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Plane crashes in Karachi, casualties feared
Islamabad, Nov 5 (DPA) A plane carrying around 20 people, most of them employees of an American oil company, crashed in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi Friday, minutes after it took off, government officials and media reports said.

Friday, November 05, 2010 8:59:00 AM

Plane crashes in Karachi
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) A private plane crashed near the Karachi airport shortly after take-off Friday, Dawn News reported.

Friday, November 05, 2010 8:47:15 AM

13 die as Indonesian volcano erupts again
Jakarta, Nov 5 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed and about a million people are facing displacement after a volcano erupted again in Indonesia's Central Java province, Xinhua reported Friday.

Friday, November 05, 2010 8:11:17 AM

China launches weather satellite
Beijing, Nov 5 (IANS) China Friday launched a meteorological satellite into space from the country's northern Shanxi province, Xinhua reported.

Friday, November 05, 2010 4:13:00 AM

Over five lakh Pakistani kids to get polio drops
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Over five lakh children in Pakistan's Balochistan province will be administered polio drops during a three-day campaign starting Nov 8, a senior official said Thursday.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 9:03:21 PM

Election fraud complaint lodged against Myanmar junta party
Yangon, Nov 4 (DPA) The proxy party of Myanmar's military rulers has been accused of illegally collecting advance votes for a general election to be held this weekend, sources said Thursday.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 8:29:28 PM

Over 100 Taliban militants surrender in Afghanistan
Kabul, Nov 4 (IANS) Over 100 Taliban militants have laid down arms and surrendered to the government in Afghanistan over the past few weeks, a senior police official has said.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 8:04:23 PM

Tainted Pakistan trio may have to fend for itself
Karachi, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistan's tainted trio finds itself in deeper trouble following Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) decision to suspend their central contracts because of their involvement in a spot-fixing scandal.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 7:59:27 PM

Over Rs.10 bn distributed to Pakistan flood-hit
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Over Rs.10 billion have been distributed to flood-affected families in Pakistan through a government scheme called watan card, a minister said Thursday.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 7:39:12 PM

EU bans seafood from Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The European Union has banned the import of seafood from Pakistan for its failure to maintain food safety regulations, a media report said.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 7:14:17 PM

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