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Melamine-tainted dairy product reappears in China
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) Reports of melamine-tainted dairy products resurfacing in China's markets have triggered alarm bells once again in the country, less than two years after a dairy scandal in 2008 caused much concern over food safety.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 1:39:43 PM

Nepal's Maoist chief urges war on India
Kathmandu, Nov 24 (IANS) Amidst the Indian government's growing concern about the crisis in Nepal and a renewed war on its own Maoist guerrillas, Nepal's Maoist supremo Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda has identified India as the arch enemy and urged the party to brace for a war with the southern neighbour, reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 1:36:24 PM

Asian Games boxing: Bronze medal for Suranjoy
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) Indian boxer Suranjoy Singh had to be content with a bronze in the men's 52 kg after going down fighting 5-6 to China's Yong Chang at the Asian Games here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 1:33:04 PM

Asian Games hockey: Indian women lose to Japan for bronze
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) Indian women lost 0-1 to Japan through a golden goal and finished fourth in Asian Games hockey here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 1:17:12 PM

Asian Games boxing: Kavita settles for a bronze
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) India's Kavita Goyat settled for a bronze after losing her semi-final bout to Jinzi Li of China in the women's boxing at the Asian Games here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 12:59:09 PM

Compensation announced for Shanghai fire victims
Shanghai, Nov 24 (IANS) Families of each victim in the deadly fire that destroyed a 28-storey building in Shanghai Nov 15 will receive compensation amounting to 960,000 yuan ($144,500), officials said Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 12:29:59 PM

US, South Korea announce joint naval drill
Seoul, Nov 24 (DPA) The US and South Korea are to launch a joint naval exercise at the weekend, officials said Wednesday, amid heightened tensions after North Korea shelled a South Korean island.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 12:20:02 PM

Pabna remembers screen diva Suchitra Sen
Dhaka, Nov 24 (IANS) A festival of films of yesteryears' star Suchitra Sen will be held in Bangladesh's Pabna town - and a day has been set aside only for women viewers.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 12:18:56 PM

F-17 Thunder, Titanic, 7610 Nokia - these are Peshawari sandals
Peshawar, Nov 24 (IANS) Peshawari sandals, which are hugely popular in Pakistan and exported across the world including to India, are now being named after 7610 Nokia - a mobile phone model, Titanic - the ship that sank, and F-17 Thunder - a fighter jet.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 12:01:51 PM

Asian Games athletics: Ashwini, Jauna qualify for 400m hurdles
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) India's Ashwini Chidananda Akkunji and Jauna Murmu qualified for the women's 400 metre hurdles with personal best timings at the Asian Games here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 11:27:46 AM

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