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Musharraf disqualified from parliamentary polls
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) Courts in Pakistan have disqualified former president Pervez Musharraf for contesting parliamentary elections for suspending the constitution and imposing emergency in 2007 during his rule, lawyers said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 4:43:15 PM

India, Germany plan joint vocational university
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India and Germany are planning to set up a jointly funded, central vocational university that will provide employment-oriented training to youth.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 4:25:17 PM

Sayali fails to qualify for Badminton Asia Championships
Taipei, April 16 (IANS) Sayali Gokhale of Pune failed to qualify for the women's singles main draw of the Badminton Asia Championships here Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:49:10 PM

Monte Carlo Masters results
Monte Carlo, April 16 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Roberto Bautista upset French 11th seed Gilles Simon at the Monte Carlo Masters here.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:11:12 PM

Bird flu claims 14th victim in China
Beijing, April 16 (IANS/EFE) Chinese authorities have confirmed the death of another person from the H7N9 bird-flu virus in the eastern province of Jiangsu, raising the number of deaths to 14.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 11:23:12 AM

China issues white paper on defence
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) China Tuesday issued a white paper on national defence, elaborating its new security concept and peacetime employment of armed forces.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 10:53:10 AM

Google doodle celebrates India's first passenger train
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) With a chugging train trailing a plume of smoke in a backdrop of palm trees and what looks like a palace with domes and minarets, Google's doodle Tuesday celebrated India's first passenger train journey.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 10:41:09 AM

North Korean leader shows up after two weeks
Seoul, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appeared in public for the first time in the past two weeks, as he laid a wreath at his grandfather's tomb Monday in Pyongyang.

Monday, April 15, 2013 11:09:02 PM

Ex-Pakistan PM found ineligible for polls
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Rejecting an appeal by former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, Pakistan's election tribunal Monday barred him from contesting polls.

Monday, April 15, 2013 9:55:02 PM

Pakistan condemns drone attack in North Waziristan
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Pakistan Monday strongly condemned the US drone attack in North Waziristan tribal region which killed four people a day ago, while urging Washington to "stop such attacks based on mutual respect and established international norms".

Monday, April 15, 2013 9:43:00 PM

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