Tennis: Bhaskar, Goveas score upset wins in sub-junior meet

August 16th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) PV Gnana Bhaskar from Andhra Pradesh, seeded nine, caused the biggest upset of the Adidas-TTT National sub-junior tennis championship when he ousted top seed BR Nikshep ... Read more...

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Riya to face Mutatkar in Maharashtra badminton final

July 29th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Mumbai Suburban's 19-year-old Riya Pillai pulled off a major upset, defeating second seed Pune's Anuradha Shrikhande 21-18, 16-21, 21-19 to storm into the women's singles final ... Read more...

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Vasisht, Raghav in Asian under-14 tennis final

May 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 3 (IANS) Top seeded Vasisht Cheruku will take on Raghav Jaisinghani in the boys finals while Mihika Yadav will clash with Zeel Desai for the girls title at ... Read more...

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Rian knocks out Shree Krishna in Asian U-14 tennis

May 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 2 (IANS) Fifth seed Rian Pandole from Mumbai upset third-ranked Shree Krishna 3-6, 6-1, 6-3, en route to the semi-finals of the PCLTA Cup Asian under-14 series tennis ... Read more...

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Shiv Pandit ecstatic after landing lead role in Tamil movie

May 25th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) TV actor Shiv Pandit is on a new high after bagging a lead role in Tamil film "Leelai" and says he is perhaps the first male ... Read more...

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Egypt bans ex-minister from travelling abroad

February 17th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 17 (IANS) Egyptian judicial authorities Wednesday barred former minister of agriculture Amin Abaza and two National Democratic Party (NDP) members from travelling abroad and froze their assets, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Woman slices girl’s tongue to attain wealth

October 21st, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) A woman in Maharajganj district of Uttar Pradesh allegedly sliced off the tongue of her neighbour's four-month-old daughter Wednesday after a godman told her it would make her ... Read more...

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Village buried in mudslides in Italy

September 11th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Salerno (Italy), Sep 11 (IANS/AKI) At least one person was feared killed and the picturesque village of Atrani on Italy's Amalfi coast was buried by mudslides after torrential rain caused a river ... Read more...

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Nausheen Ali Sardar returning to TV, turning producer

September 10th, 2010 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Actress Nausheen Ali Sardar, who featured in Ekta Kapoor's popular serial "Kkusum", feels directors and writers are left with little say in the television industry. Not ... Read more...

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110 firms in IIM-Ahmedabad placement mela

March 12th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 11 (IANS) The graduating batch of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad has received placement offers from 110 firms, including international offers from firms like Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank. The placement ... Read more...

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LOL @ ‘Laughter Ke Phatke’

December 9th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The new stand up comedy show 'Laughter Ke Phakte' which will replace 'Hum Dono Hai Alag Alag' is slated to go on air from 15th December in the 10 pm slot. Though ... Read more...

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Armed robbers loot train passengers in Bihar

November 26th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 26 (IANS) More than two dozen armed robbers looted cash and valuables worth millions from passengers on a train in Bihar's Saharsa district, police said Thursday. The Janseva express train ... Read more...

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Shabaash U can do it Hitesh!

November 16th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Jackie Chan and Akshay Kumar are his idols and he claims to be a long race horse. Hitesh Agrawal, a boy from Surat, had come to Mumbai with dreams and determination to ... Read more...

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Re-think approach to stairs: expert

June 18th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Climbing stairs is a well known way to stay fit. Now researchers are urging building designers to revise their approach to stairs, even including the use of music, ... Read more...

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Change staircases’ designs to fight obesity

June 5th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A few simple changes in the design and location of staircases could help fight obesity by making the buildings more "physical activity friendly", according to a study.Study leader ... Read more...

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Mercury dips, but humidity bothers Delhiites (Lead)

June 1st, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Delhiites continued to experience a respite from the scorching summer with the capital receiving rain Monday morning that brought down the day temperature by several degrees. However, ... Read more...

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Faridabad girl shares stage with PM, IT icon

April 20th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Mansi Bhatia, a cute seven-year-old girl from Faridabad, was briefly the cynosure of all eyes at the prime minister's residence at 7, Race Course Road Monday ... Read more...

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Delhi Police constable, wife attempt suicide

April 15th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable and his wife allegedly tried to commit suicide Wednesday by consuming poison at their northwest Delhi home, police said, adding that the couple ... Read more...

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Stardust- The Bar gets studded with stars

March 16th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The new swanky, Stardust -The Bar, housed at Grand Hometel in Malad, was bustling with starry glitter on Saturday night. The bar will delight you with its inviting ambience and a ... Read more...

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Millions of pilgrims in Mathura for Hindu fair

July 16th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Goverdhan (Uttar Pradesh), July 16 (IANS) In one of northern India's biggest religious congregations, almost one million pilgrims are arriving in this Hindu holy town everyday to mark the Mudhiya Poonau fair. ... Read more...

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Nine killed in helicopter crash in Russia

July 2nd, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, July 2 (RIA Novosti) At least nine people were killed Wednesday when an Mi-8 helicopter carrying oil workers crashed in the Yamalo-Nenets autonomous area in Russia's west Siberia, the emergencies ... Read more...

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Hindi actors learn Tamil for good performance in ‘Leelai’

May 24th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Two Mumbai based actors, who don't want their lines to be dubbed, are trying to master Tamil to add value to their performance in the Tamil film "Leelai". ... Read more...

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Delhi journalist killed in Bihar road accident

March 19th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by admin
Patna, March 19 (IANS) Delhi-based journalist Jauhar Abdullah was killed in Bihar when the car he was travelling in collided with a truck, the police said here Wednesday. Superintendent of Police Vinit ... Read more...

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