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Qatar Airways signs pact with Wipro for IT solutions (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Doha/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Qatar Airways Wednesday said it has inked a long-term partnership with leading Indian IT company Wipro to develop new technological solutions.The agreement was signed in ... Read more...

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World Squash: India go down to Egypt in semis


July 17th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 17 (IANS) Title favourites and top seeds Egypt overwhelmed India 3-0, but not before surviving a tough fight in the semi-finals of the World Junior squash team championship ... Read more...

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Pinki files theft complaint against live-in partner


July 15th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Asiad gold medallist runner Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and committing rape, Sunday sought police protection and filed a theft complaint against her live-in ... Read more...

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New case filed against Pinki Pramanik


July 13th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Another case was filed against athlete Pinki Pramanik Friday, this time alleging a criminal breach of trust.After spending 26 days in jail, Asian Games gold medallist ... Read more...

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Pinki’s treatment unjustified: NCW


July 12th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) has said that athlete Pinki Pramanik was treated in an "unjustified manner" and it will send a team to ... Read more...

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Pinki Pramanik released from jail


July 11th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) After spending 26 days in jail, Asian Games gold medal athlete Pinki Pramanik was Wednesday released from a correctional home in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas ... Read more...

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World Junior Squash: Anaka, Mahesh in last eight


July 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 10 (IANS) India's Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony entered the quarterfinals of the World Junior Individual squash championship Tuesday in contrasting styles.Mangaonkar came through when his opponent Abdulla ... Read more...

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Former athlete Pinki Pramanik gets bail


July 10th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) A West Bengal court Tuesday granted bail to Asiad gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, who after being accused of being a male had been under judicial custody ... Read more...

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Pinki undergoes sex test


June 19th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently remanded in judicial custody for alleged rape, underwent a gender determination ... Read more...

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Pinki to undergo medical test Tuesday (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently remanded to judicial custody for alleged rape, will undergo a gender determination ... Read more...

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Pinki undergoes medical test, result Tuesday


June 18th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Asian Games athletics gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently remanded to judicial custody for alleged rape, underwent a gender determination test ... Read more...

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Kenya to allow athletes to compete abroad prior to Olympics


June 13th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 13 (IANS) Athletics Kenya (AK) will not deny elite athletes named in both the Olympics and Africa team a chance to compete at the Samsung Diamond League races ... Read more...

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Veiled Muslim women barred from entering France


June 13th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Three Saudi women were barred from entering France for refusing to remove their face veils, it was reported here Wednesday.A 2011 French law bans people from ... Read more...

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Bolt says 18 seconds a possibility for 200m


June 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 8 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt flirted with the idea of running 18 seconds in the 200 metres but reiterated that his immediate focus was to defend his ... Read more...

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Best paddlers did not make London cut: Chief TT coach


May 30th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India's best paddlers have not qualified for the London Olympics, says chief table tennis coach Leszek Kucharski who also feels that top star Sharath Kamal ... Read more...

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19 killed in mall fire in Qatar


May 29th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Doha, May 29 (IANS) At least 19 people, including 13 children, were killed and 17 others wounded in a fire at a shopping mall here in the Qatar capital, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Istanbul, Madrid, Tokyo vie for hosting 2020 Olympics


May 24th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, May 24 (IANS) Madrid, Tokyo and Istanbul became the finalists in the race for hosting the 2020 Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided Wednesday.Doha in Qatar and Baku, ... Read more...

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Easy draw for Sharath Kamal in TT Olympic qualifier


May 10th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Doha, May 9 (IANS) India's ace paddler and World No.83 Achanta Sharath Kamal has been handed a easy draw but his compatriot Anthony Amalraj and the Indian women may not ... Read more...

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Asian Snooker: Aditya beats Kuwait’s Mubarak


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Doha, Apri 22 (IANS) India's No. 1 snooker pro Aditya Mehta registered his second win at the 28th Asian Snooker Championships, beating Mubarak Alowais of Kuwait 4-0 here Sunday.Playing well ... Read more...

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Aditya eyeing gold at Asian Snooker


April 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) India's No.1 Aditya Mehta is all set to better his silver-winning performance at the Asian Snooker Championship 2012 to be held in Doha April 20-28. ... Read more...

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Indian paddlers upbeat as they leave for Olympic qualifiers


April 16th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) A lot will depend on how well the the six-member Indian table tennis squad, led by the experienced Achanta Sharath Kamal, uses the opportunity at ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’ (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’


April 7th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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India, Qatar to hold talks: Oil, Taliban on agenda


April 4th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India will seek to scale up its imports of oil and gas from Qatar when Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani holds talks ... Read more...

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Indian Wells: Sania-Vesnina crushed in finals


March 18th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 18 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina lost to American pair Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond in the women's doubles final of ... Read more...

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Two ‘terrorists’, 27 others killed in Syria blasts (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 17 (IANS) Syrian state-TV said Saturday that two "terrorists" were killed when their bomb-attached car exploded at the Palestinian camp of Yarmouk area south of the capital Damascus ... Read more...

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Istanbul world indoor athletics meet to have largest participation


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) The 2012 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Indoor Championships to be held from March 9 to 11 in Istanbul will become the biggest gathering ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina advance to finals in Dubai


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina edged out Shuai Peng of China and Chinese Taipei's Su-Wei Hsieh to book a place in the ... Read more...

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UAE-Brazilian firms sign deals worth $65 mn


February 21st, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 20 (IANS/WAM) Middle East and Brazilian companies have signed deals worth worth $65.3 million during the just-concluded Brazilian Trade Mission to the Middle East 2012, it was announced ... Read more...

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Gilani gets to see ancestor’s manuscripts in Qatar


February 8th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani saw his ancestor Sheikh Abdul Qadir Gilani's handwritten manuscripts, sitting mat and robe at a museum in Qatar.Gilani, who was ... Read more...

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Manavjit Sandhu, Imran Hassan qualify for London Olympics


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Doha, Jan 21 (IANS) Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Imran Hassan Khan secured Olympic berths on the concluding day of the Asian Shooting Championships here, ensuring India of at least 11 ... Read more...

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Asian Shooting: Vijay Kumar wins gold in standard pistol


January 20th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's pistol shooter Vijay Kumar won the gold medal in the standard pistol event in the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha Friday, but there was ... Read more...

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Don’t shut Hormuz, says China


January 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Jan 19 (IANS) The Strait of Hormuz should be kept open "under all circumstances", Chinese premier Wen Jiabao has said, in a clear warning to both Iran and the ... Read more...

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Asian shooting: India win silver and two bronze in team events


January 14th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A day after Abhinav Bindra bagged the gold, India Saturday won one silver and two bronze medals in the team events at the Asian ... Read more...

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Asian Championship: Bindra wins gold beating close rival Zhu


January 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra of India bagged his maiden Asian Shooting Championship gold beating his close rival China's Zhu Qinan by a margin of ... Read more...

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