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'Pakistan shouldn't have bartered self-respect under US pressure'
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistan should not have succumbed to American pressure to 'barter its self-respect' by taking Indian assistance for flood relief when the Kashmiris' 'hugely successful' struggle is being repressed, an editorial in a Pakistani newspaper said Sunday.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 6:23:59 PM

India bundled out for 103 against Sri Lanka
Dambulla, Aug 22 (IANS) India were bowled out for 103 in 33.4 overs against Sri Lanka in the fifth One-Day International of the tri-nation series here Sunday.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 5:21:23 PM

Iran unveils first indigenous drone
Tehran, Aug 22 (IANS) Iran launched its first domestically-designed stealth unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Sunday, Iranian news agency ISNA reported.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 4:18:14 PM

Knife sales banned during Asian Games in Guangzhou
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China will ban the sale of any type of knives during the Asian Games in Guangzhou in November to prevent mental patients from creating nuisance.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 4:03:12 PM

India elect to bat against Sri Lanka
Dambulla, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the ODI tri-nation series here Sunday.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 2:30:59 PM

Anger in Nepal as PM poll likely to fail again
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) Amidst growing anger at the failure of Nepal's major parties to elect a new prime minister even after four rounds of vote, nearly two dozen other parties have threatened to boycott parliament and start a protest movement if Monday's election also fails.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 2:06:01 PM

IMF to review Pakistani budget in floods aftermath
Islamabad, Aug 22 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said it has called a meeting to review Pakistan's budgetary and economic prospects in the aftermath of the floods that have devastated the country's infrastructure.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 1:57:45 PM

Chairman Mao's Long March hits a high note in Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) Almost eight decades after he led the famous Long March of the Red Army, an incredible year-long odyssey overcoming starvation, sickness and decimating ambushes, late Chinese chairman Mao Zedong has hit a high note in Nepal, courtesy the Maoists who drew their inspiration from him.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 1:57:34 PM

Lady Gaga beats Spears to top spot on Twitter
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS) Pop star Britney Spears is no more the Twitter queen. Her fellow singer Lady Gaga now rules the microblogging site with the maximum number of fans.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 12:58:35 PM

Bangladesh opposition protests move to bring back Zia's son
Dhaka, Aug 22 (IANS) Leaders of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) held a nationwide demonstration Sunday against the government's move to bring back their leader Khaleda Zia's son from Thailand where he is undergoing treatment after his parole in 2008. He was arrested for alleged corruption.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 12:34:30 PM

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