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AFC Challenge Cup: India set for Philippines Challenge
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) India national football team head coach Savio Medeira feels that Sunday''s encounter against Philippines in the AFC Challenge Cup will be a difficult one. The Philippines, like India lost, their first match in the tournament and would be seeking redemption.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 9:20:52 PM

China to launch 100 satellites during 2011-15
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) China has set a target of completing a space mission of "100 rockets, 100 satellites" between 2011 and 2015, according to a space official.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 8:20:51 PM

China to curb smoking with increased taxes
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) The Chinese government is planning to raise taxes on mid and low-end cigarettes in a bid to reduce smokers in the country.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 8:12:02 PM

Woman gets life''s rudest shock after 200 surgeries
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) A 20-year-old Chinese woman who spent over 4 million yuan ($633,858) on more than 200 plastic surgeries received a rude shock when told that she could not undergo any more procedures.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 7:08:12 PM

UN holds photo exhibit on Afghan women
Kabul, March 10 (IANS) A month-long photo exhibition organised by various UN agencies to highlight the status and achievements of women in war-hit Afghanistan kicked off Saturday in the capital.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 6:43:01 PM

Bangladeshi man kills self after seeing wife''s body
Dhaka, March 10 (IANS) A Bangladeshi man took his own life by jumping in front of a train after seeing the body of his wife, who had committed suicide, police said Saturday.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 6:42:41 PM

3,000 arrested in Bangladesh
Dhaka, March 10 (IANS) Over 3,000 people have been arrested till Saturday from all over Bangladesh ahead of a rally planned for March 12 by the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), a media report said.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 6:14:31 PM

Life imprisonment for acid throwers in Pakistani Kashmir
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) The government of Pakistan-administered Kashmir is all set to introduce a law that will punish culprits involved in acid throwing on women, with life imprisonment and fine amounting to one million rupees.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 6:14:11 PM

Taliban evicted from Afghan district
Kabul, March 10 (IANS) Afghan forces backed by NATO troops have evicted Taliban militants from a district in southern Kandahar province and established government control there, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 5:47:31 PM

Attorney general gets court order in Zardari case
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan''s Attorney General Maulvi Anwarul Haq has received the Supreme Court''s order in the controversial National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case, Geo News reported Saturday.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 5:10:51 PM

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