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Chinese man stabs eight school children to death
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) A mentally unstable man stabbed eight children to death and injured five others at a primary school in east China Tuesday, authorities said.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:07:19 PM

More sandstorms to hit China: Official
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) Eight to 10 more sandstorms are expected to hit north China in April and May as a result of the frequent spells of cold during spring, China's Meteorological department has forecast.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 6:37:20 PM

Avalanche kills 35 in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 23 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed in an avalanche in Afghanistan's northeast Badakhshan province, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 5:08:27 PM

Lead poisoning leaves 45 children sick in China
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) At least 45 children fell ill due to lead poisoning in China's Hunan province, officials said.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 3:50:15 PM

Toshiba, Bill Gates to develop advanced nuclear reactor
Tokyo, March 23 (DPA) Toshiba Corp and Microsoft Corp chairman Bill Gates are to work to develop an advanced nuclear reactor, the Japanese company said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 3:00:39 PM

Probe Bangladesh violence: ethnic minorities
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Five groups of ethnic minorities have demanded a probe into violence by Muslim settlers in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in Bangladesh.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 12:04:42 PM

Dhaka seeks joint management of Brahmaputra with Delhi, Beijing
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Bangladesh has proposed a 'joint basin-wise management' of the Brahmaputra that also flows through China and India and poses serious problems of flooding in the three countries.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 11:26:36 AM

Dhaka cops shut down exhibition on extra-judicial killings
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) A photography exhibition on extra-judicial killings carried out by government agencies was shut by police here. Indian writer and human rights activist Mahasweta Devi, however, went ahead and inaugurated it on the road outside the gallery.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 10:42:31 AM

Man kills six children in Chinese school
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) A man stabbed and killed six children and injured seven at a primary school in east China's Fujian province Tuesday, authorities said.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 10:15:57 AM

Google.cn is now Google.com.hk, China says promise violated
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) Google has 'violated its written promise' and is 'totally wrong' for stopping the censoring of its Chinese language search engine results and blaming China for alleged hacker attacks, a government official said Tuesday morning as the internet giant moved its search engine site to Hong Kong.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 10:08:14 AM

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