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Court denies anticipatory bail to Kanda (Second lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former flight ... Read more...

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Chess: India upset leaders Spain


August 16th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) India 'A' scored a stunning 2.5 - 1.5 win over Spain to move into second spot with 9 match points after the sixth round of the ... Read more...

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India, Nigeria hope to have direct flights


August 16th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Aug 16 (IANS) India is set to review the Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) with Nigeria so that airlines can operate non-stop flights to both countries.Indian High Commissioner Mahesh ... Read more...

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Section of judiciary corrupt, says Mamata


August 14th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said a section of the judiciary was corrupt, claiming that there were instances where court judgments have been ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote: Non-bailable warrant against Hindustani


August 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday issued non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Sohail Hindustani, an alleged mastermind of the 2008 cash-for-vote scandal.Special Judge Sangita Dhingra Sehgal ... Read more...

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Blind Chess Olympiad: Britain, Spain top leaderboard


August 14th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) International Master Colin Crouch scored a crucial win in the last game as Britain joined Spain at the top of the table with eight match points ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Light heavyweight gold for Russia’s Mekhontsev


August 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Yegor Mekhontsev won his country's first boxing gold medal of the Olympics beating Kazakhstan's Adilbek Niyazymbetov on a tie-break in the final here at ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Carrazana wins flyweight gold for Cuba


August 12th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuba's Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana won gold in the Olympic men's flyweight (52kg) boxing category here at the ExCel Arena Sunday, beating Mongolian fighter Tugtsogt Nyambayar ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Gold for Uzbekistan in men’s 120 kg


August 12th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uzbekistan's Artur Taymazov won his third successive Olympic gold in the men's 120 kg freestyle wrestling Saturday, beating Georgia's Davit Modzamanashvili in a close final.The ... Read more...

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Daily aspirin dose cuts cancer risk in elderly


August 11th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A daily dose of aspirin for over-60s can cut their risk of cancer by up to 40 percent, the Telegraph reported saturday.A study found that those ... Read more...

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Medvedev vows to clear ruling party of spoilers


August 11th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has pledged to clear the ruling United Russia party of irresponsible members who damage its image."Our party members and leaders ... Read more...

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Russian ex-cop charged over dislike of ruling party


August 11th, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Prosecutors in Russia have brought extremism charges against a former policeman over calls to "commit crimes" against members of the ruling United Russia party.The 26-year-old ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Ireland’s Conlan, Russia’s Aloian take bronze


August 11th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bronze medals went to Ireland's Michael Conlan and Russia's Misha Aloian after they lost their respective flyweight semifinals at the London Olympics Friday.Saturday's final will ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Italy’s Mangiacapre, Mongolia’s Uranchimeg take bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy's Vincenzo Mangiacapre and Mongolia's Munkh-Erdene Uranchimeg won bronze in the men's Olympic 64kg boxing here Friday after losing their semi-finals.Cuba's Roniel Iglseias Sotolongo and ... Read more...

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China outraged as owner drops dog from 18th floor


August 10th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) A pet dog in China has survived a fall from an 18th floor apartment when its owner dropped it from the window after getting mad at ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Irishman ends Devendro’s dream run (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh narrowly missed out on a medal at the London Olympics Wednesday, putting up a brave fight against Irishman Paddy Barnes in ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Russia beat Lithuania to reach semi-final


August 8th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's men reached the semi-finals of the Olympic basketball tournament Wednesday, beating Lithuania 83-74 in a dramatic match here Wednesday.Andrei Kirilenko, who returned to the ... Read more...

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Advani still fighting trust vote in his mind: Congress


August 8th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday launched a scathing attack on BJP leader L.K.Advani for terming the UPA government "illegitimate", saying he was still "fighting" the 2008 ... Read more...

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SC calls for answersheets of Chhattisgarh judges’ exam


August 7th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Chhattisgarh government to place before it the original answersheets of some candidates who cleared an exam for recruitment of ... Read more...

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Company offers free beer to attract workers


August 7th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) An Australian company is so desperate to attract skilled workers that it is offering successful applicants free beer for a year, Daily Mail reported.Like most remote ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom keeps alive India’s medal hopes, hockey team crushed (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom kept alive the medal hopes for her country as women's boxing made its Olympic debut while the men's hockey team was ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom punches her way into quarters (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, India's medal hope in Olympic women's boxing, put on a valiant display as she downed a bigger Polish opponent Karolina Michalczuk to enter ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Saina


August 4th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulated Saina Nehwal on her winning the bronze medal in women's Badminton at the 2012 London Olympics, a statement from ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Vikas Krishan enters 69 kg quarterfinal


August 4th, 2012 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's Vikas Krishan kept alive hopes for an Olympic medal in boxing as he won the pre-quarterfinal bout to enter the last eight of the men's ... Read more...

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Strong iPad shipments drive tablet market growth


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) A record-setting unit shipments of Apple's iPad led to a better-than-anticipated growth for the tablet market during the second quarter of this year, a market ... Read more...

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Olympics badminton: Saina first Indian to reach semis (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal scripted history Thursday as she became the first Indian to reach the semifinals of the Olympics badminton event.The World No.5 defeated Danish ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Indian pugilist Jai Bhagwan boxed out


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's Jai Bhagwan was outboxed by Kazakh fighter Gani Zhailauov at the London Olympics and lost by a big margin in the pre-quarterfinals of the men's ... Read more...

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Pakistani who polished shoes in India sacked (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) A Pakistani official who sought to create inter-faith harmony by serving devotees in Sikh temples in Pakistan and India has lost his job.Mohammad Khursheed Khan, a ... Read more...

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Obama leads Romney in 3 swing states


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) A new poll brought good cheer to US President Barack Obama leads as it showed him leading Republican challenger Mitt Romney by at least 6 ... Read more...

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Hingis at peace with Olympic decision


August 1st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 1 (IANS) On the eve of the start of the mixed doubles event at the London Olympics, tennis legend Martina Hingis has said she has no regrets ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Manoj eases into pre-quarters


August 1st, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Indian boxer Manoj Kumar reached the pre-quarterfinals in the 64 kg class with a convincing victory over Serdar Hudayberdiyev of Turkmenistan at the London Olympics.The 25-year-old ... Read more...

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2G case: Ex-official says Raja took policy decisions


July 31st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Being the then telecom minister, A. Raja was the "final authority" to take decisions on policy matters, former department of telecommunications (DoT) official A.K. Srivastava ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap beats World No.11 to enter pre-quarters (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Olympic medal chances in badminton got a boost as Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles pre-quarterfinals in style, outplaying tenth seeded Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar opposes FDI in retail


July 31st, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 30 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday said that he was not in favour of foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail in the state and virtually ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian boxer Sangwan loses a bout he had ‘won’


July 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan went down 14-15 under controversial circumstances to Brazilian Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino in the round of 32 of 81kg category at the London ... Read more...

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