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A miracle! Dhaka woman survives 16 days under rubble
Dhaka, May 10 (IANS) A woman was Friday found alive, trapped in the rubble of the collapsed eight-storey building on the outskirts of this Bangladesh capital, 16 days after the disaster that has claimed over 1,000 lives.

Friday, May 10, 2013 5:59:46 PM

China-India ties have strategic significance: Li
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) China-India relations have "strategic significance" and "global impact" as both are large developing countries and emerging markets, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told India's visiting External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid here Friday.

Friday, May 10, 2013 5:57:44 PM

Terror, abduction and a fall: turbulent run-up to Pakistan polls
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan was on the edge Friday, a day before it goes to the polls to decide the fate of 23,000 candidates who stayed on despite a volatile run-up that saw at least 100 people being killed in a series of terror attacks and former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son being abducted.

Friday, May 10, 2013 5:37:48 PM

India advises Pakistan to cancel pilgrims' visit
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) India has recommended to Pakistan to cancel the visit of Pakistani pilgrims to the shrine of a famous saint in India over security concerns, the Pakistani foreign ministry said Friday.

Friday, May 10, 2013 5:15:53 PM

Survivor found 16 days after Dhaka building collapse
Dhaka, May 10 (IANS) Sixteen days into one of Bangladesh's worst tragedies that has so far left over 1,000 people dead, rescuers Friday found a young woman clinging to life beneath the sandwiched floors of the collapsed eight-storey building in Dhaka.

Friday, May 10, 2013 5:01:58 PM

Five dead in South Korean factory gas leak
Seoul, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five workers died following a gas leak at a steel plant in Dangjin, South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported Friday.

Friday, May 10, 2013 4:15:45 PM

Indian-origin man jailed in Singapore in road rage case
Singapore, May 10 (IANS) A court in Singapore Friday sentenced a 38-year-old Indian-origin businessman to one month in jail for punching a man in a road rage case.

Friday, May 10, 2013 4:05:47 PM

Sri Lankan court orders probe on mass grave
Colombo, May 10 (IANS) A Sri Lankan court Friday ordered a full investigation into a mass grave found last year in the island nation's Central Province, a lawyer said.

Friday, May 10, 2013 4:02:07 PM

S.Korean president's US trip 'prelude to war': Pyongyang
Seoul, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korean President Park Geun-hye's recent visit to the United States is a "prelude to war", North Korea has said.

Friday, May 10, 2013 3:47:52 PM

Italian cyclist Bronzini wins second stage of Tour of Chongming
Shanghai, May 10 (IANS) Italian female cyclist Giorgia Bronzini won the second stage of the Tour of Chongming Island with a time of 2 hours, 44 minutes and 26 seconds.

Friday, May 10, 2013 2:31:52 PM

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