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Bangladesh may act against ex-chief advisor, army chief
Dhaka, April 19 (IANS) Bangladesh's parliament has said it would move against a former World Bank economist who ruled Bangladesh for two years, and the army chief who backed him during 2007-08.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 11:17:36 AM

Pakistan fails to get IMF assurance on $11.3 bn loan release
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistan has failed to get any indications from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the release of the final tranche of an $11.3 billion loan package, it was reported here Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 11:08:28 AM

`No new cantonments in Balochistan as people don't want it'
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) The idea to set up four new military cantonments in Balochistan has been dropped as 'people don't want' it, said Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 11:04:57 AM

Don't put yourself in the line of fire, Daily tells Musharraf
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) The threats to General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, who is keen to return to Pakistan, 'are real', warned a Pakistani daily as it advised the former president not put himself 'in the line of fire once again'.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 11:00:39 AM

Dhaka's Ramakrishna Mission chief dead
Dhaka, April 19 (IANS) Swami Akkharananda, head of the Ramakrishna Mission here, was cremated Tuesday, a day after he died of old age complications. He was 82, media reports said.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 9:34:47 AM

Robot collects radiation data at crippled Japan n-plant
Tokyo, April 19 (IANS) A robot has been put into service to collect radiation data from a crippled Japanese nuclear plant hit by a tsunami last month, a media report said.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 7:34:50 AM

China's vehicle sales to hit 23 mn units by 2015
Shanghai, April 19 (IANS) China's annual vehicle sales are expected to hit 23 million units by 2015, a 27-percent increase compared to 2010, a media report said Monday.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 3:40:30 AM

1,000 evacuated as mountain fire rages in China
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) More than 1,000 people were Monday evacuated after a raging fire fuelled by strong winds threatened to engulf two villages in China's eastern Shandong province, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 2:36:05 AM

Critically endangered leopard filmed in northeast China
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) A leopard, belonging to a critically endangered species, has been filmed for the first time in northeast China's Jilin province, Xinhua quoted local authorities as saying Monday.

Monday, April 18, 2011 6:43:40 PM

Dilshan named Sri Lanka captain for England tour
Colombo, April 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Monday appointed Tillakaratne Dilshan as the national team's captain for all three formats for the upcoming tour of England in May.

Monday, April 18, 2011 6:31:42 PM

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