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Olympics Athletics: Sally Pearson fastest hurdler, reinstated Toufiq triumphs (Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Sally Pearson of Australia set a new Olympics record to win the gold in the women's 100 metres hurdles while reinstated Algerian Taoufik Makhloufi produced a ... Read more...

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Sun reaches 200 metres freestyle semis


July 29th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Sun Yang of China qualified for the semi-finals of the men's 200 metres freestyle with a convincing display in the first round of the competition.The ... Read more...

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German GP: Alonso zooms to second straight pole


July 21st, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One world championship leader Fernando Alonso stormed to pole position in a showery qualifying session at the German Grand Prix here Saturday.The Ferrari driver ... Read more...

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Bahrain GP a massive result for Force India: Di Resta


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Manama, April 22 (IANS) Force India driver Paul Di Resta feels that his sixth place finish here in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix was a massive result for the Silverstone-based team.Di ... Read more...

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South Africa’s Chad wins six golds at Swimming World Cup


October 9th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 9 (IANS) South Africa's Chad le Clos became the star of the FINA/Arena Swimming World Cup by bagging six gold medals.Le Clos, 19, raced in six events in ... Read more...

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Abhirath, Jehan dazzle in final round of Rotax Karting


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Bangalore schoolboy Abhirath Shetty (Meco Racing) authored one of the better scripts of the day with a stunning win over favourite and championship leader Kush Maini ... Read more...

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Double for Ameya, Diljith in JK Tyre National Racing


July 17th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) In a dramatic turn of events, B. Bala Vijay, a biker turned car racer who gave a fine demonstration of defensive driving to hold off Diljith ... Read more...

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Force India’s Di Resta 11th in Canadian GP qualifier


June 12th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal, June 12 (IANS) Force India's Paul di Resta narrowly missed out on a top-10 position on the starting grid while Adrian Sutil had to settle for 14th place ... Read more...

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Games baton passed to Glasgow


October 15th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Glasgow (Scotland), Oct 15 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games baton was officially passed to Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, at a glittering 1.8 million-pound ceremony marking the closure of the Delhi Games, media ... Read more...

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Fashion Brand Max Unveiled At The Miss Bangalore Beauty Pageant


October 13th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Miss Bangalore, one of the most important beauty pageants in the state of Karnataka in India, has gone underway with 14 beautiful ladies trying their luck ... Read more...

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Timeline of Commonwealth Games inauguration ceremony


October 3rd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Here is the timeline of the 19th Commonwealth Games opening ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday evening.19:00: Opening film showcasing India to world (duration ... Read more...

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Carl Edwards Wins Over Brad Keselowski


July 18th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Saturday after some bumpy frantic final rounds Carl Edwards was ultimately able to put behind Brad Keselowski and win the Nationwide Dodge Dealers 250. The ... Read more...

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Kalmadi flags off motorcycle rally to promote Commonwealth Games


June 13th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): Suresh Kalmadi, Chairman of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, flagged off the motorcycle rally, called 'Delhi 2010 Riders-Delhi to Leh Rally', in New Delhi on Sunday to promote ... Read more...

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Hamilton breaks Red Bull ‘qualifying domination’ to grab Canadian GP pole


June 13th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Montreal, June 12(ANI): McLaren Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has broken Red Bull team's domination of qualifying this year to take the pole position in a thrilling session for Sunday's Canadian Grand ... Read more...

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Button warns team mate Lewis about fight till very last race


June 1st, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): Formula One champion Jenson Button has warned McLaren team mate and ex-Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton that while their relationship will survive the heat of a title fight, ... Read more...

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Twins head for Germany, apex court seeks law on surrogacy (Lead)


May 26th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) As the last hurdle was cleared Wednesday in the travel of surrogate twins to Germany with their natural father Jan Balaz, the Supreme Court said the central ... Read more...

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Mauricio Shogun Rua Kicks His Way Into Heavyweight Title


May 9th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Carson, California, May 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The light heavyweight title at the Ultimate Fighting Championship that was held on Saturday, May 8, was taken away by Mauricio Shogun Rua. He ... Read more...

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Sutil to start at 10th position in Chinese Grand Prix


April 17th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 17 (IANS) Force India experienced a mixed qualifying session at the Chinese Grand Prix Saturday. Adrian Sutil will start the race from 10th position, but there was disappointment for Vitantonio Liuzzi, ... Read more...

