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Sri Lanka cricket board assures integrity of SLPL


July 21st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Saturday assured the integrity of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), a cricket league based on the Indian Premier League (IPL), ... Read more...

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‘The Dark Knight Rises’ - dark, knightly and rises to expectations (IANS Movie Review)


July 20th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Dark Knight Rises"; Actors: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy; Director: Christopher Nolan; Rating: ****Once in every few years, a film's expectation reaches fever pitch. Yet, ... Read more...

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‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ poorly executed reboot (IANS Movie Review)


June 30th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Amazing Spider-Man"; Actors: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans; Director: Marc Webb; Rating: **1/2A desperate battle for survival. How else does one describe "The Amazing Spider-Man", the reboot of ... Read more...

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India Inc. buys all franchises in Sri Lankan T20 league


June 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 28 (IANS) The India Inc. will own all the seven franchises in the Sri Lankan Premier League (SPL), ignoring the decision of the Indian cricket board not to ... Read more...

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Tide Water may form joint-venture with JX Nippon


May 30th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Lubricants maker Tide Water Oil Co. Wednesday said it can consider the possibility of forming a joint-venture with Japan's JX Nippon Oil and Energy Corporation-keen to ... Read more...

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Fans welcome KKR players to Kolkata


May 29th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Over a thousand frenzied cricket fans, many of thembeating drums and chanting "KKR, KKR", welcomed Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders' players as they ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors’ Mishra admits making statement, apologises


May 16th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhim May 15 (IANS) Pune Warriors cricketer Mohnish Mishra, who was suspended by the Indian cricket board pending inquiry, Tuesday accepted the statements he made during the sting operation ... Read more...

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‘The Avengers’-Ups the bar for superhero franchisee (IANS Movie Preview)


April 28th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Film: 'The Avengers'; Director: Joss Whedon; Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Fuffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson; Rating: ****In a multi-hero film it ... Read more...

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Vedanta Group’s Agnivesh picks up 60 percent stake in Primex Healthcare


April 16th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Agnivesh Agarwal, a member of the founding family of the $11.4 billion-turnover diversified Vedanta group and chairman of Hindustan Zinc Ltd, has picked up 60 percent ... Read more...

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I am an actor, not an entrepreneur: Shah Rukh


April 15th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan who co-owns the Kolkata Knight Riders IPL franchisee and runs a film production house, Sunday said he was not an ... Read more...

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KKR goes all out to engage fans


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchisee Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), co-owned by superstar Shah Rukh Khan, is going out of the way to engage fans ... Read more...

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Consistent year of losing for Indian cricket: Akram


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Terming India's performance since the heady days of World Cup cricket victory in 2011 as a "consistent year of losing", former Pakistan speedster Wasim Akram ... Read more...

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KKR is a balanced side, will do well: Akram


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Describing the Kolkata Knight Riders as a balanced side, the Indian Premier League franchisee's bowling coach Wasim Akram Monday exuded hope that the team would ... Read more...

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Court allows KKR to use loudspeakers on match days


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) The Shah Rukh Khan-owned IPL franchisee Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Monday got court permission to use loudspeakers and microphones at the Eden Gardens on match ... Read more...

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Indian women cricketer Anjum Chopra trains with KKR


March 31st, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Indian women's cricket captain Anjum Chopra is excited at being given the opportunity to train with the Indian Premier League franchisee Kolkata Knight Riders and says ... Read more...

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Doeschate has no regrets for opting out of T20 cup qualifiers


March 30th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) Dutchman Ryan ten Doeschate is disappointed at the Netherlands not making the cut for the Twenty20 World Cup, but has no regrets for skipping the tournament ... Read more...

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Bihar panchayats to act as power supply franchisees


February 14th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 14 (IANS) Gram panchayats (village councils) in power-starved Bihar will be appointed franchisees for distribution of power in villages, an official here said Tuesday.Bihar State Electricity Board ... Read more...

