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Pak court puts off decision on commission for Mumbai case

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and six others charged with involvement in the Mumbai attacks Saturday put off a decision on the government’s request to form a commission to interview key witnesses in India.

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India, China marching ahead in clean energy field: Obama

WASHINGTON: Describing the clean energy sector as key to creating jobs and building a strong economy, US President Mr Barack Obama Saturday said that countries like India, China and Germany are marching ahead in the field which has a huge potential for growth in the coming years.

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US warns Pak on cross-border attacks into Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: Amidst mounting NATO air strikes on Pakistani soil in apparent hot pursuit of militants, the US has send a stern message to Islamabad to stop cross border attacks into Afghanistan or face the consequences.

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China launches second lunar probe

BEIJING: China today launched its second unmanned lunar probe to test soft-landing technologies as part of its ambitious plans to put a man on the moon in 2013, the same year when India plans to launch Chandrayaan-II.

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Ecuadorean troops rescue president from rebel police

QUITO, ECUADOR: Ecuador was under a state of siege on Friday, with the military in charge of public order after rescuing the President, Mr Rafael Correa from a hospital where he had been surrounded, roughed up and tear gassed by rebellious police.

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Wakf Board to move SC against HC judgment

LUCKNOW:  The Sunni Wakf Board on Thursday  said it will move the Supreme Court against the Allahabad High Court order dividing the disputed land in Ayodhya among three parties and said they were not going to surrender it.

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Protests in Pak against verdict

ISLAMABAD:  Sporadic protests against an Indian court’s verdict on the Ayodhya title suit were reported from some Pakistani cities on Thursday  as the Religious Affairs Minister, Mr Hamid Saeed Kazmi claimed the ruling favoured the Hindu community.

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