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I-League lucrative option for Cameroon players


September 10th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India's I-league clubs have approached the players of the second-string Cameroonian football side that finished runners-up in the Nehru Cup earlier this month.Emmanuel Bosso, coach ... Read more...

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Now blink and flick channels!


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) You can now blink and change channels on your TV, thanks to a latest discovery called the Eye Control TV.Manufactured by the Chinese consumer electronics firm ... Read more...

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We have to give 100 percent against Cameroon: Robin Singh


August 30th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's attacking mid-fielder Robin Singh feels that the two-time champions have the ability to beat Cameroon, the highest ranked team in the Nehru Cup, in ... Read more...

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Sharmila, Vani set for another face-off


August 27th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet and Vani Kapoor are head-to-head for the second consecutive week as they tee off in the second event of the Hero-WGAI Women's Pro Tour ... Read more...

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Karun’s team 11th quickest at Le Mans


June 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Le Mans (France), June 14 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok and his team JRM Racing clocked overall 11th quickest time of three minutes, 37.088 seconds in the qualifying session ahead of ... Read more...

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President’s Cup: Boxer Devendro loses final to settle for silver


May 7th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Almaty (Kazakhstan), May 7 (IANS) India's Olympic-bound boxer L Devendro Singh (49kg) lost the title clash to Cuban boxer Yosvany Veitia and settled for the silver medal in the President's ... Read more...

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Batting failures not helping India’s cause: Yadav


January 14th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) India's young fast bowler Umesh Yadav, who picked up his maiden fifer in Tests here Saturday, said repeated batting failure was not helping the team ... Read more...

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Madan Lal wins bronze in Benazir Bhutto boxing


December 29th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) India's Madan Lal settled for a bronze medal in the 2nd Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Tournament in Islamabad going down 12:19 to Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Kirk Edwrds defends Sammy, calls him a fighting cricketer


December 25th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Dec 25 (IANS/CMC) New Barbados captain Kirk Edwards has described his beleaguered West Indies skipper Darren Sammy as a "fighting cricketer who gives his all".Edwards, one of the West ... Read more...

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I was born to entertain: Ranveer Singh


December 12th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, whose latest release "Ladies vs Ricky Bahl" has received rave reviews, believes that he was born to entertain and won't mind performing live ... Read more...

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Nobbs’ fears about World Series Hockey unfounded: Baskaran


November 10th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Former India hockey captain Vasudevan Baskaran feels that national chief coach Michael Nobbs' fear about the World Series Hockey (WSH) hampering the team's preparations for ... Read more...

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India will be itching to get revenge over England: Cook


September 30th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Skipper Alastair Cook said India will be "itching" to get revenge over England who arrive there for a brief tour during which they will play ... Read more...

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Real challenge is in sub-continent tour, says Cook


September 17th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 17 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook said Friday that the challenge for his team would be to replicate their success of summer in the next month's tour to ... Read more...

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‘Prayaschit’ changed Tisca Chopra’s view on criminals


September 8th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Tisca Chopra returns to small screen with "Prayaschit", which brings alive real life stories of guilty criminals seeking redemption. She says that the show has ... Read more...

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Reliance Life eyes full-year profits, Rs.8,500 crore in premia


July 20th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 20 (IANS) With three straight quarters of profits since October, Reliance Life hopes to report its first full year in the green in 2011-12 with products focussed ... Read more...

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Katie will always have special place in my heart: Reid


June 28th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Cage fighter Alex Reid says his ex-wife Katie Price will always have a special place in his heart as he has learnt a lot from her."I'm ... Read more...

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Morgan to return to IPL if not picked for England squad


May 20th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) England batsman Eoin Morgan will return to play for his Indian Premier League franchise (IPL) Kolkata Knight Riders if he is not picked in the national ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah team missed experienced players: Skipper Halappa


May 17th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Indian hockey captain Arjun Halappa says the lack of experienced players was one of the reasons for the team's disappointing performance in the Azlan Shah ... Read more...

