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David for Edinburgh Cup golf


September 10th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 10 (IANS) David D'Souza qualified for the Duke of Edinburgh Cup golf tournament to be held at the Windsor Castle in England from Sep 30 to Oct 4 ... Read more...

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Top amateurs for golf festival


September 5th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) India's top amateur golfers will compete in the three-day Toyota Karnataka Golf Festival commencing at the Karnataka Golf Association course here Thursday.The fourth edition of South ... Read more...

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No binding agreements for India on emission cuts: Natrajan


December 27th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Tuesday assured parliament that India will not sign any binding agreement for carbon emissions reduction.Giving clarifications on her Rajya Sabha statement ... Read more...

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Spiritual guru favours carbon tax


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Spiritual guru Sohom Baba, one of the UN appointed observers at the recently concluded climate summit at Durban, South Africa, Thursday called for imposing carbon tax ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UN says Canada’s withdrawal from Kyoto Protocol ‘regrettable’


December 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations has expressed its regret after the Canadian government decided to withdraw from the 1997 Kyoto Protocol agreement on climate change, officials said."I regret that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

No point in Kyoto pact extension without US, says Britain


November 16th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) While supporting the extension of Kyoto Protocol, Britain says it won't be good for the European Union (EU) to sign up for a second commitment ... Read more...

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BASIC countries meet in China for climate talks


October 30th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) With barely a month left for the global climate change negotiations in Durban, ministers from BASIC countries (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) will hold ... Read more...

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Experts back India’s tough line at climate change talks


October 16th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) With India proposing the inclusion of some of neglected issues in the agenda of the UN climate change negotiations in Durban later this year, experts ... Read more...

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‘Global community should pick up speed for solution to climate change’


May 13th, 2011 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 13 (IANS) The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres Thursday urged the international community to "pick up speed" on the next step ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release ship with all Indian crew


April 16th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 16 (IANS) Somali pirates have released a Panama-flagged ship with a 15-member Indian crew after months in captivity, Xinhua reported Saturday.Andrew Mwangura, maritime editor of the Somalia Report, ... Read more...

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India elect to bat against South Africa


January 15th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 15 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat against South Africa in their second One-day international cricket match here Saturday.Both the teams did ... Read more...

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Amla recalled to SA’s Twenty20 squad


December 29th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 29 (IANS) Hashim Amla was Wednesday recalled to South Africa's Twenty20 squad for the one-off match against India Jan 9 while Jacques Kallis, Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel were rested ... Read more...

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Kallis emerges unhurt from car accident (Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 21 (IANS) South African batsman Jacques Kallis was involved in a freak car accident here in the wee hours Tuesday but was unhurt and will be available for the ... Read more...

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Kallis injured in car accident


December 21st, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 21 (IANS) South African cricketer Jacques Kallis, Man of the Match in the first Test against India, was involved in a freak car accident here in the wee hours ... Read more...

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Neil Bhatt Thanks South Africans For Their Love


August 14th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Neil Bhatt talked to TellyCafe about his recent visit to the Eastern Bridal Fair, which was held at Durban (South Africa). After inviting Dev (Avinash Sachdev) and ... Read more...

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Kids learn a great deal by imitating adults


May 4th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 4 (IANS) A particular kind of imitation in which a child copies everything an adult shows them appears to be a universal human activity rather than something the children of ... Read more...

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Children’s copycat behavior is universal


May 4th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A particular kind of imitation - overimitation, in which a child copies everything an adult shows them - appears to be a universal human activity, rather than something ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s ashes scattered in Indian Ocean


January 31st, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Durban (South Africa), Jan 30 (DPA) Some of the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were scattered in the Indian Ocean along South Africa's east coast Saturday, 62 years after his assassination. After his assassination ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes immersed in Indian Ocean


January 30th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (South Africa), Jan 30 (ANI): Over sixty years of his assassination, the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were immersed in the Indian Ocean by his family in the early hours of Saturday.Members ... Read more...

