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Nalini ends title drought


September 21st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) Golfer Nalini Singh Siwach won her first title this season as she clinched the Hero-DLF GCC event, the fifth leg on the Hero-WGAI Tour Friday.Nalini overcame ... Read more...

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Smriti holds slender lead over Nalini


September 20th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 20 (IANS) Smriti Mehra, taking a one-shot lead, will try to fend off Nalini Singh Siwach in the third and final round of the fifth leg of the ... Read more...

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Nalini Singh starts well, takes three-shot lead over Smriti


September 19th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 19 (IANS) Nalini Singh Siwach was off to another good start as she carded a two-under 70 and opened a three-shot lead at the end of the first ... Read more...

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Manmohan regime sinking due to corruption: Buddhadeb


September 9th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Arambagh (West Bengal), Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government is sinking due to unchecked corruption and unbridled capitalism, senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former ... Read more...

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Vani takes four-stroke lead in women’s golf


September 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) Vani Kapoor moved closer to her maiden professional title as she opened up a four-shot lead over veteran Smriti Mehra in the third leg of the ... Read more...

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Vani Kapoor leads by three strokes


September 4th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Vani Kapoor, playing her maiden season as a professional, opened a three-shot lead over her former amateur rival Aditi Ashok and Nalini Singh Siwach in the ... Read more...

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Man with binoculars killed near Ukraine nudist beach


August 29th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An apparent voyeurism session ended in disaster in Ukraine, when a man allegedly spying at a nudist beach was brutally killed.The body of the unnamed ... Read more...

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India envoy raises questions about gun use in US


August 10th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Echoing President Barack Obama's call for "soul searching" over Sunday's rampage in a Wisconsin gurdwara, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has raised questions about the free ... Read more...

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‘Rural jobs, housing schemes not functioning optimally’


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Lack of monitoring and flaws in implementastion in the government's rural jobs and housing schemes have stymied their potential, a member of the National Human ... Read more...

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Two stoned to death for adultery in Mali


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Islamists in control of the northern region of Mali said they forced a man and a woman into two holes and stoned them to death for ... Read more...

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British Open: Jeev laments missed opportunity


July 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St Annes (England), July 19 (IANS) India golfer Jeev Milkha Singh was kicking himself after allowing a flying start end with a level par 70 in the first round ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy coach Prandelli applauds ‘unique’ Balotelli


June 29th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy coach Cesare Prandelli lauded his striker Mario Balotelli as "excellent" and "unique" after his two goals put Italy in the Euro 2012 final with ... Read more...

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Rs.1.25 crore prize money year-ending PGTI Championship at RCGC


April 12th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) The Rs 1.25 crore prize money Mcleod Russel Tour Championship - the country's highest prize purse golf event - will be played at the age-old Royal ... Read more...

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Westwood to defend title at Indonesian Masters


April 11th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 11 (IANS) Golfer Lee Westwood will fly next week to play at the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters to defend his title after finishing tied third at the Masters ... Read more...

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US Coast Guard fires to sink Japanese tsunami ship


April 6th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) The US Coast Guard has fired cannons to sink a Japanese ghost ship that was drifting towards Alaska, a media report said.A Coast Guard cutter opened ... Read more...

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Smriti wins seventh Hero Women’s Pro Tour title


March 30th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Smriti Mehra could afford to drop a lot of shots and still win by a big three-shot margin to wrap up the 15th and final leg ... Read more...

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Smriti takes big lead at Women’s Pro Golf Tour event


March 29th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Smriti Mehra shot a bogey-free five-under 65 to open up a seven-shot lead at the end of the second round in a Hero Women's Professional Golf ... Read more...

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Trishul leads, Chikka three behind in Northern Indian golf


March 14th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 14 (IANS) Bangalore duo Trishul Chinappa and S. Chikkrangappa were lying in the top places at the halfway stage of the Northern India Amateur Golf Championships here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Costa Concordia pumping out 500,000 gallons of fuel


February 13th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Italian officials have started pumping out fuel from the ill-fated Costa Concordia cruise liner. Officials say they expect to pump out about 500,000 gallons of fuel from ... Read more...

