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Malik dropped from first Test against Australia
Karachi, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan has dropped former captain Shoaib Malik from its playing eleven for the first Test against Australia starting Tuesday at Lord's after the experienced all-rounder skipped a few practice sessions to be with his wife Sania Mirza.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 2:12:33 PM

17 dead, 44 missing in China landslides
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Seventeen people were killed and 44 went missing Tuesday after rains triggered landslides in southwest China's Yunnan and Sichuan provinces, authorities said.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 1:05:33 PM

Three dead, 50 missing in China landslides
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Landslides triggered by torrential rains left three people dead and at least 50 missing in southwest China's Yunnan province, authorities said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 11:16:28 AM

Vietnam shuts down dog meat shops
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (IANS) Vietnam has closed about 60 dog meat restaurants and slaughterhouses after cholera bacteria was found in some of the animals.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 10:17:47 AM

Toxic copper waste contaminates Chinese river
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Toxic waste from a copper mine in China has contaminated a river, causing the death of millions of fish, authorities said Monday.

Monday, July 12, 2010 11:08:57 PM

Roundtable of Malaysian Indian parties mooted
Kuala Lumpur, July 12 (IANS) Responding to the unity call of Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, a Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) leader has mooted a roundtable conference of Indian political parties and groups.

Monday, July 12, 2010 12:55:26 PM

Ethnic Indians seek monarch's help in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, July 12 (IANS) Alleging discrimination, a group of 20 ethnic Indians in Malaysia have approached the country's royal constitutional head for more scholarships and loans to help deserving students pursue higher studies.

Monday, July 12, 2010 12:34:23 PM

Life returns to normal for Singapore's parakeet Mani
Singapore, July 12 (DPA) Star treatment has ended for Singapore tipster Mani the parakeet with the final whistle blown at the World Cup and the parrot out-forecast by never-failing Paul, Germany's psychic octopus, a newspaper reported Monday.

Monday, July 12, 2010 11:57:21 AM

One in four Chinese men impotent: Study
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Over 26 percent Chinese men face the problem of erectile dysfunction, a study has said.

Monday, July 12, 2010 10:36:43 AM

Mysterious Taiwanese offers free meal at restaurant
Taipei, July 11 (DPA) Thousands of Taiwanese queued up outside a restaurant Sunday for a free meal paid for by a mysterious man who wanted to feed 1,000 people without saying why.

Sunday, July 11, 2010 8:43:50 PM

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