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Snowfall in Kashmir brings slight rise in temperature
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) A light snowfall began in the valley early Tuesday, leading to marginally warmer temperature in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital compared to a day earlier.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 10:51:43 AM

Vivekananda movement grows in Nepal on 148th anniversary
Kathmandu, Jan 11 (IANS) More than a century after his death, the electrifying ideology of 19th century Indian philosopher and social reformer Swami Vivekananda is gathering momentum in neighbouring Nepal with people as diverse as police officers, the president of the national boxers' association, and top bankers and businessmen coming together to spread the thoughts of the man often revered as a saint.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 9:53:35 AM

Japanese stocks mixed on European debt woes
Tokyo, Jan 11 (DPA) Japanese shares were mixed in Tuesday morning trading on concerns that the eurozone's debt crisis might worsen while investors were still optimistic about a global economic recovery, traders said.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 8:40:49 AM

Pakistan reaffirms ban on onion exports to India
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Citing shortages, Pakistan Monday reaffirmed a ban on the export of onions to India, officials said.

Monday, January 10, 2011 11:28:23 PM

Myanmar's parliament to convene Jan 31
Yangon, Jan 10 (DPA) Myanmar's newly elected chambers of parliament are to hold their first session Jan 31 to begin the process of selecting a new president, state media said Monday.

Monday, January 10, 2011 11:26:19 PM

China urges US to halt Taiwan arms sales
Beijing, Jan 10 (DPA) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Monday urged the US to halt its arms sales to Taiwan, saying the US arming of the island had 'jeopardised China's core interests'.

Monday, January 10, 2011 10:25:26 PM

Dhaka, Delhi agree on water deal
Dhaka, Jan 10 (IANS) Bangladesh and India Monday said they have 'removed all differences' and agreed on a framework regarding a 15-year interim water-sharing treaty of two common rivers - Teesta and Feni - during the dry season.

Monday, January 10, 2011 9:40:57 PM

Malaysian businesswoman gets 120 years for fraud
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 10 (IANS) A former woman director of a Malaysian company has been sentenced to 120 years in prison for swindling investors and money laundering, a media report said Monday.

Monday, January 10, 2011 8:56:30 PM

Dhaka, Delhi resume talks on river water sharing
Dhaka, Jan 10 (IANS) Bangladesh Monday resumed talks with India on sharing of common river-waters.

Monday, January 10, 2011 6:18:31 PM

Nepal government totters as biggest ally threatens to quit
Kathmandu, Jan 10 (IANS) The political scenario in Nepal became even more complex Monday as the biggest party in the coalition government threatened to pull out Wednesday, when the prime ministerial election will be held, if the ruling parties voted against its candidate.

Monday, January 10, 2011 5:10:13 PM

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