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Refrain from self-immolation, Tibetian government-in-exile appeals


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over the self-immolation protests in Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) based here Sunday appealed to its countrymen to refrain from such "drastic acts"."The ... Read more...

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Sonia condemns Assam violence, mistreatment of northeast people


August 19th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday expressed her "deep pain" at the ethnic violence in Assam and condemned the subsequent mistreatment faced by people from ... Read more...

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Text of Prime Minister’s Independence Day speech


August 15th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech on India's Independence Day from the Red Fort:My dear countrymen, brothers, sisters and dear children,I greet you ... Read more...

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We should be proud of Indian Olympians: Abhishek


August 8th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently attended the 2012 London Olympics, says countrymen should be proud of all Indian sportspersons who have made it to ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Gagan wins bronze, Saina advances (Intro Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Ace rifleman Gagan Narang made India proud by winning its first medal - a bronze - while champion shuttler Saina Nehwal and both the men's ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani cricketers hail revival of India series (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The announcement of revival of sub-continental cricketing ties has not gone down well with former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, who has questioned its timing, but ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani players hail cricket revival with India


July 16th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The announcement of revived sub-continental cricketing ties might not have down well with former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, but former Pakistani players have given it ... Read more...

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Del Bosque hails ‘great era’ of Spanish football


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque on Monday hailed his team as representing a "great era" of Spanish football after their 4-0 Euro 2012 final ... Read more...

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Ukraine favourites to win their Euro opener: Swedish coach


June 7th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 7 (IANS) Ukraine are favourites to win their opening match against Sweden at the Euro 2012 June 11, Sweden coach Erik Hamren said here Thursday."I have to give ... Read more...

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150 Sri Lankans headed for Australia detained in Kerala


June 5th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), June 5 (IANS) Around 150 Sri Lankans headed for Australia by sea were apprehended in Kollam by Kerala police and 27 of them, including six children, were Tuesday ... Read more...

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Mumbai Congress for ban on ‘Shanghai’ song


June 5th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) The Mumbai unit of the Congress party Tuesday called for a ban on the song 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' featured in a forthcoming Bollywood movie ... Read more...

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In Rajya Sabha, Tendulkar to help other sports too (Second Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who took oath Monday as a Rajya Sabha member, vowed to help other sports as well and said he would ... Read more...

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Sachin enters Rajya Sabha, wants to help sports (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar Monday took oath as a Rajya Sabha member and said he was now in a better position not only to help ... Read more...

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Kenyans sweep 10K Run


May 27th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 27 (IANS) Geoffrey Kipsang and Helah Kiprop led a Kenyan sweep of the top three places in the overall men's and women's categories of the Tata Consultancy World ... Read more...

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Politics then and now: Nehru, Ambedkar didn’t object to cartoon (Comment)


May 19th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
What is noteworthy about the cartoon row is that neither Jawaharlal Nehru nor B.R. Ambedkar found anything objectionable about it when it was published in 1949. Nor did all the ... Read more...

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Shillingford first Dominican likely to play a Test at home


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 23 (IANS/CMC) Shane Shillingford will become the first Dominican cricketer to play a Test match on home soil if he takes the field for West Indies against ... Read more...

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Kenyan runners win Belgrade international marathon


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 23 (IANS) Kenya's Mary Pitkani and James Barbasai won the 25th Belgrade International marathon.This year's marathon and half marathon, which saw 2,328 competitors participating, broke the 2005 record ... Read more...

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We could have fielded better: Dravid


April 14th, 2012 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid Friday rued his pacers' lack of experience and blamed poor fielding for their loss against Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) in the Indian ... Read more...

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‘Rogue Indians can destroy country’s reputation in Ghana’


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), April 3 (IANS) A few rogue Indians can destroy the image of their countrymen, widely well regarded in Ghana, say police officials of the west African country, citing ... Read more...

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‘Norwegian gunman plotted to kill Obama’


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik had planned to assassinate US President Barack Obama with a car bomb when he went to collect his Nobel ... Read more...

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Unicef urges India to curb open defecation


March 27th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) Tuesday stressed the urgent need for India, the first among 12 countries where open defecation takes place, to check ... Read more...

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I am not supposed to please everyone: Veena Malik


February 27th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Malik, who has been in the news for all the wrong reasons, says she is not bothered about what people think of her ... Read more...

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Honduras prison fire: President vows full investigation


February 16th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) The fire that killed more than 300 inmates at the Comayagua prison farm in central Honduras will be investigated with full transparency and "international observation", President ... Read more...

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Pakistan asks WHO for help on dengue


January 29th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has assured Pakistan of its full support in eradicating diseases like polio, hepatitis and dengue.Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Yuki puts out fancied Beck


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Teenager Yuki Bhambri kept his nerves at the finish to knock out a higher-ranked Slovak Karol Beck 6-2, 6-3 in just 79 minutes to enter the ... Read more...

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Rahul attacks BJP for not backing statutory status to Lokpal


December 30th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Saharanpur, Dec 30 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for not supporting constitutional status to the Lokpal and ... Read more...

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Around the country in 84 days - on wheelchairs! (With Images)


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) On Sep 28, four plucky Mumbaikars set out on a challenging 84 day nationwide tour. On Dec 20, the four physically challenged professionals completed their wheelchair-bound ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd Squash: Shorbagy stuns Darwish to enter semis, Ashour crashes out (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Mohamed El Shorbagy overcame a mental block to beat fellow Egyptian and idol Karim Darwish 11-9, 8-11, 11-5, 11-3 in the quarterfinals of the ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd Squash: Shorbagy stuns his idol Darwish to enter semis


December 16th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Mohamed El Shorbagy overcame a mental block to beat fellow Egyptian and idol Karim Darwish in the quarterfinals of the Punj Lloyd PSA Squash Masters ... Read more...

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Number of Chinese studying in Spain rises


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Avila (Spain), Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) The number of Chinese students studying in Spain has increased from 500 in 2003 to more than 5,500 this year, according to figures provided Thursday ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani greet nation on Eid-ul-Zuha


November 7th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Ali Zardari greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha Monday, urging the people to adopt values ... Read more...

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Mullah Omar urges Taliban not to hurt civilians


November 5th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 5 (IANS) The elusive Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has urged his fighters not to hurt civilians while continuing the war against NATO-led forces in Afghanistan."Our ... Read more...

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Insurgents attack animal clinic near UN offices in southern Afghanistan


October 31st, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Six people were killed on early Monday morning when a small group of insurgents attacked an animal clinic near offices belonging to the United Nations in southern ... Read more...

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Anna may end vow of silence in three, four days


October 31st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Anna Hazare Monday said he plans to end his vow of silence in three to four days and would undertake a tour of ... Read more...

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After England win, Dhoni says ‘Happy Diwali’ to countrymen


October 26th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) After mauling England by 95 runs in the fifth and last ODI of the series for a 5-0 whitewash, a beaming Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni Tuesday ... Read more...

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