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250,000 evacuated due to China floods
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) Over 253,500 people have been safely evacuated in China's Liaoning province after torrential rains caused waters to rise to the danger level in a major river bordering China and North Korea, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 9:11:00 PM

Sri Lanka crush India, reach tri-nation series final
Dambulla, Aug 22 (IANS) Thisara Perera claimed his maiden five-wicket haul as Sri Lanka crushed India by eight wickets to storm into the final of the One-day International (ODI) tri-nation series here Sunday.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 8:21:44 PM

Scoreboard: India vs Sri Lanka, tri-nation ODIs series
Dambulla, Aug 22 (IANS) Scoreboard of the match between India and Sri Lanka in the One-Day International (ODI) tri-nation series here Sunday:

Sunday, August 22, 2010 8:09:50 PM

Six die in China factory blast
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) At least six people were killed and eleven injured in an explosion at a firecracker factory in China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, police said Sunday.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 7:49:49 PM

Students shouldn't be forced to wear burqas: Dhaka court
Dhaka, Aug 22 (DPA) A Bangladeshi court Sunday asked the government to ensure that women are not forced to wear burqas in public offices and schools, court officials said.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 7:49:34 PM

Pakistan flood aid tops $800 mn
Islamabad, Aug 22 (DPA) Aid received for Pakistan's flood victims is almost double the amount requested by the UN, the country's foreign minister said Sunday, as relief workers struggled to save dozens of villages and towns from flooding.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 7:40:36 PM

Sri Lanka thrash India by eight wickets
Dambulla, Aug 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka defeated India by eight wickets here Sunday to romp into the final of the ODI tri-nation cricket series.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 7:39:46 PM

Shiva Thapa shines for India at Youth Olympics
Singapore, Aug 22 (IANS) Boxer Shiva Thapa could get India its first gold medal at the inaugural Youth Olympics here as he outpunched Zack Davies of Britain 14-4 Sunday to enter the finals of the 54 kg category.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 7:23:39 PM

14 killed in Afghan clashes
Kabul, Aug 22 (DPA) Fourteen people were killed in fresh violence in Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 6:41:57 PM

Rio Olympics chief hails Youth Games as the 'future'
Singapore, Aug 22 (DPA) The chief organiser of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games Sunday praised the Singapore inaugural Youth Olympics, saying it was the 'future' of Olympic sports.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 6:31:05 PM

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