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Kobayashi prepares for Panasonic Open title defence
Osaka (Japan), Sep 25 (IANS) Japanese Masanori Kobayashi is bracing himself for a tough title defence at the Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open which starts Thursday as he continues the search for a suitable putter.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 6:44:16 PM

Bowen regains lead in ADT Order of Merit
Singapore, Sep 25 (IANS) American James Bowen, who claimed two victories on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) this season, will head into the PGM MNRB Sarawak Masters next week in fine form.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 6:44:15 PM

Golfer Tsai to lead at Taiwan Masters
Taipei, Sep 25 (IANS) Chinese Taipei's Tsai Chi-huang will lead a group of winners in their 40s into next week's $600,000 Taiwan Masters where he will seek to defend his title and secure a hat-trick of victories at the Taiwan Golf and Country Club.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 5:00:04 PM

Israel PM slams Iran president's speech at UN
Jerisalem, Sep 25 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has slammed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's speech at the UN General Assembly in New York Tuesday night, saying it is "cynical" and "full of hypocrisy".

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 4:46:08 PM

China invites people to name spacecraft
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) China has invited the public to name a spacecraft on board China's Chang'e-3 lunar probe, expected to be launched by the end of the year, a senior space scientist said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 4:16:06 PM

Pakistan lodges protest over Afghan firing
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Pakistan has strongly protested an incident of cross-border mortar firing from Afghanistan.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 4:12:04 PM

Indian killed in Philippines
Singapore, Sep 25 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen ambushed and killed an Indian man when he was travelling in a car in the Philippines, media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 4:10:04 PM

UN team in Syria to complete probe
Damascus, Sep 25 (IANS) The UN chemical weapons investigation team returned to Syria Wednesday to complete its probe into the alleged chemical weapons use in the country, reported Xinhua.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 4:08:06 PM

Won't return to China: McGrady
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) Former NBA star Tracy McGrady has made it clear that he has no intention of playing in the Chinese basketball league again.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 4:00:05 PM

Pakistan university fines girls for wearing jeans
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) A Pakistani university has fined girl students for wearing jeans on the campus, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 3:22:06 PM

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