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Last updated: Thursday, October 02, 2014 5:36:12 AM

Search operations resume at Japan volcano site
Tokyo, Oct 1 (IANS) Search operations resumed Wednesday at the Mount Ontake volcano eruption site in Japan.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 11:36:18 AM

Pakistan poll panel to introduce electronic voting
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to introduce electronic voting machines and use them in the 2018 polls, media reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 11:34:03 AM

Indians disappoint in canoe obstacle slalom
Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) India had a disappointing outing as canoe obstacle slalom competitors failed to impress in the 17th Asian Games at the Hanam Misari Canoe/Kayak Center here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 11:12:18 AM

Nigeria football governing body gets new chief
Abuja, Oct 1 (IANS) Amaju Pinnick emerged as the new chief of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after a keenly contested two-round election.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 10:30:04 AM

Anti-IS motion submitted to Turkish parliament
Ankara, Oct 1 (IANS) The Turkish government has submitted a motion to parliament to extend the scope of potential action against the Islamic State (IS).

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 10:10:03 AM

Chinese ship capsizes near Japan
Osaka, Oct 1 (IANS) A Chinese ship has capsized near Japan, the Chinese consulate general said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 9:32:10 AM

Afghan capital rocked by explosions
Kabul, Oct 1 (IANS) Two explosions in quick succession went off in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 9:14:03 AM

India's Aarti knocked out in Asiad taekwondo
Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) India's Aarti Khakal was ousted in round of 32 of the women's 57kg taekwondo competition of the 17th Asian Games here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 8:50:03 AM

Indians finish 4th, 5th in 50km race walk
Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) Sandeep Kumar and Basanta Bahadur Rana failed to add to India's medal tally as they finished fourth and fifth in the men's 50km race walk event of the 17th Asian Games here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 8:38:03 AM

Syrian army bombs kill eight in Aleppo
Beirut, Oct 1 (IANS/EFE) Four children and a woman were among the eight people killed Tuesday when Syrian government aircraft dropped bombs on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, or SOHR, said.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 7:56:19 AM

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