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Last updated: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:36:10 PM

New hockey format will be an advantage, says Sreejesh
Incheon (South Korea), Sep 16 (IANS) The new format of hockey will add a lot of zing to the sport as players will be able to re-energise themselves during the break between the quarters which will be an advantage for teams, including India, goalkeeper and vice-captain P.R. Sreejesh said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 2:24:04 PM

Police investigate British couple's murder in Thailand
Bangkok, Sep 16 (IANS) Police Tuesday questioned three men from Myanmar over the brutal murder of a British couple in Thailand.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 1:48:04 PM

Three NATO troops killed in Kabul suicide bombing
Kabul, Sep 16 (IANS) Three NATO service members or troops were killed and 13 Afghan civilians were wounded in a suicide car bombing in central Kabul Tuesday, the coalition forces confirmed in a statement.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 1:48:03 PM

Thousands near Philippines volcano to be evacuated
Manila, Sep 16 (IANS) Thousands of people living near the Philippines' Mayon Volcano Tuesday were ordered to be evacuated after a warning was issued that "hazardous eruption is possible within weeks".

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 1:12:10 PM

14 killed in Pakistan-Afghanistan border attack
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) At least 11 militants and three Frontier Corps (FC) soldiers were killed Tuesday in cross-border attack in Pakistan.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 1:08:04 PM

Chinese president arrives in Sri Lanka
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping Tuesday arrived in Sri Lanka, the first state visit by a Chinese head of state to the island nation in decades.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 1:06:12 PM

Four killed in Afghan suicide bombing
Kabul, Sep 16 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 13 injured Tuesday when a suicide car bomb attack was carried out in Kabul targeting a foreign military convoy.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 1:06:11 PM

Rain takes toll on Pakistan's historical sites
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan's monsoon rain, which started Sep 3 and has ravaged human populations since then, has taken a toll on ancient ruins as well, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:48:03 PM

20 militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) At least 20 militants were killed Tuesday during airstrikes in Pakistan's Khyber Agency area.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:18:08 PM

Ishikawa adds sparkle to Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship
Tokyo, Sep 16 (IANS) Japanese ace Ryo Ishikawa is set to add more sparkle to the already-strong field when the Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup gets underway next week.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:04:10 PM

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