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Sri Lanka to boost domestic cricket


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 3 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Cricket Board Monday said it will take measures to boost their domestic cricket after its first ever Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) concluded ... Read more...

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Worthington to team up with Schwarzenegger?


July 25th, 2012 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 25 (IANS) "Avatar" star Sam Worthington is reportedly in talks to star alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in David Ayer's "Ten".According to variety.com, the details of Worthington's role ... Read more...

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Israel’s Mossad agent dies in accident (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 18 (IANS) An agent with Israel's Mossad who commanded hundreds of covert missions in two decades of service was killed Monday in a biking accident, a media report ... Read more...

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Israel’s Mossad agent killed


July 18th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 18 (IANS) An agent with Israel's Mossad who commanded hundreds of covert missions in two decades of service was killed Monday in a biking accident, a media report ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-un’s mystery woman revealed: Hyon Song-wol


July 11th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pyongyang, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mystery woman who accompanied North Korean leader on many official outings is none other than Hyon Song-wol.She is a popstar whose hits include Excellent Horse-Like Lady, ... Read more...

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North Korean leader ‘having affair with married singer’


July 11th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) North Korea's Kim Jong-un is having an affair with a previously married singer who has been pictured with the leader at several recent events, media reports ... Read more...

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Brazil in bid for athletics Diamond League stage


June 6th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rido De Janeiro, June 6 (IANS) Brazil's athletics confederation is in talks with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to host a stage of the elite Diamond League in ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily wonders why no tax on agriculture


May 31st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) For decades Pakistan has "flirted with the idea of imposing taxes on the agricultural sector", but the effort has met with little success, rued a leading ... Read more...

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‘Shanghai’ to be premiered at IIFA


May 6th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Dibakar Banerjee's much-awaited "Shanghai" will be premiered at the 13th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) event starting June 7 in Singapore.The movie, ... Read more...

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Bomber held in Georgia


May 5th, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man has been arrested in Georgia for allegedly planting an explosive device near the prosecutor's office in the western city of Zugdidi."The suspect was ... Read more...

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England lose, Spain held in U-17 Euro qualifiers


March 29th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), March 29 (IANS) Hosts Georgia pulled off a surprise 1-0 win over England while Spain and Ukraine played to 2-2 draw in the second round of the group ... Read more...

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England beat Ukraine, Georgia tie Spain in Euro 2012 U-17


March 27th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), March 27 (IANS) England narrowly beat Ukraine 1-0 while hosts Georgia forced a 1-1 draw against Spain in their Group three qualification for the 2012 UEFA European Under-17 ... Read more...

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Five Andhra Maoists arrested in Kolkata (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) Five Maoists from Andhra Pradesh were arrested from various parts of this West bengal capital city in a day-long operation, police said Thursday.Greyhounds, an elite commando ... Read more...

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Five Andhra Maoists arrested in Kolkata


March 1st, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) Five Maoists believed to be from Andhra Pradesh were arrested from various parts of Kolkata in a day-long operation, police said Thursday.Greyhounds, an elite commando force ... Read more...

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Borde, Mahita top in Chennai cycling race


February 26th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) Rahul Borde from Maharashtra won the Mens' National Race in the inaugural BSA Hercules Chennai Cycling race here Sunday, covering the 56 km course in 1:20.50 ... Read more...

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Sharmila Nicollet qualifies for Ladies European Tour final stage


January 12th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
La Manga (Spain), Jan 12 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet of India played tremendous golf under pressure to qualify for the Final Stage of the Ladies European Tour Q-School with a superb ... Read more...

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Congress trying reservation card in UP polls: BJP


December 24th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday alleged that the Congress was trying to make a place for itself in the Uttar Pradesh polls through ... Read more...

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Rod Marsh is manager of Australia’s cricket coaches


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper Rodney Marsh has been appointed manager of the country's cricket coaches.The newly-created role of the former head coach of the Global Academy in ... Read more...

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APOEL Nicosia make Champions League breakthrough


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nicosia (Cyprus), Dec 2 (IANS) APOEL Nicosia made history by becoming the first team from Cyprus to reach the pre-quarterfinals in the UEFA Champions League.APOEL's goalless draw at Zenit St. ... Read more...

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England upset Spain 1-0 in football friendly


November 13th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A Frank Lampard goal in the 49th minute was enough to secure an upset 1-0 win for England over world and European champions Spain in an ... Read more...

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Club of Rome’s Indian chapter launched


November 9th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Indian chapter of international think tank Club of Rome, which deals with various developmental issues, was launched Wednesday and will be headed by Tata ... Read more...

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Gandhi slams 92 in CK Nayudu Trophy


October 21st, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu, thanks to a fine 92 by skipper M Kaushik Gandhi, piled up 253 for nine in their first innings against Jharkhand on the first ... Read more...

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China Open: Foot injury forces Azarenka to concede pre-quarterfinal


October 6th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) World number four Victoria Azarenka of Belarus Thursday pulled out of the China Open tennis due to a foot injury after reaching the pre-quarterfinals.Azarenka said: ... Read more...

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Brij Lal to be Uttar Pradesh police chief


October 1st, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh top police official Brij Lal has been named as the state's new director general of police.A decision to the effect was taken by Chief ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Japan takes unbeatable 3-1 lead against India


September 18th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) Japan booked a place in the elite Davis Cup World Group for the first time since 1985 after Kei Nishikori dispatched Vishnu Vardhan 5-7, 3-6, ... Read more...

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India lose Champions Trophy


September 6th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) The 2011 men's Champions Trophy will not be held in India as originally scheduled but will be shifted to another venue which will be announced within ... Read more...

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Will Rod Marsh replace Hilditch?


July 10th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 10 (IANS) Legendary wicketkeeper Rodney Marsh may take over as the Cricket Australia (CA) chairman of selectors from Andrew Hilditch, who is under fire over Australia's Ashes loss ... Read more...

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Please pay taxes, Pakistani elite told


June 18th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistani Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has urged MPs and "all other well-off people" to pay taxes.Not only should they lead by example, but they must ... Read more...

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Kolkata-based Pailan Group likely to take over Indian Arrows


June 6th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Kolkata-based Pailan Group is likely to buy the All India Football Federation (AIFF)-owned Indian Arrows team, which was formed last year to prepare the national ... Read more...

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ICC accepts India’s stand on UDRS


June 4th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat Saturday admitted that there are technical problems with the Umpires Decision Review System (UDRS), which will not be ... Read more...

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Children protest against cigarette sale


May 28th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 28 (IANS) Ahead of the 'World No-Tobacco Day' on May 31, school children and members of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) held a protest rally outside the office of ... Read more...

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CA’s dispute over players’ payment may end soon


May 18th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 18 (IANS) The dispute over players' payment in Cricket Australia (CA) may finally end as a new pay contract could be agreed as early as next week.Australian Cricketers' ... Read more...

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FBI agents lack necessary skills to investigate cyber espionage cases: Report


April 28th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28(ANI): A U.S. Justice Department report has found that many agents attached to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)'s elite cyber unit lack the skills to investigate cases of cyberespionage ... Read more...

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Prateik Babbar to buy house in Goa


April 11th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) After shooting two movies in Goa, actor Prateik Babbar grew so fond of the land of sun and sand that he decided to buy a beach-facing ... Read more...

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FBI believed Hitler ‘faked his own death with a bogus suicide’ in 1945


April 10th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): America's FBI is set to reveal its secret files on Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, which details the agency's attempts to find him despite reports of his suicide in ... Read more...

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