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PM honours Mary Kom, Yogeshwar Dutt


September 8th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday presented special awards to Olympic medallists Mary Kom and Yogeshwar Dutt.Boxer Mary Kom and wrestler Dutt were given a ... Read more...

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Obama names Bombay IIT graduate to key post


September 1st, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) President Barack Obama has appointed Romesh Wadhwani, an Indian American founder of several software and IT companies, on board of trustees of the John F. ... Read more...

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Polish composer Preisner to make Indian debut


August 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) Renowned Polish composer Zbigniew Preisner is set to make his Indian debut by scoring music for veteran Malayalam director Shaji N. Karun's forthcoming film "Gaadha".Preisner is ... Read more...

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Ugandan parliament honours Olympic gold winner


August 17th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, Aug 17 (IANS) The Ugandan parliament has held a special session in honour of Olympics marathon winner Stephen Kiprotich, the country's sole gold medallist in London.During the session Thursday, ... Read more...

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Customs down Central to emerge champions


August 15th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Mumbai Customs clinched top honours in the annual Independence Cup Football Tournament organised by the Mumbai District Football Association, Parel Wednesday.In the final, Customs, who finished ... Read more...

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President honours freedom fighters


August 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday honoured and feted freedom fighters to mark the 70th anniversary of the Quit India Movement at an elegant ceremony that ... Read more...

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Double for Mohite’s Racing


August 5th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, Aug 5 (IANS) Team Mohite's Racing Academy, Kolhapur, achieved a double as Pradyumn V. Danigond (Micro Max) and Krishnaraj Mahadik (Junior Max) won titles in their respective categories in ... Read more...

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Classy Balu leaves field cold in national racing


July 28th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 28 (IANS) Arjun Balu (Tiger Sport), marked his return to touring car racing with a brilliant win in the super saloon class on the opening day of the ... Read more...

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Double for Team Maini Racing


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Gujarat schoolgirl Mira Kirit Erda of Team Maini Racing took the honours in the Micro Max category while teammates Kush Maini (Juniors) and Chittesh Mandody (Mohite's ... Read more...

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German GP: Hulkenberg 5th fastest, di Resta 9th


July 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 21 (IANS) Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg produced his season's best qualifying performance by setting the fifth fastest time at the Formula One German Grand Prix here Saturday ... Read more...

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Brand wants to be a vicar


July 20th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 20 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand reportedly wants to be a Vicar and conduct people's weddings."Russell is genuinely interested in the idea of marrying a couple," ... Read more...

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Sushil deserves to carry the flag: Leander Paes


July 20th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 20 (IANS) India's top tennis player Leander Paes said wrestler Sushil Kumar deserves to be the flag bearer of the Olympic contingent during the opening ceremony ... Read more...

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New training gear for Indian cricket team


July 17th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) The Sri Lanka-bound Indian cricket team will be kitted with new training apparel that was formally launched here Tuesday.Six cricketers Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Aswin, ... Read more...

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Double for Ballal at Autocross Championship


July 15th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 15 (IANS) Bangalore's Ranjith Ballal achieved a double in the second round of the National Autocross Championship here Sunday when he won the top honours in the Gypsy ... Read more...

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Vijaykumar, Feroze bag honours in National racing


July 8th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 8 (IANS) In what turned out to be Indian version of the Demolition Derby, veteran B. Vijayakumar of Prime Racing emerged almost unscathed from the wreckage and chaos ... Read more...

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ICC honours umpire Aleem Dar on completing 150 ODIs


June 30th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) has honoured Pakistan's Aleem Dar for becoming only the seventh umpire to officiate in 150 One-day Internationals when he took the field ... Read more...

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Mumbai writer to release Hindi book in Tashkent (With IMAGES)


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Well-known Hindi feminist writer Suman Saraswat will launch her new collection of short stories, "Mada" (Female) at the Vth World Hindi Conference scheduled in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, ... Read more...

