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Sindhu knocks out London gold winner out of China Masters (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou, Sep 14 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu played the match of her life to knock London Olympics gold winner Li Xuerui out of the China Masters Superseries badminton event here ... Read more...

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TV series to capture Yuvraj Singh’s journey, victory over cancer


September 5th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) His highs, his lows, his struggles and his successful battle against cancer - cricketer Yuvraj Singh's journey has been captured in a three-part series "Zindagi Abhi ... Read more...

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Squash: Dipika shocks Serme to enter last 8


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 16 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal, the 20-year-old from Chennai, entered the quarterfinals of the Australian Open squash tournament by defeating sixth seed Camille Serme 3-11, 11-9, 11-9, 11-6, here ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil assures 6th medal for India (Fourth Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar assured India of a sixth medal at the London Olympics and his second successive at the Games by powering into the men's 66kg ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil Kumar assures sixth medal for India (Third Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar assured India of a sixth medal at the London Olympics by powering into the men's 66 kg freestyle wrestling final at the ExCel ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Greek grit secures win, knocks out Russia


June 17th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A stubborn performance from Greece and a Russian defensive fumble gave Greece an unlikely win and saw Russia eliminated in the group stage Saturday.Combined with ... Read more...

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A slice of today’s India, Dibakar’s ‘Shanghai’ must watch (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *** 1/2)


June 8th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shanghai"; Cast: Prosenjeet Chatterjee, Abhay Deol, Emraan Hashmi, Kalki Koechlin, Supriya Pathak and Farooque Shaikh; Director: Dibakar Banerjee; Rating: *** 1/2Watching "Shanghai" is revisiting your daily local newspaper, full of ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals ride on Rahane’s century to outclass Challengers (Roundup)


April 16th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) A brilliant unbeaten century by Ajinkya Rahane helped Rajasthan Royals humiliate Royal Challengers Bangalore by 59 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the jam-packed ... Read more...

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Book banning helps fundamentalists: Taslima Nasreen (Interview)


February 28th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Robbed of a home and a peaceful life, Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen feels that religious fundamentalists apart, the responsibility for her sufferings lies on the ... Read more...

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Farhan best for ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, says Milkha (Movie Snippets)


February 24th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Athlete Milkha Singh is happy that actor Farhan Akhtar is playing the lead part in "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", a biopic on his life."In my initial ... Read more...

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Few filmmakers interested in women leaders: Meryl Streep


February 17th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) Meryl Streep, who won the best actress BAFTA for her performance in "The Iron Lady", says she instantly said yes for the movie on former ... Read more...

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Loss to Lazio will do us good: Allegri


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 2 (IANS) AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri looked at the positives after his side lost to Lazio 0-2, saying "the terrible game can do us good" ... Read more...

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‘Tsunami displayed the resilience of Indians’


December 27th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) The way the affected people worked in the aftermath of the tsunami that hit Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam coast in 2004 and have recovered since then reflects ... Read more...

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Mumbai Test a draw, only the second with scores level


November 26th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) A heart-stopping finish to the third and final cricket Test between India and the West Indies, a match pregnant with all possible results, including a ... Read more...

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Judge who left Pakistan showed remarkable courage: Daily


October 26th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) The judge who convicted Punjab governor Salman Taseer's assassin and has now left Pakistan after facing death threats showed remarkable courage when he upheld the ... Read more...

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Paraplegic motorist sets his sights on Himalayan terrain (Feature)


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) It drives home a message of courage. A paraplegic motorist is set to create history by negotiating the twists and turns of the Himalayan terrain in ... Read more...

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World’s oldest man dies aged 114


April 15th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) The world's oldest man has died of an undisclosed illness at the age of 114 at his home in Montana, US.Walter Breuning was awarded the title ... Read more...

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Oz WC campaign deeply flawed, time for the next generation to come in: Roebuck


March 26th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 26 (ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck feels that Australia's 2011 World Cup campaign was deeply flawed, and believes that even before the quarterfinal exit to India, the writing was ... Read more...

