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Bangladesh business chambers pledge jobs to Arab-returnees
Dhaka, March 11 (IANS) Bangladesh's business chambers have pledged jobs for thousands of workers being repatriated from Arab countries in an effort to ease the blow to the economy that has workers' remittances as a major earning source.

Friday, March 11, 2011 11:48:46 AM

Pakistan spy agency chief may get another extension
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan spy chief Lt. General Ahmed Shuja Pasha may get another extension when his present term comes to an end March 18, a media report said Friday.

Friday, March 11, 2011 11:19:35 AM

Bangladesh apex court seeks scholars' opinion on fatwas
Dhaka, March 11 (IANS) The Bangladesh Supreme Court has sought the opinion of Islamic scholars on the status and application of fatwas, or religious edicts, in the country.

Friday, March 11, 2011 11:01:15 AM

Pakistan test-fires n-capable missile
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan Friday successfully test-fired a short range surface to surface ballistic missile, HATF II (Abdali), with a range of 180 km, official sources said.

Friday, March 11, 2011 11:01:14 AM

Pakistan test-fires nuclear-capable missile
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan Friday successfully test-fired a short range surface to surface ballistic missile with a range of 180 km, official sources said.

Friday, March 11, 2011 10:44:26 AM

Japanese stocks fall on US losses, unrest in Saudi Arabia
Tokyo, March 11 (DPA) Japanese shares dropped in Friday morning trading following an overnight plunge on Wall Street as investors were concerned about planned protests in Saudi Arabia as well as ongoing conflict in major oil producer Libya.

Friday, March 11, 2011 8:09:01 AM

China quake toll rises to 25
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) The toll from an earthquake that hit China's southwest Yunnan province Thursday has risen to 25, officials said.

Friday, March 11, 2011 7:42:46 AM

Record first-wicket stand helps Sri Lanka crush Zimbabwe
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 10 (IANS) Openers Upul Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan set a World Cup record for the first-wicket as Sri Lanka registered a thumping 139 run win over Zimbabwe in a Group A match and qualified for the quarterfinals here Thursday.

Thursday, March 10, 2011 10:57:31 PM

NATO forces kill Afghan president's cousin by mistake
Kabul, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO forces in Afghanistan mistakenly killed a cousin of the country's President, Hamid Karzai, in the southern Kandahar province, local media said Thursday.

Thursday, March 10, 2011 10:26:19 PM

Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by 139 runs
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 10 (IANS) Sri Lanka defeated Zimbabwe by 139 runs in a World Cup Group A match at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here Thursday.

Thursday, March 10, 2011 10:08:01 PM

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