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Hindu boy converts to Islam on TV in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) A Pakistani television show broadcast live a Hindu boy converting to Islam, prompting a leading daily to say that it sent "a clear signal that other religions don't enjoy the same status in Pakistan as Islam does".

Friday, July 27, 2012 10:14:29 AM

Three killed in Pakistan bombing
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) At least three people were killed and four injured Thursday night in a bomb blast near a centre of banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Islam in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, Xinhua reported.

Friday, July 27, 2012 1:10:29 AM

Three killed in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) At least three people were killed and four injured Thursday night in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, Xinhua reported.

Friday, July 27, 2012 12:17:39 AM

UAE ambassador hosts Iftar banquet in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Ambassador to Pakistan Essa Abdulla Al Basha Al Nuaimi has hosted an Iftar banquet here.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 10:50:19 PM

40 trapped in China coal mine
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) About 40 miners were trapped Thursday in a coal mine in China after a tunnel collapse.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 6:31:10 PM

US Navy hospital ship heads to Cambodia
Phnom Penh, July 26 (IANS) The US Navy is sending one of its hospital ships to Cambodia to provide free medical services, the US Embassy said Thursday.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 6:21:40 PM

Rush for Sansha domain names in China
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) There has been a rush to secure domain names with Sansha, China's new administrative hub for the South China Sea, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 6:03:09 PM

Pakistani Taliban threatens Myanmar over Muslim attacks
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban Thursday warned of taking revenge if Myanmar fails to stop the alleged killing and arbitrary detention of Muslims in that country.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 5:00:30 PM

China's economy expected to pick up
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) China's economic growth has bottomed out and will pick up in the second half of this year on government monetary and fiscal support as well as improvements in the world economy, experts said.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 2:24:20 PM

Hang on! No quick divorce in Chinese city
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) In China couples can get divorced in less than half an hour, but a city in east China's Zhejiang province has introduced a policy requiring couples to wait for a week before they can get divorce. And many couples seem to have now changed their mind.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 12:15:10 PM

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