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Pakistani boy jailed for stealing kite released
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) A 14-year-old boy detained by Pakistani police on charges of stealing a kite, was released after he spent a night in jail.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 1:06:38 PM

Myanmar president wants investment in education
Yangon, Feb 12 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein has stressed upon investment in the education sector, saying that it is the best guarantee and most valuable for the country''s future, official media reported Sunday.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 11:20:41 AM

Nasheed''s supporters rally against new Maldives government
Male, Feb 12 (IANS) Thousands of supporters of ousted Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed rallied in protest in the capital Saturday night as the new President Mohamed Waheed Hassan was busy approaching parties to form a coalition government.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 11:15:02 AM

Chinese woman creates website to promote premarital virginity
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) A Chinese woman writer has run into a controversy after she set up a website that asks people to stay virgins before their wedding.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 8:24:27 AM

LPG prices fall in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) The prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fell by about Rs.3 to about Rs.128 per kilogram in the country.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 7:23:27 AM

Pakistani boy jailed for stealing kite
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Tearful pleas of a 14-year-old Pakistani boy for forgiveness fell on deaf years after a court handed him a prison sentence for stealing a kite.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 6:32:57 AM

Seven dead in Peshawar blast
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Seven people died in an explosion in northwest Pakistan''s Peshawar city, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 6:28:57 AM

Maldives assures safety for tourists
Male, Feb 12 (IANS) Ending a week of political turmoil, the Maldives Saturday invited tourists to its world''s top luxury resort destinations assuring complete safety and protection.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 6:20:07 AM

Israeli jets raid Gaza
Gaza, Feb 12 (IANS) Israeli fighter jets Saturday night raided four targets in the Gaza Strip, wounding at least two people, medics and witnesses said.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 5:39:57 AM

Afghan troops kill two Pakistanis
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Two Pakistani nationals were killed by Afghan security forces when they tried to lay a landmine near the border, media reports said Saturday.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 5:25:16 AM

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