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Mohun Bagan to play in Jammu


August 28th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 28 (IANS) For the first time, Kolkata's famed football club Mohun Bagan will be in Jammu to play the "Goodwill Tournament" next month.Jammu and Kashmir Sports Minister R.S. ... Read more...

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Chennai to host Chess Olympiad for blind


July 14th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) The 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind will be held here Aug 9-19. It will be the first time Asia will host the event.After the ... Read more...

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Dhoni visits Kargil, pays homage to martyrs of 1999


June 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 6 (IANS) Indian Cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday visited the theatre of the 1999 Kargil Conflict and wondered how Indian soldiers had pushed back Pakistanis from the ... Read more...

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Fletcher has interactive session with U-19 players


March 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher and other members of his support staff spent some quality time with the Under-19 cricket team at the National Cricket Academy ... Read more...

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Court relief for Yeddyurappa in illegal mining case


March 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) In a morale booster to scam-hit Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Karnataka high court Wednesday quashed the police probe in an illegal ... Read more...

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BJP scandals versus Congress scams in Karnataka bypoll


March 1st, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) Udupi is known for temples and Chikmagalur for enchanting coffee plantations, but over the next two weeks a battle of controversies will unfold in the ... Read more...

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Seven Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh


January 30th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 30 (IANS) As many as seven Maoist rebels, including three 'divisional commanders', surrendered in Chhattisgarh Monday in restive Bastar region, police said.The rebels belonged to the banned Communist ... Read more...

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How will assembly polls affect Congress?


January 30th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) They may be battles for control of five states. But the overall outcome will mean a lot to the Congress and to the United ... Read more...

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States woo diaspora for investment


January 9th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Chief ministers of several states Monday urged overseas Indians to step up investment, assuring a business-friendly environment.Showcasing the development initiatives launched by their respective governments, ... Read more...

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Zambia not afraid of Senegal striker Demba Ba


January 6th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), Jan 6 (IANS) Zambia's head football coach says his team is not afraid of Senegal's deadly striker Demba Ba, who has been in top form while playing for ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu’s Noorul Islam University to launch satellite


December 16th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Noorul Islam University (NIU) will soon be rigging up its own satellite and launching it too with government help, a university official said ... Read more...

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Congratulations pour in for Sehwag


December 9th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Cricket fraternity and fans hailed India's explosive opener Virender Sehwag's sensational 219, the highest by any player in One-day internationals.Congratulatory messages poured in from ... Read more...

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Fans mourn Dev Anand’s demise


December 4th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Fans of Dev Anand woke up to a rude Sunday morning shock as the news of the legendary actor's passing away in London unfolded here. His ... Read more...

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Illegal mining: Embarrassment for Congress as Krishna faces probe


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 3 (IANS) The Congress, reeling under attack over corruption and other issues at the national level, Saturday faced embarrassment as Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna came under ... Read more...

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Protesting Hyundai workers roll out cars on empty stomach


November 30th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as a sizeable number of workers of the Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) roll out cars on an empty stomach pressing various demands, 32 dismissed ... Read more...

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Happy over Kanimozhi’s bail, says DMK


November 28th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The DMK Monday welcomed the Delhi High Court's order granting bail to party MP Kanimozhi in the 2G spectrum allocation case, saying it was ... Read more...

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Double whammy for Karnataka BJP, from Advani and RSS (Lead)


October 22nd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 22 (IANS) Mired in scandals, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka Saturday suffered a double blow -- from senior party leader L.K. Advani and the party's ... Read more...

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Win against England a morale booster: Sammy


September 27th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy hailed his side's 25-run victory in the second and final match of their Twenty20 International Series against England, saying it was a ... Read more...

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Around 60 percent voting in Karnataka assembly bypoll


September 26th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Koppal (Karnataka), Sep 26 (IANS) Around 60 percent of the over 185,000 eligible voters cast their ballots Monday in the bypoll for the Karnataka assembly from this north Karnataka ... Read more...

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Big B gets nostalgic in Kolkata (Movie Snippets)


July 27th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) His first job, his first salary of Rs.500 and his first taste of being independent -- all this flashed through Big B's mind when ... Read more...

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Rahul makes surprise visit to government office in Lucknow


April 28th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi took the Uttar Pradesh government by surprise Wednesday when he suddenly arrived at the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) office ... Read more...

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ULFA committed to peace talks with Centre


April 19th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Tinsukia, Apr 19 (ANI): With peace talks between the Centre and the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) having begun, it seems the hard work put in by the government to persuade ... Read more...

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Gilani urges Pak team to show “best of sportsmanship and dedication to contest”


March 29th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 29(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif and Interior Minister Rehman Malik have separately talked to the national cricket team captain, ... Read more...

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Disqualification of MLAs upheld, Yeddyurappa gets a relief (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday upheld the disqualification of five Independent legislators who rebelled against Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and reduced his government to ... Read more...

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Team that handles pressure better will clinch series: Dhoni


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, Jan 22 (IANS) Neither India nor South Africa will have an edge as they clash in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) here Sunday to decide the closely-fought series.South ... Read more...

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India eyes first-ever ODI series win in South Africa


January 20th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, Jan 20 (IANS) India would be looking to complete a series win when they take on South Africa in the fourth cricket ODI here Friday.India bounced back after their ... Read more...

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Owen Honors Comes Under Scanner Over USS Enterprise Video Scandal


January 4th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Few days ago U.S. Navy opened an investigation after USS Enterprise aircraft video was leaked by a reputed media source which showed series of racy scenes ... Read more...

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Untrained man plays nine musical instruments together


December 28th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 28 (IANS) Siyaram, a small farmer in Uttar Pradesh, has created a unique musical instrument - a combination of nine different instruments including a steel plate ... Read more...

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Riotous start, tepid finish for Indian hockey (2010 in Retrospect)


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A riotous start and a rather tepid finish for Indian hockey in 2010. And there were glimpses of hidden potential with a silver medal at ... Read more...

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Waqar says South Africa series success a ‘morale booster’ for New Zealand tour


December 20th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 20(ANI): Pakistan coach Waqar Younis is confident that his team can carry forward their impressive performance against South Africa into their forthcoming tour of New Zealand.Pakistan got their cricket ... Read more...

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CRPF kill 9 Maoists in Bastar gunfight, rebels strike back (Second Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 23 (IANS) Claiming it as a major success, paramilitary troopers in Chhattisgarh Tuesday killed nine Maoists in a fierce gun battle in the rebel stronghold of Bastar. But the Maoists ... Read more...

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CRPF turns heat on Maoists, nine killed in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 23 (IANS) Nine Maoists were Tuesday killed in a fierce gun battle with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers in a forested pocket of the rebels' stronghold Bastar region ... Read more...

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It’s Chhath! Nitish, Lalu take a break from politics


November 11th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Nov 11 (IANS) The Bihar polls are still on, but thanks to Chhath Puja, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and archrival Lalu Prasad are taking a break from campaigning and ... Read more...

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Actors Harman Baweja, Mugdha Godse walk the ramp with mentally challenged children


November 1st, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Nov.1 (ANI): Bollywood actors Harman Baweja and Mugdha Godse walked the ramp with mentally challenged children on the grand finale of a fashion show here over the weekend.Many ... Read more...

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Coal India IPO sees FII inflow surpassing total inflow in equities


October 21st, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The initial public offering (IPO) from Coal India has attracted foreign inflows of around Rs.1.2 trillion from overseas funds, more than the total influx of such money in ... Read more...

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