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Kvitova rises to fifth in world rankings


August 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic rose to fifth in the new WTA rankings published Sunday after winning the New Haven Open.Kvitova defeated Russia's ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Pakistan on track for worst finish


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) Two-time champions Pakistan are heading for their worst finish in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup after a 16-run loss to the West Indies at Endeavour ... Read more...

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Indians second-most curious about education: Study


August 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Indians ranked second in search queries related to education, a study released here by search engine Google India said Wednesday.The list, topped by the US, ... Read more...

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Bundesliga leaders Dortmund five clear of Bayern with win over Cologne


March 26th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 26 (IANS) Front-runners Borussia Dortmund crushed Cologne 6-1 while Stuttgart wrapped a lucky 1-0 win over Nuremberg in Bundesliga football.The "BVB" humbled struggling Cologne when they turned ... Read more...

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Bayern on top with unconvincing victory over Wolfsburg


January 29th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 29 (IANS) Bayern Munich carved out an unspectacular 2-0 win over Wolfsburg to stay at the top of the Bundesliga football while defending champions Borussia Dortmund beat ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister criticises corruption survey


December 30th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islambad, Dec 30 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik has criticised Transparency International Pakistan's (TIP) corruption survey that showed the armed forces being amongst the least corrupt while police and land ... Read more...

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Corruption survey: Pakistan military included for first time


December 29th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has included the military for the first time in a survey that shows the defence being amongst the least corrupt while police ... Read more...

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Schumacher top overtaker in 2011 F1 season


December 25th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Michael Schumacher might have had another tough year in Formula One after his return, but he ended the 2011 season as the top overtaker, according to ... Read more...

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US tops list of global charity


December 21st, 2011 - 6:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has topped a list of countries taking part in charity, followed by Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Russia was ranked 130th in the ... Read more...

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LSU tops the BCS rankings


November 28th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The complexity of the BCS rankings saw the Stanford Cardinal moving to the fourth position when they figured a win was taking them to No. 5. ... Read more...

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Ojha breaks into top-15 of ICC Test rankings, India remain second


November 27th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 27 (IANS) India spinner Pragyan Ojha has broken into the top-15 of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test bowlers' rankings for the first time in his career ... Read more...

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‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part I’ rakes in $283 million


November 21st, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Twilight movie “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1” raked in almost $300 million to become the number at the Box Office. Grossing about ... Read more...

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Somdev, Sania unchanged in rankings


October 24th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza's singles ranking remained unchanged on the ATP and WTA charts Monday.Somdev continues to be at 84 in the ... Read more...

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Somdev unchanged at 84 in ATP rankings


October 17th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman remained static on 84 in the men's singles rankings while Sania Mirza gained two places in the women's singles charts released ... Read more...

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Chittesh, Maini brothers emerge champs in National Rotax Karting


September 4th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Chittesh Mandodi (Mohite?s Racing Academy) from Kolhapur and Bangalore siblings Arjun and Kush Maini emerged champions in the senior, junior and micro max categories in the ... Read more...

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United Sports Club gets new sponsor


August 4th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) City-based I-League team United Sports Club Wednesday roped in Prayag Group of Industries as its title sponsor for the next six years. The soccer club will ... Read more...

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Indian women lose in hockey Champions Challenge I


June 25th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team lost 0-2 to South Africa in the playoffs in the Champions Challenge I tournament at Dublin.India will now play Azerbaijan for ... Read more...

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South Africa-West Indies match can be riveting (Preview)


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The West Indies are no longer the invincible force they once were, though on paper they look good enough to give South Africa a run ... Read more...

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National Games: Gurumit Singh of Jharkhand wins gold in 20 km walk


February 17th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 17 (IANS) Gurumit Singh of Jharkhand won the gold in the 20 km walk event at the 34th National Games here Thursday.Mani Ram Patel of Madhya Pradesh won the silver ... Read more...

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Askmen’s Most Desirable Woman 2011: Blake Lively Wins The Race


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The results of the AskMen Most Desirable Woman 2011 are out and the winners may surprise a number of people. The top spot in the poll ... Read more...

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Helping someone in need is the best way to make yourself happy


January 17th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that the best way to make yourself happy is to help someone in need.Hearing an unexpected compliment was second on the list, ... Read more...

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India maintains top spot in ICC Test Championship


January 7th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 7(ANI): India continues to dominate the ICC Test Championship following the drawn Test series against South Africa.The Proteas, who started the series against India on 116 ratings points, have gained ... Read more...

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Rihanna Tops Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart Again!


November 26th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
If we go 10 weeks back, the ‘Only Girl’ was at top three during its debut and now after many ups and downs, it has managed to reach the highest level. ... Read more...

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South Africa retains second spot in ICC Test ranking despite draws against Pak


November 25th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 25(ANI): Second-ranked South Africa and sixth-placed Pakistan have moved in different directions in the ICC Test Championship table after their two-Test series ended with both games drawn.South Africa had ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Advani wins gold, shooters silver and bronze (Evening Lead)


November 14th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) World champion cueist Pankaj Advani gave India its first gold medal of the 16th Asian Games while shooters added a silver and bronze on the second day ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Shooters add to India’s medals tally, Pankaj in sight of gold (Afternoon Lead)


November 14th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) Shooters added a silver and a bronze to India's medals tally while world champion cueist Pankaj Advani kept alive hopes of defending his gold medal as he made ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Shooters add silver, bronze to India’s medals tally (Lead)


November 14th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) India's women shooters won the team silver in the 10 metres air pistol event while in the men's event Vijay Kumar bagged the individual bronze at the Asian ... Read more...

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Asian Games shooting: Vijay wins bronze in 10m air pistol(Lead)


November 14th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) India's Vijay Kumar won bronze in the men's 10 metres air pistol event at the Asian Games while the team finished fourth here Sunday.Vijay scored 680.4 points (579+101.4) ... Read more...

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Best city cars in 2010 for urban driving


October 25th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Consumer Reports have come up with the Best City Cars for 2010. The list consists of mostly fuel-efficient cars.Not surprisingly hybrid cars dominate the list. ... Read more...

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Study: BMW drivers are UK’s angriest motorists


October 15th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The next time you see a motorist on BMW on the streets of the United Kingdom, you might consider the way you approach him or her. This ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: India surpass Melbourne medal tally, gold count falls (Roundup)


October 13th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) After a medal winning streak, disappointment was in store for India on the final day of the shooting competition Wednesday as the hosts failed to ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: Heena gets silver, Jung bronze, Gagan fails to qualify


October 13th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The last day of the shooting competition at the Commonwealth Games here was a disappointment for India as pistol shooters Heena Sindhu missed the gold by 0.3 ... Read more...

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CWG: India continue winning spree on day-3 with 10 Gold, 7 silver, 4 bronze medals


October 6th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Indian wrestlers and shooters continued their winning spree on the third day of the Commonweatlh Games, as they pushed the Indian medal tally to 21; bagging ... Read more...

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CWG: India bags 10th Gold medal, as wrestler Rajender beats Azhar of Pakistan in 55 Kg


October 6th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Indian wrestler Rajender Kumar on Wednesday beat Pakistani wrestler Azhar Hussain in the final match of Greco Roman wrestling competition in the 55 kilogram category, during ... Read more...

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Tendulkar climbs to third spot in ICC rankings


October 6th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Oct. 6 (ANI): India's master batsman Sachin Tendulkar has moved into third position in the latest Reliance Mobile ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen which were released on Wednesday.The 37-year-old ... Read more...

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