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Indian coach asks shooters to make the best of pressure


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) India's chief shooting coach Sunny Thomas asked his shooters to shoot with pressure and not against it if they want to win a medal at ... Read more...

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Indian boxers are fearless: Sandhu


July 21st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) India's chief boxing coach Gurbux Singh Sandhu said Saturday that his wards are fearless and have tremendous self confidence and self belief that could work wonders ... Read more...

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Egypt passes constitutional amendments


June 18th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's ruling military council has passed a few amendments to the constitution that will outline the future president's powers and responsibilities, state television reported.The text ... Read more...

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Petitioners claim apex court was misled on next army chief (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A group of petitioners was moved in the Supreme Court Tuesday alleging that the government misled the court during the hearing on their earlier plea ... Read more...

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We promote wrong films, filmmakers in India: Tannishtha


May 27th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Tannishtha Chatterjee feels Indian films still have a long way to go when it comes to getting recognition in the international arena. The actress, known for ... Read more...

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JK Asia Series to run in Europe (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The second edition of JK Racing Asia series, consisting of 16 races, will make an entry into Europe where two rounds of the championship are ... Read more...

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JK Racing Asia Series to have two rounds in Europe


May 24th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The second edition of JK Racing Asia Series beginning this weekend in Malaysia has added two European venues in its calendar.The 16-race series (formerly known ... Read more...

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China congratulates Putin on election victory


March 5th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China Monday congratulated Vladimir Putin for his victory in the Russian presidential election and said it hopes to further improve its ties with Russia.President Hu Jintao ... Read more...

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India’s foreign policy under threat due to US pressure: CPI-M


March 4th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) Alleging that India's foreign policy was under threat due to US pressure, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday railed against New Delhi's vote for an ... Read more...

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Kapil wants Sachin to retire immediately


February 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India's 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev feels that the time has run out for Sachin Tendulkar and the batting maestro should immediately ... Read more...

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Dawes to replace Simons as India bowling coach


February 14th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Former Queensland fast bowler Joe Dawes will be the new bowling coach of India, as the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) has ... Read more...

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Drug abuse part of Hollywood’s heritage: Mahesh Bhatt


February 13th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is saddened by the sudden death of singer Whitney Houston and says that drug abuse has become main part of Hollywood's ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricket board backs sacking of Australian coach


January 28th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board president Upali Dharmadasa Saturday backed the board's decision to sack Geoff Marsh as coach of the national team.Dharmadasa said that some ... Read more...

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China against Dalai Lama’s global activities


January 18th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) China is against the Dalai Lama's activities in the international arena, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.China opposes contact between political figures, official representatives of countries and ... Read more...

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India, EU firm up agenda for summit, discuss free trade


January 16th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 16 (IANS) India and the European Union Monday held wide-ranging talks on trade and security issues to firm up the agenda for their summit next month.Catherine Ashton, the ... Read more...

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Zaheer defends go-karting session, backs India to do well at Perth


January 10th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 10 (IANS) India pace spearhead Zaheer Khan defended the team's go-karting rendezvous after embarrassing losses in the first two Tests, and is confident of bouncing back in ... Read more...

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Daggers drawn in Bengal Trinamool-Congress alliance (West Bengal Newsletter)


January 8th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) The honeymoon was long over. But has the marriage of Congress and Trinamool Congress reached a point of no return? This is the question doing ... Read more...

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Mamata trying to acquire all-India stature?


December 30th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Banerjee, who has already acquired a giant killer image by dethroning the Left Front after 34 years of its uninterrupted rule, ... Read more...

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‘Sri Lanka’s ties with China no threat to India’


December 29th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka's ruling party has said that the country's cooperation with China should not be viewed by India as a threat to the South Asian region.According ... Read more...

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Government taking Kudankulam concerns ’seriously’: PM


December 15th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said the government was taking seriously the concern among people about the safety of nuclear energy as reflected in ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh, the reformer, is back (Comment)


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
The government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign investment in multi-brand retail outlets, and cent percent in the single brand ones, may prove to be as much of a game ... Read more...

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Mahindra Racing enters Italian Championship with Indian rider


December 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Mahindra Racing, India's only team in MotoGP, Thursday entered the Italian Motor Racing Championship with Indian rider Sarath Kumar in the 125 cc class.The 19-year-old ... Read more...

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United Arab Emirates congratulates Palestine on UNESCO vote


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by BNO News
ABU DHABI (BNO NEWS) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday congratulated the Palestinian people on being granted full membership to the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO.UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs ... Read more...

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UAE welcomes Palestine’s Unesco membership


November 1st, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has welcomed Palestine's membership of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco).Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Mohammed ... Read more...

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Goa chess ace Kulkarni awarded Dilip Sardesai sports award


August 25th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 25 (IANS) Goa's chess ace Bhakti Kulkarni has been chosen for the state government's Dilip Sardesai sports excellence award this year as Chief Minister Digambar Kamat refuted claims ... Read more...

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Rahman’s ‘If I Rise’ nominated for WSA


August 25th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Music composer A.R. Rahman's says his composition "If I Rise" from the film "127 Hours" has been nominated for the World Soundtrack Awards (WSA)."'If I ... Read more...

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There is something wrong with Cricket Australia: Chappell


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels the country's cricket board relying on the Argus report to plug the loopholes in the team suggests there is something ... Read more...

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Work behind every Indian garment is unique: Filipino fashion blogger


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Filipino blogger Bryan Grey Yambao began tapping away at the keyboard from the age of 17 to express his views on global fashion and has ... Read more...

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India rules out confrontation with China


August 11th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India Thursday ruled out confrontation with China and underlined that there are "elements of cooperation and competition" in the bilateral relationship."India's interest is clearly in ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe return to Test cricket after six years


August 4th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Aug 4 (IANS) Zimbabwe made a return to Test cricket after six years as they faced Bangladesh at the Harare Sports Club here Thursday.Zimbabwe's return could well be termed ... Read more...

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Vettori bestowed with Queen’s honour


July 30th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 30 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori has been named an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit on the occasion of Queen's Birthday Honours ceremony in Auckland.Vettori, ... Read more...

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It’s music to everyone’s ears; Jodhpur RIFF starts Oct 12


July 26th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) The fourth Jodhpur RIFF, which combines traditional Rajasthani artists with contemporary India, will be held Oct 12-16 in the desert state. It will not only bring ... Read more...

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Malaysian Open squash: Pallikal goes down fighting in round one


July 20th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India's Dipika Pallikal lost a closely fought first round match to higher-ranked Kasey Brown of Australia to bow out of the $60,000 Malaysian Open squash ... Read more...

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Asian Junior TT: Boys team carries medal hopes


July 19th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India's best chance of a medal in the 17th Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships, starting at the Thyagaraj Stadium here Wednesday will be in the ... Read more...

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50 mobile phone movies to be shown at Shanghai fest


May 29th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 29 (IANS) Fifty short movies shot with mobile phone cameras would be screened at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival beginning June 11, organisers said Sunday.The movies would ... Read more...

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