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Step up your style with splash of colours this monsoon (Lifestyle Feature)


July 15th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Wondering how to step up your style quotient this monsoon? Go for brighter colours and sleek silhouettes in light fabrics, say fashion experts."Monsoon is all ... Read more...

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Easy wins for Vishnu, Sriram in ITF meet


June 4th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 4 (IANS) It was smooth sailing for Vishnu Vardhan and N. Sriram Balaji in the first round of the $10,000 Zuari Garden City Mysore ITF Open tennis ... Read more...

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Duleep Trophy semifinal: Central Zone in command


February 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) Central Zone took a firm grip on the Duleep Trophy semifinal against South Zone by stumps on the second day with an overall lead of 237 ... Read more...

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Sudhindra’s seven-wicket haul puts Madhya Pradesh on top


December 15th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh fast bowler T.P. Sudhindra's seven-wicket haul in the first innings demolished Haryana as the hosts were bundled out for 126 and made to ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani pockets fifth national billiards crown


July 30th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Pankaj Advani (PSPB) raced to his fifth title in the senior National billiards championship with a 5-1 drubbing of Balachandra Bhaskar of Karnataka who was playing ... Read more...

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World Cup qualifier: Spirited India hold UAE 2-2, but lose 2-5 in aggregate


July 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India's FIFA World Cup dream ended Thursday as they drew the home-leg 2-2 but went down 2-5 in aggregate to the United Arab Emirates ... Read more...

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Finally, BlackBerry bosses bow to investor pressure


July 1st, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 1 (IANS) The firm grip of two co-CEOs on BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) loosened Thursday, with the two bosses bending to shareholder demands to review the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jagan proves he is real successor of YSR’s legacy


May 13th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's victory from Kadapa Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh was never in doubt considering the firm grip of his family has ... Read more...

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Muslim artisans in Lucknow languish


March 25th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Mohd Anis ur Rehman KhanLucknow, Mar 25 (ANI): Muslim artisans in the historical city of Lucknow, famed for its rich cultural and historical heritage, its delectable cuisine and its 'tehzeeb' drawn ... Read more...

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Ferguson furious as Chelsea’s Luiz escapes red card for Rooney foul


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is furious with referee Martin Atkinson and questioned his integrity after seeing his side slump to defeat at Chelsea and miss ... Read more...

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Chappell brothers at loggerhead over Ponting’s captaincy


December 20th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 20 (IANS) Australia's Chappell brothers, Ian and Greg, are at loggerhead over Ricky Ponting's captaincy.While Ian feels Ponting's captaincy is "hurting" the Australian team, Greg, currently a selector in Cricket ... Read more...

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Ponting’s captaincy is hurting Australia: Ian Chappell


December 20th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec. 20 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captain and now television commentator Ian Chappell has said that incumbent skipper Ricky Ponting is trying too hard to prove he's worthy, and adds that ... Read more...

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MRF’s Gill surges into lead at Misty Meadows


December 18th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam, Dec 18 (IANS) A pumped-up and angry Gaurav Gill of Team MRF, following an early morning verbal altercation with rival Red Rooster Racing team, showed who the boss was as he ... Read more...

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India look to extending Test cricket domination


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 3 (IANS) It has been a fantastic year for India and their great batsman Sachin Tendulkar. A clean sweep against Australia last month gave the Indians a firm grip ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Bopanna goes down fighting, Brazil 1-0 up


September 17th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Thomaz Bellucci, down 2-5 in the fifth set, saved three matchpoints to beat Rohan Bopanna 6-7 (2), 7-6 (7), 7-5, 4-6, 10-8 in the first ... Read more...

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Study: Firm handshake signifies a longer life


September 14th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from the University College London say that the strength of one's handshake could determine how long the person will live. The study that was published in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Jenson Button back with girlfriend Jessica Michibata


August 20th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): British Formula One driver Jenson Button has reunited with his lingerie model girlfriend Jessica Michibata.Button, 30, was seen keeping a firm grip on his girlfriend as they strolled ... Read more...

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Inflatable Female Cane Toads Have Freedom To Choose The Best Mate


July 9th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent research has revealed that female cane toads can inflate their bodies to avoid unsuitable male suitors. The researchers from Australia confirmed the findings on ... Read more...

