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Indonesia slaps bans on scandal-tainted shuttlers


September 5th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indonesian badminton association (PBSI) Wednesday slapped a four-month ban on the women's doubles pair involved in the Olympic match-throwing scandal."After studying and hearing, the sanction ... Read more...

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McCullum reprimanded for dissent


August 26th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum has been reprimanded for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during the first Test against India here Sunday.McCullum pleaded guilty to a ... Read more...

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Jharkhand speaker charged with violating poll code


August 24th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 24 (IANS) Charges were framed against Jharkhand assembly Speaker C.P. Singh in a case related to the violation of the model code of conduct during the 2009 Lok ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate in fifth ODI


August 5th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Aug 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during its 20-run defeat to India in the fifth and final One-day International here. ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Four women’s doubles pair suspended (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics organisers Wednesday suspended four female doubles badminton pairs for "not using one's best efforts to win a match".The pairs are: Wang Xiaoli ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia back freedom of navigation in South China Sea


July 27th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing Chinese assertiveness in southeast Asia, India and Indonesia discussed tensions in the South China Sea and backed freedom of navigation ... Read more...

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Nation lost chance to have tribal president: Sangma


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Congratulating Pranab Mukherjee for winning the presidential poll, opposition candidate Purno Sangma said the nation had lost an opportunity to elevate a tribal candidate ... Read more...

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Municipal elections in Lucknow Saturday


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Polling will be held Saturday to elect the corporators of the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) and the city mayor, besides members of the eight nagar panchayats ... Read more...

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AITA to take action against Bhupathi, Bopanna


June 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Indian tennis's two protagonists Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna may have bulldozed their way into the London Olympics, but they have been told by ... Read more...

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Pakistan captain Misbah suspended from Galle Test


June 19th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been suspended from this week's Galle Test after his side was found guilty of a serious over-rate offence during the fifth and ... Read more...

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Modi rule akin to Emergency: Suresh Mehta


May 30th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 30 (IANS) Former Gujarat chief minister Suresh Mehta Wednesday said the Narendra Modi regime was akin to the Emergency rule of 1975-77."Even if we are unsure that ... Read more...

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FIR against Jharkhand speaker for poll violations


May 25th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 25 (IANS) A police complaint was lodged Friday against Jharkhand assembly speaker C.P. Singh for allegedly violating the model code of conduct, an official said. A by-poll for ... Read more...

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Sammy slapped with fine for Windies slow over-rate


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has been fined 80 percent of this match fee as punishment for the West Indies' slow over-rate during the Lord's Test, which ended Monday.His ... Read more...

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Punjab municipal polls June 7


May 21st, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) The state election commission in Punjab Monday issued the notification for elections to municipal councils and other local bodies in the state. The polls will ... Read more...

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Owais Shah reprimanded


May 19th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) England cricketer Owais Shah, playing for the Rajasthan Royals, was reprimanded for his behaviour during the team's five-wicket loss to Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Virat Kohli fined for RCB’s slow over rate


May 18th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has been fined after the team maintained a slow over rate during their 21-run win over Delhi Daredevils in ... Read more...

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Kerala EC wants photo-ID cards for local polls too


May 14th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) The Kerala State Election Commission (SEC) Monday decided to request the state government to amend the laws and make photo-ID cards mandatory for the electorate in ... Read more...

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Rohit Sharma reprimanded for kicking the stumps


May 10th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' star batsman Rohit Sharma has been reprimanded for breaching the Indian Premier League (IPL) code of conduct.The official warning was given after Mumbai Indians' ... Read more...

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Court allows withdrawal of case against Dikshit


May 9th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A court here Wednesday allowed the withdrawal of a case against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for alleged violation of the election code of ... Read more...

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Gautam Gambhir fined for slow over rate


May 8th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir has been fined after the team maintained a slow over rate during Monday night's Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Alina Saldanha’s entry into Goa cabinet deferred


May 8th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 8 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday had to face embarrassment after the Election Commission asked his government to defer the induction of a non-elected person ... Read more...

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Ashwin fined five percent of match fee


April 29th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings spinner Ravichandran Ashwin Sunday was fined five percent of his match fee for violating the Indian Premier League (IPL) code of conduct during ... Read more...

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Poll delays bonus for Goa employees, again


April 25th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) Goa government employees, waiting for a one-time bonus announced to them Dec 19 last year, have again been hit by the election code of conduct jinx.The ... Read more...

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Bye-polls for 27 seats in eight states on June 12


April 24th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday announced bye-polls for 27 seats in eight states to be held June 12.Counting will be on June 15, a statement said ... Read more...

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Munaf fined 50 percent of match fee


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Mumbai Indians fast bowler Munaf Patel was fined 50 percent of his match fees for breaching the code of conduct during the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Monica Bharti new Himachal Youth Congress chief


April 21st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) Monica Bharti, daughter-in-law of former MP Chander Kumar, is the newpresident of the Himachal Pradesh Indian Youth Congress (IYC), a party official said here Saturday.In a ... Read more...

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East Bengal striker Tolgay fined Rs.50,000


April 20th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 20 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) disciplinary committee Friday fined East Bengal's Australian striker Tolgay Ozbey for assaulting the Nehru Stadium's senior ground supervisor Raju Adpaikar ... Read more...

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Courts rejects BJP legislator’s plea in Dikshit case


April 19th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday did not accept the intervening application filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Jolly in a case against Delhi ... Read more...

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Amit Mishra warned for using offensive language


April 18th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 18 (IANS) Deccan Chargers left-arm spinner Amit Mishra was Wednesday warned for using offensive language during an Indian Premier League (IPL) game against Rajasthan Royals.In a statement, IPL ... Read more...

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Munaf fined 25 percent of match fee


April 10th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Vishakhapatnam, April 10 (IANS) Mumbai Indians fast bowler Munaf Patel was fined 25 percent of his match fee and received an official warning and reprimand for breaching the Indian ... Read more...

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Dilshan fined by ICC for excessive appealing


April 6th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 6 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan has been fined 10 per cent of his match fee after being found guilty of breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) code ... Read more...

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Truckers told to stay quiet during Olympics


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) In a bizarre order issued by the authorities, delivery truck drivers have been asked to avoid whistling or shouting while making deliveries late at night during ... Read more...

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‘Clarify on withdrawal of case against Sheila Dikshit’


March 29th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday asked the locus standi -- the right to address the court on a matter before it -- of Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Parrikar assures crackdown on illegal mining in Goa


March 26th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 26 (IANS) Goa Chief minister Manohar Parrikar Monday promised a crackdown on illegal iron ore traders and assured the state legislative assembly that "not a rupee worth of ... Read more...

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MCD elections: Sheila attacks BJP


March 12th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Ahead of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi elections, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday took on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which dominates the ... Read more...

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