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Sprint legend Quarrie says team support boosted Jamaica


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 22 (IANS/CMC) Legendary Jamaican sprinter Donald Quarrie says team support played a significant part in his country's record medal haul at the London Olympics.Quarrie, regarded as one of ... Read more...

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Nagaland announces award for Swuro


July 31st, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, July 31 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs.25 lakhs for archer Chekrovolu Swuro for becoming an Olympian.Rio, accompanied by his colleagues, are ... Read more...

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Cricket uniting blacks, whites in Zimbabwe


June 26th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, June 26 (IANS) Cricket has become the biggest unifier of blacks and whites in Zimbabwe, a country that had seen the two races occupying different corners.The mingling ... Read more...

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Sushmita hails Himangini’s win as best gift


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Sushmita Sen is proud of Himangini Singh Yadu, who was crowned Miss Asia Pacific in Busan, Korea, and said that she has got the best gift ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Portugal beating Denmark a ‘just’ result, says coach


June 14th, 2012 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Lviv, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal more than deserved their 3-2 win against Denmark at Euro 2012, coach Paulo Bento said.Portugal had to rely on a last-gasp strike from substitute ... Read more...

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China backs Europe’s integration


May 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 31 (IANS) China supports Europe's integration process as well as its efforts to deal with the sovereign debt crisis, said an official.China has faith in Europe's capability of ... Read more...

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West Indies A hope to dominate Indians


May 30th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), May 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A team manager Colin Borde says his charges will be looking to dominate the touring India A side in the upcoming "Test" and limited ... Read more...

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Germany, India steadfast partners: Ambassador-designate


May 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India and Germany are steadfast and dynamic partners on the global stage and their friendship is based on mutual trust and shared values, says ... Read more...

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Australia drop Marsh, rest Haddin for ODI tri-series


January 30th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Australia's out-of-form batsman Shaun Marsh was dropped while wicketkeeper Brad Haddin was rested for the first three ODIs of the tri-series against India and Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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I don’t enjoy doing films: Terence Lewis


January 16th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) He is one of the well-known choreographers in the country and runs a famous and popular dance academy in Mumbai but Terence Lewis says ... Read more...

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Japan sets up Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid council


November 29th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 29 (IANS) Japan has announced its bid to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and established the Tokyo 2020 Council, headed by Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and ... Read more...

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Will Ranbir’s ‘Rockstar’ rock box office? (IANS Preview)


November 7th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor's role as the reluctant but ruthless politician in hit political thriller "Raajneeti" earned him a lot of praise, but his "Anjaana Anjaani" ... Read more...

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International community apprised on Tibetans’ plight


October 23rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 23 (IANS) Tibetans in exile are reaching out to the international community to intervene in ending human rights violations of Tibetans in China.An official of the Central Tibetan ... Read more...

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Morkel promises to take up challenge to Warner


October 12th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) South African pace spearhead Morne Morkel has promised to take up his challenge to Australian opener and his Indian Premier League (IPL) teammate David Warner when ... Read more...

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Gibson believes West Indies can overcome England


September 20th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson feels his inexperienced side has to overcome two major challenges when it faces England in two Twenty20 Internationals this weekend at ... Read more...

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Bopara looking to cement his place with solid performance


September 8th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Ravi Bopara is determined to cement his place in the England squad with a solid performance against India in the remainder of the NatWest ODI ... Read more...

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Eight boxers to represent Indian at Asian Championships


July 21st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Eight pugilists will represent India at the Asian Boxing Championships to be held at Incheon in South Korea August 3-13.The tournament will help the Indians ... Read more...

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Swann thanks Fletcher for ignoring him for 7 years


July 19th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) England off-spinner Graeme Swann thanked India coach Duncan Fletcher for shaping his international career by repeatedly ignoring him during his eight-year tenure as coach with the ... Read more...

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Sarwan dropped from West Indies squad for third Test


July 4th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown, (Barbados), July 3 (IANS) Poor form caught up with experienced West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan, who was dropped from the squad for the third Test against India.Sarwan has been ... Read more...

