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25 faint due to gas leak in Karachi
Karachi, Nov 4 (IANS) At least 25 people, including 18 students and seven women teachers, fainted due to gas leakage in a private school in Karachi Thursday, a media report said.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 6:54:37 PM

Hockey excluded from Pakistan National Games
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) In a surprise development, the organisers of the Pakistan National Games have excluded the national sport hockey from the premier event kick-starting Dec 25.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 6:36:50 PM

Kidnapping for ransom all-time high in Karachi
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The number of cases related to kidnapping for ransom in Pakistan's biggest metropolitan city, Karachi, has risen to over 100 this year -- an all-time high since the past 20 years.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 5:37:42 PM

Qantas grounds A380 fleet after emergency landing
Singapore, Nov 4 (DPA) A Qantas A380 superjumbo made a safe emergency landing in Singapore Thursday after experiencing engine problems, prompting the airline to ground its Airbus A380 fleet.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 3:37:00 PM

Bangladesh minister draws flak for 'transit' remark
Dhaka, Nov 4 (IANS) Bangladesh Finance Minister A.M.A. Muhith has drawn flak for reportedly terming as 'fools' the opponents of the government policy of providing transit facilities to South Asian neighbours -- India, Nepal and Bhutan.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 2:00:18 PM

South India's Kathakali debuts in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 4 (IANS) Kathakali, the ancient dance form from South India's Kerala state, has made its debut here.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 1:47:55 PM

Pakistani kills wife, asks her brother to take away body
Karachi, Nov 4 (IANS) A man who stabbed his wife to death in this Pakistan city called up his brother-in-law and told him that he should come and take her body away.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 1:37:36 PM

Two gang-raped nurses expelled from hostel in Pakistan
Peshawar, Nov 4 (IANS) A hospital probe committee has decided to expel from the hostel two trainee nurses who were gang-raped in this Pakistani city. The reason: The victims violated the rules.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 1:13:12 PM

Indonesian volcano erupts again, no fresh casualties
Jakarta, Nov 4 (DPA) Mount Merapi on Indonesia's Java island erupted again Thursday morning, shooting columns of dark smoke up to 4,000 metres into the air and sending molten lava far down its slopes, officials said.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 12:42:39 PM

Flash flood kills 16 in Indonesia
Jakarta, Nov 4 (DPA) A flash flood swept through two villages in the eastern Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara, killing at least 16 people and destroying more than 180 homes, media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 12:42:38 PM

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