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Niqab ban gets unanimous support in Canada
Toronto, March 28 (IANS) Canadians have unanimously supported the niqab ban announced by French-speaking Quebec province this week. After France, the Canadian province is the first in North America to ban the niqab, a top-to-toe dress worn by Muslim women.

Sunday, March 28, 2010 9:26:13 AM

Malaysian Indian Congress bids for by-election
Kuala Lumpur, March 27 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), a member of the ruling alliance, hopes to field its deputy president to re-claim a parliament seat which Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said it is capable of winning.

Saturday, March 27, 2010 1:32:22 PM

Tensions high as South Korean warship sinks
Seoul, March 27 (DPA) Fortysix crew were missing after a South Korean Navy ship sank near the maritime border with North Korea in the Yellow Sea, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, March 27, 2010 11:49:09 AM

Eight detained for child trafficking in China
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Eight people, including two women, have been detained after being caught selling infants in China's Fujian province, police said Saturday.

Saturday, March 27, 2010 11:15:21 AM

Nalanda University bill in parliament next month
Singapore, March 26 (IANS) Giving a push to reviving the Nalanda University, India Friday said the land to set up an international university in its Bihar state has been acquired and a legislation to take the project forward will be tabled in parliament next month.

Friday, March 26, 2010 10:37:24 PM

China creates world's first genetically modified cow
Hohhot (China), March 26 (IANS) Chinese scientists have created the world's first genetically modified cow that can give milk rich in Omega-3 fatty acid, Xinhua reported.

Friday, March 26, 2010 10:01:20 PM

6.2 earthquake shakes Indonesia
Jakarta, March 26 (DPA) A strong earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale struck the eastern Indonesian islands in Maluku province Friday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, meteorologists said.

Friday, March 26, 2010 5:37:29 PM

Cheated by boyfriend, Beijing woman steals 36,000 yuan
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) A 50-year-old woman allegedly stole 36,000 yuan ($5,270) from her 73-year-old boyfriend here when she found out that he had cheated on her and refused to marry her.

Friday, March 26, 2010 5:22:36 PM

Chinese man planned to kill 30 students
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) The 42-year-old former community doctor in China's Nanping city, who stabbed 13 primary school students Tuesday morning, killing eight of them, has said he planned to kill 30 children on that day, police said.

Friday, March 26, 2010 5:12:49 PM

China executes housing department official for corruption
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) China has executed a housing department official for embezzling public fund amounting to 120 million yuan ($18 million), a report said Friday.

Friday, March 26, 2010 4:48:38 PM

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