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Indonesian asylums prepared for depressed election losers
Jakarta, April 2 (DPA) Mental hospitals across Indonesia are prepared to treat politicians who may need psychiatric therapy after they lose next month's legislative elections, the Health Ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 2:33:12 PM

Hasina asks Zia to quit residence
Dhaka, April 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked former premier Khaleda Zia to quit the residence that was allotted to her in violation of rules. The move could trigger opposition protests.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 11:32:56 AM

Dead diva's mum denied over $100,000 she wanted for holiday
Hong Kong, April 2 (DPA) The 85-year-old mother of late Canto-pop diva Anita Mui has been stopped from taking 800,000 Hong Kong dollars ($102,000) from her daughter's estate to finance a round-the-world trip, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 11:07:46 AM

Dhaka renews its quest for nuclear power
Dhaka, April 2 (IANS) Bangladesh is to submit a fresh proposal to a visiting Russian delegation Thursday for setting up two 1,000 MW nuclear power plants, a newspaper said.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 10:55:47 AM

Mistress sued over broken sex pact
Hong Kong, April 2 (DPA) A wealthy businessman is suing his former lover for the return of property worth more than 10 million Hong Kong dollars ($1.28 million) accusing her of breaching a sex pact, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 10:04:44 AM

Former banker, girlfriend jailed for insider trading
Hong Kong, April 2 (DPA) A former banker and his girlfriend have become the first people in Hong Kong to be jailed for insider share trading, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 10:04:13 AM

Japanese graduates see jobs slip away as recession hits
Tokyo, April 2 (DPA) Tatsuya Kuroishi was kissing the ground to be able to polish his senpai's, or senior colleague's, leather shoes Wednesday, his first day on the job, because it meant he had successfully entered the job market during a recession.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 8:08:43 AM

Multiple suicide bombers kill 10 in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 1 (DPA) Four militants outfitted with explosives and automatic rifles attacked a provincial council office in southern Afghanistan Wednesday, killing seven civilians and three police officers, an interior ministry spokesman said.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 6:23:19 PM

Bhullar wins qualifier, joins Jeev for British Open
Sentosa, April 1 (IANS) India's Gaganjeet Bhullar underlined his potential as one of the hottest young stars in the region as he won the International Final Qualifying - Asia. The 20-year-old carded a four-under-par 67 Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 4:54:45 PM

Multiple suicide bombers kill eight in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 1 (DPA) Four suicide bombers equipped with automatic rifles attacked a provincial council office in southern Afghanistan Wednesday, killing one policeman and seven civilians, an interior ministry spokesman said.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 4:45:59 PM

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