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Bookies active in run-up to UP polls


February 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 5 (IANS) The run-up to assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh has set the illegal betting market abuzz with bookies putting their money on a hung house, sources ... Read more...

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Angad Cheema wins All India golf title ahead of birthday


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) Angad Cheema got one of his best birthday presents, picking up the biggest title of his amateur career by winning the All India Amateur Golf Championship ... Read more...

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Gagan to meet Angad in finals of All India Amateur golf


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Seasoned Gagan Verma of Delhi was one step away from his biggest title in a long amateur career as he moved into the final of the ... Read more...

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Sharmila becomes youngest Indian golfer to qualify for European Tour


January 20th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
La Manga (Spain), Jan 19 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet of India clinched the 30th and final spot on the Ladies European Tour Qualifiers Final stage with a six foot birdie that ... Read more...

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India’s Sharmila one round away from Ladies European Tour card


January 19th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
La Manga (Spain), Jan 18 (IANS) India's Sharmila Nicollet crossed the first hurdle and stayed on course for the full playing rights on the Ladies European Tour as she carded ... Read more...

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Smriti, Rhea and Sharmila start well at European golf pre-qualifiers


January 9th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
La Manga (Spain), Jan 9 (IANS) India's Smriti Mehra, Rhea Nair and Sharmila Nicollet made a good start at the Ladies European Tour (LET) Golf Pre-Qualifying School for the 2012 ... Read more...

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Honey Baisoya stuns Chikka in Eastern India golf final


December 25th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) Delhi youngster Honey Baisoya played some brilliant golf to beat National champion Seenappa Chikkrangappa 3 and 2 in the 36-hole Goodricke Eastern India Matchplay Golf final ... Read more...

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Chikka meets Baisoya in Eastern India Matchplay golf final


December 24th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 24 (IANS) Delhi's Honey Baisoya ensured it would not be an all-Bangalore final as he beat Khalin Joshi in the last four of the Goodricke Eastern India Matchplay ... Read more...

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100 white whales trapped in Russian ice


December 15th, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The lives of around 100 white whales are in danger after they were trapped in ice near Russia's northeast peninsula, officials said Wednesday.Valery Vasilyev, a ... Read more...

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Chowrasia keen to wrest Asian No.1 at Hong Kong Open


November 29th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 29 (IANS) India's S.S.P. Chowrasia is not throwing in the towel in his bid to catch Filipino Juvic Pagunsan in the Asian Tour's Order of Merit race ... Read more...

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Ireland on track to win Mission Hills Golf World Cup


November 26th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
HAIKOU (China), Nov 26 (IANS) Pre-tournament favourites Graeme McDowell and Rory Mcllroy's glistening performance took them to a two-stroke lead on top at the Mission Hills Golf World Cup after ... Read more...

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Spain’s Fernando-Castano wins Singapore Open


November 14th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 14 (IANS) Spaniard Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano won the Barclays Singapore Open golf in the playoff Monday as the tournament dragged on to a fifth day despite being shortened by ... Read more...

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Gurbani grabs Golf title in Sri Lanka, Chikka runner-up


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kandy (Sri Lanka), Oct 22 (IANS) Gurbani Singh asserted herself as one of the leading amateurs in the region by winning the 124th Sri Lankan Amateur Golf championships here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Dog, trapped for five days in tunnel, saved


October 20th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) A runaway dog in Britain, stuck underground in a pipe for five days, survived by drinking water from a drain filter next to where her head ... Read more...

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Kumar maintains lead at Hero Indian Open golf


October 14th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Chiragh Kumar of India raced into a three-shot lead to put himself in a good position of securing a dream victory after the second round ... Read more...

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Woman jailed for sinking husband’s yatch


October 7th, 2011 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) A British woman has been jailed for 18 months for sinking her estranged husband's 75,000-pound yacht on Valentine's Day, a media report said.Mandy Fleming "lost it" ... Read more...

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