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Seven Indian golfers make cut in Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam), Dec 5 (IANS) Digvijay Singh and Himmat Rai dropped down the leaderboard on the second day, even as seven of the eight Indians in the fray ensured they were still around for the weekend action at the $ 500,000 Hana Bank Vietnam Masters Friday.

Friday, December 05, 2008 6:40:33 PM

Jeev grapples wet, windy conditions to move to top
Tokyo, Dec 5 (IANS) On a wet and windy day when scoring was rather difficult, Jeev Milkha Singh stuck to his task to thread an even par 70, which helped him move into sole lead at the midway stage of the season-ending Nippon Series JT Cup at the Tokyo Yomiuri Country Club.

Friday, December 05, 2008 5:54:35 PM

Nepal's conflict legacy: teens kill over secondhand mobile
Kathmandu, Dec 5 (IANS) Though the 10-year savage Maoist uprising that killed over 14,000 people and rendered tens of thousands homeless ended in 2006, its fallout is coming to the surface now with appalling changes in the psyche of the young people who find themselves changing inexorably under pressure.

Friday, December 05, 2008 3:46:24 PM

China urges major countries to stabilize currency
Beijing, Dec 5 (Xinhua) China Friday urged major countries to stabilize their currencies for a stable international financial environment.

Friday, December 05, 2008 3:25:57 PM

At least six killed in South Korea warehouse fire
Seoul, Dec 5 (Xinhua) At least six labourers were killed when fire broke out at a warehouse of a logistics centre near the South Korean capital, police said.

Friday, December 05, 2008 3:03:21 PM

Tokyo stocks drop over US employment concerns
Tokyo, Dec 5 (DPA) Tokyo stocks ended trading down Friday, as concerns over upcoming US employment data sniffed out modest gains made earlier that day as investors tried to snap up bargains.

Friday, December 05, 2008 2:31:26 PM

China, US to inject funds to boost global trade
Beijing, Dec 5 (Xinhua) China and the United States Friday concluded their Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED), agreeing to make available $20 billion to help emerging economies boost their global commerce.

Friday, December 05, 2008 1:24:37 PM

Dalai Lama welcome at 'appropriate' time: Taiwan president
Taipei, Dec 5 (DPA) Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou Friday said he welcomes Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, to visit, but only when the time is 'appropriate.'

Friday, December 05, 2008 1:23:12 PM

Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner hospitalized
Yangon, Dec 5 (DPA) Win Tin, 79, Myanmar's longest serving political prisoner who was released from prison three months ago, has been hospitalized, family members confirmed Friday.

Friday, December 05, 2008 11:45:45 AM

China, US to inject $20 bn to boost global commerce
Beijing, Dec 5 (Xinhua) China and the United States Friday said they would inject $20 billion for trade finance to prop global commerce.

Friday, December 05, 2008 11:35:16 AM

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