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India rocks, say ‘Poets of the Fall’


August 28th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Exuberant after a performance across different cities in India, the world's leading rock band "Poets of the Fall" Tuesday said they found the country "rocking" and ... Read more...

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Sykes wins first round of Superbike in Moscow


August 26th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British rider Tom Sykes became the first man to win a Superbike World Championship event in Russia, winning the first of Sunday's two races in ... Read more...

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Ethiopia’s Dibaba retains 10,000m Olympic title


August 4th, 2012 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba put in a devastating last lap to retain her Olympic 10,000 meters title in London Friday.Dibaba, the double Olympic gold medalist in ... Read more...

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Patel finishes sixth at Spa


July 27th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps, July 27 (IANS) Aditya Patel finished a respectable sixth in the opening race of Round 7 of the JK Racing Asia Series at the prestigious Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps in ... Read more...

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Force India record season’s best finish at Valencia


June 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, June 24 (IANS) Sahara Force India scored its best result of the 2012 Formula One season with Nico Hulkenberg and Paul di Resta finishing fifth and seventh in ... Read more...

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Eurointernational post 1-2 finish in JK Asia Series


May 26th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 26 (IANS) Reigning team champions Eurointernational achieved a 1-2 finish in the opening rounds of the JK Racing Asia Series here Saturday.Nabil Jeffri repeated his feat of ... Read more...

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Nothing erotic about filming erotica: Pooja Bhatt (Movie Snippets)


May 18th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Pooja Bhatt, who is busy directing Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone for "Jism 2" in Sri Lanka, says it is hardly exciting to shoot ... Read more...

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‘Joker’ features in New York Times, Shirish excited (Movie Snippets)


May 13th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Shirish Kunder is excited to know that his much- anticipated movie "Joker" has featured in New York Times' August movie release schedule."'Joker' features in ... Read more...

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Kenya’s Jelimo seeks Olympic glory after return from injury


March 14th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 14 (IANS) Olympic 800m champion Pamela Jelimo says she will not rest on her laurels until she successfully defends her crown in London.Jelimo was speaking to reporters after ... Read more...

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UP polls: 60 percent turnout in incident-free 6th round (Intro Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The high stakes battle for power in Uttar Pradesh entered the last lap Tuesday with 60 percent peaceful voting in the sixth and penultimate ... Read more...

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60 percent turnout in incident-free 6th round of UP poll (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The high stakes battle for power in Uttar Pradesh entered the last lap Tuesday with 60 percent peaceful voting in the sixth and penultimate round ... Read more...

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India set for last lap in $10.4-bn combat plane tender


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) India is all set to dash through the last lap in its quest to buy 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft, estimated to be worth ... Read more...

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Aditya Patel finishes fifth in Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim (Germany), Oct 23 (IANS) India's Aditya Patel finished overall sixth in the concluding race of the Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup and occupied fifth position in the final drivers' standings."To ... Read more...

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IAF to seal combat plane deal in November


October 8th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Ghaziabad), Oct 8 (IANS) The winner of India's $10.4-billion tender for 126 combat aircraft is expected to be announced in November, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief ... Read more...

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Regional security extremely fragile, says IAF chief


October 8th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Ghaziabad), Oct 8 (IANS) Pointing out that the present security scenario in India's immediate neighbourhood seems extremely fragile, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar ... Read more...

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Double for Kraisart, Sucipto in Asia Road Racing


August 7th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) Thailand's Decha Kraisart completed a fine weekend with a double in the Supersport 600cc class here on Sunday in the third round of the Petronas Asia ... Read more...

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Podium finish for Aditya Patel in Volkswagen Scirocco Cup


August 7th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Nurburgring (Germany), Aug 7 (IANS) India's Aditya Patel delivered a podium finish by claiming the third position in the Volkswagen Scirocco Cup here to make up for a disappointing start ... Read more...

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Points for Mahindra Racing in Moto GP


July 17th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sachsenring (Germany), July 17 (IANS) The Indian-owned Mahindra team added to its growing tally of World Championship points in a difficult German motorcycle Grand Prix, with both riders overcoming problems ... Read more...

