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India seniors laud U-19 World Champions


August 26th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Members of the senior India team complemented their Under-19 counterparts for winning the World Cup in Australia after their own victory in the first Test ... Read more...

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‘China wants to maintain instability in northeast India’


August 26th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) China's role in northeastern India is not to create instability but "to maintain instability" because it wants to keep India out of Myanmar, says veteran ... Read more...

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Sahara pick up Lucknow franchise of HI League


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Indian hockey's chief sponsor Sahara India Pariwar announced Monday that they have bought the Lucknow franchise of the proposed Hockey India League (HIL).Speaking on the occasion ... Read more...

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Lock up spies but release fishermen, says Pakistani daily


June 30th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) Spies should be locked up but Pakistan and India must think about how "we treat those fishermen unwary or unlucky enough to cross the invisible line", ... Read more...

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Santos reach Sao Paulo state championship final


April 30th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 30 (IANS) Brazilian international striker Neymar scored a hat-trick as Santos advanced to the Sao Paulo state championship final with a 3-1 victory over Sao Paulo.Neymar ... Read more...

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Mourinho commits future to Madrid after Champions League failure


April 26th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 26 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has confirmed that he intended to remain as coach at the club for next season.Speaking after his side's failure to ... Read more...

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Thiago Silva likely to miss Barca game, says Allegeri


March 25th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, March 25 (IANS) AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri said Thiago Silva is likely to sit out of his side's Champions League game against Barcelona Wednesday due to ... Read more...

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Allegations will destroy all that I have achieved: Cairns


March 6th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns says his personal life and successful 20-year cricket career has been tarnished by claims of match-fixing made by former Indian ... Read more...

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Are Vanessa Bryant and Kobe back together?


February 16th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vanessa Bryant was at the game between the Lakers and the Hawks on Valentine’s Day. After the game, Vanessa and estranged husband Kobe Bryant were seen ... Read more...

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Juventus beat AC Milan in first leg of Coppa Italia semifinals


February 9th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 9 (IANS) Thanks to a brace from Martin Caceres, Juventus beat AC Milan 2-1 at the San Siro in the first leg of the Coppa Italia football ... Read more...

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‘India needs to engage Central Asia for 30 years’


January 13th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Eurasia, and specifically resource-rich Central Asia that is witnessing a new version of the Great Game as the interests of various powers converge, should be ... Read more...

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Netherlands wary of German challenge in Euro 2012


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Dec 3 (IANS) The draw for Euro 2012 Football Championships in Kiev led to mixed feelings for the Netherlands, who find themselves in Group B with strong outfits ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: Spirited Nepal held 1-1 by Maldives


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A spirited Nepal were unfortunate to be held 1-1 by the Maldives while traditional rivals Pakistan and Bangladesh played out a goalless draw on the ... Read more...

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Time travel with fairies and dollmakers (IANS Book Review)


November 20th, 2011 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Dollmakers' Island"; Author: Anuradha Kumar; Publisher: GyaanaBooks; Pages: 240; Price: Rs 225In "The Stone Raft", Portuguese author Jose Saramago writes about the Iberian peninsula breaking off from the European ... Read more...

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India playing great game in Afghanistan, says Musharraf


November 7th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) India is trying to gain influence in Kabul after the planned US withdrawal by 2014 and President Hamid Karzai is "going along" with it, former ... Read more...

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Florida State routs Boston College


November 4th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Boston College were humiliated 38-7 by Florida State on Thursday night. The loss ended the dreams of Boston in reaching the Bowl this season. This will ... Read more...

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Committed to eradicate match-fixing: Cricket Australia


November 2nd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 2 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland says administrators need to step up their effort to make cricket corruption free in the wake of the conviction ... Read more...

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Danes beats Portugal 2-1 to qualify for Euro 2012 Finals


October 12th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Oct 12 (IANS) The Danish football team qualified for the 2012 European Championship Finals with a convincing 2-1 victory over visiting Portugal.The first goal was scored by Danish Michael ... Read more...

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Llodra-Zimonjic claim China Open men’s doubles title


October 9th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing Oct 9 (IANS) Third-seeded duo Michael Llodra and Nenad Zimonjic overpowered Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) to lift the China Open men's doubles tennis title ... Read more...

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2011 LSU vs. Mississippi State


September 16th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Starkville, Miss., Sept 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In front of almost 60,000 screaming spectators, the LSU put up an impressive performance to beat Mississippi State 19-6. The game was played at the Davis ... Read more...

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American football comes to India


August 5th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) American football is coming to India with the launch of Elite Football League of India (EFLI) next year.The inaugural season of the EFLI will be played ... Read more...

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Violent response in case of n-attack: IAF chief


July 26th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) With Pakistan having just tested its Nasr nuclear-capable tactical missile, India Tuesday said its retaliatory strike in case of a nuclear attack on its soil ... Read more...

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Narendra Sarila, Mountbatten’s aide and diplomat, passes away


July 8th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Narendra Singh Sarila, former aide de camp to Lord Mountbatten, India's last viceroy, and former ambassador to France, died Friday after a prolonged illness at ... Read more...

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Afghan great game to influence India-Pakistan ties


June 25th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) With the talks between the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan ending with a decision to explore more cross-Kashmir CBMs, the focus has now ... Read more...

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Li Na lifts French Open singles title, first Asian grand slam singles winner (Lead)


June 4th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 4 (IANS) Chinese Li Na created history Saturday as she won the first-ever grand slam women's singles title for China and Asia, beating defending champion Francesca Schiavone of ... Read more...

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NASA astronauts challenge public to ‘Earth vs. space chess match’


April 29th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Two NASA astronauts, who will launch into space on Friday, are challenging the people of Earth to a chess rematch.Greg Chamitoff and Greg H. Johnson will play ... Read more...

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Clarke defends minnow nations’ participation in World Cup


April 4th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4(ANI): New Australian captain Michael Clarke has spoken out in support of the minnow nations following the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s proposed plans to cut the number of competing teams ... Read more...

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Clarke tipped to go flat out as Oz cricket skipper


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 3 (ANI): Michael Clarke's supposed ability to relate to younger fans - played a part in his appointment as Australia's 43rd cricket captain.This suggests he has the monumental burden ... Read more...

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Warne predicts India will win World Cup


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Australian spin wizard Shane Warne Saturday predicted an Indian win in the World Cup final against Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium.Warne, who is here ... Read more...

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Pakistanis pray for great game of cricket


March 28th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) Pakistanis on Facebook have said they are "all looking forward to a great game of cricket" at Mohali, while a cricket fan on Twitter said: ... Read more...

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Manmohan invites Zardari, Gilani for cricket — and peace (Night Intro)


March 26th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) In a replay of cricket diplomacy that could help resume their stalled peace process, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday invited Pakistani leaders Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Indian PM invites Zardari, Gilani for India-Pakistan match (Second Intro Roundup)


March 26th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) In an expansive diplomatic overture, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday invited Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani for a ... Read more...

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Manmohan invites Zardari, Gilani for cricket — and peace (Intro Roundup)


March 25th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) In a replay of cricket diplomacy that could help resume their stalled peace process, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday invited Pakistani leaders Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to watch Mohali match, invites Pak President, PM to join


March 25th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, who will be watching the World Cup Cricket semifinal match between India and Pakistan on March 30, has invited President ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Zardari, Gilani to watch cricket — for peace (Roundup)


March 25th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) In a replay of cricket diplomacy that could help resume their stalled peace process, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday invited Pakistani leaders Asif Ali ... Read more...

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