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Inter-institutional TT: Most seeded players in pre-quarters


August 26th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Men's ninth seed Devesh Karia and 13th ranked Sourav Chakraborty bit the dust even as most seeded players made it to the pre-quarter-finals in the men's ... Read more...

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It’s Onam , but few homes will do the full 26-dish sadhya


August 24th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) It is going to be one week of laying out the most elaborate spread at many households in Kerala. Irrespective of caste, creed or religion, almost ... Read more...

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Jaitley confident of mid-term poll prospects


September 27th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) With the Congress struggling to handle the 2G controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Tuesday said if mid-term elections are held now, ... Read more...

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Indians are playing far too many competitive matches: Akram


May 26th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram says the Indians are playing too much of cricket and Gautam Gambhir's fitness issue is a case in point. ... Read more...

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World’s first android marathon flagged off


February 25th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): It has begun - the world's first pint-sized robos have set off on the world's first robot marathon.The event got under way in Osaka, Japan, today with five ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Botha feels spinners have to attack, look for wickets


February 21st, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) South Africa's frontline spinner Johan Botha feels that spinners will have to attack and look for wickets on the helpful sub-continent pitches in the World Cup.After their ... Read more...

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Tweaking of format robs World Cup of real suspense


February 16th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Veturi Srivatsa New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Can the cricket World Cup push the various scams, the clamour for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe and the eagerly awaited union budget out ... Read more...

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National volleyball: Tamil Nadu, Railways bag titles


December 19th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Indian Railways completed a hat-trick of titles in the women's section while Tamil Nadu defended their men's crown in the finals of the Velammal Silver Jubilee Senior National ... Read more...

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Tomic a win away from Australian Open wild card


December 19th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 19 (DPA) US Open junior champion Bernard Tomic is now just a win away from earning the Australian Open wild card with a 7-6(4), 6-4 semi-final defeat of Kaden Hensel ... Read more...

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Bopara, Cook among five told to play in county cricket


August 10th, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Five England players, who were part of the miserable innings defeat in the fourth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at Headingley, have been asked to go back and ... Read more...

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Saina battles past Ratchanok into quarter-finals


June 25th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) World No. 8 Saina Nehwal battled past Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon 18-21, 21-12, 21-18 to seal a quarter-final place at the Malaysian Open Grand Prix Gold badminton ... Read more...

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Button wins again as Vettle makes early mistake


June 7th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, June 7 (DPA) Jenson Button was gifted the lead by Sebastian Vettel as the Briton went on to make it six victories in seven Formula One season races, at the Turkish ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The Obamas will go the full distance to get their favourite pizzas!


April 11th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama had a St. Louis chef flown all the way to Washington, D.C., to make pizzas for them in ... Read more...

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Olympian Stephanie Rices grandpa says she is no party girl


August 11th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug.11 (ANI): Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rices grandfather, Jack, has refuted allegations that his granddaughter is a party animal, and describes as a swimmer par excellence with a down to ... Read more...

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