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China assesses oil spill damage
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) China has launched a probe after an oil spill was detected in Bohai Sea off its northern coast.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 1:16:00 PM

Pakistan mulls alternative energy plan
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan is considering alternative energy sources to mitigate the country's massive power crisis, Water and Power Minister Naveed Qamar has said.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 1:04:42 PM

US drone attack kills four militants in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) At least four suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike Saturday morning in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, local media reported.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 11:28:33 AM

Churchill inspired me to be soft but firm: Gilani
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he drew inspiration from great British statesman Winston Churchill to be 'soft but firm'.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 11:18:18 AM

Pakistan launches new system to trace criminals
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan has developed a monitoring system to help keep record of travellers and track down criminals, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 10:55:41 AM

'Pakistani rural women most marginalised in society'
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistani rural women are one of the most vulnerable and marginalised segments of the society despite their significant role in the rural economy, National Assembly Speaker Fehmida Mirza has said.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 10:31:35 AM

No 'direct contact' with US : Iran
Tehran, Oct 15 (IANS) Iran has denied the US claim of having direct contact with it over the alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 6:24:49 AM

Israeli-Palestinian prisoner swap deal to start Tuesday
Gaza, Oc 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A deal between Israel and Hamas on the exchange of over 1,000 jailed Palestinians for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit will begin Tuesday.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 5:47:08 AM

Fake Chinese scribes get seven years in jail
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) A court in north China has sentenced two men to seven years in prison for posing as journalists and blackmailing a coal company, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 5:01:00 AM

Sri Lanka, Vietnam ink oil deal
Colombo, Oct 14 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Vietnam have signed an oil and gas exploration agreement, Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang said at a forum here Friday.

Friday, October 14, 2011 8:15:16 PM

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