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Malaysia most proficient in English in Asia, 9th globally: Survey
Kuala Lumpur, April 7 (IANS) Malaysia has been rated most proficient nation in the use of English language among Asian countries where English is not the mother tongue. It stands ninth globally as per a proficiency index report published here.

Thursday, April 07, 2011 9:53:55 AM

Malaysian Indian challenges government order on party registration
Kuala Lumpur, April 7 (IANS) An ethnic Indian lawyer has challenged the government's decision not to register Human Rights Party (HRP) as a political party, saying the approval process adopted was 'selective' and 'mala fide.'

Thursday, April 07, 2011 9:00:41 AM

Bob Dylan enthrals Beijing
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) American music legend Bob Dylan enthralled a packed crowd in Beijing Wednesday night at a concert that marked his debut in China.

Thursday, April 07, 2011 6:59:18 AM

Pilot killed in Turkish helicopter crash
Istanbul, April 7 (IANS) One pilot was killed and two were injured in a helicopter crash in northwestern Turkey, officials said.

Thursday, April 07, 2011 2:59:00 AM

Stop flirting with extremism, Dhaka daily tells politicians
Dhaka, April 6 (IANS) A prominent Dhaka daily newspaper has urged political parties to take note of 'what has happened in Pakistan' and 'stop flirting with religious extremism' as had happened during Monday's strike.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011 4:31:45 PM

Pakistan drop Razzaq, Kamran from ODIs, T20 side
Karachi, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan dropped Abdul Razzaq and Kamran Akmal and rested Umar Gul and Younis Khan from the ODI and Twenty20 squads for the forthcoming series in the West Indies.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011 4:30:29 PM

India's youngest Everest hero sets himself loftier targets
Kathmandu, April 6 (IANS) Twelfth grader Arjun Vajpai, who became the 'tallest' teen-ager in India last year when he climbed Mt Everest, has now set himself loftier goals: To climb the six highest peaks in six other continents, scale all the 13 remaining mountains towering over 8,000 metres or the 'Death Zone', and reach the two Poles as well.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011 4:05:35 PM

Nepal's Christians, Hindus head for clash over burial ground
Kathmandu, April 6 (IANS) Nepal's burgeoning Christian community's demand for a burial ground seemed headed for a collision with the Hindus with the Supreme Court Wednesday deciding to resolve two separate suits together.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011 3:21:57 PM

4 children die in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) At least four children were killed and three people were injured Wednesday in an explosion in Pakistan's northwestern district of Kohat, police said.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011 2:52:46 PM

4 kids die in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) At least four children were killed Wednesday in an explosion in the northwestern Pakistani city of Kohat, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011 2:21:40 PM

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