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11 die, two missing in China coalmine blast
Beijing, March 24 (IANS) Eleven people were killed, six injured and two others were missing Thursday following a blast in a coalmine in northeast China, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, March 24, 2011 6:27:45 PM

Smith pleased with South Africa's spin attack
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) Known for their fierce pace battery, South Africa have ridden on the guiles of their spinners to bowl out every opposition in this edition of the cricket World Cup. And skipper Graeme Smith could not have hoped for better as he feels it has added subtlety and varation to the attack.

Thursday, March 24, 2011 6:25:45 PM

Smith cautions Proteas against taking New Zealand lightly
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) South African skipper Graeme Smith thinks his boys have to be at their best to get past 'streetwise and streetsmart' New Zealand in their World Cup quarterfinal here Friday.

Thursday, March 24, 2011 6:17:07 PM

Depressed Yardy flies back home ahead of Sri Lanka clash
Colombo, March 24 (IANS) England all-rounder Michael Yardy has decided to return home citing depression ahead of the team's crucial World Cup quarter-final against Sri lanka here Saturday.

Thursday, March 24, 2011 3:55:54 PM

New Zealand can challenge in-form South Africa (Preview)
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) South Africa have never lived up to their stature as a top cricket nation at the World Cup. Playing their sixth edition here in the subcontinent, they have been in great form in the run-up to Friday's quarter-final here against New Zealand, a side that has never played in a final despite making to the semi-finals five times.

Thursday, March 24, 2011 3:38:15 PM

Three killed as train hits bus in China
Beijing, March 24 (IANS) At least three people were killed and dozens injured when a bus dashed across a railway track and was hit by a train Thursday morning in China, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, March 24, 2011 1:48:48 PM

BNP protests court indictment of Ziaur Rahman
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Thursday launched rallies nationwide to protest the indictment of its founder and slain former president Ziaur Rahman in a high court judgment earlier this week.

Thursday, March 24, 2011 1:16:44 PM

Malaysia's 'Datuk Trio' want Anwar Ibrahim tried
Kuala Lumpur, March 24 (IANS) Two politicians and a businessman have said they are the mysterious 'Datuk T' or 'Datuk Trio' behind a sex video which, according to them, features former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim.

Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:58:29 PM

Tsunami was 23.6 metres high in Japan
Tokyo, March 24 (DPA) Authorities said Thursday that the March 11 earthquake caused a 23.6-metre-high tsunami in parts of northeast Japan as the death toll in the disaster edged closer to 10,000, reports said.

Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:52:53 PM

War not a solution to India-Pakistan issues: Gilani
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) War is no solution and talks are the only way forward between Pakistan and India, according to Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani.

Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:49:44 PM

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