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Nepal opposition takes to streets, challenges government
Kathmandu, May 20 (IANS) With a possible constitutional crisis looming only eight days away, Nepal's main opposition party, the Nepali Congress, Friday staged a massive show of might, redoubling the call for communist Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal to quit.

Friday, May 20, 2011 5:49:12 PM

China develops next-generation air-to-air missile
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) China has successfully developed a next-generation air-to-air missile, a media report said describing it as a secret weapon.

Friday, May 20, 2011 1:36:44 PM

Nepal's constitution battle gets legal twist
Kathmandu, May 20 (IANS) As Nepal's beleaguered Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal battles to save his government from falling in eight days' time and seeks an extra year from parliament to complete the new constitution, the crisis has now received a legal twist.

Friday, May 20, 2011 1:14:43 PM

Three students caned over 300 times for not doing homework
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Three students in China were caned over 300 times for not doing their homework. The maths teacher who ordered other students to carry out the punishment has been suspended.

Friday, May 20, 2011 1:00:15 PM

Haryana couple takes love to great height - Mt Everest
Kathmandu, May 20 (IANS) While the average couples plan families and buying a new car and house on bank loans, Sushma and Vikas Kaushik planned something unusual to take their love to great height - Mt Everest.

Friday, May 20, 2011 12:57:05 PM

US consulate vehicles targeted in Peshawar blast, one dead
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 10 people, including two Americans, were injured Friday in a powerful explosion that targeted US consulate vehicles in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar.

Friday, May 20, 2011 12:10:02 PM

WikiLeaks: Kayani wanted more US drone support
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, contrary to the military's public posturing, had sought more US drone strikes to help battle militants, revealed a cable accessed by WikiLeaks.

Friday, May 20, 2011 11:56:39 AM

Men as breast masseurs causes stir in Shanghai
Shanghai, May 20 (IANS) A household services company has stirred up a big debate among residents in China's Shanghai city as it's training men in offering breast massage service to nursing mothers to 'boost' their milk secretion.

Friday, May 20, 2011 11:29:04 AM

One dead, two Americans among injured in Peshawar blast
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 10 people, including two Americans, were injured Friday in a powerful blast in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, media reports said.

Friday, May 20, 2011 11:02:59 AM

China not offering free lunch, says Pakistani daily
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) The Chinese are not offering Pakistan any free lunches, says a Pakistani daily while stressing that the country has to pay for what it gets, 'whether it is fighter jets or nuclear power plants'.

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:54:35 AM

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