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School teachers sacked over child molestation
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Two headmasters and a deputy have been sacked from their posts after a teacher molested his seven students in a school in China's Jiangxi province.

Sunday, August 11, 2013 5:24:07 PM

Two Indian celebs to promote 'Chennai Express' in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Aug 11 (IANS) Two Indian celebrities -- Miss Asia Pacific World 2012 Himangini Singh and Akshitaa Agnihotri, finalist of Femina Miss India 2013 -- are currently here to promote Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Chennai Express" and to raise funds for the flood victims in Nepal.

Sunday, August 11, 2013 5:22:12 PM

Flower cakes a big hit in China
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Ever heard of rose petal-filling inside a cake. Termed a "relatively new seduction", the new product is being stocked on shelves upon shelves in supermarkets in China, and special booths have been set up at airports to sell "flower cakes" and nothing else.

Sunday, August 11, 2013 4:52:05 PM

Drinking water shortage hits two mn in China
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) A lingering drought in southwest China's Guizhou province has left more than 2.5 million people facing a shortage of drinking water, officials said.

Sunday, August 11, 2013 4:22:13 PM

South Korea, US to hold military drill
Seoul, Aug 11 (IANS) South Korea and the US will launch a 12-day-long joint military exercise starting Aug 19, the Combined Forces Command (CFC) said Sunday.

Sunday, August 11, 2013 4:20:07 PM

Ahsan-Setiawan win men's doubles gold at Worlds
Guangzhou, Aug 11 (IANS) Indonesian sixth seeds Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan claimed the men's doubles crown at the World Badminton Championships here Sunday.

Sunday, August 11, 2013 4:08:06 PM

Ahmad-Natsir claim mixed doubles gold at Worlds
Guangzhou, Aug 11 (IANS) Indonesian third seeds Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir lifted the mixed doubles title at the World Badminton Championships here Sunday

Sunday, August 11, 2013 4:08:05 PM

'Haphazard use of vaccines led to bird flu in Nepal'
Kathmandu, Aug 11 (IANS) Bird flu outbreaks in Nepal, which have not yet been controlled, mainly spread due to unverified vaccines being administered haphazardly to chickens by poultry farmers, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, August 11, 2013 3:26:13 PM

Iran to face Philippines in Asian basketball final
Manila, Aug 11 (IANS) Two-time Asian champions Iran remained unbeaten in the 27th Asian Men's Basketball Championship here after beating Chinese Taipei 79-60 and will play hosts Philippines in the final.

Sunday, August 11, 2013 3:20:11 PM

Floods kill 20 people near Kabul
Kabul, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 20 people have lost their lives in heavy rains and floods that washed away hundreds of houses as well as farmland in Kabul region, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, August 11, 2013 3:16:10 PM

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