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Windies rally but facing huge task to beat Aussies


April 26th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 26 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies hit back in the last session with key wickets but Australia extended their lead significantly to leave the hosts with an enormous task ... Read more...

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Barman is new Congress chief in Left-ruled Tripura


April 21st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 21 (IANS) Three-time legislator Sudip Roy Barman has been named the chief of the Congress's Tripura state unit, sources said here Saturday. The new leader immediately vowed to ... Read more...

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Sehwag smashes fifty, India 92/2 at tea (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS) Virender Sehwag threw his wicket away after making a quickfire 62, leaving India at 92 for two in their second innings at tea on day ... Read more...

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India’s youngest ministry tasked to end open defecation


July 20th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India's youngest ministry has the enormous task of ridding rural areas of open defecation and unsafe drinking water with about 245 million people in the ... Read more...

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It is tough but Indian GP track will be ready, says Chandhok


July 6th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, July 6 (IANS) Indian Formula One driver Karun Chandhok says it will be tough for the inaugural Indian Grand Prix organisers to complete the work on the track near ... Read more...

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Popular singer Martelly elected as President of Haiti


April 5th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- Popular singer Joseph Michel Martelly on Monday was elected as the new President of Haiti after winning the run-off election, Le Nouvelliste newspaper reported on Tuesday.The 50-year-old ... Read more...

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Indian embassy begins NRI registrations in Oman


February 24th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Muscat, Feb.24 (ANI): The Indian mission starts online registration of Non-Resident Indians in Oman today.India's Ambassador to Oman Anil Wadhwa said, "We are in the process of creating a database of all ... Read more...

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India thrash New Zealand, win series 1-0 (Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 23 (IANS) India thrashed New Zealand by an innings and 198 runs in the third and final cricket test to win the series 1-0 here Tuesday.Ishant Sharma and Harbhajan ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games: Singapore stand between India and TT gold


September 8th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma (Attn Editors: This is the first of the previews discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games from Oct 3-14. The piece is on Table Tennis.)New ... Read more...

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Satellite images show mangroves shrinking


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) New satellite imagery shows an alarming shrinkage in mangrove forests worldwide. The imagery reveals that approximately 137,760 sq km of mangroves exist, which is 12.3 percent less ... Read more...

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Of Aamir Khan, KBC, And Amitbabh Bachchan


June 18th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Allright! He may have said in an interview to a news channel that he was never offered "Kaun Banega Crorepati 4' in the first place, but ... Read more...

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FBI chief meeting Indian officials, a proof of robust counter terror cooperation: US Envoy


February 23rd, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.23 (ANI): The United States Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer on Tuesday described the meeting between the visiting Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Robert Mueller with officials of ... Read more...

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UN consolidating relief, rescue efforts in Haiti (Lead)


January 16th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 15 (DPA) The United Nations has set offices to coordinate the enormous task of assisting Haitians devastated by the earthquake as international rescue teams combed Port-au-Prince for survivors, UN ... Read more...

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I can barely act, how can I direct: Amitabh (Lead)


January 15th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) He is one of India's best known actors. But a modest Amitabh Bachchan says he only knows how to "prepare, perform and push off" and is ... Read more...

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I can barely act, how can I direct: Big B


January 15th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) He is among the crème de la creme of Bollywood. Yet, megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he can hardly act and doesn't find himself capable of donning ... Read more...

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Satyam hunts for CEO, PM briefed on developments (Intro Roundup)


January 13th, 2009 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The fraud-hit Satyam Computers Monday began the hunt for a new CEO and will get a new auditor in two days to work out the correct financial ... Read more...

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Satyam’s new board hunts for CEO and CFO (Lead)


January 12th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The government-appointed board of directors for scam-hit Satyam Computers has begun the hunt for a new chief executive officer and a chief finance officer as part of measures ... Read more...

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