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Dhaka's new notebook users are mostly gamers
Dhaka, Dec 4 (IANS) Computer businessmen of Bangladesh call 2009 the Year of the Notebook due to the growing popularity of the small computers here. They noted 30 percent rise in sales, mainly to youths who are home-users or go for gaming.

Friday, December 04, 2009 10:24:05 AM

China backs India on emissions cut stance
Beijing, Dec 3 (IANS) China Thursday said it supported Indian measures to curb greenhouse gas emissions and was ready to strengthen cooperation with India on climate change.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 9:20:11 PM

Lahiri lying second, Muniyappa third at King's Cup
Khon Kaen (Thailand), Dec 3 (IANS) Anirban Lahiri, looking to cap his fine season with a maiden win, opened in style with a six-under 66 that put him in sole second, two shots behind leader, Chinese Taipei's Chan Yih-shin at the end of the first round of the King's Cup Thursday.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 6:01:16 PM

Jeev two shots off the lead in Nippon Series
Tokyo, Dec 3 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh opened his defence of the title at the season-ending Nippon Series JT Cup golf tournament with a one-over 71, which placed him tied 10th and two shots off the four-man lead pack comprising Japan's Hiroyuki Fujita and Masaya Tomida, Australian Brendan Jones and South Korean Kim Kyung Tae.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 6:00:36 PM

Saina wins her second Group match at Super Series Masters
Johor Bahru, Dec 3 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal defeated Canadian Reid Charmaine 21-14, 21-9 for her first victory in the World Super Series Masters Final badminton here Thursday.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 5:25:23 PM

Zia's sons sued for boat capsize that killed 84
Dhaka, Dec 3 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has sued opposition leader Khaleda Zia's two sons and their business partner who were owners of the boat that capsized last week killing 84 people.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 3:22:53 PM

Strike at Indian border town hits trade with Bangladesh
Dhaka, Dec 3 (IANS) Trade between Bangladesh and India was hit Thursday at Benapole, a border town and the principal land port in India's West Bengal state, due to a transport strike enforced by the state's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 3:08:33 PM

Dubai World crisis alarms analysts in China
Beijing, Dec 3 (IANS) A Chinese analyst has warned that as the country's 'real estate bubble continues to grow in size, a crisis similar to that at Dubai World is likely to take place in China'.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 2:56:53 PM

Mass grave of Vietnamese soldiers discovered
Hanoi, Dec 3 (DPA) Authorities have discovered a mass grave containing the remains of at least 25 Vietnamese soldiers killed in combat 41 years ago, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 2:21:46 PM

Peugeot in talks to become top Mitsubishi shareholder: Reports
Tokyo, Dec 3 (DPA) French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen is in talks with Mitsubishi Motors Corp to become the company's top shareholder, news reports said Thursday.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 10:55:48 AM

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