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Bangladesh garment workers continue stir against new wages
Dhaka, Aug 2 (IANS) Bangladesh's garment factory workers Monday continued their protests against a new wage structure announced by the government. The industrial violence has forced suspension of production in at least 350 units.

Monday, August 02, 2010 1:06:20 PM

300,000 without water as floods damage pipelines in China city
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Floods caused by torrential rains damaged pipelines leaving 300,000 people without water in Tonghua city in China's Jilin province, an official said Monday.

Monday, August 02, 2010 11:49:37 AM

China restricts contents of online games for kids
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) China has introduced a new law to restrict contents of online computer games to prevent children from developing imitation behaviour and addiction to Internet surfing.

Monday, August 02, 2010 11:27:24 AM

Fresh twist in Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy trial
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 2 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy trial has got a new twist following reports of 'romantic relations' between the man who is alleged to have been sodomised and a lady prosecutor.

Monday, August 02, 2010 11:15:51 AM

China's Shaolin temple in world heritage list
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) The Shaolin temple, China's ancient Buddhist monastery and the home of martial art kung fu, has now become a UNESCO world heritage site.

Monday, August 02, 2010 10:35:42 AM

270 civilians killed in July in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 1 (IANS) As many as 270 civilians were killed in July in different incidents across Afghanistan, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 7:50:34 PM

Over 100 dead, missing in China floods
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Floods and rain-triggered landslides have left more than 100 people dead or missing in northeast China's Jilin province over the last 10 days, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 6:10:31 PM

Bhullar finish fourth at Brunei Open
Bandar Seri Begawan, Aug 1 (IANS) India's Gaganjeet Bhullar turned in another magical final round performance with a six-under 65, but still finished fourth, two shots from a play-off, in the Brunei Open Sunday.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 6:10:20 PM

Chinese army officer drowns while retrieving chemical barrels
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) A senior Chinese army official was swept away by floodwaters while trying to retrieve chemical-filled barrels from a swollen river in China's Jilin province. His body was found a day later, military officials said Sunday.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 12:39:29 PM

Myanmar media hails Than Shwe's India visit
Yangon, Aug 1 (IANS) The goodwill visit by Myanmar's military ruler Senior General Than Shwe to India was a great milestone for bilateral cooperation and friendship between the two countries, Myanmar's official media said Sunday.

Sunday, August 01, 2010 11:56:35 AM

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