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Stabilising prices remains top priority for China: central bank
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) The People's Bank of China (PBOC), or the central bank, has said that it will continue to make stabilising prices a top priority of its macro controls in the remaining months of the year.

Saturday, August 13, 2011 3:20:29 PM

Nepal police comes to Indian's aid
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) An Indian working in Saudi Arabia, who was defrauded of his money and threatened with being slapped with a criminal case as well by the perpetrator, says he was incredulous to have received prompt help from the police of Nepal, who bailed him out.

Saturday, August 13, 2011 2:56:40 PM

Pakistan amends 150-year-old political regulation
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Pakistan has amended a 150-year-old political regulation that allowed authorities to raze houses of criminals and their relatives in Pushtun-inhabited tribal areas.

Saturday, August 13, 2011 1:16:51 PM

Pakistan frets over burqa bombers
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Burqa-clad women suicide bombers in Pakistan have posed a potent threat to the country as it grapples to deal with the Taliban.

Saturday, August 13, 2011 1:02:58 PM

Nepal awaits prime minister's resignation
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) Caught between an implacable opposition and a feckless ally, Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal began to make last-ditch attempts to save his floundering government Saturday as the deadline dawned for his resignation.

Saturday, August 13, 2011 1:01:48 PM

US national kidnapped in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) An American was kidnapped Saturday morning from his home in Lahore city by nearly 10 people, a police official said.

Saturday, August 13, 2011 12:46:53 PM

Meat prices go up in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Meat prices in Pakistan have been steadily rising over the past two years, with butchers and meat exporters blaming each other for the price rise.

Saturday, August 13, 2011 12:13:52 PM

Dead Pakistani teenager's liver transplanted
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The liver of a dead Pakistani teenager, who had pledged to donate his organ, was successfully transplanted in Lahore city.

Saturday, August 13, 2011 12:08:11 PM

Search women in burqa without exception: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Women wearing burqa 'need to be searched without exception', said a leading Pakistani daily after a woman suicide bomber blew herself up in Peshawar city.

Saturday, August 13, 2011 11:44:31 AM

Pakistani hurt as flight hits turbulence
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) A passenger, who had not fastened his seatbelt, got hurt when the aircraft he was travelling in on a domestic flight in Pakistan dropped several hundred feet during a turbulence.

Saturday, August 13, 2011 11:44:12 AM

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