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Crowds finally turn up for Nehru Cup final

September 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) It took a final clash between a full strength Cameroon and India for football fans to throng the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday.Fans have chosen ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Brazil captain Silva predicts attacking gold medal match

August 9th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Brazil captain Thiago Silva has predicted an attacking gold medal duel against Mexico in Saturday's Olympic final at Wembley Stadium in London.Mexico have scored seven goals ... Read more...

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Kerala villagers unite to thwart high court order

August 3rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) Villapinsalla was once a sleepy village on the outskirts of the city until the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation set up a waste treatment plant there a decade ago. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US state faces doctor, nurse shortages

July 2nd, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) The US state of Texas will need 71,000 more nurses and 39,000 additional family physicians by 2020.The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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Russia lack the pace to be a top team: Arshavin

June 8th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russians lack the pace to be considered Euro 2012 favourites, captain Andrei Arshavin said Friday.Dick Advocaat's side kick-off their Group A campaign late ... Read more...

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Super Kings focusing on winning: Bichel

May 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) With Australian stars, batsman Michael Hussey and seamer Ben Hilfenhaus bringing the Chennai Super Kings squad to its full strength, bowling coach Andy Bichel believes that ... Read more...

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Depleted Salgaocar face Mohun Bagan challenge

April 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 13 (IANS) Salgaocar Sports Club will find themselves severely depleted as they prepare to take on the might of Mohun Bagan in the 25th round I-League clash at ... Read more...

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Work at Kudankulam quickens for first reactor

April 7th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Work at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is progressing rapidly with employees working even on holidays to get the atomic regulator's nod to reopen the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

I-League: Prayag look to avenging defeat

March 23rd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Prayag United will kick-start the I-League campaign after almost a month's break when they host Mumbai FC at the Yuba Bharati Krinangan Saturday looking to avenge ... Read more...

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Confident of a good show in AFC Challenge Cup: Medeira

March 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 7 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira was confident of a good show from the 2008 champions in the AFC Challenge Cup that starts here Thursday."The team has ... Read more...

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Asian Grand Prix archery: Rich medal haul for India

February 19th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) India won the men's compound team title to top the medal chart with a rich haul of four gold, five silver and two bronze as the ... Read more...

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Samota, Manpreet lead 10-member Indian team for Kazakh boxing meet

February 8th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Established pugilists Paramjeet Samota, Manpreet Singh and L. Devendro Singh figure in a 10-member Indian team which has been picked for an international boxing tournament ... Read more...

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I-League: All roads lead to the Goan Derby

January 28th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Jan 28 (IANS) Defending champions Salgaocar's fine run of six wins in seven matches will be under threat as they meet arch-rivals Dempo Sports Club in the Goa derby ... Read more...

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Prayag cautious ahead of ‘prestige battle’

January 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Prayag United SC take on Chirag Kerala in an I-League football clash at the Salt Lake Thursday. Prayag, who have been the surprise package so far, ... Read more...

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Bayern likely to play in Delhi in January

October 11th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) Famed German soccer outfit F. C. Bayern Munich could be seen in action in the national capital early next year, if all goes according to ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians’ character will be tested against Super Kings

September 23rd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) It will be a test of character for Mumbai Indians who will be going into their Champions League T20 opener against title holders the Chennai ... Read more...

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Injury-hit Mumbai Indians allowed five foreign players

September 22nd, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) With as many as eight players, including Sachin Tendulkar, sidelined owing to injuries or otherwise not available, Mumbai Indians Thursday were permitted to field five ... Read more...

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Greater Noida farmers vow to reject land takeover package

September 3rd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 3 (IANS) Over 40 Greater Noida farmers from 20 villages Saturday vowed not to accept the state government's compensation package for land takeover, a peasant leader said.At ... Read more...

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We can’t over-respect India: Bell

July 18th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) England batsman Ian Bell has immense respect for the Indian cricket team but says he can't over-respect the World No.1 Test side.Bell said England are ... Read more...

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Rule on fielding full-strength teams in EPL to be relaxed

July 15th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) The controversial rule to punish English Premier League clubs for fielding "weakened teams" is to be revisited and relaxed from this season by the Football ... Read more...

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Zaheer, Sreesanth out of West Indies Test series (Lead)

June 10th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan and S. Sreesanth have been ruled out of the Test series against the West Indies with injuries."Zaheer has a ... Read more...

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All seniors will be available for selection: BCCI

May 2nd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Refuting media reports that cricketers are looking for rest after the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Indian cricket board said Monday that all senior players ... Read more...

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India should field full-strength side against West Indies: Lorgat

April 27th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat said they are looking forward to a full-stength Indian side on the West Indies tour as ... Read more...

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Toyota, Honda announce production cuts in North America

April 9th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 9 (IANS) Toyota and Honda Motor Company Friday announced production cuts at their assembly operations in Canada and the US because of the shortage of parts caused by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

50,000 to attend 2nd World Kannada meet in Belgaum

March 10th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum, March 10 (IANS) Around 50,000 Kannadigas from across India and around 200 from abroad will gather in this north Karnataka town for three days from Friday for the ... Read more...

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Pak will “have to give more than 100 per cent effort” to beat mighty Sri Lanka: Afridi

February 25th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Hambantota, Feb 25(ANI): Pakistan limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said that the comfortable win against Kenya gave Pakistan's World Cup crusade a good start, but they will have to give "more than ... Read more...

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Kenya will prove to be tough opponent for Pak’ in WC opener: Steve Tikolo

February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Hambantota (Sri Lanka), Feb 23(ANI): Kenyan all-rounder Steve Tikolo has warned Pakistan against taking his team lightly, saying that the Shahid Afridi-led team would have to be at full strength for its ... Read more...

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Kannada writer takes on Hema Malini in Rajya Sabha polls

February 21st, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) Yesteryears film actress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Hema Malini Monday filed her nomination for the Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka. She will face noted ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sri Lanka cannot take Canada lightly (Preview)

February 19th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hambantota (Sri Lanka), Feb 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka, Cricket World Cup finalists four years ago, will not take Canada lightly when they open their campaign in the 2011 edition at the ... Read more...

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Goa’s lifeguards call off strike, get back to beaches

December 11th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Goa's beaches are again safe for swimming as more than 300 lifeguards have called off their six-day old strike Saturday, a private beach management agency official said. ... Read more...

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‘Low-carb beer myth’ duped Oz drinkers: Poll

December 10th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): A poll has revealed that the low-carb beer "myth" has duped Australian drinkers.Almost three-quarters (71 per cent) of low-carb beer drinkers who responded to a VicHealth poll said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Auckland’s Eden Park authorities ban full-strength beer in stadium

December 5th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 5(ANI): Full-strength beer has been given the boot from Auckland's Eden Park for the upcoming Twenty20 international and the one-day series against Pakistan.The ban comes as fall-out continues from ... Read more...

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Beckham confirmed for Jets match in Australia

November 22nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.22 (ANI): Former England football star David Beckham has been named in the LA Galaxy squad to play A-League side Newcastle Jets on November 27.According to Fox Sports, Beckham ... Read more...

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Pak hockey team should “play with attacking strategy” to win gold at Guangzhou: Islah

November 21st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 21 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Islahuddin has expressed hope that Pakistan can still win the hockey gold medal at the ongoing Asian Games in Guangzhou if they "play with an ... Read more...

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Oz greats criticize Cricket Australia’s decision to rest Ponting

November 8th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 8 (ANI): Cricket Australia's decision to rest skipper Ricky Ponting from final ODI encounter against Sri Lanka has drawn wide criticism from cricketers who see it as a sign of ... Read more...

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