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Lebanese gather for protest against Hezbollah arms
Beirut, March 13 (DPA) Supporters of outgoing Lebanese Premier Saad Hariri gathered in Beirut Sunday to protest the weapons arsenal held by the rival Shiite movement Hezbollah.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 1:43:37 PM

Thailand's Shivdasani to bring his Six Senses hotel brand to India
Soneva Fushi Island (Maldives), March 13 (IANS) Top Thai hotelier of Indian origin Sonu Shivdasani is making his debut in India with spas, resorts and fine dining restaurants and with plans for some well-appointed boutique hotels to tap high-end travellers.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 1:25:14 PM

Explosion possible at Japanese nuclear plant
Tokyo, March 13 (IANS) A hydrogen explosion is possible at a reactor of Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant which was hit badly by an earthquake two days ago, a senior official said Sunday.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 1:10:29 PM

Bangladesh resents US remarks on Yunus' removal
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) Bangladesh has expressed reservations over the US criticism of Dhaka's decision to remove Nobel laurate Muhammad Yunus from the post of managing director of Grameen Bank and said 'law of the land will prevail'.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 1:09:56 PM

Bangladesh banks on its Tigers to roar again
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) Ecstatic over its cricket team's surprise victory over England in the 2011 World Cup, co-host Bangladesh's media hopes its team makes it to the quarter finals for the first time.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 12:30:10 PM

Japan upgrades quake magnitude to 9
Tokyo, March 13 (IANS) Japan Sunday revised the magnitude of the earthquake that struck the country's northeastern region two days ago to 9 from 8.8 on the Richter scale, Xinhua reported, citing Kyodo News agency.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 11:26:58 AM

Japan quake toll may cross 2,000, n-reactor meltdown feared
Tokyo, March 13 (DPA) Technicians struggled Sunday to prevent a meltdown at a nuclear power plant damaged by an earthquake in Japan as officials said the toll might rise as high as 2,000.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 11:06:08 AM

Dalai Lama has thrown a gauntlet to Beijing (Comment)
The Chinese Communist leaders think by ignoring the Dalai Lama they would subdue the free spirit of six million Tibetans and earn their loyalty. The leaders in Beijing are in for a bit of disappointment. By giving up his wide-ranging political powers, the 14th Dalai Lama, the man who calls himself a 'simple Buddhist monk', has thrown them a challenge that they would find it almost impossible to face without altering their own long-held repressive policies.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 10:59:44 AM

Radiation over legal level at Japanese nuclear plant
Tokyo, March 13 (DPA) Radiation levels have surpassed legal limits at a quake-damaged nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan, officials said Sunday, raising concerns over radiation leaks.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 9:48:02 AM

Another nuclear reactor at Fukushima plant loses coolant
Tokyo, March 13 (DPA) Another nuclear reactor in Fukushima threatened to go out of control Sunday morning as Japanese engineers worked to head off a meltdown in the wake of the massive 8.9 earthquake.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 9:15:28 AM

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