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Champions League: Messi’s brace sinks brave Spartak


September 20th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lionel Messi scored twice in nine minutes to turn a potential defeat into 3-2 victory for Barcelona in their Champions League football opener against Spartak ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russia labour to beat Northern Ireland


September 8th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia beat Northern Ireland 2-0 in their World Cup qualifier here under coach Fabio Capello, in his first competitive game in-charge.Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland team ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Wanted someone to take care of Queen’s time


September 6th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) If you are the one who can take care of time-pieces, you have a chance to serve the British Queen.The Queen is seeking a time-piece expert, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BSP welcomes cabinet nod for reservation in job promotion


September 4th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati Tuesday welcomed the union cabinet's approval to a bill to give Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes reservation in job ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

SRK ‘ek kamre mein band’ a la ‘Bobby’


September 4th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 4 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is shooting in Kashmir's Gulmarg Town, spent Monday night in the same room where legendary Raj Kapoor filmed the famous ... Read more...

Posted in National |

SRK learnt life’s important lesson in Pahalgam (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was shooting for Yash Chopra's untitled directorial project in Kashmir, has wrapped up his schedule here and says he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Punctual Big B says ’sorry’ for coming late


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is one of the few stars who is always punctual but he got late for a "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) event Wednesday and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now Duff set to star in comedy show


August 14th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Singer Hilary Duff's responsibility as a mother doesn't prevent her from accepting television assignments. She has signed a development deal with 20th Century Fox ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Olympic hockey: Valiant Indians go down 2-3 to the Netherlands (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Eight time winners India gave tough fight to much higher ranked Netherlands before going down 2-3 in their opening London Olympic Games pool B men's hockey ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cheer up ladies, for your babies’ sake


July 4th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Expectant mothers can benefit a lot by staying happy in their daily life. A British study has found expectant mothers suffering from stress are 60 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Lack of rest killed us against Spain: Italy coach


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy coach Cesare Prandelli acknowledged Monday his side had struggled to cope with the physical demands of Euro 2012 after their 4-0 thrashing at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nasri abuses French journalist


June 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Samir Nasri was involved in a foul-mouthed tirade with a French journalist after his team's Euro 2012 exit at the hands of Spain Saturday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nod for $1.8 bn defence procurement proposals


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's defence ministry Friday gave its approval to three key proposals from the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Indian Navy to buy 14 new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dalai Lama meets fellow Nobel icon Suu Kyi


June 20th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 20 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama met fellow Nobel laureate and Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in London, an aide of the spiritual leader ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Euro 2012: Last-gasp Navas goal sends Spain through, Croatia out


June 19th, 2012 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A nervous Spain left it late to beat Croatia with a Jesus Navas strike for a 1-0 win that books their place in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Euro 2012: Italy have fitness problems, says coach Prandelli


June 15th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy have problems with fitness and these are costing the team as players flag in the final half-hour, coach Cesare Prandelli said.A Mario ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

France played much better than England, says Evra


June 12th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS) French defender Patrice Evra feels his team played better than England in the 1-1 draw in their Euro 2012 football opener at the Donbass Arena.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

France, England draw their Euro 2012 opener


June 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Goals from two Manchester City players saw England and France share the points in a 1-1 draw in their Euro 2012 Group D opener ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Viv blasts woeful Windies, says Ramdin has ‘deteriorated’


May 29th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' legendary captain Sir Vivian Richards has blasted the Caribbean side's disastrous batting in the second Test at Trent Bridge against England and has criticised ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Santos equal record to cruise into Copa Libertadores quarter-finals


May 11th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 11 (IANS) Santos equalled their greatest winning margin in the Copa Libertadores with an 8-0 humiliation of Bolivar at the Vila Belmiro stadium.Brazil internationals Neymar, Elano ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chanderpaul joins 10,000-run club but Windies face defeat


April 27th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 27 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul surpassed 10,000 runs in Test cricket but was one of two key wickets to fall in the last half-hour, leaving the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Six-party talks on Iran n-programme ‘positive’ (Lead, Correcting day in intro)


April 14th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Saturday after a 15-month impasse, have been described as "positive" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Six-party talks on Iran n-programme ‘positive’


April 14th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Friday after a 15-month impasse, have been described as "positive" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Assange-hosted TV show to debut in Russia


April 13th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 10-part political discussion hosted by Julian Assange, founder of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, will be broadcast on the Russia Today television channel starting April 17."The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Talks to benefit India, Pakistan: UAE daily


April 10th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 10 (IANS/WAM) Improved relations and regular talks between India and Pakistan will benefit both countries and "will deliver a blow to elements which have kept this ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Communal literature at PM’s rally in Goa?


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) Controversies surrounding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's election rally in Goa two days ago simply refuse to die.Election officials said they have asked police and other ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Berlocq beats Simon in Mexican Open


February 29th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 29 (IANS) Frenchman Gilles Simon crashed out of the Mexican Open tennis tournament, losing in the first round to Argentine Carlos Berlocq 6-7 (5), 3-6.The world number ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rahul storms Lucknow


February 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Congress star campaigner Rahul Gandhi zoomed through different parts of Lucknow in an unusual three-and-a-half-hour roadshow Thursday.In keeping with his own brand of politics, Rahul ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Third tier Mirandes reach semis of Spanish Copa del Rey


January 25th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 25 (IANS) Third-tier side Mirandes produced one of the biggest surprises in the history of Spain's Copa del Rey football when they defeated Espanyol to earn a place ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dubai-born Kashmiri brings ‘change’ to her village (With Images)


January 8th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 8 (IANS) Moved by the plight of her remote village in Jammu and Kashmir state, a Kashmiri woman born and brought up in Dubai relinquished what could have ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

No art and culture without cinema, says Kashmiri filmmaker


December 29th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) Young Kashmiri filmmaker Ali Emran Kureshi, who premiered his digital feature film "Khudi" here, strongly advocates the cause of cinema in the valley."If we have art ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cadets shake a leg at NDA Ball


November 20th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 20 (IANS) After three years of arduous training, cadets at the prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA) had a chance to spend a glamorous evening - shaking a leg ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

2G case: Swamy gets copy of case file


November 17th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy Thursday visited the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarters here to collect a certified copy of the 2G case ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Carbon monoxide has calming effect on nerves


November 9th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 9 (IANS) Carbon monoxide (CO), a tasteless, colourless and odourless gas emitted by vehicle exhausts and generators, dubbed the silent killer, can also soothe frayed nerves.Itzhak Schnell, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Five-day week in Pakistan offices to save energy


October 14th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) In a bid to conserve energy, a five-day week will be observed in all public and private offices from Oct 15.The interior ministry Thursday issued the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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