march 21

Hockey keeper Adrian D’Souza tests positive for banned substance (Lead, correcting last para)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former India hockey goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza has tested positive for a banned substance in the tests conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the World ... Read more...

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Hockey keeper Adrian D’Souza tests positive for banned substance


April 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former India hockey goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza has tested positive for a banned substance in the tests conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the World ... Read more...

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Friend murdered Delhi engineer for ransom, buried body (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The body of a young engineer was found in Delhi Friday, three days after he went missing, police said adding that one of his friends ... Read more...

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Women wear hijab in support of hate victim


April 5th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) One million women worldwide have posted their pictures on Facebook wearing the hijab to show their support for an Iraqi immigrant in the US who ... Read more...

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Britain advises nationals to leave Mali


April 1st, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has urged its all nationals in Mali to leave the west African country immediately following security concerns.Issuing an emergency ... Read more...

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Juninho out of Vasco da Gama lineup


March 31st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 31 (IANS) Vasco da Gama's veteran midfielder and club idol Juninho Pernambucano declared that he will miss his team's up-coming match in the 2012 Libertadores Cup.The ... Read more...

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Kashmiri woman stranded in Rajasthan


March 30th, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 30 IANS) A 45-year-old woman from Jammu and Kashmir has been left stranded in Rajasthan after her mentally challenged son went missing during a visit to the world-famous dargah ... Read more...

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Tite considers dropping Corinthians striker Liedson


March 23rd, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Corinthians football team head coach Tite ha expressed his frustration with veteran striker Liedson. The 34-year-old has not scored a goal since November, 2011.Liedson ... Read more...

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Smaller operators add customers despite Supreme Court’s order


March 22nd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) India's GSM mobile phone base grew with an addition of 8.77 million connections in February 2011 to have total of 656.86 million users with smaller ... Read more...

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US stocks mixed after downbeat housing data (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 21 (IANS) US stocks traded mixed Wednesday after the latest report showed an unexpected decline in home resales, indicating the housing market was still facing a lot ... Read more...

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Radzi nets winner for Lions


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) An opportunistic deflected goal by Malaysian Mohd Radzi three minutes from close gave Karnataka Lions a 3-2 win against Pune Strykers in the World Series Hockey ... Read more...

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French killings arrest denied (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 21 (IANS) French Interior Minister Claude Gueant Wednesday denied that a suspect involved in the shooting deaths of several people has been arrested, Xinhua reported.The attacker allegedly shot ... Read more...

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Woman throws acid on face of lover


March 21st, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 21 (IANS) A married woman threw acid on the face of a man she was having an affair with as she suspected him of harbouring bad intentions towards ... Read more...

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US stocks open slightly higher


March 21st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 21 (IANS) US stocks opened slightly higher Wednesday as mixed reports showed that the American housing market is improving.The Mortgage Bankers Association said its seasonally adjusted index ... Read more...

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China eyes ‘comprehensive’ transport network


March 21st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) China Wednesday announced plans to further improve the country's transportation system by 2015.Ten major transportation routes will be built by 2015, as well as a high-speed ... Read more...

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Britain unveils annual budget


March 21st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) British Finance Minister George Osborne Wednesday unveiled the budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal in parliament, announcing wide ranging tax reforms to reward work and support growth.Osborne ... Read more...

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RBI governor asks for more banks in rural Kashmir


March 21st, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 21 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India Governor D. Subbarao Wednesday urged the banking community in Jammu and Kashmir to open more banks in rural areas and expand branch ... Read more...

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Akhilesh wants to bring Lucknow, Delhi closer


March 21st, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday asked government officials to prepare a blue print to reduce the distance between New Delhi and Lucknow.The directives were ... Read more...

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‘Stoning will happen in Britain too if sharia allowed’


March 21st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Brutal punishments like whipping and stoning could become widespread in Britain if Islamic Sharia law is allowed to thrive, a member of the House of Lords ... Read more...

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Delhi assembly passes vote-on-account


March 21st, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi state assembly Wednesday passed a vote-on-account for Rs.30,970 crore to look after the government expenses for the next two months till the regular ... Read more...

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Enhanced cleavage makes women more confident: Study


March 21st, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) British scientists have measured the effect an enhanced cleavage has on confidence - and found there is a direct link, the Daily Mail reported.The unique study, ... Read more...

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Gay marriage not a human right: European ruling


March 21st, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Same-sex marriages are not a human right, European judges have ruled, the Daily Mail reported.Their decision shreds the claim by ministers that same-sex couples have a ... Read more...

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Belgium to renovate 14 railway stations in India


March 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Belgium has tied up with the Indian Railways to renovate 14 railway stations in India.Belgium's ambassador to India Pierre Vaesen Wednesday said the project was proposed ... Read more...

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Bengal hopeful of introducing biometric job cards soon


March 21st, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) The West Bengal government is hopeful of introducing from April this year biometric job cards for beneficiaries of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act ... Read more...

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Soumitra Chatterjee named for Dada Saheb Phalke award


March 21st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who has portrayed a versatile range of lead characters in films by Satyajit Ray, has been selected for India's highest film ... Read more...

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Food poisoning could have lifelong consequences


March 21st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Victims of food poisoning may develop a host of lengthy illnesses, including diabetes, arthritis, kidney failure and high blood pressure, experts say.Salmonella, E coli and other ... Read more...

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One law cannot remove corruption, says Anna at book launch


March 21st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Anna Hazare Wednesday said one law alone could not remove corruption in society and there was need to change the system.Referring to the Jan ... Read more...

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AIADMK wins Sankarankoil by-poll (Second Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) V. Muthuselvi of the ruling AIADMK was Wednesday elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly from Sankarankoil constituency, defeating her DMK rival by over 68,000 votes in ... Read more...

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Dortmund record narrow victory in German Cup


March 21st, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 21 (IANS) German Bundesliga champion Borussia Dortmund beat second division team Greuther Fuehrth 1-0 thanks to midfielder Ilkay Guendogan's late goal.A first division front-runner, Dortmund dominated the match ... Read more...

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Bihar ready for centenary celebrations


March 21st, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 21 (IANS) Bihar is ready for three-day centenary celebrations of the founding of the state beginning Thursday.The government has spent vast sums of money to decorate the ... Read more...

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No tanker shortage to ship Iranian crude: MRPL


March 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) State-run Mangalore Refinery Petroleum Ltd (MRPL) is not facing shortage of oil tankers to ship crude from Iran for refining at its facility in Mangalore, a ... Read more...

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Porn star agrees to be student’s prom date


March 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Fed up with receiving rejections from his female classmates, a teenager in the US has asked a porn star to be his high school prom date.Eighteen-year-old ... Read more...

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BJP again caught in porn scandal, now in Gujarat (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 21 (IANS) Barely a month after a porn scandal hit its ministers in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday found itself mired in more sleaze after ... Read more...

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German club Kaiserslautern fires coach Kurz


March 21st, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 21 (IANS) Bottom of the table, German Bundesliga team Kaiserslautern has sacked coach Marco Kurz, the club announced Wednesday.Kaiserslautern parted way with Kurz and his assistant Guenther Gorenzel ... Read more...

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French shooting suspect held (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 21 (IANS) A man suspected of carrying out a series of deadly shootings in France, including an attack on a Jewish school, has been arrested after a siege ... Read more...

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