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India bowled out for 438 against New Zealand (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Riding on a fine 159 by Cheteshwar Pujara, India ended their first innings at 438 shortly before the tea session against New Zealand on the second ... Read more...

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India extend lead at lunch (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) India extended their lead by 64 runs without loss to get to 371 for five in their first innings at lunch on the second day of ... Read more...

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‘Trishna’ a very beautiful yet tragic tale: Freida Pinto (Interview) (With Images)


July 15th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Freida Pinto, who became an overnight celebrity after the multiple-Oscar winning "Slumdog Millionaire", views her new film "Trishna" as a "very beautiful and yet tragic" ... Read more...

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Rain washes out second day’s play in Edgbaston Test


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 8 (IANS/CMC) After washing out play without a ball bowled on the opening day, rain again forced the abandonment of the second day of the third and final Test ... Read more...

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Rain washes out play in Birmingham Test


June 8th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Rain has wrecked the opening day of the third and final Test between England and West Indies at Edgbaston here, forcing play to be abandoned without ... Read more...

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Air India ground staff protest service terms (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) Employees of Air India Air Transport Services Ltd (AIATSL) at the international airport here are up in arms against the new service conditions they have been ... Read more...

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Kings XI wary of Gayle ’storm’ in revenge game


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 1 (IANS) In spite of languishing at the eighth slot in the table with five defeats and four wins in nine games, an unfazed Kings XI Punjab will ... Read more...

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Air India to clear dues by Saturday (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) After Air India promised to clear their salaries, many of its contractual ground staff who bunked duty Thursday morning returned to work, official sources said.Earlier, around ... Read more...

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AI ground staff bunk duties, flights hit


April 5th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Around a hundred ground staff working on contract with Air India (AI) failed to report for duty Thursday morning, hampering normal operations for the carrier at ... Read more...

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When a Bangladeshi judge set an example


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) A judge in Bangladesh refused to have his economy class seat in a Biman flight upgraded to a business class seat, saying the airline should not ... Read more...

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Kingfisher woes force fliers to shift to rival airlines


February 20th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 20 (IANS) With cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines cancelling, clubbing and re-scheduling its domestic flights on hourly basis, hundreds of its passengers are opting to fly out of Bangalore through ... Read more...

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Ayesha Takia, Siddharth Mallya at loggerheads


February 7th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Actress Ayesha Takia is upset after a ground staff member of Kingfisher Airlines misbehaved with her younger sister Nisha at the airport.The worst airline, ... Read more...

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‘14 million job seekers to move out of northeast by 2021′


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) A staggering 14 million people are expected to move out of India's northeastern states between 2011 and 2021 in search of jobs elsewhere in the country, ... Read more...

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WACA curator defends drinking binge of his ground staff


January 13th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) WACA curator Cameron Sutherland defended the actions of his ground staff, who were filmed drinking and lying on the pitch here Thursday ahead of the third ... Read more...

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Airline staff held for passenger’s missing money


November 9th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Nov 9 (IANS) The Mizoram Police Wednesday arrested six ground staff of a private airline after a Kolkata-bound passenger's Rs.7 lakh in cash went missing.A police officer said the ... Read more...

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Rain-hit Mumbai-Cobras match abandoned


October 1st, 2011 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Heavy and unabated rain late Friday washed out an exciting contest between spirited Mumbai Indians and South African Cape Cobras in the ICC Champions League Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Heavy rain holds up Bangalore CL T20 tie


October 1st, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sept 30 (IANS) Heavy rain for over a hour late Friday held up an exciting contest between spirited Mumbai Indians and underdogs Cape Cobras in the Champions League Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Mumbai set Cobras 177-run target in rain-hit tie


September 30th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 30 (IANS) A spirited Mumbai Indians late Friday set a 177-run target for Cape Cobras from South Africa in rain-hit Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) match at the Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

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Lyon becomes international off-spinner from a groundsman


July 26th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) The shock selection of off-spinner Nathan Lyon in the Australian squad for the tour of Sri Lanka next month explains how desperate the selectors were to ... Read more...

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India does first urban poverty survey


May 31st, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The first survey to determine how many poor live in India's urban areas will start early in June to ensure the success of the country's ... Read more...

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Testing time for fans as rain plays spoilsport (IPL Diary)


May 14th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) Sudden showers after a hot afternoon disrupted play in the Indian Premier League match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR at the ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals steer clear of Warne and Modi


May 11th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals Wednesday distanced themselves from their captain Shane Warne's outburst and the tweet of suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi over the ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda threatened to unleash “nuclear hellstorm” if Osama is assassinated: Wikileaks


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Al-Qaeda terrorists have threatened to unleash a "nuclear hellstorm" on the West if Osama Bin Laden is caught or assassinated, the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' has revealed, detailing the ... Read more...

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Will Britain use Harriers to silence Gaddafi forces?


April 18th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Sixty Harrier jump jets that could be used to deal with Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces are kept in British hangers, waiting to be scrapped under defence ... Read more...

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Man cheating people with aviation sector jobs arrested


March 10th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A man has been arrested for allegedly cheating several people with promises of lucrative jobs in the aviation sector, police said Thursday.Deepak Mishra, 38, owner ... Read more...

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Woman pilot? Won’t fly!


February 25th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) A Mumbai-bound flight was delayed by one-and-a-half hours at the Delhi airport Friday morning -- first by fog and then by a passenger who did not want ... Read more...

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Tantrum throwing Faye Dunaway denied upgrades on flights


February 21st, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 21 (ANI): Actress Faye Dunaway, who was nicknamed "The Bitch" by flight attendants on one US airline, is said to have been denied an upgrade due to the notorious ... Read more...

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Brian McFadden involved in alleged drunken outburst on Virgin flight to Oz


February 17th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 17 (ANI): Former Westlife member Brian McFadden was detained by Federal Police at Sydney Airport after he allegedly got drunk and abusive on a Virgin flight from LA.McFadden, 30, was ... Read more...

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Pakistani airline strike disrupts 120 flights


February 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Pilots and ground staff of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) continued their strike for the third day Thursday, disrupting at least 120 flights scheduled for various domestic ... Read more...

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Pak-New Zealand test set for exciting final day finish


January 18th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 18 (ANI): Pakistan needs 274 runs on the final day to win the second Test against New Zealand after bowling the hosts out for 293 late on the fourth ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu national highway still closed


December 31st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 31 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu national highway remained closed for the second day Friday as snowfall and inclement weather threw life out of gear across the Kashmir Valley."Four feet deep snow ... Read more...

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Narrow escape for Goa-Delhi Indigo flight


September 9th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 9 (ANI): An Indigo Flight GE-333 from Goa to New Delhi reportedly had a narrow escape on Wednesday when attempting to land at Delhi's Palam Airport.Passengers on the flight ... Read more...

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Southwest Airlines Asks Woman To Unboard Flight Because She Is Thin!


July 27th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Southwest Airlines is soon becoming famous for showing under and over weight passengers who board their aircraft the exit. After a report about the airlines that ... Read more...

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We wanted to win it for Murali: Sangakkara


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara dedicated his team's ten-wicket win over India to Muttiah Muralitharan, who played his last Test at the Galle International Stadium ... Read more...

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Pilot does belly landing after seeing it once on YouTube


June 4th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) A private pilot who landed his plane on its belly in Corsica after the landing gear locked said it was "a dangerous thing" to to but he had ... Read more...

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