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US drone targets Taliban meeting in Pakistan, 41 dead (Third Lead)
Islamabad, March 17 (DPA) US unmanned drones Thursday fired four missiles into a suspected Taliban compound in Pakistan's northwestern tribal area along Afghan border, killing at least 41 and injuring several people, intelligence officials said.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 10:47:22 PM

Japan struggles to prevent n-meltdown, 20 people irradiated
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) Japan scrambled to prevent a nuclear meltdown as military vehicles late Thursday started to pour water on the over-heating Fukushima plant that was severely damaged in last week's quake and tsunami. Twenty people were confirmed to have suffered from radiation exposure.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 10:32:26 PM

Shoaib walks off with no regrets
Colombo, March 17 (IANS) Once regarded as the world's fastest bowler, Pakistan's Shoaib Akhtar Thursday announced his retirment from international cricket after the World Cup and said he is walking off with no regrets in a career that has seen many ups and downs.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 9:04:56 PM

Choppers dump water over Japan n-plant, 20 people irradiated
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) Japan Thursday scrambled to prevent a nuclear meltdown as army helicopters poured sea water on the over-heating Fukushima plant that was severly damaged in last week's quake and tsunami. Twenty people were confirmed to have suffered from radiation exposure.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 8:31:09 PM

Pakistanis protest against Davis' release
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Street protests erupted in Pakistan for a second day Thursday against the release of American Raymond Davis, whose arrest after he shot dead two Pakistani men in January triggered a major diplomatic row between the two countries.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 7:36:22 PM

Cake and good wishes for Bangladesh cricket team (World Cup Diary)
Dhaka, Mar 17 (IANS) With Bangladesh still a formidable contender for a World Cup quarterfinal berth, there is no end to celebrations and good luck wishes for the Shakib Al Hasan's team.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 5:57:51 PM

Choppers pour water over Japan n-plant, 20 people irradiated
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) Giant helicopters poured sea water on the over-heating Fukushima nuclear plant in a desperate bid to prevent a meltdown as 20 people were confirmed to have suffered from radiation exposure.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 5:21:59 PM

US drone targets Taliban meeting in Pakistan, 30 dead
Islamabad, March 17 (DPA) US unmanned drones Thursday fired four missiles into a suspected Taliban compound in Pakistan's northwestern tribal area along Afghan border, killing at least 30 and injuring 10 people, intelligence officials said.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 5:01:08 PM

Radiation high at Japanese plant despite cooling effort
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Radiation levels remain high at the quake-stricken Fukushima Daiichi plant in east Japan, the plant's operator said, as efforts continue to cool the reactors from the air.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 4:01:23 PM

Beijing puts electronic meters to collect parking fee
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) The Beijing authority will install electronic metres at various parking lots to collect charges from vehicle owners using the space, a move which would gradually replace manual attendants.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 3:53:43 PM

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