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Tigers facing doom in Bangladesh?
Dhaka, July 30 (IANS) Tiger, tiger burning bright - goes the saying. Not so for the big cats of Bangladesh. Recent discoveries of tiger skin and bones near the Sundarbans have led experts to say the government has not been doing much for their conservation.

Saturday, July 30, 2011 8:59:09 AM

China doubles train crash compensation
Beijing, July 30 (IANS) China has almost doubled the compensation to 915,000 yuan ($143,000) for the relatives of those killed in last week's devastating train crash.

Saturday, July 30, 2011 3:49:49 AM

China launches one more satellite
Beijing, July 30 (IANS) China has successfully launched one more satellite into space from a launch site in northwestern Gansu province, a media report said Friday.

Saturday, July 30, 2011 2:28:23 AM

Zardari, Gilani hail positive talks with India
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday hailed the 'positive outcome' of the Pakistan-India foreign ministers' talks and vowed to continue the dialogue process to resolve all issues between the two countries.

Saturday, July 30, 2011 1:49:57 AM

Turkey's top army officials resign
Ankara, July 29 (IANS) Top army officials of Turkey, including chief of general staff Isik Kosaner, resigned Friday, a media report said. The reason for their resignations was not given.

Friday, July 29, 2011 10:46:45 PM

10 injured in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) At least 10 people were injured in a blast and firing after a football match at a stadium in Pakistan Friday evening, the Geo News reported.

Friday, July 29, 2011 8:59:29 PM

75,000 evacuated as Nock-Ten storm hits China
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) Over 75,000 people were Friday evacuated from the southern regions of China as tropical storm Nock-Ten hit the coastal areas, officials said.

Friday, July 29, 2011 8:20:25 PM

Seven die as militants fire at bus
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and many injured when militants with assault rifles fired at a bus in Pakistan's Quetta city Friday, media reports said.

Friday, July 29, 2011 7:37:20 PM

27,000 evacuated as Nock-Ten storm hits China
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) Over 27,000 people were Friday evacuated from a south China province as tropical storm Nock-Ten hit the coastal region, officials said.

Friday, July 29, 2011 7:18:16 PM

China seizes 1.97 bn fake cigarettes in 2011
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) China seized 1.97 billion counterfeit cigarettes nationwide in the first half of this year, authorities said.

Friday, July 29, 2011 4:49:27 PM

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