Manila, April 3 (IANS) Two bogeys over the last three holes spoilt the day for Arjun Singh in the opening round of the Philippine Open Thursday. Placed at two-under after 16 holes, Arjun was in top-10 before hitting the bogey road.
Thursday, April 03, 2008 6:07:51 PM
Pyongyang, April 3 (Xinhua) North Korea Thursday said it would take 'military countermeasures' against the South if the latter threatens its security, official news agency KCNA reported.
Thursday, April 03, 2008 6:04:07 PM
Beijing, April 3 (DPA) The International Olympic Committee's coordinator for the 2008 Olympics Thursday made an impassioned plea for political issues to be kept out of the August games, after facing a barrage of questions on Tibet and human rights.
Thursday, April 03, 2008 4:29:12 PM
Kuala Lumpur, April 3 (IANS) A law to prosecute non-Muslims found to be 'in close proximity' to a Muslim has been mooted in Malaysia.
Thursday, April 03, 2008 4:07:31 PM
Tokyo, April 3 (Xinhua) Japanese police arrested a US Navy personnel Thursday for allegedly robbing and murdering a Japanese taxi driver last month in southeastern port city of Yokosuka, media reports said.
Thursday, April 03, 2008 4:05:36 PM
Lhasa, April 3 (Xinhua) Tibet will reopen to domestic and foreign tourists from May 1, tourism authorities said Thursday.
Thursday, April 03, 2008 3:39:18 PM
Beijing, April 3 (Xinhua) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is against any kind of boycott of the Beijing Games, senior IOC members said here. 'We don't support any form of boycotts. The IOC, the National Olympic Committees, the international federations, the organising committee will move forward to deliver these games,' Kevan Gosper said.
Thursday, April 03, 2008 2:48:22 PM
Beijing, April 3 (Xinhua) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that the Olympics are an important sporting occasion and is of great significance to the world. He confirmed he will represent Britain at Beijing and will be present at the welcoming ceremony when the flame arrives in London Sunday.
Thursday, April 03, 2008 2:46:58 PM
Kuala Lumpur, April 3 (IANS) The detention of five Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders under the stringent Internal Security Act (ISA) is unconstitutional as due process of law was not followed, their counsel has told the Malaysian Federal Court.
Thursday, April 03, 2008 1:47:39 PM
Beijing, April 3 (Xinhua) Shaoxing: China's top freestyle swimmer Zhang Lin set a new national record of three minutes 44.97 seconds in the men's 400 metres freestyle at an Olympics test event here Thursday. The world record for the event is 3:40.08, set by Australian Ian Thorpe in 2002.
Thursday, April 03, 2008 1:21:25 PM
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