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Malaysian Hindus to hold floating chariot festival
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 26 (IANS) The annual Masi Magam Theppa Thiruvila (floating chariot) festival will be held Sunday at the Sri Singamuga Kaliamman temple in Teluk Bahang.

Friday, February 26, 2010 10:21:24 AM

Myanmar Supreme Court turns down Aung San Suu Kyi's appeal
Yangon, Feb 26 (DPA) Myanmar's Supreme Court Friday turned down an appeal by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi against her sentence of 18 months of house detention, which would keep her confined during a general election planned this year, her defence lawyers said.

Friday, February 26, 2010 10:00:01 AM

Explosion hits Kabul shopping centre, hotel
Kabul, Feb 26 (DPA) Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, was hit by a large explosion Friday morning, officials said.

Friday, February 26, 2010 9:55:33 AM

China factory blast toll rises to 19
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) The toll in Wednesday's explosion at a factory in China's Hebei province has risen to 19, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 5:06:09 PM

Alarming rate of divorce among non-Malays in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 25 (IANS) The divorce rate among non-Malays increased from two percent to eight percent in the first five years since 2000 and was expected to reach 13 percent this year, said an official of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC)'s women's wing.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 1:41:12 PM

Singapore watchdog probes Hindu temple management
Singapore, Feb 25 (DPA) Singapore's charity watchdog launched a probe into a popular Hindu temple's governance and administration, the Straits Times reported Thursday.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 10:05:14 AM

Goa police hunt for Israeli drug dealer's Kazakh girlfriend
Panaji, Feb 25 (IANS) Anti narcotics sleuths are tracking down the Kazakh girlfriend of an alleged Israeli drug peddler arrested in the coastal belt of north Goa for possesing durgs worth Rs 3.81 lakh.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 2:53:28 AM

Saudi Arabian goes on trial for hotel bombings in Indonesia
Jakarta, Feb 24 (DPA) A Saudi Arabian citizen went on trial Wednesday for his alleged role in financing the bombings of JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton hotels in Jakarta last year.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 5:39:24 PM

Do more to limit global warming, UN tells countries
Bali, Feb 24 (IANS) Countries will have to be far more ambitious in cutting greenhouse gas emissions if the world is to effectively limit a rise in global temperature to 2 degrees Celsius, says the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 4:32:37 PM

Act now, or you'll have e-waste mountain, UN tells India
Bali, Feb 24 (IANS) India, China and other developing countries face 'the spectre of hazardous e-waste mountains' unless they step up action to collect and recycle e-waste, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has warned.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 3:22:19 PM

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