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U-19 World Cup: India face New Zealand for place in final (Preview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) As the Indian senior team takes on New Zealand in the first of the two-match Test series starting in Hyderabad, the colts from either side ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: Jittery India suffer third defeat


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) A jittery India crashed to a 2-5 defeat against Germany for their third straight reverse in Group B of the Olympic men's hockey competition here Friday.The ... Read more...

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32 die as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's most horrific train tragedies, 32 people were killed when a second class coach of the Chennai-bound Tamil Nadu Express caught fire ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive in Tamil Nadu Express blaze (Fifth Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and 25 injured when a coach of ... Read more...

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Train fire: Most passengers charred to death in sleep


July 30th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Most of them were fast asleep, while some were awake waiting to reach their destination in another three hours, when a ghastly fire cut short their ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Third Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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Five killed as train catches fire in Andhra Pradesh (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) At least five people were killed and several others injured when the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in the early hours of Monday, ... Read more...

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Shettar to be Karnataka CM Thursday, jockeying for power on (Roundup)


July 10th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) Karnataka Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar is all set to take oath as chief minister Thursday amid indications that the unabashed jockeying for power in his ... Read more...

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Russia avoids US, draws Spain in Olympic basketball


July 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has avoided the United States but has been drawn in a group with European champions Spain for the men's Olympic basketball tournament.The Russians secured ... Read more...

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Basketball: Russia seals Olympics berth


July 8th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Lithuania have claimed two of the last three berths for the 12-team men's basketball tournament at the London Olympics by making the final ... Read more...

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Boost for Odisha’s Dhamra port expansion plan


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) The expansion plan of Odisha's Dhamra port got a boost with authorities Tuesday successfully conducting a public hearing in a village near the port, an official ... Read more...

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UAE’s Fujairah emirate to step up petroleum facilities


June 30th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah, Jun 29 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, the ruler of Fujairah and member of United Arab Emirates' supreme council, has directed the Fujairah Port Authority to ... Read more...

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UAE emirate to upgrade oil storage capacity


June 29th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah (UAE), June 28 (IANS/WAM) The UAE emirate of Fujairah will upgrade its petroleum storing facilities at its sea port.Emirate's ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi Thursday directed the ... Read more...

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Last chance for archers to qualify for Olympics


June 12th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's three-man archery recurve team is leaving for Ogden in the US in the wee hours of Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to qualify for ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani swimmers allowed to compete in Olympics


June 9th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Two Pakistani swimmers have been allowed to feature in the upcoming London Olympics.The official of the Pakistan Swimming Federation ((PSF) told Xinhua Saturday that the world ... Read more...

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BJP faces embarrassment, trouble as polls near (Karnataka Newsletter)


May 12th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 12 (IANS) Ruling Karnataka for the first time, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will complete four years in power May 30 with little to cheer and much ... Read more...

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Karnataka cabinet vacancies continue, MLAs restless (Karnataka Newsletter)


May 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) The Karnataka assembly elections are less than a year away and an increasing number of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators are getting restive, not ... Read more...

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Three Indian rowers qualify for Olympics


April 29th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chung Ju (Korea), April 29 (IANS) India's Swarn Singh Virk along with Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar won their individual events at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers and booked their berths ... Read more...

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TT: Soumyajit, Ankita book London berth, heartbreak for Sharath


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Soumyajit Ghosh and Ankita Das, booked their London Olympics berths Sunday in the Asian Olympic Qualification Table Tennis Tournament in Hong Kong, but it was ... Read more...

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Table tennis: Sharath misses out on fifth qualifying spot for Olympics


April 21st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal failed to seal the fifth qualifying spot at the ongoing Asian Olympic Qualification Table Tennis Tournament in Hong Kong, when he lost ... Read more...

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Indian paddlers upbeat as they leave for Olympic qualifiers


April 16th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) A lot will depend on how well the the six-member Indian table tennis squad, led by the experienced Achanta Sharath Kamal, uses the opportunity at ... Read more...

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Goa plans advisory body on Muslim, Christian issues


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government in Goa is planning to set up a minority advisory council, which will sift through the demands of ... Read more...

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Indian wrestlers Yogeshwar, Amit book London berth, Sushil fails (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Indian wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt (60kg) and Amit Kumar (55kg) booked their London Olympics berths Friday while Beijing Games bronze medallist Sushil Kumar (66kg) failed ... Read more...

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Trouble in Kerala’s ruling coalition over ministership claims


March 26th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 (IANS) Trouble is brewing in Kerala's ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) as two of the coalition partners are putting pressure for a ministerial berth.While the Congress ... Read more...

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Asian Boxing: Pinki, Sonia, Sarita in semifinals


March 21st, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Indian women pugilists Pinki Jangra, Sonia Lather and Sarita Devi secured semifinal berths in their respective categories at the Asian Women Boxing Championships at Ulaanbaatar ... Read more...

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Olympics Preparation: Rs.3.57 crore spent on boxers, Rs.4.73 crore on weightlifters (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The union sports ministry has so far spent Rs.3.57 crore on the training and foreign exposure of boxers and Rs.4.73 crore on weightlifters under the ... Read more...

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Liverpool, City secure Carling Cup semifinal berths


November 30th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Chelsea's slump in form continued as they went down 0-2 at Stamford Bridge to Liverpool in the quarter-finals of the Carling Cup while Manchester City ... 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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Commission begins probe into NC worker’s death


November 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) A one-man commission headed by Justice (retd) H.S. Bedi started its probe here Tuesday into the custodial death of National Conference (NC) worker Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf ... Read more...

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PDP marches to highlight corruption in Kashmir


October 24th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP), led by its chief Mehbooba Mufti, Monday marched through the city to highlight corruption in the state.Dozens ... Read more...

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India’s junior golfers eyeing for berths in Faldo Series Asia


September 26th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 26 (IANS) Syed Saqib of Bangalore and Ankur Chadha from the DLF, Gurgaon, will be among the front-runners at the Toyota - Indian Golf Union's (IGU) Faldo Series ... Read more...

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Five more inducted in Gowda ministry in Karnataka (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Five more ministers were inducted in the D.V. Sadananda Gowda ministry Thursday, taking the strength of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) second government in Karnataka ... Read more...

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Row holds up full Karnataka ministry formation, 21 join (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka, under D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Monday inducted 21 ministers, leaving 12 berths vacant in view of the differences ... Read more...

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New Orissa port receives first ultra-large vessel


July 25th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) Orissa's Dhamra port, which became commercially operational on May 7, has received its first ultra-large vessel carrying 150,000 tonnes of coal from Australia, an official said ... Read more...

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Tie-up with Congress stays but no new ministers: DMK (Fourth Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The DMK Sunday announced it would not nominate representatives for berths in the union cabinet left vacant after its tainted ministers resigned, but the alliance with the ... Read more...

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