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Maiden win for Ameya Bafna in Rotax Karting


July 10th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 10 (IANS) Mumbai schoolboy Ameya Kamlesh Bafna (Rayo Racing) recorded the first win of his three-season-old karting career as he pipped favourite Chittesh Mandody (Mohite's Racing) in the ... Read more...

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Force India’s Di Resta 11th in Canadian GP qualifier


June 12th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal, June 12 (IANS) Force India's Paul di Resta narrowly missed out on a top-10 position on the starting grid while Adrian Sutil had to settle for 14th place ... Read more...

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Top Formula One drivers excited about Indian Grand Prix


May 9th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, May 9 (IANS) Top Formula One drivers including reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel are excited about racing in the inaugural Indian Grand Prix scheduled Oct 28-30 in New Delhi.Vettel, ... Read more...

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High court prompts Mayawati to release Banda rape victim (Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Prompted by an Allahabad High Court directive, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday ordered the release of a 17-year-old rape victim whom a ruling Bahujan Samaj party ... Read more...

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Amid threats of Maoist violence, Bihar polls enter last lap (Curtainraiser - Phase 6)


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 19 (IANS) The six-phased Bihar elections enters the last lap Saturday when 26 constituencies, 18 of them in Maoist strongholds, go to the polls with officials fervently hoping that ... Read more...

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SRK And Gauri Celebrate 20th Marriage Anniversary Today


October 25th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood’s most loved couple, Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan are all set to celebrate their 20th year of marriage on the 25th this month. And ... Read more...

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Fashion Brand Max Unveiled At The Miss Bangalore Beauty Pageant


October 13th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Miss Bangalore, one of the most important beauty pageants in the state of Karnataka in India, has gone underway with 14 beautiful ladies trying their luck ... Read more...

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Salman Khan Walked The Ramp For ‘Being Human’ NGO Along With 80 Bollywood Ladies


October 12th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood actor Salman Khan not only has a box office hit to his name, he is also the king on the ramp of the HDIL India ... Read more...

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A memoir, movies and Pakistan, print that matters (IANS Books This Week)


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Live through the last lap of monsoon with a collection of powerful stories - both fact and fiction. Surf the week's list: 1. "No Way Home"; ... Read more...

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30 days to Games, Delhi races against time for spectacular show


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Dwivedi New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The clock is ticking fast and furious to the 19th Commonwealth Games here Oct 3-14. As Delhi works away at a feverish pitch ... Read more...

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Fennell happy with venues, but says Village needs attention (Lead)


August 19th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president Mike Fennell Thursday said he was satisfied with the preparations for the Games, but pointed out that work at key areas like ... Read more...

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Games organisers rev up after PM’s tough talk


August 16th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Two days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called for "single-minded" devotion to make the Commonwealth Games a grand success, the Organising Committee vowed to hold a ... Read more...

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Graft allegations in Games projects to be examined: Reddy


August 1st, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Urban Development Minister S. Jaipal Reddy, who heads the Group of Ministers overseeing the preparations for the Commonwealth Games, said the government would "seriously look into" the ... Read more...

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Button wins Australian Grand Prix


March 28th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 28(ANI): Reigning Formula One champion Jenson Button stormed to victory in the Australian Grand Prix on the Albert Park street circuit in Melbourne on Sunday.Button claimed a second straight victory ... Read more...

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Stephanie Rice steals Schipper’s 100 m butterfly title


March 19th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 19(ANI): Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice booked a place at the 2010 Commonwealth Games to be held in New Delhi when she hit top form by upsetting former world champion Jess ... Read more...

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‘Real legend’ Schumacher holds no fears for Hamilton


March 13th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13(ANI): Former Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has said that seven time champion Michael Schumacher is sure to be one of his biggest rivals, but he is not scared of ... Read more...

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Shani Davis Wins 1000 Meter Speed Skating In Vancouver Olympics


February 18th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Richmond, British Columbia, Feb 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shani Davis shone bright in Vancouver Winter Olympics on Wednesday and he became the first speed skater in Olympic to win the 1000 ... Read more...

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