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Chinese internet users identify role models
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Ten ordinary Chinese have been recognized as national role models, based on the results of a quarterly online poll.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 1:43:54 PM

Pakistan to hold national boxing championships
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan, none of whose pugilists have qualified for the 2012 London Olympics, will conduct its 34th national boxing championships from Monday in the eastern city of Lahore.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 1:35:54 PM

Chinese firm plans aggressive auto export
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Chinese carmaker Dongfeng Motor expects its auto export to grow about five times to reach 300,000 units in 2016, the company announced.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 1:18:14 PM

Over 140 who fled Pakistan prison back in jail
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) As many as 143 of the 384 inmates who fled a prison in Pakistan''s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province following an audacious Taliban attack are back in jail, an official said.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 1:12:24 PM

One killed in blast at Japanese plant
Tokyo, April 22 (IANS) One person was killed and 11 injured Sunday when an explosion tore through a chemical plant in southwestern Japan, a media report said.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 12:56:34 PM

China, Russia hold joint naval exercise
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) China and Russia Sunday began a joint naval exercise that will focus on maritime defence.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 12:51:34 PM

Pond revered by Hindus drying up in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) A pond considered sacred by Hindus abutting a 900-year-old temple complex in Pakistan is drying up after tubewells began supplying the water to a cement factory and to two villages, said a media report Sunday.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 12:40:16 PM

Women with heart disease likely to have girls: Iran study
Tehran, April 22 (IANS) Women with some heart disease are more likely to give birth to girls, says a study conducted by a university in Iran. It found that 75 percent of the 216 children born to 200 pregnant women with diagnosed heart diseases were girls.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 12:28:36 PM

''Pakistan has learnt little from previous air crash''
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan has learnt little from a horrific aircrash that took place two years back, said a daily after 127 people were killed in a plane crash Friday.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 11:52:36 AM

Pakistan provincial minister dead
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) A minister of Pakistan''s Sindh province has died after a protracted illness, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 11:41:46 AM

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