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Pakistan summons Indian deputy high commissioner
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner here Gopal Baglay to its foreign office to register Islamabad's concern over "continuous ceasefire violations" by the Border Security Force (BSF) across the Line of Control (LoC) during the last few days.

Monday, August 12, 2013 5:28:15 PM

Nepal seeks foreign trade through Visakhapatnam Port
Kathmandu, Aug 12 (IANS) Nepal is keenly looking to open Visakhapatnam Port in Andhra Pradesh as an alterative route to do business with third countries. At present, its foreign trade is hugely dependent on the Haldia Port in West Bengal.

Monday, August 12, 2013 4:02:15 PM

Bangladesh's exports go up
Dhaka, Aug 12 (IANS) Driven by ready-made garments, Bangladesh's exports in the first month of the current 2012-13 fiscal surged 24 percent to over $3 billion, an official said Monday.

Monday, August 12, 2013 3:12:04 PM

Decks clear for GMR to sign power pact in Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 12 (IANS) The Nepal government and India's GMR Group will now go ahead to build the 900 MW Upper Karnali project in the western part of the country. Nepal's Supreme Court Sunday vacated a stay order, paving the way for further negotiations on a Power Development Agreement (PDA) between the two sides.

Monday, August 12, 2013 3:12:03 PM

Iran win third Asian basketball title
Manila, Aug 12 (IANS) Iran proved to be too strong for hosts Philippines as the West Asian giants won the 27th Asian Basketball Championship 85-71 for their third continental title in six years.

Monday, August 12, 2013 2:38:17 PM

Japan's industrial output falls
Tokyo, Aug 12 (IANS) Japan's industrial output in June declined by a seasonally adjusted 3.1 percent as compared to May, the ministry of economy, trade and industry said Monday.

Monday, August 12, 2013 2:30:22 PM

Japanese economy grows
Tokyo, Aug 12 (IANS) The Japanese economy grew at an yearly rate of 2.6 percent in the second quarter, falling short of market expectations, official figures showed Monday.

Monday, August 12, 2013 2:28:05 PM

Singapore cuts projections for trade growth
Singapore, Aug 12 (IANS) The official projections for Singapore's trade growth have been downgraded in the second half of the year, trade promotion agency International Enterprise Singapore said Monday.

Monday, August 12, 2013 2:13:58 PM

China appoints over 20,000 legal advisers
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) China has recruited 23,500 lawyers as legal advisers to the government at all levels, as part of an effort to facilitate a "law-based" administration, a minister said.

Monday, August 12, 2013 2:06:19 PM

China to further boost green industries
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) China's State Council Monday published new measures to help boost green industries.

Monday, August 12, 2013 12:44:04 PM

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