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Russian Premier League chief runs for FA post


July 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Premier League has officially nominated its chief Sergei Pryadkin for the post of president of the Russian FA, CSKA Moscow general director Roman ... Read more...

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Shastri’s two caps with ICC and BCCI - conflict of interests?


August 7th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 7 (IANS) Former India captain Ravi Shastri's contract with the Indian cricket board has raised questions over a potential conflict of interest as he is a member ... Read more...

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Panel report on HPV vaccine trials slammed


May 9th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The panel report on the clinical trial of the cervical cancer vaccine drive in Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh, which left seven tribal girls dead, was ... Read more...

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Uproar in Britain over 19mn pounds bill for Euro history museum


April 5th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Taxpayers in Britain will have to share the burden of a spiralling bill for a European history museum that will see them shelling out a whopping ... Read more...

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Sports ministry to formulate National Sports Development law


February 1st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) New sports minister Ajay Maken Tuesday said the government will come out with a National Sports Development Legislation that would force the sports federations to come down ... Read more...

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Base Corporation to enter telecom and auto sectors


November 8th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 8 (IANS) Bangalore-based battery manufacturer Base Corporation has decided to enter the telecom and automotive equipment sectors from its proposed Rs.432-crore plant near Hosur in Tamil Nadu. "Presently we are ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to levy tax on IPL, T-20, ODIs


June 21st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Finally ending the political controversy over losses suffered on Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, the Maharashtra government has decided to tax the lucrative cricket tournament, according to an ... Read more...

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Make government, Pawar respondents in IPL plea: Court


May 6th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday directed that the central government and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar be made respondents in a petition filed by a Shiv Sena leader, ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress seek transparency in IPL functioning


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Expressing concern over the controversy surrounding the cricket Indian Premier League (IPL), the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday demanded transparency and accountability in its ... Read more...

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Palin’s hubby had run of Alaska politics, government when she was governor


February 6th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb. 6 (ANI): Alaska's former "First Dude" Todd Palin is said to have had a free run of the state's politics when his wife Sarah was Governor.He apparently had ... Read more...

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Delhi cricket selections will be transparent,says Jaitley


August 25th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) President Arun Jaitley Tuesday agreed to make selection process more transparent and also look into the players' grievances. Test cricketers Virender ... Read more...

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Sobhraj fires principal lawyer for ‘conflict of interests’


April 14th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) Fighting a tortuous battle in Nepal's Supreme Court to overturn a murder conviction that sent him behind bars for life, Charles Sobhraj has fired his principal ... Read more...

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England selector Miller loves to joke about Aussies, his `pet hate!


January 23rd, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.23 (ANI): England selector Geoff Miller has had a cheeky pop at the Aussies ahead of this summers Ashes. The former Test all-rounder uses his spare time being a funny ... Read more...

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New drug takes eight years for approval in the US


January 12th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) New drugs being developed for complex diseases might still take eight long years to win US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, according to a study.Although the average ... Read more...

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Indian, Middle Eastern donations to Clinton cloud Hillarys impartiality in new role


December 19th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Former President Bill Clinton has raised millions of dollars from governments and politicians in the Middle East and Asia, raising fresh concerns about the impartiality of his ... Read more...

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ICC to decide Gavaskar’s fate at its annual conference


March 26th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 26 (IANS) The International Cricket Council will take a decision on Sunil Gavaskar's continuance as Cricket Committee chairman during its annual conference from June 29-July 4. The ICC, in a ... Read more...

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