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Krishna meets China''s would-be PM
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday met China''s Vice Premier Li Keqiang, who is expected to succeed Premier Wen Jiabao next year, and discussed a host of bilateral issues.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 2:40:05 PM

Assad orders formation of new government
Damascus, June 6 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ordered former agriculture minister Riyad Farid Hijab to form a new government for the conflict-stricken country, state-run SANA news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 2:39:00 PM

Myanmar, Voice of America ink pact
Yangon, June 6 (IANS) Myanmar''s state-run radio and television (MRTV) and the Voice of America (VOA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), official media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 2:17:40 PM

Pakistan orders probe into hockey team''s poor performance
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has ordered an investigation into the national team''s poor performance in the recently concluded Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup Tournament 2012 in Malaysia where the three-time champions finished last among seven teams.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 1:45:18 PM

Krishna, in ''holding room'', with Zardari at Beijing
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) Whether India-Pakistan ties will be discussed is not known, but Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is sharing what is being called the "holding room" with Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the Great Hall of the People here as the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit gets underway here.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 1:09:20 PM

SCO summit time changed for students taking tests
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) The Thursday schedule for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit has been altered to make way for students and their parents in Beijing for the National College Entrance Examinations (NCEE), China''s foreign ministry said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 1:07:28 PM

Pakistan wants full SCO membership
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari would pitch for Pakistan''s full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during the two-day meeting of the regional grouping that starts Wednesday, it was reported here.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 11:42:28 AM

Chinese locomotives chug into trouble in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) The Chinese are not happy over conditionalities in a tender floated by the Pakistan Railways for procuring 150 new locomotives as this excludes them from the competition, a leading Pakistani daily said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 11:32:49 AM

Bollywood''s young blood to rock IIFA in Singapore (Curtain Raiser)
Singapore, June 6 (IANS) The Lion City is set to roll the green carpet for Indian cinestars. From bigwigs like Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Bipasha Basu as well as young guns like Sonakshi Sinha and Abhay Doel - Bollywood''s gliteratti is set to rock at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) weekend and awards starting here Thursday.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 11:12:19 AM

Pakistan chief justice summons son over graft reports
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, taking note of a whisper campaign about his son''s involvement with a property tycoon to influence cases pending in court, has summoned them Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 11:07:59 AM

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