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Chinese submersible Jiaolong reaches record depths
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) Jiaolong, a Chinese deep-diving submersible, has successfully reached a depth of 5,038 meters in the Pacific Ocean, topping an earlier dive of 4,027 meters, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 12:53:24 PM

Afghan mayor killed in suicide blast
Kabul, July 27 (IANS) The mayor of Afghanistan's Kandahar city was killed Wednesday in a suicide attack when he was attending a meeting, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 12:52:54 PM

Indian woman kills herself in Nepal
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman from India's Kolkata city killed herself in Nepal after prolonged domestic disturbance, police said.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 12:37:10 PM

China launches navigation satellite
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) China Wednesday successfully launched an indigenously built global navigation satellite into orbit.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 12:27:59 PM

Pakistan prepares to auction 3G licences
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Pakistan may invite international telecom firms alongwith the national operators to participate in an open auction for 3G licences which is expected to yield Rs.60 billion in the current fiscal, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 11:53:30 AM

Chinese police bust trafficking rings, rescue 89 infants
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) Chinese police have rescued 89 infants after busting two trafficking rings in the country, a media report said.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 11:24:41 AM

Pakistan to set up disaster response force
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to constitute an inter-provincial response force that will handle emergencies and disasters.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 11:19:09 AM

Political environment should help speed development: Gilani
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has emphasised the need for creating a political environment conducive to speeding up the pace of socio-economic development in Pakistan.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 11:18:48 AM

India-Pakistan talks signal hope, says daily
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) The India-Pakistan talks signal hope for a positive outcome, said a leading Pakistani daily as it cautioned that the two countries could not 'afford to repeat the disaster that was the foreign ministers' meeting last year'.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 10:55:48 AM

China to build economic zone
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) China plans to build an economic zone in the country's central Henan province to boost development in the region, a media report said.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 10:47:20 AM

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