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Film festival ends in Lahore
Lahore, April 21 (IANS) Award winning documentaries were shown on the last day of a film festival here Wednesday.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 12:02:22 PM

India's commerce secretary to visit Pakistan next week
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) India's Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar leading a six-member delegation will arrive here April 26 to hold talks on trade related issues.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 12:01:09 PM

Pakistan a haven for those who don't pay taxes: Daily
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistan has become a haven for those not paying their taxes, said a leading daily that noted 'nobody will ask any questions, let alone arrest and punish anyone' for tax evasion.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 11:42:22 AM

Krishna visit success hinges on meeting with Prachanda
Kathmandu, April 21 (IANS) The success of Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's three-day visit to Nepal will depend, to a large extent, on his meeting Friday with Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, whose party has stepped up anti-India rhetoric since the fall of his government in 2009.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 11:37:41 AM

Pakistan PM doesn't own a car, saves half his annual salary
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf raza Gilani is a man of frugal means - if one goes by his declared assets. He doesn't own a car and managed to save over half of his annual salary, which his is only source of income.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 11:03:56 AM

Drastic drop in piracy in Malacca Straits
Kuala Lumpur, April 21 (IANS) Four Southeast Asian nations jointly patrolling the Malacca Straits have achieved 'close to zero incident level' in piracy, but concerns about terrorism and robbery at sea persist, a top military official has said.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 10:38:43 AM

Quake hits Japan
Tokyo, April 21 (IANS) An undersea earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale Thursday struck off the eastern coast of Japan's Honshu island. There was no immediate report of damage or casualty.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 9:48:40 AM

China sets limit on melamine in baby food
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Infant food products, in which the quantity of melamine is higher than one milligram per kilogram of food, will be prohibited from sale in China, according to an official regulation.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 9:27:29 AM

107 arrested over Nigeria poll violence
Abuja, April 21 (IANS) At least 107 suspects involved in post-election violence in northern Nigeria have been arrested, an official said.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 4:28:24 AM

ISI has ties with Haqqani network: US commander
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has ties with the Haqqani network that poses threat in Afghanistan, America's top military commander said Wednesday

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 11:26:53 PM

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