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Last updated: Monday, April 21, 2014 7:38:08 AM

Hamilton grabs third season pole at Shanghai
Shanghai, April 19 (IANS) Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton overcame wet conditions to take pole position ahead ahead of Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, who was followed by teammate and four-time defending champion Sebastian Vettel in the Formula 1 Shanghai Grand Prix here Saturday.

Saturday, April 19, 2014 1:42:13 PM

More underwater vehicles to join missing jet hunt
Kuala Lumpur, April 19 (IANS) Malaysia will deploy more underwater vehicles in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the media reported Saturday.

Saturday, April 19, 2014 12:46:08 PM

First bodies found within cabins of South Korean sunken ferry
Seoul, April 19 (IANS) Three days after the 6,825-tonne passenger ferry capsized and sank off the Jindo Island near the southwestern tip of South Korea, first bodies were found Saturday morning within the passenger cabins of the ferry, local media reported.

Saturday, April 19, 2014 7:12:17 AM

Iran to uphold nuclear achievements: Cleric
Tehran, April 19 (IANS) Iran will by no means retreat from its nuclear achievements as they are about indigenous "peaceful" nuclear technology developed by Iranian scientists, a senior Iranian cleric said Friday.

Saturday, April 19, 2014 4:00:04 AM

Two UN employees abducted in Karachi
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen kidnapped two local employees of the UN in Pakistan's port city of Karachi late Friday, police said.

Saturday, April 19, 2014 1:58:03 AM

This weekend vital for missing plane's search: Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, April 19 (IANS) Malaysian acting Transport Minister Hishammudin Hussein said here Friday that this weekend would be very important for the search of missing plane -- MH370.

Saturday, April 19, 2014 1:44:04 AM

Four Indians arrested with huge foreign currency cache
Kathmandu, April 18 (IANS) Nepal police have apprehended four Indians from Nepalgunj along the India-Nepal border Friday evening with a huge cache of foreign currency while they were trying to board a Kathmandu-bound flight at the local airport.

Friday, April 18, 2014 8:00:04 PM

Ten killed in car bomb blast in Syria
Damascus, April 18 (IANS) At least ten people were killed and over 20 injured Friday when a booby-trapped car exploded in a pro-government district of Syria's Homs province, local media reported.

Friday, April 18, 2014 7:12:17 PM

Arrest warrants sought for captain, two sailors of sunken ferry
SeouL, April 18 (IANS) Arrest warrants were sought Friday against the captain and two sailors of the South Korean ferry that capsized off the country's southwestern coast Wednesday, killing at least 28 people while 268 are still missing.

Friday, April 18, 2014 7:04:04 PM

12 killed in Mt Everest avalanche (Third Lead)
Kathmandu, April 18 (IANS) At least 12 people, all of them Nepalese, were killed in an avalanche on Mt. Everest Friday morning, an official said.

Friday, April 18, 2014 6:58:03 PM

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