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Five construction workers killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 21 (DPA) Five road construction workers were killed Tuesday when their vehicle was blown up by a roadside bomb in central Afghanistan, the interior ministry said.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 6:04:39 PM

15 school kids die in Pakistan accident
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 15 children died and several were reported missing when a school van plunged into the Jhelum river in Garhi Dupatta near Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 4:22:51 PM

Stranded Kailash-bound Indian legislator, pilgrims rescued
Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) Forty-one Indian pilgrims bound for Mt Kailash, including a legislator from Rajasthan who had developed high altitude sickness, have been rescued safely from the Nepal-Tibet border where they had been stranded for almost a week due to bad weather, Indian Embassy officials in Kathmandu said.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 3:42:30 PM

Covert op charge: US embassy scraps land plan in Islamabad
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The US has scrapped plans to procure additional land from the Pakistan government in the high-security diplomatic enclave to expand its embassy in Islamabad amid accusation of the extra space being used by a security firm whose personnel allegedly carry out covert operations inside the country.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 3:24:03 PM

Fake pearl powder floods China markets
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) Beauty products touted as having been made of powdered pearls, but actually made from shells, are now flooding markets in China, a media report said.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 2:51:39 PM

Chinese school uses metal detectors to bar mobile phones
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A school in China has started using metal detectors to prevent students from bringing in mobile phones.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 2:27:48 PM

73 percent Chinese say they committed fraud
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A majority of Chinese people -- 72.9 percent -- admit to have committed fraud, because the risk and punishment of fraud are 'not as severe as they used to be'.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 2:22:36 PM

Strong Indian challenge at Asia-Pacific Panasonic golf
Kobe (Japan), Sep 21 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar, the only Indian to have won on the Asian Tour this year, will lead the Indian challenge at the Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open beginning here Thursday.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 2:04:16 PM

Teaching is a deadly job in Thailand
Bangkok, Sep 21 (DPA) Separatists have killed 135 teachers in southern Thailand over the past eight years in their efforts to rid the region of 'Siamese infidels', a human rights group said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 1:46:41 PM

Bus accident kills 15 kids in Pakistani Kashmir
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 15 schoolchildren died when their school bus plunged into the Jhulum river in Pakistan-administered Kashmir Tuesday, media reports said.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 1:27:18 PM

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