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‘Alcoholic beverages will be sold during 2014 World Cup’

March 16th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 16 (IANS) The Brazilian government, after a long and heated debate, has guaranteed the sales of alcoholic beverages during the 2014 football World Cup.Currently, alcoholic beverages ... Read more...

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Beer may return to Russian stadiums: Putin

January 20th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Jan 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has promised to consider lifting the current ban on sale and advertisement of beer at football stadiums in Russia, ... Read more...

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A football package at Goa festival

November 27th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) If Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, was the 'black diamond' of football, legendary Brazilian scribe Mario Rodrigues Filho was the one who honed ... Read more...

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Russia to ban laser pointers during football matches

November 8th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Premier League intends to ban the use of laser pointers by fans at football stadiums, a top official said."We are very serious about this. ... Read more...

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Britons hoard stuff enough to fill 11 stadiums

June 14th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) British citizens hoard so much stuff that is enough to fill 11 football stadiums, says a new survey.Clothes, sports equipment, jewellery, power tools and audio gear ... Read more...

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AIFF ties up with JSW to build Bangalore, Kolkata stadiums

December 9th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has tied up with JSW Steel Limited to build football stadiums in Kolkata and Bangalore. AIFF president Praful Patel told reporters ... Read more...

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Volcano evacuees in Indonesia demand ‘love making space’!

November 12th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 12 (ANI): You'd think that food, water and shelter were some of the important requests of evacuees who had to flee as the Indonesian volcano Merapi erupted recently, but ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda’s ‘9/11 part two’ threat to London’s Wembley Stadium

October 24th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24(ANI): The Al-Qaeda has reportedly targeted London's Wembley Stadium in a plot being referred to as '9/11 part two'.According to the Daily Express, overseen by senior Al-Qaeda leader Asim Jeddawi, ... Read more...

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Taliban stone to death Afghan couple over adultery

August 16th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Aug 16 (DPA) Taliban militants stoned a man and woman to death in northern Afghanistan on suspicion of adultery, the provincial governor said Monday. The killings took place in Dasht-e-Archi ... Read more...

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Taliban executes pregnant woman on charges of adultery (Lead)

August 9th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 9 (DPA) The Taliban executed a pregnant woman on charges of adultery in western Afghanistan, an official said Monday. A Taliban court in Qadis, a remote district in Badghis province, ... Read more...

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South Africa mulling over use of World Cup stadiums

July 12th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) The World Cup is finally over and South Africa woke up to a grim reality Monday -- what to do with all the multi-million dollar football ... Read more...

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Giant tent that will keep Astana warm in winters

July 4th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, July 4 (IANS) The Kazakhstan government is mulling a new architectural wonder for Astana - a giant transparent tent that will keep this capital city warm even in the harsh winter ... Read more...

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African women catch football fever

June 24th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Eva Krafczyk Nairobi, June 24 (DPA) Mia Rajput frowned and minced nervously in her high heels. France, her favourite side, had crashed out of the World Cup and it was no ... Read more...

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FIFA not to ban vuvuzela

June 14th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 14 (DPA) Football's governing FIFA sprang to the defence of the much-maligned vuvuzela Monday with president Joseph Blatter ruling out the favourite accessory of South African football fans being banned ... Read more...

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Ultra-fast tabletop X-ray laser may be used for high-resolution imaging

February 22nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Recent breakthroughs by a team of scientists have paved the way on how to build a ultra-fast tabletop X-ray laser that could be used for super high-resolution imaging.Both ... Read more...

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The Big Five: Stadiums could become white elephants

November 24th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 24 (DPA) Are the new stadiums built for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, a country where football jostles with rugby and cricket for audience, destined to become white ... Read more...

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Profile of 2016 Olympic host Rio de Janeiro

October 3rd, 2009 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Oct 2 (DPA) Short profile of 2016 Olympic Games host Rio de Janeiro. Data from the International Olympic Committee evaluation commission report published Sep 2. Rio De JaneiroSlogan: Live your passionDate: Aug ... Read more...

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Monopoly City Streets: The Classic Game Revamped And Ready To Launch

September 8th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Here's a good news for Monopoly game freaks. The classic game that has been played by people belonging to every generation has been given a "tech makeover" due to Hasbro's ... Read more...

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Google developing online version of Monopoly

September 7th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): Google will be working with giant toy company Hasbro to produce a spectacular online version of Monopoly, say reports.The game uses Google Maps as a board, allowing ... Read more...

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Google trikes blamed for invasion of privacy in UK

June 14th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Google's new plan to photograph every roadside in Britain for its Street View service has drawn flak from the public, which claims that it is an invasion of ... Read more...

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Taliban claim Karzai govts executions infringe human rights!

November 14th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): The Taliban have reportedly dubbed the recent executions of nine death row prisoners as barbaric, and made appeals to the UN, the EU, the Red Cross and ... Read more...

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Administrators Challenge Cup football from Sept 1

August 28th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 28 (IANS) Twenty one teams from different states will compete in Administrator's challenge cup from Sept 1 to 9 here.It is the sixth edition of this tournament and is organized ... Read more...

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AIFF planning to take over three football stadiums

August 26th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) To build its own infrastructure, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has offered to take over three stadiums on lease.AIFF President Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi said the Ambedkar ... Read more...

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Russell Watson tops Britain’’s Favourite Male Classical Singers list

August 26th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Russell Watson has topped a new list of Britain''s Favourite Male Classical Singer.Watson, 41, who first shot to fame in 1999 after performing Nessun Dorma at Old ... Read more...

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Indian giant screens for European football stadiums

May 24th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, May 24 (IANS) An Indian company, Technology Frontiers, is entering European football stadiums with giant and small screens, breaking the hold of European and American digital screen solution outfits ... Read more...

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