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Open to coaching India: Ganguly


September 6th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday expressed his willingness to coach the national cricket team if the board feels he is the best candidate ... Read more...

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Ishant hopes for a good show against New Zealand


August 20th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A fit-again Ishant Sharma will return to action with the two cricket Tests against New Zealand, hoping a good show paves way for his selection ... Read more...

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US expects South Africa to make Iran shun n-programme


August 9th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Aug 9 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged South Africa to use its "rare authority" to persuade Iran in giving up its nuclear programme, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jeev, Lahiri qualify for weekend rounds at British Open


July 21st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St. Annes (England), July 21 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh and Anirban Lahiri made it a red-letter day for India at The Open Championship as they became the first two ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Aniston’s Europe tour with boyfriend


July 5th, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston took boyfriend Justin Theroux on a romantic two-week holiday last month to Europe so he could experience the beauty of the continent.According ... Read more...

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World is without borders, says Egyptian globetrotter (With Image)


June 17th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) This 27-year-old Egyptian wants to travel to every country in the world.So far, Ahmed Haggagovic has visited 93 countries, India being the 93rd, carrying the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Jalpari’ to compete at Asia Pacific Screen Awards


June 11th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) "I Am Kalam" director Nila Madhab Panda's second film "Jalpari - The Desert Mermaid" is in competition at the sixth edition of the prestigious Asia ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kenya Airways launches Nairobi-Delhi flight


May 16th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) To capture the growing traffic between India and Africa, Kenya Airways Wednesday launched a direct Nairobi-New Delhi flight with one-way fare of Rs.22,000-Rs.28,000."We have waited ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Prior says England confident but wary of Windies


May 16th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS/CMC) England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has warned his team against complacency as they prepare to face the embattled West Indies in the opening Test at Lord's starting Thursday.England, ... Read more...

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Euro-missile defense could intercept Russian ICBMs


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The projected European missile defense system could have the ability to intercept Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles by 2020, Secretary of Russia's Security Council Nikolai ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India targets the young to bridge gap with Africa


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), May 3 (IANS) India is attempting to bridge the gap with Africa by roping in the young through a four-year long programme that comes on the back ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson promotes ban on seal fur


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Actress-model Pamela Anderson, who is a prominent animal rights activist has jetted off to Berlin to promote a ban on killing seals for their fur.She ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China’s Suzhou to host 2015 World TT Championships


March 28th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 28 (IANS) The World Table Tennis Championships of 2015 will be held in Suzhou, China, ITTF president Adham Sharara announced at a press conference here. The decision ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India plans flights to Tanzania, Ethiopia


March 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) As economic ties grow with Africa, India will improve air connectivity with the continent, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said, adding that flights would be introduced ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Zealand board rubbishes match-fixing report


March 12th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 12 (IANS) The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) rubbished a English media report that claimed that some its players were involved in match-fixing, terming the allegations "baseless" and "irresponsible".NZC ... Read more...

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South African sports ministry keeping close watch on SAFA


March 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 8 (IANS) The South African sports ministry is keeping a close watch on the activities of the country's football association, ministry spokesperson Paena Galane has said. Galane ... Read more...

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Schmallenberg virus manages to kill thousands of lambs in UK


February 27th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of lambs have been killed in England following an outbreak of the deadly schmallenberg virus. The virus has been confirmed in about 74 farms in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Build more credible financial firewall: US to Europe


February 26th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 26 (IANS) The eurozone has made remarkable progress in fighting the debt crisis, but should build its own more credible financial firewall as soon as possible, US ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

EU gets letter from Iran for n-talks


February 16th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 16 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has received a letter from Iran asking it to restart the nuclear talks."We received the letter today and we're studying it, we're ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian scientists finally reach Lake Vostok


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 20 years of trying, Russian scientists have announced a major breakthrough in the quest to get to Lake Vostok. The scientists believe that the lake which ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

80-year-old school in Pakistan lacks furniture


February 5th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) A school in Pakistan does not have any furniture, even though it was started over 80 years ago -- before the country was born.The Government ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US, Russia conclude Antarctica inspection


January 31st, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) The US and Russia have concluded a joint inspection of foreign research stations, installations and equipment in Antarctica.The six-day inspection that ended Saturday was conducted as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India could host FIFA U-17 World Cup, government assures support (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India is fast becoming a global destination for sport. After cricket and hockey, it is now soccer's turn if FIFA carries the vote for India ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Will not let Sachin get the hundred: Clarke


January 25th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke said Wednesday that his team will not let Sachin Tendulkar score his elusive 100th ton in the fourth Test though he ... Read more...

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US, Russia to conduct joint inspection in Antarctica


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) The US and Russia will jointly inspect foreign stations, installations and equipment in Antarctica Jan 23-28, the US state department has said.The US-Russian team will review ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bharti Airtel launches 3.75G in Zambia


January 17th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, Jan 17 (IANS) Bharti Airtel Tuesday launched its 3.75G platform in Zambia, enabling customers to experience high speed mobile broadband access and make video calls and watch television live. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lost world discovered at Lake Huron


January 12th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) North American scientists are excited following the discovery of a mysterious wooden pole at the bottom of Lake Huron. Explorers are speculating that the found pole is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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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It will be interesting how India bat at Perth: Arthur


January 7th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur says it will be interesting to see how India bat on a bouncy wicket at Perth after struggling on a batting-friendly ... Read more...

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Africa emerging as a continent of opportunity


December 28th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Dec 28 (IANS) Defying the festering Eurozone crisis, Africa is poised for an economic upsurge, with international observers and the World Bank hailing it the "continent of opportunity.""This is ... Read more...

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Getting big first innings score will be key: Laxman


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) India's mainstay in the middle-order V.V.S. Laxman feels having a big first innings score will be crucial for the visitors' success in the four-match series ... Read more...

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Alan Hansen apologizes for his Luis Suarez’s gaffe


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alan Hansen is one of the best paid British sports contributors so when he gaffed badly on the screen, many people have been left wondering if he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

EU adopts new rules on airport body scanners


November 15th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 15 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has adopted new guidelines on the use of security scanners at airports to protect the privacy and health of passengers.Under the ... Read more...

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West Indies confident of playing competitive game: Gibson


November 4th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Riding high on a Test series win after eight years, the West Indies hope to give India a tough competition in the three Tests ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Match-fixing not just restricted to sub-continent: Lee


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 3 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee says that match-fixing was not just restricted to the sub-continent but can happen in any part of the world where cricket ... Read more...

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