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India go down 0-2 against Uzbekistan in AFC U-23 qualifiers
Dhaka, March 27 (IANS) India conceded two goals in the last four minutes to go down 0-2 against Uzbekistan in the Asian Football Confederation Under-23 Championship at the Bangabandhu Stadium in Dhaka here on Friday.

Friday, March 27, 2015 7:10:03 PM

Jason Statham found '...Furious 7' tough
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Actor Jason Statham, who was here for the premiere of his latest action thriller "Fast and Furious 7", is "impressed" by co-star Vin Diesel, and says the stunts performed by him in the film were "extremely difficult to do".

Friday, March 27, 2015 7:06:16 PM

Sri Lanka, China held successful discussions: Minister
Colombo, March 27 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government on Friday said that President Maithripala Sirisena, who is currently on a state visit to China, had held successful discussions with the Chinese government.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:46:17 PM

Cooperation best way forward for Beijing, Delhi: Chinese Daily
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Linking India's "Spice Route" and "Mausam" projects with China's "One Belt and One Road" initiative could provide a way to mitigate New Delhi's suspicions over cooperating with Beijing to create tangible benefits for both sides and achieve maritime objectives, a leading English daily of China said on Friday.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:42:16 PM

Guiyang significant moment for Cross-Country: IAAF chief
Guiyang, March 27 (IANS) Lamine Diack, president of the world's athletics governing body IAAF, has praised preparations made by the local organisers and stressed the significance of the competition ahead of the 2015 World Cross-Country championships to be held here Saturday.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:24:04 PM

America cares for Bangladesh: Nisha Desai Biswal
Dhaka, March 27 (IANS) US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal has said that "America cares" for Bangladesh and the country's people and political leaderships would "chart a path toward an inclusive democracy", a media report said on Friday.

Friday, March 27, 2015 5:48:04 PM

Pakistan PM advises delaying convict's execution
Islamabad, March 27 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has advised President Mamnoon Hussain to postpone the execution of murder convict Saulat Mirza by a further 30 days, sources told Geo News on Friday.

Friday, March 27, 2015 5:08:04 PM

Hamilton fastest in Malaysian GP practice despite problems
Sepang (Malaysia), March 27 (IANS) Formula one team Mercedes' driver Lewis Hamilton set the quickest time to top the second practice session at the Malaysian Grand Prix here on Friday despite an engine problem which forced him to quit the first session.

Friday, March 27, 2015 4:34:05 PM

Pakistan on Yemen: Won't join a conflict that splits Muslim world
Islamabad, March 27 (IANS) Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said on Friday that the country will not take part in any conflict that would divide the Muslim world, in an apparent reference to Pakistan's possible participation in the conflict in Yemen.

Friday, March 27, 2015 3:16:21 PM

Eight Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 27 (Xinhua) Eight Taliban militants were killed and 10 others, including three policemen, sustained injuries in a security operation in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province on Friday, an official said.

Friday, March 27, 2015 2:50:06 PM

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