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Gilani vows to quell Karachi violence
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday said that tough action will be taken against people involved in the violence in Karachi. At least 80 people have died so far in the latest wave of violence in the country's financial hub over the past one week.

Monday, August 22, 2011 7:24:42 PM

19 NATO tankers torched in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Nineteen NATO oil tankers went up in flames Monday afternoon after gunmen opened fire at the vehicles in southwest Pakistan.

Monday, August 22, 2011 7:08:28 PM

Taslima whips up storm in Nepal's literary cup
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasrin has willy-nilly whipped up a storm in Nepal, with a comment on social networking site Twitter that was interpreted by some as casting doubts on the republic's sovereignty.

Monday, August 22, 2011 3:32:19 PM

China to have cloud computing base
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China's largest cloud computing base will be in Jiangsu province with a total investment of 400 million yuan.

Monday, August 22, 2011 3:22:20 PM

50,000 palm-leaf manuscripts 'pages' preserved in Tibet
Lhasa, Aug 22 (IANS) More than 50,000 'pages' of palm-leaf manuscripts, written in Sanskrit and other ancient Indian languages, have been preserved in Tibet.

Monday, August 22, 2011 2:34:45 PM

Pakistan begins verifying 81 mn voters
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistan has begun a mammoth task to verify the electoral rolls of 81 million voters.

Monday, August 22, 2011 2:14:27 PM

Nepal crisis deepens as Maoists refuse to surrender arms
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) The crisis in Nepal deepened Monday as major parties failed to name a new consensual prime minister and the former Maoist guerrillas again refused to hand over their weapons, their chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda predicting that the extended Wednesday deadline to form a national unity government would also fail.

Monday, August 22, 2011 1:47:22 PM

Chinese firm terminates six overseas projects
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), the country's largest oil and gas producer, has terminated six exploration projects in Libya and Niger amid ongoing political turbulence in the two nations, a media report said Monday.

Monday, August 22, 2011 1:45:12 PM

Political parties formulate conduct code in Pakistani district
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Political parties have jointly framed a code of conduct for carrying out their activities in Mohmand Agency in Pakistan's northwest.

Monday, August 22, 2011 12:26:44 PM

Pakistani trust to set up 50 sports academies
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) A Pakistani trust, which was set up in the memory of a police official who had led a hockey team to India in 2004, plans to set up 50 sports academies.

Monday, August 22, 2011 11:57:40 AM

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