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Jayalalithaa’s Sri Lanka muddle will have consequences (Comment)


September 4th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa appears dead set on taking on the ordinary Sinhalese for her inability to influence the Indian government to pursue a Sri Lanka policy of her ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Baramulla goes into raptures, this time for right reasons


July 17th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Baramulla, July 17 (IANS) The garrison town of Baramulla, which has been in news for all the wrong reasons in recent years, Tuesday came alive cheering a Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Uttar Pradesh lead in National Bridge


December 4th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) Unfancied Zugzwang from Uttar Pradesh led the field with 74 Victory Points (VPs) after the third round of the team event for the Ruia Gold Cup ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England humiliate Hyderabad XI


October 11th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Scott Borthwick claimed five wickets and Stuart Meaker three to help England inflict a humiliating 253-run defeat on Hyderabad XI in the second warm-up match at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England takes on Hyderabad XI in warm-up match Saturday


October 7th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Ahead of the five-match One-day series against India, the England cricket team hopes to get some good practice when it takes on Hyderabad XI in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Result in home series won’t matter in India, says Alastair Cook


October 5th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook feels the convincing win over India back home last month will not mean much when they face the World Champions in their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

World Archery: Indian women lose in final, settle for silver


July 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) The Indian recurve women's team had to be satisfied with the silver after a 207-210 loss to Italy in the final of the World Archery Championship ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Monica, Pooja in China Open boxing semifinals


May 31st, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guiyang City (China), May 31 (IANS) India Tuesday had mixed luck at the China Open boxing tournament with Monica Saun (60kg) and Pooja Rani (75 kgs) entering the semifinals and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Allen to bake cakes for village cricket team


May 31st, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Pop star Lily Allen, who has moved to Cranham, Gloucester, with her boyfriend Sam Cooper, has agreed to make cakes and snacks for the cricket team ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fans expect Ganguly to sparkle for Pune Warriors


May 8th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) Fans of Saurav Ganguly, who is to play his first match of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali Sunday, are ... Read more...

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Shillong Lajong beat Vasco in second division I-League


May 5th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 5 (IANS) Shillong Lajong won 2-1 against Vasco to move to the top of the table in the second division I-League footbal's final phase at the Polo Ground ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Slinga Malinga shines as Mumbai Indians win by eight wickets (Lead)


April 10th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Lasith Malinga ripped through the inexperienced Delhi Daredevils batting while Sachin Tendulkar negotiated the difficult track to set up an eight-wicket win for Mumbai ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

De Villiers stars in Royal Challengers’ victory over Kochi Tuskers


April 10th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 9 (IANS) A.B. de Villiers smashed an unbeaten 54 off 40 balls as Royal Challengers Bangalore coasted to a six wicket victory over Kochi Tuskers in the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

National Games: Punjab and Haryana win hockey golds


February 25th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 25 (IANS) Punjab and Haryana respectively clinched the men's and women's hockey golds defeating hosts Jharkhand at the 34th National Games here Friday.Haryana defeated Jharkhand 3-1 in the women's final ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sean Connery Absent From Court


October 16th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Sean Connery, the former 007 star, who’s enthralled audiences with his amazing screen presence as James Bond, was absent from court on Friday, the 15th ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sports teams’ success ‘affects how politicians fare in elections’


July 6th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): The success of your local sports team in the two weeks before an election affects the performance of incumbent politicians, says a new study led by an Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indo-Canadian on Time’s list of 100 most influential people (With Image)


April 30th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 30 (IANS) Indo-Canadian paramedic Rahul Singh has joined US president Barack Obama, talk show queen Oprah Winfrey and Apple boss Steve Job in Time magazine's list of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hailstorm cools Bangalore, brings cheer


April 21st, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) A hailstorm accompanied by strong winds lashed Bangalore Wednesday evening, bringing much relief from the heat and cheering up Bangaloreans who were downcast at losing out on the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bangalore disappointed by IPL semis venue shift