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250 Indian magicians to show off their skills in capital


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) More than 250 magicians from across the country will converge upon the capital to perform their feats at the International Merlin Awards night Thursday.The awards ... Read more...

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Indian wins magicians’ ‘Oscar’


June 4th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Illusionist Gopinath Muthukad became the second Indian ever to win the International Merlin Award, or the magicians' 'Oscar'.He will be the second Indian after P.C. ... Read more...

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Deepak Obhrai re-appointed Canada’s parliamentary secretary


May 26th, 2011 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 26 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Wednesday re-appointed senior-most Indo-Canadian MP Deepak Obhrai as parliamentary secretary to the minister of foreign affairs.Obhrai, who is the longest serving ... Read more...

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Sharath to spearhead Indian challenge in World TT Championships


May 5th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Sharath Kamal will spearhead the Indian challenge in the World Table Tennis Championships at Rotterdam May 8-15.Besides Kamal, Amalraj Anthony, Soumyadeep Roy, Abhishek Ravichandran and ... Read more...

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S.African-born pacer Wagner is keen on playing for New Zealand


April 9th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr.9 (ANI): Fresh from an outstanding Plunket Shield campaign, in which he took 51 wickets at an average of 18.15 for Otago, South African born left-arm fast bowler Neil Wagner has ... Read more...

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Barton dismisses Man City star Barry as ‘teacher’s pet’


April 8th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8(ANI): Newcastle United midfielder Joey Barton has launched a blistering attack on Manchester City midfield ace Gareth Barry, who was England's skipper against Ghana last week.Barton reckons that Barry is ... Read more...

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Kamran must give stellar performance in domestic cricket to return to Pak team: Mohsin


April 7th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 7(ANI): Discarded Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal, whose repeated follies behind the stumps- including some vital dropped catches- cost Pakistan a lot in the recently-concluded World Cup, needs to "give an ... Read more...

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‘Economic diplomacy taking centre stage in Indian foreign policy’


April 6th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) With the changing global economic paradigm, India is giving increasing importance to trade and business in its foreign policy, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said Wednesday."Our ... Read more...

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We don’t have batsmen to match India’s: Herald Sun


March 25th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 25 (IANS) A day after the champions crashed out of the World Cup, an Australian analyst said Friday that Australia simply did not have the batsmen to match ... Read more...

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Tata Communications launches InstaCompute in Singapore


March 8th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Tata Communications Tuesday launched InstaCompute infrastructure as a service (IaaS) in Singapore which will also cover neighbouring countries like Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam ... Read more...

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Australia vows to tackle match-fixing


February 12th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 12(ANI): Australian sporting officials have said that they have agreed to take a united stance against match-fixing to protect the integrity of the nation's sport.Sports Minister Mark Arbib said ... Read more...

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Capello backs Rooney to fire in England’s Denmark friendly


February 9th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9(ANI): England manager Fabio Capello insists that striker Wayne Rooney remains his main man ahead of today's friendly against Denmark.Rooney had last scored for England back in September 2009, ... Read more...

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David Miliband joins Sunderland as non-executive vice-chairman


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2(ANI): Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has joined the board of Premier League football club Sunderland as their non-executive vice chairman.Miliband, who was Foreign Secretary from 2007 to 2010, ... Read more...

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Hafiz Saeed publicly slams Pope, defends blasphemy law


January 30th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) In a rare public appearance, Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed Sunday addressed a rally in Lahore, capital of Pakistan's Punjab province, and vowed to resist any change in ... Read more...

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Gemma Ward opens up about her relationship with Heath Ledger


January 30th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): Supermodel Gemma Ward has opened up about her relationship with late actor Heath Ledger for the first time."There was no one like him - and no one will ... Read more...

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Obama committed ‘true global, strategic partnership’ with India


January 30th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 30 (PTI) US President Barack Obama has reaffirmed his commitment to building a "true global, strategic partnership" with India at a meeting with National Security Advisor Shivshankar ... Read more...

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