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Seven killed as magnitude-5.6 quake hits Turkey
Ankara, Nov 10 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 23 injured after a quake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale hit eastern Turkey, the government said Thursday.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 8:52:52 PM

Two Pakistani Hindus get bail in grave digging case
Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) A Pakistani court Thursday granted bail to two Hindus, accused of digging graves and stealing bones, on surety bonds of Rs.20,000 each, Online news agency reported.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 8:26:32 PM

India announces capacity-building initiatives for SAARC
Addu Atoll (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) India Thursday committed itself to building capacities of SAARC nations by announcing a slew of measures in educational and cultural fields, apart from calling for greater linkages between the eight nations in the connectivity, communication and information sectors.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 8:20:42 PM

Gangjee tied 5th in Singapore Open golf, Jeev shares 9th place
Singapore, Nov 10 (IANS) India's Rahil Gangjee shot a 6-under par 65 to finish at tied fifth after the first round of the Barclays Singapore Open golf here Thursday while former champion Jeev Milkha Singh played through the pain barrier to shoot a five-under-par 66 for tied ninth.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 7:56:52 PM

India unveils duty cuts for SAARC LDCs, says let's trust each other
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Stressing that the global economy is 'under stress,' India Thursday announced trade concession for poorer SAARC countries and exhorted the grouping's members 'to put aside differences' and work towards the 'higher calling' of regional integration through more trade and all-round connectivity.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 7:43:47 PM

India initiates major free trade move in SAARC
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) In a major boost to its trade liberalisation effort, India Thursday brought down the sensitive list for least developed countries under the South Asian Free Trade Area Agreement (SAFTA) to 25 tariff lines from the existing 480 and said zero basic customs duty access will immediately be given to all the removed items.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 7:18:31 PM

India initiates major free trade move in SAARC
Addu Atoll (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) In a major trade liberalisation move, India Thursday announced the reduction of the 'sensitive list' for least developed countries under the South Asian Free Trade Area Agreement (SAFTA) from the existing 480 tariff lines to 25 tariff lines.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 6:14:29 PM

Two killed in Afghanistan suicide attack
Kabul, Nov 10 (IANS) At least two people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in an Afghanistan town Thursday, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 6:14:14 PM

India, Pakistan unveil 'new chapter', agree on 26/11 justice
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday talked about writing 'a new chapter' in their accident-prone ties, with Islamabad assuring New Delhi that the terrorists behind the Mumbai carnage, that virtually froze relations between the neighbours, will be brought to justice soon.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 5:44:45 PM

Man dies after kite's string cuts his throat
Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) A 30-year-old man died in Pakistan's Lahore city after a stray kite's string cut his throat.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 5:10:08 PM

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