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Taliban commanders among 15 killed in airstrikes: NATO
Kabul, Oct 19 (DPA) Two senior Taliban commanders were among 15 suspected insurgents killed in coalition airstrikes in northern Afghanistan, NATO said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 4:21:05 PM

Taliban helped Times Square bomber, Pakistan court told
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had extended financial support to Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani-American who attempted to bomb Times Square in New York in May, a court was informed.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 4:14:11 PM

Psychological health of Chinese officials to be assessed
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) Psychological health assessment will be part of selection criteria while choosing senior government officials and leaders of state-owned enterprises, an official said.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 4:13:39 PM

China working to run trains at over 500 km/hour
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) China has started research on a new super-speed technology that would allow it to run trains at over 500 km an hour, an official said.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 3:48:09 PM

Welham's girl to represent Nepal in China pageant
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) In 1957, when Ms H.S. Oliphant, a retired English headmistress, decided to buy the estate of a former nawab in northern India and start a boarding school for girls, she had no idea of the far-reaching wonders it would produce one day.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 1:32:10 PM

`Secularism' to be restored in Bangladesh constitution
Dhaka, Oct 19 (IANS) Bangladesh will shortly restore the word 'secularism' in its constitution. However, it will remain an Islamic state, allowing functioning of religion-based parties, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 12:44:58 PM

British tourist feared drowned in Nepal lake
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) A 48-year-old British tourist is feared to have drowned in a Nepal lake after workers failed to find him even a day after his boat accident.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 12:36:51 PM

Pakistan court given Times Square bomber's friends list
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A list of friends of Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani-American who attempted to bomb Times Square in New York in May, has been submitted to a court in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 11:35:29 AM

Dip in Pakistan's onion exports to benefit India, China
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Indian and Chinese onion exporters will get a major share of the global onion market this year as Pakistani exports are set to drop due to extensive damage to the crop caused by the heavy rains in the country, say experts.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 11:25:19 AM

Pakistan's flood victims reluctant to return home
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Many flood victims in Pakistan's Sindh province, who were displaced by the devastating deluge and shifted to urban centres, are reluctant to go back home, a media report has revealed.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 11:16:06 AM

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