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Iran hangs murderer in public
Tehran, Sep 21 (IANS) Iran hanged a murderer in public Wednesday in the northern city of Karaj, a media report said.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 1:29:22 PM

Two held for Chinese journalist's killing
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) Two persons have been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a TV journalist in China's Henan province, police said.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 1:08:07 PM

Food leaves 34 Chinese students sick
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) Thirty-four students fell ill after eating at their school canteen in southwest China's Guizhou province, authorities said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 12:52:34 PM

Nepal quake fails to jolt India's youngest Everest hero
Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) The major temblor that unleashed death and devastation in northeastern India and affected parts of Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan Sunday, killing over 80 people in the region, has failed to dampen the spirits of India's youngest Everest hero, Arjun Vajpai.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 12:26:56 PM

Seven to die in Pakistan for lynching brothers
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Seven people were sentenced to death and nine policemen were jailed by a court for the lynching of two brothers near Sialkot in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 11:57:03 AM

Two held in Pakistan for refusing polio drops
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Two people were arrested in Pakistan for refusing to give polio drops to their children.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 11:17:30 AM

Slain Pakistani journalist's widow records statement
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The widow of Pakistani journalist Salim Shahzad who was abducted, tortured and killed has recorded her statement before a panel, a media report said.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 10:52:11 AM

Don't block websites: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Websites should not be blocked as that is neither ethical nor effective, said a leading Pakistani daily after a court directed that all websites spreading religious hatred should be barred.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 10:50:45 AM

Pakistani president monitors flood work
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) An elaborate network of monitoring stations and video conferencing facilities have been set up in all flood affected districts of Pakistan's Sindh province with President Asif Ali Zardari supervising all details in Karachi.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 10:28:22 AM

Pakistan to get insecticide from India to fight dengue
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has directed Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to lift insecticides from India for the prevention of dengue.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 10:14:31 AM

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