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'3 Idiots' one of the best from Bollywood: Malaysian film critic
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 31 (IANS) Applauding the cast and crew of recently released hit film '3 Idiots', a Malaysian film critic described director Rajkumar Hirani's directorial venture as 'one of the best from Bollywood'.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 12:11:16 PM

White House in war of words with Cheney over plane attack
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) The White House fired a salvo at former vice president Dick Cheney in reply to his sharply critical comments on President Barack Obama's response to the botched terror attack on a US airliner on Christmas Day.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 11:53:31 AM

China arrests nine for murder scam in mines
Beijing, Dec 31 (DPA) Police in south-western China's Sichuan province have arrested nine suspects accused of murdering at least nine people with learning difficulties and then claiming compensation from mine owners, state media said Thursday.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 11:23:27 AM

Bangladesh clocks will strike New Year after an extra hour
Dhaka, Dec 31 (IANS) The government has decided to restore Bangladesh standard time (BST) at midnight after Daylight Saving Time (DST) was introduced June 19 this year.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 11:12:03 AM

Indonesia's former president Wahid dies at 69
Jakarta, Dec 31 (DPA) Former president Abdurrahman Wahid, Indonesia's first elected leader after the 1998 fall of the Suharto regime, died Wednesday after long-term illnesses, relatives said. He was 69.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 1:17:10 AM

Tomorrow becomes yesterday in the Pacific
Singapore, Dec 30 (DPA) Is it Dec 31 or Jan 1, still yesterday or already today? Things get complicated at the International Date Line in the Pacific Ocean.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 12:15:26 PM

Vietnam protests China's law on island protection
Hanoi, Dec 30 (DPA) Vietnam has protested a new Chinese law aimed at protecting the nation's islands, including the disputed Spratly and Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, local media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 11:09:56 AM

Japanese researchers develop transparent goldfish
Tokyo, Dec 30 (DPA) A team of Japanese researchers succeeded in developing goldfish with transparent scales and skin so that its organs and muscles can be seen.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 12:13:53 AM

Facebook reunites Indonesian siblings after 35 years
Jakarta, Dec 29 (DPA) An Indonesian woman found a brother who had been missing for more than three decades through the popular social networking site Facebook, a report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 3:57:58 PM

Beijing to help Dhaka build permanent fair centre
Dhaka, Dec 29 (IANS) Bangladesh will begin work on a permanent fair centre in the national capital for which most of the financial assistance will come from China.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 1:40:47 PM

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