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Dhaka's new policy to protect `sensitive' industries
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) Bangladesh's National Industrial Policy 2010 aims to protect 'sensitive, vulnerable industries' while supporting both the public and the private sector.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 12:18:39 PM

Nepal government to probe Chinese bribe scandal
Kathmandu, Sep 7 (IANS) Ahead of the seventh round of vote Tuesday to elect new premier, Nepal's caretaker government said it would form a committee to investigate the scandal about the opposition Maoist party allegedly seeking millions of rupees from a 'friend' in China to buy MPs' votes.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 12:18:22 PM

Flood-hit North Korea seeks help from South Korea
Seoul, Sep 7 (IANS) North Korea has asked South Korea to send rice and necessary construction equipment to help it recover from floods, the government here said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 10:30:24 AM

Chinese to sue Japan firm over forced labour during WWII
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) About 100 labourers in China will file a lawsuit next week against a Japanese company demanding apology and compensation for being forced to work in the firm during World War II, their lawyer said.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 7:47:07 AM

China to give additional $29 mn to flood-hit Pakistan
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) China has announced that it would provide an additional 200 million yuan ($29.4 million) of humanitarian aid for relief and reconstruction in the flood-hit Pakistan.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 6:38:58 AM

Iran rejects IAEA report as politically motivated
Tehran, Sep 7 (DPA) Iran rejected Monday's report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as politically motivated and partial, ISNA news agency reported.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 5:08:02 AM

Keira Knightley rides Ducati in new Chanel ad
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley will be seen riding a Ducati motorbike in the new Chanel advertisement.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 12:34:32 AM

200 Chinese pilots faked their resumes
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) Some 200 Chinese pilots have faked their flying histories with more than half of them working for an airline involved in China's worst plane crash in several years, media reports said Monday.

Monday, September 06, 2010 9:03:21 PM

Now China is 5th largest global investor
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) China has surged in both outbound and inward investments and now ranks fifth largest investing nation worldwide with outbound direct investment (ODI) totalling $56.5 billion, a media report said Monday.

Monday, September 06, 2010 8:43:09 PM

Over 1,750 died in Pakistan floods
Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS) The toll in Pakistan's devastating floods rose to 1,752 Monday, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani told a high-level meeting to discuss post-floods situation.

Monday, September 06, 2010 7:42:07 PM

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