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Afghanistan in talks' agenda of US deputy secretary Burns
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Days after his meeting with External Affairs Minister SalmanKhurshid in the Kazakh capital Almaty, US Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns arrives in New Delhi this week to hold talks on a host of issues, including Afghanistan and expanding civil nuclear cooperation with India.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 1:02:29 AM

Pakistani Punjab deploys 300,000 security men for polls
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Nearly 300,000 security personnel, including 32,000 army men, are to be deployed for elections in Pakistan's Punjab state, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013 5:28:43 PM

China's foreign trade gains momentum
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) China's foreign trade volume grew by 15.7 percent year-on-year in April, faster than the 12.1 percent increase in March, according to customs data released Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013 4:10:31 PM

Sri Lanka's first quarter tourist arrivals drop
Colombo, May 8 (IANS) The first quarter results of tourism for the year show the lowest quarterly growth since 2011, bringing in a total of 288,798 tourists to Sri Lanka, latest data showed here Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013 4:04:31 PM

South Korea to unveil measures to boost venture companies
Seoul, May 8 (IANS) South Korea planned to unveil a set of measures to boost venture companies in a bid to help them create jobs and bolster economic growth, the nation's top economic policymaker said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013 3:58:30 PM

South Korea's money supply continues to grow
Seoul, May 8 (IANS) South Korea's money supply has continued to grow amid the central bank's accommodative monetary policy, data showed Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013 3:04:35 PM

Singapore to host WTA Championships from 2014
Singapore, May 8 (IANS) Singapore beat Tianjin in China and Monterrey in Mexico to be named as host for the year-ending Women's Tennis Association Championships for the next five years.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013 2:58:34 PM

Malaysian Indians urge Chinese to join government
Singapore, May 8 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has appealed to Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA), partner in the country's ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, to reconsider its decision to stay out of government positions following the May 5 general elections.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013 2:00:31 PM

China's export rises
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) China's exports increased 14.7 percent year on year in April, while import surges 16.8 percent, the General Administration of Customs said Wednesday, reported Xinhua.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013 12:44:41 PM

Fight for your rights, injured Imran tells Pakistanis
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Imran Khan, who was seriously injured after a 15-foot fall at an election rally Tuesday, has appealed to people to fight for their rights.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013 11:56:20 AM

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