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Windies will be gunning for Australia: Edwards


September 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) Confident strike bowler Fidel Edwards says the West Indies will be firing from all cylinders in an effort to win their opening game against Australia in the ... Read more...

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`Colombia now South America’s No. 2 economy’


September 1st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Colombia has moved ahead of Argentina to become South America's second-largest economy, the outgoing Colombian finance minister said Friday."Colombia surpassed Argentina in GDP, we are the ... Read more...

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Marry Western thought with Chinese reality, says daily


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) Western thought has to be combined with China's reality to produce a positive impetus, said a state-run Chinese daily that described the westernization of the country ... Read more...

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Olympic flag arrives in Rio


August 14th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (IANS) The Olympic flag has arrived here, marking the dawn of a new era in Rio de Janeiro's history.The flag landed on Brazilian soil for ... Read more...

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Kerala plans unique botanical garden


July 12th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 12 (IANS) The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) is working out a plan to set up a unique botanical garden to showcase the flora and fauna found abundantly ... Read more...

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Never attack personal life in spoofs: Cyrus Sahukar


June 11th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) From "Pidhu" to "Semi Girebal", veejay-turned-actor Cyrus Sahukar has managed to spoof a lot of celebrities so far. But he has a golden rule ... Read more...

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South Africa’s economic prospect modest


May 31st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 31 (IANS) South Africa would maintain modest economic growth this year, with an expectation of a gradual recovery in domestic demand and supply, said the Reserve Bank.The household ... Read more...

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Bahrain’s crown prince to visit India


May 29th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) India and Bahrain, home to nearly 350,000 Indian nationals working in the Gulf, are set to scale up strategic and economic ties during Crown ... Read more...

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Knight Riders manage 150 against Pune at Eden derby


May 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata May 5 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders failed to fully utilise a rollicking start and were restricted to 150/5 on a slow Eden Gardens surface against Pune Warriors in ... Read more...

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Colombian firm makes new oil find


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 26 (IANS/EFE) State oil company Ecopetrol announced a new crude discovery at an exploratory well in Tisquirama, a block in northern Colombia that has been in commercial production ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for fifth edition of Mammootty film


April 20th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Decks have been cleared for the fifth edition of the blockbuster Mammootty film "Oru CBI Dairy kurippu", a rarity in the Malayalam film industry, according to ... Read more...

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Akhilesh wants faster work on Agra international airport


April 19th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) In a fresh impetus to tourism in and around the Agra region, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday asked officials to complete all ground work ... Read more...

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Gambhir credits bowlers for win over Kings XI Punjab


April 19th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir praised his bowlers for restricting the Kings XI Punjab to a low score on a flat track and gave ... Read more...

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Malinga is the real game-changer: Harbhajan


April 12th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' skipper Harbhajan Singh has lauded Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga whose dismissal of Owais Shah was the key to their 27-run win ... Read more...

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Churchill hope to continue impressive run against Chirag Kerala


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 4 (IANS) Churchill Brothers SC hope to continue their impressive goal-scoring spree as they take on Chirag United Kerala in the 23rd round of the football I-League ... Read more...

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UP to promote IT sector


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday decided to give a fresh impetus to the IT sector and involve it in education, health, industry and governance.The move came ... Read more...

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India, Singapore test tank warfare skills


March 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Soldiers from Indian and Singaporean armed forces are testing their armoured warfare skills in Babina in central India with over 750 soldiers from both sides ... Read more...

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Record tourist arrival is peace dividend : Kashmir minister


March 27th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister Nawang Rigzin Jora said Monday that a peaceful 2011 has been the year of making history in terms of arrival of ... Read more...

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‘Record tourist arrival in Kashmir is peace dividend’


March 26th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister Nawang Rigzin Jora Monday said 2011 had been a historical year for the state in terms of arrival of record number ... Read more...

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Pakistan aiming at better relations with S.Korea: Gilani


March 25th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has expressed hope that Pakistan's bilateral relations with South Korea will get impetus following his first ever visit to ... Read more...

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Groom more youngsters like Kohli, say Indian fans


March 25th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) India might be the reigning World Cup champions in one-day cricket, but the team's recent loss of form and dismal performances in England and Australia ... Read more...

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Gambhir, Kohli hit centuries as India set Sri Lanka 305 to chase (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 13 (IANS) A double century stand between centurions Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli took India to a competitive 304 for three in 50 overs against Sri ... Read more...

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Kerala committed to new Mullaperiyar dam: Governor


March 1st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 (IANS) Acting Kerala Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Thursday said the state government was committed to building a new dam at Mullaperiyar. He also accused the previous Left ... Read more...

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Now movies to promote Incredible India abroad


February 16th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Bollywood movies have for long popularised foreign destinations in India and now the same tool will be used to promote Indian destinations among foreign ... Read more...

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Tunisia reach quarters in African Nations Cup


January 28th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Jan 28 (IANS) Tunisia's Carthage Eagles qualified for the quarter-finals of the African Nations Cup after beating Niger 2-1 in Libreville, Gabon.Tunisia beat Morocco in 2-1 Monday, becoming the ... Read more...

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Timberlake enjoys comedy, terms it wicked


November 16th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Singer Justin Timberlake says he loves working in comedies because he finds it a "wicked cool job".The 30-year-old, who has appeared several times on American late-night ... Read more...

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Pakistan to work with neighbours for peace: Zardari


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Islamabad is working closely with Kabul and Istanbul for peace and stability in Afghanistan, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said at a summit in Turkey.Zardari Tuesday ... Read more...

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China’s foreign trade to top $3 trillion this year: Official


October 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) A senior Chinese official said Friday the country's foreign trade volume will surpass $3 trillion this year, accounting for 10.5 percent of the world's total.The country's ... Read more...

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England No.1 T20 side, India 5th


October 24th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) Reigning World Twenty20 champions England are the No.1 ranked side in the Twenty20 International (T20I) team rankings launched here Monday.England, which is also the top ranked ... Read more...

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Beijing increases investment in China-Pakistan railway


October 11th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Beijing has hiked investment in the China-Pakistan railway, it was reported here. Pakistan welcomed China's cabinet decision to increase investment in major infrastructure construction projects in the ... Read more...

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India-US investment treaty talks almost complete: Anand Sharma


September 21st, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Sep 21 (IANS) India and the United States will soon have a bilateral agreement to facilitate two-way investments. Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Tuesday that negotiations on ... Read more...

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Am grateful for mistakes pointed out: Modi


September 17th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) Ahead of his three-day sadbhavna fast, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Friday he was "grateful" to those who had pointed out his "genuine mistakes" ... Read more...

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40 percent of elderly Chinese are obese


September 4th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) Nearly 33 percent of Chinese adults between 20 and 59 years of age are overweight, while 40 percent of those between the ages of 60 and ... Read more...

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Etisalat appoints Ahmad Julfar as group CEO


August 24th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 24 (IANS/WAM) Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar has been appointed as the new group chief executive officer of the UAE's Etisalat company, it was announced Wednesday.The appointment comes as ... Read more...

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India enter pre-quarters of world team squash


August 24th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Paderborn (Germany), Aug 24 (IANS) India overcame a fighting South Africa 3-0 to top Group F and qualify for the pre-quarterfinals of the men's world team squash championship here Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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