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Pakistan government reverts to six-day week
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) The Pakistan government has ended the five-day week that was introduced as an energy saving measure.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 11:11:12 AM

Asian Games taekwondo: Jasvant loses in pre-qaurters
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) India's Jasvant lost a close fight against Indonesian Yulius Fernado 5:6 to bow out of the men's 74 kg taekwondo event at the Asian Games here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 11:11:11 AM

Asian Games badminton: Walkover for Bhat, Aparna-Sivarajan make first round exit
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) India's Arvind Bhat moved into the pre-quarters after he received a walkover from Sri Lanka's Niluka Karunaratne in his first round match. Aparna Balan and Arun Vishnu Sivarajan lost to Japan's Shintaro Ikeda and Reiko Shiota in the mixed doubles event and crashed out of the badminton competition at the Asian Games here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 10:31:57 AM

Asian Games: Khade wins heat, fails to qualify for 100m freestyle
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian swimmer Virdhaval Khade, who won the historic bronze medal Tuesday, won the third heats in the 100 metres freestyle event but failed to qualify for the finals at the Asian Games here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 9:42:26 AM

Tokyo stocks fall due to US and European losses
Tokyo, Nov 17 (DPA) Stocks in Tokyo lost ground in Wednesday morning trading after falls on Wall Street and European markets.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 9:40:17 AM

The curious case of twins in a Chinese village
Beijing, Nov 17 (IANS) Believe it or not, a remote village in China has set an amazing record of birth of 98 sets of twins in the past half a century.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 8:37:12 AM

Strong quake strikes off Indonesia
Jakarta, Nov 17 (DPA) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale stuck early Wednesday off Indonesia's Maluku islands, but there were no reports of damage, the geophysics agency said.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 5:09:53 AM

Asian Games medals tally, Day four
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Medals tally on the fourth day of the Asian Games here Tuesday:

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 8:53:32 PM

Iran launches biggest air defence drill
Tehran, Nov 16 (IANS) The Iranian Army Tuesday launched its biggest nationwide air defence drill to prepare against any possible attacks 'on public or nuclear sites' in the country, the state-run Press TV reported.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 8:50:14 PM

Asian Games: Four bronzes for India on day four
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Gymnast Ashish Kumar, swimmer Virdhawal Khade, chess International Master Harika Dronavalli and wushu exponent Bimoljit Singh Tuesday claimed a bronze apiece for India at the Asian Games on a day boxer Suranjoy Singh and paddlers Sharath-Saha advanced into the next round. Kumar's was India's first Asiad medal in the sport, while Khade's came after 24 years.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 8:43:05 PM

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