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Shillong Lajong pip Mumbai FC 2-1


September 19th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, Sep 19 (IANS) Shillong Lajong got the better of Mumbai FC 2-1 on the opening day of the Federation Cup at the Keenan Stadium here Wednesday while Pailan Arrows ... Read more...

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‘Shirdi Sai’ breath of fresh air (Telugu Movie Review)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shirdi Sai"; Cast: Akkineni Nagarjuna, Srikanth, Srihari, Sarath Babu, Sai Kumar and Kamalinee Mukherjee; Director: K. Raghavendra Rao; Rating: ***The incarnation of Nagarjuna into Shirdi Sai Baba comes as a ... Read more...

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Olympic TT: Inexperienced Ankita crashes out (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian paddler Ankita Das stretched higher-ranked Sara Ramirez before going down in the women's singles first round of table tennis competitions at the London Olympics here ... Read more...

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Advani pockets billiards title


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Defending champion Pankaj Advani, with seven World titles to his credit, showed who the boss was as he beat Balachandra Bhaskar 1001-802 in the final of ... Read more...

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West Indies hit by poor decision-making: Gibson


June 5th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 5 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says the embattled West Indies have played well in patches on the England tour, and if they were still hampered it is ... Read more...

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Arrows hope to end 22-match winless streak in I-League


April 18th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Winless in 22 matches so far, Pailan Arrows will host Goan heavyweights Churchill Brothers Sports Club in an I-League encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium here ... Read more...

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‘Shikari’ - good attempt, despite flaws (Kannada Film Review)


April 1st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Shikari; Cast: Mammootty, Poonam Bajwa, Adithya, Mohan, Innocent, Neenasam Achyutha, Sharathi Lohithashwa, Sathish, Neenasam Aswath, Mathew, Sihi Kahi Chandru, and others; Producer: K. Manju; Story-Screenplay-Direction: Abhaya Simha; Cinematographer: Vikram Shrivastava; ... Read more...

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Kaka left out of Brazilian squad


February 28th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 28 (IANS) Real Madrid star Kaka was left out of the Brazilian football squad that takes on Bosnia in their first friendly of the year Wednesday in Switzerland.Kaka ... Read more...

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‘The Descendants’ - a gentle, sensitive masterpiece (IANS Movie Review)


January 28th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Descendants"; Actors: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller; Director: Alexander Payne; Rating: ****What do we inherit from family and friends, lovers and parents? Money and property or emotions, shared ... Read more...

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East Bengal looking to come back to winning ways


January 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Currently ranked 2nd from the bottom of the table, the Pailan Arrows take on title contenders East Bengal at the Salt Lake Stadium Tuesday. East Bengal ... Read more...

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‘Rajapattai’ - a road unfit to travel (Tamil Movie Review - **)


December 24th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rajapattai"; Cast: Vikram, Deeksha Seth, K Viswanath, Mithra Kurian, Pradeep Rawat; Director: Suseenthiran; Producer: PVP Cinemas; Music: Yuvan Shankar Raja; Rating - **"Rajapattai", which means 'the path of the king', ... Read more...

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Spirited Saina goes down to Wang Yihan in World Superseries Finals (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal faltered after a good start to go down against reigning World Champion Wang Yihan of China 21-18, 13-21, 13-21 in ... Read more...

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Loss to New Zealand a wake up call before India series: Clarke


December 12th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Australia have plenty to think about ahead of the Boxing Day Test against India. They lost to New Zealand at home after 25 years Monday, prompting ... Read more...

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India beat South Africa 4-2 to enter Champions Challenge final


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Dec 3 (IANS) Sandeep Singh scored a brace as India Saturday thwarted a spirited challenge by South Africa 4-2 in a fast-paced hockey match to move into the final ... Read more...

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Communist-era Poland produced better films than now: Director


November 29th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Poland churned out qualitative, richer cinema during the repressive and censorship oriented communist regime in pre-1990s, than in freer and more open contemporary times, a leading ... Read more...

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Big B looking forward to new addition in family


November 13th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai is expected to give birth mid-November, can't wait to see the new arrival and says he is ... Read more...

