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FDI move will ruin Indian retail trade: CPI-M


September 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government's policy notification on FDI is "the single biggest step" that will destroy the livelihood of those engaged in India's retail trade, the CPI-M ... Read more...

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Angola suspends seven referees for misconduct


September 21st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Luanda (Angola), Sep 21 (IANS) The Angolan football association has suspended seven referees, including one with international experience, from their duty for allegedly performing unfairly in matches of the national ... Read more...

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Monchengladbach sign Dutch striker Luuk de Jong


July 19th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 19 (IANS) Borussia Monchengladbach has signed on Twente Enschede striker Luuk de Jong until 2017, the club said in a statement.After long back and forth, the "Foals" signed ... Read more...

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Singapore 4th most desirable place to work: Survey


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 2 (IANS) Singapore has moved up two spots to become the world's fourth most desirable place to live and work, while the US, Britain and Australia remained the ... Read more...

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Government purchases to be made more transparent


April 12th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved a bill to ensure greater transparency and accountability in government purchases.The Public Procurement Bill will be tabled with the budget ... Read more...

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Daredevils coach worried over inexperienced spin attack


April 4th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) A day before their maiden Indian Premier League-V match against Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils coach Eric Simmons was worried Wednesday over his team having ... Read more...

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Six Chinese cricketers to train in England


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Six young and gifted cricketers from China will spend the summer here, working with British coaches to learn the tricks of the trade and to inspire ... Read more...

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Holman agrees Aston Villa deal


March 13th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) English Premier League club Aston Villa have signed Brett Holman from Dutch side AZ Alkmaar. The Australian midfielder will join the club at the end of ... Read more...

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Men’s hockey Olympic qualifier (Factfile)


February 17th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The following is the factfile of the 2012 hockey men's Olympic qualifier to be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from Feb ... Read more...

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Rajasthan set to win second consecutive Ranji Trophy title


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Rajasthan have all but won the Ranji Trophy for the second season running as they took a match-winning first innings lead of 326 after dismissing Tamil ... Read more...

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Tough for Sunil and Jeje in Rangers: Houghton


November 28th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Former India coach Bob Houghton feels it will be tough for Indian strikers Sunil Chettri and Jeje Lalpekhlua to impress the coaches at Scottish giants ... Read more...

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FDI in retail will hit ‘crores’, says CPI-M


November 25th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday said the decision to allow FDI in multibrand retail "will destroy the livelihoods of crores of small retailers".It ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Railways to set up new body to improve stations


November 11th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Indian Railways said Friday it will set up a separate Railway Stations Development Corporation to improve passenger facilities."A need was being felt to have a ... Read more...

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Windies batsmen can play spin: A team coach


November 4th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua) Nov 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A-team coach Hendy Springer has railed against conventional wisdom that the current stock of batsmen lack competence to play spin.Springer, a former Barbados ... Read more...

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TRAI eases mergers and acquisition norms


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Thursday made proposals to ease mergers for companies having market shares of up to 35 percent, but added ... Read more...

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Offie Sunil Narine in Dwayne Bravo captained West Indies A


November 1st, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua) Nov 1 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Sunil Narine has been included in the West Indies A team, recognising his potential and his impressive bowling in recent weeks for Trinidad & ... Read more...

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Boxing team sure of medals at Commonwealth Youth Games


September 7th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A six-member boxing team, part of the 31 member Indian contingent, left Wednesday for the Isle of Man to participate in the Commonwealth Youth Games.The ... Read more...

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Final squads of 11 teams for Champions League named


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The final squads of 11 of the 13 teams for next month's Nokia Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) tournament in India have been announced. Eight ... Read more...

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Eight athletes failing dope test is unusual: athletics coach


July 31st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Athletics coach Kuntal Roy, who will be conferred the Dronacharya Award, says eight internationally acclaimed Indian athletes failing dope Test is unusual and there is more ... Read more...

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‘New approaches helping Australian team’


July 14th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 14 (IANS) Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson said the injection of new coaching staffs, who have brought new approaches, is helping the Australian squad.Johnson said after the disastrous Ashes ... Read more...

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Indian women’s boxing team to compete in China Open


May 26th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A six-member women's Indian team will participate in the second China Open boxing tournament from May 27 to June 4.The tournament that will take place ... Read more...

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Govt. committed to bring fair merger, acquisition regime for economic growth: Deora


April 21st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Union Minister of Corporate Affairs Murli Deora on Thursday said that the Competition Commission of India (CCI) will soon finalise regulation on mergers and acquisitions that may ... Read more...

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BMW India launches new dealership facility in Surat


April 11th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Surat (Gujarat), Apr.11 (ANI-Business Wire India): BMW India has announced the launch of Parsoli Motors, its new dealership facility in Surat.Dr. Andreas Schaaf, President, BMW India said: "Being one of the ... Read more...

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India will be the real test for our spinners: Peterson


February 27th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) South African left-arm spinner Robin Peterson, who was part of the spinners trio that bamboozled the West Indies, says the biggest test of the slower bowlers will ... Read more...

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Better policing need of the hour: Manmohan Singh


February 1st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Emphasising on the need of better policing, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh today said that we need to closely examine the functioning of police stations ... Read more...

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Fleming backs former teammates for Australia’s bowling coach job


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Damien Fleming has endorsed the names of former Test players Andy Bichel, Jason Gillespie and Michael Kasprowicz as the next bowling coach of the ... Read more...

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Oz all-rounder Christian stunned by 900,000 dollar IPL contract


January 10th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 10(ANI): Australian all-rounder Dan Christian has said that his new 900,000 dollar contract with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Deccan Chargers has come as a surprise to him.The 27-year-old, who ... Read more...

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Anderson credits bowling coach Saker for successful Ashes campaign


December 31st, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 31(ANI): England fast bowler James Anderson has credited bowling coach David Saker for the success of the tourists in the ongoing Ashes series against Australia."It's been really useful to have ... Read more...

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NZ cricket teams named for Pakistan series, World Cup


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Dec. 22 (ANI): New Zealand's cricket selectors have included three new faces in the 14-man squad for the Twenty20 international clash against Pakistan.They have rested incumbent skipper Daniel ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Not happy with pace of armed forces modernisation: Antony


December 15th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said despite a "huge budget" set aside by the government, efforts for modernising the armed forces "have not borne the desired results" ... Read more...

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Oz selectors not under pressure due to continuous criticism: Hilditch


December 11th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 11 (ANI): Australian cricket's chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has denied that selectors were feeling pressured by the continuous criticism of their decisions.Hilditch and fellow selectors Greg Chappell, Jamie Cox ... Read more...

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Saker’s loyalty for Ashes with England despite Oz connection


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 22(ANI): Australian David Saker, who has just passed six months as England's bowling coach, has made it clear that his loyalties lie with the England team."I'll be ecstatic if they ... Read more...

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Batsmen in ‘Australia A’ team in contention for Ashes spot: Hilditch


November 9th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 9(ANI): Australia's chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has said that several batsmen in the 'Australia A' side are in contention for a berth in the upcoming Ashes series against England.Australia ... Read more...

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North says nothing to hide from England ahead of Ashes


November 5th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 5 (ANI): Marcus North has said it would have been pointless to have withdrawn from today's tour match against England to deny the tourists a look at him before the ... Read more...

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Amir Khan slams selectors for allowing ‘Delhi CWG success’ brother to box for Pak


October 11th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11(ANI): British boxing ace Amir Khan has slammed England's boxing selectors after his brother Haroon Khan guaranteed himself a medal at the Delhi Commonwealth Games.Haroon was forced to fight for ... Read more...

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