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Heartbreak in Pakistan, three die over defeat
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Pakistanis were shattered by the cricket team's defeat in the World Cup semifinal, causing the death of three men from heart attacks.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 4:21:07 PM

9 die in second attack on Fazlur Rehman after WikiLeaks expose
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Nine people were killed Thursday in a bombing that targetted Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, exposed last week by WikiLeaks for his offer to the US to mediate with the Taliban. It was the second attack on him in two days.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 4:02:18 PM

Nine killed in Pakistan bombing
Islamabad, March 31 (DPA) At least nine people were killed and 16 injured Thursday in a bombing that targeted a religious-political leader in north-west Pakistan, police said.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 2:55:59 PM

How to stay away from old men: A new course for Chinese girls
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) Girl students in a south China province have been asked to attend a crash course on how to resist and avoid the clutches of older, richer men.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 2:10:36 PM

No military expansion, China vows in white paper
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) China would not pursue military expansion, it declared in a white paper on national defence issued Thursday.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 1:06:27 PM

Mohali 'summit' a modest diplomatic gain: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Describing the meeting between Yousuf Raza Gilani and Manmohan Singh as a 'modest diplomatic gain', a leading Pakistani daily noted Thursday that it is 'a clear indication of the two prime ministers' resolve to pursue the peace process despite the hurdles'.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 11:06:29 AM

Take loss with dignity, say Pakistanis on Twitter
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) The world of Twitter was abuzz as excitement built up to the India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal match. And, when they lost, Pakistanis across the world tweeted their sorrow but also sent out the message that it was a great match and their country should take the loss with 'dignity and indeed, pride'.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 10:52:41 AM

Low skill, high pressure at India-Pakistan cricket: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) The India-Pakistan World Cup match 'was an affair of low skill and high pressure', a leading Pakistani daily said, blaming its batsmen for 'rash stroke play'. It, however, praised the team for reaching the semifinal that 'restored some much-needed pride to an embattled nation'.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 10:27:37 AM

Pakistani comedian dies during Indo-Pak cricket show
Karachi, March 31 (IANS) A Pakistani comedian died while participating in a TV show organised for the Pakistan-India World Cup semifinal match that India went on to win, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 9:35:29 AM

40,000 women a year from China go to Hong Kong to give birth
Hong Kong, March 31 (DPA) Hong Kong's public hospitals are struggling to cope as 40,000 women a year from China cross the border to give birth in the wealthy city, a minister was quoted as saying Wednesday.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 9:21:34 AM

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