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Ugandan president rewards Olympic gold medal winner


August 16th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Entebbe (Uganda), Aug 16 (IANS) Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni rewarded Steven Kiprotich, gold medal winner at the London Olympics, with 200 million shillings ($81,300).Museveni also told Kiprotich, who won the ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: Tragic end for Delhi family


August 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) This Diwali, Lokinder Kaur's 16-year-long wait would have ended for her husband Ranjit Singh. But destiny had something else in store for Kaur who will never ... Read more...

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Olympic rowing: Britain storms to women’s sculls gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British world champion crew Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins stormed to Olympic gold in the women's double sculls final here Friday.Grainger and Watkins opened up ... Read more...

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Loss of habitats irreplaceable, warn scientists


August 1st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) It is hard to replace a lost habitat without losing species, even though the goal may be laudable, warn scientists."There's been a lot of talk among ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan starts campaign against Allisop


July 28th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan will begin his Olympic journey when he faces Andrique Allisop of Seychelles in the first round of the lightweight category (60 kg) ... Read more...

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Ajax title party delayed despite win over FC Twente


April 30th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 30 (IANS) Despite a 2-1 victory over FC Twente, Ajax were unable to capture the Dutch title after the 32nd Eredivisie round.Ajax had the upper hand in ... Read more...

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Upbeat mood in BJP office, gloom in Congress (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The mood in the offices of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress reflected the assembly election results Tuesday: upbeat in the former ... Read more...

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Gloom at Congress headquarters after dismal performance


March 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A sense of gloom prevailed at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters here Tuesday following the party's poor performance in state assembly elections, ... Read more...

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Sharmila becomes youngest Indian golfer to qualify for European Tour


January 20th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
La Manga (Spain), Jan 19 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet of India clinched the 30th and final spot on the Ladies European Tour Qualifiers Final stage with a six foot birdie that ... Read more...

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Will SCG’s 100th Test inspire Sachin to score a ton?


December 30th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) The second cricket Test between India and Australia here next week will be an ideal platform for Sachin Tendulkar, arguably the greatest contemporary batsman, to ... Read more...

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Dhoni wins World Cup but India loses No 1 Test status (2011 in Retrospect - Cricket)


December 21st, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) From the heights of winning the World Cup after 28 years to the despair of a disastrous tour of England, Indian cricket has swung ... Read more...

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Irfan Pathan keen to make return to national squad count


December 6th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Baroda, Dec 6 (IANS) Irfan Pathan, making a comeback into the Indian team after two years, is eager to cash in on the opportunity given by the national selectors.Pathan was ... Read more...

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Aamir, Kiran blessed with a son


December 5th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Bollywood couple Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao have been blessed with a son, who was born through IVF to a surrogate mother at a ... Read more...

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Sachin misses century, Bollywood heartbroken


November 25th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar missed his 100th international century by just six runs and it has not only disappointed his fans across the globe, Bollywood ... Read more...

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Lucknow’s school inspector introduces citizens’ charter


September 28th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) In a unique initiative, Lucknow's district inspector of schools has introduced a citizens' charter, laying down a deadline for completion of every major task in the ... Read more...

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Rippon awaits his chance


September 26th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Warming the bench in a winning team is especially tough for a youngster eager to make his mark in the ongoing Champions League T20 tournament, but ... Read more...

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Rauf’s quirk behind Bell’s bizarre run out: Morgan


August 7th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) England batsman Eoin Morgan Sunday blamed umpire Asad Rauf for his teammate Ian Bell's bizarre run out during the Trent Bridge Test against India.Morgan was at ... Read more...

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I took break to plan my future: Ayesha


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Ayesha Takia, who is making a comeback with director Nagesh Kuknoor's "Mod", says the break post her marriage was a practical step towards a ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse’ autopsy is inconclusive


July 26th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The autopsy that was conducted on the 27 years old singer Amy Winehouse has unfortunately proved inconclusive. So now it is not known what was the exact ... Read more...

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Mac OS X Lion to go on sale from July 20


July 20th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a long wait and anticipation, Apple has confirmed that they will release the Mac OS X Lion update, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, on the ... Read more...

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Yifan downs Negi on day of revenge in AAI chess


June 30th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Filipino Welsey So and China's Hou Yifan avenged their earlier losses against Czech Viktor Laznicka and India's Parimarjan Negi respectively in the seventh round of ... Read more...

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Sarah Burton is the dress designer for Kate Middleton


April 29th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The long wait to see the wedding dress and the designer of Kate Middleton was finally settled when she stepped out of the Goring Hotel. As ... Read more...

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Kashmiri boy held under stringent law to be released


April 4th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 4 (IANS) A long wait has ended for Rafiq Hakeem, father of teenaged Kashmiri boy Faizan Rafiq lodged in a jail in Jammu region under the stringent Public ... Read more...

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Diaspora also celebrates India’s World Cup win


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Wherever they were and whatever the local time, the Indian diaspora were keenly following the India-Sri Lanka final and were ecstatic as India lifted ... Read more...

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4G service to speed up British mobile internet by 16 times


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Mobile phone networks in Britain will be able to provide internet speeds up to 16 times faster than current technologies after Ofcom unveiled plans for 4G ... Read more...

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Toyota Kirloskar to raise production by 60,000 units


March 16th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) Car manufacturer Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) Wednesday said it will raise annual production capacity to 210,000 units from the present 150,000 units to end the long ... Read more...

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Postpone polls, urge Tamil Nadu parties


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) Various political parties in Tamil Nadu Wednesday urged the election commission to postpone the April 13 assembly polls citing final school examinations, state festivals and ... Read more...

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This Se(h)wag does not wield the willow (World Cup Diary)


February 24th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Almost the first person journalists bumped into Thursday as they entered the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium was Virender Sewag. And no, it's not Delhi's favourite cricketer but ... Read more...

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Godhra verdict travesty of justice: Prashant Bhushan (Second Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Prominent Supreme Court lawyer and public interest activist Prashant Bhushan Tuesday said the verdict in the Godhra train carnage case coming nine years after the incident was ... Read more...

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Buddha’s home Kapilavastu lies in dire neglect (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Kapilavastu (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government may be trying to project itself as a champion of Buddhism, yet the Buddha's original home Kapilavastu, along the India-Nepal ... Read more...

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Buddha’s home Kapilavastu lies in utter neglect


February 17th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Kapilavastu (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government may be trying to project itself as a champion of Buddhism, yet his original home Kapilavastu, in the remotest corner ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s first male bharatanatyam duo raring to dance


February 13th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), Feb 13 (IANS) Malaysia will have its first father-son duo of bharatanatyam dancers next Saturday, adding to the motley group of male exponents of this women-dominated dance form. ... Read more...

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Rediscover the handwritten love letter this V-Day


February 10th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) When was the last time you penned a sweet love letter? In the age of emoticons and e-mails, the personal touch has died down. ... Read more...

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Record number of Brits to call in ’sick’ on ‘National Sickie Day’ today


February 7th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A survey has revealed that a record number-375,000-of Brit office workers will phone in sick on the 'National Sickie Day'.According to reports, their causes to join in range ... Read more...

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A long wait for Posco (Timeline)


January 31st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) It took almost five years for the South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Orissa to get an environment clearance. The environment ministry Monday accorded ... Read more...

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