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Cuba achieves historic performance in Paralympics


September 10th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 10 (IANS) Cuba achieved its best performance in the London Paralympics 2012, which ended Sunday, winning nine gold, five silver and three bronze medals.The best Cuban athlete was ... Read more...

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‘Heroine’ will be Kareena’s best film: Karisma


August 26th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Karisma Kapoor is extremely proud of her sister Kareena Kapoor, whose career is shaping up pretty well and feels that "Heroine" will be a milestone ... Read more...

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Mexico has best Olympics in over 40 years


August 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The Mexican contingent for London Olympics ensured the country's best performance at the Summer Games in over 40 years, winning seven medals, including one gold, three ... Read more...

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Olympics: Obama congratulates Cameron on success


August 13th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday called British Prime Minister David Cameron to congratulate him on the success of the London Olympics."President Obama called Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Olympics athletics: Indian discus thrower Vikas finishes eighth


August 8th, 2012 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda finished eighth while the gold was clinched by German Robert Harting and the silver went to Iranian Ehsan Hadadi in the ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Trap shooter Sandhu finishes 16th


August 6th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's Manavjit Singh Sandhu failed to enter the final of men's trap event as he finished 16th in the qualification round of the 2012 London Games ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: India’s Saina marches into quarters


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) On a day when the badminton world was shrouded with controversy, it was business as usual for India's Saina Nehwal as she cruised into the quarterfinals ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap enters quarters, creates history (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap created history by becoming the first Indian male player to enter the singles quarter-finals at Olympics, defeating Sri Lankan Niluka Karunaratne in three ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s pregnant shooter competing at Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Malaysia's Nur Suryani Mohammed Taibi, an eight-month pregnant markswoman, will be competing at the London Olympics in the 10-metre air rifle Saturday."Competing at London 2012 is ... Read more...

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China plays down expectations for dominance at Olympics


July 26th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) China has put its name down in a repeat of dominating performance on home ground as the clock ticks down to London Olympics."It won't be a ... Read more...

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Chinese shooters ready for Games, says head coach


July 11th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) Wang Yifu, head coach of Chinese shooting team for London Games, expects a hard time for his team at the London Olympics, but believes the shooters ... Read more...

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Bollywood ga-ga over Abhishek’s comedy in ‘Bol Bachchan’


July 6th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan has wowed film fraternity with his rib-tickling performance in "Bol Bachchan" - Kunal Kohli said he is "phenomenal" in the movie, while Ashutosh ... Read more...

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Rourkela steel plant records best production in Q1


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 2 (IANS) Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of the state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), has scored it's best production performance in key areas in the ... Read more...

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We must gain ground on rivals, says Petrov


June 29th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (England), June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) With many teams introducing car upgrades at the next Grand Prix here, Caterham driver Vitaly Petrov hoped changes to the car will help gain ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Cassano ‘fantastic’ despite lack of fitness, says Italy coach


June 29th, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy striker Antonio Cassano might only have one half of football in his legs, but his "fantastic" performance in the 2-1 win over Germany ... Read more...

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This is the time for action films, says Sonu Sood


June 19th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sonu Sood feels that this is the time for action films. With films like "Maximum" and "Shootout at Wadala" lined up, he is all ... Read more...

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Azarenka eases into 3rd round at French Open


May 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Top seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus put on an inspiring performance to reach the third round of the French Open with a 6-1, 6-1 win over ... Read more...

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US stocks rally after worst week of year (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) US stocks rebounded Monday after major indexes suffered their worst weekly losses of the year in the previous week.The Dow Jones industrial average gained ... Read more...

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Girls outclass boys in ICSE, ISC examinations (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Girls outclassed boys once again, grabbing both higher pass percentages as well as top marks in the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) ... Read more...

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Hilfenhaus made the difference: Hussey


May 13th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) While heaping praise on Ben Hilfenhaus whose spell of 3 for 14 spearheaded Chennai Super Kings' victory over Delhi Daredevils here Saturday, fellow-Aussie Michael Hussey said ... Read more...

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Krishna Poonia wins silver in US meet


May 5th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Maui Island (Hawaii), May 5 (IANS) Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia produced her season's best performance to win a silver medal at the Altius Track Crew Throwdown meet here.Poonia threw ... Read more...

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Winning start by Indian teams at Asian Squash


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait, May 2 (IANS) The Indian men's and women's teams began their campaign in the 16th Asian team squash championship on a strong note here Tuesday defeating Singapore and China, ... Read more...

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Big B has not said no to me: Varma


April 27th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Director Ram Gopal Varma and Amitabh Bachchan have given hits and misses together and the former says that the megastar never turns down his offer."When ... Read more...

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Bhatt praises Randeep’s work in ‘Jannat 2′


April 27th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta may be the lead pair of "Jannat 2", but Randeep Hooda's performance has left the Bhatts - Mahesh and Pooja ... Read more...

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IT making panchayats transparent: Minister


March 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India's panchayats are becoming more transparent with over 40,000 elected village bodies using online software for annual planning and another 70,000 for accounting under e-panchayat ... Read more...

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China wary of Germany in table tennis


March 27th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 27 (IANS) Chinese men's team coach Liu Guoliang expects a tough fight from hosts Germany in the World Team Table Tennis Championships.Liu hopes it would be a ... Read more...

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‘Alemari’ - watch it for Yogi (Kannada Movie Review)


March 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Alemari"; Cast: Yogi, Radhika Pandit, Raakesh, Ramesh Bhat, Umashri, Mico Nagaraj, Aadi Lokesh, Raghuram; Screenplay-Lyrics-Direction: Santhu; Producer: B.K. Sreenivas, Krishna Prasad; Dialogues: Manju Maandavya; Music: Arjun Janya; Cinematography: Manjunatha ... Read more...

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Ghana president backs soccer team to fight back


February 17th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Feb 17 (IANS) Ghanaian President John Evans Atta Mills has assured players and handlers of the national football team, the Black Stars, that the government would support them to ... Read more...

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Rourkela Steel records best January production


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 2 (IANS) Rourkela Steel Plant, a unit of the state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Thursday said it has registered the best performance in hot metal production ... Read more...

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Uggie the dog has retired


January 27th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary Hollywood dog Uggie has retired. The trainer of the Jack Russell terrier told Life & Style magazine that the 10-year-old canine is tired and needs ... Read more...

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It’s good to be bad, says Priyanka


January 17th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) She is one of the most sought after leading ladies in the Hindi movie industry, but actress Priyanka Chopra prefers characters with grey shades over ... Read more...

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Kelsey Grammer, Claire Danes win Golden Globe awards


January 16th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Kelsey Grammer and Claire Danes won the Golden Globe award for best actor and actress respectively in a television series - drama.Grammer walked away with ... Read more...

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Kate Winslet, Peter Dinklage win best actors in TV series


January 16th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Actors Kate Winslet and Peter Dinklage have received the Golden Globes award for the best performance in television mini series.Winslet walked away with the best ... Read more...

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Mourinho pleased with pragmatic Real Madrid


January 11th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 11 (Xinhua) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho was pleased with the practical display that took Real Madrid into the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey.Karim Benzema's goal, which came ... Read more...

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Year of steep losses, volatility for Indian equities (2011 in retrospect)


December 31st, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Indian equity markets, a favourite among foreign investors just a year ago, presented one of the worst performances among emerging economies during 2011, resulting in ... Read more...

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