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Olympics: All eyes on Sushil after Yogeshwar’s bronze (Overall India Roundup)


August 12th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India will be hoping for a second wrestling medal at the London Olympics with Beijing bronze winner Sushil Kumar in action on the concluding day ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India lose to SA, finish 12th


August 11th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) South Africa gave the finishing touches to India's disastrous campaign in the Olympic men's hockey competition with a 3-2 win in the classification match for 11-12 ... Read more...

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Gayle’s presence was icing on memorable century: Samuels


July 8th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Stroke-maker Marlon Samuels said Saturday his first international century in the Caribbean had been made even more special by the presence of fellow Jamaican Chris ... Read more...

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Bieber, West collaborate on new album


May 1st, 2012 - 7:23 am ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Popstar Justin Bieber is collaborating with rapper Kanye West on his new album, reveals the teen singer's bodyguard.Writing on Twitter, Hamilton revealed that Bieber was ... Read more...

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Dempo bag I-League title for record fifth time (With Images)


April 20th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 20 (IANS) Dempo made history in Indian football here Friday as they won the I-League crown for a record fifth time with a goalless draw against East Bengal ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid eliminates Hannover from Europa


April 6th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 6 (IANS) Atletico Madrid striker and Colombian international Falcao scored the winner to beat Hannover 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the Europa League.Diego Simeone's side wrapped a second ... Read more...

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Rachel Wood underwent surgery to fix tooth problem


March 20th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Actress Evan Rachel Wood underwent dental surgery to put the finishing touches to her smile, six months after losing a tooth during a mishap in France.The ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to vote in second round Saturday


February 10th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 10 (IANS) The second round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, whose outcome is bound to affect national politics, will take place Saturday, involving 1.97 crore voters ... Read more...

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Mona Lisa’s ‘twin sister’ found 500 years later


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Spanish curators claim the 'Mona Lisa' at the Prado in Madrid was executed by an artist in Leonardo da Vinci's workshop at the same time as ... Read more...

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Salgaocar hold Dempo 0-0 in I-League


January 29th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Fatorda (Goa), Jan 29 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club and Salgaocar SC entertained in a goalless derby of I-League football at the Nehru Stadium here Sunday.In a match where both teams ... Read more...

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Tripura university to set up Bangladesh Study Centre


January 25th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 25 (IANS) Tripura Central University will set up a Bangladesh Study Centre soon to teach Indian students more about the neighbouring nation, a top university official told ... Read more...

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Burton wants Downey Jr. in ‘Pinocchio’ film


January 8th, 2012 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 8 (IANS) Director Tim Burton is keen on making a live-action version of "Pinocchio" and wants to cast Robert Downey Jr. in the film.The movie would be ... Read more...

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Meghalaya proposal for synthetic track awaits central okay


January 5th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 5 (IANS) Meghalaya has sent a proposal to the union government for laying a synthetic athletics track at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Complex here at a cost of ... Read more...

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Finishing touches being given to Buddh F1 Circuit


October 18th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 18 (IANS) The track at the Buddh International Circuit is ready and work is on at a frenetic pace to give the finishing touches to the venue ... Read more...

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Lucknow gets Tagore’s house replica for Durga Puja


October 1st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) During Durga Puja, the people of Lucknow will get a chance to perform prayers inside the ancestral Kolkata residence of legendary Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore as ... Read more...

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Boeing’s first 787 Dreamliner set to fly


August 8th, 2011 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 8 (IANS) The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the world's most advanced and fuel-efficient passenger jet whose delivery has been delayed six times since the 2008 deadline, is finally ... Read more...

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FIA to inspect Indian Grand Prix track on Sep 1


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The International Automobile Federation (FIA) will inspect the Formula One Indian Grand Prix race track on Sep 1.The organisers Jaypee Sports International (JPSI) claimed that ... Read more...

