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Pakistan have no problems playing in India: Afridi
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 15 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, who had earlier voiced concern at playing in India, Tuesday dispelled any such fears after the team made it to the quarterfinals of the World Cup with a victory over Zimbabwe.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 5:23:33 PM

Temperature rises in two more reactors at Japan n-plant
Tokyo, March 15 (IANS) Temperatures have been rising slightly in two units of Japan's Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant, where four other reactors were already shut following a series of explosions and fire, a government official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 4:29:37 PM

China not affected by Japan nuclear leak
Beijing, March 15 (IANS) China remains unaffected from radioactive leakages following a third explosion at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, the country's nuclear watchdog said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 3:37:05 PM

Sleepless and tense in Sendai
Sendai (Japan), March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A crumpled dark blue truck hanging out of the window of a local convenience store on Sendai's ravaged coastline is a powerful symbol of the devastated lives of millions in the north east of Japan's coast.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 2:43:26 PM

Gul bags maiden World Cup MOM award (Match highlights)
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 15 (IANS) Pakistan's Umar Gul got his maiden World Cup man of the match award for his bowling after his team's seven-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in a Group A match Monday. He also became the second Pakistani bowler to claim ten wickets (ave.16.00) in the present tournament.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 2:27:10 PM

Radiation jumps after third reactor blast in Japan
Tokyo, March 15 (DPA) Radiation levels spiked Tuesday after blasts and a fire at reactors in a quake-damaged nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan, and a government spokesman said they were high enough to affect human health.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 2:20:42 PM

Ziaur Rahman 'passively involved' in Mujib murder: US scribe
Dhaka, March 15 (IANS) US journalist and writer Lawrence Lifschultz has alleged that Bangladesh's founding leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was killed in 'a plot' in August 1975 in which Ziaur Rahman was 'passively involved'.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 1:36:55 PM

Bangladesh celebrates cricket victory
Dhaka, March 15 (IANS) A cricket World Cup win has sent Bangladesh into a celebratory mood, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sending sweets even to opposition leader Khaleda Zia.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 1:08:51 PM

Grameen Yunus's petition hearing put off for two weeks
Dhaka, March 15 (IANS) The Bangladesh Supreme Court Tuesday adjourned for two weeks a hearing against a high court verdict upholding the removal of Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus as managing director of Grameen Bank.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 12:54:12 PM

Flight ban over Fukushima nuclear plant
Tokyo, March 15 (IANS) Japan Tuesday banned flights within a 30-km range of the Fukushima nuclear plant amid radiation fears due to a series of explosions at the facility, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 12:53:40 PM

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