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Women in Hong Kong, China most financially independent: Survey
Singapore, Aug 10 (DPA) Women in Hong Kong, China and Singapore do not need to rely on their men to pay for their shopping binges, a survey said Sunday.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:57:00 PM

Taiwan opposition leader blasts Beijing Olympics
Taipei, Aug 10 (DPA) A Taiwan opposition party leader Sunday called the Beijing Olympics a copy of the 1936 Games hosted by Nazi Germany and criticised the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for allowing China to host them.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:56:23 PM

'Retired' Mahathir not to fight Anwar Ibrahim in polls
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 10 (IANS) Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said he has 'retired from politics' and will not fight Anwar Ibrahim, his old political foe and deputy prime minister, in a parliamentary by-election.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:54:53 PM

Double blow for Thai weightlifter
Bangkok, Aug 10 (DPA) Thai Olympic hope Pensri Laosirikul suffered a double blow when she failed to win a medal in the Beijing Gamesand a fire killed her two pet dogs in Thailand, news reports said Sunday.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:52:27 PM

This day in Olympic history: August 11
Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) This day in Olympic history: August 11.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:51:55 PM

Saina in last 16, awaits formidable opponent
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) Saina Nehwal continued her dazzling form to storm into the pre-quarterfinal of the women's singles badminton competition with a comprehensive 21-18, 21-10 win over Ukraine's Gryga Larysa in just under half an hour Sunday morning.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:51:09 PM

Georgia, Russia to stay at Olympics despite war: IOC
Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) Georgia and Russia will keep their teams at the Beijing Olympics and also compete against each other despite the hostilities over South Ossetia, the International Olympic Committee said Sunday.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:50:04 PM

Gloom continues for shooters, Mansher, Manav fail to make finals
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) There was more disappointment in store for the Indian shooters on a wet and gloomy Sunday, as the World champion Manavjit Singh Sandhu and veteran Mansher Singh crashed out of the men's trap event at the Beijing Shooting Range.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:10:23 PM

Athens scandal leaves Thanou ineligible for Olympics: IOC
Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) Doping-tainted Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou will not be allowed to compete at the Beijing Games because she brought the Olympic movement into disrepute in a 'a scandalous saga' four years ago, the International Olympic Committee announced Sunday.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:09:19 PM

TVS Motors eyes larger market share in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 10 (IANS) With the launch of TVS Motor's motorcycle 'Flame' in Bangladesh, the Indian scooter and motorcycle maker is keen to hike its share of the Bangladeshi market of two-wheelers from eight percent to 12.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:05:50 PM

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