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Iran to launch new satellites, Ahmadinejad says
Tehran, Feb 7 (DPA) Iran's president said Monday the country would launch several new locally built satellites within the next 13 months, state-media reported.

Monday, February 07, 2011 9:04:39 PM

Body of girl raped, whipped to be exhumed
Dhaka, Feb 7 (IANS) The body of a teenaged girl who was raped and whipped more than 100 times following a fatwa by a Muslim cleric last month is to be exhumed, the Dhaka High Court ordered Monday.

Monday, February 07, 2011 8:44:25 PM

Hindu temple at centre of Thai-Cambodian border battle
Bangkok, Feb 7 (DPA) Preah Vihear, an ancient Hindu temple located at Monday's border skirmish between Thailand and Cambodia is at the centre of an escalating row between the two southeast Asian nations.

Monday, February 07, 2011 6:47:14 PM

New Year fireworks set off 5,945 blazes in China
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) The tradition of bursting firecrackers on the occasion of Chinese New Year to ward off evil spirits has been blamed for rising number of fire accidents across the country during the festive season.

Monday, February 07, 2011 5:28:56 PM

Floods in Sri Lanka displace more than 1.2 mn
Colombo, Feb 7 (DPA) Ongoing heavy rainfall in northern and eastern Sri Lanka raised the number of displaced people to more than 1.2 million as flooding caused widespread damage, the Disaster Management Centre said Monday.

Monday, February 07, 2011 4:44:44 PM

Fire at 1,000-year-old temple in China
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) A fire in a 1,000-year-old temple in China is believed to have destroyed a building of the temple.

Monday, February 07, 2011 4:38:00 PM

2 Indian vessels anchor off Pakistan coast
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Two Indian cargo vessels that were facing rough seas were permitted to anchor off the Pakistan coast, a media report said Monday.

Monday, February 07, 2011 2:50:57 PM

Sikhs in Pakistan seek compensation for terror losses
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Sikhs in Pakistan's Orakzai Agency bordering Afghanistan have asked the government to compensate the community for the huge losses inflicted on them by terrorists.

Monday, February 07, 2011 2:24:53 PM

Musharraf is now an accused in Benazir killing
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf's name was Monday included in the list of accused in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, a media report said.

Monday, February 07, 2011 1:47:13 PM

Lahore shooting: 3 more Americans barred from leaving Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Three more Americans, besides US official Raymond Davis who fatally shot two Pakistanis in Lahore, have been prohibited from going abroad, said an official.

Monday, February 07, 2011 1:30:59 PM

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