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India U-16 lose second football friendly


September 12th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian team, presently training here for the final phase of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Tournament later this month, lost 2-1 to the UAE ... Read more...

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It’s official: Guatemala now a drug-producing country


August 16th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Guatemala is no longer just a conduit for illegal drugs, but a centre of production, Interior Minister Mauricio Lopez said, citing the seizure of 17.6 ... Read more...

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UN chief hails Sudan, South Sudan oil deal


August 7th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the deal reached by the governments of Sudan and South Sudan overn oil and financial arrangements, Xinhua reported.The oil ... Read more...

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UAE to provide health services to Syrian refugees in Jordan


August 5th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 5 (IANS/WAM) A mobile hospital from the UAE will deliver therapeutic, surgical and preventive services to Syrian refugees in Jordan.The Emirates World Mobile Humanitarian Hospital will work ... Read more...

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Do or die for India against Oman in AFC U-22 qualifier


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, July 2 (IANS) India are in a must-win position when they take on hosts Oman in their last match at the AFC U-22 championship here Tuesday.Both India and Oman ... Read more...

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UP to dole out unemployment allowance in July


June 29th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will begin disbursing the unemployment allowance to applicants in the state from July, an official said Friday.A senior official told IANS that ... Read more...

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Unemployment allowance to roll out in July


June 29th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will begin disbursing the unemployment allowance to applicants from July, an official said Friday.Work on it is in the final phase. So ... Read more...

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Sneijder apologises to Dutch fans after defeat


June 14th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 14 (IANS) Wesley Sneijder has apologised for the poor performance of the Dutch football team at the ongoing Euro 2012 Championship."I would like to apologise to everyone," ... Read more...

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Dutch have no worries upfront, but defence vulnerable


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 2 (IANS) As runners-up of World Cup, the Netherlands will settle for nothing less than the title at Euro 2012, but the Dutch seem defensively more ... Read more...

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India’s U-16 team beaten by US U-17 boys


May 24th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India's U-16 boys based at the IMG Academy in Florida went down fighting to USA U-17 1-0 in a practice football match.According to information received ... Read more...

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Ajax title party delayed despite win over FC Twente


April 30th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 30 (IANS) Despite a 2-1 victory over FC Twente, Ajax were unable to capture the Dutch title after the 32nd Eredivisie round.Ajax had the upper hand in ... Read more...

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Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) People with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD) who consume a peg or two daily are half as likely to develop hepatitis as non-alcoholics with the same ... Read more...

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United Sikkim FC qualify for I-League


April 17th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, April 17 (IANS) United Sikkim Football Club (USFC) played a 1-1 draw Tuesday against Kolkata's Mohammedan Sporting to qualify for next edition's I-League.The result enabled USFC to finish on ... Read more...

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Prevent attacks on Tamils, Karunanidhi tells PM


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) DMK chief M. Karunanidhi Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to prevent possible attacks on Tamils in Sri Lanka after a UN body voted to ... Read more...

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India votes for US resolution on Sri Lanka (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 22 (IANS) India and 23 other countries voted in favour of a US resolution here Thursday urging Sri Lanka to probe alleged human rights abuses during the final ... Read more...

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Services promise jobs to footballers


March 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Monday received a boost after the Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) promised to offer jobs to footballers recommended by ... Read more...

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Digvijay evades question on alliances in UP


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Saturday evaded comment whether the party would be entering any alliance in Uttar Pradesh, saying everyone should wait for ... Read more...

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Hundreds of thousands vote in UP (Third Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands voted Saturday in 60 constituencies of Uttar Pradesh in the seventh and final phase of polling to pick a 403-seat assembly in ... Read more...

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VIPs vote in Uttar Pradesh


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Political VIPs voted in the final and seventh phase of balloting in Uttar Pradesh Saturday, with each claiming victory for his party.One of the first ... Read more...

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60 constituencies in final phase of UP polls


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) Ten districts of Uttar Pradesh will go to the polls Saturday in the seventh and last phase of balloting whose outcome is being keenly watched ... Read more...

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‘Nuclear-capable Agni-V to be tested soon’


January 15th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) India's ambitious 5,000-km range Agni-V nuclear-capable missile will be launched soon, a senior scientist said here Sunday.Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief controller R&D; (Missiles ... Read more...

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English football not well: Ancelloti


December 20th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Former Chelsea and AC Milan manager said that English football "is not very well" and feels that Chelsea and Arsenal will struggle to beat the ... Read more...

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Security preparations for Euro 2012 in final phase: Polish official


December 7th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw (Poland), Dec 7 (IANS) Preparations for ensuring security during the Euro 2012 football championship, co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine, are in the final phase, Poland's deputy Interior Minister Adam ... Read more...

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Spain busts gang that hid drugs in babies’ diapers


November 29th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 29 (IANS/EFE) Spanish police, with the collaboration of Belgian and Dutch authorities, broke up a gang that used children and babies to smuggle cocaine into Europe by plane ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to free more Tamil rebels


November 17th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 17 (IANS) More former Tamil Tiger rebels will be released from prison to mark the second anniversary of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's second term in office."The group ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu civic polls: Second phase ends


October 20th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The second and final phase of the Tamil Nadu civic bodies' poll concluded Wednesday with 80 percent voting. According to Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (SEC) officials, ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan refugees return from India


October 12th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 12 (IANS) A group of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees returned from India by boat Wednesday, becoming the first case of repatriation to the island nation by sea, the ... Read more...

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AIFF announces cash prize for under-16 team, staff


October 7th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Friday announced a cash prize of Rs.25,000 each for the U-16 boys and the support staff after the team ... 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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India thrashed by Uzbekistan in AFC U-16 qualifier


October 5th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian boys got a 0-9 hammering by hosts Uzbekistan in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-16 qualifiers here Wednesday.A spell of five minutes midway in the ... Read more...

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NATO has no information on Gaddafi whereabouts


September 8th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Prague, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO has no information on where ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has taken refuge, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said."I have no information ... Read more...

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Government staff strike in Telangana from Sep 13


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Government employees in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh will go on indefinite strike from Sep 13 as part of "sakala janula samme" or mass ... Read more...

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Federation Cup prelims in Kolkata from Sep 8


August 13th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Seven teams from various states will lock horns in the preliminary phase of the Federation Cup football tournament which kicks off here Sep 8.The teams ... Read more...

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Coming up, a Facebook-like education website


August 7th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Fed up of your child logging into Facebook at the cost of studies? The Rajasthan government has hit upon a remedy - a social networking ... Read more...

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Lokpal, land bills likely to be introduced in monsoon session


July 25th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) In a move to address politically volatile issues, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is gearing up to introduce major legislation in the monsoon ... Read more...

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