Colombo, Sep 30 (DPA) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Thursday endorsed the decision of a court martial sentencing ex-army chief Sarath Fonseka to 30 months in jail after finding him guilty of violating tender procedures for army supplies, a military spokesman said.
Thursday, September 30, 2010 11:16:46 AM
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) The Chinese public will help select the country's 10 best scientists and technicians in a vote that will show 'respect for knowledge and innovation'.
Thursday, September 30, 2010 11:05:42 AM
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) Zong Quinghou, founder and CEO of China's softdrink giant Hangzhou Wahaha Group, has become the country's richest man with a fortune of 80 billion yuan (US$12 billion), the Hurun Rich List 2010 has announced.
Thursday, September 30, 2010 10:54:05 AM
Singapore, Sep 30 (DPA) Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of modern Singapore, was hospitalised late Wednesday for treatment of a chest infection, media reports said.
Thursday, September 30, 2010 10:49:44 AM
Seoul, Sep 30 (DPA) North and South Korea began their first working-level military discussions for almost two years Thursday, a news report said.
Thursday, September 30, 2010 10:46:45 AM
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) China Thursday released three of the four Japanese detained for intruding into Chinese military zone, authorities said.
Thursday, September 30, 2010 10:38:31 AM
Jakarta, Sep 29 (DPA) An earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua early Thursday, prompting a tsunami warning.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:52:54 PM
Colombo, Sep 29 (DPA) The Sri Lankan government is set to release Thursday over 400 former Tamil rebels who have undergone rehabilitation from detention camps in the north of the country, a military spokesman said Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:57:51 PM
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) A Pakistan Army soldier set a new world record Wednesday by planting the maximum number of saplings in 24 hours.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:38:32 PM
Dhaka, Sep 29 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and over 20 injured when a passenger train rammed into two buses at an unmanned level crossing here in the Bangladesh capital Wednesday, police said.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 7:04:15 PM
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