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Family, coach stand by embattled Pakistani pacer Aamer
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) The famiy and coach of 18-year-old Pakistani pace bowler Mohammad Aamer, one of the three Pakistan cricketers named in spot fixing scandal, insist he is innocent and has been conspired against.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 6:47:17 PM

Pakistan flood-related losses reach $43 bn, says Gilani
Islamabad, Sep 1 (DPA) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Wednesday that his country has suffered losses of around $43 billion due to the floods that have displaced over 17 million people and killed over 1,600.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 3:52:59 PM

British deputy PM visits flood-hit Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Wednesday visited the flood-hit areas in Pakistan's Sindh province along with Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 3:48:57 PM

Russian general found dead on Turkey beach
Istanbul, Sep 1 (DPA) The former deputy chief of a Russian military intelligence service was found dead on the shore of the Mediterranean by Turkish villagers in Hatay province, the Turkish newspaper Vatan reported Wednesday citing Russian sources.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 3:12:14 PM

Converts to Islam should go public: Malaysian Muslim clergy
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 1 (IANS) Malaysia's Muslim religious leaders Wednesday supported the government's proposal to get converts to Islam to publicly announce their religious status, saying this would avoid future family disputes.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 3:12:03 PM

Miss Nepal faces acid test
Kathmandu, Sep 1 (IANS) As 18 young women wait for the curtain to go up and the Miss Nepal 2010 pageant to start at the Tribhuvan Army Officers' Club in Kathmandu Wednesday evening, it's a tense time for all concerned - the participants, the organisers and the main sponsor, Dabur Nepal.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 3:04:49 PM

China solves 278,000 criminal cases in 2010
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) China has cracked 278,000 criminal cases and busted around 1,650 mafia gangs since it launched a nationwide campaign to maintain public security in 2010.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 3:02:08 PM

Sumo wrestling may soon be in Olympics
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) Sumo, the Japanese heavyweight style of wrestling, may soon find its way to the Olympics after 20 years of its internationalisation.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 3:01:12 PM

3,185 dead in China floods in 2010
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) Floods triggered by torrential rains in China in 2010 have left a total of 3,185 people dead and at least 1,060 are still missing, the ministry of civil affairs said.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 1:59:28 PM

US defence chief arrives in Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 1 (DPA) US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates landed in Baghdad Wednesday, following President Barack Obama's declaration that the US combat mission in Iraq has ended.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 1:59:17 PM

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