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Israel launches military unit to document operations
Jerusalem, June 7 (IANS) The Israeli military has inaugurated a new unit tasked with accompanying combat units on operations to document their work, The Jerusalem Post reported.

Friday, June 07, 2013 1:11:21 PM

Budget speech to be Sharif's next big moment: Daily
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) The budget speech will be the next big moment for Nawaz Sharif's government, a leading Pakistani daily said and added that Pakistanis will then come to know "how much its thinking is out of the box".

Friday, June 07, 2013 12:31:31 PM

My new hero - workman who blacked out two countries (The Funny Side)
I once plugged in an appliance and accidentally blacked out my whole school. I was an instant hero. I later told the head teacher that jumping around yelling "woohoo" was how we expressed deep sorrow where I come from, but he wasn't buying it. My achievement was eventually topped by a friend who dug a hole in his garden and short-circuited his entire street.

Friday, June 07, 2013 11:53:17 AM

China attributes deadly factory blaze to negligence
Beijing, June 7 (IANS/EFE) The Chinese government has said that the fire at a poultry plant that killed 120 people and injured 77 was due to negligence by the company and the regulatory authorities.

Friday, June 07, 2013 11:19:18 AM

China beat Russia to win water polo final
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) The Chinese women's water polo team claimed a hard-fought 8-7 victory over Russia in the final of the FINA world league super final to win their first major title Thursday.

Thursday, June 06, 2013 8:01:33 PM

China to protect investors' interests: President Xi
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) President Xi Jinping promised to protect the lawful rights and interests of investors as hundreds of businessmen gathered in the western city of Chengdu Thursday to discuss China's economic prospects.

Thursday, June 06, 2013 7:27:34 PM

China to protect investors' interests: Xi
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) President Xi Jinping promised to protect the lawful rights and interests of investors as hundreds of businessmen gathered in the western city of Chengdu Thursday to discuss China's economic prospects.

Thursday, June 06, 2013 6:49:36 PM

Bangladesh unveils budget of over $28 bn
Dhaka, June 6 (IANS) The Bangladeshi government Thursday unveiled a record 2.22 trillion taka (about $28.50 billion) proposed national budget targeting an economic growth of 7.2 percent for the next 2013-14 fiscal year starting in July.

Thursday, June 06, 2013 6:49:35 PM

Sex video official to stand trial
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) A former official who was placed under investigation following a sex video scandal will stand trial June 19 in a court in southwest China's Chongqing city.

Thursday, June 06, 2013 6:37:37 PM

Thailand Open: Saina marches into quarters
Bangkok, June 6 (IANS) World No.2 Saina Nehwal marched into the quarterfinals of the Thailand Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament here Thursday with a convincing victory over Singapore's Juan Gu.

Thursday, June 06, 2013 6:05:37 PM

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