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Spartak seal passage to Champions League group stage


August 30th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ten-man Spartak Moscow progressed to the Champions League football group stage after holding on for a dramatic 1-1 draw against Fenerbahce, earning an aggregate 3-2 ... Read more...

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CCI Boys, Sultans meet in Mumbai billiards final


August 6th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) CCI 'Billiards Boys' and favourites PJ Hindu Gymkhana 'Sultans of Hazard' registered contrasting wins Monday to set up a title clash in The Zarine and Yazdi ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Berki slays Brits for pommel horse gold


August 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Double World Champion Krisztian Berki kept his cool under immense pressure to beat two British gymnasts to the Olympic gold in the men's pommel horse ... Read more...

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British women fret about their flab thrice a day


July 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) A study has found seven in 10 British women being so anxious about their appearance that they fret about their weight three times a day, ... Read more...

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It’s now or never, says wrestler Yogeshwar (IANS kicks off its coverage of India’s medal hopes at the London Olympics)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's wrestling hope Yogeshwar Dutt, who narrowly missed an Olympic medal in Beijing four years ago, says it is "now or never" for him ... Read more...

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Mamata’s honeymoon with media seems to be over (West Bengal Newsletter)


April 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seems to have mastered the art of making unforced errors, to use a sports terminology, to hand down potent ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress condemn Mamata’s ban on newspapers


March 31st, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Criticising the West Bengal government's move to ban leading dailies in state-funded libraries to promote "free thinking" among readers, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Irfan stars as Baroda beat Punjab in Mushtaq Ali final


March 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) All-rounder Irfan Pathan played a cameo with the bat and then starred with the ball to help Baroda beat Punjab by eight runs in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sri Lanka warns India of Geneva repercussions (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday warned India of possible repercussions over Kashmir after it voted for a US resolution in Geneva on rights abuses during its war on ... Read more...

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Chelsea crumble under Napoli pressure, Real held in Moscow


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Naples, Feb 22 (IANS) Chelsea slumped to a 1-3 defeat at the Stadio San Paolo here against Naples in the first leg of the last-16 in Champions League, while Spanish ... Read more...

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Tusshar takes Ekta’s criticism positively


January 28th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The son of veteran actor Jeetendra and brother of successful producer Ekta Kapoor, actor Tusshar Kapoor has immense pressure on his shoulders to prove himself. ... Read more...

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India come from behind to hold South Africa 3-3, win series 3-1


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India made a stunning comeback from three goals down to hold South Africa 3-3 and won the five-match Karbonn Cup hockey Test series 3-1 at ... Read more...

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Chelsea end Manchester City’s unbeaten run


December 13th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Chelsea kept their title hopes alive as they put an end to Manchester City's unbeaten run in the English Premier League, defeating them 2-1 at home.Chelsea ... Read more...

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Ponting, Hussey to play against India on Boxing Day, says Arthur


December 13th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) Australian cricket coach Mickey Arthur feels that Ricky Ponting and Michael Hussey still have a lot to offer to the Australian team and are guaranteed a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Win against Maldives was tough: Nabi


December 9th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) India defender Syed Rahim Nabi said the 3-1 win over Maldives in the SAFF Cup semifinal here Friday might look easy but it was indeed ... Read more...

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China readies big climate offer, India mulls support


November 29th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Nov 29 (IANS) China is ready to offer legally binding commitments to limit its emission of greenhouse gases (GHG). If the offer, to come into effect after 2020, is ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Student leader accused of professor’s murder found dead


November 20th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 20 (IANS) A student leader accused of severely beating a college professor, leading to his death, in 2006 was found dead in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior city, police said ... Read more...

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Rovers told to show result by owners


October 9th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The owners of English Premier League side Blackburn Rovers, at a meeting in India, have told manager Steve Kean and his players to improve their ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

We don’t support fuel price hike: Mamata (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, whose Trinamool Congress party is a major ally of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, Friday said she does ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

We don’t support frequent fuel hikes: Mamata


June 24th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a major ally of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, Friday said she does not support frequent fuel price-hikes ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government committed to provide affordable housing


June 10th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The government Friday said it is committed to providing affordable housing to all and that work is underway on a real estate regulation bill."The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Man-animal conflict intensifies in Madhya Pradesh


June 1st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 1 (IANS) Man-animal conflict is intensifying in Madhya Pradesh with regular incidents of attacks on humans as big cats stray into inhabited areas because they are forced to ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s bank loot mastermind arrested


May 18th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 17 (IANS) After months of searches in various states, Chhattisgarh Police Tuesday finally tracked down and arrested the man who allegedly masterminded over six high-profile bank robberies in ... Read more...

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US has told Pakistan to act against LeT: Roemer


May 10th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 10 (IANS) The US had told Pakistan that it now needed to act against the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), US ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer said Tuesday while ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

ICC lifts ban, permits TV channels to cover WC final


April 1st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 1 (ANI): Following immense pressure, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday evening lifted the ban on television news channels from covering the World Cup final between India and Sri ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sport and diplomacy should not be clubbed: Sushma Swaraj


March 31st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 31 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, said Thursday sport and diplomacy should not be clubbed.She was commenting on the meeting held between the Prime Ministers ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ponting’s inspirational impact can lead Oz cricket back to its former glory: Langer


March 28th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 28(ANI): Former Australian batsman Justin Langer believes that captain Ricky Ponting is the right man to lead Australian cricket back to its former glory despite the national team's World Cup ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Hosts’ India will be under more pressure than Pak in World Cup semi-final: Imran


March 27th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 27(ANI): India will be under immense pressure in the much-awaited World Cup semi-final match against Pakistan in Mohali on March 30, former captain Imran Khan has said."I am not playing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Christians pressurised into signing so-called ‘peace deal’ with Muslim clerics in Lahore


March 24th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 24(ANI): Muslim clerics and hardliners, who tried to attack a church in Lahore's landmark Badami Bagh, have agreed to avoid doing so on a condition that the church authorities would ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ex-CJI’s three kins found in possession of black money: Income Tax department


February 26th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Feb 26(ANI): Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) K.G. Balakrishnan's family members are in possession of wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income, Income Tax Director General (Investigation) of Kochi, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Income Tax returns: Moily defends former CJI Balakrishnan


February 15th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 15 (ANI): Reacting on former Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan's reported refusal to make Income Tax returns public, Union Law and Justice Minister M. Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Income Tax returns: ‘I have nothing to hide’, says former CJI


February 15th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairperson and former Chief Justice of India, K.G. Balakrishnan, reacting to the controversy over his unwillingness to disclose his Income Tax returns ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Insurgency problem improving in Helmand: UK commander


February 14th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): The British commander in Helmand, Brigadier James Chiswell, has said insurgency is on the wane in the Afghan province of Helmand.Brigadier Chiswell, however, said it was too ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Court will decide double murder-accused US diplomat’s fate, Zardari tells US


February 1st, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 01(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has turned down a US Congressional delegation's demand to hand over double murder-accused American diplomat Raymond Davis to the US government.According to sources, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Axe hangs over Nielsen as CA schedules Ashes autopsy


January 9th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan. 9 (ANI): The Cricket Australia board will meet in Melbourne on February 8 to discuss a range of issues that have exploded in wake of the humbling 3-1 series defeat. ... Read more...

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