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Kirilenko, Petrova win WTA Championships
Istanbul, Oct 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian women's tennis pair of Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova won the WTA Championships after beating Czech duo Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka here in the final.

Monday, October 29, 2012 12:01:08 PM

McIlroy eyes Singapore success
Singapore, Oct 29 (IANS) Northern Ireland's golfer Rory McIlroy says he is thriving on the pressure of being World No.1 and will be hard to beat if he brings his 'A' game to the $6 million Singapore Open next month.

Monday, October 29, 2012 11:48:39 AM

Honda cuts net profit forecast
Tokyo, Oct 29 (IANS) Honda slashed its net profit forecast for the fiscal year 2012 by 20 percent due to estimated sales decline in China, the Japanese automaker said Monday.

Monday, October 29, 2012 11:37:58 AM

14 tigers in Manas national park
Thimphu, Oct 29 (IANS) Over 200 cameras that were switched on 24X7 for 64 days have confirmed the presence of 14 tigers in the Manas national park that Bhutan shares with India, a media report said.

Monday, October 29, 2012 11:06:31 AM

Chinese daily worried over kindergarten abuse cases
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) A kindergarten teacher in China slapped a five-year-old girl 70 times over 10 minutes while another teacher lifted a boy by his ears, incidents that left a state-run Chinese daily worried over "the psychological impact of this abuse".

Monday, October 29, 2012 10:24:49 AM

Moderate quake hits Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale struck Pakistan Sunday but there was no damage or casualty.

Monday, October 29, 2012 4:42:16 AM

Car bomb kills three in Baghdad
Baghdad, Oct 29 (IANS) A car bomb attack in a Shia neighbourhood of Baghdad left three people dead Sunday, police said.

Monday, October 29, 2012 4:19:15 AM

Typhoon Son-Tinh batters China
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) Strong winds and high waves caused by typhoon Son-Tinh continued to batter the Chinese coast Sunday after killing nearly 30 people in the Philippines.

Monday, October 29, 2012 3:43:45 AM

Singapore Airlines launches first flight to Yangon
Yangon, Oct 29 (IANS) Singapore Airlines Sunday launched its maiden flight to Yangon, bringing the number of foreign airlines operating to and from Myanmar to 18.

Monday, October 29, 2012 1:41:24 AM

China unveils radio telescope for space observation
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) China unveiled a giant radio telescope Sunday which would be used in space observation.

Sunday, October 28, 2012 10:11:31 PM

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