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US n-sub to arrive in Philippines
Manila, Jan 31 (IANS) A US nuclear attack submarine, which was the first to launch Tomahawk missiles in an Iraqi operation in 2003, will arrive in the Philippines Friday for a routine port visit, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, January 31, 2013 5:40:05 PM

'Himalayan Viagra' declining, warn biologists
Kathmandu, Jan 31 (IANS) Yarsagumba, commonly known as the "Himalayan Viagra", is declining in Nepal, biological conservationists warned.

Thursday, January 31, 2013 4:40:04 PM

Demand for gas masks triple in Israel
Tel Aviv, Jan 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The demand for gas masks almost tripled in Israel in January amid concerns about the safety of the Syrian chemical weapons stockpile.

Thursday, January 31, 2013 4:40:04 PM

'Vishwaroop': one helluva entertainer, and no sentiments hurt (IANS Movie Review)
Film: "Vishwaroop"; Actors: Kamal Haasan, Pooja Kumar, Rahul Bose, Andrea Jeremiah, Shekhar Kapur and Jaideep Ahlawat; Director: Kamal Haasan; Rating: ****

Thursday, January 31, 2013 4:10:04 PM

Japan's industrial output grows
Tokyo, Jan 31 (IANS) Japan's industrial production rose a seasonally adjusted 2.5 percent in December 2012 from the previous month for the first rise in two months, according to the data released by the government Thursday.

Thursday, January 31, 2013 3:42:01 PM

Unesco to help protect Mali's heritage
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Unesco will do everything possible to safeguard and rebuild Mali's cultural heritage, the UN agency's director-general said Thursday following burning of ancient manuscripts and destruction of mausoleums by Islamist rebels in the west African nation.

Thursday, January 31, 2013 2:22:03 PM

Chinese court convicts two Tibetans
Beijing, Jan 31 (IANS) A court in southwest China's Sichuan province Thursday convicted two Tibetans of "intentional homicide" for inciting eight people to self-immolate, three of whom died.

Thursday, January 31, 2013 11:48:02 AM

Tell us the truth on Kargil, demands Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) The country deserves to know the truth on the Kargil "fiasco" that led to the deaths of hundreds of Pakistani soldiers and damaged ties with India, said a leading Pakistani daily.

Thursday, January 31, 2013 10:48:02 AM

Cultural terrorism: Idea of India threatened (Comment)
Shah Rukh Khan one day and Kamal Haasan the next. Is it mere coincidence or a sign of an increasingly knee-jerk, reactionary India that two of its most loved film icons are forced to go public to painstakingly reassert their secular identity and insist, in case the message is lost, that they are proud Indians?

Thursday, January 31, 2013 10:36:02 AM

Three killed in Karachi bombing
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) At least three people were killed and four others injured Wednesday in a bomb blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, a media report said.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 9:26:02 PM

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