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Davis Cup: Bhambri plays King-Turner, Vardhan vs. Statham


September 13th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 13 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri will take on New Zealander Daniel King-Turner in the opening match of the Davis Cup first round play-off, starting here Friday, while ... Read more...

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U-19 star Harmeet felicitated by his school


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Tucked away in a small non-descript alley of Gorai in northwest Mumbai, a school proudly flaunted a poster of Harmeet Singh, a former student who made ... Read more...

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Fernandez, Babu belt centuries in Buchi Babu cricket


August 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Thanks to centuries by Robert Fernandez (122) and Sachin Baby (151) and their 200-run partnership for the fourth wicket, Kerala piled up 401 for nine in ... Read more...

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Carer takes boy from mental health unit to brothel


August 30th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A carer of a boy undergoing treatment at a mental health unit in Britain allegedly took him to a brothel and let him have sex by ... Read more...

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Spain surprise Russia in Chess Olympiad


August 12th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) Spain found an unlikely hero in FIDE Master Desnjose Candalija who helped them upset top seed and defending champions Russia in the third round of World ... Read more...

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Teen dies after playing video game for 40 hours


July 19th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) A teenager in Taiwan has been found dead in an internet cafe after reportedly playing a video game for 40 hours without a break.The 18-year-old lad ... Read more...

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Akhilesh withdraws Rs.20 lakh largesse for legislators


July 4th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) Faced with widespread criticism of his decision to allow legislators to buy cars worth Rs.20 lakh from the local area development (LAD) funds, Uttar Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Nothing impossible for a determined man: CBSE topper (Second Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, May 29 (IANS) Everything is possible when a man is determined, says Mohammad Ismat. The word impossible, he says, does not cross his mind. A boast? No. He has ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Close win for Arya Gandhi


May 20th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Mumbai lad Arya Gandhi of RayoRacing (206 points) pipped Chennai's Surya Raguram of Meco Racing by one point (205) to emerge the Junior Max champion in ... Read more...

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Aditya Mehta wins Kolkata Open snooker


May 9th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) After winning the Asian Snooker Championship, India No.1 Aditya Mehta defeated local lad Saurav Kothari 6-2 to win the 1st Kolkata Open Invitation Snooker Championship here ... Read more...

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Vasisht, Raghav in Asian under-14 tennis final


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 3 (IANS) Top seeded Vasisht Cheruku will take on Raghav Jaisinghani in the boys finals while Mihika Yadav will clash with Zeel Desai for the girls title at ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Saleem, Surya, Phaneesh top JK Tyre-MMS Rookie Cup


April 29th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Bangalore's Rubeel M. Saleem, Chennai lad Surya Raguram, both from Meco Racing, and H.B. Phaneesh of Mohite's Racing emerged champions in their respective classes in the ... Read more...

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Explore Shilllong, says filmmaker Chinmoy Sarmah


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 22 (IANS) Corporate honcho-turned-filmmaker Chinmoy Sarmah is making "Shillong" with Arfi Lamba, who acted in the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire". He says the aim is to tell ... Read more...

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Hockey keeper Adrian D’Souza tests positive for banned substance (Lead, correcting last para)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former India hockey goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza has tested positive for a banned substance in the tests conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the World ... Read more...

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Hockey keeper Adrian D’Souza tests positive for banned substance


April 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former India hockey goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza has tested positive for a banned substance in the tests conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the World ... Read more...

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No praise enough for Messi: Guardiola


March 21st, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 21 (IANS) Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola had words of praise for striker Lionel Messi, who made history by becoming the football club's leading scorer Tuesday.Messi's hat-trick in Barca's ... Read more...

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WSH: Pune Strykers salvage another draw


March 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) A penalty corner conversion six minutes from close by unheralded Simrandeep Randhava helped Pune Strykers snatch a 3-3 draw with hosts Chennai Cheetahs and maintain their ... Read more...

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Chikka stays in lead at Samarvir Sahi golf


February 29th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 29 (IANS) S. Chikkarangappa maintained his lead at the end of the second round of the Amateur Championships on the Indian Golf Union circuit despite a second day's ... Read more...