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Odafe hat-trick helps Mohun Bagan come from behind to beat Arrows


October 24th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Nigerian Odafe Okolie struck the first hat-trick in the I-League as Mohun Bagan cam back from a goal down to beat Pailan Arrows 3-1 in an ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs turned smallest of ideas into life-changing products (Tribute)


October 6th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
It's a well-worn cliche to speak of the end of an era when someone well known has passed away. Today, however, it does feel like something has changed forever in the ... Read more...

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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dead at 56


October 6th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by BNO News
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Steve Jobs, the iconic entrepreneur who co-founded Apple in the 1970s, died in California on Wednesday after a long battle with various health issues, his ... Read more...

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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has died


October 6th, 2011 - 6:44 am ICT by BNO News
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died on Wednesday, the company confirmed.In a statement, Apple's Board of Directors announced the passing of Jobs. "Steve's brilliance, passion and ... Read more...

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Crowd relishes Messi show


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) They came to be mesmerised by Lionel Messi and the world's highest rated player did not disappoint, spearheading the Argentine attack with his individual brilliance Friday.The ... Read more...

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Feel good factor is back in English cricket: Botham


August 16th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Former England captain and legendary all-rounder Ian Botham said the feel good factor is back in English cricket and it is here to stay for ... Read more...

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Ganguly impresses in Warriors victory over Chargers (Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly made an impressive contribution in Pune Warriors' six wicket victory over Deccan Chargers in a clash of the bottom-placed teams in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Chong Wei-Peter Gade final at India Open Super series (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) World No.1 Lee Chong Wei registered a convincing 21-11, 21-15 win over Yun Hu of Hong Kong to set up a title clash with ... Read more...

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Pietersen interested in regaining England ODI captaincy


April 19th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 19 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen "would love to have another go" at captaining the side if Andrew Strauss steps down as one-day skipper.According to The Independent, Strauss ... Read more...

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Jake Gyllenhaal freaked out by body double


April 4th, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Actor Jake Gyllenhaal freaked out when he saw his body double in new movie "Source Code".The 30-year-old star plays an injured helicopter pilot, Captain Colter Stevens, ... Read more...

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Stigma of lossing three Ashes series will remain for life: Ponting


March 30th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 30 (ANI): Outgoing Australian captain Ricky Ponting has admitted that the stigma of losing three Ashes series as skipper will remain with him for life.For all his brilliance as a ... Read more...

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Pak all set for emotionally-charged World Cup semi-final against India: Hafeez


March 26th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar 26(ANI): Ahead of the highly-anticipated World Cup semi-final between India and Pakistan, Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has expressed confidence in his team, asserting that the players were under no ... Read more...

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Big B throws ‘wrap-up’ bash for ‘Aarakshan’ crew


March 14th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan threw a party for the entire crew of Prakash Jha's "Aarakshan" and invited everyone including spot boys and cleaners to ... Read more...

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England left looking like a pub side against Ireland: Brit press


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Mar 3 (ANI): Ireland's stunning three-wicket win at the Cricket World Cup has left the British press fuming, who have described England's performance as "punch-drunk" and resembling that of a "pub ... Read more...

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Fastest WC century maker eyes IPL, says he used to play like that in garden


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Mar 3 (ANI): Ireland batsman Kevin O'Brien, who scored the fastest century of the World Cup to upset England, has said that he was playing as if he was playing in ... Read more...

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Public support has always boosted Pakistan, says Afridi


February 19th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 19 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has asked his countrymen to rally behind the team saying their support can propel them to win the World Cup.Not many critics are ... Read more...

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Frustrated Kiwi fans term Black Caps Black Craps on Wikipedia


February 4th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton (New Zealand), Feb.4 (ANI): Frustrated with New Zealand's latest cricket failure against Pakistan, local fans have used the encyclopedia website Wikipedia to call the Black Caps Black Craps.The Black Caps' 41-run ... Read more...

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CA needs to implement substantial improvements to restore standards: Roebuck


January 29th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 29(ANI): Noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck has urged Cricket Australia to instigate an independent review of all cricketing bodies in the country to bring the game back to glory."Cricket ... Read more...

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Federer crushes Wawrinka, enters Oz Open semi-final for eighth time


January 25th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.25 (ANI): Swiss Grand Slam champion Roger Federer crushed countryman Stanislas Wawrinka in straight sets to reach the Australian Open semi finals on Tuesday.Federer won 6-1 6-3 6-3 in ... Read more...

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