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Mary Kom has no favourites; anybody can play her on big screen


September 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is making a film on five-times world boxing Champion Mary Kom, who has no favourites when it comes to playing her on ... Read more...

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ONGC plans football academy in Tripura


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is planning to set up a football academy in Tripura to boost the sport in the northeastern region, an ... Read more...

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Don’t create the hype around Yuvraj: Dhoni


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was important that Yuvraj Singh should not burdened with the hype of his return to international cricket, after ... Read more...

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Small weight gain enough to raise BP


September 7th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sept 7 (IANS) New research suggests that weight gain of just 1.5 pounds or 0.6 kg per year is fraught with risk, enough to raise blood pressure in college ... Read more...

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Miss Kerala 2012: Three selected, 19 more to go


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 3 (IANS) The hunt for final contestants of beauty pageant Miss Kerala 2012 has begun with three beauties getting selected and 19 more in queue to walk the ... Read more...

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Four swimmers still missing in Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri


August 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Aug 19 (IANS) Nearly a day after seven people swimming off a beach in Ratnagiri district went missing, rescue teams are still looking for four whose bodies have ... Read more...

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Narrow escape for school children


August 19th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 19 (IANS) Several students, including foreigners, of an international school had a narrow escape here Sunday when their hostel room caught fire, an official said.The fire was reported ... Read more...

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Special attention to needs of children: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was paying special attention to the needs of children and had made education mandatory by law, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Special attention to the needs of children: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was paying special attention to the needs of the children and had made education mandatory by law, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Teenagers hospitalised at Wiz Khalifa’s gig


August 6th, 2012 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 6 (IANS) Singer Wiz Khalifa's concert took a wrong turn when 26 teenagers attending the show were hospitalised for alcohol poisoning in New York.The teengaers,reportedly between the ... Read more...

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Join hands with cops, police chief says


July 20th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi Police Chief Neeraj Kumar urged students Friday to help his force educate children from economically weaker sections.Speaking at an orientation for new students ... Read more...

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I’m not ready to play father on screen: Aman Verma (TV Snippets)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Aman Verma, who returned to the small screen with negative roles with shows like "Naa Aana Is Des Laado" and "Chhoti Bahu", says he prefers ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro gives joyride to cancer-afflicted kids


July 13th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A group of 100 children suffering from cancer and their family members visited the Metro Museum at the Patel Chowk Metro station Friday and had ... Read more...

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Divya Khosla’s film to go on the floors in September


July 12th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Divya Khosla Kumar is all set to turn director with tentaively titled "Class of 2013" and says the shooting is likely to start in September."My ... Read more...

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Three killed, 15 injured in bus mishap near Gurgaon


July 10th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 10 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 15 others injured, some of them critically, when an overspeeding bus overturned on the Delhi-Jaipur highway in Dharuhera ... Read more...

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Dubai to host Children’s Science Congress


June 21st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 21 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai municipality in association with the Friends of Kerala Sasthra Sahitya Parishad, an Indian voluntary group, will organises the Dubai Children's Science Congress, the first ... Read more...

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Reliance launches online life insurance product


June 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Reliance Life Insurance Company, part of the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital, Wednesday launched its first online life cover plan -- "Reliance Life Insurance eTerm" -- to ... Read more...

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Shanghai kids take to Internet aged 8, says survey


June 16th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 16 (IANS) A study in China's Shanghai city has found that the average age of children beginning to use the Internet is eight and browsing the web on ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Motu Patlu’ comic strip in animated TV series


June 15th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Evergreen comic strip "Motu Patlu", launched 42 years ago by Lotpot Comics, will now be adapted into an animated TV series titled "The Adventures of Motu ... Read more...

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Unemployment rate hit record high in Greece


June 8th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 8 (IANS) The jobless rate in Greece hit a record high of 21.9 percent in March, official data showed.The figure was up from 21.4 percent in the previous ... Read more...

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70 percent single British women have unprotected sex


May 31st, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) A study in Britain has found seven out of 10 single women regularly indulging in unprotected sex, without even acknowledging the problem they are heading toward.The ... Read more...

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India’s Ashis Roy, 80, runs half marathon in US


May 28th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) India's grand old marathon man Ashis Roy, who turns 80 June 1, is running again after a gap of over six months, this time by participating ... Read more...

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JK Asia Series to run in Europe (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The second edition of JK Racing Asia series, consisting of 16 races, will make an entry into Europe where two rounds of the championship are ... Read more...

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I won’t do bold scenes just like that: Aditi


May 16th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Actress Aditi Rao Hydari, who did a bold scene in "Yeh Saali Zindagi" and had a string of kissing scenes, is open to doing dare bare ... Read more...

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Most senior citizens in Delhi NCR have bone ailments: Study


May 10th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) As many as 85 percent of senior citizens in the national capital region (NCR) have bone and joint ailments, restricting their mobility, a study released ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Barcelona soccer camp in Bangalore (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Former Barcelona player Josep 'Pep' Moratalla will head a five-day training camp for children in the 6-17 years age group to be held at the Bangalore ... Read more...

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FC Barcelona football camp in Bangalore


May 9th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) FC Barcelona's former player Josep 'Pep' Moratalla will head a five-day training camp for children in the 6-17 years age group to be held at the ... Read more...

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Bihar lauded for child healthcare model


May 8th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Bihar's health system has been lauded for its effective child healthcare model that is now being taken up as global best-practice, the annual state of ... Read more...

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Gurgaon NGO activist held for sexual abuse of minors


May 5th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 4 (IANS) The organizer of NGO 'Suparaana Ka Aangan' was detained and an activist from the NGO was Friday arrested here for raping and molesting several minor girls, ... Read more...

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Eight women pickpockets arrested from Delhi Metro station


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Eight women pickpockets were arrested from Kashmere Gate metro station in north Delhi Thursday, said the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which guards the Delhi ... Read more...

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IPL attracts visiting overseas Indian youth


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Over 30 overseas youth of Indian origin are on a three-week visit here to know about their parents' and grandparents' homeland, and the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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New-born girl dumped near sewer in Udaipur


April 14th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, April 14 (IANS) A new-born girl was found dumped on the edge of a sewer line in a deserted area in Rajasthan's Udaipur city early Saturday morning, police said. ... Read more...

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Manu Gandas wins the USHA-IGU juniors golf title


April 13th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Manu Gandas handled his nerves to overcome a late stumble and won the USHA Delhi IGU Juniors, the season's opening junior golf tournament at the ... Read more...

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Viraj Madappa takes lead in junior golf


April 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Bangalore's Viraj Madappa became the overall leader with a superb two-under 70 after the third round in the USHA IGU Juniors golf event at the ... Read more...

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Almost half of Brazilians overweight


April 11th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 11 (IANS/EFE) More than 48 percent of Brazilians are overweight and 15.8 percent are obese, according to a study based on 2011 data that was released ... Read more...

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