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Premier League Soccer throws challenge to IPL


February 6th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Indian football, riding high on the mega bucks and euphoria generated by the upcoming Premier League Soccer, Monday threw a challenge to cricket with a top ... Read more...

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Sahara pullout as BCCI sponsor overshadows IPL auction


February 4th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The dramatic pullout of Sahara India from the fifth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) as franchisee of Pune Warriors and as the main sponsor ... Read more...

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Premier Soccer League: Barasat sold for Rs.25.15 crore


January 30th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Uro Infra Realty India Limited has bought Premier Soccer League franchise Barasat by paying a whopping Rs.25.15 crore, over 31 times of the base price of Rs.80 ... Read more...

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Pizza chain apologises for racial slur on receipt


January 9th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A US pizza chain has been forced to apologize after a woman of Asian descent was racially abused on the eatery’s receipt. Minhee Cho who ... Read more...

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Bullish on India, Chatwal plans 100 hotels in 10 years (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Hampshire Hotels and Resorts promoted by Indian American entrepreneur Sant Chatwal plans to launch 52 hotels in India in the next five years under the ... Read more...

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Chatwal plans to open 52 hotels in India


January 9th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) US-based hospitality major Hampshire Hotels and Resorts promoted by Indian American entrepreneur Sant Chatwal plans to launch 52 hotels in India in the next five ... Read more...

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‘The Burma Conspiracy’ a muddled mess (IANS Movie Review)


December 11th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Largo Winch II - The Burma Conspiracy"; Director: Jerôme Salle; Cast: Julien Rappeneau, Jerôme Salle and Sharon Stone; Rating: **When it comes to art, the secret to being truly ... Read more...

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Niche international food brands ready to enter Indian market


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) International niche food brands have begun scouting for partners to set up shop in India to take advantage of the country's fast growing food and ... Read more...

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Court questions government on hockey coach’s plea


November 30th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and Hockey India (HI) after taking note of a hockey coach's plea alleging that ... Read more...

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Businessman Ramakrishna Raju picks up Chennai franchise of i1 Super Series


November 29th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Businessman K Raghu Ramakrishna Raju was Tuesday named the owner of Chennai franchise of the i1 Super Series racing league beginning from Jan 8 in ... Read more...

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Suneet Varma to bring Armani Junior to India


November 29th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Designer Suneet Varma believes in keeping pace with the changing times. So he has turned into an entrepreneur and is bringing Armani Junior, a subsidiary ... Read more...

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Nagarjuna buys Hyderabad franchise of i1 Super Series


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Tollywood superstar Nagarjuna joins the long list of motorsports aficionados as he bought the Hyderabad franchise for the i1 Super Series motorsports race that will ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh forays into motorsports, takes Mumbai franchise of I1 Super Series


November 4th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) After owning a cricket team, Shah Rukh Khan has entered his maiden venture in motorsports. The bollywood actor will be the co-owner of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Exit Kochi Tuskers, enter Mohanlal’s Kerala Strikers


September 22nd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) The Kochi Tuskers IPL franchise may have been terminated, but Kerala cricket buffs can now await the entry of T20 team Kerala Strikers in the Celebrity ... Read more...

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KKR will come back hard: Sachin


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Though visibly elated after an improbable last ball win over Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians skipper Sachin Tendulkar cautioned his teammates that they need to ... Read more...

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Proteas keeper Boucher to replace hurt Haddin in KKR squad


May 1st, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 1 (ANI): Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has left the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchisee Kolkata Knightriders (KKR) after fracturing his finger.Haddin has been carrying the injury since the one-day tour ... Read more...

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‘Thor’ - Hollywood extravaganza at its shiniest best (IANS Movie Review)


April 29th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Thor"; Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman; Director: Kenneth Branagh; Rating: *** 1/2It will go down in history as the most elaborately planned movie franchisee, spanning years and different ... Read more...

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BCCI to meet April 27 to decide on Kochi, Pune requests


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Indian cricket board will meet April 27 to take a call on the requests made by Kochi Tuskers Kerala and Pune Warriors to cut ... Read more...

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