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India lift Nehru Cup for third time in thrilling fashion (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India lifted the Nehru Cup for the third consecutive time beating Cameroon 5-4 in a penalty shootout at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday.Sunil Chhetri, ... Read more...

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Rains boost Agra’s green cover


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 2 (IANS) Heavy showers have come as a big boost to afforestation efforts in the Taj city.The Taj Mahal is now adequately insulated against air pollution by a ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: India one win away from a third final (Preview)


August 27th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) On current form India should beat a struggling Nepal and make their third straight final of the Nehru Cup here Tuesday.India appeared a bit rusty ... Read more...

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India coach names final squad for Nehru Cup


August 19th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India's national football coach Wim Koevermans has named a 20-member final list for the Nehru Cup which kicks off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

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Koevermans names 37 probables for Nehru Cup


July 6th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's national football coach Wim Koevermans Thursday named 37 players for the preparatory camp for the Nehru Cup here from August 23.Seven players who did ... Read more...

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Raja Pervez Ashraf elected Pakistan’s 25th PM (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Raja Pervez Ashraf of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), a former federal minister in the government of ousted prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, was ... Read more...

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Raja Pervez Ashraf is PPP candidate for PM’s post (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Raja Pervez Ashraf was Friday officially declared as the joint candidate for the post of Pakistan's prime minister by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and ... Read more...

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Race for Pakistan PM: PPP drops Shahabuddin, names Ashraf (Evening Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Tipped earlier as a covering candidate, Raja Pervez Ashraf of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) was Thursday named the party's main candidate for the office ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

East Bengal finish second in I-League


May 5th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 5 (IANS) East Bengal defeated Air India by a solitary goal in their last league match at the Balewadi Sports Complex here Saturday and finished second in I-League ... Read more...

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East Bengal have task cut out against Al Orouba


March 5th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Struggling city soccer giants East Bengal face a stiff test as they come up against formidable Yemen side Al Orouba in a Group B AFC Cup ... Read more...

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East Bengal, Mohun Bagan finish 1-1 in I-League


February 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) East Bengal failed to hold on to a opening half lead and finished 1-1 with arch-rivals Mohun Bagan in a I-League football match here Saturday.Playing before ... Read more...

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Kashmir woman’s death: Family alleges domestic violence


December 8th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) The family of a woman found dead mysteriously at her in-law's house last month and civil society members staged another silent protest here Thursday, seeking ... Read more...

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Medeira officially appointed India coach, injured Paul dropped


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Tuesday officially elevated assistant coach Savio Medeira as the chief coach while announcing a 27-member national squad for the ... Read more...

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Salgoacar’s Bencherifa is I-League’s best coach


October 18th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Salgaocar's Moroccan coach Karim Bencherifa won the Syed Abdul Rahim Trophy for the best coach for leading the Goan team to the I-league and the ... Read more...

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Taj on full moon night leaves visitors awestruck


October 13th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 13 (IANS) With a cool breeze blowing and the majestic Taj Mahal washed in the full moon light, it was a sight to behold for the 350-odd ... Read more...

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Delhi bast: List of the 11 dead


September 7th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Names of the 11 people killed in the Delhi High Court bomb blast that were released by Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital:Inder Singh, 75: A resident ... Read more...

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Congress not divided on sports bill, says Maken


September 1st, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken said Thursday that the ruling Congress party is not divided over the proposed national sports development bill, it is only ... Read more...

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World Cup qualifier: India have nothing to lose against UAE


July 27th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India will have to go all out Thursday in the return leg of their FIFA World Cup Asian leg qualifier as they have nothing to ... Read more...

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We have improved with every match: Armando


July 4th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) India's chief football coach Armando Colaco is happy that his team is gelling well for the World Cup qualifiers against the United Arab Emirates (UAE), ... Read more...

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The boys are gelling well: Armando


July 1st, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India's chief football coach Armando Colaco is happy that the team is gelling well but injuries to striker Sunil Chettri and Baljeet Sahni are still ... Read more...

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Agra monuments generate nearly Rs.4 crore in one month


April 25th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The centrally protected monuments of Agra have generated a revenue of nearly Rs.4 crore in January alone from the entrance tickets. Half of this amount ... Read more...

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Yash Raj Films’ shoot briefly halted in Agra


April 7th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 7 (IANS) The shooting for Yash Raj Films' "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan", which is being filmed behind the Taj Mahal, was briefly halted Thursday after reports of extensive ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kat, Imran shoot near Taj


April 6th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Agra, April 5 (IANS) Yash Raj Films' "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan" which stars Katrina Kaif, Imran Khan and Pakistani pop star Ali Zafar, is being shot in Agra near the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Taj amid sand, this time for real!


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 3 (IANS) Some years back there was a story in a leading daily that the Taj Mahal is being shifted to Rajasthan. It later emerged that it was ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pak Election Commission doubtful about degrees of 298 lawmakers


January 12th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 12 (ANI): The Pakistan Election Commission is reportedly unhappy over the eligibility of 298 lawmakers who despite being reminded repeatedly, have failed to submit their graduation degrees.According to the ... Read more...

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Tolgay star of East Bengal win, JCT oust Sporting


October 30th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Australian striker Tolgay Uzbey guided Federation Cup champions East Bengal to a 4-1 win over Air India while JCT ousted Sporting Clube De Goa 3-0 in the ... Read more...

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Sentenced as Pakistani, jailed man finally finds Indian identity


September 27th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar, Sep 27 (IANS) A man from Bihar's East Champaran district who was branded as a Pakistani national and was even convicted for a terror attack in Punjab has finally ... Read more...

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Agra monuments, colonies flooded as Yamuna level rise


September 26th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 25 (IANS) Water level in the Yamuna river continued to rise Saturday leading to flooding of some monuments, about a dozen colonies and a few villages in Uttar Pradesh's Agra ... Read more...

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Yamuna in full-flow along Taj, providing a rare spectacle (Lead) (With Image)


September 15th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 15 (IANS) The Yamuna river in spate touching the foundation of the Taj Mahal is providing thousands of visitors a rare spectacle in Agra, "just the way the Mughal ... Read more...

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Yamuna flowing along Taj, providing a rare spectacle (With Images)


September 15th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 15 (IANS) The Yamuna river in spate touching the foundation of the Taj Mahal is providing thousands of visitors a rare spectacle in Agra, "just the way the Mughal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

NRI arrested for suspected honour killing in Punjab


June 30th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 30 (IANS) A Non-Resident Indian (NRI) will be produced in a court here Wednesday following his arrest Tuesday night for allegedly murdering his teenaged step-daughter in a suspected case of ... Read more...

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East Bengal lose 2-3 to Al Qadsia


March 24th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) East Bengal went down fighting 2-3 to Kuwait's Al Qadsia to suffer their third defeat in as many games in Group D of the AFC Cup here Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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PML-Q, PML-N warn US to review drone policy, stop ‘foreign intrusion’


January 9th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.9 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) has urged the Obama administration to review its policy of launching drone attacks within Pakistan's territory.The Daily Times quoted Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid Secretary General ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif expected to be re-elected as PML-N president


January 6th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan. 6 (ANI): After the reorganization of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Nawaz Sharif is likely to be elected the party's new president, while Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif is ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh cop shoots two seniors, hangs himself (Lead)


August 22nd, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 22 (IANS) A constable of the Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) Saturday shot dead his platoon commander and a head constable in the insurgency-hit Bastar district and then committed suicide by ... Read more...

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