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Bopanna and Qureshi stun Paes and Bhupathi


March 16th, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 16 (IANS) Third-seeded Indian pair Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi were stunned by India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, 6-3, 6-4, in ... Read more...

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S-band scam hasn’t harmed ISRO’s image: Former chief


February 26th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The 2G spectrum band allocation scam has not really affected or "pulled down" the image of the country's premier space research organisation, ISRO's former chairman K. ... Read more...

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The King’s Speech Receiving Flak From Historians


January 27th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
According to Martin Filler of the New York Review of Books and Christopher Hitchens the character of King George VI played by Collin Firth was nothing like a shy ruler but ... Read more...

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England’s sustained excellence in Ashes praiseworthy: Roebuck


December 29th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 29 (ANI): England deserves enormous credit for the sustained excellence of their cricket in this series. It has been a team without heroes or egos, a hard-working, tough, thoughtful and ... Read more...

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Tendulkar - enduring in both body and bat (Comment)


December 20th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Veturi Srivatsa Four years ago, some cricket buffs proclaimed it was the end of the road for Sachin Tendulkar as an international cricketer, simply because they saw his batting averages falling ... Read more...

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Amy Adams: Echantress turns Fighter


December 13th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Amy Adams the dainty gal who had enticed all with her performance as the stunningly beautiful Ella in Enchanted is now to be seen in ... Read more...

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Saina wins Hong Kong Open in ‘dream come true’ tie (Roundup)


December 12th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 12 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal showed her grit and class as she crushed China's Shixian Wang 15-21, 21-16, 21-17 in a marathon encounter to lift the Hong Kong Open ... Read more...

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Disabled team pulls off 108-km river rafting journey


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Proving grit and determination can overcome physical disability, a team of 13 disabled people rowed their bamboo rafts up the Hooghly river from Haldia in East Midnapore to ... Read more...

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Can Manasvi Mamgai Win The Miss World 2010 Crown?


October 29th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The countdown for the’ Miss World Pageant 2010’ to be held in the Republic of China has begun, with some very great expectations from all contestants.Reportedly, ... Read more...

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Emma Watson ‘had to grit her teeth during Potter kissing scenes’


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Emma Watson didn't pucker up for her kiss scenes - instead, she had to "grit her teeth" during the filming of the latest Harry Potter movie when she ... Read more...

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Big B hails India for CWG show


October 15th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is proud that India took the second position at the Commonwealth Games by winning a total of 101 medals.India's medal ... Read more...

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Video show captures unforgettable CGW moments


October 15th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Showcasing unforgettable moments of grit and determination, victory and joy, a brief video presentation Thursday nostalgically reprised the 2010 Commonwealth Games, as the audience at the ... Read more...

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Major Laishram Jyotin Singh conferred Ashok Chakra award posthumously for role in Afghanistan


August 14th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.14 (ANI): On the Independence Day-eve the President Pratibha Devisingh Patil conferred the Ashok Chakra award to Major Laishram Jyotin Singh.Maj Laishram Jyotin Singh gave up his life for ... Read more...

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Dutch indulged in ‘total thuggery’, entertaining Spain rightful winners


July 12th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Spain were rightly crowned world champions for the first time after beating The Netherlands in the final of the FIFA World Cup one nil, as they provided a ... Read more...

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Malaria-stricken Cheryl Cole may pull out of ‘X Factor’ this year


July 7th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Cheryl Cole is believed to be too sick to do 'X Factor' this year. The singer recently contracted the killer disease malaria.Cole, 27, may also pull out of ... Read more...

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Saina’s victory phenomenal: Gopichand (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Saina Nehwal's three titles in three weeks is a phenomenal achievement for the Indian sport, said her coach and former All England champion Pullela Gopichand. World No.3 Saina ... Read more...

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Dipika, Anaka advance to round 16


June 26th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Cologne, June 26 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal and Anaka Alankamony of India moved into round of 16 at the World Junior Women's Individual Squash Championships here. Dipika disposed off Katie Tutrone from the US ... Read more...

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