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7.4-magnitude quake jolts Japan
Tokyo, April 7 (IANS) An quake measuring of 7.4 on the Richter scale jolted the Miyagi prefecture in eastern Japan Thursday evening. A tsunami warning was issued after the quake, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, April 07, 2011 8:29:45 PM

Systemic failure blamed for Bangladesh share market crisis
Dhaka, April 7 (IANS) A probe committee said Thursday that systemic failure has allowed massive manipulation of the stock exchanges in Bangladesh, and also dismissed the view that political involvement led to the repeated market crashes in December-January.

Thursday, April 07, 2011 7:12:18 PM

China to build 56 more airports in five years
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) China will build 56 more airports in the country in the next five years, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, April 07, 2011 6:30:02 PM

Japan seabed shifted 24 metres after quake
Tokyo, April 7 (IANS) A magnitude-9 quake that rocked northeastern Japan last month has shifted the seabed near the epicentre by 24 metres, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, April 07, 2011 6:17:40 PM

Sri Lanka to increase flights to Britain
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka will increase the number of weekly flights to Britain from 14 to 21, Xinhua reported Thursday.

Thursday, April 07, 2011 6:01:34 PM

People being made slaves in free country, says Imran Khan
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has said the present-day generation is being turned into slaves in an independent country and Pakistan's fate is being decided somewhere else, the Geo News news channel reported.

Thursday, April 07, 2011 5:28:58 PM

Australia funds mine clearance in Sri Lanka
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) Australia has released an additional Rs.480 million for demining in Sri Lanka.

Thursday, April 07, 2011 2:33:58 PM

Hollywood keeps its date with Nepal
Kathmandu, April 7 (IANS) Less than a year after 'Titanic' star Leonardo DiCaprio made an incognito visit to Nepal, guess who is here to continue Hollywood's tryst with the land of the Himalayas? It's actress Demi Moore.

Thursday, April 07, 2011 2:16:24 PM

Dilshan's praises India for World Cup win
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) Ace Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan has given 'full credit to India' for winning the World Cup in Mumbai.

Thursday, April 07, 2011 1:46:47 PM

Nepal dismisses Indian state's 'claim' to Buddha birthplace
Kathmandu, April 7 (IANS) Dismissing reports that the adjoining Indian state of Uttar Pradesh was building a replica of Lumbini, the Nepali city where Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born, Nepal said its status as the holy birthplace would be consolidated by a conservation project that kicked off with the help of Japan and Unesco.

Thursday, April 07, 2011 1:35:41 PM

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