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Devi Sri hopes to hit hattrick with ‘Damarukam’ album


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) "Damarukam" promo songs were received well on YouTube by the fans and composer Devi Sri Prasad hopes to have another hit to his credit when the ... Read more...

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Crowds finally turn up for Nehru Cup final


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) It took a final clash between a full strength Cameroon and India for football fans to throng the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday.Fans have chosen ... Read more...

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Mehbooba seeks positive approach on Kashmir problem


August 29th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Mehbooba Mufti, president of the Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party (PDP), Wednesday told British High Commissioner James Bevan here that there has to be a ... Read more...

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Shree Ganesh’s solar projects in UP, Bihar likely by Oct


August 24th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) City-based jewellery maker Shree Ganesh Jewellery House (SGJHL), which had earlier forayed into solar power business, Friday said it was hopeful of commissioning its proposed solar ... Read more...

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Football fans give Nehru Cup a miss


August 24th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Unrelenting rain gods and lack of star attraction has persuaded the football fans of the city to give the Nehru Cup a miss.Three consecutive days ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 athletes for Mombasa Marathon


August 24th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 24 (IANS) Over 5,000 athletes from six countries will compete at the Mombasa International Marathon in Kenya Sunday.Organisers expect at least 500 elite athletes to participate in the ... Read more...

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Barcelona sign Arsenal midfielder


August 19th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Barcelona have bought Arsenal midfielder Alex Song for 19 million euros, the Spanish football club said.Song signed a five-year deal Saturday."FC Barcelona and Arsenal ... Read more...

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Olympics: Wang retires to hand Saina badminton bronze (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) India's Saina Nehwal won women's singles bronze in badminton Saturday when her opponent Wang Xin of China broke down with a knee injury after taking ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Russia earns first medal in women’s doubles


August 4th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pair Valeria Sorokina and Nina Vislova crushed Canadians Alex Bruce and Li Michele to take the Olympic badminton bronze in the women's doubles Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Ex-world cycling champion Rasmussen gets 18-month ban


July 5th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 5 (IANS) Former track cycling world champion Alex Rasmussen of Denmark was banned for 18 months because he missed two doping tests, announced the Court of Arbitration for ... Read more...

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Soccer player slain in Colombia


June 12th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 12 (IANS/EFE) A professional soccer player died and one of his teammates was wounded in an attack by gunmen in a town near the Caribbean city of Barranquilla, ... Read more...

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Alexandra Burke dumps footballer boyfriend


May 14th, 2012 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Singer Alexandra Burke has reportedly dumped her boyfriend, Jermain Defoe, after he allegedly slept with another woman.The singer started dating the British soccer player earlier this ... Read more...

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No secret deal with Maoists: Raman Singh


May 4th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Friday said no secret agreements had been made with Maoists in exchange for the release of Sukma District Collector Alex ... Read more...

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Menon’s family expresses happiness at his release


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Mysore, May 3 (IANS) Relief and happiness brimmed over among family members of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday after his release by Maoists.Menon's father A. Varadhas told ... Read more...

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Raman Singh speaks to freed collector on phone


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) A relieved Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Thursday said he had spoken on phone to Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon who was released by Maoists ... Read more...

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Menon freed, says willing to serve in Sukma again (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Maoist militants Thursday released Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon after keeping him hostage for 12 days. Menon said he was willing to serve ... Read more...

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I’m okay, I’m okay, says Menon


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Surrounded by journalists, a visibly relieved Alex Paul Menon, collector of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, said "I'm okay, I'm okay" after Maoists ended his 12 days ... Read more...

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Confusion over release of Sukma collector (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Hours after the fireworks and celebrations began Thursday, confusion persisted over the release of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon. Meanwhile, the rebels have called mediapersons ... Read more...

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Fireworks as reports say Sukma collector released


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Celebrations began at the Sukma district collector's residence Thursday afternoon as reports said that Alex Paul Menon had been released by the Maoists after 12 days ... Read more...

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Maoists to release abducted collector Thursday


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) A Chhattisgarh government chopper Thursday morning left Raipur for Tarmetla, where Maoist guerillas are expected to release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, state govermment ... Read more...

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Maoists to release collector Thursday (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Wednesday said they will release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.In a message to some media organisations, the rebels said Menon, in ... Read more...

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Maoists to release Menon Thursday


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerillas Wednesday said they would release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.In a message to some media organisations, the rebels said Menon, in ... Read more...

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Abducted Chhattisgarh district collector’s release likely


April 30th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 30 (IANS) The release of abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon seemed likely with the Maoist interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators agreeing Monday night to form a ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh collector’s in-laws spend sleepless nights


April 24th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) As their daughter puts up a stoic face in Chhattisgarh, the family of Asha Paul Menon - wife of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon ... Read more...

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I can’t mediate using innocent as pawn, says Bhushan


April 24th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Supreme Court lawyer and prominent Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan has declined to mediate on behalf of the Maoists who have kidnapped Chhattisgarh's Sukma District ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi seek safe release of kidnapped collector


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and her predecessor and DMK chief M.Karunanidhi Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take urgent steps for the ... Read more...

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Need law against Maoist kidnappings: Congress


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Raipur, April 22 (IANS) A law must be enacted to prevent kidnappings such as that of the Chhattisgarh collector Alex Paul Menon by Maoists, Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi said ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct Chhattisgarh collector, kill two guards (Second Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 21 (IANS) Maoist rebels Saturday abducted the Sukma district collector in Chhattisgarh and shot dead his two guards who tried to resist them, police said.Alex Paul Menon, 32, ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct Chhattisgarh collector (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 21 (IANS) The Maoists Saturday abducted the Sukma district collector in Chhattisgarh, police said.Alex Paul Menon, an Indian Administrative Service officer of the 2006 batch, was abducted by ... Read more...

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‘Madagascar 3′ on Indian screens June 8 (With Images)


April 17th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The third instalment of animation film "Madagascar" is set to release in India June 8."Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" will narrate the story of ... Read more...

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We have to stay alert against Sporting Clube: Armando


April 14th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 14 (IANS) Dempo have opened a seven-point lead at the top of the table and are overwhelming favourites to regain the title. But coach Armando Colaco said Sporting ... Read more...

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Shree Ganesh jewellery aims to generate 500 MW solar power


April 12th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Kolkata-based jewellery maker Shree Ganesh Jewellery House Ltd (SGJHL), which recently forayed into solar power business, Thursday said it is aiming to scale up its generation ... Read more...

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City striker Balotelli faces nine-match ban


April 10th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli is staring at an elongated ban which might see him sit out for nine games after the Football Association (FA) ... Read more...

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Love Hewitt wants to date Adam Levine?


April 6th, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt is happily single, but says she won't mind changing her marital status for singer Adam Levine."I always have my eyes ... Read more...

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Nikshep in Indian team for Asian junior tennis


April 4th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April4 (IANS) Karnataka's B.R. Nikshep, ranked No.1 in the under-14 boys singles in Asia and as well as in the country, has been selected for the Indian boys under-14 ... Read more...

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