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Laxman's century seals series-levelling win for India
Colombo, Aug 7 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman overcame a back spasm to smash his 16th Test century as India defeated Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third and final Test to level the three-match series 1-1 at the P. Sara Oval here Saturday.

Saturday, August 07, 2010 4:33:54 PM

China pays last respects to mechanics scientist
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Chinese Saturday paid their last respects to Qian Weichang, one of the country's most respected scientists, recognized for his achievements in applied mathematics and mechanics, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, August 07, 2010 3:57:55 PM

Pakistan flood threaten historic Moenjodaro site
Islamabad, Aug 7 (DPA) Tragic history could revisit the world's first planned city as floods approached ancient Moenjodaro, the centre of Indus Valley civilization, a UNESCO official said Saturday.

Saturday, August 07, 2010 3:42:59 PM

Daewoo bags $438 mn power project in Libya
Seoul, Aug 7 (IANS/WAM) South Korea's Daewoo Engineering and Construction Company has bagged a 510 billion won ($438 million) contract to build a power plant in Libya.

Saturday, August 07, 2010 2:56:27 PM

Nepal MP claims threats by Indian officials; embassy rubbishes
Kathmandu, Aug 7 (IANS) A Nepali lawmaker, who left his ethnic party from the Terai plains to join the Maoists, has created a furore with charges that he was threatened with abduction and worse by Indian officials, claims that were repudiated by the Indian Embassy in Nepal as baseless.

Saturday, August 07, 2010 2:44:30 PM

Scoreboard: India vs. Sri Lanka, Third Test
Colombo, Aug 7 (IANS) Final scoreboard of the third and final cricket Test between Sri Lanka and India at the P. Sara Oval here Saturday.

Saturday, August 07, 2010 2:43:59 PM

India beat Sri Lanka in third Test to level series
Colombo, Aug 7 (IANS) India defeated Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third and the final cricket Test and levelled the three-match series 1-1 here Saturday at the P.Sara Oval.

Saturday, August 07, 2010 2:35:18 PM

Afghan police find bodies of six Germans, two Americans
Kabul, Aug 7 (DPA) Police found the bullet-riddled bodies of eight foreigners and two of their Afghan colleagues in a remote mountainous area in northeastern Afghanistan, a police official said.

Saturday, August 07, 2010 2:23:17 PM

Chinese drug passes US clinical trials for first time
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) A traditional Chinese medicine for treating cardiovascular diseases has been tested safe and effective by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and would be marketed there by 2013, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Saturday, August 07, 2010 1:57:19 PM

21 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 7 (IANS) Twenty-one Taliban militants were killed in fighting with security forces in eastern Afghanistan, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Saturday, August 07, 2010 1:42:31 PM

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