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Grenada celebrates maiden Olympic medal


August 8th, 2012 - 2:50 am ICT by IANS
St.George's (Grenada), Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Thousands took to the streets late Monday to celebrate the country's first ever Olympic medal after the mercurial Kirani James stormed to victory in the final ... Read more...

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James’ Olympics feat sparks massive celebrations in Grenada


August 7th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
St.George (Grenada), Aug 7 (IANS/CMC) Thousands took to the streets late Monday to celebrate the Grenada's first Olympics medal after the mercurial Kirani James stormed to victory in the final of ... Read more...

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Prayers, festivity in Pranab’s village


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mirati (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) A festive spirit prevailed in Pranab Mukherjee's ancestral village here Sunday, with many praising the local boy set to become India's next president.Mirati ... Read more...

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Fenerbahce president convicted over match-fixing


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 2 (IANS) A Turkish court has convicted and sentenced Fenerbahce sports club president Aziz Yildirim to 75 months in prison on match-fixing charges.The court Monday also convicted several ... Read more...

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Sarabjit and Surjeet: Shock in one home, joy in another (Second Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/Ferozepur, June 27 (IANS) The fate of two Indians in Pakistani jails -- Sarabjit Singh and Surjeet Singh -- by the turn of events since Tuesday has made their families ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family shattered by Pakistan’s ‘cruel joke’ (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 27 (IANS) From jubilation to outrage and tears. Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's family said Wednesday they felt cheated by the cavalier manner in which the Pakistan government ... Read more...

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The wait ends: Surjeet Singh’s family rejoices


June 27th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 27 (IANS) While the family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan, was left shocked by Islambad's flip-flop over his release, there ... Read more...

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Jubilation to despair for Sarabjit’s family


June 27th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 27 (IANS) The celebrations in Punjab's Bhikhiwind village quickly turned to despair as news came in early Wednesday of Pakistan's apparent flip-flop on the pardon and release ... Read more...

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Corinthians coach ecstatic reaching Libertadores final


June 26th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 26 (IANS) More than half-an-hour after his club sealed a berth in the Copa Libertadores final for the first time in its history, Corinthians coach Tite ... Read more...

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UEFA proceeds English FA over fans’ pitch invasion


June 17th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the English Football Association (FA) over an attempt to invade the pitch after England's last game against Sweden.Danny Welbeck's ... Read more...

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Raja’s release may dilute 2G case: Jayalalithaa


May 15th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said the 2G spectrum allotment scam case seemed to be getting diluted with the bail granted to former ... Read more...

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United Sikkim FC qualify for I-League


April 17th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, April 17 (IANS) United Sikkim Football Club (USFC) played a 1-1 draw Tuesday against Kolkata's Mohammedan Sporting to qualify for next edition's I-League.The result enabled USFC to finish on ... Read more...

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Gerrard calls for patience from Liverpool fans


April 7th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has asked frustrated fans to be patient as the team tries to turn around their wretched run of results, which has seen ... Read more...

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Maldivian president quits after protests, police revolt (Third Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed, elected only four years ago, quit under pressure after weeks of protests triggered by a judge's arrest escalated Tuesday with disgruntled ... Read more...

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Nostalgia grips Big B on Rajkot visit


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is in Rajkot shooting for a Gujarat tourism ad. The experience is heartwarming, he says, unlike what he faced "ages ago" following ... Read more...

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Hu joins Chinese New Year festivities


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) Setting aside his busy work schedule, Chinese President Hu Jintao joined groups of Beijing residents to celebrate the Lunar New Year festivities.Hu visited the city's Qianmen ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift & Selena Gomez perform a duet


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Selena Gomez joined country singer Taylor Swift on her "Speak Now" tour. The tour-wrap show at New York City’s Madison Square Garden turned out to be ... Read more...

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Cheers and tears after five get bail in 2G case


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Some distributed chocolates and sweets, but some broke into tears as the news of the Supreme Court granting bail to five of the 14 accused ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa walks out of Bangalore jail


November 8th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 8 (IANS) Scam-hit former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday walked out of jail here after he got bail in two graft cases related to land scams.Amid ... Read more...

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Amitabh proud of common man’s Rs.5 crore win on KBC


October 26th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is happy that Sushil Kumar of Bihar won the mega prize of Rs.5 crore on "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5 (KBC)". Big B ... Read more...

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A dream come true, says Trinidad and Tobago’s Cooper


October 4th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) Young Kevon Cooper dubbed his 11-ball 25 not out as a "dream come true" as his stupendous effort at the death carried Trinidad and Tobago to ... Read more...

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Let us reduce greed to stop corruption (Comment)


September 25th, 2011 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Anna Hazare broke his 12-day fast Aug 28 amid great jubilation at the Ramlila Maidan and elsewhere in the country. Most of the media and some of his associates called ... Read more...

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No pleasure in Osama death: Bush


September 6th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Former president George W. Bush says he experienced no pleasure when he heard about the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, mastermind of Sep ... Read more...

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South Sudan celebrates independence (Third Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Juba, July 9 (IANS) Tens of thousands of South Sudanese Saturday watched the raising of their country's flag at an independence ceremony in the capital Juba, BBC reported.South Sudan became ... Read more...

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Aamir celebrates a decade of ‘Lagaan’ in style


June 16th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) When sports-themed period film "Lagaan" released in 2001, it created a rage and now after a decade, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan celebrated the film's 10 ... Read more...

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BJP completes three years of controversy-ridden rule (Letter from Bangalore)


May 29th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first government in Karnataka completes three years Monday with Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa battling corruption charges and the party central ... Read more...

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Celebrities, intellectuals optimistic as Mamata takes charge


May 20th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) There was an air of optimism among celebrities and intellectuals here as Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee took charge as the first woman chief ... Read more...

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Osama killing must end Islamophobia, say Muslim youths


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) With the world's most wanted terrorist and Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden dead, the fear psychosis of associating terrorism with Islam will come to ... Read more...

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US erupts in joy over Osama killing


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) US erupted in joy as news broke that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has been killed in Pakistan.There was jubilation outside the White House ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen walks out of jail, says I am no traitor


April 19th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 18 (IANS) Human rights activist Binayak Sen, who walked out of jail here Monday, three days after the apex court granted him bail, said he was not a ... Read more...

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Joy over Hazare’s victory in Maharashtra


April 9th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Joy and jubilation erupted in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra Saturday as social crusader Anna Hazare ended his fast after the government agreed to the ... Read more...

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People hailed India, not only World Cup: Advani


April 4th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday contended the countrywide jubilation following India's victory in the cricket World Cup was a reflection ... Read more...

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India march into World Cup final with emphatic win over Pakistan (Roundup)


March 31st, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) It was a match destined to go down in history. And it did as India triumphed over Pakistan Wednesday to enter their third World Cup ... Read more...

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We are not taking Netherlands lightly: Gibson


February 26th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson Saturday refused to term their Monday's World Cup opponents, the Netherlands, as minnows and said they have already proved a point after ... Read more...

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Journalist sexually assaulted at Tahrir celebration


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) A journalist working for CBS News "suffered a brutal and sexual assault" when she was covering the celebration at Cairo's Tahrir Square Feb 11, the day when Egypt's ... Read more...

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