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Hasina signed secret security deal with India: Bangladesh party
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, the country's largest Islamist party, has alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina signed 'a secret security deal' during her visit to India.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 10:24:38 AM

Dhaka nabs Pakistanis with fake Indian currency
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) Three people, including two Pakistanis, were arrested and Rs.1 million in fake Indian currency was seized from their possession at a hotel in this Bangladeshi capital, police said.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 10:24:23 AM

Hunks are business eye-candy in Japan
Tokyo, Jan 20 (DPA) At the entrance to a Tokyo fashion boutique a tall Japanese man holds open the doors for the shop's female customers. The young man is tall, well-built and handsome, sports black hair cut in the latest fashion, perfect skin, a cool look and is always impeccably polite. Just like the ladies like it.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 9:35:31 AM

South Korea bans junk-food commercials
Seoul, Jan 19 (DPA) South Korea's government Tuesday limited television advertisements for high-calorie foods in a bid to halt a trend toward obesity among the country's children.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 10:49:24 PM

IPL: Pakistani sports minister telephones Indian counterpart
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Disappointed over 11 Pakistani cricketers being ignored at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, Sports Minister Ejaz Jhakhrani Tuesday telephoned his Indian counterpart to lodge a protest but was informed that the government did not have a say in the matter.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 8:39:58 PM

China and India partners not opponents: Chinese premier
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) China and India were not opponents but partners, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said here Tuesday at a meeting with visiting Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 8:02:53 PM

Anand held for third time; Abhijit, Hari win
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 19 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand was held to his third straight draw in the third round of the Corus Grandmasters chess tournament.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 6:55:32 PM

Japan Airlines files for bankruptcy protection
Tokyo, Jan 19 (IANS) Japan's top carrier, Japan Airlines Corporation (JAL), Tuesday formally filed for bankruptcy protection, paving the way for state-led restructuring.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 3:18:07 PM

China bans Avatar' from cinemas
Beijing, Jan 19 (DPA) Chinese authorities have ordered cinemas to stop showing box-office smash 'Avatar', reports here said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 1:30:44 PM

Ban on Internet, mobile to be lifted in restive China region
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) China has decided to allow international calls, Internet access and other communication services in the restive Uygur region, six months after a communal riot that left around 200 people dead.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 10:47:57 AM

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