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50 hurt in Pakistan stampede
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) At least 50 people were injured in a stampede during distribution of relief cards among flood affected people in Pakistan's Nowshera town Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 6:51:25 PM

Meat found laden with banned chemicals in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Sep 29 (IANS) Hong Kong's food safety watchdog Wednesday said meat sold in many shops was found laden with chemical preservatives forbidden under the region's laws.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 6:29:05 PM

Pakistan, South Africa to play charity match for flood relief
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan and South Africa will play a charity cricket match in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to help collect funds for the over 20 million flood affected people in Pakistan.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 6:04:00 PM

Al Qaeda leader killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) A senior Al Qaeda leader has reportedly been killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, security officials Wednesday said.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 5:16:56 PM

Bangladesh to host its biggest art show next month
Dhaka, Sep 29 (IANS) The biggest international art exhibition and competition in Bangladesh, for which 26 countries have confirmed participation so far, will begin Oct 8, an official said.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 5:00:09 PM

5,000 Chinese orphans get free insurance
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) Five thousand orphans in China have received a year of free medical insurance for treatment of 'critical illnesses'.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 4:34:34 PM

Ousted Nepal king's minister joins Maoists
Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) Politics continued to bring together strange bed fellows in Nepal with a veteran politician, who had supported deposed king Gyanendra's coup and became minister in the royal cabinet, Wednesday joining the former king's arch enemies, the Maoists.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 4:01:23 PM

Bangladeshi arrested with over 1,000 live tortoises
Bangkok, Sep 29 (DPA) Thai police arrested a Bangladeshi man with four suitcases full of live tortoises they believe were destined for a popular Bangkok weekend market, the customs chief said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 3:21:12 PM

Bangladeshi shooters can win big money
Dhaka, Sep 29 (IANS) Bangladeshi shooters who win a gold in the Commonwealth Games will get a reward of one million taka (over $14,000).

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 3:01:10 PM

Nepal lawyers move court ahead of ninth PM vote
Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) With the vote to elect a new prime minister turning farcical in Nepal, a group of lawyers is asking the Supreme Court to intervene as parliament Thursday goes for an unprecedented ninth round of election.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:30:53 PM

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