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Assad must go: EU foreign ministers


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Nicosia (Cyprus), Sep 9 (IANS) Foreign ministers of countries in the European Union (EU), who met for a two-day meeting in Cyprus, demanded the resignation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, ... Read more...

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Russia emerges champion, Kishan gets individual gold


August 19th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Top seeds Russia emerged clear winners after the ninth and final round of the Tata IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind at Hotel Le Royal Meridien ... Read more...

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Russia emerges champion, Kishan gets individual gold


August 19th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Top seeds Russia emerged clear winners after the ninth and final round of the Tata IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind at Hotel Le Royal Meridien ... Read more...

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Chess: India upset leaders Spain


August 16th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) India 'A' scored a stunning 2.5 - 1.5 win over Spain to move into second spot with 9 match points after the sixth round of the ... Read more...

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Mixed fortunes for Pune cueists


July 31st, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Pune cueists experienced mixed fortunes Tuesday with two players advancing and four making premature exits in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker Tournament ... Read more...

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Sonia to visit Rae Bareli


July 25th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Congress president and United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi will Thursday begin a two-day visit to her parliamentary constituency Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh, party ... Read more...

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Drogba makes immediate impact in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 23 (IANS) Former Chelsea football star Didier Drogba made an immediate impact on his debut for the Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua setting up an equaliser in ... Read more...

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It’s not all about me in West Indies, says Gayle


July 11th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St/ Kitts), July 11 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle has pushed back on suggestions that his wicket is key to the West Indies fortunes in the One-Day International series against ... Read more...

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Still ‘chasing the monsoon’ to lift India’s fortune


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) No other weather phenomenon, perhaps, captures the attention of Indians as does monsoon, a shortfall of which can not just send the economy reeling, ... Read more...

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Chris Gayle puts controversy behind him


June 16th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle says he has put to rest the last 14 months of animosity with the cricket board and is now focussed on helping to ... Read more...

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Modi trying to divert attention from BJP rift: Congress


June 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) A day after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Congress's fortunes were declining, the party Monday dismissed the attack as a tactic to divert ... Read more...

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Uruguay take second Place in FIFA rankings


June 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain maintained their top spot in the latest FIFA rankings published Wednesday while Uruguay leap-frogged Germany to take second place.Brazil and England moved up one ... Read more...

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BJP has made Karnataka the most corrupt state: Rahul Gandhi


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Hubli (Karnataka), June 3 (IANS) On a day when a ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator was convicted and jailed in a bribery case, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Mammootty in promo for Mohanlal’s new film?


May 30th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 30 (IANS) They were on-screen rivals for long, but now off-screen it appears they have buried the hatchet as a promo of Mohanlal's newest film "Spirits" will feature ... Read more...

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Daredevils crush Chargers as Warner smashes blazing ton (Roundup)


May 10th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) David Warner hit a blistering unbeaten century and Naman Ojha a half-century as Delhi Daredevils crushed Deccan Chargers by nine wickets here Thursday to reclaim ... Read more...

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Chargers hope for better luck against Knight Riders


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Deccan Chargers who are still looking for their first win in the current edition of the Indian Premier League, Monday exuded confidence of reversing their ... Read more...

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China to conserve homes of famous people


April 15th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) China will be draw up a plan to identify and protect the former residences of the country's notable figures, a media report said Sunday.Residences of important ... Read more...

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Dempo move step closer to I-League title


April 11th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Margaon, April 11 (IANS) Dempo took a major step towards winning the I-League football title when they got the better of Churchill Brothers 4-2 in an exciting 23rd round tie ... Read more...

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Saha, Divya in second round of Asian Table Tennis


April 7th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), April 7 (IANS) India's Subhajit Saha and Divya Deshpande moved into the second stage of the Asia Cup Table Tennis meet here, causing upsets Saturday.On a hectic day, ... Read more...

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Fans want Ronaldinho out of Flamengo


April 7th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 7 (IANS) Little more than a year after being hailed as Flamengo's saviour, supporters of Brazil's biggest club want Ronaldinho out of the team.An emphatic ... Read more...

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Yahoo cuts 2,000 jobs


April 5th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Yahoo announced Wednesday it will cut 2,000 jobs, about 14 percent of its workforce, as the troubled internet company struggles to turn around its fortunes.This ... Read more...

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Delhi can’t run without Bihar: Nitish


March 18th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Sunday the people of his state were a "necessity" for Delhi and the Indian capital "can't run without Bihar".Speaking ... Read more...

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Tension time for BJP ahead of Karnataka bypoll


March 17th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) A tense waiting period has begun for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka ahead of Sunday's byelection to the Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat ... Read more...

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UP lesson: Party workers more important than leaders (Comment)


March 6th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Why did the Congress do badly in Uttar Pradesh? The answer is simple: it had a weak organisation. A similar answer explains the BJP's woes also.And why did the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Air passenger traffic in India up by 8.8 percent: IATA


March 1st, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 29 (IANS) International Air Transport Association (IATA) Wednesday said that passenger traffic in India grew by 8.8 percent year on year in January, with demand rising by nine ... Read more...

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25 must-know words for every child revealed


February 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Scientists have prepared a list of 25 words that every toddler should be able to use, as these words are among the most common and the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh set to vote amid hung house prediction


February 7th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The mother of all elections since the 2009 parliamentary battle starts in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday, with the outcome bound to cast a long shadow ... Read more...

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Congress seeking friends, not votes in Uttar Pradesh: Jaitley


January 15th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) A discordant relationship with Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress is forcing the Congress to hunt for "friends, instead of votes" in next month's assembly polls in ... Read more...

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Thackeray’s birthday gift - two rallies


January 12th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) In what is described as a 'birthday gift' by his partymen, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray will address two election rallies during the forthcoming Zilla ... Read more...

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Haryana need 170 runs, Rajasthan eight wickets; Mumbai in trouble


January 11th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) A seven-wicket haul by medium-pacer Rituraj Singh brought defending champions Rajasthan right back into their Ranji Trophy semi-final against Haryana at the Bansi Lal Stadium ... Read more...

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Michelle Bachmann suspends campaign


January 4th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a disappointing outing in Iowa on Tuesday, Minnesota congresswoman Michelle Bachmann may be considering dropping out of the race, a report from the National Journal claims.... Read more...

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Kirk Edwrds defends Sammy, calls him a fighting cricketer


December 25th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Dec 25 (IANS/CMC) New Barbados captain Kirk Edwards has described his beleaguered West Indies skipper Darren Sammy as a "fighting cricketer who gives his all".Edwards, one of the West ... Read more...

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Rahul favours younger leaders in Congress


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Striking an upbeat note about the prospects of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh assembly polls next year, party leader Rahul Gandhi has pitched for ... Read more...

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Richards lambasts WICB for its handling of Gayle issue


December 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Dec 16 (IANS/CMC) Cricketing legend Vivian Richards has lambasted the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for its inept handling of the dispute with former captain Chris Gayle.He said ... Read more...

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Tim Tebow’s performance makes his team win


November 28th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Diego, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Broncos condemned the Chargers to their longest losing streak in a decade when a dramatic performance by Tim Tebow settled the game. The game was ... Read more...

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