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Nepal premier poll crashes for ninth time
Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) Held under the shadow of a dire economic and constitutional crisis, the ninth round of vote to elect a new prime minister in Nepal failed yet again with the lone contestant unable to get the required number of votes Thursday but still refusing to quit the race.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 4:49:59 PM

Pakistan blocks NATO supply to Afghanistan after airstrikes
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday blocked a vital supply route for NATO oil tankers to Afghanistan, hours after a coalition force helicopter attacked a Pakistani border post killing three soldiers.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 3:26:12 PM

Ex-Indian Idol Prashant Tamang is Nepal's tourism ambassador
Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) After Indian cricket icon Sunil Gavaskar, Nepal has roped in former Indian Idol winner -- and the pride of Nepalis -- Darjeeling boy Prashant Tamang to promote tourism and help draw 1 million visitors to the country next year.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 3:03:27 PM

Gates, Buffet favour small scale philanthropy
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) US billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Thursday said small scale philanthropy is 'more admirable' than large scale ones.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 2:09:48 PM

Maoists driving Nepal towards hydro disaster
Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) Set to generate about 6,500 MW of additional hydropower from 2016 onwards, Nepal is facing the spectre of generation but no buyer, thanks to the obstructive policy announced by its largest party, the Maoists.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 2:09:46 PM

Give army constitutional role to avoid coup: Musharraf
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The military ought to have some role to ensure 'stability, checks and balances in the democratic structure of Pakistan', the country's former army chief Parvez Musharraf has said.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 1:56:58 PM

North Korea releases photograph of heir apparent
Seoul, Sep 30 (DPA) North Korea Thursday released a photograph of leader Kim Jong Il's son and likely successor for the first time, a news report said.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 1:46:51 PM

Musharraf warns of another coup in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan is at risk of another military coup, warned its former army chief Pervez Musharraf, advocating a constitutional role for the army in the country's turbulent politics.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 11:58:12 AM

NATO helicopters attack Pakistani border post
Peshawar (Pakistan), Sep 30 (DPA) Two NATO helicopter gunships Thursday fired missiles into a Pakistani border post along the Afghan frontier, killing three soldiers, Pakistani security officials said.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 11:58:11 AM

Vietnam arrests three over US-based porn websites
Hanoi, Sep 30 (DPA) Vietnamese police have detained three officers of a company that ran pornographic websites with servers based in the US, police said Thursday.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 11:45:40 AM

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