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Bappi Lahiri to judge DJ hunt


September 19th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri will be judging the second season of a disc-jockey (DJ) hunt "MirchiMix" by a radio station, and says he is looking ... Read more...

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Exciting races on cards


September 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) With a maximum of 75 points up for grabs, the three LGB Formula 4 races scheduled for the weekend are likely to generate a lot of ... Read more...

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Mehta gets better of White


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian cueist Aditya Mehta won the third round match at the qualifying stages of the International Open Snooker Tournament here with a thrilling 6-5 win over ... 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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Mehta starts on a winning note in Shanghai Masters


July 24th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) India's ace cueist Aditya Mehta Tuesday started on a winning note in the Shanghai Masters qualifiers being played at World Snooker Academy in Sheffield.Defeating Paul Davison ... Read more...

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We are not here to make up the numbers: Weightlifting coach


July 19th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Indian weightlifting coach Devi Dutt Sharma Thursday said his two-member team can spring a surprise at the London Olympics beginning here next week."I will not like ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar to be India’s flag bearer at Olympics


July 15th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar would be India's flag-bearer at the London Olympics opening ceremony July 27 Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra ... Read more...

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Fornalik is new Poland football coach


July 11th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 11 (IANS) The Polish Football Association (PFA) Tuesday named Waldemar Fornalik as new national team manager, tasking him with restoring national pride following Poland's first-round exit from Euro ... Read more...

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Zardari calls for parliamentary session Friday


June 20th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has summoned the National Assembly Friday, when, according to a senior aide, a new prime minister will be elected, reported ... Read more...

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New Democracy party asked to form Greek government (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 18 (IANS) Greece President Karolos Papoulias has tasked Antonis Samaras, head of the conservative New Democracy party, with forming a government, the Greek state television reported Monday.Voting was ... Read more...

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Greece votes on EU bailout


June 17th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 17 (IANS) Voting began Sunday for crucial elections in Greece that are expected to determine the country's future in the Eurozone, with the main contenders being the right-wing ... Read more...

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Sharapova could carry Russian flag in Olympics


June 13th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova is a leading contender to carry the Russian flag at the opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Games in ... Read more...

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Voting on amid tight security in Andhra by-polls (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) Voting was going on Tuesday amid tight security for by-elections in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh, officials said.About 10 ... Read more...

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Australia beat China to qualify for Olympic volleyball


June 10th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 10 (IANS) Australia qualified Sunday for the London Olympic Games men's volleyball competition, beating China 3-0 in the qualifying tournament here.Australia improved their record to five wins and ... Read more...

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It is raining cash in Andhra by-elections


June 6th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 6 (IANS) It is raining currency notes in Andhra Pradesh ahead of the June 12 by-elections, with authorities seizing a record Rs.32 crore in cash.In a state ... Read more...

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Restore unity, Rahul tells Chhattisgarh Congress


May 18th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday threatened to enforce discipline if the party's top leaders of the party in Chhattisgarh did not come together immediately.Addressing ... Read more...

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Big B, Aamir: Who’ll be ‘India’s Prime Icon’?


May 17th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Aamir Khan are among the contenders for the title of "India's Prime Icon".BIG CBS PRIME has pitted them ... Read more...

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I don’t want to return empty-handed from London: Deepika Kumari


May 9th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) After her first World Cup individual recurve gold medal, female archer Deepika Kumari is now focusing more on shooting ahead of the London Olympics next month."I ... Read more...

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Feyenoord secure a Champions League prelim’s ticket


May 7th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 7 (IANS) Feyenoord finished second in the Dutch football Eredivisie and qualified for the preliminary round of the Champions League next season.In the 34th and the final ... Read more...

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Table tennis: Sharath misses out on fifth qualifying spot for Olympics


April 21st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal failed to seal the fifth qualifying spot at the ongoing Asian Olympic Qualification Table Tennis Tournament in Hong Kong, when he lost ... Read more...

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Neither Congress nor BJP has the people’s mandate (Comment)


April 21st, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Elections in India for even the panchayats and civic bodies are seen as political barometers. Although they are supposed to reflect local concerns, no party can afford to ignore their ... Read more...

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FIH announces team entries for final Olympic qualifier


April 18th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) With 100 days to go to the 2012 London Games, the world governing body of hockey FIH announced the team entries for the third and final ... Read more...

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Indian paddlers upbeat as they leave for Olympic qualifiers


April 16th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) A lot will depend on how well the the six-member Indian table tennis squad, led by the experienced Achanta Sharath Kamal, uses the opportunity at ... Read more...

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Rafale fighter selection for IAF final: Minister


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) Selection of French fighter Rafale as the multi-role medium combat aircraft (MMRCA) for the Indian Air Force (IAF) was final and the price negotiations were under ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu hopes to save Rs.900 crore in Udangudi project


February 29th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 29 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government's decision to have the state electricity board implement the 1,600 MW power project at Udangudi in Tuticorin district would result in saving ... Read more...

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Warne to enter Oz Cricket Hall of Fame, Clarke favourite for Border medal


February 26th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Australia's legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne is set to be inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame at Monday's Allan Border Medal (ABM) function while current ... Read more...

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Model Kylie Bisutti quits Victoria’s Secret over her religious beliefs


February 10th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Model Kylie Bisutti quits Victoria’s Secret as her religious beliefs do not match with those of the brand. It may be recalled that she won the ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi among BJP’s PM candidates: Gadkari


February 9th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Thursday said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was one of the party's contenders for prime minister.On a ... Read more...

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Sevilla sack coach Marcelino


February 7th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 7 (IANS) Spanish La Liga football club Sevilla has sacked coach Marcelino Garcia after the team's poor run which has seen them slip from contenders for a place ... Read more...

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Akalis, Congress claim victory as campaigning ends in Punjab


January 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) As campaigning officially ended Saturday evening for Monday's (Jan 30) election to Punjab's 117 assembly seats, the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance ... Read more...

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Chikka, Honey on course, English players out in All-India Amateur


January 19th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) Even as the top Indian contenders stayed on course, the English duo was eliminated on the opening day of the All India Amateur Golf Championships Thursday ... Read more...

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Candidates turn to social media to counter cold, model code


January 8th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 8 (IANS) With the cold and a vigilant Election Commission preventing parties going all out to woo voters ahead of the forthcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, candidates ... Read more...

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MIM’s Majid Hussain is the new mayor of Greater Hyderabad


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Mohammed Majid Hussain of the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) is the new mayor of Greater Hyderabad.He was unanimously elected the mayor and Rajkumar of the Congress ... Read more...

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Wawrinka set for Chennai Open title defence


December 29th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) Best known as Roger Federer's sparring partner, Stanislas Wawrinka believes he is as ready as he could be to defend his title in the Airccel ... Read more...

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