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Haryana beat Karnataka 2-1 to lift national hockey title (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 19 (IANS) Haryana overcame a stiff challenge from Karnataka to win a thrilling final 2-1 and clinch the senior national hockey championship title at the Aishbagh Stadium here ... Read more...

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Tagore memorabilia to get new home in Santiniketan


March 19th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Visva-Bharati University set up by Rabindranath Tagore at Santiniketan in West Bengal has received 19 tentative blueprints from architects for a new state-of-the-art Tagore ... Read more...

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South Africa clinch a thriller in Nagpur (Second Lead)


March 13th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 11 (IANS) India lost their Group B World Cup match against South Africa they should have won comfortably, first failing to capitalise on a majestic century by Sachin ... Read more...

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Work at Eden speeded up, CAB still hopeful about England tie


January 28th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Over 300 labourers were at work on a war footing at the Eden Gardens and officials held emergency parleys, as the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) woke up ... Read more...

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Wright reads riot act to Kiwi players ahead of Wellington Test


January 13th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.13 (ANI): Fresh from a 10-wicket defeat to Pakistan inside three days in Hamilton, coach John Wright gathered the New Zealand cricket team on the outfield yesterday and ... Read more...

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Gadkari criticizes Congress Govt. for ignoring plight of fishermen


December 8th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Basi ReddyVisakhapatnam, Dec 8 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday criticized the Congress-led Government at the Centre for ignoring the plight of the fishermen saying that ... Read more...

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30,000 expected to run in Delhi half-marathon


November 18th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Archana Thiyagarajan New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Around 30,000 participants, including some of the world's best long-distance runners, will hit the road Sunday morning, running for a whopping $210,000 prize money ... Read more...

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Guillermo del Toro all set to create Hulk TV series with David Eick


November 17th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some very good news for all Hulk fans. As Guillermo del Toro is all set to create the Hulk TV series. And ... Read more...

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“Hold My Hand” From Michael Jackson’s Posthumous Album Officially Released


November 16th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson's much anticipated posthumous album "Michael" is all set to hit the music stores on December 14. One of its single "Breaking News" leaked online ... Read more...

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F1 teams stay in brothels due to lack of hotels at Korean Grand Prix


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Formula One teams are staying in brothels because of a lack of hotels at the Korean Grand Prix.The 150 pounds-a-night 'love hotel' rooms are the only spaces available ... Read more...

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A Preview Of Lokame Kothaga


October 8th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The highly anticipated movie Lokame Kothaga is almost complete and you can expect to see the movie by October 29.  Sivaji and Aditi Agarwal have paired ... Read more...

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Billy Joel set to open his motorcycle store


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) American singer Billy Joel is turning his love for motorcycles into a money-making venture as he is opening his own bike store in his hometown New York.Contactmusic.com reports, ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey’s second holiday album to arrive November


September 28th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) American singer-actress Mariah Carey has put finishing touches to her second holiday album "Merry Christmas II You" that will be released Nov 2. The album - Carey's 13th ... Read more...

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Rugby ground in top shape; venue getting finishing touches


September 26th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The field of play at the main rugby stadium for the Commonwealth Games has been termed world-class by experts but with just seven days to go ... Read more...

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Indian CWG organizers tricked by using model tower to show readiness: Currie


September 24th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 24 (ANI): New Zealand chef de mission Dave Currie has blamed the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth organizers for using a model tower to suggest that everything was fine with the accommodation ... Read more...

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Swimmers ready to break CWG medal jinx


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari (Attn Editors: This is the 11th preview discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. This piece is on swimming)New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) They may ... Read more...

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Venues look good for Commonwealth Games


September 12th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Stung by negative media reports, the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) Sunday took three busloads of journalsits on a guided tour of four of the 11 competition ... Read more...

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Indian women beat Japan 2-0 in hockey World Cup


September 6th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rosario (Argentina), Sep 6 (IANS) India defeated Japan 2-0 to register their first victory at the Women's Hockey World Cup at the Jockey Club here Sunday. India led 1-0 at half time with ... Read more...

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