Ukraine’s Khacheridi doubtful for England qualifier

September 9th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine defender Yevhen Khacheridi may miss his country's World Cup qualifier against England Tuesday after catching a virus, his team Dynamo Kiev announced.The 25-year-old centre-back ... Read more...

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Knee injury sidelines Phil Jones for up to eight weeks

September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Manchester United defender Phil Jones has been ruled out for up to eight weeks after suffering a knee injury in training, the team said.England ... Read more...

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Bertrand signs long-term contract with Chelsea

September 5th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defender Ryan Bertrand has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, the London side said on its website Wednesday.The left back joined the Chelsea academy ... Read more...

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UN, EU launch project to prevent n-disasters

June 23rd, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) The UN and the European Union have launched a programme in a bid to prevent future biological and nuclear disasters around the world.The Centres for ... Read more...

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Most CIS states sign free trade zone agreement

October 19th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
St Petersburg (Russia), Oct 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The majority of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries have agreed to set up a free trade regime after two decades of ... Read more...

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UK to continue aid to India, terminates aid to 16 other nations

February 28th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.28 (ANI): Britain will continue providing financial aid to India, but will cut off aid to sixteen other nations, following a review, that proves they are no longer in the poverty ... Read more...

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Beckham to get BBC Lifetime Achievement award

December 18th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Ace midfielder David Beckham has been selected for the BBC Sports Personality Lifetime Achievement award.The lifetime honour is one of several awards, which will be presented during ... Read more...

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New tech improves voice clarity on mobile phones

September 2nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A technology that improves voice clarity on mobile phones by filtering out unwanted sounds is on offer. High Definition (HD) Voice claims to reduce the background noise and ... Read more...

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Uranium-238 Seized By Moldovan Police

August 25th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police have seized 4 pounds of uranium-238 from a criminal gang in Moldova. Three of the suspects have been arrested and the police are still searching ... Read more...

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Cluster-bomb ban to enter into force Aug 1

February 18th, 2010 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 18 (DPA) The UN said Wednesday a convention prohibiting the use of cluster munitions will become a binding international law when it enters into force Aug 1. The Convention on ... Read more...

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Ferdinand yet to be officially told about England captaincy

February 6th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6(ANI): England defender Rio Ferdinand has not been officially informed that he has been selected to succeed John Terry as the captain of the national squad.Terry was dramatically stripped of ... Read more...

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Wrestler Ramesh Kumar gets rousing welcome in India

September 25th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 25 (ANI): A large number of people gathered at International Airport here with musical band and garlands to welcome Ramesh Kumar, who won India's first world championship men's ... Read more...

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Ramesh Kumar creates history by winning bronze in World Wrestling Championship

September 24th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Herning (Denmark), Sep 24 (ANI): India made history in wrestling after a gap of 32 years, when Ramesh Kumar won bronze medal in the freestyle 74 kg category in the prestigious World ... Read more...

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