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South Asian Games: India's golden tally 118 (LEAD ROUNDUP)
Colombo, Aug 27 (IANS) The Indian judokas shopped nine out of 10 gold medals to take the country's golden haul to 118 - the highest ever in the games' 22-year-old history - on the penultimate day of the South Asian Games here Sunday.

Sunday, August 27, 2006 9:42:43 PM

India's golden tally 118 on penultimate day (ROUNDUP)
Colombo, Aug 27 (IANS) The Indian judokas indulged in gold shopping winning nine out of 10 events to take the country's golden haul to 118 - the highest ever in the games' 22-year-old history - on the penultimate day of the South Asian Games here Sunday.

Sunday, August 27, 2006 8:54:53 PM

Police step up searches in Colombo
Colombo, Aug 27 (DPA) Police have stepped up searches around Sri Lanka's capital after the detection of explosives and the arrest of 18 Tamils suspected to have links with rebels, police said Sunday.

Sunday, August 27, 2006 4:31:18 PM

India captures five judo gold
Colombo, Aug 27 (IANS) India Sunday took its judo medal tally to five gold, adding to its record haul at the 10th South Asian Games here.

Sunday, August 27, 2006 2:32:58 PM

Chaotic press box
The press box in the Sugathadasa Outdoor Stadium is as chaotic as it can get. There is hardly any space to place the computer while watching the action at the same time. In fact, the press box is so badly situated that one cannot see half the field on the left side because of the canopy.

Sunday, August 27, 2006 1:48:10 PM

$20/day allowance makes Indians happy
Colombo, Aug 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Olympic medal winning sprinter Susanthika Jayasinghe, who won Indian athletes and officials are getting $20 per day during the South Asian Games.

Sunday, August 27, 2006 1:46:27 PM

Ace sprinter Susanthika's Indian connection (DIARY)
Colombo, Aug 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Olympic medal winning sprinter Susanthika Jayasinghe, who won two gold medals at the South Asian Games here, has an Indian connection -- through Apollo Hospital.

Sunday, August 27, 2006 1:45:34 PM

Anju aiming for seven-metre leap and Olympic medal (INTERVIEW)
Colombo, Aug 27 (IANS) India's fit-again long jumper Anju Bobby George says she is 'totally focussed' on achieving two goals ahead - break the seven-metre barrier and win a medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

Sunday, August 27, 2006 11:58:14 AM

In war torn Sri Lanka, a widow remembers (FEATURE)
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) It is tough to be a widow. Tougher if the husband is gunned down at your home. Worse, if the frail man had been actually wondering how to cope if his wife died before him. A fortnight after suspected Tamil Tigers killed Ketheshwaran Loganathan, his wife of 28 years is still in shock.

Sunday, August 27, 2006 8:06:03 AM

India's golden haul hits all-time high (ROUNDUP)
Colombo, Aug 26 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Susanthika Jayasinghe and R. Dus Surendra Saturday emerged the fastest woman and man of the South Asian Games even as India continued its overall domination with its golden tally reaching 111.

Saturday, August 26, 2006 11:11:29 PM

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