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Malaysian Indian party mum on bids for its investment arm
Kuala Lumpur, May 13 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) Thursday declined to comment on a bid, by a firm headed by an ethnic Indian, to take over its multi-million investment arm that has been in financial trouble.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 8:32:09 PM

21 injured in anti-government rally in Bangkok
Bangkok, May 13 (IANS) At least 21 people were injured in a series of explosions and an anti-government leader was shot in the head at a rally here Thursday evening.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 8:30:33 PM

Thailand anti-government leader shot in the head
Bangkok, May 13 (IANS) An anti-government leader in Thailand was shot in the head during a rally here Thursday evening.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 8:05:45 PM

US threatened to retaliate if Soviet Union attacked China: Report
Beijing, May 13 (DPA) The US saved China from a possible Soviet nuclear attack in 1969 by making a direct threat of nuclear retaliation, a Chinese state-run magazine said Thursday.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 7:02:08 PM

Unknown disease destroys opium crops in Afghanistan
Kabul, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An unknown disease has destroyed almost half of Afghanistan's opium crop, and British and US troops are being suspected of spreading the disease.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 5:28:11 PM

China criticised for serving dog meat to astronauts
Hong Kong, May 13 (DPA) A Hong Kong-based animal welfare charity Thursday criticised China's space programme for serving dog meat to its astronauts.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 10:16:44 AM

Bangladesh weavers strike work, demand Indian yarn
Dhaka, May 13 (IANS) Over 1.3 million handloom and powerloom units across Bangladesh have launched an indefinite strike demanding import of yarn from India through the Benapole land port to meet the current shortage and to arrest rising prices.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 10:09:28 AM

Rise in Caesarian surgeries in China alarming
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) The rate of babies born through Caesarian surgeries in China is rising at an unhealthy rate - three times higher than that termed 'alarming' by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Thursday, May 13, 2010 9:55:56 AM

Software piracy declining in China
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) The number of pirated software and operating systems installed in personal computers in China has shown a decline, official statistics have revealed.

Thursday, May 13, 2010 9:42:25 AM

Nine killed in China kindergarten attack
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) Seven children and two adults at a kindergarten were hacked to death Wednesday while 11 students sustained injuries in a frenzied attack in China's Shaanxi province. The attacker later committed suicide.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 5:42:09 PM

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