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Lee rallies into semis of All India Snooker


August 9th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Hong Kong's Andy Lee recovered from a 0-2 deficit to overcome Faisal Khan of the Railways en route to the semi-finals in the Shyam Shroff Memorial ... Read more...

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India to host 2013 world professional snooker meet


May 4th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) India will host the world professional snooker championship next year, Billiard and Snooker Federation of India president P.V.K. Mohan said here Friday.However, the venue was yet ... Read more...

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National Snooker: Mehta, Chawla in title round


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) Aditya Mehta, the 26-year-old from Mumbai and the only Indian on the snooker pro circuit, qualified for his second consecutive final in the National Snooker Championship ... Read more...

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Advani survives scare in National Snooker Championship


January 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 30 (IANS) Defending champion Aditya Mehta made it look easy while four-time champion Pankaj Advani survived a scare against unheralded Rajat Khaneja of Chandigarh before winning in the ... Read more...

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Theft of Rajendra Prasad’s watch being probed


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 3 (IANS) Bihar Police have begun a probe into how the gold wrist watch of India's first President Rajendra Prasad reached Geneva in Switzerland after ... Read more...

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Advani leads way into last 16 of World snooker


December 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) Even as veteran Yasin Merchant bid adieu to the sport, 26-year old National champion Pankaj Advani, along with Alok Kumar and Kamal Chawala, moved into the ... Read more...

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Eight Indians advance to knockout stage of World Snooker


November 30th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 30 (IANS) While century-breaks continued to rain in the IBSF World snooker championship, and eight Indians qualified for the knock-out stage, 26-year old Omar Alkojah provided a lot ... Read more...

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World Snooker: Advani through to knockout stage


November 29th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 29 (IANS) Pankaj Advani ran into middling to good form as he marked his progress to the knock-out phase of the IBSF World Snooker championship with two century ... Read more...

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Advani, Merchant win twice as World Snooker Championship begins


November 28th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 28 (IANS) Indians enjoyed a field day with one of the title favourites Pankaj Advani, the 2002 champion, notching two victories and showing definite signs of running into ... Read more...

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Eight Indians for World snooker


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 23 (IANS) Junior national champion Lalrina Lenthei and veteran Yasin Merchant have been given wild card entries and will join six other Indians, including former champion Pankaj ... Read more...

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Teachers’ strike hits Lucknow varsity, colleges


November 21st, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 21 (IANS) Teaching at Lucknow University and several of its affiliated colleges was suspended Monday after around 1,200 teachers went on a daylong strike to protest the delay ... Read more...

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Advani eyeing eighth World billiards title


October 20th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) Pankaj Advani, the 26-year-old winner of seven World titles, hopes to add another to his kitty as he sets off for the World professional billiards championship ... Read more...

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A 500-km march in support of Jan Lokpal bill


September 21st, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Right to Information (RTI) activists plan to march 500 km through Uttar Pradesh from Sep 24 to make rural masses aware of the Jan Lokpal bill "The ... Read more...

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Maiden national snooker title for Aditya Mehta


August 9th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Mumbai's Aditya Mehta got his script spot on as he vanquished the seasoned Alok Kumar, his Petroleum Sports Promotion Board team-mate, 6-2 in the final to ... Read more...

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Mehta, Alok enter snooker final


August 9th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Aditya Mehta and Alok Kumar came through their respective semi-final matches in contrasting styles to set up an intriguing final in the 78th Senior National snooker ... Read more...

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National Snooker: All qualifiers make knock-out stage (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) All the five qualifiers made it to the knock-out stage of the 78th Senior National Snooker championship here Saturday as defending champion Pankaj Advani led the ... Read more...

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Two Bihar legislators get extortion calls


July 4th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 4 (IANS) Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators in Bihar have alleged that they received extortion calls from unidentified men, police said Monday.Vijay Kumar Sinha, a legislator ... Read more...

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Stolen antique idols seized, five held


May 21st, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Five people were arrested for allegedly stealing four antique idols valued at Rs.1 crore from a place of worship in Karnataka's Chikamagalur district, a senior police ... Read more...

