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Davis Cup: India captain weighs his options


September 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) India in the last two decades invariably went into a Davis Cup tie taking for granted a victory in doubles with Leander Paes and ... Read more...

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Roddick to retire after US Open


August 31st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) American veteran Andy Roddick has said he will retire after the US Open."Walking off at Wimbledon, I felt like I knew," Roddick said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Russia to launch new ballistic missile submarine


August 17th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's newest ballistic missile submarine, Project 955 Borey class boat Yury Dolgoruky, will be handed over to the fleet in September."The formal signing of the ... Read more...

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China calls for scientific, technological reform


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has called for reforming country's scientific and technological system to ensure that it better serves China's development.Speaking at a conference being participated ... Read more...

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Last ball win for Super Kings against Rajasthan Royals


April 21st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Defending champions Chennai Super Kings chalked up their fourth win in seven matches as they beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets off the last ball in ... Read more...

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I-League: Air India take on Prayag United


April 10th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 10 (IANS) Air India who are fighting for ninth place with Shillong Lajong, will face Prayag United in the 24th round I-League encounter at the Balewadi Sports Complex ... Read more...

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Gopal guides India to healthy lead against Israel


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster G.N.Gopal came up with his best Tuesday, defeating Tal Baron 4-0 to guide the hosts to an emphatic 9.5-6.5 triumph over Israel in ... Read more...

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Trials on Himachal crops successful, says institute


January 29th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 29 (IANS) Scientists Sunday claimed that trials on vegetable crops in varied temperatures of Himachal Pradesh have been successful with the use of a newly identified fungus.Field trials ... Read more...

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Rajasthan set to win second consecutive Ranji Trophy title


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Rajasthan have all but won the Ranji Trophy for the second season running as they took a match-winning first innings lead of 326 after dismissing Tamil ... Read more...

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Russia to train soldiers for missile systems


January 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 4,000 soldiers on contract will take training courses in 2012 to be able to operate the new Yars (RS-24) ballistic missile systems, a ... Read more...

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Himachal farmers going organic - 25,000 of them


January 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 18 (IANS) Going organic is the new mantra in Himachal Pradesh, with over 25,000 farmers cashing in on the high demand and remunerative prices of organic food - ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: TN begin favourites


January 1st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) With their frontline batsmen and bowlers in good form this season, Tamil Nadu, winners in 1986-87 and twice runners-up thereafter, would be looking to roll over ... Read more...

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Getting big first innings score will be key: Laxman


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) India's mainstay in the middle-order V.V.S. Laxman feels having a big first innings score will be crucial for the visitors' success in the four-match series ... Read more...

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Dravid fears Ponting’s comeback against India


December 21st, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) India's batting great Rahul Dravid insists that the visitors fear a comeback from former Australian captain Ricky Ponting who, he said, was surely not on ... Read more...

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Indians help revive tea estates in Malawi


November 30th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Nov 30 (IANS) A group of Indian experts is helping revive tea cultivation in Malawi in southern Africa and has so far succeeded in putting 8,500 acres of ... Read more...

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Himachal invites private investment in apple production


November 11th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has invited investments in the private sector to develop apple production, the mainstay of the state's fruit economy, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said ... Read more...

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‘Damadamm’ - Grin and bear it (IANS Hindi Film Review)


October 26th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Damadamm"; Cast: Himesh Reshammiya, Purbi Joshi, Sonal Sehgal; Director: Swapna Waghmare; Rating: ***So here he is. Himesh Reshammiya is back in front of the camera. This time he moves ... Read more...

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Super Kings ready for Mumbai Indians challenge


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) For Chennai Super Kings, it has been all about getting together and reconnecting with familiar faces while preparing for their opening Champions League T20 game against ... Read more...

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Human skin mixed with spider silk can halt bullets


September 14th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Synthetic spider silk blended with human skin produces a material that can halt rifle bullets at half their muzzle velocity. It is the work of Dutch ... Read more...

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Russia to develop new AWACS plane


August 9th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia hopes to develop a new airborne warning and control system (AWACS) plane by 2016, Air Force chief Col. Gen. Alexander Zelin said Tuesday."We are ... Read more...

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Navy to get second indigenous stealth frigate


July 27th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India will induct the second indigenously designed and built stealth frigate of the Shivalik class Aug 20 when Defence Minister A.K. Antony will formally hand ... Read more...

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Batting on Caribbean wickets tough: Dravid


July 5th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 5 (IANS) India's batting mainstay Rahul Dravid says the wickets in the West Indies are one of the toughest to bat on and it is difficult ... Read more...

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Want political solution to Gorkhaland issue: Buddhadeb


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Asserting that the Left Front government in West Bengal would never accept the division of the state, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Wednesday said his government wanted ... Read more...

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Price talks for 126 jets to begin this month: IAF chief


March 10th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India will this month begin the price negotiation for the $10.4-billion contract for 126 combat planes for its air force to conclude the deal ... Read more...

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Hike in taxes disappoints Goa hotel industry


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Calangute (Goa), Mar.2 (ANI): Representatives of the hotel industry in Calangute in Goa have expressed their disappointment with the hike in service tax proposed in the annual budget calling it a ... Read more...

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Modern combat jets by 2020: Antony


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Modern combat jets, six of which are in contention for an Indian Air Force order for 126 planes, will be inducted by 2020, even as the ... Read more...

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Libyan minister resigns over crackdown on protesters


February 21st, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 21 (IANS) Libya's justice minister resigned Monday protesting excessive use of violence against anti-government demonstrators, Xinhua said citing a local newspaper report.Justice Minister Mustafa Mohamed Abud Al Jeleil confirmed that ... Read more...

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No Gorkhaland: Buddhadeb


February 20th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday asked the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) to stop its agitation for a separate state, saying the demand for Gorkhaland will never ... Read more...

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Regis Retiring From ‘Live With Regis & Kelly’ in November


February 9th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although Regis Philbin was initially due to retire in August, the date has been pushed back, as the television show host has announced a new retirement date, ... Read more...

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Minnows rely on individual brilliance to cause upsets (World Cup Countdown)


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Minnows have always sprung a surprise in the cricket World Cup, inspired by individual brilliance. Ireland, Kenya, the Netherlands and Canada are again looking to ... Read more...

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New skipper Paine feels the pain of England’s mean machine


January 11th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), Jan.11 (ANI): Australia's reserve wicketkeeper Tim Paine found out on Monday how hard it has been to captain a team against England.Handed the captaincy to give selectors a chance to ... Read more...

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Stinging onion prices make buyers cry


December 21st, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Sky-rocketting onion prices are literally bringing tears to the eyes. With rates shooting to Rs.70-80 per kg, the humble bulb has become really pricey, forcing people to ... Read more...

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Popping a pill can help treat alcoholism


December 15th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): An updated review of studies has confirmed that a little-used medication can help treat alcoholism.Twelve-step programs have been the mainstay for helping alcoholics to quit drinking, but a ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb rules out Darjeeling interim council


November 30th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Categorically ruling out an interim council for Darjeeling and its adjoining areas as demanded by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Tuesday ... Read more...

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Caked in thick mud, fields still useless in Ladakh


November 25th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi Phyang (Ladakh), Nov 25 (IANS) A bitter winter is setting in, it has been nearly two-and-a-half months since flash floods wreaked havoc in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, but ... Read more...

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