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Islamabad court seeks official response in Lodhi sacking
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The Islamabad High Court Wednesday asked the government to submit a reply regarding the sacking of then defence secretary Lt. Gen. (retd) Naeem Khalid Lodhi.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 6:20:30 PM

Memo scandal: Court dismisses plea against Mansoor Ijaz
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday dismissed a plea to file a case against Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz who forwarded a secret memo to Washington that said President Asif Ali Zardari last year feared a military coup.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 4:24:12 PM

China plans to launch 30 satellites in 2012
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China plans to launch 21 rockets with 30 satellites in 2012, the China Aerospace and Technology Corporation (CASC) said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 4:00:11 PM

China lets prisoners go home for New Year
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) Dozens of inmates in northwestern China will be temporarily released from jail to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year at home with their families as a reward for their good behaviour.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 3:47:11 PM

Krishna brings healing touch to Tamils
Kilinochchi (Sri Lanka), Jan 18 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna visited this former Tamil Tiger hub Wednesday and gifted medical equipment to a hospital, unveiled a renovated school and handed over houses built with New Delhi''s assistance.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 3:40:51 PM

China against Dalai Lama''s global activities
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) China is against the Dalai Lama''s activities in the international arena, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 3:13:27 PM

China to monitor radiation in water around n-plants
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) China''s health authorities have been told to check for radiation in drinking water around the country''s nuclear power plants.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 1:27:11 PM

Property prices drop in Chinese cities in December
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) Property prices dropped in Chinese cities both on a monthly and annual basis in December as the market cooled following the government''s persistent efforts.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 1:07:11 PM

South Korea''s retail sales grow in December
Seoul, Jan 18 (IANS) Sales at South Korea''s major discount outlets and department stores grew last month largely due to unusually cold weather that drove seasonal goods sales up, a government report showed Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 1:06:41 PM

Zardari has immunity: Pakistani PM''s lawyer
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari has immunity from prosecution, says the lawyer of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani who has been issued a contempt notice by the Supreme Court for not implementing a directive to act against the president for corruption.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 11:59:12 AM

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