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Typhoon leads to blockage in China rivers
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) Tonnes of debris - including dead animals, trash and logs - left behind by Typhoon Fanapi are now blocking rivers in a province in China, leading to concerns about the safety of drinking water.

Friday, October 01, 2010 11:17:13 AM

Woman wins China's first cyber homosexual harassment case
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) A 34-year-old woman has won 80,000 yuan ($12,000) in compensation after being harassed online by a lesbian, in what is being termed as China's first case of cyber homosexual harassment.

Friday, October 01, 2010 11:01:34 AM

World's first Lennon museum closed in Japan
Tokyo, Oct 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The world's first authorized museum dedicated to legendary Beatles icon John Lennon, closed its doors after a contract with his widow, Yoko Ono, expired, media reports said.

Friday, October 01, 2010 12:55:09 AM

China sentences 58 in mine landslide case
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) Fifteen courts in China Thursday handed down sentences to 58 people after they were held responsible for a landslide at an illegal iron ore mine that killed 277 people in 2008.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 9:10:42 PM

Pakistan Supreme Court's website hacked
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The website of Pakistan's Supreme Court was hacked Thursday by two people, including an Indian national, a media report said.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 8:35:47 PM

Glad Ayodhya issue has come to an end: Bal Thackeray
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray Thursday said he was glad the Ayodhya matter 'ended' with the Allahabad High Court's judgment that the spot where the Babri mosque in Ayodhya stood before it was razed by Hindu mobs in 1992 was indeed the birthplace of Ram.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 8:34:58 PM

Pakistan celebrates 115th birth anniversary of first PM
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday celebrated the 115th birth anniversary of the country's first prime minister Liaquat Ali Khan.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 8:34:44 PM

Accomplice of Times Square plotter arrested in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have arrested a man who allegedly helped in the training of Faisal Shahzad, the accused in the failed Times Square bombing case.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 8:06:01 PM

Nepal premier poll crashes for ninth time
Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) Held under the shadow of a dire economic and constitutional crisis, the ninth round of vote to elect a new prime minister in Nepal failed yet again with the lone contestant unable to get the required number of votes Thursday but still refusing to quit the race.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 4:49:59 PM

Pakistan blocks NATO supply to Afghanistan after airstrikes
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday blocked a vital supply route for NATO oil tankers to Afghanistan, hours after a coalition force helicopter attacked a Pakistani border post killing three soldiers.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 3:26:12 PM

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