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Harsh, Anmol enter semis of Mumbai badminton


August 15th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Third seed Harsh Chouhan outplayed Kairan Kapadia to enter the men's singles semi-finals of the Mumbai Suburban District Badminton Championships at the Celebration Club, Andheri here ... Read more...

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Lee rallies into semis of All India Snooker


August 9th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Hong Kong's Andy Lee recovered from a 0-2 deficit to overcome Faisal Khan of the Railways en route to the semi-finals in the Shyam Shroff Memorial ... Read more...

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Merchant bows out in All India Snooker


August 8th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Double Asian champion Yasin Merchant crashed out of the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Invitation snooker tournament here Wednesday.In the concluding Group A ties at Khar ... Read more...

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In a subdued auto market, Asian companies log growth in July (Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Even as the demand for automobiles remains subdued owing to high interest rates, rising fuel costs and uncertain economic conditions, Asian vehicle makers in general maintained ... Read more...

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Merchant, Chawla in for All India Open Snooker


July 20th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Former two-time Asian champion Yasin Merchant and India No.2 Kamal Chawla have confirmed their participation in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker Tournament ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles contingent leaves for Haiti UN mission


June 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A 160-man contingent of India's Assam Rifles Wednesday left for the Caribbean nation of Haiti on a year-long deployment under the United Nations' stabilisation mission ... Read more...

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Kothari ousts Habib to make last 8


June 21st, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Kolkata's Sourav Kothari held off a late surge from top seed and local hero Rafath Habib to win 4-2 and enter the quarter-finals of the Kences ... Read more...

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Saengkham sizzles en route to last 16


June 20th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) Thailand's Noppon Saengkham warmed up for the knock-out phase with a brilliant break of 122 clearance as he outclassed Himanshu Jain 3-0 to qualify for the ... Read more...

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Chawla cracks 122 for easy win in snooker event


June 18th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) World No.3 Kamal Chawla constructed a brilliant break of 122 en route to a 3-1 win over Rupesh Shah in a Group C match of the ... Read more...

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‘India’s growth at the cost of environment’


May 20th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The making of global India is at the cost of the environment, authors Ashish Kothari and Aseem Shrivastava say in their new work "Churning The ... Read more...

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Items numbers should be situational, says Shabana


May 19th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Actress Shabana Azmi Friday said she doesn't have a problem with item numbers but they should be situational."I have far less problem with women doing item ... Read more...

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India to host 2013 world professional snooker meet


May 4th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) India will host the world professional snooker championship next year, Billiard and Snooker Federation of India president P.V.K. Mohan said here Friday.However, the venue was yet ... Read more...

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Hero Motocorp’s scrip down 7 percent


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) An expected slowdown in the automobile industry coupled with increased competition dampened investor sentiments on Hero MotoCorp's scrip, which fell by 6.99 percent in Thursday's ... Read more...

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When showstopper Zoa Morani slipped on the ramp


March 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actress Zoa Morani, who started her career with "Always Kabhi Kabhi", slipped on the ramp while walking the runway as showstopper for designer Payal Kothari at ... Read more...

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National Snooker: Mehta, Chawla in title round


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) Aditya Mehta, the 26-year-old from Mumbai and the only Indian on the snooker pro circuit, qualified for his second consecutive final in the National Snooker Championship ... Read more...

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Mehta eases into semis of National Snooker Championship


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 3 (IANS) Defending champion Aditya Mehta, along with Kamal Chawla, Brijesh Damani and Shahbaaz Khan entered the semi-finals of the 78th Manisha-National snooker championship, here Friday.Mehta, who opened ... Read more...

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Advani leads way into pre-quarters of National Snooker


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 2 (IANS) Four-time champion Pankaj Advani swept past veteran Devendra Joshi 4-0 enroute to the pre-quarterfinals of the Manisha-National snooker championship here Thursday.A break of 75 in the ... Read more...

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Advani retains billiards crown


January 27th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 27 (IANS) Pankaj Advani of PSPB scored a 5-0 win over Balachandra Bhaskar of Karnataka to retain the men's billiards title in the Manisha National Billiards and Snooker ... Read more...

