2012 August 10

Spider spent five days in Chinese woman’s ear


August 10th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) She arrived at China's Changsha Central Hospital with an itchy ear, only to learn the cause was a spider that had crawled into the ear canal. ... Read more...

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Outrage over sexualized footage of female athletes


August 10th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) US TV network NBC has released a controversial video called Bodies in Motion, featuring scantily clad female athletes, which sparked outrage from viewers.The viewers say the ... Read more...

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Mystery illness: nails grow out of hair follicles


August 10th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) A woman has been labelled a medical mystery after falling victim to an unidentified illness that causes nails to grow out of her hair follicles, the ... Read more...

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Havelange stadium not a taint to Rio 2016, say organisers


August 10th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) The organisers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janerio said Friday that having the athletics stadium named after disgraced former FIFA president Joao Havelange wouldn't ... Read more...

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Two young boys drown in a Rajasthan pond


August 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) Two young boys aged 10 and 15 years were drowned when they were swimming in a pond in Rajasthan's Dausa district Friday, police said.The pond was ... Read more...

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Rogers Cup: Sania, Paes, Bhupathi and Bopanna move up


August 10th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal/Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza, Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna have all moved up in the doubles event at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament here.Sania ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling: Strombergs retains BMX gold medal


August 10th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Latvia's Maris Strombergs became the first Olympian to retain a BMX title with victory in the men's final Friday.The double World Champion won the first ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Russia defeat Bulgaria to reach final


August 10th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia ousted Bulgaria in a four-set Olympic men's volleyball semi-final Friday.Bulgaria fought back in the third game after going two games down before a tense ... Read more...

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Olympic sailing: Australia win men’s 470 class gold


August 10th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Weymouth/Portland, Aug 10 (IANS) Australian sailors Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page won the men's 470 class Olympic gold here Friday, the third for Australia at the Games sailing regatta following ... Read more...

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Olympic bronze: Heavyweights Pulev and Mammadov win bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bulgaria's Tervel Pulev and Azerbaijan's Teymur Mammadov won bronze in the men's Olympic 91kg boxing here Friday after losing their respective semi-finals.Ukraine's Olexander Usyk ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling: Colombia’s Pajon flies to gold in women’s BMX


August 10th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Colombia's Mariana Pajon pedalled and jumped to gold in the women's Olympic BMX final Friday.Britain's Shanaze Read and 2008 silver medallist Laetitia le Corguille of ... Read more...

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Ganguly ’surprised’ at Yuvraj’s recall


August 10th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 10 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Friday expressed surprise over the recall of stylish batsman Yuvraj Singh to the India squad for the upcoming World T20 championship ... Read more...

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Two arrested in Jaipur, 100 kg of banned drug seized


August 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) A team of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials seized about 100 kg of ketamine, a banned drug, from a house in the city and ... Read more...

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Jammu prisoners participate in kite flying festival


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 10 (IANS) The staff and prisoners of Kot Bhalwal Jail, on the outskirts of Jammu city, together celebrated the Janmashtami, birthday of Lord Krishna, by taking part in ... Read more...

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Advani in second round


August 10th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gloucester, Aug 10 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani defeated Britain's Sean O'Sullivan 4-2 in the first round of the UK Players Tour snooker championship-2 here Friday and will next take on ... Read more...

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Indian hockey’s worst performance ever: Olympic gold medallists


August 10th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) "The worst ever performance" is how former Olympic gold medallists described the Indian hockey team's disastrous campaign at the London Games."This is surely the worst ever ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: Russia takes synchronised team gold


August 10th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia won Olympic gold in the team synchronised swimming final Friday.The Russians, headed by two-time Olympic champions Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina, scored 98.930 out ... Read more...

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British schools spend sports time on Indian dance: Cameron


August 10th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Defending a decision to scrap two-hour-a-week allotted for sports in British schools, Prime Minister David Cameron has said the schools were using the time on ... Read more...

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Dynamo drawn against Stuttgart in Europa League playoffs


August 10th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dynamo Moscow will face a tough fight for a place in the Europa League group stage after they were drawn against German Bundesliga side VfB ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Italy’s Mangiacapre, Mongolia’s Uranchimeg take bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy's Vincenzo Mangiacapre and Mongolia's Munkh-Erdene Uranchimeg won bronze in the men's Olympic 64kg boxing here Friday after losing their semi-finals.Cuba's Roniel Iglseias Sotolongo and ... Read more...

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BJP terms Shivpal Yadav’s comments reckless


August 10th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday termed as "reckless and bizarre" the reported remarks of Uttar Pradesh PWD Minister Shivpal Yadav that hard-working officials ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: US officials join prayers at Golden Temple


August 10th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 10 (IANS) Officials of the US embassy in India Friday attended the prayer service at the Golden Temple here, the holiest of Sikh shrines, for six people ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Britain’s Ogogo and Uzbekistan’s Atoev win bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Anthony Ogogo and Abbos Atoev of Uzbekistan won bronze in the men's Olympic 75kg boxing here Friday after losing their respective semi-final bouts.The results ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Fourth Lead, correcting figure)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, 119 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Punjab seeks Rs.5,112 crore package for drought


August 10th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday sought a relief package of Rs.5,112.09 crore from the central government to tackle the drought-like conditions caused by a deficit monsoon this ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Bronze for Russia, Ireland


August 10th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's David Aryapetyan and Ireland's Paddy Barnes won Olympic bronze medals in men's 49kg boxing here Friday.Aryapetyan, a 2009 world silver medallist, narrowly lost his ... Read more...

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Maoists expel Odisha leader Sabyasachi Panda from party


August 10th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist has expelled its Odisha state organising committee secretary Sabyasachi Panda from the party, accusing him of an "enemy-like opportunistic stand ... Read more...

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UN agency seeks $32 mn for Myanmar


August 10th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 10 (IANS) A UN aid agency has appealed for $32.5 million to help rehabilitate victims of the recent ethnic conflict in Myanmar.The communal clashes in Rakhine state have ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, about 250 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai to set up film institute in Nigeria


August 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Eminent film-maker Subhash Ghai's Whistling Woods International (WWI), Mumbai, will set up Africa's first world-class film and media training institute in Nigeria, a company official said ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev asks PM to act on black money (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India could have won a gold if the Olympics gave a medal for corruption, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said Friday and asked Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Trinamool to continue opposition to FDI in retail


August 10th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid efforts by the Congress to build consensus within the ruling coalition on the issue of allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, ... Read more...

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80 confirmed cases of dengue in Bengal


August 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) As many as 80 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health official said Friday."So far there are 80 ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Amit’s bronze medal hopes alive, Yadav out (India Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian wrestler Amit Kumar Olympic medal hopes are still alive as he qualified for the Repechage 2 of the 55kg category while his compatriot Narsingh Pancham ... Read more...

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Bo Xilai case: Police admit Neil Heywood murder ‘cover-up’


August 10th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Four Chinese policemen have admitted covering up the murder of Briton Neil Heywood, a day after the wife of a former top politician was tried for ... Read more...

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