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Barcelona to set up academy in Indonesia


January 26th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 26 (IANS) Spanish football club FC Barcelona said it is going to set up the SCB Escola soccer academy in West Java, Indonesia, in a move expected to ... Read more...

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Indians shine in Chennai Open chess


January 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) The Indian trio of S.L. Narayanan, Akshayraj Kore and Vishnu Prasanna stunned Grandmasters Mark Paragua (Philippines), Dzhumaev Marat (Uzbekistan) and Gomez John Paul (Philippines) respectively in ... Read more...

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Another Mumbai-like attack will be big setback: PM to Pakistan


November 12th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Nov 12 (IANS) With a combative opposition accusing him of going soft on 26/11 terror, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said he was "optimistic" ... Read more...

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Scientists conjure graphene out of cookies


August 5th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Scientists can virtually conjure graphene, touted as a miracle material for its toughness and conductivity, out of just about anything - even cookies.Graphene, an allotrope of ... Read more...

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Sasikaran wins, Negi loses in 4th round of AAI Chess


June 25th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Krishnan Sasikaran won his second successive game while National champion Parimarjan Negi lost in the fourth round of the inaugural Airports Authority of India (AAI) ... Read more...

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Firth to return to the stage with Betrayal


March 28th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Oscar winning actor Colin Firth is planning to team up again with actor Kristin Scott Thomas for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal".This is Firth's first stage performance in ... Read more...

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Cameron Diaz & Colin Firth to star in ‘Gambit’


February 4th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several reports indicate that Cameron Diaz has landed a new role along with Colin Firth in an upcoming movie, “Gambit”.Diaz will be paying alongside Firth in ... Read more...

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Cameron Diaz in ‘Gambit’ remake


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz has been roped in to star alongside Colin Firth in a remake of the 1966 film "Gambit".The film that originally starred Michael Caine and ... Read more...

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Cameron Diaz, Colin Firth in ‘Gambit’ remake


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): The Coen Brothers are reportedly planning a remake of the 1966 film 'Gambit'.And they have apparently recruited Cameron Diaz and Colin Firth for the remake.The Coens will ... Read more...

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Anand has same points as Carlsen, but trails in tie-break


December 16th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand played out a draw against Michael Adams but Magnus Carlsen escaped with a draw against Vladimir Kramnik in the sixth round of the London Classic Chess ... Read more...

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First space humanoid robot to tweet about his adventures


August 7th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Aug 7 (ANI): The first humanoid robot to visit space, Robonaut 2, will not only help out astronauts at the International Space Station in maintenance work, but would also tweet about ... Read more...

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BP begins new attempt to seal gushing oil well in Gulf


May 27th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Gulf of Mexico (US), May 27 (ANI): BP went ahead on Wednesday afternoon with its most ambitious and potentially most consequential effort to plug the mile-deep gusher of oil that has been ... Read more...

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Anand cements place among all-time greats of chess (Profile)


May 12th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Chess players are by nature a sensitive lot. The slightest of things upset them - even the colour of the chair they sit on! So, to be forced to travel ... Read more...

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Anand wins final game to retain world chess title (Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, May 11 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand held his nerve and focus way better than his opponent Veselin Topalov here Tuesday to win the 12th and final game to retain his World Chess ... Read more...

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Hurman caused delay in ‘It’s My Life’: Boney Kapoor


April 30th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Boney Kapoor has finally decided to release the long pending Hurman Baweja-starrer "It's My Life". The filmmaker says that the actor himself was reponsible ... Read more...

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Anand, Negi held as all five Indians draw their games


January 18th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 18 (IANS) Five-time Corus champion and the reigning World Champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Nigel Short in the second round of the 72nd ... Read more...

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In death more than life Jackson dominated showbiz (Flashback 2009)


December 30th, 2009 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, Dec 30 (DPA) It was supposed to be the year of his greatest comeback and maybe in some ways it was. But along the way, the saga ... Read more...

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Anand held by Morozevic, placed joint second in Moscow meet


November 13th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 13 (IANS) World champions Vishwanathan Anand was held by Russian Alexander Morozevic in the seventh round of the Tal Memorial Chess here. Anand playing with white may have held hopes of ... Read more...

