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Upbeat West Indies geared up for World Twenty20


September 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket captain Darren Sammy said the team was looking forward to winning the World Twenty20 Championship and bringing back the smiles of fans in the ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist wins prize in Denmark (With Image)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) A sand sculpture on marine conservation created by Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the prestigious audience prize at an international sand art competition held ... Read more...

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Cole hires new boyfriend for tour?


August 27th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has hired rumoured boyfriend Tre Holloway as a backing dancer for her British tour, as she thinks it will be the perfect opportunity ... Read more...

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U-19 victory: Unmukt Chand hails team effort


August 26th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) India captain Unmukt Chand, who struck a match-winning century for his side in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final here Sunday, chose to single out ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: Australia and South Africa set for semifinal clash (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) Australia and South Africa continued their unbeaten run in the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup with contrasting wins in their respective quarterfinals here Sunday.Defending champion ... Read more...

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Science fiction writer Harrison dies at 87


August 16th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Harry Harrison, an American novelist whose science fiction novels achieved cult status in post-Soviet Russia, died Wednesday, his official website reported. He was 87.Reports did ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Carrazana wins flyweight gold for Cuba


August 12th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuba's Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana won gold in the Olympic men's flyweight (52kg) boxing category here at the ExCel Arena Sunday, beating Mongolian fighter Tugtsogt Nyambayar ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: China’s Zou takes light flyweight gold


August 12th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Chinese light flyweight boxer Zou Shiming retained his Olympic title Saturday after beating Thailand's Kaeo Pongprayoon in a tight final.Beijing champion Zou won all three ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Ireland’s Conlan, Russia’s Aloian take bronze


August 11th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bronze medals went to Ireland's Michael Conlan and Russia's Misha Aloian after they lost their respective flyweight semifinals at the London Olympics Friday.Saturday's final will ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Bronze for Russia, Ireland


August 10th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's David Aryapetyan and Ireland's Paddy Barnes won Olympic bronze medals in men's 49kg boxing here Friday.Aryapetyan, a 2009 world silver medallist, narrowly lost his ... Read more...

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Olympic equestrian: Swiss Guerdat bags gold in show jumping


August 8th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Switzerland's Steve Guerdat rode the only faultless competition to take gold in the men's individual show jumping Thursday, as the silver medal was decided by ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Tajikistan and Brazil women bag bronze


August 8th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Boxer Mavzuna Chorieva became the first woman from Tajikistan to win an Olympic medal after she and Brazil's Adriana Araujo settled for the bronze in ... Read more...

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Healy, Foden like chalk and cheese


July 16th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Singer Una Healy and her rugby player husband Ben Foden are different from each other but the couple say they have learnt to live accordingly."We're ... Read more...

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Olympic dreams over for Sinimole and Sajeesh


July 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's middle-distance runners Sajeesh Joseph and Sinimole Paulose's dreams of qualifying for the London Games came crashing as they failed to achieve the qualifying mark ... Read more...

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Advani has mixed luck in World snooker


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 3 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani remained in contention for a berth in the knock-out phase as he beat Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5-4 for his second win, but later ... Read more...

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When Baldwin wanted to murder ex-wife’s lawyer


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin revealed he fantasised about killing a showbiz website boss and his ex-wife's lawyer.The 54-year-old said he thought about killing his former wife Kim ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani wins snooker championship opener


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 2 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani, down by three frames, fought back to defeat Australia's Ben Nunan 5-4 in his opening Group E league match of the SangSom Six ... Read more...

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Una Healy ties the knot


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Irish singer-songwriter Una Healy has married Ben Foden in Ireland.The 30-year-old and Foden become parents to daughter Aoife Belle in March.Bandmates Vanessa White, Mollie King, Rochelle ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin weds Hilaria Thomas


July 1st, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin exchanged vows with fiancee Hilaria Thomas.The 54-year-old tied the knot with 28-year-old yoga instructor at the St. Patrick's Old Cathedral Saturday, reports ... Read more...

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Cyprus takes over EU presidency


July 1st, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nicosia, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cyprus is assuming the European Union's rotating presidency for the first time Sunday, amid concerns about the country's ability to cope with its own economic ... Read more...

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Chinese fan dies after watching football for 11 nights


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) A die-hard Chinese fan of the England football team died at his home in Changsha in Hunan province after continuously watching games for 11 nights since ... Read more...

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Russia should respect fans more, says captain Arshavin


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia captain Andrei Arshavin believes his team needs to learn to be more gracious to its fans and can learn from Poland and Ireland.After ... Read more...

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Italy’s Chiellini to miss Euro quarters against England


June 21st, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 21 (IANS) Italian centre-back Giorgio Chiellini will miss the former World Cup winners' quarter-final clash of Euro 2012 against England here Sunday due to injury.Chiellini, who limped ... Read more...

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Ireland playing for pride: Dunne


June 18th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defender Richard Dunne said Sunday that Ireland's pride is on the line for their upcoming game against Italy after the team's dreams were crushed ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Spain wary of Irish fighting spirit, says Xabi Alonso


June 14th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain are wary of Ireland's fighting spirit, Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso said ahead of their crucial Group C clash in Gdansk.The reigning champions drew 1-1 ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy won’t cramp Croatia’s attacking style, says Bilic


June 14th, 2012 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A tricky Euro 2012 tie against Italy won't stop Croatia from showing their usual attacking flair, coach Slaven Bilic said.The largely untested strike partnership of ... Read more...

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Results and standings of Group C at Euro 2012


June 11th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), June 11 (IANS) Following were the results and standings of Group C at Euro 2012 Sunday after the match between Italy and Spain resulted in a 1-1 draw ... Read more...

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Kim buys luxury car for West


June 9th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian pampered her beau, singer Kanye West, with a new Lamborghini on his 35th birthday Friday.Kardashian purchased the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 in ... Read more...

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Norwich appoint Hughton as new coach


June 8th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Newcastle United coach Chris Hughton is to succeed Paul Lambert as coach of English Premier League club Norwich City, the team confirmed.Lambert left for Aston ... Read more...

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Injured Olic’s Euro 2012 in doubt


June 4th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Zagreb, June 4 (IANS) Croatian striker Ivica Olic may miss the Euro 2012 after he injured his right thigh in a friendly against Norway, the team doctor confirmed."I cannot ... Read more...

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Russia demolish Italy 3-0


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, June 2 (IANS) Russia handed under-pressure Italy a 3-0 beating in their Euro 2012 warm-up match in Zurich thanks to a brace from striker Roman Shirokov.The Italian team has ... Read more...

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Lohan recruits home decorator


May 18th, 2012 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan is redecorating her home and she's televising the makeover on reality TV show "Million Dollar Decorator".The 25-year-old was spotted furniture shopping ... Read more...

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Euro on brink of collapse: IMF


April 18th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) The crisis-hit euro is teetering on the brink of collapse, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said.In a significant vote of no-confidence, Tuesday's report from the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global paper consumption increased by half since 1980


April 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Global paper consumption since 1980 has gone up by almost half, although communication today is mostly by email and text, online statements and by fax, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British fuel tanker drivers postpone strike


March 31st, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) British fuel tanker drivers have decided to postpone a strike until after the Easter holidays in early April, the representing union said.Unite, the largest union ... Read more...

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