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Pakistani Cricket Matches fixed for over two years, says UK bookie

Sunday, September 26, 2010 9:41

Reports are coming out of the UK, of extensive cricket match fixing orchestrated by British sports agent-property developer Mazhar Majeed. Majeed was released on bail after being arrested on the suspicion of rigging a Lords test match between England and Pakistan. According to reports the arrest came after Scotland Yard followed ...

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Dalai Lama remains hopeful of winning over the Chinese

Sunday, July 18, 2010 11:00

Fifty one years after leaving the country of Tibet due to the Chinese government taking over, the Dalai Lama has not lost hope of arriving at a mutually beneficial agreement with the Chinese.

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US soldier Bradley Manning arrested for alleged classified info leak to Wikileaks

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 19:05

US soldier Bradley Manning has been arrested on allegations of supplying classified information to Wikileaks, a website dedicated to protect and disseminate information and informers who have sensitive information to pass on to the public domain.

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Pakistan lifts Facebook ban

Monday, May 31, 2010 21:12

The controversy over Facebook in Pakistan subsided today with the nation lifting the ban imposed on the social networking site on Monday.

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Post 9/11, male foetal deaths rose alarmingly high

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 4:11

9/11 is long gone, but it still haunts the American psyche. A new study has revealed that the stress felt by pregnant women soon after the terror strikes on September 11, 2001 led to an increase in miscarriages of male fetuses in the US.

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Sarath Fonseka arrested by Sri Lankan military; to be court-martialed

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 6:23

General Sarath Fonseka, 59, former Army chief of Sri Lanka and the main contestant against President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the recent presidential election, has been arrested by the military on charges of fraud connected to his term in the armed services, which ended in November 2009.

India, China increase defence spending sharply in 2009 as West cuts back

Thursday, February 4, 2010 19:09

India and China raised sharply their defence expenditure in 2009 notwithstanding the global economic depression even as most European members of the NATO are facing a pinch on defence budgets owing to their big deficits.

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Mahinda Rajapaksa wins Sri Lanka Presidential election

Thursday, January 28, 2010 8:26

Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka, has won a second term in office, after defeating his nearest rival, General Sarath Fonseka, former chief of the army and the joint Opposition candidate.

US to serve formal demarche to China over hacking of Google

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 17:07

The government of the United States has said it will serve a formal demarche to the government of China over China’s alleged involvement in cyber-attacks against Google, Adobe Systems and several other companies.

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Attacks on Indians in Australia could hit bilateral relations, India warns Australia

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 17:36

New Delhi: India has warned Australia that there is a chance of relations between the two countries getting strained unless Australia took strong measures immediately to stop the continuing attacks on Indian students studying in that country.

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