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Dakshin Dare Rally: Gill, Nataraj emerge champs


April 13th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, April 13 (IANS) There were no surprises in store as overnight leaders National Champion Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) took the honours in the four-wheeler class while Nataraj Rajanna ... Read more...

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Trucks to make debut in Desert Storm rally


February 19th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) As many as 143 vehicles, including huge AMW trucks, 4-wheel drive SUVs, Gypsys, two-wheelers and Moto Quads will be participating in the week-long Desert Storm ... Read more...

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Six-time ‘Raid’ winner in top gear again


October 10th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 10 (IANS) Suresh Rana, six-time winner and defending champion of Raid-de-Himalaya, one of the world's toughest off-road motor rallies beginning here Tuesday, will focus on preserving the vehicle ... Read more...

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Royal Enfield launches two leisure bikes


September 29th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Royal Enfield Thursday unveiled two new limited edition leisure bikes - Classic Chrome and Desert Storm. "Our customers have been demanding the Chrome model of Royal Enfield ... Read more...

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‘King of racers’ aims to conquer Mughal rally


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's Suresh Rana, or the 'king of racers' as he is popularly called, is aiming to conquer a motor rally that traverses through the historic ... Read more...

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Sidhu, Michael triumph in Desert Storm rally


February 27th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) In a dramatic turn of events, veteran Sunny Sidhu (co-driver Rohit Michael) won the Xtreme category title after overnight leader Harpreet Singh Bawa (Parminder) lost over an ... Read more...

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Bawa maintains lead in Desert Storm


February 26th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bikaner, Feb 26 (IANS) Despite a few hiccups, Harinder Singh Bawa (co-driver Parminder) from Chandigarh continued to lead the field in the premium Xtreme category as the Maruti Suzuki 9th Desert Storm ... Read more...

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Bawa maintains lead in desert car rally


February 26th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Bikaner, Feb 26 (IANS) Overnight leader Harpreet Singh Bawa maintained his top position in the Xtreme category as the Maruti Suzuki 9th Desert Storm Rally entered its home stretch here.Bawa (with co-driver ... Read more...

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Desert Storm motor sports rally’s special stage on


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhuj (Gujarat), Feb 22 (IANS) The 120 vehicles taking part in the Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm Rally arrived here on Tuesday after the flag-off from Ahmedabad to start the gruelling 107-km-long special ... Read more...

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Desert Storm Rally hits dust tracks Tuesday


February 21st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Ahmedabad, Feb 21 (IANS) One of India's most gruelling motorsport events, the Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm that covers 3,500 km over six days, will be flagged off here Tuesday afternoon ... Read more...

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Indian GP prompted Tata to back Karthikeyan


February 15th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The inaugural Formula One race in New Delhi later this year was one of the reasons that prompted Tata Motors to back Narain Karthikeyan's return to the ... Read more...

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Timothy Bradley Maintains Clean Slate


July 18th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The crowd at the Rancho Mirage were treated to a battle of quick punches and quicker intelligence as Timothy Bradley took on the so far undefeated ... Read more...

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Ali, Epton top in Dakshin Dare Rally (Lead)


June 13th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Ernakulam, June 12 (IANS) The Australian team of Niaz Ali and co-driver Kim Epton emerged winners of the second edition of the Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare Rally here Saturday, clocking four hours, ... Read more...

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Ali, Epton regain lead in Dakshin Dare rally


June 12th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Munnar (Kerala), June 12 (IANS) The Aussie pair of Niaz Ali and co-driver Kim Epton regained the lead at the end of the fourth leg of the Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare 2010 ... Read more...

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Rana, Naik forge ahead in motor rally


June 11th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 11 (IANS) Raid-de-Himalaya and Desert Storm winner Suresh Rana (co-driver Ashwin Naik), driving a Gypsy took the lead in the Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare rally on the conclusion of the ... Read more...

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Bodies of Polish Army chief, seven others returned to Poland


April 17th, 2010 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 17 (DPA) The body of Franciszek Gagor, the Polish Army's chief of staff, and the remains of seven other people were returned to Warsaw Friday after their deaths in ... Read more...

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Jeev shoots even par 72, drops to 10th in Dubai


February 5th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 5 (IANS) The conditions were far more benign, but this time Jeev Milkha Singh had problems scoring. Unable to find the touch that saw him sail through the desert ... Read more...

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James Cameron hits back at critics for calling ‘Avatar’ anti-military


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): James Cameron has hit back at critics who have called his blockbuster 'Avatar' "anti-military".The film, which has already become the second highest-grossing picture of all time, was panned ... Read more...

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Hovering American B-52 warplanes cause panic in Pak’s tribal areas


December 28th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec. 28 (ANI): The continuous hovering of America's heavy bomber aircraft, B-52 - capable of carrying nuclear and conventional weapons - has caused panic among residents of Pakistan's Tribal Areas.The Nation ... Read more...

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Raid-de-Himalaya champion aims to retain title


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 2 (IANS) Known as the 'King of Racers', Suresh Rana of Himachal Pradesh's Manali town is once again ready to test his nerves and his machine in the 11th edition ... Read more...

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Mary J. Blige Collaborates with Drake For “The One”


June 20th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
Mary J. Blige has collaborated with Canadian rapper Drake for her new single "The One", which got released on June 5, 2009. Blige's new album, the ninth one she was realized ... Read more...

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Suresh, Ashish leading in Raid-de-Himalaya rally


October 6th, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 6 (IANS) Suresh Rana and Ashish Moudgil were leading on Day Six of the tenth edition of one of the world's toughest motor rallies, Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalaya in the car ... Read more...

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The Lebanese siren who is creating a storm in the desert


May 3rd, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 3 (ANI): The Lebanese singer Haifa Wehbe, who had caused a desert storm in the Middle East over her provocative ways, is having the last laugh.The performance of the ... Read more...

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