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Pakistani chef de mission sorry for flag row at CWG opener
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Muhammad Ali Shah, the chef de mission of Pakistani contingent at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, has apologised for causing a controversy on the issue of carrying the national flag at the inaugural ceremony.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 4:17:28 PM

Growing calls in Nepal to halt animal slaughter during Dussehra
Kathmandu, Oct 6 (IANS) When she was eight, Pramada Shah nee Rana remembers how she threw a tantrum when her grandmother ordered a goat to be bought and sacrificed as a thanksgiving to the gods for fulfilling a wish.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 3:22:27 PM

China launches two satellites
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) China Wednesday launched two satellites to carry out experiments in space, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 1:10:11 PM

Indian sugar not substandard, asserts Pakistani minister
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Sugar imported from India is not of poor quality, said a Pakistani minister, but he added that it will be tested before being sold in the country.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 12:53:18 PM

Women break male stranglehold over Pakistan politics
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Women are now making a mark in Pakistan's male-dominated political arena as seats have been reserved for them and candidates have to hold a graduation degree to contest polls.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 12:12:12 PM

Pakistani wrestler in flag row vows to win CWG gold
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistani wrestler Shujauddin Malik, who was reportedly stopped from carrying the national flag at the Commonwealth Games opener, has vowed to 'recover from the shock' and win a gold medal.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:42:16 AM

Pakistan customs detains 152 NATO supply vehicles
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan Customs officials have detained 152 NATO trailers and oil tankers at the Chaman border crossing carrying fuel and other supplies for coalition forces in Afghanistan, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:42:15 AM

US withdraws aircraft from Pakistan flood relief work
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) The US has withdrawn its cargo aircraft from flood relief work in Pakistan as it was now possible to reach the affected areas by road, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:26:40 AM

Indian sugar isn't substandard: Pakistani minister
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Sugar imported from India will be tested before its sale in Pakistan, said a minister who rejected the impression that Indian sugar was substandard.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:26:02 AM

Apologise for aerial attacks, Pakistan tells NATO
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan has demanded an apology from NATO over an aerial attack that killed three of its troopers, but the coalition forces are only prepared to express regret over the incident that led to Islamabad blocking a key supply route to Afghanistan.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:12:35 AM

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