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165,000 people evacuated due to heavy rain in China
Beijing, May 23 (IANS) Over 165,000 people have been evacuated after heavy rain in southern China destroyed more than 11,500 homes, officials said.

Sunday, May 23, 2010 5:25:23 AM

Insurgents attack NATO base in Kandahar
Kabul, May 23 (DPA) NATO's largest military base in southern Afghanistan was attacked late Saturday by insurgents, the Washington Post reported citing military officials.

Sunday, May 23, 2010 4:13:48 AM

Over 100,000 evacuated after heavy rains in China
Changsha (China), May 22 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed the Hunan province in central China, prompting officials to evacuate over 100,000 people amid threats of flash floods, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Saturday, May 22, 2010 4:47:48 PM

Bangkok limps back to normal, but divisions remain
Bangkok, May 22 (DPA) A nighttime curfew remained in force in Bangkok Saturday and mass transit services were suspended in the wake of a week of political violence that left more than 53 people dead and 415 injured.

Saturday, May 22, 2010 4:32:19 PM

India pavilion at Shanghai expo gets huge footfall
Beijing, May 22 (IANS) The India pavilion has become one of the hottest spots at the Shanghai World Expo with average 25,000 visitors every day thronging the stalls of Indian handicrafts and cuisine and jiving on Bollywood songs and dance.

Saturday, May 22, 2010 12:05:22 PM

42 Chinese kids fall ill after having breakfast in school
Beijing, May 22 (IANS) At least 42 primary school students have fallen ill after having breakfast at a school in China's Shaanxi province, officials said.

Saturday, May 22, 2010 5:02:19 AM

Taliban denies reports on talks with Afghan government
Kabul, May 22 (IANS) The Taliban has rejected media reports which said the militant outfit held talks with the Afghanistan government in the Maldives.

Saturday, May 22, 2010 4:04:20 AM

Order restored in Bangkok after clashes leave 53 dead
Bangkok, May 21 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva pledged to work for national reconciliation Friday after a week of mayhem devastated parts of Bangkok and left 53 people dead and 401 injured.

Friday, May 21, 2010 8:01:35 PM

10 bodies found in Bangkok shopping centre
Bangkok, May 21 (DPA) Firefighters sifting through the ruins of the Central World shopping centre in Bangkok found nine bodies in the basement Friday and police discovered one other, Thai news reports said.

Friday, May 21, 2010 7:18:52 PM

China's power production to cross 900 mn kw in 2010
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) China's power generation capacity will surpass 900 million kw by the end of 2010, an official said Friday.

Friday, May 21, 2010 7:18:51 PM

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