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China again aims to dominate Asian Games
Incheon (South Korea), Sep 17 (IANS) Banking on a contingent of 1,300 members, comprising athletes and officials, China aim to dominate the 17th Asian Games, the continent's premier sporting event, starting here Friday, for the ninth consecutive time.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:06:05 PM

Iranian official at Asiad accused of sexual harassment
Incheon (South Korea), Sep 17 (IANS) An Iranian football official faces police investigation on suspicion of sexually harassing a South Korean female volunteer at a stadium, an official at the Incheon Asian Games Organising Committee (IAGOC) confirmed.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:44:04 AM

New provinces vital for Pakistan's existence: MQM chief
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Leader of Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) party Altaf Hussain Wednesday pressed for creation of new provinces in the country and warned that Pakistan would be wiped out from the global map if new administrative borders were not drawn, a media report said.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:28:04 AM

CAS to settle disputes during Asiad
Incheon, Sep 17 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS), the world's highest tribunal in sports, will set up an office here during the Asian Games, starting Friday, to help quickly settle disputes arising from the continental tournament.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:22:19 AM

Bhutan, Maldives, East Timor eye maiden Asian Games medals
Incheon (South Korea), Sep 17 (IANS) Three countries at the 17th Asian Games are tuning up and hoping for their first podium finish at the continent's largest sports event, scheduled to open here Friday.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:22:18 AM

In Ho Chi Minh City, president extols transformation, praises Modi (Roundup)
Ho Chi Minh City, Sep 16 (IANS) Visiting Vietnam's business capital on the penultimate day of his state visit, President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday extolled the city's transformation to a regional economic hub after a tumultuous past, and also praised the Narendra Modi government back home for improving India's economy and its image aboard.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 11:22:17 PM

Modi gets president's kudos for improving economy, India's global image
Ho Chi Minh City, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday got a welcome boost from President Pranab Mukherjee, who unexpectedly largely abandoned his prepared speech to a gathering of the Indian community in Vietnam and instead extolled the NDA government's steps to improve the economy and burnish India's global image.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:20:07 PM

China, Sri Lanka ink $1.63 bn currency swap deal
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) China's central bank announced late Tuesday that it has signed a 10 billion yuan (about $1.63 billion) currency swap deal with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:50:05 PM

Modi government improved economy, India's global image: President
Ho Chi Minh City, Sep 16 (IANS) In a departure from custom, President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday largely abandoned his prepared speech to the Indian community in Vietnam and instead extolled the Narendra Modi government for its steps to improve the economy and burnish India's global image.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:50:04 PM

7 killed in bomb attack near Syria-Turkey border
Damascus, Sep 16 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and many others wounded Tuesday when an explosives-laden vehicle exploded near a rebel-held Syrian-Turkish border, activists and al-Mayadeen TV reported.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:24:03 PM

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