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Two Patna siblings rescued from 2-year lock-in


May 17th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 17 (IANS) A brother and a sister, who locked themselves up in their home for nearly two years after being abandoned by their parents, were rescued in ... Read more...

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Kolkata girl raped in Patna


April 14th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 14 (IANS) A woman in her early 20s who had eloped from Kolkata with her boyfriend was raped and dumped on a roadside here, police said Thursday.Residents ... Read more...

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Evading arrest? The ‘dugdugi drive’ might catch you


April 12th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 12 (IANS) If you have been evading arrest, the law might just catch up now - thanks to the 'dugdugi' drive. In Patna, drum beaters are arriving at ... Read more...

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12 arrested after communal clash


March 20th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Twelve people were arrested in Itaunja town, on the outskirts of this Uttar Pradesh capital, which remained tense Sunday evening following a "minor clash" between members ... Read more...

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Bihar to probe how Hasan Ali got passport (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 11 (IANS) The Bihar Police said Friday it will probe how Hasan Ali Khan, accused of stashing away billions of dollars abroad, got a passport from here on ... Read more...

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CBI moves SC against clean chit to Advani in Babri demolition case


February 18th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday moved the Supreme Court against the clean chit to senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani ... Read more...

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Woman techie from Assam murdered in Bangalore


December 18th, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 18 (IANS) A 29-year-old software engineer working with Dell was Friday murdered at her flat in an upscale south Bangalore area, police said.Payal Surekha, who hailed from Bongaigaon in Assam, ... Read more...

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Alok himself did not think he would win a pool medal


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Cueist Alok Kumar, who won a maiden bronze for India in 8-ball pool at the Guanghzhou Asian Games says no one, including himself, thought he would have ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Four bronzes for India on day four (Roundup)


November 16th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Gymnast Ashish Kumar, swimmer Virdhawal Khade, chess International Master Harika Dronavalli and wushu exponent Bimoljit Singh Tuesday claimed a bronze apiece for India at the Asian Games on ... Read more...

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Asian Games billiards: Medals elude Indian cueists on fourth day


November 16th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) India's medal-winning streak in cue sports came to a halt Tuesday with Dharmender Singh Lily, Alok Kumar and Manan Chandra crashing out of their respective events at ... Read more...

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Asian Games billiards: Alok Kumar settles for bronze


November 14th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) India's Alok Kumar had to be content with a bronze in the men's 8-ball pool singles after losing his semi-final contest to Po-Cheng Kuo of Chinese Taipei 5-7 ... Read more...

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Gangster’s accomplice killed in Bangalore gun battle


September 26th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) A suspected accomplice of gangser Ravi Pujari was killed early Sunday in a gun battle, police said. "The suspect, Chandru, 30, was first shot at by our patrol squad ... Read more...

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Allahabad HC to take up petition seeking Ayodhya verdict postponement


September 17th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 17 (ANI): The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court will take up a petition for postponing the Ayodhya verdict on Friday.A three-judge special bench of the Lucknow ... Read more...

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Allahabad High Court verdict on Babri Mosque demolition on Sept. 24


September 8th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Sep 8 (ANI): The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court will pronounce its judgement on the Babri Mosque demolition case on September 24.Earlier, a special full bench of the ... Read more...

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Advani, Sethi in last four of World Billiards Championship


August 26th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 26 (IANS) Pankaj Advani fired an unfinished break of 709 while Geet Sethi produced six century breaks to enter the semi-finals of the World Billiards Championship (Time Format) here Thursday. Defending ... Read more...

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Advani, Sethi win in time format


August 24th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 24 (IANS) Pankaj Advani and Geet Sethi started afresh after their loss in the point-format with a win each in the time-format of the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) ... Read more...

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Sethi fights back, Advani shows sublime form to top group


August 21st, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 21 (IANS) Billiards maestro Geet Sethi was back to winnings ways with two back-to-back victories while Pankaj Advani continued his impressive run to enter the pre-quarters in the time-format of ... Read more...

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