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Churchill Brothers’ ground lease to be cancelled


August 7th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 7 (IANS) Goa's BJP government has begun the process of cancelling the controversial lease of a playground given to the Churchill Brothers football club run by two Congress ... Read more...

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Indian company seeks to set world record in Uganda


July 8th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) An Indian company in Uganda keen to promote hygiene among children is set to create a world record by spreading one lakh pieces of medicated ... Read more...

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Pune FC thrash HAL 5-1 in U-20 I-League


April 20th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Pune FC registered their best-ever win in the Under-20 I-League football, beating Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Bangalore 5-1 in their opening at the Father Agnel ... Read more...

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Curtains come down on 42nd IFFI (Review)


December 4th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 4 (IANS) There was a sense of emptiness among those attending the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) as the curtains came down Saturday evening. Most ... Read more...

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London firm relays turf at Nehru Stadium for SAFF Cup


December 1st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, which was locked down since the 2010 Commonwealth Games, is ready for the SAFF Cup, thanks to some speedy work ... Read more...

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Goa fails to bite IFFI’s soccer bite


November 29th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) The 42nd edition of IFFI's much touted soccer film package has turned out to be a damp squib with virtually no audiences turning up for the ... Read more...

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IFFI organisers use football to warm up Goans to films


November 11th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) The organisers of the 42nd International Film Festival of India are using soccer as bait to hook Goans onto films.The IFFI, staring Nov 23 here, will ... Read more...

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Six additional C-130J airliftes to be based in Orissa


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon place a follow-on order for six more C-130J Super Hercules medium-lift transporters and these will be based in ... Read more...

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India to acquire six more C-130J aircraft


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to acquire six more C-130J Super Hercules special operations aircraft in addition to the six already ordered. The ... Read more...

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A stadium that is truly ‘common wealth’ (Year after CWG)


October 1st, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Only Thyagaraj Stadium can proudly claim that it has organised seven national and two international events in the one year after the Commonwealth Games, besides ... Read more...

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Benazir’s former guard shot, target killings erupt in Karachi (Lead)


July 17th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) At least five people were killed and over 10 injured as target killings and violence erupted in the southern port city of Karachi following the ... Read more...

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Soccer enthusiast Meghalaya lawmaker contributes to stadium makeover


June 18th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 17 (IANS) Taking potshots at a "poor" Meghalaya government for saying it does not have funds to improve a football ground to host the I-League football matches here, ... Read more...

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Ground given to Churchill Brothers club sparks row


March 28th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 28 (IANS) The Goa government's decision to hand over a school ground to India's top football club Churchill Brothers, managed by two state ministers, has sparked a furore ... Read more...

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Spurs say taking on Beckham not a front for move into Olympic stadium


January 13th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.13 (ANI): Tottenham FC have rejected reports that their bid to sign David Beckham on loan is not a front for their proposed move into the Olympic Stadium after London ... Read more...

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Siri Fort complex to stay closed for CWG: High court


September 15th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Citing security reasons, the Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a petition against the closure of the Siri Fort Sports Complex till the Commonwealth Games were over. The court ... Read more...

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Plea on Siri Fort Sports Complex closure deferred


September 8th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday again refused to take up the plea against the Siri Fort Sports Complex being closed down to its members due to the ... Read more...

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Siri Fort sports complex members move court against closure


August 31st, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Hundreds of members of the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Tuesday moved the Delhi High court, challenging the move to close the complex from Aug 16 till ... Read more...

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Football part of Robben Island’s rich history


July 6th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Cape Town, July 6 (IANS) Its notorious past notwithstanding, the penal colony of Robben Island is swarming with tourists who are in the rainbow country for the football World Cup.The ... Read more...

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‘World Of Color’ Show Draws Applause From The Viewers


June 11th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri The animators in Disney and Pixar faced stiff challenge in creating the much hyped 'World of Color', a water show that was shown at Disney California Adventure.They had to ... Read more...

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Taliban publicly execute alleged murderer


June 8th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (DPA) Taliban militants Tuesday publicly executed a man accused of killing two brothers in Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border, security officials and residents said. The execution took ... Read more...

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Notre Dame Recruit Matt James Dies After Falling From Balcony


April 4th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Panama City, Apr 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Notre Dame Football recruit Matt James passed away last Friday as he fell off the third floor balcony of a Mexico beachfront hotel in ... Read more...

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British Airways flights disrupted by fresh strikes


March 28th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (DPA) A new walkout by British Airways cabin crews forced the cancellation of 93 flights at Heathrow Airport Saturday, according to the BBC. The new walkout, set to last four ... Read more...

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Clubs are not committed to developing players: Bhaichung


February 1st, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 1 (IANS) Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia Monday said that football clubs in the country were not committed to development of young players. Bhutia also said that he was keen ... Read more...

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BJP releases CD of Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Goa varsity


January 27th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 27 (IANS) A group of students associated with the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday submitted a CD to the Goa governor and called it a "clinching evidence" of ... Read more...

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Circular asking students to attend Rahul Gandhi rally withdrawn


January 18th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 18 (IANS) The Goa University Monday withdrew - within four hours of issuing it - a circular appealing to students to attend Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's student rally ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi’s Goa visit hits controversy


January 18th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 18 (IANS) All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Rahul Gandhi's visit to Goa Tuesday and his proposed plans to address students at the Goa University (GU) campus have ... Read more...

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Golden Jubilee edition of Subroto Cup to commence from October 16


September 24th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): The golden Jubilee edition of the Subroto Cup Football Tournament 2009 for the junior and sub junior boys section is scheduled to be conducted from October 16 ... Read more...

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World War II bombs found at German stadium


May 30th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, May 30 (DPA) Eighteen World War II bombs have been found under the pitch during a stadium makeover at VfB Stuttgart, the German Bundesliga football club said Saturday. Most of the bombs ... Read more...

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‘Advani should have brought back black money of BJP leaders’


March 31st, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 31 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Tuesday said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani should have brought back the black money of his own party leaders ... Read more...

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Manmohan should fight Lok Sabha to be PM: Advani


March 27th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Pary's (BJP) prime ministerial aspirant L.K. Advani Friday reiterated his call to Manmohan Singh to contest the Lok Sabha polls instead of becoming prime minister ... Read more...

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Gujarat minister Kodnani’s bail plea rejected (Lead)


March 27th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 27 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of state minister Maya Kodnani, accused of leading mobs in Ahmedabad's Naroda Patiya and Naroda Gaam localities ... Read more...

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Massive security in Ahmedabad ahead of Advani’s rally


March 26th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 26 (IANS) Massive security arrangements are in place in Ahmedabad ahead of a rally to be addressed by Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt woos Muslim clerics in Lucknow


March 17th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar 17 (ANI): Bollywood actor and Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate from Lucknow Sanjay Dutt sought the support of Muslim clerics. Dutt visited a mosque and termed it as ''personal'' visit. ... Read more...

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Militant violence leaves 15 dead in Pakistan (Lead)


December 21st, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (DPA) At least 15 people were killed in a rocket attack, executions carried out by suspected Taliban militants, and bombardment by warplanes in northwest Pakistan, officials and media reports ... Read more...

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Militant violence leaves six dead in Pakistan


December 21st, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (DPA) At least six people were killed in a rocket attack and executions carried out by suspected Taliban militants in northwest Pakistan, officials said Sunday.Islamist insurgents fired four rockets ... Read more...

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