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Radiation from Japan n-plant detected in southeast China
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Low levels of radiation have been detected in the southeast coastal regions of China but are not harmful to humans or the environment, officials said Monday.

Monday, March 28, 2011 7:33:32 PM

Vettori 'surprised' at 'used' pitch for semifinal
Colombo, March 28 (IANS) New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori said he is 'surprised' that their World Cup semifinal against Sri Lanka will be played on a 'used' wicket and not on a fresh one.

Monday, March 28, 2011 6:17:50 PM

Cricket diplomacy to better Indo-Pak ties: Gilani
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) Cricket diplomacy will help improve relations between Pakistan and India, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday at a special meeting here to brief his cabinet colleagues on his visit to Mohali, where he will meet his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh and witness the World Cup semifinal between the neighbouring countries.

Monday, March 28, 2011 6:04:53 PM

India-Pakistan semifinal: Fashion week's Wednesday shows cancelled
Lahore, March 28 (IANS) The organisers of the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week (PFDC-SFW) have cancelled Wednesday's shows to accommodate the highly anticipated cricket World Cup semifinal between India and Pakistan.

Monday, March 28, 2011 5:44:58 PM

Pakistan embraces China as new arms partner: Report
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan is now 'backing away' from the US, its long-time strategic arms partner, and has joined hands with China to 'beef up' its arsenal of nuclear-capable missiles, experts have said.

Monday, March 28, 2011 5:44:57 PM

Euphoric in Lahore for India-Pakistan match
Lahore, March 28 (IANS) As I removed my shoes to enter Badshahi Mosque in the old city here, our guide Bilal Ahmad asked in excitement: 'Are you ready for the semifinal between India and Pakistan? Isn't it a game to die for?' I smiled - it had helped break the ice and start a conversation.

Monday, March 28, 2011 5:02:36 PM

4 Bangladesh doctors to be tried for faking autopsy report
Dhaka, March 28 (IANS) A Dhaka court Monday ordered the trial of four government doctors who suppressed evidence of the rape and flogging of a teenaged girl and faked her autopsy report.

Monday, March 28, 2011 4:31:58 PM

Suicide bombers kill 20 in eastern Afghanistan
Kabul, March 28 (DPA) Twenty people died and 50 were injured by three suicide bombers who attacked a road construction company in southeastern Afghanistan, an official said Monday.

Monday, March 28, 2011 4:26:38 PM

Don't be complacent, Sangakkara tells teammates
Colombo, March 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has warned his teammates against complacency ahead of their World Cup semifinal clash against New Zealand here Tuesday.

Monday, March 28, 2011 4:23:23 PM

Sri Lanka's Pakistan tour awaiting clearances
Colombo, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan might have to wait further for the revival of international cricket back home as their series against Sri Lanka later this year is still awaiting clearances.

Monday, March 28, 2011 4:04:23 PM

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