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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

Thai New Year death toll reaches 322
Bangkok, April 18 (IANS) At least 322 people were killed and 3,225 injured in road accidents during the one-week Thai New Year (Song-kran) celebrations, the country's disaster prevention and mitigation department said Friday.

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:58:03 PM

Seven killed, several missing in Indonesian boat accident
Jakarta, April 18 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and several others went missing Friday after a boat sank in the waters off East Nusa Tenggara province in Indonesia.

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:56:15 PM

Westwood maintains lead at Malaysian Open
Kuala Lumpur, April 18 (IANS) English golfer Lee Westwood set his sights on ending a two-year title drought by shooting a dazzling six-under-par 66 to take a commanding four-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Maybank Malaysian Open Friday.

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:50:04 PM

BJP is a threat to democracy, says Sonia
Bhatgaon (Chhattisgarh), April 18 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said the BJP is crossing all limits in its bid to capture power and that it threatened the democratic set-up of India.

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:16:12 PM

OCA to select 2019 Asian Games host city in September
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) will select the 18th Asian Games host city at its 33rd General Assembly Sep 20, 2014, in Incheon, South Korea, after Vietnam withdrew as the host of the 2019 games.

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:08:03 PM

Nine killed as tractor-trolley falls into Sri Lanka canal
Colombo, April 18 (IANS) At least nine people were killed when a tractor-trolley fell into a canal in Polonnaruwa in the central province of Sri Lanka Friday, police said.

Friday, April 18, 2014 4:50:09 PM

Online shopping gaining popularity in Nepal
Kathmandu, April 18 (IANS) With the middle class getting more tech-friendly in Nepal, it is no wonder that people are now slowly shifting to online shopping.

Friday, April 18, 2014 4:08:04 PM

Nepal's Maoist party wants cases against its cadre dropped
Kathmandu, April 18 (IANS) Nepal's main opposition Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) demanded Friday that there should be an agreement among parties to bring all the war-era cases under the jurisdiction of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission or transitional justice mechanism.

Friday, April 18, 2014 2:56:18 PM

'Best for Vietnam to withdraw from hosting 18th Asiad'
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) A high ranking official from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said Friday that it is best for Vietnam to withdraw from hosting the 18th Asian Games in 2019.

Friday, April 18, 2014 2:52:16 PM

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