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No Indian on podium, but an Indian gives away the medals
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) There may have been no Indian on the podium in the trap shooting competition, but an Indian did give away the medals. After morning's disappointment of seeing neither Mansher Singh nor Manavjit Singh, make the final, Randhir Singh, the only Indian member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), was given the honour of presenting the medals after the event.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 5:12:46 PM

What are so many Indian officials doing in Beijing?(Diary)
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) Just about every Indian sports official is here in Beijing. If they are not already here, they are on their way. They are all staying in hotels, all of which have unpronounceable Chinese names, prompting everybody to carry the name and address of the hotels in Chinese script.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 5:12:10 PM

China ready to deepen ties with US: Hu
Beijing, Aug 10 (Xinhua) China is ready to work together with the US to deepen bilateral relations in a sustained manner, President Hu Jintao said here Sunday.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 5:11:04 PM

Multi-racial approach to tackle Malaysian Indians' issues: Vellu
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 10 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president and former minister S. Samy Vellu Saturday said the problems facing the Indian community could only be resolved through 'a multi-racial approach'.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 5:10:45 PM

Philippine troops launch offensive against rebels
Manila, Aug 10 (Xinhua) The Philippine Army launched Sunday an offensive against Muslim rebels occupying villages in southern Philippines, despite a ceasefire deal agreed by both parties.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 4:45:50 PM

Opening Ceremony was the most watched event in history
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) The figures are not in, but the chances are that the current Beijing Olympic Games may be the most televised sporting event in history.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 4:45:05 PM

Bush holds talks with Chinese president
Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) Chinese President Hu Jintao and his US counterpart George W. Bush held formal talks Sunday, after Bush appealed for greater religious freedom during a church visit earlier in the day.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 4:38:18 PM

Rowing put off owing to approaching thunderstorm
Beijing, Aug 10 (Xinhua) Olympic rowing has been postponed owing to an approaching thunderstorm at the Shunyi Rowing-Canoeing Park here on Sunday.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 4:37:57 PM

No evidence of gene doping at Games but worry remains
Beijing, Aug 10 (Xinhua) Gene doping may not be present at the ongoing Beijing Olympic Games but anti-doping experts remain worried that illegal use of gene therapy.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 4:35:10 PM

Strong quake rocks Andaman Islands
Hong Kong, Aug 10 (Xinhua) A strong earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck Andaman Islands in the Indian Ocean at 0845 GMT Sunday, the Hong Kong Observatory said in a bulletin released here.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 3:53:06 PM

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