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Over a third of Pakistani locomotives don't work
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistan has only 520 locomotives as compared to India's 8,300 -- and some 220 of the country's locomotives are out of order, said a minister.

Friday, October 29, 2010 12:10:27 PM

Rescuers race to find tsunami survivors in Indonesia
Jakarta, Oct 29 (DPA) Rescue workers were racing against time Friday in their search for hundreds of people still missing on Indonesia's tsunami-hit Mentawai islands, as an official estimated that the death toll could rise to around 600.

Friday, October 29, 2010 11:32:49 AM

Son and lawyer of condemned woman tortured in Iran
Tehran, Oct 29 (IANS/AKI) The son and lawyer of a woman sentenced to death in Iran for adultery and helping kill her husband have been tortured in prison, said human rights groups.

Friday, October 29, 2010 10:41:17 AM

Chinese PM says he will visit India this year
Hanoi, Oct 29 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said he would be visiting India this year in his opening remarks ahead of his meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday. The prime minister responded by saying that he was 'extremely delighted' to hear about it.

Friday, October 29, 2010 10:28:27 AM

Wen to visit India, PM `delighted'
Hanoi, Oct 29 (IANS) Chinese premier Wen Jiabao said he would be visiting India this year in his opening remarks ahead of his meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday. The prime minister responded by saying that he was 'extremely delighted' to hear about it.

Friday, October 29, 2010 9:58:02 AM

Manmohan meets Wen in Hanoi
Hanoi, Oct 29 (IANS) Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh of India and Wen Jiabao of China met here Friday on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit, setting the stage for the Chinese leader's visit to New Delhi later this year.

Friday, October 29, 2010 9:35:02 AM

Japan stocks fall as yen resumes rise against dollar
Tokyo, Oct 29 (DPA) Shares in Tokyo fell in early Friday trading as the yen resumed its rise against the dollar, and some companies reported disappointing figures.

Friday, October 29, 2010 9:27:33 AM

Manmohan, Wen meet in Hanoi
Hanoi, Oct 29 (IANS) Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh of India and Wen Jiabao of China met here Friday on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit.

Friday, October 29, 2010 9:16:55 AM

Hanoi celebrates 1,000 years of existence (Vietnam Diary)
Hanoi, Oct 29 (IANS) This charming city, now playing host to the ASEAN summit and many world leaders, including Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, is also celebrating its 1,000-year anniversary.

Friday, October 29, 2010 8:39:38 AM

Peshawar bomb attack victims struggle for daily life
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) The victims of a devastating car bomb attack in Pakistan's Peshawar city in 2009 still face enormous hardships to meet their daily needs as the bombing had snatched away the lone breadwinners of the families, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:42:10 PM

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