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Three Pakistani women held for stealing baby
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Three women have been arrested in Pakistan's port city Karachi on charges of kidnapping a two-month-old baby, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, January 05, 2013 12:44:05 PM

'Table No.21' - surprisingly taut thriller (IANS Movie Review)
Film: "Table No.21"; Cast: Rajeev Khandelwal, Tena Desae, Paresh Rawal; Directed by Aditya Dutta; Rating: ***

Saturday, January 05, 2013 12:44:05 PM

One soldier killed, four wounded in Thailand attack
Bangkok, Jan 5 (IANS) One soldier was shot dead while four were wounded in a roadside ambush by suspected insurgents in Thailand, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Saturday, January 05, 2013 12:06:10 PM

A prospective PM cannot be a part-timer (Comment)
By disappearing during the widespread popular protests in Delhi against the gang-rape and death of a 23-year-old paramedical student, Rahul Gandhi hasn't done his prime ministerial chances any good.

Saturday, January 05, 2013 9:28:07 AM

16 prisoners missing after Nigeria jailbreak
Abuja, Jan 4 (IANS) At least 16 inmates from a prison in Nigeria have escaped during a jailbreak, Xinhua reported Friday.

Friday, January 04, 2013 10:34:05 PM

Chinese official probed over owning 29 houses
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) A former housing administration official in China is under investigation for corruption after a whistle-blower said his family owns 29 houses, Xinhua reported Friday.

Friday, January 04, 2013 8:26:17 PM

Pakistan again asks US to stop drone strikes
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Pakistan Friday reiterated that it wants to resolve the issue of US drone strikes in the country through bilateral talks, a day after an unmanned aircraft killed Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Nazir.

Friday, January 04, 2013 8:26:17 PM

Hyundai to recall around 3,000 cars in China
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) South Korean car-maker Hyundai Motor Group's China unit will recall around 3,000 imported Veloster cars after the vehicles showed various flaws, China's quality watchdog said Friday.

Friday, January 04, 2013 8:24:30 PM

Three dead in China as tanker crashes into house
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) At least three people died and two were injured when a tanker truck rammed into a residential building and caught fire in China's Henan province Thursday.

Friday, January 04, 2013 6:20:19 PM

45 mn illegal publications seized in China
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) A staggering 45 million illegal publications were confiscated and over 3.7 million pieces of online information involving pornographic or other illegal content deleted in China in 2012, Xinhua reported.

Friday, January 04, 2013 6:14:36 PM

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