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Anand draws with Carlsen in sixth round; drops to second


November 12th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 12 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Magnus Carlsen, even as Vladimir Kramnik beat Ruslan Ponomariov to take outright lead at the end of the sixth round ... Read more...

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Anand beats Leko, joins Kramnik in lead at Tal Memorial chess


November 11th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 11 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand found a novel way against Peter Leko to register the lone win in the fifth round and join Vladimir Kramnik in shared lead at the Tal ... Read more...

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Liem emerges champion in Kolkata Open


September 10th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) Overnight leader Grand Master Le Quang Liem of Vietnam clinched the title with a drawn game against Indian International Master S. Satyapragyan in the final round of the ... Read more...

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Jackman accidentally slashes Kitsch’s hand with his Wolverine claws


May 5th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Aussie actor Hugh Jackman has revealed how he accidentally slashed the hand of his co-star Taylor Kitsch with his metallic claws while filming 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine'.Jackman, 40, was ... Read more...

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Advani cyber-connects to gather foot soldiers for campaign


January 16th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) gambit to cyber-connect with supporters ahead of the general elections seems to be working, with 1,360 volunteers from all over the country ... Read more...

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Anand draws ninth game, half point from world title


October 27th, 2008 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Bonn, Oct 27 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand held out for a tense draw in 45 moves in the ninth game of the 12-game World Chess Championship final against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in ... Read more...

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Anand one point away from retaining world chess title


October 25th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bonn, Oct 25 (IANS) India's Viswanathan Anand is just one step away from retaining his World Chess Championship title. His rival Vladimir Kramnik is now virtually on razor's edge as even the ... Read more...

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By suspending his campaign, McCain has invited danger, says GOP consultant


September 26th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.26 (ANI): A consultant to the Republican Party has said that its candidate -- Senator John McCain has taken a big risk by suspending his campaign this week. Fox News ... Read more...

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US now using high-tech Predators to counter Pak militants


September 13th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sep 13 (ANI): The United States is deploying Predator aircraft equipped with sophisticated new surveillance systems to counter terrorism in Pakistan , US military and intelligence officials have said. ... Read more...

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Humpy fights her way back, takes match into tie-breaker


September 12th, 2008 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Nalchik, Sep 11 (IANS) Koneru Humpy came back into contention as her young Chinese opponent Hou Yifan blundered in the crucial stage of the Women's World chess semi-finals Thursday. Humpy won the ... Read more...

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Anand draws again, lies at the bottom in Bilbao chess


September 10th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bilbao (Spain), Sep 10 (IANS) India's Viswanathan Anand languished at the bottom with yet another draw against Teimour Radjabov of Ukraine, his sixth in seven games, as he was still trying to ... Read more...

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Microsoft threatens Yahoo! with proxy battle


April 6th, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by admin
New York, April 6 (IANS) Microsoft Corp. has threatened Yahoo! Inc with a hostile takeover of the company if they do not agree to the offered deal within three weeks. Microsoft chief ... Read more...

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Saptarshi in joint lead at Kolkatta Open


March 30th, 2008 - 12:14 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Local lad and International Master (IM) Saptarshi Roy caused a sensation Saturday by defeating Grandmaster (GM) Neelotpal Das and was on course for his maiden GM norm at ... Read more...

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Rahman joins Dung-Laznica pair at top in Kolkata Open


March 28th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Grandmasters (GM) Nguyen Anh Dung of Vietnam and Viktor Laznicka of the Czech Republic settled for a quick draw between themselves in 21 moves Friday to remain at ... Read more...

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Haynes pays tribute to Ledger at awards function


February 24th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Director Todd Haynes paid tribute to late actor Heath Ledger for his "dazzling creative spirit" at the recently held Film Independent Spirit Awards. Haynes, who worked with Ledger ... Read more...

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Anand in good position to retain his title in Morelia


February 22nd, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Morelia (Mexico) Feb 22 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand, who has always liked to play in Mexico, is well placed to retain his title as the first leg of the Morelia-Linares Grandmasters chess tournament ... Read more...

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Anand dumps Carlsen in Morelia-Linares chess


February 18th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
Morelia, Feb 18 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand bounced back from his second round defeat and maintained his dominance over young Norwegian Magnus Carlsen with a comprehensive victory in the third round of the ... Read more...

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