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China''s urban unemployment rate at 4.1 percent in Q1
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) China''s urban registered unemployment rate stood at 4.1 percent in the first quarter of this year, authorities said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 2:29:22 PM

Yousuf undergoes fitness test, eyes comeback
Lahore, April 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Mohammed Yousuf has undergone a fitness test here in a bid to make a comeback to international cricket.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 2:16:32 PM

Amid shaky truce, 2 more UN monitors expected in Syria
Damascus, April 25 (IANS) As the UN-Arab League envoy voiced concern at the "bleak" situation in Syria, Neeraj Singh, spokesman of the first UN monitoring team in the country, said two more observers are expected to arrive here to lay the groundwork for the deployment of up to 300 monitors sanctioned by the Security Council.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 1:45:31 PM

Former Chinese soccer chief goes on trial for graft
Tieling (Liaoning Province), April 25 (IANS) Former Chinese soccer chief credited with leading the Chinese team into their only World Cup finals was put on bribery trial here Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 1:23:31 PM

Indian boy of five languishes in Bangladesh jail
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) A five-year-old Indian boy and his grandparents are lodged in a Bangladesh jail for a year since the process for their confirmation as Indian nationals has taken up a lot of time, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 12:41:31 PM

LG Electronics posts $394 mn operating profit
Seoul, April 25 (IANS) LG Electronics has posted 448.2 billion won ($394 million) in operating profit for the first quarter, a regulatory filing showed Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 12:37:01 PM

South Korea''s consumer confidence rises
Seoul, April 25 (IANS) South Korea''s consumer confidence rose for three straight months in April, the central bank said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 12:31:31 PM

Pakistan test-fires n-capable missile
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday successfully test-fired an intermediate range nuclear-capable missile, less than a week after India tested a 5,000-km range missile that can reach deep inside China.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 11:58:41 AM

China, a major producer of the world''s sex toys
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) A small village in China called Jiqi is only a miniscule part of a major enterprise that employs more than one million people across the country -- an industry that produces more than 80 percent of the world''s sex toys.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 11:06:00 AM

Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable missile, less than a week after India tested a 5,000 km range missile that can reach deep inside China.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 11:04:20 AM

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