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Chinese military to recruit more college graduates
Beijing, Oct 31 (IANS) China will encourage fresh college graduates to join the military by giving them "preferential treatment", the defence ministry said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 6:22:15 PM

Afghan presidential elections in 2014
Kabul, Oct 31 (IANS) Afghanistan will hold presidential elections April 5, 2014, the election commission announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 6:02:26 PM

India women win Asia Cup T20
Guangzhou (China), Oct 31 (IANS) The Indian women's won the Twenty20 Asia Cup cricket beating Pakistan by 18 runs in the final here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 5:58:04 PM

ISI 'linking' to Maoists; Security agencies worried
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Pakistan's covert operations agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has forged deadly links with Maoists through overground radicals and the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activists not just in West Bengal but the rest of India too, according to Indian security agencies.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 4:54:09 PM

Indonesian varsity may have centre for Indian studies
Bali (Indonesia), Oct 31 (IANS) An Indonesian university plans to establish a Centre for Indian Studies here next year.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 2:49:53 PM

Bhullar not blinded by stars at WGC-HSBC Champions golf
Dongguan (China), Oct 31 (IANS) India's Gaganjeet Bhullar enters the $7 million WGC-HSBC Champions golf Thursday without the benefit of a practice round but he is not discounting himself from hitting the jackpot Sunday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 2:18:20 PM

South Korea's real estate market faces growing risks
Seoul, Oct 31 (IANS) South Korea's real estate market is facing growing risks on falling property prices, boosting concerns that over-indebted households may fall into trouble in repaying mortgage loans amid falling prices, a report by the central bank showed Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 1:26:23 PM

South Korea's industrial output grows
Seoul, Oct 31 (IANS) South Korea's industrial output grew 0.8 percent last month from a month earlier, a government report showed Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:38:53 PM

Bhutan gears to check on its people's happiness
Thimphu, Oct 31 (IANS) Bhutan is again gearing up to find out about the state of its people's happiness through a survey, for which an exhaustive questionnaire is now being prepared.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:22:44 PM

Indian media growth will be fantastic: Nik Gowing
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) While a lot of of newspapers and magazines in the West would stop print editions in the future, the road ahead for the Indian media is "fantastic" with broadband availability and 4G, says veteran British journalist Nik Gowing, a familiar face for Indian television viewers.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:10:24 PM

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