Klang (Malaysia), Nov 1 (IANS) Traditional dresses worn by Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai in the films 'Raavan' and 'Robot', which have been runaway hits here this year, are the flavour of the season as Malaysian Indians shop for Deepavali.
Monday, November 01, 2010 1:30:19 PM
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) China has built its first ever indigenous fire trucks and will release these to the provinces early next year. The country had earlier either imported or modified ordinary trucks into fire engines.
Monday, November 01, 2010 12:38:46 PM
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) A group of Sikh families, who fled from Pakistan's Orakzai tribal agency after Taliban rebels unleashed a reign of terror, have now returned home. Said a beaming 11-year-old: 'I'm very happy to have returned to my village.'
Monday, November 01, 2010 12:32:19 PM
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan's education sector requires serious attention, a leading Pakistan daily said while labelling the situation 'quite dismal'.
Monday, November 01, 2010 11:54:25 AM
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has given heads of various departments under his ministry a one week deadline to end corruption.
Monday, November 01, 2010 11:47:26 AM
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) Over 6.5 million census takers Monday fanned out across China and would visiting more than 400 million households to try to get an accurate count of the country's population over a 10-day period.
Monday, November 01, 2010 11:38:51 AM
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) The prices of petroleum products in Pakistan were raised sharply Sunday, the biggest single increase in years.
Monday, November 01, 2010 11:19:27 AM
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said seven of the world's top 10 polluted cities are in China and stressed that the country needs to have a hold over its growing environmental footprint.
Monday, November 01, 2010 11:07:06 AM
Gaza, Nov 1 (IANS) Life will perhaps be a lot better for them now. Seventy men, left disabled when Israel launched a military offensive in Gaza in December 2008, have tied the knot in a mass wedding organised by the ruling Hamas.
Monday, November 01, 2010 10:58:36 AM
Jakarta, Nov 1 (DPA) Indonesia's Mount Merapi sent out new eruptions of hot ash Monday morning, sparking fresh panic among nearby villagers, officials and media reports said.
Monday, November 01, 2010 10:53:46 AM
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