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Sri Lanka gifts sapphire hair pin to Kate
Colombo, April 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka has gifted a sapphire-studded hair pin to British royal bride Kate Middleton on her wedding to Prince William, an official said.

Friday, April 29, 2011 8:23:42 PM

Kate's engagement dress sells like hot cakes -- in China
Beijing, April 29 (IANS) A sapphire-blue dress that British royal bride Kate Middleton wore during the announcement of her engagement to Prince William has been flying off the shelves in China.

Friday, April 29, 2011 7:53:10 PM

200 Chinese couples marry on day of royal wedding
Beijing, April 29 (IANS) Two hundred Chinese couples tied the knot in a group wedding ceremony Friday, as Prince William and Kate Middleton wed in faraway London.

Friday, April 29, 2011 7:47:16 PM

Bombs hurled at Indonesia church
Jakarta, April 29 (IANS/AKI) Two Molotov cocktails were hurled at a church Friday on the Indonesian island of Java by unidentified motorcycle riders, witnesses said. No deaths or injuries have been reported.

Friday, April 29, 2011 7:36:10 PM

Sri Lanka involved in match-fixing since 1992: Tillakaratne
Colombo, April 29 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan captain Hashan Tillakaratne has made sensational claims that his country has been involved in match fixing since 1992, and said he will 'shortly reveal names of the people responsible'.

Friday, April 29, 2011 3:19:42 PM

Nepal braces for more battle over budget
Kathmandu, April 29 (IANS) With the major opposition party as well as 10 others threatening to oppose a new budget, Nepal's three-month-old government faces a tough battle in parliament three days hence.

Friday, April 29, 2011 12:32:41 PM

Nepal Maoists step back from new revolt, to focus on peace
Kathmandu, April 29 (IANS) After nine days' intense discussions to decide their future strategy, Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas Friday finally decided to step back from launching a new revolt and instead focus on the peace process, new constitution and rehabilitation of their nearly 20,000 trained fighters.

Friday, April 29, 2011 12:06:16 PM

Masters degree must for Iran's lawmakers
Tehran, April 29 (IANS/AKI) All candidates running for Iran's parliament must have postgraduate degrees in future, the Guardian Council's spokesman, Abbasali Kadkhodai, was quoted as saying by the semi-official Fars news agency.

Friday, April 29, 2011 10:37:43 AM

Chomping on cheese and chilli delights in Bhutan
Thimphu, April 29 (IANS) Fancy some long, slit chillies cooked to creamy perfection with cheese? Or a combination of trotter, chillies and garlic? Then Bhutan is the place you are looking for.

Friday, April 29, 2011 10:01:47 AM

78 soldiers killed in Syria in six weeks
Damascus, April 29 (IANS) At least 78 soldiers and 70 civilians had been killed in Syria since the unrest broke out six weeks ago, Arab News Agency SANA quoted an official military source as saying.

Friday, April 29, 2011 3:58:33 AM

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