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Malaysia denies missing jet flew on, search continues (Roundup)
Kuala Lumpur, March 13 (IANS) Malaysian authorities Thursday denied news reports that a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet may have continued flying for some time after its last contact, saying these reports are "inaccurate", even as no trace of the aircraft that went missing Saturday was found on the sixth day of search operations.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 8:46:09 PM

Indian Army chief meets Nepal president, PM
Kathmandu, March 13 (IANS) The visiting Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh Thursday called on Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav and Prime Minister Sushil Koirala at their respective offices and discussed a wide range of issues, including defence cooperation between the two close neighbours.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 7:54:04 PM

Iran rejects UN report on human rights
Tehran, March 13 (IANS) A recent UN report on the human rights situation in Iran "lacks credibility and legality", Iran's foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afhkam said Thursday.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 7:14:04 PM

ICC clears Lorgat of all charges
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday cleared Haroon Lorgat, chief executive of Cricket South Africa (CSA), of charges that he had knowledge of the controversial statement made against the ICC Board and the Future Tours Programme (FTP) by David Becker, the ICC's former legal head, and the subsequent attempts to have it withdrawn.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 6:58:08 PM

US student proposes new theory for missing airliner
Singapore, March 13 (IANS) An undergraduate from Stanford University, California has come up with a new theory on the missing Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines plane which has gone viral on the internet.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 6:18:04 PM

Missing Malaysian jet: Vasthu Shastra expert joins search!
Kuala Lumpur, March 13 (IANS) While scores of vessels and aircraft are still scouring the seas of southeast Asia for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, a Vasthu Shastra expert has claimed the aircraft will be found on or before Saturday.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 5:46:24 PM

Suicide bomber killed near Indian mission in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 13 (IANS) A would-be-suicide bomber was shot dead close to the Indian consulate building in Afghanistan's Kandahar city Thursday, the police said.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 4:20:05 PM

Formula E race in China to be around Bird's Nest
Beijing, March 13 (IANS) FIA Formula E Championship organisers have revealed the location and circuit layout of the Beijing Formula E Grand Prix -- exactly six months ahead of the opening round of the new global electric race series.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 4:10:10 PM

Nepal Maoist parties bury differences, announce working alliance
Kathmandu, March 13 (IANS) Twenty-one months after they split, Nepal's two Maoist parties led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda and Mohan Baidhya 'Kiran' Thursday announced a working alliance which may just be the first step towards their re-unification.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 4:06:05 PM

Pakistan rights commission condemns religious panel's edict
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the retrogressive move by the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) to roll back the Muslim family laws and called on the government to stand in defence of women's rights, a media report Thursday said.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 3:58:05 PM

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