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Manmohan Singh's birthplace in Pakistan lacks basic amenities
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Villagers of Gah Begal in Pakistan's Punjab province, the birth place of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, have been living sans electricity and other basic amenities.

Sunday, February 13, 2011 8:51:02 AM

Clinton 'forced' Qureshi to grant immunity to Davis
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan's former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had pressurised him to verify the diplomatic immunity to Raymond Davis arrested for gunning down two men in Lahore.

Sunday, February 13, 2011 4:41:15 AM

Wait till court decides on Raymond Davis: Pakistan tells US
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) The Pakistan government Saturday made it clear it will wait for the court's decision in the case involving US official Raymond Davis, arrested for killing two Pakistanis, despite repeated pleas for his deportation to America.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:16:01 PM

South Asia committed to democracy: Lok Sabha speaker
Colombo, Feb 12 (IANS) South Asian countries have sent out a message to the world by coming together to promote and protect democracy, said Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar as the guest of honour at a regional conference of parliamentarians here Saturday.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 9:58:54 PM

Resumption of talks with India a breakthrough: Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Terming as 'a breakthrough' the agreement between India and Pakistan to resume bilateral dialogue, Pakistan Saturday said the move is 'likely to result in bringing peace and stability to the region'.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 9:09:34 PM

Did India inspire China to ban smoking in films, TV serials?
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) As the Indian government steadily takes a tough stand against tobacco companies, it seems to have influenced neighbouring Chinese authorities too, who have banned smoking scenes in movies and television shows.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 8:08:38 PM

21 killed in southern Afghanistan attacks
Kabul, Feb 12 (DPA) At least 21 people were killed and scores wounded Saturday in a series of attacks in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, officials said.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 8:04:21 PM

28 killed, 22 injured in Iraq suicide attack
Baghdad, Feb 12 (DPA) At least 28 people were killed and 22 injured Saturday in a suicide bombing attack on a bus carrying Shiite pilgrims in Iraq, security sources said.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 7:58:29 PM

A Chinese market that sells 12 mn flowers for Valentine's Day
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) As Valentine's Day spreads love in the air for all those young at heart across the world, the special occasion creates a big hustle and bustle in a popular flower market of a Chinese province as it trades in 12 million flowers a day!

Saturday, February 12, 2011 7:41:23 PM

Sri Lanka thrash Netherlands in World Cup warm-up match
Colombo, Feb 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka, one of the favourites to win the World Cup, put up an all-round performance to thump the Netherlands by 156 runs in a warm-up match here Saturday.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 7:23:44 PM

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