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IPL: Kochi wants to shift to Ahmedabad


August 16th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Lack of viewership for the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Kerala has prompted the owners of Kochi Tuskers to request the Indian cricket board to ... Read more...

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Britons bought more beer at shops than pubs


January 25th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Britons bought more beer from supermarkets to consume at home than they did at pubs and bars in the run-up to Christmas last year.Some 3.58 million barrels ... Read more...

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New data shows that there is no increase in cancer cases in Erin Brockovich’s town


January 4th, 2011 - 2:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hinkley, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The town that became famous after the Julia Roberts movie, Erin Brockovich was shot there, has not shown any increased cases of cancer.The town, Hinkley in ... Read more...

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Cancer-causing chemical found in tap water of 31 US cities


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Hexavalent chromium, an industrial chemical and a major health risk highlighted in the movie "Erin Brockovich" in 2000, continues to haunt Americans. A national survey has found that ... Read more...

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Carcinogen in ‘Erin Brockovich’ found across 31 US cities


December 21st, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) The domestic tap water of 31 out of 35 US cities, which were surveyed, contains hexavalent chromium -- the probable carcinogen made famous by the film "Erin Brockovich". ... Read more...

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Decision on Kochi IPL team deferred till Dec 5


November 28th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 28 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sunday decided to defer its decision on the fate of the Kochi franchise for the Indian Premier League (IPL).After ... Read more...

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Kochi pulls out of IPL (Lead)


November 25th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25 (IANS) Kochi's Indian Premier League dream is all but over as the squabbling franchise owners Thursday wrote to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ... Read more...

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Kochi out of IPL, board likely to call for fresh bids


November 25th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) With just two days left for the deadline to expire, the squabbling owners of Kochi's Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Thursday wrote to the Board of ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad, Rajkot likely to replace Kochi in IPL


November 17th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Ahmedabad and Rajkot are the two likely cities to bid for a slot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) if the the Kochi franchise fails to agree ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft takes look at comet from closest


November 5th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) NASA's Deep Impact craft flew within 435 miles (700 km) of comet Hartley 2 -- the closest ever any man-made object got to such a celestial body. The ... Read more...

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Kochi IPL gets 30 days to resolve its problems


October 27th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 27 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Wednesday gave the owners of Kochi's Indian Premier League (IPL) team a 30-day deadline to solve its internal disputes ... Read more...

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Kochi IPL franchise gets a month to sort out ownership differences


October 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct. 27 (ANI): The Kochi consortium of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was on Wednesday given a reprieve of a month by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ... Read more...

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BCCI-Kochi IPL deadlock continues


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Kochi, Oct. 22 (ANI): The row over the Kochi Indian Premier League (IPL) team's ownership remains unresolved.According to a television channel report, Kochi owners have sent an e-mail to the ... Read more...

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In huge IPL shake-up, Rajasthan and Kings are axed (Roundup)


October 10th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) The money-spinning Indian Premier League (IPL) was shaken up Sunday when the Indian cricket board booted out Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab from the tournament for ... Read more...

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Kerala Government terms IPL a gambling business, distances itself from Kochi franchise


May 14th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvanthapuram, May 14 (ANI): The Kerala Government had distanced itself from the Kochi cricket team in the Indian Premier League (IPL), contending it is more of a gambling business than a ... Read more...

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Cathay Pacific to fly daily from Delhi to Bangkok


March 6th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) With Thailand exempting the tourist visa fee for three months from Thursday, Hong Kong's flagship carrier Cathay Pacific Airways has announced the launch of a daily non-stop ... Read more...

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Toyota to invest $711 mn in India


November 5th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Toyota Motor Corp of Japan will invest Rs.32 billion (about $711 million) in India as part of its capital expansion plan for Toyota Kirloskar Motors' (TKM) new ... Read more...

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Ludhiana beckons medical tourism


October 13th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma and Karan KapoorChandigarh / Ludhiana, Oct 13 (ANI): The burgeoning healthcare sector in India, with world-class facilities, including the state-of-the-art diagnostic equipments, has been attracting organizations specializing in ... Read more...

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Rural Electrification’s public share offer fully subscribed


February 19th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) The state-owned power sector lender Rural Electrification Corp's (REC) initial public offer (IPO) was subscribed 1.62 times over within an hour of the start of its book building ... Read more...

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MU claims to be worlds richest football club


January 11th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by admin
London , Jan 11 (ANI): The Manchester United officials believe that their gross revenue of 245million pounds till June 2007 exceeds that of the Spanish giants Real Madrid by just 12 Euros, ... Read more...

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