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Asian Games tennis: Sania loses in singles, reaches final in mixed doubles
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Sania Mirza lost in the women's singles semifinals to settle for a bronze but kept herself in contention for a gold in the mixed doubles event when she and Vishnu Vardhan cruised into the final in the Asian Games tennis here Sunday.

Sunday, November 21, 2010 8:25:08 PM

Asian Games boxing: Krishan, Manpreet in semis
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian boxers continued to impress as Vikas Krishan and Manpreet Singh moved into the semifinals of the 60 kg and 91 kg categories at the Asian Games here Sunday.

Sunday, November 21, 2010 8:23:51 PM

Sri Lanka orders Red Cross to close northern offices
Colombo, Nov 21 (DPA) The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been ordered to close down two of its offices in the northern part of Sri Lanka, a spokesperson for the organisation said Sunday.

Sunday, November 21, 2010 8:11:20 PM

Drone attack kills six in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) At least six suspected militants were killed Sunday in a US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region bordering Afghanistan.

Sunday, November 21, 2010 7:58:39 PM

Asian Games hockey: Indian men beat Japan 3-2, to face Malaysia in semis
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Sandeep Singh continued his sublime touch with drag-flicks, slamming two goals in India's 3-2 defeat of Japan in the Asian Games hockey here Sunday.

Sunday, November 21, 2010 7:26:28 PM

Asian Games athletics: Indian campaign starts with two golds, a silver
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian athletes put on a scintillating display on the opening day of the track and field compeitition at the Asian Games, with Preeja Sreedharan and Sudha Singh winning golds in the women's 10,000 metres and the 3,000 metres steeplechase events here Sunday.

Sunday, November 21, 2010 7:08:12 PM

56 Hindu couples marry in Karachi
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Amid traditional songs and dances, 56 Hindu couples got married Saturday night at a glittering mass wedding in Karachi organised by the Pakistan-Hindu Council.

Sunday, November 21, 2010 6:55:56 PM

India can't get UN seat without China backing: envoy
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan's permanent envoy to the UN, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, Sunday said India will never be able to secure a permanent seat at the UN Security Council unless China and Russia back it.

Sunday, November 21, 2010 6:47:25 PM

Asian Games rugby: India suffer huge defeats
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian men and women suffered huge defeats on the opening day of the rugby competition at the Asian Games here Sunday.

Sunday, November 21, 2010 6:36:09 PM

British MP wants Kashmir dispute settled
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) A British MP Sunday called for an early resolution of the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan saying 'peace in South Asia is not possible without it'.

Sunday, November 21, 2010 6:36:08 PM

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