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Israel minister sells luxury apartment after public outcry
Jerusalem, March 21 (IANS) Israeli Defence Minister and former prime minister Ehud Barak has sold his luxury apartment in an effort to deflect public criticism of what was perceived as an extravagant lifestyle for a civil servant.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 10:54:32 AM

China reports 900,000 TB cases in 2011
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) Around 900,000 cases of tuberculosis were discovered and treated in China in 2011, the health ministry said.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 10:44:42 AM

Russian court dismisses case seeking Gita ban
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) A court in Russia has dismissed a case that sought a ban on the Bhagwad Gita.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 9:18:47 AM

Hamas says political motives behind Gaza''s mounting energy crisis
Gaza, March 20 (IANS) Islamic Hamas movement, which rules the Gaza Strip, said on Tuesday that there are political motives behind the energy shortage that has been troubling the impoverished coastal enclave for four months.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 12:00:57 AM

Will continue to support Europe in crisis: China
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) China will be part of the global community''s efforts to provide help to deal with European debt crisis, a senior Foreign Ministry official said Tuesday.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 12:00:09 AM

Bangladesh reach maiden Asia Cup final, India knocked out
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 20 (IANS) Bangladesh outplayed Sri Lanka by five wickets to enter their maiden Asia Cup final here Tuesday, knocking India out of the tournament.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 11:59:59 PM

Chinese writers target App Store
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) Chinese writers are targeting Apple''s App Store, saying it is infringing on their copyrights by offering pirated e-book versions of their work.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 7:07:59 PM

Sri Lankans protest against Geneva resolution
Colombo, March 20 (IANS) Some 2,000 Sri Lankans marched to the British High Commission here Tuesday to condemn Western countries for a resolution that accuses Colombo of committing "war crimes".

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 7:04:59 PM

Abolish pelvic exams, China group says
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) A public welfare body has urged the government to remove gynaecological examinations from the physical exams for civil service recruitment.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 6:52:29 PM

Bangladesh restrict Sri Lanka to 232
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 20 (IANS) Bangladesh restricted Sri Lanka to 232 in a must-win Asia Cup tie at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here Tuesday. A Bangladesh win will knock out India from the tournament.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 6:22:09 PM

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