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Iran test fires surface-to-sea missiles
Tehran, July 6 (IANS) Iran Wednesday 'successfully' test fired two short-range surface-to-sea missiles near the country's southern port city of Jask, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 8:05:47 PM

Syria completes draft law on media freedom
Damascus, July 6 (IANS) Syria has begun work on a legislation that could lead to media freedom.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 5:32:17 PM

Beijing teenager killed as escalator changes direction
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy was killed and 30 others were injured when a crowded subway escalator suddenly reversed direction, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 5:20:45 PM

23 cm-long worm taken out of woman's brain
Shanghai, July 6 (IANS) A 23 cm long tapeworm has been surgically removed from a Chinese woman's brain.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 4:50:11 PM

China's 4.2 mn security guards to wear new uniform
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) China's 4.2 million security guards will now start putting on a new type of uniform and badge.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 4:49:25 PM

Bangladesh businesses oppose shutdowns
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's business community does not want shutdowns in the country as they are a setback to the economy.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 3:53:06 PM

Bangladesh minister trips over traffic jam
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Late by nearly half an hour in joining the House proceedings, Bangladesh Home Minister Sahara Khatun pleaded she was delayed by traffic congestion -- but she then went on to assure members that 'traffic jam in the city has been reduced to a large extent'.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 3:36:36 PM

Krishna arrives in Dhaka, backs a prosperous Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday began a three-day visit to Dhaka, saying 'a prosperous, stable and democratic' Bangladesh was in the interest of the region and underlining New Delhi's resolve to deepen ties with the neighbouring country.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 3:16:55 PM

Bangladesh opposition party says no to electronic voting
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) The country's main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has said that it is opposed to the introduction of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the next general elections.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 3:04:57 PM

Four Tibetans held during sombre Dalai Lama birthday in Nepal
Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) Four people were arrested from the gates of a Tibetan school in Kathmandu Wednesday for trying to celebrate the 76th birthday of exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama, taking to 16 the number of detentions by Nepal police in a bid to prevent public celebrations.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 3:00:57 PM

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