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British Navy unveils new attack submarine


September 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) The British Navy has launched its latest weapon, a new attack submarine called HMS Ambush that can hit targets around 2,000 km away, The Sun reported.The ... Read more...

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Spartak owner envies Zenit’s Hulk, Witsel deals


September 6th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow can only watch and envy the lavish transfer spending of their rivals Zenit St. Petersburg after the Russian champions bought Hulk and Axel ... Read more...

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Olympic Hockey: Tough opener for India (Preview)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) After an eight-year break, India renew their quest for the elusive ninth gold medal when they take on the Netherlands in their opening Group A fixture ... Read more...

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‘West Indies favourites for T20 World Cup’


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 28 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes that the West Indies will be the team to beat in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup which kicks off in Sri ... Read more...

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Indo-German trade to touch 20 billion euros: Krishna


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Germany would touch 20 billon euros ($25 billion) during this calendar year despite debt crisis in Europe and the global economic ... Read more...

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Vardhan, Balaji in title round of ITF meet


June 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore June 8 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan and Sriram Balaji virtually snatched victories from the jaws of defeat in the semi-finals to set up a title clash in the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Vardhan, Balaji in title round of ITF meet


June 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore June 8 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan and Sriram Balaji virtually snatched victories from the jaws of defeat in the semi-finals to set up a title clash in the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Sekar hoping for better show against Super Kings


May 24th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) While promising a better performance Friday against the Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier-2 game, TA Sekar, the Delhi Daredevils coach believed that his team ... Read more...

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Stakes high for Super Kings against Deccan Chargers


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) Having finally tasted success after a string of five defeats, the Deccan Chargers would be keen to scalp another opponent when they face an equally ... Read more...

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Australia lack firepower to reclaim Ashes: Holding


April 21st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 21 (IANS) Legendary West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding feels that Australia lacks the fire-power to reclaim the Ashes from Andrew Strauss's Englishmen."I don't think this ... Read more...

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Daredevils hope to extend their winning streak against Warriors


April 20th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Table-toppers Delhi Daredevils will seek to extend their three-match winning streak when they face Pune Warriors in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at ... Read more...

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Morkel to miss game


April 18th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) All-rounder Albie Morkel's absence coupled with a hamstring niggle to skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and opener Murali Vijay's poor form provide a none too good backdrop ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s lead shrinks to four points


April 9th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 9 (IANS) Real Madrid's lead at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga was reduced to just four points following a 0-0 draw with third placed Valencia.Madrid were ... Read more...

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Salgaocar scrape past Air India in I-League


March 31st, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, March 31 (IANS) Defending champions Salgaocar Sports Club relied on a solitary penalty strike from Ryuji Sueoka to scrape past Air India in a 22nd round I-League clash at ... Read more...

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Jaded Windies lose opening T20 to Australia


March 28th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 28 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies showed little of the endeavour that characterised the preceding One-day series as Australia romped to an uncomplicated eight-wicket victory in the ... Read more...

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We had the firepower to beat Sri Lanka: Dhoni


February 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 28 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Tuesday he was confident his team had the firepower and to chase down the imposing target set by Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Latest Russian chopper to join IAF (Second Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India will Friday induct the modern Mi-17V5 helicopter, its latest buy from Russia, into the air force to ferry troops and supplies to remote borders ... Read more...

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India to induct latest Russian military chopper (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India will Friday induct the modern Mi-17V5 helicopter, its latest acquisition from Russia, into its air force, which will use them to ferry troops and ... Read more...

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Egypt beat India in squash World Cup final


February 5th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) Top seeds and favourites Egypt had to work overtime to beat a spirited India 2-1 in the final to annex the WSF Under-21 World Cup team ... Read more...

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Egypt too good for India in U-21 Squash World Cup


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Top seeded Egypt expectedly overcame No.4 ranked India 3-0 in the preliminary league of the WSF Under-21 World Cup team championship here on Thursday.The powerful Egypt ... Read more...

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Villarreal beat Sporting Gijon, climb out of bottom three


January 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 24 (IANS) Villarreal climbed out of the bottom three of the Spanish La Liga football with a 3-0 win over Sporting Gijon.The win lifted Villarreal over Sporting in ... Read more...

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IMF to explore options to combat global economic risks


January 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) would explore ways to strengthen its firepower to combat global economic risks, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, said Tuesday."I ... Read more...

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Sporting lands Colunga on loan


January 14th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 14 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga side Sporting Gijon have landed Getafe striker Adrian Colunga on loan until the end of the season.Colunga arrives to give more firepower to ... Read more...

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EU criticizes S&P;’s eurozone countries rating cut


January 14th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 14 (IANS) European Union's (EU) Economic Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn has criticized Standard & Poor's for its decision to downgrade credit ratings of nine eurozone countries.The commissioner Friday ... Read more...

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Iran tests artillery firepower in navy drills


December 31st, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 31 (IANS) Iranian Navy tested its artillery firepower on the eighth day of naval drills in the country's southern waters Saturday, reported Xinhua citing the local Fars ... Read more...

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Indians will have trouble on quick pitches: Taylor


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Australian captain Mark Taylor feels that Indian batsmen, who are pampered by flat tracks at home, will be exposed fast and bouncy pitches in ... Read more...

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Eurozone ministers agree to expand rescue fund


November 30th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 30 (IANS) Eurozone finance ministers agreed Tuesday to expand a rescue fund and to turn to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for help to contain the spreading debt ... Read more...

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Wall Street up on European hopes, bank rally


October 19th, 2011 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) The US stocks ended sharply higher Tuesday amid strong performance in financial sector and news that European policymakers were planning a two-trillion-euro fund, Xinhua reported. The ... Read more...

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Four US posts attacked in Afghanistan


October 8th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 7 (IANS) Four American outposts were attacked in simultaneous strikes in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan Friday, on the 10th anniversary of the start of the Afghan ... Read more...

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New South Wales Blues fired up to regain CL T20 title


September 19th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Touted as among the favourites for the Champions League T20 title, the 2009 winners New South Wales Blues believe that they have sufficient firepower to live ... Read more...

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We will give our best shot in final game: Dhoni


September 12th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hoped that his boys would be able to win at least the fifth and the final ODI against England after the ... Read more...

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Collingwood, Prior dropped from England squad


June 21st, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) England have dropped former captain Paul Collingwood and wicketkeeper Matt Prior from their one-day squad for the forthcoming limited-over series against Sri Lanka.Wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Kieswetter has ... Read more...

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Guard shoots off finger with shotgun to remove wart


June 15th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) A security guard in Britain shot off his own finger with a shotgun to remove a wart, a media report said Wednesday.Sean Murphy, 38, from Doncaster, ... Read more...

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Mexican drug cartels acquire tanks


June 8th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mexican government’s fight against drug trafficking has moved to the next level with some drug cartels acquiring tanks. In just four years, nearly forty thousand ... Read more...

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CSK beat Kochi Tuskers, enter IPL play-offs (Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings paraded the depth in their talent and all-round strength as they beat Kochi Tuskers Kerala by 11 runs Wednesday to enter the play-offs ... Read more...

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