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Indonesian volcano erupts
Jakarta, Aug 18 (IANS) Mount Lokon, an active volcano in Indonesia's North Sulawesi province, has erupted, forcing people living near the volcano to evacuate, a media report said.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 3:56:23 AM

US vice president reaches China on official visit
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Beijing on a six-day official visit to China.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 1:57:16 AM

Sri Lanka woos UAE for its tourism sector
Colombo, Aug 17 (IANS/WAM) Sri Lanka wants UAE businessmen to invest in joint tourism ventures in this country.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 10:44:32 PM

Karachi firing claims eight lives
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) At least eight people were killed in two separate firing incidents in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Wednesday, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 9:54:17 PM

One killed in Karachi firing
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 12 people were injured in firing that broke out Wednesday evening in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 8:27:18 PM

Rainstorms, floods affect 3.8 mn in China
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) Over 3.8 million people have been affected by a recent wave of rain storms and floods that hit various parts of China and left at least 10 people dead, Xinhua reported quoting statistics released Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 8:10:21 PM

Chinese man axes wife's lover to death
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) A Chinese man axed his wife's lover to death and then hid the body in an electrical substation.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 3:48:54 PM

China's elderly population reaches 178 mn
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) The number of China's elderly population reached 178 million last year.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 3:40:16 PM

Nepal parliament probes dubious Buddha birthplace deal
Kathmandu, Aug 17 (IANS) Alarmed by reports that a little-known organisation had signed a grandiose $3 billion plan with a UN agency to develop Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha in Nepal, without even informing the host country, Nepal's parliament has formed a committee led by its chairman Subash Nembang to probe the secretive deal.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 3:31:30 PM

ITC's Nepal subsidiary closes garment unit
Kathmandu, Aug 17 (IANS) Nepal's biggest tax-paying company Surya Nepal, in which Indian multi-product group ITC holds 59 percent stake, has decided to shut down its garments factory following prolonged labour unrest.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 1:32:36 PM

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