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Silva reveals pact with Ibrahimovic


August 15th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazilian football team's defender Thiago Silva has revealed that he made a pact with striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic before their joint summer move to ... Read more...

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It was disappointment that turned into celebrations: Vijay’s family


August 4th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Harsour (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 4 (IANS) It was a disappointment that later turned into a big celebration in this nondescript village. The reason: the 26-year-old Vijay Kumar of the Indian ... Read more...

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William, Harry didn’t know queen was ‘Bond girl’


August 4th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) British princes William and Harry said they were "completely in the dark" over their grandmother Queen Elizabeth's role as a "Bond girl" in the Olympic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Maruti executive paid for another officer’s remarks’


July 27th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 27 (IANS) The senior Maurti Suzuki executive, who was killed in the July 18 violence at the car factory in Manesar, paid for anti-worker remarks made by another ... Read more...

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Buenos Aires zoo faces uncertain future


July 16th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS/EFE) The Buenos Aires zoo, listed as a national historic monument for its Victorian pavilions, faces an uncertain future after the attempt by the capital government ... Read more...

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Ajax lose El Hamdaoui, Vertonghen in transfers


July 12th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, July 12 (IANS) After selling defender Jan Vertonghen to Tottenham Hotspur Dutch club Ajax have agreed to transfer striker Mounir El Hamdaoui to Fiorentina.On Jan 31 this year, ... Read more...

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AITA picks two teams for Olympics, Paes still unhappy (Roundup)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Thursday tried to keep Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna happy by deciding to send two doubles teams to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

1.4 lakh apply for Delhi University admissions (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The number of applications received by the Delhi University this year has crossed 1.4 lakh, of which 43,000 came online, an officials said Monday, on ... Read more...

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Last day rush at DU admission counters


June 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi University's plans for an organised and orderly last day for submission of admission forms came to naught as hordes of last-minute applicants forced the ... Read more...

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Services beat Tamil Nadu to win Santosh Trophy


May 28th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, May 28 (IANS) Services clinched their second National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy beating Tamil Nadu 3-2 in a plusating final at the Barabati Stadium here Monday.Services mid-fielder ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill sent to select committee of Rajya Sabha (Second Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The much-awaited Lokpal bill was Monday sent to a select committee of the Rajya Sabha soon after being taken up for debate after a gap ... Read more...

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Now transport fees threaten to upend US-Pakistan ties (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 21 (IANS) After all the assertions of their deep existential and strategic interests in Afghanistan, the United States and Pakistan are squabbling over how much to charge ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers upset with PCB


May 7th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 7 (IANS) Senior Pakistani cricketers, including skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi, are upset after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) refused to let them play in a Twenty20 match ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Villa given time to prove fitness


May 5th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 5 (IANS) Spain's football coach Vicente del Bosque said he will wait till the last minute for striker David Villa's return from injury for the Euro 2012 Championship.Bosque ... Read more...

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Bosque to name Spanish squad after May 25


May 5th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 5 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque said his definitive squad for the European Champions will be named after the Copa del Rey final between Athletic Club ... Read more...

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NHRC urged to help woman who tried to end life


April 29th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 29 (IANS) National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has been urged to help a woman who tried to end her life outside the Gurgaon deputy commissioner's office on ... Read more...

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Camel killed in Kazakhstan to end suicides


April 28th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) People in a Kazakh town have sacrificed a white camel in a bid to end an adolescent "suicide epidemic" blamed on an evil spirit that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Woman victim of land fraud consumes poison


April 24th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 24 (IANS) An 18-year-old victim of a land fraud attempted to kill herself by consuming poison in front of the crowded office of the Gurgaon deputy commissioner Tuesday, ... Read more...

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‘Dirty Picture’ TV premiere stalled despite cuts, Bollywood furious (Second Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The much-anticipated television premiere of Vidya Balan starrer "The Dirty Picture" was stalled at the last moment Sunday, despite 59 cuts in the film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Dirty Picture’ TV premiere stalled, director Milan Luthria shocked (Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Director Milan Luthria, who helmed "The Dirty Picture", is shocked and disappointed after the television premiere of his film was stalled at the last minute ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mumbai track changed without informing Royals: Sreevats Goswami


April 12th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Blaming the Wankhede Stadium groundstaff for his team's defeat to Mumbai Indians Wednesday, Rajasthan Royals wicketkeeper Sreevats Goswami Thursday alleged that the track was changed without ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

With RS horse trading reports, Jharkhand in news for wrong reasons


March 31st, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 31 (IANS) The mineral-rich state of Jharkhand has again hit the national headlines -- for the wrong reasons.Perhaps for the first time, the Election Commission of India ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

LIC stake in ONGC rises to 9.5 percent after auction


March 5th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) The government-run Life Insurance Corporation of India picked up 37.71 crore shares of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in an auction last week taking its ... Read more...

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Bids worth Rs.12,766.75 crore received for ONGC shares


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The government Friday said it has received valid bids worth Rs.12,766.75 crore for divesting its five percent stake in the Oil and Natural Gas ... Read more...

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We have to be the best in the world: Nobbs


February 25th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian men's hockey coach Michael Nobbs said Friday that the eight-time Olympic champions strive to be the best every time they take the field.Nobbs said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gulabo Sapera skips WIFW ramp walk


February 17th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Kalbeliya dancer Gulabo Sapera, who was supposed to walk the ramp Friday for designer Pallavi Jaipur at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), opted ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

SRK had tough time teaching son (Movie Snippets)


February 17th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) "English is a very funny language," figured Shah Rukh Khan when he sat down to give his son Aryan some lessons in the language."Teaching clauses ... Read more...

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Despite talent, music bands struggle to find space


February 14th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) They met on Facebook and formed the five-member metal band Scythus but soon faced the same problems as other similar groups -- mismanagement, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Deepika didn’t even apologise after quitting ‘Race 2′, says angry Taurani


February 9th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Ramesh Taurani is upset with actress Deepika Padukone for opting out of his "Race 2" at the last moment following an offer for a ... Read more...

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Congrats Abhishek, we should get together: Arnie


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger failed to turn up at an event to present Abhishek Bachchan an award for helping create a greener environment, but ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger fails to turn up at event to award Abhishek (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger failed to turn up at a function Thursday evening to present Abhishek Bachchan a Green Globe award for helping create ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ajax, El Hamdaoui blame each other for failed transfer


February 1st, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 1 (IANS) The transfer of Mounir El Hamdaoui from Ajax to Fiorentina appeared to be a done deal, but the move fell apart at the last moment ... Read more...

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Rushdie to speak via video on ‘Midnight’s Children’ (Second Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Days after his visit was cancelled over security fears, author Salman Rushdie will address the Jaipur Literature Festival via a video link Tuesday, the last day ... Read more...

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Rushdie likely to address Jaipur fest via video (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) "The Satanic Verses" author Salman Rushdie is likely to address the Jaipur Literature Festival via video link Tuesday, the organisers said, days after he cancelled his ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rushdie may speak at Jaipur fest - via video


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Salman Rushdie, author of the controversial "The Satanic Verses", is likely to address the Jaipur Literature Festival via video-link Tuesday, the organisers said, days after ... Read more...

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