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Past misdeeds catch up with Nepal's wayward ex-crown prince
Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) The first member of Nepal's once ruling Shah dynasty to be arrested and to face legal action, deposed crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah's fall comes after a life-time of notoriety that went unpunished due to the exalted status of his family for 240 years.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 12:33:43 PM

19 Pakistani girls in car, set record
Karachi, Dec 16 (IANS) As many as 19 school girls crammed into a small car and set a Guinness world record here.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 12:30:26 PM

New rules to oversee Chinese judges
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) China's Supreme People's Court has issued new codes barring judges from accepting gifts from parties involved in lawsuits or wearing heavy make-up and flamboyant fashion accessories in court.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 12:22:14 PM

China, India against trouble on border: daily
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) The Sino-Indian border row is real but neither country wants to use 'military force', said a Chinese daily, adding the dispute was not the most urgent item on either country's agenda'.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 12:15:07 PM

British media considers China a threat
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) Business leaders in Britain see China as a place of opportunity but the media and communication sectors still consider China a 'threat', a survey has revealed.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 12:00:25 PM

China's GDP to hit $5.5 trillion in 2010: report
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) A Chinese government think-tank has said China's economy in 2010 would grow 10 percent year-on-year with gross domestic product (GDP) reaching 37 trillion yuan ($5.56 trillion).

Thursday, December 16, 2010 11:04:50 AM

Two-year-old Pakistani girl abducted, raped, killed
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) A two-year-old girl in Pakistan's Gujranwala city was kidnapped, raped and her body dumped along with her toys in a trash bin, police said.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 10:51:25 AM

Nepal's nabbed ex-crown prince denies role in gun brawl
Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) In a dramatic volte face within two days of being arrested for threatening a fellow hotel guest during a drunken brawl and firing in the air, Nepal's controversial former crown prince stoked the controversy afresh by denying that he possessed a weapon.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 9:39:25 AM

Tokyo stocks inch up on mixed bag of business news
Tokyo, Dec 16 (DPA) Stocks in Tokyo rose modestly in Thursday morning trading as good news, including the yen's drop against the dollar, mixed with concerns about European debt.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 9:32:27 AM

Missing Nepal plane wreck found, all 22 feared killed
Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) Helicopters scouring eastern Nepal for a small aircraft that went missing minutes after taking off a day ago located its wreck in a deep forest over 9,200 ft Thursday morning, raising fears that all 22 people on board had been killed.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 9:06:46 AM

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