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(Eds: Adds IOA and other reactions) Tashkent/Beijing, May 6 (PTI) The Hangzhou Asian Games, which were scheduled to take place from September 10 to 25, were on Friday postponed indefinitely amid a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in China, a development that was on expected lines and evoked mixed reactions from Indian athletes. The new dates will be announced in near future. An air of uncertainty had been hovering over the 19th edition of the multi-sports Games ever since Shanghai came under a fresh wave of the pandemic, forcing a lockdown in the city. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)...