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BRICS seeks revamp in global monetary system
Sanya (China), April 14 (IANS) Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - the BRICS group of fastest growing economies - Thursday called for a revamp in the global monetary system and signed a pact to use their own currencies instead of US dollar in issuing credit or grants to each other.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 4:05:59 PM

Pakistan embassy staffer shot at in Nepal, manhunt launched
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) A Pakistan embassy employee here was shot at in an audacious attack Thursday, following which police cordoned off a busy area in the capital and launched a manhunt for the runaway gunmen.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 2:55:20 PM

Nepal Maoists resume opposition to Indian investment in hydropower
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) Nepal's ruling Maoist party has resumed its opposition to Indian investment in the republic's thorny hydropower sector, saying they went against the country's national interests.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 2:01:00 PM

Pakistan to add another Twenty20 event to domestic calendar
Karachi, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket bosses have chalked out plans for another Twenty20 tournament which will be added to the domestic calendar this summer.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 1:39:54 PM

No farewell match for Shoaib Akhtar
Karachi, April 14 (IANS) The Pakistan team management is averse to the idea of playing a 'farewell match' for controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 1:34:48 PM

BRICS seeks end to stalemate on UN's anti-terror law
Sanya (China), April 14 (IANS) BRICS countries Thursday called for an early conclusion of the deadlocked talks on UN's comprehensive anti-terror law that seeks to deny terrorists, their financiers and supporters access to funds, arms, and safe havens.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 1:34:19 PM

200 Shanghai elders put off retirement
Shanghai, April 14 (IANS) Over 200 private sector employees have got themselves registered for postponing their retirement age as part of a policy initiated in the city six months back.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 1:15:37 PM

BRICS seeks peace but doesn't oppose Libya air strikes
Sanya (China), April 14 (IANS) Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa Thursday refrained from calling for an end to air strikes on Libya, while denouncing the use of force to end turmoil in the Arab world.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 12:58:15 PM

Pakistan president's website hacking case adjourned
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) A court here has adjourned the case of a man who hacked into the Pakistan president's website and uploaded material defaming Asif Ali Zardari.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 12:26:02 PM

Pakistan Embassy staffer shot at in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) A 36-year-old Pakistani national, employed at the Pakistani Embassy in Kathmandu, survived a day-light bid on his life Thursday, within three days of a Nepali minister facing a similar attack.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 12:12:04 PM

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