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Pakistan capable of winning World Cup, says Aravinda de Silva
Colombo, March 17 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka captain Aravinda de Silva believes that if Pakistan play consistently then the 1992 champions can go on to win World Cup-2011.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 3:45:38 PM

ISI-CIA deal clinched Davis release, US denies paying blood money
Islamabad/Washington, March 17 (IANS) The release of Raymond Davis, an American who killed two men in Lahore, was based on a clandestine deal struck between Pakistan's spy agency ISI and the American CIA as the US strongly denied paying any 'blood money' to the family of the dead.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 3:35:55 PM

We are gradually closing in on our target: Tamim
Dhaka, March 17 (IANS) Aggressive Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal feels his team is gradually getting closer to its target of making it to the cricket World Cup quarterfinals though it is yet to play at its best.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 3:35:20 PM

China launches crackdown on toxic lunch box makers
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) China has launched a crackdown after a survey revealed that 40 percent of manufacturers are selling disposable lunch boxes that can be toxic.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 3:14:18 PM

Malaysian parliament shuns debate on novel opposed by Indians
Kuala Lumpur, March 17 (IANS) The Malaysian parliament has rejected a motion to debate a controversial book that has upset sections of ethnic Indian community for having references to the caste system among the Hindus.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 2:47:44 PM

Shoaib Akhtar to retire after World Cup
Colombo, March 17 (IANS) Enigmatic Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar will retire from international cricket after the ongoing World Cup.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 2:42:55 PM

22 killed in Pakistan drone strike
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) A US drone strike Thursday in Pakistan's northwest tribal belt killed 22 suspected Taliban militants, officials said.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 2:42:21 PM

Indian family in exposure zone in Japan to be evacuated
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) The Indian mission in Japan has located an Indian family stuck in the nuclear exposure zone and is in the process of evacuating them, Indian Ambassador to Japan Alok Prasad said Thursday.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 2:04:37 PM

Davis's release challenged in Pakistan court
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) A petition was filed in a Pakistan court Thursday challenging the release of CIA security contractor Raymond Davis, who was let off Wednesday after paying compensation to the kin of the two people he had shot in January, a media report said.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 2:01:56 PM

14 killed in Pakistan drone attack
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) A US drone strike Thursday in Pakistan's northwest tribal belt killed 14 suspected militants, officials said.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 1:40:25 PM

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