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Last updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 4:38:14 PM

Namtso no longer Tibet's largest lake
Lhasa, July 21 (IANS) The Buddhist holy lake Namtso has lost its spot as Tibet's largest lake to Serling Tso, according to a new study.

Monday, July 21, 2014 3:42:24 PM

Typhoon Rammasun toll 26 in China
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) The number of people killed by typhoon Rammasun in China has risen to 26, officials said Monday.

Monday, July 21, 2014 3:36:19 PM

Chinese man on 8-year exam-taking streak
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) A man has perpetually enrolled himself in high school for the past eight years just so that he could retake China's national college entrance exams.

Monday, July 21, 2014 3:32:23 PM

Nepal to generate energy from Bagmati river
Kathmandu, July 21 (IANS) The Nepalese government is gearing up to generate hydropower energy from Bagmati river.

Monday, July 21, 2014 2:24:06 PM

Two killed in Afghanistan car bomb attack
Kabul, July 21 (IANS) At least two people were killed and nine injured Monday in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

Monday, July 21, 2014 2:18:03 PM

12 killed in Pakistan road accident
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 20 injured Monday when a speeding bus fell into a ravine in the Pakistani Kashmir region.

Monday, July 21, 2014 2:12:13 PM

Gene behind benign breast tumours identified
Singapore, July 21: Researchers have identified a critical gene that could help clinicians distinguish fibroadenomas cases from breast cancer. Fibroadenomas is the most common benign breast tumour in women of reproductive age.

Monday, July 21, 2014 12:48:04 PM

Turner hopes to seek more thrills at Taifong Open
Chang Hwa (Chinese Taipei), July 21 (IANS) Newest Asian Development Tour (ADT) winner Niall Turner of Ireland hopes to extend his winning run at the Taifong Open which will get underway at the highly-rated Taifong Golf Club Thursday.

Monday, July 21, 2014 12:32:07 PM

Israel court rejects petition to protect Arab Bedouins
Jerusalem, July 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Israel rejected a petition by human rights groups to protect Arab Bedouin villages in southern Israel from Gaza rocket fire.

Monday, July 21, 2014 12:14:03 PM

China's rookie Yang Jian sparkles in 10m platform
Shanghai, July 21 (IANS) China's rookie Yang Jian made a brilliant debut at the FINA Diving World Cup, winning his first world title in the men's 10m platform and in the process helping the hosts to claim all nine gold medals on offer.

Monday, July 21, 2014 10:42:15 AM

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