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Aparna Sen’s ‘Japanese Wife’ a contrived tale, disappoints (IANS Movie Review, Rating: **)


April 10th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "The Japanese Wife"; Starring: Rahul Bose, Raima Sen, Chigusa Takaku, Moushumi Chatterjee; Written & Directed by Aparna Sen; Rating: **The final lap in this lyrical but contrived ... Read more...

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Apolo Anton Ohno Wins 7th Olympic Medal


February 21st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Vancouver, Canada, Feb 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Here is another addition of medals for the U.S. On Saturday night, Apolo Anton Ohno from America took away the bronze medal in the ... Read more...

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Apolo Anton Ohno Reaches Six Olympics Medal Landmark


February 14th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Vancouver, Feb 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American short-track skater Apolo Anton Ohno managed to grab the second position and won the silver medal at the 1500 meter final race at the ... Read more...

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Friends forever: Sanjay Bhansali-Aditya Chopra Patch up


February 11th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaFeb 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It's a small world. And the world of entertainment is even smaller than the rest. Two of Bollywood's biggest filmmakers Sanjay Leela Bhansali ... Read more...

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Hamilton denies splitting with Scherzinger


September 14th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 14 (ANI): Lewis Hamilton has denied reports that he dumped his Pussycat Doll girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger.A recent report claimed that the Formula 1 ace had put an end to their ... Read more...

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Formula 1 champ denies break-up with Pussycat Dolls singer


September 14th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton dismissed reports that he has broken up with his girlfriend, singer Nicole Scherzinger of the Pussycat Dolls. The 24-year-old racer spoke after he spun ... Read more...

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Sutil brings Force India on front row for second consecutive race


September 12th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
Monza (Italy), Sep 12(ANI): The Formula One Racing team Force India on Saturday continued with its success in F1, as its driver Adrian Sutil managed second place in the qualifying session for ... Read more...

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Rain Postpones Knoxville Nationals Championship Till Sunday


August 16th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by GD
According to the sources, the final two legs of the Knoxville Nationals were postponed due to the heavy shower that came hurling down on Saturday night. The 20,000-odd crowd that had gathered ... Read more...

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2009 Tour de France: Juan Manuel Garate’s Race To Victory


July 26th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
Juan Manuel Garate of Spain, from the team Rabobank, won the stage 20 of the 2009 Tour de France on Saturday, July 25th. In the last dash of efforts by the riders ... Read more...

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India, Russia in final lap of talks on carrier price hike


July 13th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A 30-member Russian team is in India to resolve tangle over cost escalation and fix the final price for the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov, which India has ... Read more...

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Two podium finishes for Khushlani in Formula BMW Pacific


June 1st, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 1 (IANS) Akhil Khushlani, the 19-year-old from Hyderabad sponsored by Red Rooster Racing, enjoyed a profitable outing over the weekend as he delivered two podium finishes and a fourth ... Read more...

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Left-free, new government to focus on volatile neighbours


May 17th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Armed with a renewed electoral mandate that liberates it from the pressure tactics of the anti-US Left parties, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance ... Read more...

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53 percent turnout in Uttar Pradesh’s final lap (Fourth Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) The final phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday registered a 53 percent voting - higher than that in the previous rounds in the state, according to ... Read more...

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As India’s election get into final lap, Rahul Gandhi stands tall


May 7th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) As millions voted Thursday in the fourth round of the Lok Sabha election, one person who has captured the imagination of the nation ... Read more...

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Femina Miss India finalists make a splash at Lavasa


March 30th, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, March 29, 2009: It was a day of adventure, fun and frolic for the 20 glamorous finalists of the Femina Miss India pageant, selected across all the major cities in ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to Bucknor on retirement from Test cricket umpiring


March 23rd, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Mar.23 (ANI): Test cricket on Sunday said farewell and thanks to West Indian Steve Bucknor, the most experienced umpire to date in the longest form of the ... Read more...

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Buildup to trust vote reaches final lap, suspense mounts (Roundup)


July 19th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS)Political activity reached its crescendo Saturday with the Congress-led ruling coalition and opposition parties desperately tying up support and using every ploy to crack the numbers game in ... Read more...

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