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Shehnai on the verge of extinction in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 1 (IANS) Shehnai, a wind instrument, is on the verge of extinction in Bangladesh, laments a music exponent.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 1:20:21 PM

Hindus in Bangladesh celebrate Janmashtami
Dhaka, Sep 1 (IANS) Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, is being celebrated Wednesday across Muslim-majority Bangladesh.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 1:12:14 PM

Mahabharat gets a new look from Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 1 (IANS) After a novel based on the story of Karna, the tragic prince in the Mahabharata abandoned at birth, and a play from the perspective of Gandhari, the queen mother who lived life blindfolded after her marriage to a sightless prince, Nepal is now set to woo London with yet another interpretation of the timeless epic of love, treachery and war.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 1:08:04 PM

Now China launches 'super online banking'
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) China's central bank has started a 'super online banking system' that would allow customers to access any number of accounts through a single website.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 11:07:47 AM

Indonesia threatens to ban BlackBerry over porn content
Jakarta, Sep 1 (IANS) Indonesia has threatened to close BlackBerry service in the country if it refuses to block pornographic content.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 7:03:12 AM

Four Israelis killed in West Bank attack
Gaza, Sep 1 (IANS) Two days before the resumption of direct peace talks between Israel and Palestine in Washington, four Israelis were killed in an attack near the West Bank town of Hebron Tuesday and the armed wing of the Islamic Hamas movement claimed responsibility for the shooting.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 6:48:11 AM

4 Israelis killed in West Bank attack
Jerusalem, Sep 1 (IANS) Four Israelis were killed in a shooting attack near the West Bank town of Hebron Tuesday, an Israeli army spokeswoman said.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 2:05:20 AM

Four Israelis killed in West Bank attack
Jerusalem, Aug 31 (DPA) Four Israelis were killed Tuesday evening in what was believed to be a Palestinian attack in the West Bank, the Israeli army said.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:11:05 PM

Disease, hunger kill 17 flood survivors in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 31 (DPA) At least 17 flood victims, including nine children, have died from disease and hunger in Pakistan's southern province of Sindh, officials and media reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 8:41:57 PM

Paris, Tehran blast Iran media insults of Carla Bruni
Tehran/Paris, Aug 31 (DPA) Both the Iranian and French governments Tuesday condemned the Iranian media for calling the French first lady, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, 'immoral' and a 'prostitute'.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 7:31:52 PM

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