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Meenal, Arantxa in National Billiards Final


January 25th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Mumbai's Meenal Thakur and Pune cueist Arantxa Sanchis will face-off in the final of the ladies billiards event at the Manisha-National Billiards and Snooker Championship after ... Read more...

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Triple crown for Varsha in National cue sports


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 23 (IANS) Bangalore's Varsha Sanjeev notched a creditable triple crown by winning the junior girls snooker event in the Manisha Constructions National Billiards and Snooker Championship here Monday.Varsha, ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie’s name off Jaipur Festival’s events roster


January 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Award winning writer Salman Rushdie, the author of "The Satanic Verses" and "Midnight's Children", seems to be off the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival events roster.His ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie for Jaipur Lit Fest Jan 20-22 (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Breaking a minor jinx in India which began with last September'a failed Harud Festival in Kashmir, celebrated writer Salman Rushdie will attend the ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie to attend Jaipur Lit Fest Jan 20-22


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Breaking a minor jinx in India which began with last September'a failed Harud Festival in Kashmir, celebrated writer Salman Rushdie will attend the DSC Jaipur ... Read more...

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‘India needs to hike yield of pulses’


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Stating that yield per hectare of pulses in India is low compared to the world average, the country's apex body of pulses and grains industry and ... Read more...

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Wildlife conservationists honoured


December 1st, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Scientists, researchers and photographers working in the field of wildlife conservation to defend the wildernesses and the food and water security of the Indian subcontinent ... Read more...

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Easy win for Alok Kumar in national snooker


August 5th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Former champion Alok Kumar (PSPB) warmed up for his title assault in the senior national snooker championship with a comfortable 3-0 win against Nigel D'Souza of ... Read more...

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India’s diamond markets shut over Mumbai terror attack


July 14th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Ahmedabad/Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) For the first time ever, diamond traders across India shut shop Thursday after terror struck the country's largest diamond trading hub in Mumbai.While India's largest diamond ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s diamond, gold merchants furious at government apathy


July 14th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) The country's diamond and gold jewelery hubs in Mumbai, with a daily turnover of over Rs.10 billion, are angry and aghast at the manner in which ... Read more...

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Billiards: Sitwala, Kothari in quarterfinals of Australian Open


June 28th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, June 28 (IANS) India's Dhruv Sitwala and Sourav Kothari entered the quarterfinals of the Australian Open billiards championship here on Tuesday winning all their respective league matches.Sitwala, runner-up at ... Read more...

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Husain, you’ll live through your creations: Rahman (Movie Snippets)


June 10th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Paying tributes to M.F.Husain, acclaimed composer A.R.Rahman says the ace painter will live through his creations."We'll miss ur wisdom and free spirit...You will live ... Read more...

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CP shootout case: Supreme Court upholds life sentence for 10 policemen


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the conviction and life sentence of ten Delhi Police officials including an Assistant Police Commissioner for killing of two Haryana-based businessmen ... Read more...

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Samir Soni Ready To Take Wedding Vows With Neelam In January End


January 6th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actor Samir Soni is not a free man after coming out of ‘Bigg Boss 4’ as he is preparing to tie the knot with his girlfriend former Bollywood actress Neelam ... Read more...

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Asian Games swimming: Khade creates history in pool after 24 years (Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Virdhawal Khade brought a swimming medal for India after 24 years, winning the bronze in the 50m butterfly at the Asian Games here Tuesday.Khade made up for his ... Read more...

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Asian Games swimming: Khade in men’s 50m butterfly final


November 16th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Virdhawal Khade Tuesday qualified for the men's 50-metre butterfly final in the Asian Games at the Aoti Aquatics Centre here Tuesday.Khade topped his heat by clocking 24.56 ... Read more...

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CWG: 43 gold medals at stake, all eyes upon Indian shooters


October 8th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): The action will hot up on fifth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games as a total of 43 gold medals will be up for grabs in various ... Read more...

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