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India Cements eyes Hockey India League franchise


September 18th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) After owning the most successful India Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings, India Cements looks set to add a Hockey India League (HIL) franchise.A ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Australia beat England by six wickets


August 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 11 (IANS) Australia had an ideal start in their defence of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup here Saturday when they beat arch-rivals England by six wickets. Australian ... Read more...

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Kutty, Siva top National Racing opener


July 7th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 7 (IANS) Fahad Kutty (Team Game Over) from Mumbai and M. Sivaramakrishnan (Performance Racing) won the opening races of the Touring Cars in contrasting styles in the first ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Hollande talk India’s $20-bn plane deal


June 20th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 20 (IANS) The just-concluded G20 summit in Los Cabos may have focused on the global economic crisis, but when French President Francois Hollande met ... Read more...

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JK Asia Series to run in Europe (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The second edition of JK Racing Asia series, consisting of 16 races, will make an entry into Europe where two rounds of the championship are ... Read more...

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Bichel doesn’t want to be Aussie bowling coach


May 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Andy Bichel, bowling coach of Indian Premier League (IPL) side Chennai Super Kings, says he does not want to be Australia's next bowling coach because of ... Read more...

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Crucial NCTC meet begins in Delhi


May 5th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday will meet chief ministers on the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) amid an unending ... Read more...

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Patience, says Congress, amid presidential suspense (Roundup)


May 4th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Congress Friday garnered more support for its likely presidential candidate but it still remained unclear who it will be -- Pranab Mukherjee, Hamid ... Read more...

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Gill consolidates lead


April 13th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, April 12 (IANS) There appears a jinx about the Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare as it completed Day Four on a sour note with three more Special Stages cancelled as ... Read more...

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Dortmund and Bayern win in Bundesliga


April 8th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 8 (IANS) Juergen Klopps side Borussia Dortmund wrapped the 20th win of the season at Wolfsburg while Bayern Munich carved out a 2-1 win against Augsburg in ... Read more...

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Bundesliga leaders Dortmund five clear of Bayern with win over Cologne


March 26th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 26 (IANS) Front-runners Borussia Dortmund crushed Cologne 6-1 while Stuttgart wrapped a lucky 1-0 win over Nuremberg in Bundesliga football.The "BVB" humbled struggling Cologne when they turned ... Read more...

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Government wins first NCTC battle in parliament (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) In a major relief to the government over the fiercely contested National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), three amendment motions moved by the opposition on ... Read more...

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Indian economy recovering, time for hard decisions: Mukherjee (Third Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With an assurance that there were clear signs of an economic recovery in India, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday started presenting what was his ... Read more...

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India’s growth disappointing, but recovering: Mukherjee (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said the growth of the Indian economy estimated at 6.9 percent during this fiscal year was "disappointing" as he ... Read more...

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Ibobi heads for Delhi to meet Congress leadership


March 8th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 8 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh left for New Delhi Thursday to consult Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other party leaders on the formation of ... Read more...

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Super Tuesday: Contenders share spoils


March 7th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Republicans appeared headed for a long bruising fight to pick up their nominee to challenge President Barack Obama in November with rivals sharing the spoils ... Read more...

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Crucial primaries await Republican front-runners


February 28th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) With new polls indicating that the race for Republican presidential nomination remains close and volatile, front-runners Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are pushing hard for ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Messi favourites at Laureus awards


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Argentina's football star Lionel Messi are the front runners for the the Laureus World Sports Awards ... Read more...

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Djokovic the player to beat at Melbourne Park


January 15th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 13 (IANS) The season's first Grand Slam is here and the man who walked in along with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in the chasing pack last ... Read more...

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Personal animosity should not shut down government: Obama (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) With a political gridlock again threatening a government shutdown, US President Barack Obama has accused opposition Republicans of grinding things to a halt over personal ... Read more...

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Republican animosity grinding government to a halt: Obama


December 16th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) President Barack Obama has accused opposition Republicans of grinding the government to a halt over personal animosity toward him - as well as an inability ... Read more...

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Railways favourites for national basketball titles


December 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Indian Railways would be looking at an encore by winning both the men's and women's titles at the 62nd senior National basketball championships commencing here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Close contests on cards in JK Tyre National Racing


October 14th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) With the titles up for grabs in all the three categories, the competitors will shift gears in the fifth and penultimate round of the JK Tyre ... Read more...

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India’s junior golfers eyeing for berths in Faldo Series Asia


September 26th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 26 (IANS) Syed Saqib of Bangalore and Ankur Chadha from the DLF, Gurgaon, will be among the front-runners at the Toyota - Indian Golf Union's (IGU) Faldo Series ... Read more...

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Sukhwinder, Karim front runners to replace Armando


September 21st, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) may appoint Sukhwinder Singh or Moroccan Karim Bencherifa as the national coach if the executive committee shoots down interim ... Read more...

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Aditya Patel wins second race


September 19th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Oschersleben (Germany), Sep 19 (IANS) India's Aditya Patel clinched the top honours Sunday to conclude a mixed weekend that saw him finish the first race in ninth spot before winning ... Read more...

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Maiden win for Feroz Khan in JK Tyre National Racing


September 17th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Young Feroz Khan (HCZ Racing) showcased his racing genes as he recorded his maiden win in the Indian Junior Touring Cars class by also clocking ... Read more...

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BJP’s PM wannabes more enthusiastic than party (Comment)


September 17th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
It is understandable that the Congress' present condition of disarray will encourage its opponents to take it on in an electoral battle. But curiously, the enthusiasm is noticeable more ... Read more...

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Focus on rural youth for strong democracy: Azharuddin


September 6th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The youth in rural and poor regions of the country need to be empowered for a better democracy and a strong nation, MP from ... Read more...

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Close contest likely in final round of Rotax Karting


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Close contests are on cards in the fifth and final round of the JK Tyre-FMSCI National Rotax Max Karting Championship beginning at the Meco Ministry of ... Read more...

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Women’s ex-captain in running for CA’s top post


August 20th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 20 (IANS) Belinda Clark, Australia's most successful women cricketer and captain, has emerged as one of the front runners for Cricket Australia's (CA) newly created post of cricket ... Read more...

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Tough fight for front-runners in JK Tyre National Racing


August 19th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) The front-runners would be hoping to consolidate their positions as the third round of the JK Tyre National Racing Championship gets under way here Saturday, but ... Read more...

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Support for Hazare grows across Rajasthan


August 18th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 18 (IANS) Support for social activist Anna Hazare's stir for a more inclusive anti-graft law is growing across Rajasthan, with protests rallies across the state and a half-day ... Read more...

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Easy win for Alok Kumar in national snooker


August 5th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Former champion Alok Kumar (PSPB) warmed up for his title assault in the senior national snooker championship with a comfortable 3-0 win against Nigel D'Souza of ... Read more...

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Goa’s Alemao brothers resign from cabinet, Congress


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Goa ministers and brothers Churchill Alemao and Joaquim Alemao Saturday submitted their resignations from the cabinet as also the Congress party, after Churchil's daughter was ... Read more...

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