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Polling begins in Delhi University and JNU


September 14th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Polling for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) began here Friday.In JNU, around 30 candidates are in fray ... Read more...

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Boxer Klitschko plays chess against Kramnik


August 24th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Boxing champion Vitali Klitschko has proved he has brains as well as brawn after playing to a draw against former World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik, ... Read more...

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Mehta qualifies for the venue stages


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 23 (IANS) Asian Champion Aditya Mehta of India registered a thrilling win in the final qualifying round of the International Open snooker tournament being played here.With a lead ... Read more...

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Russia unhappy at not winning weightlifting gold


August 16th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS) Russia's failure to win a gold in the weightlifting competition at the London Olympics was "uncomfortable" but not the fault of the coaching staff, the head ... Read more...

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Thackeray slams Advani for ‘demoralising’ blog musings (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Hitting out at BJP leader L.K. Advani for predicting a non-Congress, non NDA government in 2014, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday said it was ... Read more...

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Advani’s blog musings demoralising, says Thackeray


August 7th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Hitting out at BJP leader L.K. Advani for predicting a non-Congress, non NDA government in 2014, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday said the musings ... Read more...

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Olympics: Blake downplays experience factor in 100m contest


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/CMC) World 100 metres sprint champion Yohan Blake has dismissed experience as a key factor in the contest at the London Olympics this weekend.The 22-year-old is one of ... Read more...

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Weightlifting: Kazakh prodigy takes gold, world record


July 29th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan's teenage prodigy Zulfiya Chinshanlo powered her way to a weightlifting gold in the 53kg category Sunday, breaking her own world record in the clean ... Read more...

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Olympics: India pins hopes on shooters Abhinav, Gagan


July 29th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Expectations are surging once again as India's golden boy Abhinav Bindra, along with compatriot Gagan Narang, will take the range at the Royal Artillery Barracks ... Read more...

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Australian Seebohm sets record in backstroke heats


July 29th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australia's Emily Seebohm underlined her status as a leading contender for 100 metres backstroke gold by setting a new Olympic swimming record in the heats ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan’s Vinokourov wins gold in Olympic road race


July 28th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan's Alexandre Vinkourov was the surprise winner of the Olympic road race Saturday, as Britain's highly-rated team failed to make an impression.Vinokourov, 38, was competing ... Read more...

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Isha may win ‘Jhalak…’: Archana Vijaya


July 15th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Archana Vijaya, who has been voted out of the "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5", says that Isha Sharvani may win this season of the dance reality show."I ... Read more...

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‘Capello is a tough coach’


July 8th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kazan (Russia), July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning defender Aldair has warned the Russian national team that Fabio Capello, a contender for the vacant manager's position, is ... Read more...

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Team Sangma may go to court against Pranab’s nomination


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After their demand to cancel presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee's nomination was rejected, the other contender for the post, P. Sangma, and his supporters plan ... Read more...

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Mehar, Aditi to clash in Southern India golf


June 11th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) Defending champion Mehar Atwal will take on Aditi Ashok, the current leader on the ladies and junior girls Order of Merit, in Usha Southern India Ladies ... Read more...

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Party will decide on presidential candidate: Pranab


June 9th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Considered a strong contender for being named the Congress's presidential candidate, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said it was for his party to decide ... Read more...

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Bolt says 18 seconds a possibility for 200m


June 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 8 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt flirted with the idea of running 18 seconds in the 200 metres but reiterated that his immediate focus was to defend his ... Read more...

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Olympic medal next target: Sania


June 8th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, who Thursday won her maiden French Open mixed doubles title with compatriot Mahesh Bhupathi, said an Olympic medal is their ... Read more...

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Upgrades give Alonso a title shot: Fisichella


June 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New upgrades to Ferrari's aerodynamics have made Fernando Alonso a strong contender for the Formula One title, three-time race winner Giancarlo Fisichella said Wednesday.Ferrari struggled ... Read more...

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India’s Armaan Ebrahim sixth at Indianapolis test


May 13th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Indianapolis (US), May 13 (IANS) India's Armaan Ebrahim marked his debut at the world's most famous racetrack by clocking the sixth fastest timing in the Firestone Indy lights series test ... Read more...

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World Chess: Anand draws his second game with Gelfand again


May 13th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 12 (IANS) Indiaa's Vishvanatan Anand and Israel's Boris Gelfand again drew in the second game of their match for the World chess Crown, which is being played in ... Read more...

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Atkinson wins it for MRF


April 1st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Whangarei (New Zealand), April 1 (IANS) Team MRF's Chris Atkinson (co-driver Stephane Prevot) won the Brother International Rally of Whangarei, the first round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship, here ... Read more...

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Chinese microblogs stop comments after crackdown


March 31st, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) Two major Chinese microblogging sites have suspended comment functions after they were "punished" for allowing rumours about a military coup in Beijing.A total of 16 websites ... Read more...

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Rai supports Leonardo’s candidacy for CBF president


March 31st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 31 (IANS) Rai, Brazilian soccer star and brother of recently deceased soccer legend Socrates, declared his support for Leonardo to become the next president of the ... Read more...

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‘Protectionism won’t benefit Indian defence industry’


March 30th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Protectionism - capping FDI at 26 percent in the Indian defence industry - wouldn't benefit the sector and this should be raised to a minimum ... Read more...

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BJP backtracks, votes for JMM candidate


March 30th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 30 (IANS) Backtracking from its stand that it would abstain, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday voted in favour of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) candidate in ... Read more...

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Israeli army to acquire rockets


March 15th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 15 (IANS) The Israeli military will acquire rockets with ranges of 40 and 150 km, a media report said.Brig-Gen. David Suissa, the commander of the army's Artillery ... Read more...

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Sneak peek of ‘The Bachelor’ season finale


March 13th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Bachelor – ben is all set to choose the woman of his dreams from Courtney or Lindzi on the TV tonight.Before making his final decision, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra BSP chief roughed up by party workers


February 27th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 27 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party's Maharashtra unit chief Vilas Garud was Monday manhandled by party workers who accused him of corruption in selecting party candidates for the ... Read more...

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Bank robber shoots himself in the foot


January 27th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of robbers thought they have handed a member the easiest task when they handed him two guns just to keep watch at the ... Read more...

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Warner in line for Australia’s Twenty20 captaincy


January 17th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 17 (IANS) Australia's diminutive explosive batsman David Warner is in line for Twenty20 captaincy and selectors will have a tough time when they sit down next week to ... Read more...

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Arthur says Harris ready for Perth


January 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur has hinted at paceman Ryan Harris's return to the Australian playing eleven for the third Test beginning Friday at Perth.Harris, who has ... Read more...

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Putin says no review of Russian parliamentary poll results


December 27th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A review of the results of Russia's Dec 4 parliamentary elections is impossible, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday."Any talks about reviewing the results ... Read more...

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Medvedev urges United Russia to ensure Putin wins


December 18th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that the United Russia party's main task is to make Vladimir Putin a "worthy" winner of the 2012 presidential ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: Tough for India against Maldives in semifinal


December 8th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Defending champions India will find the going tough when they face the Maldives in the semifinal of the SAFF Cup football tournament here Friday.Head-to-head India ... Read more...

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