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90 Indian players sign up for Hockey India league


September 12th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Indian hockey's best 90 players have signed up for the Hockey India (HI) League players' auction to be held next month in the run up ... Read more...

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List of Indian athletes at London


July 26th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The list of Indian athletes participating at the London Olympic Games - 81 athletes, the highest ever Indian contingent to Olympics, will take part in ... Read more...

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India, Spain share six goals in first Test


July 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Santantder (Spain), July 6 (IANS) India and hosts Spain played out a vibrant 3-3 draw in the first hockey Test at the new facility at La Albericia here.Ranked 10th in ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in Olympics (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri Monday was named captain of the Indian hockey team for the Olympics.The 16-member squad and two stand-bys were announced by Hockey ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in Olympics


June 11th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri Monday was named captain of the Indian hockey team in the Olympics.The 16-member squad and two stand-bys was announced by Hockey ... Read more...

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Chandy launches project in Smart City Kochi


June 9th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 9 (IANS) Kerala Saturday stepped up efforts to make itself prominent on the IT map of India and the world with Chief Minister Oomen Chandy launching a project ... Read more...

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32 hockey players named for central contracts


June 8th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Friday announced a list of 32 senior men core probables who will be awarded with central contracts for the 2012-13 season.The ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead India in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup


April 12th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri will be leading an 18-member Indian hockey team in the 21st Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Tournament to be held at Ipoh, ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in London


April 10th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri will lead the 18-member Indian hockey team for the four-nation Olympic test event in London May 2-6.Selection trials were conducted at ... Read more...

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Metro commuters to get tips on safe travel


February 20th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With a few freak accidents reported on the Delhi Metro recently, hundreds of volunteers will now be deployed at various stations to give tips on ... Read more...

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Olympic qualifiers: Indian men thrash Italy 8-1, women beat Canada 4-1 (Roundup)


February 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team thrashed Italy 8-1 while the women churned out a much improved performance to beat Canada 4-1 in their second match of ... Read more...

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Indian men thrash Canada 15-1, women held by Ukraine (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team started their 2012 London Olympics qualifying campaign with a thumping 15-1 win over Singapore while the women's team were held 1-1 ... Read more...

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Ace forward Rajpal axed from hockey squad for Olympic qualifiers


January 30th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) As expected former captain Rajpal Singh was Monday dropped from the 18-member India squad for the 2012 London Olympic qualifiers to be held at the ... Read more...

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Rajpal retained among 32 hockey probables for Olympic qualifiers


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Despite raising doubts on striker Rajpal Singh's availability for the Olympic qualifiers, India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs Monday decided to retain the former ... Read more...

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Gift of ancestral village soil awaits Trinidad PM


January 9th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 9 (IANS) Excited residents of Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's ancestral village in Bihar have decided to gift her a chunk of its soil and ... Read more...

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ONGC beat Punjab National Bank in Nehru hockey final


November 25th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Tournament sponsors Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) won their maiden Nehru Cup hockey title Friday, beating Punjab National Bank (PNB XI) at the National ... Read more...

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PNB XI to clash with ONGC in Nehru hockey final


November 24th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Punjab National Bank (PNB XI) outclassed Air India 4-2 to make their maiden final of the ONGC Nehru Senior hockey tournament.PNB XI will take on ... Read more...

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A six-decade-old FIR pays homage to Gandhi


November 14th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) It is a reminder of one of the saddest dates of Indian history -- Jan 30, 1948, when Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated. More than sixty ... Read more...

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‘Obavva’ a treat for action lovers (Kannada Movie Review)


October 30th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Obavva"; Cast: Deepak, Ayesha, Shobharaj, Swasthick Shankar, Petrol Prasanna, and Bullet Prakash; Screenplay Writer-Director: Aanand P. Raju; Producer: Kantha-Pravin Ramakrishna; Camera: Gauri Venkatesh; Music Composer: Rajesh Ramanath; Rating: ** ... Read more...

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Pranab dons the priest’s robe during Durga Puja


October 5th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Miriti (West Bengal), Oct 5 (IANS) Far from the 2G spectrum row and chairing meetings of G-24 countries, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has yet again donned the ... Read more...

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Kidnapping bid foiled


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A four-year-old boy was saved from being kidnapped here after his father raised an alarm and the abductor was caught by passers-by, police said Thursday.Rehan, ... Read more...

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Asian Champions Trophy: Goalie Sreejes stars in India’s win over Pakistan


September 11th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ordos (China), Sep 11 (IANS) India registered a sensational 4-2 victory over arch-rivals Pakistan via the tie-breaker to lift the first edition of the men's hockey Asian Champion Trophy here ... Read more...

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India beat South Korea 5-3 in Asian Champions hockey


September 6th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ordos (China), Sep 6 (IANS) India beat South Korea 5-3 to move to the top of the league table in the inaugural Men's Champions Trophy here Tuesday.The goal scorers for ... Read more...

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Japan hold India to 1-1 draw in Asian Champions hockey


September 4th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ordos (China), Sep 4 (IANS) A last minute equaliser by Japan denied India their second straight win at the inaugural Asian Men's Champions here Sunday.Striker Gurvinder Singh Chandi put India ... Read more...

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Supreme Court refuses to allow mining in Haryana


May 20th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday rejected Haryana's plea of filing a appeal seeking the vacation of its March 18 interim order banning the mining of minor ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah team missed experienced players: Skipper Halappa


May 17th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Indian hockey captain Arjun Halappa says the lack of experienced players was one of the reasons for the team's disappointing performance in the Azlan Shah ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah: India’s medal hopes dashed as New Zealand crush them 7-3


May 12th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 12 (IANS) India thrice surrendered the lead against New Zealand to go down 3-7 in their last league encounter of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here ... Read more...

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CBI submits charge sheet in Netai killings


April 4th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing the Jan 7 carnage at Netai in the Maoist hotbed of Lalgarh in West Bengal, Monday submitted its charge ... Read more...

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Campaign to resurrect Mirza Ghalib’s legacy gathers momentum


December 24th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The campaign to resurrect the poetic legacy of Mirza Ghalib, the iconic 19th century classical Sufi lyricist and poet, is gathering momentum with the installation of his ... Read more...

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Kajal Biased Towards Telugu?


May 19th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kajal Aggarwal seems to have knowingly or unknowingly disappointed her Tamil fans! The young actress who seems to have gained quite some popularity in Telugu films ... Read more...

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India out of semifinal race with 2-3 loss to England


March 6th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Hosts India went down fighting 2-3 to England to bow out of the semifinal race as the European champions became the first team to reach the last ... Read more...

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List of scorers at Hockey World Cup


March 5th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Australian dragflicker Luke Doerner tops the list of goal scorers after the third round of Pool A matches in the Hockey World Cup at the Major ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan lose to jeopardise World Cup hopes (Roundup)


March 5th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth and Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) India squandered chances and defended sloppily to go down 2-5 to a determined Spain as their Hockey World Cup hopes lay in ... Read more...

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India muff chances to let Spain progress in Hockey World Cup (Second Lead)


March 5th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) India wasted far too many chances to go down 2-5 to Olympic silver medallist Spain and with it their World Cup hopes lie in shambles ... Read more...

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India lose to Spain in Hockey World Cup (Lead)


March 5th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) India's prospects in the Hockey World Cup suffered a setback as the hosts went down 2-5 to Spain in their crucial Pool B match at the Major ... Read more...

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