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Egyptian’s 31 inch biceps crowned world’s biggest


September 12th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) An Egyptian-born bodybuilder's 31-inch biceps have been crowned the biggest in the world, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.Moustafa Ismail, 24, has spent 10 years pumping iron ... Read more...

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Proteas women win series 2-1 over Bangladesh


September 9th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 9 (IANS) South Africa women clinched the three-match One-Day International (ODI) cricket series 2-1 after beating Bangladesh by seven wickets in the third and final match here at ... Read more...

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Women’s cricket: Bangladesh shock South Africa by two wickets


September 7th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) The South African women's cricket team suffered a two-wicket defeat at the hands of hosts Bangladesh in the first One-day International (ODI) of the three-match series ... Read more...

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Anti-terror official killed in Iraq blast


September 7th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A counter-terrorism official in Iraq's Tikrit city was killed when a dynamite-packed bomb exploded in his car, police said.Ismail al-Jaburi ad al-Sharqat died instantly Thursday and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nehru Cup: Cameroon beat Maldives; face India in final


August 29th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A spirited Cameroon got the better of 10-man Maldives 3-1 in the crucial Nehru Cup football tournament match at the Jawaharlal Stadium here Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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India will be tough opposition: Maldives coach


August 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Maldives' coach Istvan Urbanyi said their next match in the Nehru Cup foortball tournament against India Saturday would be a difficult one.The Maldives Thursday ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Maldives impress against Nepal


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Maldives continued their dominance over Nepal and gave a good account of themselves with a 2-1 win over their South Asian rivals in the ... Read more...

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‘Indian rowers performed beyond expectations at Olympics’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India rowing coach Ismail Baig says he is satisfied at the way his three-member team performed at the London Olympics.He said Swaran Singh finishing 16th in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Reaching quarters will be good: Indian rowing coach


July 20th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) India rowing coach Ismail Baig is realistic about his three-member team's chances at the London Olympics and feels a quarterfinal finish in the single and double ... Read more...

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Morocco, Syria declare each other’s envoys persona non grata


July 16th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rabat, July 16 (IANS) The Moroccan government Monday declared the Syrian ambassador to its country persona non grata in the wake of last week's carnage at Syria's Traimseh town. In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iran sends troops to Syria


May 30th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 30 (IANS) Iran has sent its troops to help the regime of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad fight opposition forces, a senior commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards ... Read more...

Posted in World |

11 Egyptians killed by assailants during protest in Cairo


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- At least eleven people were killed on Wednesday after sit-in supporters of former Salafist presidential candidate Hazem Salah Abu-Ismail were attacked outside Egypt's Defense Ministry, officials said ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Two fathers and their daughters drown in Maharashtra


April 16th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), April 16 (IANS) Four people, two fathers and their daughters, drowned when they missed their footing and slipped into the reservoir of Maharashtra's Musai dam, police said Monday.Burannudin ... Read more...

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US to release five Taliban from Guantanamo?


April 1st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US was ready to release five Taliban leaders from the detention centre at Guantanamo Bay under certain conditions, an Afghan official has said.Mohammad ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Moderate intensity quake rocks Kashmir


March 31st, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 31 (IANS) A moderate intensity temblor rocked Kashmir Saturday morning, sending panic stricken locals rushing out of their homes and workplaces."An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Malaysian family minister to quit


March 12th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 12 (IANS) Malaysian Women, Family and Community Development Minister Shahrizat Abdul Jalil said Sunday she will not seek an extension when her term ends next month.The announcement ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India lose to Oman 1-5 in football


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, Feb 23 (IANS) India went down 1-5 to higher-ranked Oman in a football friendly at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex Stadium here Thursday.Joaquim Abranches scored the solitary goal for ... Read more...

