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Singur land failure a disappointment: Mamata

May 19th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Saturday described her first year in office as a success story barring her failure to return land taken from unwilling farmers for ... Read more...

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Ashwini’s big strides take her to new heights

December 4th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) When Ashwini Chidananda with her sensational burst of speed won two gold medals for India at the Guangzhou Asian Games, little did she realise that her big ... Read more...

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Rooney made to do ‘walk of shame by Capello

September 7th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.7 (ANI): Disgraced Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney was forced to do a long "walk of shame" yesterday as he boarded the England team jet.According to The Sun, coach-cum-manager ... Read more...

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Himachal celebrates R-Day despite cold

January 26th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) Braving the extreme cold, the Republic Day was celebrated and national flag hoisted all across Himachal Pradesh Tuesday. Governor Urmila Singh congratulated the people of the state for ... Read more...

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Canada now eyes India as partner in global nuclear market

December 1st, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 1 (IANS) Welcoming the nuclear agreement with India, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), the country's top nuclear regulatory body, said Monday it now views India not merely ... Read more...

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Proteas aim for ‘comprehensive beating’ of world champions Australia

February 26th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 26 (ANI): South Africa captain Graeme Smith has said that his team aims to follow its recent series win in Australia with a home triumph that will represent a "comprehensive ... Read more...

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Venues and schedule confirmed for ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier

February 10th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb.10 (ANI): The ICC today confirmed the schedule for the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2009 to take place from 1 to 19 April in South Africa. With three ODI ... Read more...

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Himachal governor commends state’s development on R-Day

January 26th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Prabha Rao Monday took the salute at the Republic Day parade held on the historic Ridge here and commended the development initiatives undertaken by the ... Read more...

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Kapur cards 68, lies 13th in KLM Open

August 22nd, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Zandvoort (Netherlands), Aug 22 (IANS) The lone Indian in the field, Shiv Kapur, handled the monsoon-like weather conditions quite well to card a two-under 68 and position himself in tied 13th place ... Read more...

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ACC chief Nasim Ashraf vows promotion of cricket in Asia

July 11th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 11 (ANI): Asian Cricket Council (ACC) chief Nasim Ashraf, who is also the PCB president, has said that he would make efforts in raising the standard of cricket in ... Read more...

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Pak still behind on way forward with India: Editorial

April 8th, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr.8 (ANI): Pakistan is still behind on new thinking on its relations with India, despite the radical initiatives taken by President Musharraf, claims an editorial in the Daily Times. According to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China’s air quality has improved ahead of Olympics: Rogge

March 9th, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Dead Sea (Jordan), March 9 (Xinhua) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has said China is making big strides in clearing up its air quality ahead of the 2008 Olympics. ... Read more...

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