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Three arrested in Nepal for gold smuggling
Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Nepal police Monday said that a huge amount of gold has been smuggled to various Indian markets from Tibet via Nepal.

Monday, January 13, 2014 6:18:05 PM

Bangladesh remittances nearly $7 bn in fiscal first half
Dhaka, Jan 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's overall remittance reached nearly $7 billion during the first half of the current fiscal (July 2013-June 2014), a central bank official said Monday.

Monday, January 13, 2014 6:16:18 PM

Thai government to discuss proposed election date
Bangkok, Jan 13 (IANS) Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has assigned her deputy prime minister to hold talks with all sides concerned with the election commission's proposal to postpone the Feb 2 elections, Yingluck's secretary general said Monday.

Monday, January 13, 2014 6:14:06 PM

Seven rescued from Pakistan lawmaker's 'private jail'
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Seven people, including two women, were rescued during a raid on a "private jail" of a Pakistani provincial lawmaker, a media report said.

Monday, January 13, 2014 5:24:09 PM

New session of Myanmar's parliament begins
Yangon, Jan 13 (IANS) The ninth regular sessions of the two houses of Myanmar's parliament, House of Representatives (lower) and House of Nationalities (upper), began in Nay Pyi Taw's parliament building Monday morning.

Monday, January 13, 2014 5:18:03 PM

Indonesian militant jailed for Myanmar embassy bomb plot
Jakarta, Jan 13 (IANS) An Indonesian court Monday sentenced a militant to six years' imprisonment for an attempted bomb attack on the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta.

Monday, January 13, 2014 5:14:03 PM

China warns Japan on Diaoyu Islands
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) China Monday warned Japan against any provocative action and escalation regarding the Diaoyu Islands, in response to a reported Japanese plan to claim the islands in a guideline for creating school textbooks.

Monday, January 13, 2014 5:12:10 PM

Iranian football referee suspended for match-fixing
Tehran, Jan 13 (IANS) Iranian football referee Mohsen Ghahremanim has been suspended for eight months over match-fixing in the Iranian Professional League.

Monday, January 13, 2014 4:14:04 PM

Man stands trial in Shanghai for murdering six
Shanghai, Jan 13 (IANS) A man was put on trial in a court in east China's Shanghai city Monday for allegedly killing six people and injuring four others with guns and an iron pipe in June last year.

Monday, January 13, 2014 4:14:03 PM

Nepal's foreign minister visiting India this week
Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Nepal's Minister for Foreign and Home Affairs Madhav Ghimire will be leaving here for India Tuesday on a three-day official visit at the invitation of India's Minister for External Affairs Salman Khurshid.

Monday, January 13, 2014 3:30:09 PM

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