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Sri Lanka boosts tourism via street spice food festival
Colombo, Oct 28 (IANS) One of the popular tourist attractions in Sri Lanka's tourism calendar, 'World Spice Food Festival' kicked off along a Colombo street Friday.

Friday, October 28, 2011 7:54:38 PM

China's foreign trade to top $3 trillion this year: Official
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) A senior Chinese official said Friday the country's foreign trade volume will surpass $3 trillion this year, accounting for 10.5 percent of the world's total.

Friday, October 28, 2011 7:34:32 PM

Nepal's Maoist PM yields to brotherly love
Kathmandu, Oct 28 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday broke away from the official policy of his once underground organisation not to participate in religious rituals by taking part in Brothers' Day celebrations.

Friday, October 28, 2011 3:27:15 PM

Hefty donation for quake victims found in Japanese toilet
Tokyo, Oct 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An anonymous donor left 40 million yen ($526,000) in a toilet in the administrative building of the northern Japanese city of Hachinohe, media reports said Friday.

Friday, October 28, 2011 2:54:07 PM

China's foreign trade to top $3 tn
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) China's foreign trade will surpass $3 trillion this year, accounting for 10.5 percent of the world's total, a senior official said Friday.

Friday, October 28, 2011 2:46:57 PM

Two die in Pakistan suicide bombing
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) At least two policemen were killed and several injured Friday in a suicide attack on a police vehicle in the northwestern Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a media report said.

Friday, October 28, 2011 2:46:43 PM

Japanese PM vows to combat yen's rise
Tokyo, Oct 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda told parliament Friday that Japan is ready to take all measures to tackle the yen's appreciation to record highs, suggesting further intervention by Tokyo into currency markets to cool the currency's rise.

Friday, October 28, 2011 2:33:50 PM

Chinese plane flies on biofuel
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) Air China Friday conducted the first trial flight of a passenger plane powered by a mix of biofuel and traditional aviation fuel.

Friday, October 28, 2011 2:24:11 PM

Turkish teenager rescued after four days
Ankara, Oct 28 (IANS) A teenager was rescued from the rubble after over 100 hours following an earthquake that flattened his home in a Turkish town.

Friday, October 28, 2011 2:08:48 PM

Anti-Taliban Pakistani beheaded
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) An anti-Taliban tribal has been beheaded in northwest Pakistan.

Friday, October 28, 2011 1:20:21 PM

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