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China set to challenge US dominance in pool


July 11th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) Swimming prodigy Michael Phelps spearheads the US quest for pool dominance at the London Olympics as the team is ready for challenges from worldwide, including ... Read more...

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Sarita Devi advances in boxing world championship


May 13th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Qinhuangdao (China), May 13 (IANS) Asian Championship 2012 gold medalist Sarita Devi advanced to the next round in the 60 kg weight category by defeating Ayzanat Hajiyeva of Azerbaijan on ... Read more...

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Agra set for mega Mayawati rally


February 21st, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is set to hold a mega rally in Agra Tuesday, one of the biggest during the seven-phased assembly elections.People from ... Read more...

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Behold India’s unfolding democratic revolution (Comment)


August 24th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
A unique revolution is unfolding across India. No matter what is the immediate outcome of this popular upsurge, triggered by the inspiring determination of a 74-year-old man's refusal to eat food ... Read more...

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Thousands flock in as air show opens to public


February 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) AeroIndia Saturday became a grand public event with thousands of people, young and old, flocking to the venue to witness scintillating flight displays and breathtaking aerobatics by ... Read more...

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Vivek Oberoi to perform at National Games


February 12th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 12 (IANS) The 34th National Games will open here Saturday evening with Bollywood stars Vivek Oberoi, Amisha Patel and Sameera Reddy performing for the 33,000-strong audience.Jharkhand's ace archer Deepika Kumari ... Read more...

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Europe, US, other nations celebrate New Year with gusto, fireworks


January 1st, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
London/New York, Jan.1 (ANI): People from all walks of life celebrated the beginning of the new year with gusto and fireworks in Europe, the United States and in other parts of the ... Read more...

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Fog, mist in Britain may dampen New Year celebrations


December 31st, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Millions in Britain will see in 2011 at New Year's Eve celebrations tonight but cloud, fog and mist may dampen the annual firework displays in the capital. ... Read more...

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Martial artists mark thundering start to Games closure (Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A dazzling display of martial arts from the far corners of India kicked off the closing ceremony for the 19th Commonwealth Games here Thursday, promising a ... Read more...

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Pressure blamed Pakistan’s hockey loss to India


October 11th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Hugely disappointed by the crushing hockey defeat by India, Pakistanis are blaming the pressure of playing before roaring Indian fans for the Commonwealth Games humiliation.From ... Read more...

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CWG hockey: India crush Pakistan 7-4, face England in semis (Second Lead, superseeding earlier story)


October 10th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Riding high on near-hysterical support from the overflowing stands, India crushed Pakistan 7-4 to storm into the semifinals of the men's hockey competition at ... Read more...

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CWG hockey: India crush Pakistan 7-4, face Australia in semis (LEAD)


October 10th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Riding high on near-hysterical support from the overflowing stands, India routed Pakistan 7-4 to enter the semifinals of the men's hockey competition at the ... Read more...

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19th Commonwealth Games begin, marking the India moment (Roundup)


October 4th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain and Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) With song and dance, colour and culture, a touch of tradition and a dazzling display of technology, the rich tapestry that ... Read more...

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Spain end long wait for football’s Holy Grail


July 12th, 2010 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Viva Espania! Spain crowned their meteoric rise to football grandeur Sunday by lifting the World Cup for the first time in the country's history. Andres Iniesta netted the ... Read more...

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Lamps thanks Arsenal’s fans for booing Chelsea’s Cole


December 1st, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.1 (ANI): Frank Lampard has thanked Arsenal's fans for abusing Chelsea's Ashley Cole.Cole, who quit the Gunners for Chelsea in 2006, was booed every time he touched the ball ... Read more...

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Tickets to Britney’s Oz gigs on eBay for 99c!


November 13th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 13 (ANI): Britney Spears' Melbourne gigs are heading for the rocks it seems, as hundreds of tickets of her shows are available on eBay for as low as 99c.The ... Read more...

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Reminiscences of Egypt


June 16th, 2009 - 1:53 am ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service (CNS)Aha! To be in the land of the Pharaohs and of Cleopatras; to breathe deep the air of ancient civilization ; to marvel at the pristine ... Read more...

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Kerala readies for grand Thrissur Pooram festival


May 1st, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), May 1 (IANS) The final arrangements for the Thrissur Pooram, the most colourful temple festival of Kerala, were in full swing here Friday with police tightening security and artistes practising ... Read more...

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Combining mythology, phones and beehives to create fashion (With Images)


April 18th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Mythological tales, electrical wires, mobile phones, beehives, a mathematics mark sheet and even an experience with death - nine budding designers displayed their creativity inspired by all ... Read more...

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Pixographic art, Vadodara art and diplomatic art (Rainbow Palette: Weekly art column -With Images)


December 12th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) India is no stranger to ultra-modern art like installation art, digital art, mixed media art and video art. And the capital has just had a dazzling display ... Read more...

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Cosmic fireballs to dazzle the skies this week


November 4th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): A dazzling display of cosmic fireballs will light up the sky this week, in the form of an unusually good Taurid meteor shower.Meteors are bits of dust ... Read more...

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