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India boxers Mary Kom, Kavita win golds at Asian Indoor Games
Hanoi, Nov 4 (IANS) World Champion boxer M.C Mary Kom and Kavita Goyat won gold for India in the Asian Indoor Games here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 7:21:00 PM

India, Nepal to hold talks on security, terrorism
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India and Nepal will begin two-day home secretary level talks Friday with effective cooperation in combating terrorist activities and trans-border crimes high on the agenda, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 6:05:11 PM

Malaysian Indian politician in spat with former protege
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 4 (IANS) A former chief of the business arm of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) Wednesday slapped defamation suits against party chief S. Samy Vellu and a newspaper, giving a new twist to a long-pending public spat involving charges of corruption and misuse of funds.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 5:30:17 PM

Efforts on to save Malaysian tiger
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 4 (IANS) An action plan has been mooted to save the critical endangered Malaysian tiger that numbers less than 500.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 4:40:23 PM

Subhash Chandra to say bye to Zee in couple of years
Hong Kong, Nov 4 (IANS) Zee group chairman Subhash Chandra Tuesday said he will retire from business in a couple of years and let Generation Next take over and possibly expand his family's media empire and other enterprises.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 4:11:38 PM

Decision to name Karzai president had no legal basis: Abdullah
Kabul, Nov 4 (DPA) Afghan presidential challenger Abdullah Abdullah Wednesday sharply criticised the decision of the country's election commission to declare incumbent Hamid Karzai the winner of Afghanistan's disputed presidential elections.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 3:31:35 PM

Toll in Vietnam typhoon rises to 81
Hanoi, Nov 4 (IANS) The toll after typhoon Mirinae hit the central Vietnamese provinces of Phu Yen, Binh Dinh and Khanh Hoa has risen to 81 Wednesday, a media report said.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 3:26:28 PM

Iranians hold protest march against US
Tehran, Nov 4 (IANS) Thousands of Iranians including students held a protest march Wednesday marking the anniversary of the US embassy seizure in Iran 30 years ago, a report said.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 2:35:35 PM

Toyota quits Formula One
Tokyo, Nov 4 (DPA) Toyota Motor Corp announced Wednesday it was to quit Formula One racing, owing to the harsh economic realities affecting the Japanese carmaker.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 2:27:33 PM

US envoy meets Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi
Yangon, Nov 4 (DPA) US Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell - the highest ranking American official to visit military-ruled Myanmar in 14 years - met Wednesday Myanmar Prime Minister Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 1:53:03 PM

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