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Dalai Lama asks people to live healthy


September 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) With obesity turning out to be a growing concern, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday urged people to lead a healthy life."Common man sacrifices ... Read more...

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Declare jet fuel a notified product to bring down prices: Ajit Singh


September 10th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday said he has urged the petroleum ministry to put aviation turbine fuel (ATF) on the notified product list ... Read more...

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17 Pakistanis fail to get visas for entrepreneurs meet


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Seventeen women entrepreneurs from Pakistan could not make it to an international conference which began here Monday as they could not get visas, the ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host medical students’ global meet


August 7th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) An international panel of medics will host its 61st general assembly in Mumbai Aug 9, to be attended by 1,000 delegates from across 114 countries, ... Read more...

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CSI appoints first president from Kerala


April 1st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 1 (IANS) Satish Babu Sunday took over as the president of the Computer Society of India (CSI), becoming the first Keralite to get to the top post.Founded in ... Read more...

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Guardiola named ‘best coach in the world’


January 7th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 7 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has been named the best coach in the World in the annual inquest by the International Federation of Football History ... Read more...

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Barcelona’s Xavi named best playmaker in the world


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 3 (IANS) Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez was Tuesday named as the best playmaker in the world by the International Federation for Football History and Statistics (IFFHS).It is the ... Read more...

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World polo body hopeful of game getting back to Olympics


December 18th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) The Federation of International Polo (FIP), the world governing body of the game, is hopeful the sport will soon return to the Olympics, its president Eduardo ... Read more...

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FIFA annuls decision to exclude Myanmar from 2018 World Cup qualifying


November 7th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by BNO News
ZURICH (BNO NEWS) -- The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) on Monday announced it will allow Myanmar to take part in the preliminary competition for the 2018 World Cup, despite an ... Read more...

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US rally to seek food labelling


October 17th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) Hundreds of people from around the US rallied in front of the White House, urging the government to require compulsory labelling of food made from genetically ... Read more...

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India to gain from boom in electric vehicles


October 7th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) With its software talent pool, India is in a better position to benefit from new vehicle technologies like electric vehicles, experts here said Friday. Nearly 40 percent ... Read more...

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India’s first Moto GP rider Sarath to get financial help


July 4th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) The International Federation for Motocycles (FIM) has approved a grant of $100,000 for training Sarath Kumar, the first Indian rider in the MotoGP in the 125cc ... Read more...

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Bangkok selected as World Book Capital 2013


June 30th, 2011 - 7:32 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday announced that an international committee designated Bangkok, Thailand as World Book Capital 2013.Representatives from the publishing world, along with the UN ... Read more...

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Blatter re-elected as FIFA President amidst bribery scandal


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by BNO News
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Joseph Blatter on Wednesday was re-elected as president of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) amidst bribery scandal and calls for postponing the vote.Blatter received 186 ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son denies reports of air strikes in Tripoli


March 4th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 4 (IANS) Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has denied reports of air strikes in the capital city of Tripoli, saying "show me a ... Read more...

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Four million flood-hit Pakistanis still homeless: Red Cross


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Over four million Pakistanis are still homeless, six months after massive floods devastated the country, the Red Cross has said. Many are returning to their homes to discover ... Read more...

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Less journalists killed worldwide this year compared to 2009


December 31st, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 31 (ANI): There has been a drop in the number of reporters killed worldwide in 2010 than in the previous year, but media advocacy groups have said that while the ... Read more...

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Cutting umbilical cord too soon could harm baby


November 12th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Umbilical cords should not be clamped immediately after birth, say medical experts, explaining that waiting for three minutes could allow more blood to flow to the newborns and ... Read more...

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Claming umbilical cord right after birth may injure baby: Expert


November 11th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A retired consultant obstetrician from the Memorial Hospital in Darlington has urged obstetricians and midwives to wait a few minutes before clamping the umbilical cords of newborn infants ... Read more...

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India gets five nominations at Asia Pacific Screen Awards


October 18th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India has received five nominations, including three for Marathi cinema, in the fourth annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) to be held in Australia Dec 2.Tejaswini ... Read more...

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Kiwi player sees no issues with netball tournament ahead of Delhi CWG


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3(ANI): New Zealand netball player Laura Langman has denied talks that the netball tournament at the Delhi Commonwealth Games was "highly doubtful".Langman said that from what she had seen, ... Read more...

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Tribunal to decide fate of dope-tainted Indian athletes, says WADA chief


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): Director General of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) David Howman here on Saturday said that the fast-track tribunal will decide the fate of the 12 dope-tainted Indian athletes.Howman said ... Read more...

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The International Federation of Actors Calls For An International Boycott Of “The Hobbit”


September 27th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Hobbit" is a planned two part film which is yet to be produced. The executive producer and the ... Read more...

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Actors unions tell members to avoid new Hobbit movies


September 27th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Global actors' unions have advised their members to avoid taking roles in the new Hobbit movies amid a row over pay.Cate Blanchett, Sir Ian McKellen and Andy ... Read more...

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Polanski’s ‘Ghost Writer’ named best film


September 20th, 2010 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Roman Polanski's political thriller "The Ghost Writer" has been named best picture at International Federation of Film Critics, in Spain. The "Rosemary's Baby" filmmaker, who endured a ... Read more...

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Sports ministry to CGOC: Give interest-free loan to weightlifting body


August 24th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The sports ministry and the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) seems to be in a deadlock over the issue of bailing out the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) ... Read more...

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Weightlifting body looks for loan to pay doping fine


August 21st, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Miffed at the indifference of the sports ministry and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) Saturday said it is being forced to ... Read more...

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IHF appoints national selection panel


July 13th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Tuesday announced a national selection panel and is now in direct confrontation with Hockey India (HI) on the selection of the Indian national ... Read more...

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Top photography award for Karnataka Forest Officer


July 10th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, July 10 (ANI): Karnataka Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests M N Jayakumar has been honoured with MFIAP, the highest distinction awarded by the UNESCO-affiliated International Federation of Photographic Art for ... Read more...

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Iranian official rejects female football team’s headgear


July 8th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, July 8 (ANI): An Iranian official has rejected a new women's football strip which was created after the world football federation banned the team from international competition due to their Islamic ... Read more...

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Three-time champion defends his title at Nathan’s world famous hot dog eating contest in New York


July 5th, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by BNO News
CONEY ISLAND, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – The annual International Federation of Competitive Eating (I.F.O.C.E) Nathan's International July Fourth Hot Dog Eating Contest, the world most famous hot dog eating contest, was ... Read more...

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WADA urges ICC to convince members to accept anti doping clause


May 26th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Director General David Howman has said the International Cricket Council (ICC) should convince its member bodies, including India, to comply with players' whereabouts ... Read more...

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HI and IHF are on collision course after court order


May 22nd, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) and the court reinstated Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) have interpreted the Delhi High Court order to suit their line of thinking and ... Read more...

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Reinstated by court, Gill vows to be back in action


May 21st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The deposed president of Indian Hockey Federation (IHF), K.P.S. Gill, got a shot in the arm when the Delhi High Court Friday quashed the national ferderation's derecognition ... Read more...

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Ministry neither giving funds nor equipment, say NSFs


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The National Sports Federations (NSF) Monday slammed the union sports ministry for claiming to fund the Indian sport when the reality is it only spends a fraction ... Read more...

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