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‘Raavan’ a feast for the senses (IANS Film Review; Rating:***1/2)


June 19th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Raavan"; Director: Mani Ratnam; Cast: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Vikram; Rating: *** 1/2A wounded bird snarled viciously on the dry branches of a tree. A cold-blooded ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Who rules Chhattisgarh’s Bastar, certainly not the government’


May 17th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), May 17 (IANS) A string of attacks by Maoists at their will on state police, paramilitary forces and civilians around the 40,000 sq km Bastar region has led ... Read more...

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Eves World 20-20 Cup: White Ferns go through to semifinals


May 12th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
St.Kitts (West Indies), May 12 (ANI): The New Zealand woman's cricket team - the White Ferns -- outclassed Pakistan to enter the semi-finals in the Women's ICC World T20 at Warner Park, ... Read more...

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Clarke gives Warner the licence to hit


May 2nd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), May 2 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has given the green signal to opener David Warner to take a big swing at the ball in the World Twenty20. Warner is ... Read more...

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Clarke gives Warner the freedom to go for big hits


May 1st, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), May 1 (IANS) Australian skipper Michael Clarke has given a free hand to opener David Warner to go for the big shots whenever he likes in the ongoing World ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Clarke asks ‘match winner’ Warner to play fearlessly, emulate Hayden


May 1st, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 1 (ANI): Australian skipper Michael Clarke has asked opener David Warner to play fearlessly and take a big swing at the ball whenever he likes, regardless of the cost, to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New Zealand win second ODI, series against Bangladesh


February 8th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Dunedin (New Zealand), Feb.8 (ANI): New Zealand beat Bangladesh in the second one-day international at the University Oval here by five wickets, thanks to a blistering knock of 78 by middle-order ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Manudev wins snooker championship opener


December 20th, 2009 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Qualifier I.H. Manudev of Karnataka, the 35-year old former junior national champion, pulled off a fine 4-3 win against Siddharth Rao of Tamil Nadu in the opening Group ... Read more...

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Hooda ministry to be sworn in Saturday


November 6th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 6 (IANS) The Congress government in Haryana led by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will induct new ministers Saturday, 15 days after the assembly poll results came Oct ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ranji Trophy: Baroda tottering at 319/8 against Delhi


November 5th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Vadodara, Nov 5 (IANS) Delhi consolidated its position against Baroda on the third day of the Ranji Trophy Super League match at the Moti Bagh stadium here Thursday. After piling up 591 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hooda to induct new ministers Friday


November 4th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) New ministers in the Congress government in Haryana led by Bhupinder Singh Hooda will be inducted Friday, officials said Wednesday. Governor Jagannath Pahadia will administer the oath to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sehwag and Gambhir nursing injuries; Dinesh Karthik in Mohali (Preview)


November 1st, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Mohali, Nov 1 (IANS) Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir were injured in Saturday'sOne-dayer in Delhi and their availability to play in the fourth match of the seven-match series ... Read more...

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‘GGG’ hits screen tomorrow


July 9th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Gopi Gopika Godavari' with Venu and Kamalini Mukherjee in the lead is all set for release on July 10. Directed by Vamsi, presented by Anandi Arts and produced by Valluripalli Ramesh ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jeremy Scahill on “Bill Moyers’ Journal”


June 6th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by GD
Award winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill sat in discussion with Bill Moyers on the "Bill Moyers' Journal" on Friday night, June 5 on PBS network. The author of the book "Blackwater: The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

With development plank, Hooda retains firm grip on Haryana


May 17th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) Repeating a nine out of 10 seats performance for the second time in five years may not have been a situation that the ruling Congress ... Read more...

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Director Jayaram’s death huge loss to Kannada films, say peers


August 17th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) The death of award winning director K.V. Jayaram has created a void in Kannada film industry, say prominent film personalities. Jayaram was seriously ill for some ... Read more...

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Three Indian boxers a step away from Olympic medal (Boxing Roundup)


August 16th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) Indian boxers kept the tri-colour flying high as Vijender Kumar and Jitender Kumar outclassed their opponents and joined Haryana stablemate Akhil Kumar in the quarterfinals of the event ... Read more...

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