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7.3 magnitutde quake jolts Pakistan, Delhi rocked
Islamabad/New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Panic-stricken people rushed out of their homes - some of them reciting verses from the Quran - as a 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook Pakistan early Wednesday. Two women died and three people were hospitalised after suffering heart attack.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 1:13:41 PM

Malaysian minister orders probe in Sikh trainee's hair cut
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 19 (IANS) Malaysian Defence Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has ordered a probe into a claim of a Sikh trainee of the National Service that his hair was cut while he slept during a camp.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 11:38:20 AM

Suzuki Kizashi, Swift with all-wheel-drive
Tokyo, Jan 19 (DPA) The Japanese car maker Suzuki is offering with immediate effect on the European markets an all-wheel drive version of its top-of-the-range Kizashi model and the Suzuki Swift.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 10:05:54 AM

Japanese shares up on Apple, US gains
Tokyo, Jan 19 (DPA) Japanese stocks climbed in Wednesday morning trading, boosted by overnight US gains and a robust earnings report from Apple Inc.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 9:51:20 AM

Ahmadinejad not in favour of jail for filmmaker
Tehran, Jan 19 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's chief of staff has said the leader was not in favour of the jailing of renowned filmmaker Jafar Panahi, Fars news agency reported.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 9:41:41 AM

Two die in blast near school in Peshawar
Peshawar, Jan 19 (IANS) At least two people were killed and several children were injured Wednesday in a blast that took place near a school in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar city, police said.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 9:40:00 AM

Bar Rafaeli's first film premieres in Israel
Tel Aviv, Jan 19 (DPA) Israeli top model Bar Rafaeli is following in the footsteps of her American boyfriend, Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, after her first feature film, 'Session', had its Israel premiere.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 6:03:54 AM

Houses collapse in Pakistan quake Comment1
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) At least 10 houses collapsed or were damaged after a magnitude 7.4 earthquake hit a sparsely-populated mountainous region of Pakistan's Balochistan province early Wednesday, media reports said.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 5:03:56 AM

Quake hits Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) A magnitude 7.4 earthquake jolted southwestern Pakistan early Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported on its website.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 2:45:14 AM

60 killed in Iraq suicide bombing
Tikrit (Iraq), Jan 18 (DPA) Nearly 60 people were killed Tuesday in a suicide bombing outside a crowded police recruitment centre in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, security officials said.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 10:22:15 PM

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