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Asian Games archery: India's men team win bronze
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) The India's men team defeated Chinese Taipei to win the archery bronze medal at the Asian Games here Monday.

Monday, November 22, 2010 1:39:48 PM

Indian Army officer's daughter is Nepal's new global hero
Kathmandu, Nov 22 (IANS) The daughter of a former Indian Army colonel has become Nepal's new global hero, receiving a prestigious American award for her relentless work to prevent the trafficking of women and children from Nepal and rescuing over 12,000 victims.

Monday, November 22, 2010 1:23:30 PM

China sends warships to escort ship from pirates
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) China has sent three warships to escort a Chinese cargo ship that was attacked by the pirates in the Arabian Sea, a media report said Monday.

Monday, November 22, 2010 1:19:42 PM

Musharraf selects seat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to contest poll
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Former military dictator Pervez Musharraf has selected Chitral in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to contest for a seat in the National Assembly, the lower house of parliament, a senior leader of his party has said.

Monday, November 22, 2010 1:02:27 PM

Worker rescued after 80 hours undersea in China
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) A worker who was trapped in a steel shaft undersea for 80 hours has been rescued, a media report said Monday.

Monday, November 22, 2010 1:01:55 PM

Asian Games boxing: Mary Kom punches her way into semi-final
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) India's four-time world champion Mary Kom crushed Meng Chieh Ping of Chinese Taipei 16-2 to move into the semi-final of 48-51 kg women's boxing in the Asian Games here Monday.

Monday, November 22, 2010 1:01:21 PM

29 trapped miners rescued in China
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) Twenty-nine miners who were trapped in a flooded coalmine in southwest China were rescued Monday, reports Xinhua.

Monday, November 22, 2010 12:28:29 PM

Asian Games squash: Indian men blank Japan, women beat China
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) Indian men blanked Japan 3-0 while the women thrashed China by the same margin in the squash team event at the Asian Games here Monday.

Monday, November 22, 2010 12:22:00 PM

China, Myanmar plan high-speed rail link
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) China and Myanmar will soon hold discussions on a high-speed rail link between the two countries that is expected to boost trade and economic development in the region, a media report said Monday.

Monday, November 22, 2010 12:18:44 PM

Malaysian Indian Congress chief to be business envoy
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 22 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president S. Samy Vellu has announced his decision to step down this month-end and take up his new assignment as business envoy for five countries - India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Maldives.

Monday, November 22, 2010 11:36:50 AM

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