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Olympics: Saina, Kashyap surge ahead; Leander-Vishnu go down fighting (Overall Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal inched closer to glory in the badminton event, while India's medal chances in doubles tennis evaporated after Leander Paes and Vishnu ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Saina bring joy (Intro Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal raised hopes with their scintillating displays to storm into the singles quarter finals on a mixed day for India ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap first Indian male shuttler in quarterfinals (India Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap scripted history by becoming the first Indian male shuttler to enter the singles quarterfinals at Olympics, but fancied archer Deepika Kumari suffered an opening ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee is India’s next president (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee will be India's 13th president. The former finance minister Sunday comfortably crossed the halfway mark with 558,000 votes to secure his journey ... Read more...

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RCB hopes to maintain winning spree


April 25th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) With three wins on the trot - two away and one at home - an upbeat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will take on defending champions Chennai ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha polls anytime after a year: Mulayam (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday asked his party workers to brace up for the Lok Sabha polls which he predicted could be held ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha polls can happen any time after an year: Mulayam


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday asked his party workers to brace up for the Lok Sabha polls which he predicted could be held ... Read more...

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Mamata’s tryst with the Eden


November 17th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Taking a break from tackling tricky issues of governance, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday spent some time on the cricket field feting Sachin ... Read more...

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After Hisar defeat, uphill task for Hooda in by-polls


November 7th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) Fresh from an embarrassing defeat in the Hisar Lok Sabha by-election, Haryana's ruling Congress and particularly Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda face a difficult task in ... Read more...

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Hyderabad has done Delhi a good turn (Ferozeshsh Kotla diary)


October 17th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) heaved a sigh of relief after India's emphatic victory over England in the first One-day International (ODI) in ... Read more...

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AFC U-16: India outplay Tajikistan to qualify for final phase


October 7th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Oct 7 (IANS) Indian boys trounced Tajikistan 4-1 in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-16 football qualifiers to make the final phase of the competition.With the win, India booked ... Read more...

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Namesakes seek to confuse pitch in Haryana by-poll


October 5th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 5 (IANS) Namesakes seem to abound in Haryana's poll politics. While Bhajan Lal, a stalwart of Haryana's dusty and defection-ridden politics, had to contend with five of ... Read more...

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Dravid rises in ICC rankings, Tendulkar drops to 4th


July 26th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Rahul Dravid, courtesy a brilliant hundred in the first Test between India and England at Lord's, has gained seven places to be 15th while teammate ... Read more...

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18 Assam ministers sworn in


May 27th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 27 (IANS) Eighteen ministers of the Tarun Gogoi-led Congress government in Assam were sworn in Friday two weeks after election results were declared.Governor J.B. Patnaik administered the oaths ... Read more...

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Gayle takes Royal Challengers to top of IPL table (Second Lead)


May 22nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) Orange cap top-scorer Chris Gayle took an upbeat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) table with an eight-wicket victory ... Read more...

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No leader of opposition for Assam?


May 14th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) For the first time in Assam, there will be no leader of opposition in the 126-member assembly with no party having the minimum required ... Read more...

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Congress needs to go in for image correction: Analysts


May 14th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Congress needs to go for an image correction as far as corruption is concerned with the 2G spectrum scam being one of the main ... Read more...

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Exeunt Left, enter Mamata and Jayalalithaa, stay on Congress (Afternoon Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Two mighty upsets, a photo finish and a third consecutive win... As the electoral jigsaw fell into place Friday, the political picture too changed ... Read more...

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Bangalore set for cracker of contest


March 6th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) A week after the high-octane India-England match ended in a dramatic tie, this tech-hub is set for another cracker of a contest Sunday afternoon, with an ... Read more...

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We will have to be at our best against India: Ireland coach


March 4th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 4 (IANS) A sensational upset against England has filled Ireland with hope, but coach Pete Johnston knows that India would be a tougher nut to crack when ... Read more...

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Bowlers cost us the game: Shakib


February 20th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan defended his decision to field first and said bowling cost them the opening World Cup match against India here Saturday.Replying ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Munaf set up Indian victory (Round up)


February 20th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) A flawless 175 from a rampaging Virender Sehwag backed by some disciplined bowling from Munaf Patel carried India to a 87-run win over Bangladesh in ... Read more...

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New Zealand completely outplayed Pak in Wellington ODI: Waqar


January 24th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 24(ANI): Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has admitted that his team was completely outplayed by New Zealand in the opening ODI in Wellington.A five-wicket haul from fast bowler Tim ... Read more...

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Southee’s fiver helps Black Caps thrash Pakistan in Wellington ODI


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 22(ANI): A five-wicket haul from fast bowler Tim Southee and a quickfire half-century from Jesse Ryder helped New Zealand beat Pakistan by nine wickets in the opening ODI at ... Read more...

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Strauss now wants England Ashes series victory


December 29th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 29 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss has urged his side to win the Sydney Test and ensure an Ashes series victory after retaining the urn by winning the fourth ... Read more...

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Australia ’slight favourites’ to reclaim Ashes urn: Mark Waugh


December 20th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 20 (ANI): Former opener Mark Waugh has said Australia's emphatic victory in the Perth Test has made them favourites to reclaim the Ashes.The 267-run win for Ricky Ponting's team in ... Read more...

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CWG Tennis: Bopanna advances in singles, out of mixed doubles (Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Nirupama Sanjeev gave a fright to top seeds Paul Hanley and Anastasia Rodionova of Australia before losing 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, in the ... Read more...

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India locked in battle of survival with West Indies


May 8th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bidgetown (Barbados), May 8 (IANS) India, battling for survival, need to play out of their skins when they meet hosts West Indies in the Super Eights of the World Twenty20 here Sunday. After ... Read more...

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Dada’s heroics, cheerleaders and music bowl over Eden crowd


April 2nd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) With Kolkata Knight Riders back to their winning ways after an emphatic victory over the Deccan Chargers, Kolkata and the hallowed Eden Gardens partied late into the night. The ... Read more...

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Pakistan need big win over South Africa in World Cup


March 5th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) With their hopes of a semi-final place receding fast, Pakistan need to force a big win as they take on the weakest Pool B side South ... Read more...

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Tuesday to unfold battle between two high-profile coaches


March 1st, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India's World Cup battle against Australia Tuesday will not only be played on the field but also in the minds of the master coaches ... Read more...

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India end Australia’s reign as No.1 Test team


February 18th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) India ended Australia's seven-year run at the top of the Test rankings as they will finish as the numero uno Test team this year (2009-10) after their emphatic ... Read more...

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India stay No. 1 Test team with emphatic victory at Eden (Round up)


February 18th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) India remain world's top Test team after winning the second cricket Test against South Africa by an innings and 57 runs in a nail-biting finish ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, India to sign three agreements and a MoU during Hasina’s visit


January 8th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Sandhya SharmaNew Delhi, Jan.8 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will arrive in India on an official visit starting January 10 to 13. It will be Hasina's first visit to ... Read more...

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Karnataka start as favourites against UP


January 2nd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 2 (IANS) Karnataka will be strong favourites against Uttar Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy semifinal beginning at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here Sunday. Karnataka have been in top form this season, ... Read more...

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