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Japan gives Pakistan $65 mn for polio eradication
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A Japanese government agency has signed a loan agreement with the Pakistan government to provide it funds up to 4,990 million yen (around $65 million) for polio eradication in the country.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 8:26:57 AM

Islamabad residents say no to posters
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Posters and flyers displaying information about upcoming events continue to be put up in the Pakistani capital. This has led to growing resentment among its citizens who say such posters were a nuisance.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 8:20:57 AM

Eight family members shot dead in family feud
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Eight members of an Afghan refugee family, including two women and a child, were gunned down early Tuesday in a family dispute in northwest Pakistan, a media report said.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 8:20:16 AM

Drone attack kills four in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Four people were killed and two others were injured in a US drone attack early Tuesday morning in northwest Pakistan.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 6:57:45 AM

China launches satellite
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) China Tuesday successfully launched a maritime monitoring satellite, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 6:45:34 AM

Pakistani fighter jet crashes
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A Pakistani fighter jet Monday crashed following a technical problem in the aircraft near a military training facility in the eastern part of the country.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 5:00:20 AM

Zardari vows to enhance trade ties with China
Islamabad, Aug 16 (AINS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Monday vowed to enhance trade ties with China in various sectors.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 3:51:09 AM

Myanmar exempts commercial tax to promote export
Yangon, Aug 16 (IANS) The Myanmar government has exempted commercial tax for exporters for six months to encourage export, Xinhua reported Monday.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 2:36:01 AM

Ahmadinejad warns US, Israel of 'crushing response'
Tehran, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Monday warned the US and Israel against even contemplating a strike against his nation.

Monday, August 15, 2011 11:23:52 PM

63 killed in Iraq as violence escalates
Baghdad, Aug 15 (IANS) At least 63 people were killed and over 260 injured in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq Monday.

Monday, August 15, 2011 8:34:24 PM

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