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China prepares for hi-tech modern warfare
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) The Chinese army is developing officers of high caliber who will be capable of handling advanced weaponry and mastering warfare in the information age by 2020, Global Times cited a military blueprint as stating.

Saturday, April 23, 2011 5:21:58 PM

Dhaka to act against those who delay court cases
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) The Bangladesh government will make rules to take action against those found responsible for causing delays in disposal of cases at lower courts, said Law Minister Shafique Ahmed Saturday.

Saturday, April 23, 2011 2:15:07 PM

Release prisoners who have completed term: Pakistan-India panel
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The India-Pakistan Judicial Committee on Prisoners has recommended to the two governments to immediately release prisoners who have completed jail term and whose verification has been completed, a statement said Saturday.

Saturday, April 23, 2011 1:06:22 PM

Pakistanis face up to 16 hours of power outages
Lahore, April 23 (IANS) Pakistanis had to go without electricity for up to 16 hours Friday following power shut-offs and outages due to a shortfall of over 5,000 MW, a media report said.

Saturday, April 23, 2011 12:34:04 PM

Museum for rare manuscripts in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) A museum to house rare manuscripts will be set up in Pakistan.

Saturday, April 23, 2011 12:16:08 PM

Review drone policy, Pakistan tells US
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir has said that the US needs to review its drone strike policy as it was 'counter-productive'.

Saturday, April 23, 2011 12:02:30 PM

US army chief meets Kayani
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) US Army Chief of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, met his Pakistani counterpart General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani here Friday, a day after a visit by US top military official Admiral Michael Mullen.

Saturday, April 23, 2011 11:41:27 AM

Mukhtaran Mai rape verdict deeply disappointing: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court verdict acquitting five of the six men accused of raping Mukhtaran Mai in an act of honour revenge is 'deeply disappointing', said a leading Pakistani daily as it wondered 'if a rape with multiple witnesses and such extensive media coverage goes unpunished, what Pakistani rape victim will try to obtain justice'.

Saturday, April 23, 2011 11:26:13 AM

China seeks efficient government websites for public
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Government websites in China have been warned to address general public's concerns properly and keep information updated, else they will be closed down.

Saturday, April 23, 2011 11:18:45 AM

Paper mill explosion in Taiwan, four killed
Taipei, April 23 (IANS) An explosion at a paper mill late Friday evening in New Taipei City of Taiwan killed four people, while 15 were injured, officials said.

Saturday, April 23, 2011 1:03:01 AM

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