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Four Indians die in suspected arson of Malaysian shop
Kuala Lumpur, March 10 (DPA) Authorities suspected arson in a fire Wednesday that razed a textile shop and killed four Indian nationals in southern Malaysia.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 1:23:56 PM

Tainted godman's Malaysian centre will not shut down
Kuala Lumpur, March 10 (IANS) A centre run by followers of Swami Paramhamsa Nithyananda, allegedly involved in a sex scandal in southern India, will not close down and will continue to promote his teachings, a Hindu leader said.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 11:18:47 AM

Myanmar election law bars Aung San Suu Kyi from polls
Yangon, March 10 (DPA) Myanmar's new election laws have barred opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and more than 2,000 other political prisoners from contesting polls planned this year, state media reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 10:50:38 AM

Indian origin man is Asia's biggest weight loser
Kuala Lumpur, March 10 (IANS) David Gurnani, an Indonesian of Indian origin, has been adjudged The Biggest Loser Asia (TBLA) in the weight loss reality show organised in Malaysia.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 10:45:18 AM

Argentina to import gasoline for first time in 30 years
Buenos Aires, March 10 (IANS/EFE) Argentine oil company YPF has said that it plans to import 50 million litres of gasoline as demand outstrips supply in the South American nation.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 10:32:09 AM

British foreign secretary to visit China next week
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary David Miliband will visit China next week to discuss bilateral ties and issues of mutual concern, Chinese foreign ministry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 11:44:53 PM

Bangladesh to get three new luxury hotels
Dhaka, March 9 (IANS) Bangladesh's Unique Group, which owns Westin Dhaka, has signed a deal with Starwood Hotels and Resorts to set up two more five-star hotels in Dhaka and a third in Chittagong.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 1:04:18 PM

Toll in Turkey quake rises to 57
Ankara, March 8 (IANS) The toll in a 6.0-magnitude earthquake which hit Elazig province of eastern Turkey Monday has risen to 57, media reports said.

Monday, March 08, 2010 6:40:17 PM

China sends Tibetan singer to labour camp: report
Beijing, March 8 (DPA) Chinese authorities sentenced a popular Tibetan singer to 15 months of 're-education through labour' after he released an album containing lyrics deemed political, US-based Radio Free Asia said Monday.

Monday, March 08, 2010 6:26:31 PM

Nigerian army on alert after sectarian massacre
Nairobi/Abuja, March 8 (DPA) The Nigerian army was on alert Monday after Muslim herdsmen raided a Christian village near the restive city of Jos, hacking to death over 200 people.

Monday, March 08, 2010 1:26:02 PM

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