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West Indies coach Gibson wants to renew contract


September 12th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket coach Ottis Gibson says he has begun preliminary discussions with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) with the aim of having his current three ... Read more...

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Herrera sketches `very flirty’ woman in new collection


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan designer Carolina Herrera paid tribute to the "very flirty, feminine" woman in her new spring and summer collection for 2013 unveiled during the New ... Read more...

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Suriya to dub for Telugu version of ‘Mattrraan’


September 7th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Tamil actor Suriya will dub for the first time in Telugu for "Mattrraan".Directed by K.V. Anand, Tamil film "Mattrraan" is an action-thriller starring Suriya as conjoined ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Pakistan


September 7th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday left for Pakistan on a three-day trip that will see India's concerns on threats of terror emanating from various ... Read more...

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Sharapova reaches US Open semi-finals


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova defeated France's Marion Bartoli 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the US Open semi-finals.The match between Sharapova, the world ... Read more...

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Savinova tops in Diamond League 800m


August 27th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two weeks after winning the 800 metres gold at the London Olympics, Russia's Maria Savinova continued her run in Britain with victory in the same ... Read more...

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Boxer Klitschko plays chess against Kramnik


August 24th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Boxing champion Vitali Klitschko has proved he has brains as well as brawn after playing to a draw against former World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik, ... Read more...

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Punish referee for Chelsea game: Pogrebnyak


August 24th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, August 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reading striker Pavel Pogrebnyak Thursday added fuel to fire regarding his team's controversial defeat to Chelsea stating that the referee and linesmen from the ... Read more...

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Anzhi grab narrow win over AZ


August 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A second-half strike from Ivorian striker Lacina Traore gave Anzhi a 1-0 victory over AZ Alkmaar in their Europa League playoff first-leg match Thursday.Traore opened ... Read more...

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Brazilian to return $234 mn in looted public money


August 24th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Luiz Estevao, booted from Brazil's Senate 12 years ago for corruption, has pledged to return the 468 million reais ($234 million) he diverted from the public ... Read more...

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Shakira in Puerto Rico to be with boyfriend


August 14th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer Shakira is in Puerto Rico to be with boyfriend Gerard Pique, who came to the Caribbean island with the Spanish national soccer ... Read more...

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Sad that Pakistan didn’t win a single medal, says daily


August 13th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) That Pakistan, a country of over 180 million, did not win a single medal in the London Olympics was a sad reflection on the state of ... Read more...

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Thousands throng Mathura for Janmashtami


August 10th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 10 (IANS) Thousands poured into Mathura Friday to celebrate Janmashtami in the land of Lord Krishna.After several years, Janmashtami fell on a rain drenched day, with ... Read more...

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Fiza Mohammed commits suicide


August 6th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) Fiza Mohammed, aka Anuradha Bali, who got married to and was later divorced by former Haryana deputy chief minister Chander Mohan under controversial circumstances, has committed ... Read more...

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Farah first Briton to win Olympic 10,000m gold


August 5th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mo Farah became the first Briton to win gold in the Olympic 10,000 metres Saturday, kicking home in the final straight to shake off the ... Read more...

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Katherine seeks joint guardianship of MJ’s kids


July 29th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 29 (IANS) Michael Jackson's mother Katherine is seeking joint guardianship of her late son's children -- with her 34-year-old grandson TJ.TJ was appointed a temporary guardian ... Read more...

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No extension option in Capello’s contract: Russia FA


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello has agreed to take over the Russian national football team on a two-year contract without the option of an extension, the Russian FA's ... Read more...

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Own goal saves Spartak’s blushes in RPL


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A late own goal handed Spartak Moscow a 2-1 victory over Alania Vladikavkaz in their opening game of the Russian Premier League (RPL) football ... Read more...

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Kalmadi allowed to visit London for Olympics


July 13th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi, who has been accused of corruption, was Friday allowed by a special court to attend ... Read more...

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Jindal taken to hospital for medical test


July 5th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Abu Jindal, a key suspect in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, was Thursday taken to the Safdarjung Hospital for a medical examination before being presented ... Read more...

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No dossier for Pakistan on Abu Jindal: Chidambaram


July 4th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) India will not hand Pakistan a dossier on information obtained from 26/11 accused Abu Jindal, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday, adding that Foreign ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh walks back to India after 30 years


June 28th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Held in Pakistan on spying charges in the early 1980s, Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh returned home after three decades Thursday.Smiling and waving to family members, ... Read more...

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MJ’s spirit haunts his LA mansion


June 25th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) He died three years ago, but King of Pop Michael Jackson's spirit is said to be haunting his Los Angeles mansion, according to neighbours.Neighbours ... Read more...

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Romney collects more money than Obama in May


June 8th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS/EFE) Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney last month collected almost $77 million for his campaign, some $17 million more than President Barack Obama.The Republican National ... Read more...

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Dating service uses philandering Mexican politician’s image


June 8th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 8 (IANS/EFE) The admitted past marital infidelities of Mexican presidential front-runner Enrique Pena Nieto have become fodder for a new advertisement campaign by an agency that arranges ... Read more...

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Beauty queen says she considered becoming a nun


May 31st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 31 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan model Ivian Sarcos, who was crowned Miss World in 2011, has said that she considered the possibility of becoming a nun during the time that ... Read more...

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Bus passengers lynch robber in Mexico


May 25th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), May 25 (IANS/EFE) A group of bus passengers overpowered two would-be robbers, beating one to death and leaving the other badly injured, Mexican police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Gloria Trevi’s bodyguards accused of assault


May 24th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 24 (IANS/EFE) A fan filed a lawsuit against Mexican singer Gloria Trevi's security team for an alleged attack that occurred during one of her concerts in Los ... Read more...

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India clears $660 mn deal for artillery guns


May 11th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Army got a shot in the arm Friday with the defence ministry clearing its long-pending $660 million (Rs.3,000 crore) proposal to buy ... Read more...

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Costa Rican court rules male inmate can wear women’s clothes


May 7th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
San Jose, May 7 (IANS/EFE) The Constitutional Chamber of Costa Rica's Supreme Court ordered prison officials to allow a male inmate to dress in women's clothing after he claimed that ... Read more...

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MJ’s picture on Pepsi campaign


May 5th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 5 (IANS) Late singer Michael Jackson's image will be used to front a new advertising campaign for Pepsi.The soft drinks firm has agreed a deal with ... Read more...

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MJ’s surgical mask to be auctioned


April 29th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 29 (IANS) A surgical mask worn by Michael Jackson at his last rehearsal is being auctioned and expected to fetch up to $150,000.The silk fabric ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned over Bofors issue


April 26th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded an explanation from the government on former Swedish police chief ... Read more...

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Mexican doctor criticised for OT photos on Facebook


April 20th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 20 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican social media has been buzzing with criticism of an anaesthesiologist who mocked patients by posting humiliating operating room photos on her Facebook ... Read more...

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Prateik visits Varanasi with grandmom


April 18th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actor Prateik took time off from his busy schedule in Varanasi to fulfil his maternal grandmother Vidyatai Patil's wish to visit sites in the temple ... Read more...

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