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Del Bosque expected tough fight from Georgia


September 12th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 12 (IANS) Spain football coach Vicente del Bosque said he expected a tough fight from Georgia, whom they beat 1-0 in an away game to kick-off their World ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Zou powers China to gold, Japan win silver


July 31st, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A dazzling all-round performance led by Zou Kai powered defending champions China to the team gold in the artistic gymnastics here at the Olympics Monday.China ... Read more...

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Hiddink slams UEFA ban for Anzhi home arena


July 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi coach Guus Hiddink has hit out at UEFA for banning his team from playing Europa League football in their Caucasus home town of Makhachkala ... Read more...

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Can’t force BCCI to accept DRS: Richardson


June 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 28 (IANS) International Cricket Council's (ICC) newly appointed chief executive David Richardson Thursday defended the board's decision on the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), saying India cannot ... Read more...

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ICC declines to make DRS mandatory, retains current format


June 27th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board Wednesday rejected its chief executives' committee's (CEC) decision to make the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) mandatory for ... Read more...

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BCCI rejects ICC’s recommendation on DRS (Lead, changing dateline)


June 25th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday refused to change its stance on the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) even as the International Cricket Council's (ICC) chief executive ... Read more...

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ICC committee recommends mandatory DRS in Tests, ODIs


June 25th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 25 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) chief executive committee Monday recommended the universal application of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), which has been fiercely opposed ... Read more...

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Filipino boxer Pacquiao hails WBO decision


June 21st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 21 (IANS) Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao Thursday expressed his gratitude to the World Boxing Organization (WBO) after its five-man panel unanimously declared that he defeated American ... Read more...

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Bopanna too rejects Paes for London Olympics


June 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) India's doubles exponent Rohan Bopanna Monday followed his regular tour partner Mahesh Bhupathi in refusing to team up with Leander Paes for the men's doubles ... Read more...

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Egypt Supreme Court calls for parliament’s dissolution


June 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 14 (IANS) The Egyptian Supreme Court Thursday caused outrage after calling for the dissolution of the parliament's lower house in the country.It ruled that last year's parliamentary election ... Read more...

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ICC fines Gibson over DRS comments


April 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Trinidad, April 21 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson this week criticised the use of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) but his comments have now seen him ... Read more...

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BCCI stand on DRS has been vindicated, says Srinivasan


February 13th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) Indian cricket board president N. Srinivasan Monday said the board's reluctance to use the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) has been further justified with the players ... Read more...

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Milan lose to Lazio while Inter draw with Palermo


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 2 (IANS) AC Milan missed the chance to overtake Juventus in the Italian Serie A football after they lost to Lazio 0-2 at the Stadio Olimpico while ... Read more...

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Umpire kills cricket fan with bat


January 30th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dhaka, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cricket umpire has gone on hiding after killing a teenage cricket fan with a bat. The victim has been identified as 15-year-old Nazrul Islam.Police say ... Read more...

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Cowan appeals to ICC for mandatory use of DRS


December 26th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Debutant Australian Opener Ed Cowan Monday appealed to the International Cricket Council (ICC) for mandatory use of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) following two dubious ... Read more...

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Back to square one: Anti-Chidambaram protests disrupt parliament


December 8th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) After only a day of peace and normal business in parliament, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were back to no work Thursday ... Read more...

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Uneasy first year in office for Prithviraj Chavan


November 10th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Prithviraj Chavan completes one year as Maharashtra chief minister Friday, but the going has not been easy, and the general perception is that the mild-mannered, ... Read more...

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Hot Spot blinks, no DRS for India-England series


October 7th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) The controversial Decision Review System (DRS) will not be used in the India-England One-day International series, beginning Oct 14 in Hyderabad.The Board of Control for Cricket ... Read more...

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No DRS for Bangladesh-Windies series


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 2 (IANS/CMC) The controversial Decision Review System (DRS) will not be used during the West Indies' tour here this month, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has said.BCB media chairman ... Read more...

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Congress changes tack, opts not to attack Hazare


August 19th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Facing flak over the government's handling of Anna Hazare's anti-corruption agitation, the Congress has opted to hold its fire and not make ... Read more...

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Modified DRS made mandatory; BCCI agree to its use without Hawk Eye (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong/Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The controversial Decision Review System (DRS) with Hotspot and Snickometre technology has been made mandatory for Tests and ODIs at the International Cricket Council's chief ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Christian’s Second/Third Chance


June 25th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Friday Night's episode of 'WWE Smackdown' began, the general manager Teddy Lon made his way to the ring looking all business as he announced that there was ... Read more...

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Win against Pakistan will strengthen our case: Ireland skipper


May 28th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Belfast (Ireland), May 28 (IANS) Ireland captain William Porterfield sees the two match One-day series against Pakistan as a "massive one" in the context of getting a favourable decision from ... Read more...

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Ministries analyzing Shunglu Committee report: Manmohan Singh


April 1st, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, today said that various ministries are analyzing the reports submitted by Shunglu Committee on irregularities related to Commonwealth Games (CWG) ... Read more...

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SC asks Centre to file CBI report on suspended Prasar Bharati CEO


April 1st, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Central Government to file the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) report on the probe into alleged irregularities by former Prasar ... Read more...

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Afridi apologises to Pakistan on World Cup semi-final loss to ‘better side’ India


March 31st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar 31(ANI): Pakistan limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has apologised to his nation for losing the crucial 2011 World Cup semi-final to archrivals India and subsequently, getting ousted from the tournament.Afridi ... Read more...

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Shunglu panel blames CWG OC for delay in executing contracts


March 29th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): The Shunglu Committee, appointed by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, blamed Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee and certain officials for delay in executing contracts for the ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Shunglu panel likely to submit three more reports


March 29th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): The Shunglu Committee, appointed by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is likely to submit three more reports today on irregularities related to Commonwealth Games (CWG) venues ... Read more...

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Ground given to Churchill Brothers club sparks row


March 28th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 28 (IANS) The Goa government's decision to hand over a school ground to India's top football club Churchill Brothers, managed by two state ministers, has sparked a furore ... Read more...

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Shunglu Committee to submit three more CWG reports by Tuesday


March 27th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 27 (ANI): The V K Shunglu Committee, appointed by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to probe into charges of corruption in various projects related to the 2010 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan to contest Kerala polls from Malampuzha (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) Ending the suspense over whether Kerala's octogenarian chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan would be contesting the April 13 assembly elections, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) announced ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan to contest Kerala polls (Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) Kerala's octogenarian chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan would be contesting the April 13 assembly elections from the Mallampuzha constituency, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) announced Friday. ... Read more...

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‘Goa land grab behind spat with port trust’


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) The Goa government's controversial decision to divert a plot of land, meant for the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT), for building a private residential colony is the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court asks Centre to file affidavit against Lalli


February 14th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday sought evidence from the Central Government on alleged irregularities committed by former Prasar Bharati CEO B S Lalli in running the public ... Read more...

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Panel favours new law for transparent spectrum allocation


February 10th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Going beyond the spectrum scam rocking the government, the one-man panel that probed the issue since 2001 has called for a legislation for transparent allocation of scarce ... Read more...

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