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The first Miss Gibraltar Kaiane Aldorino to win the Miss World title


December 13th, 2009 - 3:20 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) History was created today in Johannesburg, when for the first time ever in the 59 years of the pageant’s history the Miss Gibraltar Kaiane Aldorino was ... Read more...

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How towns and cities cause extinction of local plants


October 9th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 9 (ANI): An international team of botanists has revealed how towns and cities cause the extinction of local plants.According to a report by BBC News, the team has compared extinction ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hollywood Calling for Ashmit Patel


August 22nd, 2009 - 8:37 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Having done a dozen of films in Bollywood, Ashmit now goes to Hollywood's sunset boulevard, ahem..."Florida Road' to be precise. Apparently, Ashmit has recently done a film "Florida Road' which is ready ... Read more...

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BIG Pictures’ Shob Charitro Kalponik selected for Durban Film Festival ‘09.


July 28th, 2009 - 5:24 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
BIG Pictures' Shob Charitro Kalponik selected for Durban Film Festival '09. BIG Pictures, motion picture brand of Reliance Big Entertainment's Bengali film directed by the maverick Rituparno Ghosh's "Shob Charitro ... Read more...

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World-wide condemnation follows Ahmadinejad rant


April 21st, 2009 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Geneva/Washington, April 21 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's strong rhetoric against Israel at a racism conference in Geneva Monday triggered a world-wide round of denunciations as a number of countries walked out ... Read more...

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US calls for end to Ahmadinejad’s ‘inflammatory rhetoric’ (Lead)


April 21st, 2009 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's comments against Israel at a conference Monday were "unacceptable" and would only serve to fuel racial hatred, the US State Department said. "Unfortunately, we've heard ... Read more...

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US boycotts UN racism conference


April 19th, 2009 - 6:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (DPA) The US said Saturday that it would boycott a UN conference on racism because of differences over Israel and the right to free speech. The conference, known as Durban ... Read more...

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Arthur says Durban ODI will be the key to how series against Oz goes


April 2nd, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (South Africa), Apr.2 (ANI): Proteas coach Mickey Arthur has described South Africa's first one-day-international (ODI) against Australia on Friday as "huge", and believes that it serve as a key indicator as ... Read more...

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Johnson ready to take on Smith


April 2nd, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (South Africa), Apr.2 (ANI): Australia's pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson has said that he is ready to take on South African skipper Graeme Smith in Friday's opening one-day international to be played ... Read more...

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Queensland pacer Laughlin eyeing Oz ODI berth


April 1st, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (South Africa), Apr.1 (ANI): Carpenter and pace bowler Ben Laughlin is hoping to make his one-day international debut some time in April in South Africa.Just a year ago, the Melbourne-born Queenslander ... Read more...

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Kallis may play ODIs against Australia


April 1st, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (South Africa), Apr.1 (ANI): South Africa have been buoyed by the news that all-rounder Jacques Kallis has been cleared of a groin strain and is rated a fair chance to play ... Read more...

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Laws needed to prevent Mahatma memorabilia auction: Ela Gandhi


March 20th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Hurt by the recent auction of her grandfather Mahatma Gandhi's memorabilia in New York, renowned human rights activist Ela Gandhi has stressed the need to enact ... Read more...

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Proteas have plan in place to stop Hughes onslaught


March 14th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 14 (ANI): South Africa has vowed to keep Australian opening sensation Phil Hughes under check after he hit two consecutive centuries against them.Following his maiden century in the second ... Read more...

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South Africa dump failed opener McKenzie and pace bowler Morne Morkel


March 11th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (South Africa), Mar.11 (ANI): South Africa have dumped opener Neil McKenzie and pace bowler Morne Morkel for the third Test against Australia that begins from March 19 in Cape Town. The ... Read more...

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Ponting describes opener Hughes as a joy to watch


March 9th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (South Africa), Mar.9 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has described talented young opener Phil Hughes as a joy to watch. Hughes, 20, has scored 326 runs already in Australia''s Test tour ... Read more...

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Microbicide gel offers promising HIV prevention method for women


March 6th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A vaginal microbicide gel has for the first time shown some promise to prevent HIV infection in women in a clinical trial involving more than 3,000 subjects ... Read more...

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