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Sai Praneeth fails to qualify for China Masters


September 11th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou, Sep 11 (IANS) Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth Tuesday failed to qualify for the main draw of the men's singles in the China Masters Super Series Premier.Sai, World No.69, ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) After a week's lull, heavy rains lashed Mumbai and surrounding areas again since early Tuesday, disrupting normal vehicular movement during the peak hours, officials said.The downpour, ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod for job promotion quotas; BJP, SP, BSP spar (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in government job promotions. It immediately created ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi University on teachers’ attendance


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) on a plea for introducing biometric attendance system ... Read more...

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Chandhok finishes seventh at Silverstone


August 27th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian racer Karun Chandhok, in his JRM Racing, finished seventh overall in the 6 Hours of Silverstone in the fourth round of the World Endurance Championship.Just ... Read more...

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India tighten noose on Kiwis, rain curtails third day’s play (Second Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) India tightened noose on New Zeland but heavy rains in the post-lunch session forced the umpires to call off the play on the third day ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kobe Bryant watches Federer win


August 4th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) National Basketball Association (NBA) star Kobe Bryant was in the Centre Court crowd at Wimbledon in the Olympic Games to witness the longest three-set tennis ... Read more...

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Grid failure hits NALCO power units in Odisha


August 1st, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) Two units of the captive power plant of the state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) in Odisha collapsed Tuesday due to the failure of Eastern Grid, ... Read more...

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Chantelle, Reid name their daughter Dolly


July 25th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Model Chantelle Houghton and her fiance fighter Alex Reid have named their baby girl Dolly.The couple welcomed their daughter June 17 but were unable to decide ... Read more...

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Powell’s century leaves India A in a tight spot


June 18th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 18 (IANS/CMC) India A will be hard put to save the third and final Test and the series after opener Kieran Powell's gritty century gave West ... Read more...

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Ensure adequate drinking water supplies: Dikshit to DJB


June 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to ensure adequate supplies of drinking water in the capital, and warned of strict action ... Read more...

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Gates praises India for containing polio


May 31st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Bill Gates met Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad here Thursday and praised India's triumph over polio, even as the software tycoon's foundation is also helping ... Read more...

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Fire engulfs factory in Delhi


May 27th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a garment factory here Sunday, but no one was injured, a fire service officer said.It took firemen over four-and-a ... Read more...

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Gambhir hopeful of victory in IPL final


May 26th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir, conceding that the Chennai Super Kings will enjoy the home advantage in the Indian Premier League final here Sunday, ... Read more...

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‘The Best Exotic…’ takes gentle look at India: Lillete Dubey


May 20th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Lillete Dubey says that unlike "Slumdog Millionaire", director John Madden's "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" takes a gentle look at India."It's not like Slumdog ... Read more...

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Mock drill conducted at Agartala airport


May 18th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 18 (IANS) Agartala airport authorities Friday conducted a mock drill to test its preparedness for crises like crash, emergency landing and hijacking, officials said.Unaware about the exercise, passengers ... Read more...

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Akhilesh government takes ahead Agra-Lucknow Expressway project


May 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Keeping with its promise of giving fresh impetus to infrastructure in the state, the Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government has expedited work on the ambitious Agra- ... Read more...

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Finnair starts service to western China city of Chongqing


May 17th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 17 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen its presence in the growing Asian market nordic carrier Finnair has started a direct flight to western China city of Chongqing, ... Read more...

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US apologises for frisking SRK


April 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The US Friday apologised to Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan for "an inconvenience" experienced by him at the White Plains airport in New York ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul hails West Indies’ rookies


April 9th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 9 (IANS/CMC) Experienced West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has praised the maturity of the side's younger players and said their performance against Australia in the first Test here ... Read more...

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Edwards, Brathwaite 50s lift Windies


April 8th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 8 (IANS/CMC) Vice captain Kirk Edwards and teenaged opener Kraigg Brathwaite stroked contrasting half-centuries to give the West Indies a strong start but rain forced an anti-climatic end ... Read more...

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Talks for release of Italians remain inconclusive (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 22 (IANS) Talks to secure the release of two Italians held hostage by Maoists remained inconclusive Thursday with the interlocutors named by the ultras insisting authorities to bring ... Read more...

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Lack of facilities hinders primary education in Azamgarh (With Images)


March 10th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), March 10 (IANS) Even as Uttar Pradesh elected a new government in the hope for change, people of Azamgarh, especially its teachers, hope poor roads and electricity ... Read more...

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Newly-wed couple in Agra found dead in bathroom


March 9th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 9 (IANS) A newly-wed couple from Agra was found lying dead in the bathroom of their home Thursday evening, police said.Newly-wed Puneet Gupta (26) and Varsha (25) of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court trips army chief in age row battle (Evening Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh suffered a blow Friday in the Supreme Court, forcing him to withdraw his plea demanding that his birth date ... Read more...

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Won’t be retiring at the end of this Test: Ponting


January 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting Tuesday sent out a strong message to his detractors with his 41st Test century and said he won't be retiring after ... Read more...

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Australia dominate with centuries by Clarke, Ponting (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Unbeaten centuries by skipper Michael Clarke and his predecessor Ricky Ponting took Australia to a mammoth 335 for three in the first innings after the ... Read more...

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Train engine catches fire


December 26th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) The engine of the Dharmanagar-bound passenger train Monday caught fire in Tripura but no one was hurt, police said here.Flames enveloped the engine at Nabincherra in ... Read more...

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When Putin fielded 88 questions in 4.5 hours


December 16th, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin answered 88 questions during his annual live Q&A; session, which lasted for more than four and a half hours Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Relatives say fire fighters came late, minister denies


December 9th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Relatives of AMRI Hospital fire victims Friday evening alleged that the fire fighters arrived two hours late and were initially ill-equipped - without masks and with ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly restates stand on Mullaperiyar Dam


December 9th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 9 (IANS) In a rare unity in the Kerala assembly, the 141-member house Friday unanimously passed a resolution that the central government should sanction a new dam ... Read more...

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Anil wants leaner look after meeting Isaque Bagwan


November 18th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, who will play supercop Isaque Bagwan in Sanjay Gupta's "Shootout At Wadala", is determined to extend the number of hours in the ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson doctor found guilty of manslaughter


November 8th, 2011 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) A court jury in Los Angeles Monday found pop superstar Michael Jackson's personal physician Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the singer's anaesthetic-induced death.The ... Read more...

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Quiz Naidu in illegal mining case, Jagan tells CBI


November 4th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 4 (IANS) YSR Congress chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Friday urged the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to question former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in the ... Read more...

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Peter Casaru saved because of Facebook message


October 8th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British man was saved thanks to the May Day message that he sent on Facebook. Peter Casaru says he woke up from sleep experiencing extreme ... Read more...

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