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Negi maintain lead in Asian Chess


May 12th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), May 12 (IANS) Indian Grand Master Parimarjan Negi crushed the French Defense of Chinese GM Ding Liren in only 30 moves to keep his lead ... Read more...

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Pakistan daily fears UN sanctions over `strategic assets’


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Any further attempt on Pakistan's part to preserve its "so-called strategic assets" would further isolate the country and might even invite UN sanctions, warned ... Read more...

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New Zealand hopes to eradicate smoking by 2025


February 29th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 29 (IANS) New Zealand is aiming to eradicate smoking across the country by 2025, and health researchers have said the government needs to set a date to end ... Read more...

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Rumi, myth and cricket on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


October 20th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The book shelf this weekend is mostly meditative and spiritual.1. "Rumi: A New Translation"; Written by Farrukh Dhondy; Published by Harper Perennial; Priced at Rs.299"My ... Read more...

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Gaddafi told endgame is near: Medvedev’s envoy to Africa


June 14th, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian head of world chess Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visited Tripoli over the weekend with instructions to make it clear to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi ... Read more...

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‘US sees bin-Laden’s killing a chance to end Afghan war’


May 4th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): The Obama administration is trying to use Osama bin-Laden's death to accelerate a negotiated settlement with the Taliban and bring an end to the Afghan war, an ... Read more...

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Af-Pak-US meeting slated for May 3 in Islamabad: Husain Haqqani


April 30th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30(ANI): Trilateral talks between Pakistan, Afghanistan and the United States will be held on May 3 in Islamabad, Pakistan's Ambassador to Washington, Husain Haqqani, has said.He also rejected the assertions ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants US “to succeed in Afghanistan”: Husain Haqqani


April 28th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States, Husain Haqqani, has rejected the assertions made in a recent The Wall Street Journal report, which said that Islamabad was urging Afghan ... Read more...

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Pak rejects ‘Gilani urges Karzai to dump US, ally with Islamabad’ report as “baseless”


April 28th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): Pakistan has rejected the assertions made in a recent The Wall Street Journal report, which said that Islamabad was urging Afghan President Hamid Karzai to dump the United ... Read more...

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Gilani urges Karzai to dump US, team up with Pakistan, China: Report


April 27th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27(ANI): Pakistan is lobbying Afghan President Hamid Karzai against building a long-term strategic partnership with the United States, and urging him instead to look to Pakistan and its ally, ... Read more...

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Pak’s flawed Afghan policy of support to terror groups will bite back hard: Editorial


October 11th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 11(ANI): An editorial in a leading Pakistani newspaper has urged the Pakistan government to revisit the strategic depth in its Afghanistan policy.The editorial in the Daily Times said ... Read more...

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Anand wins final game to retain world chess title (Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, May 11 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand held his nerve and focus way better than his opponent Veselin Topalov here Tuesday to win the 12th and final game to retain his World Chess ... Read more...

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Anand draws sixth game with Topalov, maintains lead in match


May 2nd, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, May 1 (IANS) A third Catalan in as many white games for defending champion Viswanathan Anand saw a 56-move game draw that saw the Indian maintain his one-point lead over challenger ... Read more...

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‘Taliban arrests by Pakistan merely a tactic’


March 25th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) Recent arrests of high-profile Afghan Taliban leadership by Pakistan do not indicate a strategic change in Pakistan's counter-terrorism strategy but merely a tactic, says a leading South ... Read more...

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Cage to star in ‘The Hungry Rabbit Jumps’


September 8th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 8 (IANS) Oscar winning actor Nicolas Cage is set to star in the thriller "The Hungry Rabbit Jumps". According to hollywoodreporter.com, the movie will be directed by Roger Donaldson for ... Read more...

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Kolkata chess: Chanda’s wining run ends, but still leads


September 5th, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster Sandipan Chanda continued in the pole position but his all-win record was broken as he drew with Vietnamese GM Le Quang Liem in the fifth round ... Read more...

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Anand out of Mainz final for first time in 11 years


August 2nd, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mainz (Germany), Aug 2 (IANS) World Champion Viswanathan Anand, an 11-time winner in Mainz, bowed out before the finals at a venue which has become synonymous with his name. Anand lost two ... Read more...

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Pak army on horns of dilemma over how to tackle Taliban in Waziristan


June 19th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): As Pakistan looks to open new fronts against the Taliban and other extremists, and particularly against the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud in South Waziristan, some vital ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

`Resist US mediation on patrolling in Bay of Bengal’


February 10th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 10 (IANS) The US offer to Dhaka to assist in patrolling sea lanes in the Bay of Bengal would lead to "naval dominance" that would be detrimental to the interests ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Toby Maguire to star in ‘Hungry Rabbit’


April 7th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): Hollywood actor Tobey Maguire has been roped in to star in Endgame Entertainments next venture titled 'Hungry Rabbit'.The project is said to be a dramatic thriller on ... Read more...

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Endgame to produce film on Robert Tannen’s “The Hungry Rabbit Jumps”


April 5th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr. 5 (ANI): Production and co-financing company Endgame has acquired the filming rights of Robert Tannen's "The Hungry Rabbit Jumps". Tobey Maguire of Maguire Entertainment will produce the project, but details ... Read more...

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Four Grandmasters share lead at Kolkata Open


March 31st, 2008 - 11:16 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Four Grandmasters (GMs) - Krishnan Sasikiran, Koneru Humpy, Sandipan Chanda and Viktor Laznicka - share the lead after the eighth round Monday at the third Kolkata Open Grandmaster ... Read more...

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Rahman joins Dung-Laznica pair at top in Kolkata Open


March 28th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Grandmasters (GM) Nguyen Anh Dung of Vietnam and Viktor Laznicka of the Czech Republic settled for a quick draw between themselves in 21 moves Friday to remain at ... Read more...

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Sasikiran, Humpy settle for draws at Kolkata Open


March 25th, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Top seed Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran had to settle for a draw along with GM Koneru Humphy as the lower rated players ruled the roost on the top boards ... Read more...

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Anand draws, but extends lead to one point


March 4th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
Linares (Spain) March 4 (IANS) World Champion Viswanathan Anand did not take much time to draw his 11th round against Azerbaijani Teimour Radjabov and stay ahead of the pack with just three ... Read more...

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General Kiyani must become USs new man in Pakistan: Stratfor


January 3rd, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): The United States is finding it difficult to back President Pervez Musharraf in power with each passing day. And that means that a new personality, such as Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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