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Amarinder’s return to Punjab is news! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) Strange as it may sound, the return of Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh to the state and his proposed political tour make news in Punjab.The ... Read more...

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Hockey India to appoint high performance manager


August 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) In the aftermath of the London debacle, Hockey India (HI) Wednesday decided to appoint a high performance manager, who will oversee the affairs of all ... Read more...

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Never blamed Nobbs for London debacle: Shivendra


August 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) India's star forward Shivendra Singh said it was not chief coach Michael Nobbs but the team's planning that was responsible for the eight-time Olympic champions' ... Read more...

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England should not feel ashamed for defeat: Lescott


June 25th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 25 (IANS) England star Joleon Lescott feels that there is nothing to be ashamed of after the country suffered a penalty shootout debacle in the quarter-final of ... Read more...

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DU officials say no 100 percent cut-off this time


June 20th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Delhi University officials Wednesday reassured students that last year's 100 percent cut-off debacle will not happen again."Although the cut-off is expected to rise again due ... Read more...

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Dutch seek inspiration from 1988 Euro win


June 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 10 (IANS) The Netherlands began Euro 2012 with a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Denmark on Saturday in Kharkiv and despite heavy criticism in the ... Read more...

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Selectors to decide captaincy: Gambhir


June 8th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) After having thrown his hat in the ring, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir Friday refused to be drawn into the debate over India's Test captaincy ... Read more...

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Congress axes Pramod Tiwari as CLP leader (Lead, changing dateline)


June 6th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday removed senior leader and nine-time legislator Pramod Tiwari as the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader and replaced him with Pradeep Mathur."Congress president ... Read more...

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Imtiaz Ali was offered lead in ‘Dekh India Circus’ (Movie Snippets)


May 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, who has agreed to present and promote director Mangesh Hadawale's film "Dekh Indian Circus", was initially approached to play the lead ... Read more...

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Lalu to march to Bihar’s villages ‘to expose’ Nitish


May 14th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 14 (IANS) Having stayed away from the rough and tumble of Bihar politics for more than one-and-a-half years, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad says he will ... Read more...

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Congress MCD debacle: Dikshit indicates cabinet reshuffle


April 19th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) After the Congress's debacle in the Delhi municipal elections, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday hinted at a reshuffle in her government saying there is ... Read more...

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Defeat in Delhi civic polls a wake up call to Dikshit


April 19th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The loss in the capital's civic polls may not cause too much worry to the Congress at the centre but it has certainly dented ... Read more...

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Congress to monitor Akhilesh government (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Smarting from its electoral rout, the Congress Friday said it will monitor Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh.State Congress chief Rita Bahuguna ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb skips CPI-M meet


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister and politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is staying away from the 20th congress of the CPI-M starting Wednesday at Kozhikode in Kerala.Sources ... Read more...

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Congress scores in Karnataka, Gujarat, mauled in Andhra (Roundup)


March 21st, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Congress scored crucial victories in BJP-ruled Karnataka and Gujarat as well as in Kerala, but lost in all the seven assembly by-polls in ... Read more...

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Opposition Congress at receiving end (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Himachal Pradesh is finding itself at the receiving end after the party's poor showing in the recently held assembly polls in ... Read more...

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Early elections not ruled out: Rajnath


March 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 17 (IANS) Citing political uncertainty, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Saturday that early Lok Sabha elections cannot be ruled out.In view of the infighting within the ... Read more...

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Rita Bahuguna Joshi meets Sonia, offers to quit


March 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi Friday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and offered to step down following the party's poor performance in ... Read more...

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Kashmir abuzz with fallout of Congress debacle


March 8th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 8 (IANS) The Congress debacle in the Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Goa will impact the balance of power in Jammu and Kashmir where it is part of ... Read more...

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Test cricket is pretty tough for India: Chappell


March 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Former India coach Greg Chappell mocked the Indian team saying they are not fit for Test cricket. The former Australian captain went a step ahead ... Read more...

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Mayawati blames Congress, BJP, Muslims for rout (Fourth Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) After resigning as the Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Mayawati Wednesday blamed the rout of her Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Congress leaders meet to review poll performance (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi met key leaders here Wednesday to take stock of the party's dismal performance in the assembly elections in five states.According ... Read more...

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Congress defeat due to corruption: Ramdev


March 6th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday said the Congress's defeat in assembly elections, mainly in Uttar Pradesh, was due to its failure to curb ... Read more...

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BJP’s Uma calculations go wrong


March 6th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Brought back to the party fold with an eye to backward caste votes, Uma Bharti's presence does not seem to have helped the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Kamat resigns as Goa chief minister


March 6th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Digambar Kamat Tuesday resigned as chief minister of Goa and blamed his Congress party's sidelining him ahead of the assembly elections for the debacle ... Read more...

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Rahul takes blame for UP debacle (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday accepted responsibility for the party's disastrous showing in Uttar Pradesh where he aggressively led the election campaign."I fought, ... Read more...

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UP results not a setback: Congress ministers


March 6th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Refusing to call the Uttar Pradesh result a debacle, the Congress Tuesday said its anti-Mayawati campaign succeeded but it could not capitalise on the ... Read more...

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No more puppy love, romance matures on telly


March 5th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The girl-meets-boy story is passe on the Indian small screen. The experimentation with mature themes like remarriage and middle age love is evident in shows ... Read more...

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Ex-boyfriend not interested in Kim Kardashian


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 2 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian has been left devastated after being told by her ex-beau Reggie Bush that he just wants to be friends.The 31-year-old was trying ... Read more...

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Challenger Launch halter Roger Boisjoly dies


February 8th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Utah, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Roger Boisjoly, who is better known as the person who tried to halt the launch of the Challenger shuttle has died. Actually he died in January 2012, ... Read more...

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Kapil ashamed but says time to back India team (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev Friday said he was ashamed with the cricket team's performance Down Under but felt that under-fire captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni ... Read more...

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Laxman nixes retirement reports


January 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 18 (IANS) India's veteran middle-order batsman V.V.S. Laxman has squashed reports of his retirement following his poor performance in the ongoing Test series against Australia.Laxman, who has ... Read more...

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Why blame only Laxman, asks Gambhir


January 17th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 17 (IANS) India's opening batsman Gautam Gambhir Tuesday said it was unfair to single out veteran batsman V.V.S. Laxman and admitted that the whole team has let ... Read more...

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Batting failure caused debacle in Australia: Srikkanth


January 15th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth Sunday lamented that India's "best team" failed miserably in Australia with two consecutive innings defeats, while cricket board president N. ... Read more...

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Sonia blames BJP’s ‘real face’ for debacle (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying it had showed "its real face" by spiking a move to give ... Read more...

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