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New Zealand elect to bat against Pakistan
Pallekele, March 8 (IANS) New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in a World Cup Group A match here Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 2:15:55 PM

Rape victim, daughter Nepal's new heroes for women
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) A 45-year-old Dalit woman who was raped nearly 20 years ago but was scared to lodge a police complaint and the daughter she gave birth to are the new heroes for women in Nepal today, after wresting a landmark victory for all women in the country.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 2:00:02 PM

US national released on bail in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) A court in Pakistan's Peshawar city has granted bail to a US national who was arrested in February for staying in the country even after his visa had expired, a media report said.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 1:31:51 PM

Bollywood's 'Baabul' story comes alive in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) As Nepal celebrated International Women's Day Tuesday with colourful marches and public programmes, there were indications that the winds of change were indeed blowing through the conservative Himalayan nation and traditional glass ceilings were beginning to develop cracks.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 12:45:37 PM

13 dead, 50 hurt in Pakistan suicide blast
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and over 50 injured Tuesday when a vehicle packed with explosives blew up after it was shot at by security personnel guarding an intelligence office in Pakistan's Faisalabad city, an official said.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 12:39:39 PM

Pakistani plane forced to land in Indonesia
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight with 54 passengers on board was forced to land in Indonesia for allegedly violating the country's airspace, media reports said.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 12:13:57 PM

China restricts foreigners from visiting Tibet
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) Ahead of the March 10 anniversary of a Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule, China has temporarily restricted foreign tourists from visiting the region, citing 'safety concerns'.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 12:13:56 PM

I am a Malay, says Malaysian ex-PM with Indian roots
Kuala Lumpur, March 8 (IANS) 'I am a sentiment and spirit,' Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, whose roots are partly Indian, has asserted in his autobiography that is just out.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 12:02:29 PM

Two abducted Pakistani judges rescued
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) Two judges who were abducted from Pakistan's Balochistan province and kept hostage for nearly 10 days have been rescued, a media report said.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 11:53:04 AM

Pakistan women must unite for their rights, says daily
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) Women in Pakistan must unite and 'raise high the banner of their rights', said a Pakistani daily on International Women's Day Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 11:43:07 AM

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