern China early this year was executed Tuesday, officials said.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 2:27:32 PM

Two robber brothers killed in Pakistan
Karachi, April 26 (IANS) Two brothers, who police said were robbers, were killed in a gun battle with the security forces in this Pakistani city, police said.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 1:33:11 PM

Parallel Pakistani education website baffles officials
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Officials of Pakistan's Higher Education Commission (HEC) were left baffled when they found that a website similar to their official one has appeared out of nowhere.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 12:56:17 PM

'Minority women' gang raped in Bangladesh in 2001-02
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) A judicial commission has concluded that over 200 Hindu women were raped following the 2001 parliamentary election, forcing many terrorized families to flee the country.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 12:56:16 PM

Indian man robbed in China
Shanghai, April 26 (IANS) An Indian national working with a Shanghai firm was robbed of jewellery and luxury watches worth over $40,000 by a fake furniture moving company, a court has heard.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 12:35:40 PM

Stop drone attacks, Zardari tells US
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has urged the US to stop drone attacks in the country's tribal areas after a group of parliamentarians spoke of the growing resentment among local people against it.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 12:29:12 PM

Thief who got on Shanghai metro train roof held
Shanghai, April 26 (IANS) A Chinese man who stole from passengers in the Shanghai Metro tried to flee by climbing on to the train roof Tuesday morning, halting train operations that left thousands of passengers stranded.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 12:06:52 PM

Kayani, top US official have short, crisp talk
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had a 'short and crisp' talk with a top US military official during which they discussed ways to improve regional security.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 12:06:38 PM

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