April 19th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 19 (IANS) As ticket sales for Indian Premier League (IPL) semi-finals opened Monday in their new venue, Navi Mumbai, scores of disappointed fans thronged M. Chinnaswamy stadium here to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Punjab backs Tendulkar’s Mumbai Indians over Kings XI Punjab


April 9th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Mohali (Punjab), April 9 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar who is successfully leading the Mumbai Indians, which is currently topping the Indian Premier League-III (IPL-III), is enjoying full support ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kannada film industry pitch for Royal Challengers


March 25th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 25 (IANS) Cricket fans from the Kannada film industry are pitching for Vijay Mallya's Royal Challengers Bangalore and are confident it will win the Indian Premier League tournament this time. "With ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Puneet Raj Kumar is new Royal Challengers ambassador


March 13th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) Kannada superstar Puneet Raj Kumar is the new brand ambassador for the Bangalore Royal Challengers cricket team. He replaces Upendra, who cheered the team in the first two ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bollywood celebrities cheer for hockey ahead of World Cup


February 21st, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (ANI): Bollywood actors Suniel Shetty and Irfan Khan gathered to cheer hockey players at a charity match here in Chandigarh, the proceeds of which would go towards the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Removing Butt only way of salvaging cricket in Pak’


January 19th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.19 (ANI): Blasting Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt for his messy work in the board's administration, noted sports expert, Zakir Hussain Syed has said that replacing him might change ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kerala football tourney to be revived after 25 years


January 10th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 10 (IANS) There is finally some good news for football lovers in Kerala. After a long wait of 25 years, the once-prestigious G.V. Raja Football Tournament will be revived later ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New Bangladeshi film on football drawing crowds


December 20th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 20 (IANS) "Jaago", a Bangladeshi film based entirely on football, is attracting the crowds to the theatres. The highlight of the film is a match between the Bangladeshi soccer team ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Orissa to investigate alleged violations by Vedanta


November 29th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) Orissa will look into charges that metals and mining major Vedanta had starting work on a mining project in the state in violation of a government guideline, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fundraiser match cancelled


November 24th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A cricket match was to be held in Pune on November 26th by the unit of "De Dana Dan' as a fundraiser for 26/11 victims. However, the match has been cancelled, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Becks to spend Thanksgiving at US army base in Germany


November 19th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Brit footballer David Beckham is set to spend his Thanksgiving holiday at an American army base in Germany in a bid to boost soldiers' morale.Beckham, 34, will ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Khan, Afridi deadlock comes to end in secret ‘truce’ meeting


October 24th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.24 (ANI) Pakistan cricket captain Younis Khan and his deputy Shahid Afridi have reportedly resolved their differences during a close-door meeting arranged by the officials of a local team which both ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mob sets fire to Vedic Village


August 24th, 2009 - 12:36 am ICT by IBNS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IBNS) Irate mob set fire to the Vedic Village-a luxurious tourist resort on the outskirts of Kolkata, Sunday night after a clash over a local football match. The main ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Delhi keen, but Dhaka wants to go slow on border trade


August 13th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) Dhaka has opted for a 'go slow' approach to a proposal by Delhi to set up markets at some border points to facilitate commodity exchange between small traders ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

RDX set to blow you out


May 2nd, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Debutante filmmaker Don Goutham is all set to unleash his maiden venture RDX – The Movie. To be released in mid-May, RDX is the first ever Bollywood movie about the transformation of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Yousuf set to return to Pakistan’s domestic cricket


March 9th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, March 9 (IANS) Pakistan's premier batsman Mohammad Yousuf seems all set to return to domestic cricket after getting appointed as captain of a leading local team for the National ... Read more...

Posted in World |

SBI team to probe disappearance of Rs.1.4mn from West Bengal ATMs


February 2nd, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) will send a team of experts to probe the disappearance of Rs.1.4 million from its two ATMs in West Bengal's Malda district, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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