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China vows to resolve boundary dispute peacefully


September 21st, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) China Friday vowed to resolve its differences with neighbours concerning territorial rights through friendly negotiations.China will be more determined to pursue peaceful development, and implement the ... Read more...

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12th Plan growth projection lowered to 8.2 percent


September 14th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Planning Commission has lowered its estimate of annual average economic growth rate for the 12th Plan period (2012-13 to 2017-18) to 8.2 percent, from ... Read more...

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Karachi factory had several emergency exits, all locked


September 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) The factory in this Pakistani port city where as many as 289 people were killed in a major fire had several emergency exits, but all of ... Read more...

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Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accommodated: Khar (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Boat Breaks Speed Record in San Francisco


September 6th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly advanced multihull sailboat DCNS hydroptere amazingly sets the record for the fastest time over a one nautical mile distance on the afternoon of Friday ... Read more...

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India must play matches on FIFA dates: Kovermans


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevarmans Sunday said that India must play on dates designated by world body FIFA for friendlies if they want to ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani qualifies for semis


August 27th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Furth (Germany), Aug 27 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani advanced to the semi-finals of the qualifiers for the European Tour-1 Paul Hunter Classic snooker tournament after defeating Welshman Ryan Day 4-1.Earlier ... Read more...

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Advani in snooker qualifier semis (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Furth (Germany), Aug 26 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani advanced to the semifinals of the qualifiers for the European Tour-1 Paul Hunter Classic snooker tournament after defeating Welshman Ryan Day 4-1 ... Read more...

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European snooker: Advani beats English veteran Mark King


August 26th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Furth (Germany), Aug 26 (IANS) Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani continued his winning streak on the Professional Snooker Tour, beating Mark King 4-3 in the fourth round of qualifiers for ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani beats former World No.1 Higgins


August 25th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Furth, Aug 25 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani proved his mettle on Day 2 of the European Tour 2 Paul Hunter Classic by winning three matches in the same day stamping ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Shields pounds Russia’s Torlopova for gold


August 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's 17-year-old prodigy Claressa Shields took the inaugural Olympic gold in the women's 75 kg boxing tournament here Thursday.Shields pounded her Russian opponent and No.2 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Foster-Hylton ends sterling career after hurdle mishap


August 8th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican hurdler Brigitte Foster-Hylton says the 2012 season will be the last of her long, sterling career, a day after she crashed out of the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Will give my best for a bigger medal, says Mary Kom


August 6th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Star boxer M.C. Mary Kom was jubilant after ensuring fourth medal for India from the London Olympic Games and said she wants to keep up the ... Read more...

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Heavy showers lash Taj city


August 6th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 6 (IANS) After several dry days, the Taj city Monday had three spells of heavy showers that flooded low-lying areas and caused traffic jams at busy intersections. The ... Read more...

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Olympics: Francis tips Fraser-Pryce for sprint double


August 6th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) Stephen Francis, coach of the women's Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, says Saturday's triumph has given her momentum and he has now tipped the Jamaican to ... Read more...

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Our fight is for changing system, not power: Team Anna (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Team Anna said Friday that their proposed political alternative "would not compromise on corruption" and their fight was to "change the system and not ... Read more...

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Sania-Rushmi crash out of Olympic tennis


July 29th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian women's doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Rushmi Chakarvarthi were knocked out of the tennis competition of the 2012 London Olympics by Chia-Jung Chuang and ... Read more...

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Sangakkara banks on home advantage at World T20


July 27th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka wicket-keeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara believes playing at home will give his side added inspiration to win the World Twenty20 in September.Speaking to ICC ... Read more...

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Over 1 mn guests stayed in Abu Dhabi hotels


July 27th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 26 (IANS/WAM) About 1.1 million guests stayed in hotels in the emirate of Abu Dhabi during the first six months of 2012, up by 14 percent, compared ... Read more...

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Sammy hopes to carry winning momentum into Test series


July 24th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 24 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said Monday his side would be going all out to win the Test series against New Zealand, starting here ... Read more...

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Roddick clinches Atlanta title


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 23 (IANS) Former world number one Andy Roddick came back from a set down to win the Atlanta Open tennis event against 63rd-ranked Gilles Muller 1-6, 7-6(2), ... Read more...

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US airline traffic up 1.6 percent


July 20th, 2012 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US airline traffic continued its momentum in April after four consecutive monthly increases, the US transport department has said.US airlines carried 61.5 million domestic and international ... Read more...

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Gibson says West Indies should cherish series win


July 18th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 18 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says West Indies' win over New Zealand in the recent One-day series is one to "cherish", adding that his side ... Read more...

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We need to deliver, says Gambhir


July 16th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir predicted a tough one-day series in Sri Lanka and stressed on the need to adopt a professional approach as the Indian team prepared ... Read more...

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Gujarat eyeing 25 percent hike in tourist inflow


July 14th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) With Gujarat planning to spend Rs.420 crore in the current fiscal to boost tourism, a senior official Saturday said the state was eyeing a 25 ... Read more...

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Apex court slams tardy progress in UCC toxic waste disposal


July 14th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday told the central and Madhya Pradesh governments to act fast and put in place an agreement with German firm GIZ for ... Read more...

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Win has shifted momentum, says New Zealand skipper


July 13th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 13 (IANS/CMC) Stand-in New Zealand captain Kane Williamson says their 88-run victory over the West Indies in the third One-Day International could now see the ... Read more...

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Microsoft to acquire multitouch display maker


July 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 10 (IANS) Microsoft has announced that it has agreed to buy large-scale multitouch display maker Perceptive Pixel.Perceptive Pixel's "large touch displays, when combined with hardware from our ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

West Indies eye series win against Black Caps


July 5th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Following a series of up-and-down performances in recent months, West Indies captain Darren Sammy called for consistency ahead of the five-match One-day International (ODI) series ... Read more...

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Arvind Kaushik creates history, shoots film in two hours


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 3 (IANS) Kannada director Arvind Kaushik created a record by wrapping up his film "Nam Areiali Innondhina" in just two hours here.Produced by Anaji Nagaraj, the entire film ... Read more...

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German birth rate hits all-time low


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 3 (IANS) Birth rate in Germany, Europe's most-populous nation, hits all time low, with merely 663,000 children born in 2011, down by 2.2 percent, as compared with the ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Podium for Ghorpade


June 16th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 16 (IANS) India's Parth Ghorpade (Eurasia Motorsport) started his 2012 Formula Pilota Championship campaign on a bright note by finishing second in the opening race of Round 1 ... Read more...

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India, US resolve to harness full potential of ties (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) India and the US concluded their strategic dialogue with a resolve to harness the full potential of their multifarious relationship from strategic to economic to defence ... Read more...

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Strootman from fan to player at Euro 2012


June 7th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 7 (IANS) Kevin Strootman played for Sparta Rotterdam in the Dutch second division in January last year and now he is part of the Netherlands football squad ... Read more...

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Ramdev, Anna to sit on day-long fast in Delhi


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The stage was set Sunday for the day-long joint fast by Yoga Guru Ramdev and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare to protest against black money ... Read more...

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