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Maldives sets up probe commission on power transfer


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 22 (IANS) The Maldives government has appointed a commission to inquire into the controversial transfer of power which former president Mohamed Nasheed has termed a coup orchestrated ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Benazir killed for backing Lal Masjid operation’


February 12th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated for supporting the Lal Masjid operation, an anti-terrorism court has been told.Dawn quoted Magistrate Taufiq Ahmed, ... Read more...

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Iraqi envoy meets UAE attorney general


February 7th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) Iraqi ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Arshad Ismail Al-Musalli visited the UAE Attorney General Counsellor Salem Saeed Kubaish at his office Monday.Kubaish lauded ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Global conference to focus on water crisis


November 16th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) With water predicted to become an arena of conflict, experts from around the world, including China, Pakistan, Britain and Bangladesh, will gather here later this ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Prayers, sacrifice on Eid-ul-Zuha in Andhra Pradesh


November 7th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Attired in their best, Muslims across Andhra Pradesh offered prayers at mosques, Eidgahs and open grounds before the slaughter of 'halal' animals, symbolising the spirit of ... Read more...

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Gurbani grabs Golf title in Sri Lanka, Chikka runner-up


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kandy (Sri Lanka), Oct 22 (IANS) Gurbani Singh asserted herself as one of the leading amateurs in the region by winning the 124th Sri Lankan Amateur Golf championships here Saturday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sri Lanka amateur golf: Chikka, Gagan win men’s team title


October 20th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kandy, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian men's team of S. Chikkrangrappa and Gagan Verma won the international team event at the Sri Lankan Amateur Open Golf Championships, edging out Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Hundreds evacuated in flood-hit Sindh


September 18th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Hundreds of people marooned by the floods in Pakistan's Sindh province have been evacuated even as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has directed the authorities ... Read more...

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Tough task for Indian to beat UAE: Colaco


July 27th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India's football coach Armando Colaco admitted Wednesday that it would tough for his boys to neutralise the three-goal deficit against United Arab Emirates (UAE) here ... Read more...

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Gujarat woman who helped find bombs to be rewarded


July 18th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 18 (IANS) The Gujarat government Monday announced a Rs.25,000 cash reward for a woman who led to the arrest of her husband in the wake of 10 crude ... Read more...

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Cops probe calls from Iran to plant bombs in Meerut


July 18th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police are probing two mysterious calls that asked a meat trader in Meerut and a farmer in Baghpat to plant bombs. Both the calls ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mumbai cops in Ahmedabad to quiz IM operative


July 16th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 16 (IANS) Pursuing investigations into the Mumbai serial blasts, a Mumbai Police team arrived in Ahmedabad Saturday to question an Indian Mujahideen operative, arrested recently, officials said.Danish Riaz ... Read more...

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First phase of Smart City Kochi project to be commissioned soon


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) The first phase of the proposed mega IT project, Smart City Kochi, would be commissioned before Oct 31, 2012, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Thursday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two human traffickers arrested


May 18th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A human trafficking racket has been busted with the arrest of two people including a woman, police said Tuesday, adding seven girls including three minors ... Read more...

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Pak schoolboy reveals how Taliban brainwashed him into becoming suicide bomber


April 20th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): A Pakistani schoolboy who failed in his suicide bomb bid as his partner launched an attack at a Pakistani shrine earlier this month, has spoken of the terror ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

London hotel to employ ’sexy blondes in mini skirts’


March 31st, 2011 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) A five-star hotel in London will replace older staff with "sexy, blonde girls in mini skirts" as bosses said they want a new and younger image.Amia ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malaysia unlikely to experience tsunami chain effect


March 12th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar.12 (ANI): The head of Malaysia's meteorological department has said the country is unlikely to experience severe chain effects from the tsunami.Che Gayah Ismail said that said rough seas and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sehwag visits hospital to show his support for HIV patients


March 4th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar.4 (ANI): Indian opener Virender Sehwag has called on cricket fans across the world to stop discrimination against people living with HIV.Sehwag made his plea after visiting the Haji Sir ... Read more...

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