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Malaysian Indian Congress to hold working committee meeting May 23
Singapore, May 20 (IANS) The Central Working Committee (CWC) of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) will hold its meeting Thursday, thereby setting into motion the process of holding the party's presidential election.

Monday, May 20, 2013 4:01:25 PM

North Korea fires two more short-range missiles
Seoul, May 20 (IANS) North Korea Monday fired two more short-range missiles, a day after UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged the regime to return to talks on its controversial nuclear programme.

Monday, May 20, 2013 3:47:25 PM

Indian jailed in Singapore for prostitution
Singapore, May 20 (IANS) A 24-year-old Indian man has been jailed by a court in Singapore for managing a prostitution ring.

Monday, May 20, 2013 3:29:24 PM

Sri Lankan president to visit China
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse will pay a state visit to China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping between May 27 and 30, an official said Monday.

Monday, May 20, 2013 3:15:29 PM

Rights, liberties threatened in Sri Lanka, says rights body
Colombo, May 20 (IANS) Respect for basic rights and liberties has declined in Sri Lanka in the four years since the government defeated the Tamil Tigers, Human Rights Watch said Monday.

Monday, May 20, 2013 3:05:31 PM

India lose 1-4 to Indonesia, exit Sudirman Cup
Kuala Lumpur, May 20 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Monday lost their second and final Group A tie to Indonesia 1-4 to exit the Sudirman Cup on the second day of competitions at the Putra Stadium here

Monday, May 20, 2013 2:43:24 PM

Text of PM's statement on China
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement to the media Monday on Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India:

Monday, May 20, 2013 2:19:36 PM

India-China consensus big stride forward: Li
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Monday described the consensus reached on various issues between China and India as "a big stride forward" and called for conducting dialogue in a "mature and sensible way".

Monday, May 20, 2013 1:41:29 PM

Mexican twice summits Everest in one climbing season
Kathmandu, May 20 (IANS/EFE) Mexican David LiaƱo Gonzalez Sunday became the first climber to double summit on Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain, in the same season, the climb's organizers said.

Monday, May 20, 2013 12:05:29 PM

Pakistani daily hopes Sharif, Kayani work together
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Monday hoped that incoming prime minister Nawaz Sharif and army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani "can at least be expected to try and work together".

Monday, May 20, 2013 12:01:28 PM

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