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150,000 wild boars go on a rampage in China
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) Over 150,000 rampaging wild boars in a province in eastern China are giving sleepless nights to farmers who have been forced to maintain round-the-clock vigil to save their crops.

Friday, September 03, 2010 3:37:39 PM

Have kids outside marriage, pay hefty fines
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) Married people in a Chinese city who have children outside their marriage will now face heavy fines up to 250,000 yuan ($36,725).

Friday, September 03, 2010 3:22:59 PM

Two blasts in Pakistan, policeman among 3 killed (Third Lead)
Peshawar, Sep 3 (IANS) Two people were killed Friday in a powerful bomb blast in a shrine for a minority community in northwest Pakistan, while another explosion ripped through a police van leaving a policeman dead in Peshawar, media reports said.

Friday, September 03, 2010 3:00:18 PM

Have balanced approach to curb population: Hasina
Dhaka, Sep 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who heads the National Population Council that resumed work after 14 years, has called for 'a balanced approach' to curb Bangladesh's population growth that is projected to reach 170 million by 2020.

Friday, September 03, 2010 1:55:57 PM

Croatian coach to revamp Bangladesh football
Dhaka, Sep 3 (IANS) Croatian Robert Rubcic has been named as the chief coach of Bangladesh's national football team for the Asian Games to be held in November.

Friday, September 03, 2010 1:49:37 PM

Policeman killed in Peshawar blast
Peshawar, Sep 3 (IANS) A powerful explosion near a police van in Pakistan's Peshawar city left one policeman dead and three injured Friday, two days after horrific serial blasts in Lahore killed 35 people.

Friday, September 03, 2010 1:49:31 PM

Two cops hurt in Peshawar blast (Lead)
Peshawar, Sep 3 (IANS) A powerful explosion in this Pakistani city extensively damaged a police van, injuring two policemen Friday, two days after the blasts in Lahore that killed 35 people.

Friday, September 03, 2010 12:01:51 PM

Blast in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) A powerful blast took place in Pakistan's Peshawar city Friday, media reports said.

Friday, September 03, 2010 11:36:34 AM

Malaysian woman wins invasion of privacy case against doctor
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 3 (IANS) A Malaysian woman writer has won a legal battle against her doctors who photographed intimate parts of her body prior to a surgery.

Friday, September 03, 2010 10:41:49 AM

Malaysian Indian party seeks to join ruling coalition
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 3 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian United Party (MIUP) is pressing for full membership of the Barisan Nasional (BN), the ruling coalition, a party official has said.

Friday, September 03, 2010 10:18:39 AM

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