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Paes-Vesnina beat top seeds to enter Wimbledon final


July 8th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina upstaged top seeds Bob Bryan and Liezel Huber to enter the mixed doubles final at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie enter third round at Wimbledon


June 29th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands advanced to women's doubles third round at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, easing past Stephanie Foretz Gacon and Kristina Mladenovic here Friday.The ... Read more...

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French Open: Paes-Vesnina beat top seeds to enter semis


June 6th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 5 (IANS) Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina defeated top seeded duo of Max Mirnyi and Liezel Huber 4-6, 7-5, 10-5 to reach the mixed doubles semi-finals at the ... Read more...

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Indian Wells: Paes-Stepanek reach quarters, to meet Lopez-Nadal


March 14th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 14 (IANS) Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek defeated Juan Monaco and Kei Nishikori 7-5, 6-4 to enter the men's doubles quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas ... Read more...

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I have not resigned: Amarinder


March 9th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 9 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Friday said he owned responsibility for the party's defeat in the assembly elections but had not resigned.Putting to rest speculation ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP create history in Punjab, surprise Congress (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance created history in the state's politics as it stunned the Congress Tuesday to retain power ... Read more...

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BJP wins simple majority in Goa


March 6th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday won a simple majority in the Goa assembly elections with 21 seats, and was poised to form the government ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP create history in Punjab (Evening Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance created history in the state's politics as it stunned the Congress Tuesday to retain power ... Read more...

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Results a mixed bag for BJP: Sushma


March 6th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) With the party poised for a win in Goa and the SAD-BJP alliance leading in Punjab, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Tuesday ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP make major gains in Punjab (Third Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance made major gains, leading in 66 seats in trends available for 105 of Punjab's 117 ... Read more...

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Congress keeping Goa illegal mining report under wraps: Munde


February 26th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday accused the Congress of keeping the Justice (retd) M.B. Shah report on illegal mining under wraps with an eye ... Read more...

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BJP reaching out to Christian voters in Goa


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) Wednesday again highlighted the importance of Goa's Christian population in the March 3 assembly polls."Ever since I took over as secretary ... Read more...

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Left crosses sword with Mamata on Netaji celebration


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The latest political row in West Bengal involves Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birthday celebration Jan 23, an official holiday in the state.The Left Front Saturday decided ... Read more...

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Congress must say if it is with us or Marxists: Trinamool


January 9th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) In a hard rap to the Congress, the Trinamool Congress Monday called it "shameless" for not departing from the state ministry even after being asked to ... Read more...

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Want early decision on BMC polls: NCP


January 9th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Monday clarified that it had not given an ultimatum to the Congress to finalise seat-sharing for the Mumbai civic ... Read more...

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Bhupathi, Bopanna in semi-finals of Chennai Open


January 6th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) The fledgling combination of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna came through a second set tie-break to beat Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) and Andrea Beck (Germany) 6-4, ... Read more...

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Leave it to states to set up Lokayuktas: Trinamool


December 27th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress, an ally of the Congress in the ruling combine, Tuesday objected to the government's anti-graft Lokpal bill on the ground that ... Read more...

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No majority in Chandigarh civic poll (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 19 (IANS) A clear majority eluded both the ruling Congress and their rival BJP-Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) combine in the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation elections as results were ... Read more...

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Biman comments hurting Left Front: Partners


November 13th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Several partners of West Bengal's opposition Left Front Sunday took exception to its chairman Biman Bose's disparaging remarks on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's district tours ... Read more...

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Rolls-Royce unveils latest model


October 5th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Wednesday unveiled its latest model Ghost Extended Wheelbase in Mumbai. The Ghost Extended Wheelbase accelerates from 0-100 km/h in just five seconds. The car ... Read more...

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Thackeray hits out at Ajit Pawar


September 26th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday hit out at Nationalist Congress Party leader and Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar.In an editorial in the party ... Read more...

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CPI-M questions poll panel’s arrangements


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front Tuesday accused opposition Trinamool Congress of terrorising voters during the fourth phase of assembly polls, and said that the "incidents" have ... Read more...

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Bengal opinion polls will be proved wrong: Yechury


April 15th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Heaping scorn on the opinion polls which indicated that the Left Front could lose power in West Bengal, front major Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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Will be chief minister if we get majority: Mamata


April 15th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has asserted she will be the chief minister if Trinamool Congress-Congress combine wins majority in the upcoming West Bengal assembly polls."Let ... Read more...

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Pranab rejects Trinamool-Maoists nexus


April 11th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Rejecting charges of a Trinamool Congress-Maoists nexus, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday said that the Congress party's alliance partner in West Bengal has repeatedly ... Read more...

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Left wants forest land norms relaxed for non-tribals


April 1st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 1 (IANS) The ruling Left Front in Tripura wants same norms for non-tribals and tribals for getting 'patta' (title deeds) of forest land."We have been demanding that the ... Read more...

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CPI-M to contest 85 seats in Kerala


March 14th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will contest 85 of the 140 Kerala assembly seats in the upcoming elections, it was announced here Monday.Left Democratic Front ... Read more...

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DMK, Congress discuss seat-sharing (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) With Tamil Nadu set to elect a new assembly, the ruling DMK and its ally Congress were holding frantic discussions Saturday on sharing of assembly seats ... Read more...

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CPI-M to join hands with AIADMK for Tamil Nadu polls


January 25th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Jan 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday decided to align with the AIADMK to fight the ensuing Tamil Nadu assembly elections this May.The party's state executive passed a ... Read more...

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I want opposition to remain divided: Buddhadeb


November 13th, 2010 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has said he would always like to see the opposition parties in the state divided."We have to understand the issue. It's natural ... Read more...

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Nitish reaches out to upper castes in poll-bound Bihar


October 19th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) Wooing the upper castes ahead of the Bihar assembly polls, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday promised to set up a commission to study the problems faced by the ... Read more...

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AIADMK candidates file papers for Rajya Sabha polls


June 4th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 4 (IANS) Two AIADMK candidates - P.H. Manoj Pandian and K.V. Ramalingam - filed their nominations Friday in the presence of party chief J. Jayalalithaa for the June 17 Rajya ... Read more...

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DMK candidates file nominations for Rajya Sabha polls


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) Three DMK candidates filed their nominations for the ensuing Rajya Sabha elections here Wednesday. The DMK has announced K.P. Ramalingam, T.M. Selvaganapathy and Sangarankoil Thangavel as its candidates for ... Read more...

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AIADMK to contest two Rajya Sabha seats


May 25th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) The AIADMK will be contesting for two Rajya Sabha seats from Tamil Nadu, one on its own and the other with the support of its allies. This was ... Read more...

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Pittsburgh Steelers Pick Thaddeus Gibson In The Fourth Round Of NFL Draft


April 25th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Apr 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At last a Buckeye player got drafted this year and it was none other than linebacker Thaddeus Gibson. The Ohio State linebacker Thaddeus Gibson was drafted ... Read more...

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