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Shanghai residents ill-prepared for fire, shows survey
Shanghai, Nov 18 (IANS) Around half of Shanghai residents couldn't locate fire-fighting equipment in buildings where they work or live, revealed a survey that was undertaken after a fire in a high-rise building here left at least 53 people dead.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 1:58:07 PM

Lashkar-e-Jhangvi splitting into eight cells
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), the Pakistan-based terror outfit with strong links to Al Qaeda, is in the process of splitting into at least eight small cells for better coordination from Karachi to Waziristan, a media report said.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 1:55:58 PM

Asian Games shooting: Bronze for Vijay, rifle shooters disappoint
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Vijay Kumar won a bronze in the men's 25 metres centre fire pistol competition while rifle shooters put up a disappointing show in the 50 metres three position event at the Asian Games here Thursday.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 1:21:16 PM

Asian Games tennis: Sania breezes into second round, Poojashree loses
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza powered into the women's singles second round while it was curtains for Poojashree Venkatesha at the Asian Games here Thursday.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 1:06:25 PM

Pakistani police involved in rape, rights violations
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) A large number of police officials across Pakistan have been booked for rape and human rights violations in the last three years, says an official report submitted to the interior ministry.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 1:03:10 PM

Two silvers, bronze for India on sixth day of Asiad
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) Two silvers and a bronze came India's way on the sixth day of the Asian Games here via the rowers and a shooter, taking the country's tally to 16.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:53:49 PM

Asian Games shooting: Vijay wins bronze in 25m centre fire pistol
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Vijay Kumar won a bronze in the men's 25m centre fire pistol event at the Asian Games here Thursday.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:23:23 PM

Sri Lanka's president to start second term Friday
Colombo, Nov 18 (DPA) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is due to be sworn in for his second term Friday, a day after his 65th birthday.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:21:13 PM

Malaysian Indian lawyer knifed to death
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 18 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian lawyer was slashed to death by two masked men outside his home in Ipoh, the capital of Perak state, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 11:27:26 AM

Asian Games rowing: Two silver medals for India in men's four
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's sixth day campaign at the Asian Games got off to a bright start Thursday with rowers winning two silver medals in the men's four and lightweight men's four events at the International Rowing Centre here.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 10:41:18 AM

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