Beijing, June 8 (IANS) Visiting Norwegian Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Haakon Bruun-Hassen Tuesday met Chief of the General Staff of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) General Chen Bingde here to discuss military ties, Xinhua reported.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010 2:19:40 PM
Dhaka, June 8 (IANS) Spinners in Bangladesh are switching to expensive cotton from Australia due to 'uncertainties' caused by India's export restrictions, the New Age newspaper said Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010 2:10:59 PM
Dhaka, June 8 (IANS) Twelve people died and dozens were missing Tuesday when their boat capsized on a river in northeastern Bangladesh, police said.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010 1:42:34 PM
Bogota, June 8 (IANS/EFE) The Colombian Army has rescued a woman kidnapped by leftist guerrillas in the country's northeastern Saravena city a week ago.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010 1:42:24 PM
Dhaka, June 8 (IANS) In a unique gesture, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will Wednesday host the wedding of a girl who lost most of her relatives in a major fire that killed 118 people last week.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010 12:29:21 PM
Beijing, June 8 (DPA) Volkswagen AG, Europe's largest carmaker, said Tuesday it expected to be selling two million cars per year in China within the next two years, moving up an earlier prediction of 2018 to reach that goal.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010 11:36:13 AM
Jakarta, June 8 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit Molucca Sea in Indonesia but there was no report of any damage or casualty, the US Geological Survey said.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010 5:36:00 AM
Kabul, June 8 (DPA) Ten soldiers from the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed in separate attacks in Afghanistan Monday, in the bloodiest day for the NATO-led alliance for months.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010 4:35:17 AM
Bangkok, June 7 (DPA) A Thai teenager who torched the library at his boarding school to avoid having to attend class said he got the idea from protesters who burned buildings in Bangkok last month, media reports said Monday.
Monday, June 07, 2010 9:03:35 PM
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Monday opened a five-day biennial conference of the country's two leading science and technology organisations in Beijing.
Monday, June 07, 2010 7:08:17 PM
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