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Death toll in floods, landslides rises to 73 in Nepal
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) The death toll in floods and landslides over the last three days in Nepal has risen to 73 and the number of people missing has increased to 15, a government official told Efe news on Thursday.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:26:05 PM

BSF-Pakistan Rangers hold border talks in Lahore
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The four-day Director General-level talks between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers concluded in Lahore, Pakistan, on Thursday with an agreement on "strengthening measures" to coordinate border patrolling and "address each other's concerns in a time bound manner".

Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:24:05 PM

Pakistan in touch with Indonesia for clemency for death row convict
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) Pakistan on Thursday said it was in touch with top officials in Indonesia to halt the imminent execution of Pakistani national Zulfiqar Ali for drug smuggling.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:20:04 PM

'Not many reasons to be happy for tigers' (July 29 is International Tiger Day)
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) With over 10,000 tigers including other big cats in captivity globally, rampant tiger poaching in India, shrinking green-corridors in Asia and three sub-species extinct, experts see "no happy times" for the feline on International Tiger Day on Friday.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:00:04 PM

Italian Jakub wins Tour of Qinghai Lake 11th stage
Yinchuan (China), July 28 (IANS) Italian cyclist Marecako Jakub from Wilier Triestina Team won the 11th stage of the 15th Tour of Qinghai Lake here on Thursday in nearly three hours.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:36:04 PM

Cambodia opposition leader sentenced in absentia for defamation
Phnom Penh, July 28 (IANS) A Cambodian court on Thursday found Sam Rainsy, leader of the country's main opposition party, guilty of defamation in one of the judicial cases against him.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:20:04 PM

Syrian Army captures key rebel stronghold
Damascus, July 28 (IANS) Syrian government troops and allied fighters on Thursday recaptured Bani Zaid in Aleppo city from the rebels.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:04:05 PM

New Islamabad airport to be fully ready by 2017
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) The New Islamabad International Airport (NIIA), which can host A-380, the world's biggest passenger aircraft, will be fully operational by June 2017.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 4:38:04 PM

Batsman Tamim Iqbal wants more Tests for Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 28 (IANS) Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal on Thursday lamented the dearth of Test matches played by his country in comparison to the other Test playing nations.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 2:42:04 PM

Shanghai proposes strict smoking ban
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) Shanghai, China's first municipality to pass legislation on tobacco controls, on Thursday proposed a stricter smoking bans at hotels, restaurants, airports and other public venues.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 2:22:04 PM

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