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'Quick Gun Murugun' a rage at film fests abroad
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Laugh riot 'Quick Gun Murugun - Misadventures of an Indian Cowboy' about a vegetarian superhero might not have got an overwhelming response at the the Indian box office, but director Shashanka Ghosh is not complaining as the film has created a buzz in the international festival circuit.

Thursday, September 03, 2009 9:25:05 AM

Swine flu prompts calls for `kissing strike' in Spain
Madrid, Sep 3 (DPA) H1N1 influenza is prompting tough health measures around the globe, but could it go as far as forcing a 'kissing strike' in traditionally affectionate Spain?

Thursday, September 03, 2009 8:59:16 AM

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 44
Jakarta, Sep 3 (DPA) At least 44 people were killed in a powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake that devastated the western part of Indonesia's Java island, state media reported early Thursday.

Thursday, September 03, 2009 5:37:50 AM

Afghan opium production declines 10 percent in 2009: UN
Kabul, Sep 2 (IANS) The opium production in Afghanistan is down by 10 percent while the area under poppy cultivation in the country fell 22 percent in 2009, a new UN report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 9:37:27 PM

South Korean firm to invest $1.7 bn in Myanmar
Yangon, Sep 2 (Xinhua) South Korea's Daewoo International Company will invest $1.7 billion in gas exploration and production projects in western Myanmar, in which two Indian companies have a combined stake of 25 percent, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 9:37:02 PM

25 killed as strong quake jolts Indonesia
Jakarta, Sep 2 (DPA) At least 25 people were killed and dozens injured Wednesday when a 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia's Java Island, officials said.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 9:08:27 PM

Malaysian home minister tries to resolve Hindu temple row
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 2 (IANS) Malaysian Home Minister Hishamuddin Tun Hussein Wednesday brought together various parties to resolve a dispute over relocation of a Hindu shrine that had led to some protesters displaying a severed cow head.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 6:43:58 PM

At least 15 killed as strong quake jolts Indonesia
Jakarta, Sep 2 (DPA) At least 15 people were killed and dozens injured Wednesday when a 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia's Java Island, officials said.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 5:27:50 PM

Afghan deputy spy chief, 21 others killed in suicide attack
Kabul, Sep 2 (DPA) Afghanistan's deputy intelligence chief and 21 other people, including women, children and government officials, were killed Wednesday in a suicide attack in the country's eastern Laghman province, officials said.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 5:07:45 PM

Indonesia cancels tsunami warning after 7.3 magnitude quake
Jakarta, Sep 2 (DPA) Indonesia briefly issued a tsunami warning after a 7.6 magnitude earthquake Wednesday afternoon rocked Java Island, including the capital Jakarta, triggering panic among residents.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 3:34:39 PM

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