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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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Kenya orders probe into poor performance at London Olympics


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 22 (IANS) Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki ordered the Ministry of Sports to move fast and establish the cause of the country's dismal performance at the recently concluded London ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India crushed 1-4 by South Korea


August 5th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian hockey team's poor performance in the London Olympics continued as they suffered their fourth consecutive loss, going down 1-4 to South Korea in their ... Read more...

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Cuba expecting better show at London Olympics


July 19th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 19 (IANS) The Cuban delegation is heading to London for the 30th Olympic Games without the usual medal forecast, saying it just hopes to improve on its dismal ... Read more...

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Brilliant Gayle, Samuels give West Indies 2-0 lead


July 8th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle struck a record-breaking 20th One-Day International century while Marlon Samuels hammered his first in six years as the West Indies brushed aside hapless ... Read more...

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Daredevils beat Kings XI to march into IPL play-offs (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Table toppers Delhi Daredevils became the first team to qualify for the play-off stages of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they beat Kings ... Read more...

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Chargers hope for better luck against Knight Riders


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Deccan Chargers who are still looking for their first win in the current edition of the Indian Premier League, Monday exuded confidence of reversing their ... Read more...

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Did loud mouth ministers script Congress debacle in UP?


April 6th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 6 (IANS) Did loud mouth central ministers script the Congress debacle in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls?While party leaders officially refuse to say much, insiders admit the ... Read more...

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‘Congress to monitor Akhilesh government’s performance’


April 6th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Smarting from its poor showing in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the state Congress said Friday it would monitor the performance of the Akhilesh ... Read more...

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Prepare for 2014 general elections, Rahul tells Congressmen


April 5th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday exhorted the party's candidates who contested the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls to unitedly start working for the 2014 ... Read more...

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Rahul to review UP poll results Friday


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Having taken responsibility for the Congress' dismal performance in last month's Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will review the results ... Read more...

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76 percent RTE violations remain unresolved (April 1 marks two years of the Right to Education Act)


March 31st, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Two years after the government's flagship education programme came into force, its monitoring body has not been able to resolve as much as 76 percent ... Read more...

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Watson not surprised by spirited Windies


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (St. Vincent), March 22 (IANS/CMC) Australia captain Shane Watson says the West Indies' fighting spirit in the ongoing five-match One-day international series has not come as a surprise. West Indies ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh BJP chief offers to quit


March 8th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) Taking responsibility for the dismal performance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, state unit chief Surya Pratap Shahi has ... Read more...

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Congress should understand regional aspirations, say experts


March 8th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Following its dismal performance in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress needs to urgently work out its strategy for the 2014 general elections, start rebuilding the ... Read more...

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Party organisation weak in UP: Sonia (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Congress organisational structure in Uttar Pradesh was weak, party president Sonia Gandhi said Wednesday after the dismal performance (28 of 403 seats) in ... 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 leaders meet to review poll performance


March 7th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi met key leaders here Wednesday to assess the party's dismal performance in the assembly elections in five states.According to sources ... Read more...

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Gloom at Congress headquarters after dismal performance


March 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A sense of gloom prevailed at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters here Tuesday following the party's poor performance in state assembly elections, ... Read more...

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Not happy with results: Rajiv Shukla


March 6th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Rajiv Shukla said Tuesday the party was not happy with its performance in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab."We are ... Read more...

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Economic growth falls to 3-year low at 6.1 percent (Roundup)


February 29th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India's economic growth slumped to a near three-year low of 6.1 percent in the quarter ended December due to poor performance of manufacturing and mining ... Read more...

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GDP logs slowest quarterly growth in 3 years (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India's economy has logged its slowest pace of quarterly expansion in three years with gross domestic product (GDP) rising by a mere 6.1 percent in ... Read more...

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GDP growth at 6.1 percent in December quarter


February 29th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India's economy has logged its slowest pace of quarterly expansion in the recent past, with gross domestic product (GDP) rising by a mere 6.1 percent ... Read more...

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Sahara’s withdrawal fresh crisis for beleaguered cricket, BCCI


February 4th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Facing tough times following the Indian team's dismal performance, poor crowd response in home internationals, and challenge from Formula 1 racing, the Indian cricket board Saturday ... Read more...

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Senior cricketers not retiring, says Indian team management


January 28th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 28 (IANS) The Indian cricket team management Saturday denied reports claiming retirement of its senior players following a 0-4 Test series whitewash in Australia."The team management categorically ... Read more...

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India staring at third big defeat in Australia (Roundup)


January 14th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) Indian batting crumbled yet again after a good show by pacer Umesh Yadav, who bagged his maiden fifer, on the second day of the third ... Read more...

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India crash yet again, Warner smashes 4th fastest Test century (Roundup)


January 13th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) On a pitch India were shot out for 161, explosive Australian opener David Warner smashed the fourth fastest Test century in an unbroken first-wicket stand ... Read more...

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Expected us to do better in Australia, says Dravid


January 5th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) India's batting great Rahul Dravid said he expected his team to perform better in Australia than what it did on the disastrous summer tour of England.India ... Read more...

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Sensex recovers to close 132 points higher


December 13th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Helped by some late buying in heavyweight scrips, a benchmark index for Indian equities Tuesday rose sharply in the last hour of trade and closed ... Read more...

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Dravid attributes team’s dismal run to rare batting failure


August 22nd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Rahul Dravid, India's lone consistent performer in the ongoing Test series against England, has attributed his team's dismal performance to a "rare" collective batting failure.Dravid, who ... Read more...

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Nobody to be blamed for India’s performance: Srikkanth


August 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) National cricket selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth Sunday ruled out fatigue behind India's dismal performance against England and said "nobody is to be blamed" for it.India ... Read more...

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25 percent of CWG tickets were unsold: CAG


August 6th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) While thousands of people were not able to get tickets for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG), the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) ... Read more...

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Rahul needs to demonstrate a broader vision for nation (Comment)


July 9th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Since Rahul Gandhi's most notable political success was the Congress' unexpectedly good showing in Uttar Pradesh's 2009 parliamentary polls, when it won 22 of the 80 seats, it is not ... Read more...

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Indian bowlers strike hard after batsmen fail (Roundup)


June 29th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 29 (IANS) Indian bowlers atoned for the dismal performance of the batsmen as they reduced the West Indies to 30 for three after an absorbing first ... Read more...

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We lacked killer-instinct: West Indies skipper


June 12th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Antigua, June 12 (IANS) West Indies skipper Darren Sammy has lamented the lack of "killer instinct" in his team that saw India taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in the ... Read more...

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