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Parliament to debate suspension of Malaysian-Indian lawmaker
Kuala Lumpur, March 14 (IANS) The Malaysian parliament will debate Monday a motion to suspend for one year ethnic Indian lawmaker Gobind Singh for linking Deputy Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak to a murder charge.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 1:43:06 PM

Coalition forces kill five Afghan civilians: Police
Kabul, March 14 (DPA) US-led coalition soldiers killed a father and four of his sons Saturday in an operation in central Afghanistan, a police commander said, but the US military called the victims 'militants'.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 12:40:09 PM

Hema Malini, Bharatanatyam - Indonesian dancer loves everything about India
Bali, March 14 (IANS) Didik Nini Thowok is one of the most celebrated dancers of Indonesia. A multi-faceted artist who has mastered various forms of dance, he is globally renowned. But guess which country has Thowok lost his heart to? India.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 10:51:49 AM

3D computer modelling to help design sexier lingerie
Tokyo, March 14 (IANS) Researchers are building a computerised 3D model of the female body to enable designers make more sensuous, comfortable and better fitting lingerie.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 10:02:53 AM

Malaysian Indian speaker can engage own lawyer: court
Kuala Lumpur, March 13 (IANS) The Indian origin speaker of Malaysia's Perak state assembly, V. Sivakumar Friday won an appeal in court to appoint his own lawyer to fight suits filed by two parties, instead of being represented by the state legal adviser.

Friday, March 13, 2009 8:00:13 PM

Tissue-cultured smallpox vaccine shows promise
Tokyo, March 13 (IANS) A tissue-cultured smallpox vaccine can show an effective response with no serious adverse events, according to a new study.

Friday, March 13, 2009 1:54:07 PM

Chinese lawyer's family makes dramatic escape: Report
Beijing, March 13 (DPA) The wife and children of leading Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng have escaped from close police surveillance and travelled via Thailand to the US, Radio Free Asia reported Friday.

Friday, March 13, 2009 1:49:20 PM

Japan to implement bigger economic stimulus measures
Tokyo, March 13 (DPA) Japan announced Friday it was drafting a new 100-trillion-yen ($1.03 trillion) economic stimulus package, news reports said.

Friday, March 13, 2009 11:00:21 AM

China's fiscal deficit manageable: Premier
Beijing, March 13 (Xinhua) China's fiscal deficit is manageable, Premier Wen Jiabao said here Friday.

Friday, March 13, 2009 10:59:15 AM

Talks may continue if Dalai Lama sincere: Chinese premier
Beijing, March 13 (Xinhua) Talks between the Chinese government and the Dalai Lama over Tibet may continue if he is 'sincere', Premier Wen Jiabao said here Friday.

Friday, March 13, 2009 10:11:01 AM

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