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Liam Wood dies after celebrating football goal


January 9th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 13-year-old schoolboy died just moments after scoring a goal in a football match. Liam Wood had celebrated scoring a goal in front of his family ... Read more...

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Bundesliga side Kaiserslautern signs Polish lad


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 2 (IANS) German Bundesliga side Kaiserslautern announced Sunday the signing of highly-regarded Poland Under-20 international Jakub Swierczok from Polish second division outfit Polonia Bytom.The 19-year-old signed a three-and-a-half ... Read more...

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Meghalaya minister fined Rs.1,000 for illegal parking


December 15th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 15 (IANS) A Meghalaya minister was Thursday fined Rs.1,000 for illegally parking his vehicle at the busy Khyndai Lad area of the city.Saleng A. Sangma, the youngest cabinet ... Read more...

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Five die of mite disease in Meghalaya


December 1st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 1 (IANS) At least five people have died of of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, in Meghalaya in the past three ... Read more...

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Prateik learns fire dance for ‘Issaq’


November 10th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Prateik seems to be preparing very hard for his role in "Issaq" -- he has learnt fire dance and parkour to play a Banarasi boy. After ... Read more...

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Over 200 pilots to take wings in Himachal


October 15th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) Over 200 pilots will take wings in the skies of Himachal Pradesh with a weeklong paragliding championship beginning Sunday, an official said Saturday."More than 200 gliders ... Read more...

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School bars footballs from playground


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) A school in Britain has banned footballs from the playground and now permits children to only play with soft sponge balls. An angry parent said ... Read more...

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Aditya Patel wins second race


September 19th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Oschersleben (Germany), Sep 19 (IANS) India's Aditya Patel clinched the top honours Sunday to conclude a mixed weekend that saw him finish the first race in ninth spot before winning ... Read more...

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Kazhak boy pulled into sea by strong waves


September 10th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 9 (IANS) A five-year-old Kazhak boy was pulled into the sea by powerful waves off a Goa beach and rescuers have failed to trace him, police said Friday.According ... Read more...

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Mohit, Eetee emerge champs in national junior tennis


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mohit Mayur of Tamil Nadu won the boys singles title in the Adidas-MCC National Junior clay court tennis championships here Saturday when he defeated Rishab Agarwal ... Read more...

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Abhirath, Jehan dazzle in final round of Rotax Karting


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Bangalore schoolboy Abhirath Shetty (Meco Racing) authored one of the better scripts of the day with a stunning win over favourite and championship leader Kush Maini ... Read more...

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Mayur, Agarwal in boys final of national junior tennis


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Local lad Mohit Mayur and Andhra?s Rishab Agarwal moved into the final of the boys singles with straight-set victories over Garvit Batra (Delhi) and Suraj R ... Read more...

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Father, spying on son, caught with child porn


August 31st, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) A British father, who spied on his teenaged son for a TV show about sex, has been convicted himself after being found possessing pornographic pictures of ... Read more...

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Amandeep settles for silver in Asian Boxing


August 12th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian boxer Amandeep Singh (49 kg) Friday settled for a silver in the Asian Boxing Championships at Incheon, South Korea.According to information reaching here, the ... Read more...

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Baisoya tops Category B, team silver for India at Asia Pacific golf


August 5th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 5 (IANS) Honey Baisoya emerged winner in Category B, but his modest final round of 76 cost him the overall honours as he was fourth in combined Category ... Read more...

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Naveen Kumar settles for silver in world junior boxing


July 30th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Naveen Kumar settled for a silver in the AIBA Junior World Boxing Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan, after losing to England's Pat McCormack 4:8 in the ... Read more...

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25,228-page Lokayukta report names chief minister, predecessor


July 27th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) The report on illegal mining in Karnataka is voluminous indeed! It runs into 25,228 pages and blames Chief Minister B.S.Yeddyurappa and his predecessor H.D. Kumaraswamy among ... Read more...

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