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India Open: Sourabh, Sai Dutt lose in quarters to end home challenge


April 29th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The home challenge ended at the India Open Super Series badminton with giant-killers Sourabh Verma and Guru Sai Dutt going down in the quarterfinals at ... Read more...

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Eight Indian boxers to take part in Belgrade tournament


April 15th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) An eight-member Indian boxing team will take part in the "Belgrade Winner 2011" championships in Serbia April 20-24.Announcing this, the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation ... Read more...

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Hamilton says his disabled brother has always been an inspiration to him


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2(ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has said that his disabled younger brother, Nicolas, who will make his racetrack debut at Brands Hatch today, has always been an inspiration to ... Read more...

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Travel managers can help clients cicumvent costlier air travel, hotel bookings: Egencia (Part-III)


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Consolidating spend with a travel management companies represents an important step in controlling costs, for without it, it would difficult, if not impossible, to manage travel spends.Combined with strong reporting tools, consolidation ... Read more...

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Oprah demands respect for Obama


February 12th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey has demanded from US President Barack Obama's critics that they should "show some level of respect.""I feel that everybody has a learning curve, and ... Read more...

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Robotic surgery offers amazing benefits to cancer patients: Study


January 13th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Contrary to Isaac Asimov and other 20th century science fiction writers, who predicted that people would react to robots with fear and loathing, it seems patients today are ... Read more...

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Beatles broke up because they had reached an end, says Yoko Ono


December 26th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): After almost 40 years of speculation, John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has finally dispelled the myths surrounding The Beatles' break-up.Ono, who has been often accused of being ... Read more...

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Rohit Sharma keen on making Test team


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) He is hailed as one of the most talented batsmen and yet Rohit Sharma is not sure of a place in the Indian team even ... Read more...

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Will.i.Am learned from solo album failure


December 7th, 2010 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Rapper Will.i.am says his failed solo album "Songs About Girls" was a learning curve which helped him save the Black Eyed Peas.The singer and producer released "Songs About ... Read more...

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Oz experience ‘massive learning curve’ for me: Finn


November 27th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov 27(ANI): England fast bowler Steven Finn has termed his first taste of cricket in Australia as a "massive learning curve".The 21-year-old, who made his Test debut against Bangladesh, has been ... Read more...

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Knee-jerk reactions by insurance regulator pose challenge: Experts


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) An insurance regulator who is on a learning curve and life insurance chief executives who do not understand the basic tenets of the business are some of the ... Read more...

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Saif to star in film adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s ‘2 States’


November 15th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K.Jha Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan is all set to play his first biographical character in Siddharth Anand's "2 States", a film adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's book, ... Read more...

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Bell determined to score big to lay to rest his Ashes demons


November 4th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 4 (ANI): England batsman Ian Bell, who has a meager average of 25.68 in 13 Tests against Australia, is determined to score big during the upcoming series against Australia, to ... Read more...

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Ashes 2010: Cook confident of England win against ‘humbled’ Australia


November 1st, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Nov. 1 (ANI): England opener Alastair Cook has expressed confidence about his team's chances of defending The Ashes Down Under in the wake of Australia losing the first of its ... Read more...

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Dhoni defends selectors decision to rest top players


October 19th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Vishakhapatnam, Oct 19 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday said resting top players for the One-day cricket series against Australia was important to keep them fit and fresh for next ... Read more...

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Emerging player Azam hoping for Pak World Cup debut


September 29th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.29 (ANI): Nineteen-year old Hammad Azam, who has only featured in nine first class matches, two of which were Twenty20 fixtures, has already done enough to catch the eye of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Google Chrome is giving Firefox a tough compition.


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A recent web based survey revealed that most web users prefer to use Chrome over Mozilla Firefox. This news might come as a shock to some ... Read more...

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