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Pakistan cricket team to tour Sri Lanka in June
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) The Pakistan national cricket team is set to play 10 matches against Sri Lanka in a seven-week-long tour which is to start June 1.

Monday, April 30, 2012 4:02:49 PM

Beijing theatres get subsidy to attract audience
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) Beijing''s municipal administration has decided to subsidize large and medium-sized theatres, encouraging them to offer more low-price tickets to audiences.

Monday, April 30, 2012 12:09:53 PM

China''s foreign investment return on the rise
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) China''s foreign exchange regulator has said the country''s return on foreign investment has surged by an annual rate of 32 percent since 2004 to hit $128 billion last year.

Monday, April 30, 2012 12:05:03 PM

Hard times don''t dim Syrians'' love for Indian films
Sweida City (Syria), April 30 (IANS) Standing amidst elegant Corinthian columns dating back to the Roman times against the backdrop of pristine blue skies, Amwaj''s mind travels back to ''Veer-Zaara'', a Bollywood film she saw sometime back that left her deeply moved.

Monday, April 30, 2012 12:04:03 PM

Four killed in Nepal blast
Kathmandu, April 30 (IANS) At least four people were killed and over 10 injured Monday when a bomb went off in a central Nepal town Monday, police said.

Monday, April 30, 2012 12:03:43 PM

Chinese shipbuilders in choppy waters
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) Chinese shipbuilding companies saw sharp declines in output and new orders in the first quarter, as the industry rolled on the choppy seas of global and domestic slowdowns.

Monday, April 30, 2012 12:03:33 PM

Myanmar president meets UN chief
Naypyidaw, April 30 (IANS) Myanmar president U Thein Sein held talks with UN chief Ban Ki-moon in Myanmar''s capital Naypyidaw Monday, a day after his arrival in Yangon.

Monday, April 30, 2012 11:54:03 AM

Something fishy about the food, says Pakistani daily
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) A Pakistani daily has questioned the quality and safety of the food in the country after fish in Karachi were "said to be heavily tainted with mercury and other poisonous substances".

Monday, April 30, 2012 11:35:22 AM

China launches two satellites
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) China Monday successfully launched into space two navigation satellites, authorities said.

Monday, April 30, 2012 11:29:02 AM

Al Qaeda determined to make ''new history'': report
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) A dead Osama bin Laden is as dangerous as a living one, senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has written a year after the killing of the Al Qaeda chief.

Monday, April 30, 2012 11:10:02 AM

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