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No basis for Manmohan Singh-Karunanidhi talks on Raja: Officials
Seoul, Nov 11 (IANS) Top Indian officials Thursday denied any basis for reports that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spoke with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi from here on the 2G spectrum issue that rocked parliament for the second straight day.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 9:45:53 PM

Blast in Karachi, casualties feared
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) A powerful blast stuck Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi Thursday, damaging several buildings and leaving many people trapped under the debris.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 9:20:27 PM

Waka Waka! This time in Africa: Manmohan Singh
Seoul, Nov 11 (IANS) Taking a cue perhaps from Shakira's theme song at the 2010 World Cup Football, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday met with Ethiopian counterpart Meles Zenawi to discuss where and when India can hold its next conclave to connect with what New Delhi considers as the rising continent.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 8:54:29 PM

End to Iraqi impasse nears with Maliki to stay premier
Baghdad, Nov 11 (DPA) Eight months of Iraqi political deadlock appeared to be coming to an end Thursday after a complex agreement was reached between parties, paving the way for the formation of a new government.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 8:46:58 PM

One dead as Sri Lankan capital, suburbs hit by floods
Colombo, Nov 11 (DPA) At least one person drowned and more than 260,000 were affected by floods Thursday as heavy rains hit Sri Lanka's capital and surrounding areas, interrupting the power supply, a government spokesman said.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 8:42:07 PM

Abbas says he will hold Obama to UN membership pledge
Ramallah, Nov 11 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday he would hold US President Barack Obama to his declaration at the United Nations in September, when he expressed hope that the state of Palestine would be a fully fledged member of the UN in 2011.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 8:41:34 PM

India qualify for pre-quarters of Asian Games football
Guangzhou, Nov 11 (IANS) India qualified for the pre-quarters of the under-23 football tournament of the Asian Games with a stunning 4-1 win over Singapore in their last group match here Thursday.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 8:27:33 PM

Asian Games to kick-off with water-themed ceremony
Guangzhou, Nov 11 (IANS) China is looking to outdo the grand opening spectacle of the Beijing Olympics by taking the opening ceremony of the 16th Asian Games to a river front on a picturesque island here Friday.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 7:46:51 PM

Bangladesh links villages to internet
Dhaka, Nov 11 (DPA) Bangladesh Thursday launched rural information service centres to connect villages to the internet to give ordinary people the benefits of information technology.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 7:00:33 PM

Nepal's billion-rupee casino industry faces trouble
Kathmandu, Nov 11 (IANS) Nepal's casino industry, the oldest in South Asia and one of the top revenue-grossers in the country, is in deep trouble -- thanks to laws that stakeholders say are archaic and prejudiced.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 5:26:22 PM

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