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Umpires, referees for World T20 group stage announced


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 9 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Sunday announced details of the umpire and match referee appointments for the group stage of the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup beginning ... Read more...

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Yuvraj returns for T20 World Cup, Harbhajan recalled (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh overcame cancer and now he has fought his way back into the Indian squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup. His Punjab teammate ... Read more...

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India get berth in hockey Champions Trophy


July 20th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India, who were stripped as last year's Champions Trophy host, have surprisingly been given a slot in this year's tournament as the International Hockey Federation ... Read more...

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Coach backs young Windies to excel in World Cup


July 13th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 13 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Roddy Estwick says he has high hopes for the West Indies side at the next month's International Cricket Council's Under-19 World Cup ... Read more...

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Thomas and Uber Cups increased to 16 teams


June 11th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has rolled out a strategic new format for the Thomas and Uber Cups (men's & women's world team championships) which expands ... Read more...

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Karnataka global investors’ meet kicks off


June 7th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) The second edition of the Global Investors' Meet (GIM 2012) got underway Thursday amid fanfare to promote the state as a premier investment destination in diverse ... Read more...

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Kerala has a lot to offer, Chandy tells business leaders (Lead, With images)


May 15th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Seeking to woo business leaders, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said his state has the right ingredients to invest and nurture business, and underlined ... Read more...

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Kerala’s agenda tailor-made to attract investments: Chandy (With Images)


May 15th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said his government has a clear development agenda that is tailor-made to attract investments, and extended his invitation to business ... Read more...

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Chandy to lead ‘Emerging Kerala’ road show in Mumbai (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will Tuesday lead an "Emerging Kerala" road show in India's financial capital Mumbai.Chandy along with Industries and IT Minister P.K. ... Read more...

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Egypt, England eye title at U-21 Squash World Cup


January 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Many young squash stars of the future eager to make their mark in this week's WSF Under-21 World Cup will arrive here fresh from notable success ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: Pakistan coach and captain not on same wavelength


December 1st, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistan football coach Zavisa Milosavljevich and captain Jaffer Khan were not on the same wavelength regarding the team's preparation for the South Asian Football Federation ... Read more...

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Commonwealth fails to pass the reforms test


October 30th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 30 (IANS) Although it has armed itself with greater powers of preventive diplomacy, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here failed to agree on a bulk of ... Read more...

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Inaugural Under-21 Squash World Cup awarded to Chennai


June 6th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) The World Squash Federation (WSF) has added a new dimension to its world squash championship roster with the launch of the Under-21 World Cup.The inaugural U21 ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata to fly F/A-18 Super Hornet at Aero India


February 10th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Feb 10 (ANI): Tata Group chairman, Ratan Tata, who is a keen aviation enthusiast, is not a man to miss Aero India and will fly in Boeing's ... Read more...

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India invites aerospace majors for partnerships, outsourcing


February 9th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) India Wednesday invited leading international aerospace firms to partner with its strong defence organisations, state-run enterprises and the emerging private sector for the all-round development of its aerospace ... Read more...

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Aero India-2011 creates history as largest ever


February 9th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) The Aero India show that began here Wednesday has smashed all records in terms of its size and content, entering history books as the largest edition of ... Read more...

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Aero India 2011: Global defence majors eyeing big deals from Indian armed forces


February 8th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 8 (ANI): Eyeing big deals from the Indian armed forces, all major defence producers of the world are present here for the ninth edition of the Asia's biggest air ... Read more...

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South Asia’s largest aero show takes off Wednesday


February 8th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) As India's aerospace hub, Bangalore is abuzz with hectic activity for the south Asia's largest air show, AeroIndia 2011, from Wednesday at the Yelahanka air base on ... Read more...

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India finally invites China to AeroIndia show


February 6th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A week after it became known that China has not been invited to the AeroIndia international air show in Bangalore from Feb 9, India Sunday changed its ... Read more...

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Shahid to fly in F-16 fighter jet at AeroIndia


February 5th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Indian film actor Shahid Kapoor, who is essaying an air force officer's role in the yet-to-be-released movie "Mausam", will fly on a US F-16 fighter jet at ... Read more...

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30 MNCs, 16 countries - Gujarat gears up for investor summit


January 11th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) From an event to garner investments for the state to an international platform for global business investments, the fifth Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' Summit 2011 begins here ... Read more...

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Santa Monica Beach ‘Glow’s In The Dark


September 26th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Santa Monica, Sep 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Come September 25 and the Santa Monica beach is again abuzz with the art of 'Glow'. With artists coming in from all across the ... Read more...

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Kerala travel event expects record attendance


September 11th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 11 (IANS) Billed as the biggest international travel event in the country, a three-day Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) 2010 starting Sep 23 is expected to be attended by a record ... Read more...

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Pallam Raju leads Indian delegation to Farnborough Airshow


July 16th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence MM Pallam Raju will lead a three-member high-level delegation to represent India at the acclaimed Farnborough Airshow in UK.Raju left New ... Read more...

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World Cup returns to the Caribbean as Twenty20


April 29th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Grost Islet (St.Lucia), April 29 (IANS) After recent tremors that rocked their cricketers, Pakistan are confident of defending the World Twenty20 title they won nine months ago as their war-torn neighbours ... Read more...

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Brand Summit to focus on wooing consumers


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) The fifth edition of the Brand Summit, being held here Feb 19-20, will focus on how to build brands and woo consumers in times when a recession-hit ... Read more...

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Bharat Electronics to secure parliament with hi-tech gadgets


December 9th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 9 (IANS) State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) will soon make India's parliament house a highly protected place with its hi-tech electronic gadgets, a top official said Wednesday. "Parliament will have an ... Read more...

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11th Dubai Air Show begins amid much fanfare


November 15th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) The 11th Dubai Air Show started Sunday in the presence of delegates from around the world amid mutual regional and international interests providing impetus to the show, a ... Read more...

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Children’s film festival off to colourful start


November 14th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) The 16th International Children's Film Festival began here Saturday evening with a glittering inaugural ceremony. The festival opened with colourful performance by artists including children at Lalitha Kala ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says Maoists seeking alliance with north-east insurgent groups


September 14th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said that Maoists are seeking an alliance with northeast insurgent groups.Addressing the inaugural session of a two-day conference on ... Read more...

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DGPS/IGPs conference to deliberate on major internal security issues


September 11th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will inaugurate the DGPs/IGPs Confernce-2009 on September 14.Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will address the conference on the second day and ... Read more...

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Deepika given top billing in World junior squash


July 19th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) India's Deepika Pallikal, ranked 48 in the world rankings, has been given the top billing in the 13th World Junior Women's Squash Championships beginning July 28. Egypt's Heba ... Read more...

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Canada, birthplace of insulin, to host global meet on diabetes


March 6th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 6 (IANS) Canada, which gave insulin to the world 90 years ago, will host the 20th World Diabetes Congress in October this year. Making this announcement Thursday, the International Diabetes Federation ... Read more...

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Indian woman becomes world’s first to fly Russian fighter (Interview)


February 15th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 15 (IANS) Suman Sharma, daughter of a retired Indian naval officer and an army colonel's sister, became the world's first woman to fly the mighty Russian MiG-35 fighter jet at ... Read more...

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Malaysian firm thrives on Valentine’s Day at air show


February 14th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) A Malaysian garment firm made hay Saturday at Aero India international air-show by selling designer T-shirts, caps, fighter aircraft models and a variety of novelties to celebrate Valentine's ... Read more...

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