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Banks honoured at Hawaii Film Festival


June 19th, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Banks received one of the top honours at the Maui Film Festival in Hawaii.The 38-year-old was handed the Navigator Award by festival director Barry ... Read more...

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New York polytechnic honours Sam Pitroda


May 19th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 19 (IANS) Polytechnic Institute of New York University, America's second-oldest private engineering school, has conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering on Sam Pitroda, adviser ... Read more...

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Recession pushed Parineeti into acting


May 7th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra, whose first solo film "Ishaqzaade" hits theatres Friday, holds three degrees in finance and always dreamt of becoming an investment banker. But ... Read more...

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Peru honours singer Tania Libertad for 50-year career


May 7th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Lima, May 7 (IANS/EFE) Peruvian Foreign Minister Rafael Roncagliolo has awarded the Order of Merit for Distinguished Service to singer Tania Libertad for her 50-year artistic career.In a ceremony at ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Saleem, Surya, Phaneesh top JK Tyre-MMS Rookie Cup


April 29th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Bangalore's Rubeel M. Saleem, Chennai lad Surya Raguram, both from Meco Racing, and H.B. Phaneesh of Mohite's Racing emerged champions in their respective classes in the ... Read more...

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Patna team to represent India at global tech competition in Sydney


April 26th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A team from Patna's Birla Institute of Technology has won the right to represent India at the worldwide finals of a tech competition in Sydney ... Read more...

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SRK’s detention: Indian envoy asked to take up issue with US


April 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India Friday asserted it will take up the issue of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's detention at a New York airport with the US ... Read more...

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UAE president honours national Olympic football team


March 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 26 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates' President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has granted each player of the UAE National Olympic Football Team Dhs 500,000 (over ... Read more...

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Daily Mail sweeps British journalism awards


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Britain's Daily Mail newspaper has swept the honours at the prestigious annual Press Awards - the Oscars of British journalism.The Mail triumphed as both Newspaper of ... Read more...

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‘Regional cinema, regional parties rule India’


March 21st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) "Office Office" fame actor Sanjay Mishra draws a parallel between regional movies and regional political parties, saying both are doing well in their respective ... Read more...

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IFA Shield: Pune FC share honours with Pailan Arrows


March 4th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) Pune FC came from behind to draw 1-1 against Pailan Arrows in the 116th IFA Football Shield at the East Bengal ground here Sunday. Pailan Arrows ... Read more...

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Women’s World Kabaddi championship kicks off in Patna


March 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 1 (IANS) Sixteen countries are participating in the inaugural Women's World Kabaddi championship that began in the Bihar capital here Thursday.The tournament was inaugurated by chief minister Nitish ... Read more...

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Germany confers ‘Order of Merit’ on author Sudhir Kakar


February 28th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Psychoanalyst and writer Sudhir Kakar Tuesday was awarded Germany's Order of Merit -- Bundesverdienstkreuz -- by the country's acting ambassador to India Cord Meier-Klodt here.The ... Read more...

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‘Hugo’ wins sound honours at Oscars


February 27th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) The 84th Academy Awards for best sound editing and best sound mixing went to "Hugo".The Martin Scorsese film beat other nominees like "Drive", "The Girl ... Read more...

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Chinese acrobats to perform at the Oscars


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) Acrobats from China will for the first time perform at the Academy Awards ceremony to be held in Los Angeles Sunday.Nine artists from east Shandong province ... Read more...

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Adele wins top honours at Grammy


February 13th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (IANS) Adele is on a roll. The British singer was in tears after she made a clean sweep by winning all six Grammy awards for which ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins top honours at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) The black-and-white silent movie "The Artist" swept away top honours at the Orange British Academy Film Awards - it was was named the year's best film, ... Read more...

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No successor yet, Narasimhan does R-Day honours


January 26th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Though his term officially ended Wednesday, Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan unfurled the national flag and took the salute at the Republic Day parade here ... Read more...

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