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Asian Games archery: Deepika seventh, team 5th in women's qualifying
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) Belying expectations, the Indian women had a disappointing start to the 16th Asian Games archery competition, finishing fifth overall in the recurve team qualification Friday.

Friday, November 19, 2010 5:35:43 PM

China firm refutes US charge it hijacked internet
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) The US has said China Telecom, the state-owned telecommunications operator, had 'hijacked' 15 percent of the world's internet traffic, including sensitive encrypted data from the US Senate, the Department of Defence and NASA, in April this year, a charge hotly denied by the Chinese authorities.

Friday, November 19, 2010 5:34:07 PM

China n-firm's ex-chief jailed for corruption
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) The former head of China's state-run nuclear corporation was Friday sentenced to life imprisonment for corruption by a Chinese court.

Friday, November 19, 2010 5:19:29 PM

Asian Games volleyball: Indian men upset Japan, women down Maldives
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian men beat fancied Japan 3-2 while women put aside the Maldives 3-0 in the volleyball competition at the Asian Games here Friday.

Friday, November 19, 2010 5:19:28 PM

Asian Games golf: Rashid and Indian team slip to fourth place
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) It was a disappointing day for the Indian golfers, even as South Korea again seemed on course to making a clean sweep of all four Asian Games gold medals at the Dragon Lake Golf Club here.

Friday, November 19, 2010 5:18:56 PM

New tax regime irks Pakistan government allies
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) The Pakistan government is now feeling the heat from its allies on charges of not taking them into confidence on important decisions like imposition of 'reformed' general sales tax (GST) that aims to broaden the tax net and cut down on inflation.

Friday, November 19, 2010 4:44:46 PM

Mixed fortunes as rower Bajrang Lal claims Asiad gold
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) Bajrang Lal Takhar claimed the nation's maiden rowing gold as Indian rowers capped their best performance in the Asian Games with five medals here Friday.

Friday, November 19, 2010 4:21:41 PM

Chinese worker trapped under sea for 18 hours
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) A Chinese worker has been trapped in a one-metre diameter canister under sea for almost 18 hours as the rescue work continues, a media report said Friday.

Friday, November 19, 2010 4:21:07 PM

Chinese temples turning into tourist spots
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) China's religious sites like the Buddhist Lingyin Temple and the Shaolin Temple, the popular symbols of the Chinese kung fu, are not only attracting thousands of followers but also turning into tourist destinations.

Friday, November 19, 2010 3:45:03 PM

Asian Games squash: Saurav beats Siddharth in quarters, bronze assured
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) India were assured of atleast a bronze medal in squash after Saurav Ghoshal blanked countryman Siddharth Suchde 3-0 to book a place in the semi-finals of the men's singles in the Asian Games here Friday.

Friday, November 19, 2010 3:44:52 PM

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