Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) Japan's Asian Games delegation chief Noriyuki Ichihara feels that with countries like India emerging on the international sports scene, the 16th edition here will no longer be dominated by three countries -- China, Republic of Korea and Japan.
Friday, November 12, 2010 7:35:29 PM
Kabul, Nov 12 (IANS) Three people, including the attacker, were killed and four others were injured Friday in a suicide bomb attack near a military camp in Kabul, Xinhua reported.
Friday, November 12, 2010 7:15:04 PM
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) India's ace rifle shooter Gagan Narang Friday became the fifth marksman to carry the national flag at the opening ceremony of a mega event like the Asian Games.
Friday, November 12, 2010 7:10:45 PM
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) China is willing to enhance cooperation with international sports organisations to ensure the success of the 16th Asian Games, Premier Wen Jiabao said here Friday.
Friday, November 12, 2010 7:02:43 PM
Colombo, Nov 12 (DPA) Sri Lanka has denied visas to at least three staffers of Al-Jazeera television, after the station broadcast images of bodies and execution-style killings, said to have occurred during the final weeks of the civil war against Tamil rebels last year.
Friday, November 12, 2010 6:53:00 PM
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Friday decided to lend financial support to some of its National Olympic Committees (NOCs), including Pakistan and North Korea.
Friday, November 12, 2010 6:40:06 PM
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) The Pakistani government has said the heads of government departments will be held equally responsible if someone of their staff was found guilty of corruption, a media report said Friday.
Friday, November 12, 2010 6:34:07 PM
Beijing, Nov 12 (IANS) Naked wedding pictures as memento of the big day have become a hit among young Chinese couples, although this latest fad has irked some who vowed to push for a ban on the studios offering such services.
Friday, November 12, 2010 6:34:06 PM
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) The southern Chinese city of Guangzhou echoed 'Thrilling Games, Harmonious Asia' as the 16th Asian Games kicked-off here Friday with a spectacular opening ceremony that was taken out of the main stadium to a riverfront for the first time in the history of the Games.
Friday, November 12, 2010 6:33:33 PM
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Guangzhou residents welcomed the Asian Games to their city and played their part in a spectacular interactive 'Festival of Harmony' with the athletes and officials from the Games' 45 National Olympic Committees as they sailed along the Pearl River.
Friday, November 12, 2010 6:21:41 PM
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