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Four dead in Bangladesh ethnic violence
Dhaka, April 18 (IANS) At least four people were killed and six villages of ethnic Buddhist minority tribals were burnt over a land dispute in south-eastern Bangladesh, officials said.

Monday, April 18, 2011 1:29:52 PM

My country should have no street protests: Bhutan PM (Interview) (Repeating for all needing)
Thimphu, April 18 (IANS) Bhutan's first democratic Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley, who has completed three years in office, said the primary focus of his government was to evolve a culture where the people would never have to protest in the streets.

Monday, April 18, 2011 12:55:42 PM

Pakistan to tap foreign experts to head oil, gas firms
Karachi, April 18 (IANS) The goverment has decided to revamp the top managements at state-run oil and gas companies and 'candidates for the top posts at these companies will be selected from abroad', said a senator.

Monday, April 18, 2011 12:16:16 PM

An Islamabad-Istanbul train that will traverse 6,500 km
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) A cargo train that will cover a distance of 6,500 km from Islamabad through Tehran to Istanbul will be 'running in less than a year', an official said.

Monday, April 18, 2011 11:57:40 AM

Banned Pakistan outfit hoodwinks police to hold rally
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Hizbut Tahrir, a banned Islamist outfit, managed to hold a demonstration Sunday in Rawalpindi by hoodwinking the police, a media report said.

Monday, April 18, 2011 11:30:45 AM

Growing population a bigger threat than terror: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) The rapid growth in the country's population is posing a threat that is bigger than terrorism, said a Pakistani daily that highlighted 'the lack of political commitment' to address this issue.

Monday, April 18, 2011 11:21:52 AM

700 Chinese kids dance to Michael Jackson's tunes
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) A video showing over 700 children dancing to Michael Jackson's 'Dangerous' at a primary school in southwest China has taken the internet by storm.

Monday, April 18, 2011 11:21:39 AM

Pakistan produces its first tank gun
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Pakistan's first locally-produced tank gun is ready to be fitted for its Main Battle Tanks (MBT), a media report said.

Monday, April 18, 2011 10:51:54 AM

Eight bodies found dumped in Pakistan field
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) The bodies of eight men were found dumped in a field in Pakistan's Punjab province.

Monday, April 18, 2011 10:51:42 AM

430 dogs to be sold as meat rescued in China
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) More than 400 dogs, including golden retrievers, on their way to be served as meat in restaurants in northeast China were saved after animal rights activists staged a 15-hour blockade.

Monday, April 18, 2011 10:51:30 AM

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