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Asian Games golf: Rashid Khan at third place after two rounds
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Rashid Khan carded four-under 68 in the second round to place third in the men's individual golf at the Asian Games here Thursday.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 5:27:29 PM

Asian Games squash: Indian men and women in singles quarters
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) Indian men and women moved into the quarterfinals of the squash singles at the Asian Games here Thursday.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 5:27:27 PM

Asian Games shooting: Bronze for Vijay, Narang misses medal by a whisker
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Vijay Kumar clinched a bronze in the men's 25 metres centre fire pistol competition while ace shooter Gagan Narang missed the bronze by 0.5 points in the 50 metres rifle three position event at the Asian Games here Thursday.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 4:48:33 PM

Sri Lankan court orders better prison conditions for ex-army chief
Colombo, Nov 18 (DPA) A Sri Lankan court Thursday ordered officials to improve prison conditions for the country's former army chief after Sarath Fonseka's lawyer complained his prison cell was leaking during rains and the ex-general had fallen ill as a result.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 4:46:19 PM

Early parliamentary polls likely in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 18 (IANS) Two successive victories by the ruling alliance in by-elections have sparked speculation about Malaysia's parliamentary poll being advanced.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 4:33:41 PM

Pakistan commits to Chinese missile, fighter systems
Beijing, Nov 18 (DPA) Pakistan is committed to arming its jointly developed fighter planes with Chinese missile and radar systems and is evaluating several Chinese surface-to-air missile systems, state media reported Thursday.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 4:15:46 PM

Asian Games: Two silvers, bronze for India; Sania, Dipika, Joshna advance
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India picked up two silvers in rowing and a bronze in shooting on the sixth day of competitions at the Asian Games Thursday, while tennis star Sania Mirza and squash exponents Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal powered their way forward.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 3:59:21 PM

18 militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Nov 18 (IANS) Eighteen Taliban militants were killed during NATO airstrikes in southern Afghanistan, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 3:22:21 PM

Hong Kong sees first bird flu case in seven years
Hong Kong, Nov 18 (DPA) Hong Kong officials Thursday stepped up checks on markets and chicken farms after the first human case of bird flu in the city since 2003 was diagnosed.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 3:15:14 PM

Asian Games squash: Dipika, Joshna storm into quarters
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal began their women's singles campaign in style, scoring comfortable victories to enter the quarterfinals of the squash competition at the Asian Games here Thursday.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 2:45:36 PM

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