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Olympics: Indian boxers Vijender, Jai Bhagwan shine (Second Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Boxers Vijender Singh and his childhood friend Jai Bhagwan set the record straight for India, after the disappointment of Shiva Thapa, as they made their way ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: Jai Bhagwan marches into round of 16 (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Inspired by chants of "India, India" resonating in the ExCeL London Exhibition Centre, boxer Jai Bhagwan outclassed his Seychelles' opponent Andrique Allisop 18-8 in the lightweight ... Read more...

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Samsung unveils new Galaxy smartphone


May 4th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 4 (IANS) Samsung Electronics has unveiled its third generation smartphone in the Galaxy series featuring the options of recognizing voice, face and motion.The Galaxy S3, running Google's latest ... Read more...

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Himachal assembly passes 2012-13 budget


March 30th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Friday passed the general budget for fiscal 2012-13 and related appropriation bill, authorising the government to spend Rs.21,738.32 crore from the consolidated ... Read more...

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Team Anna’s allegations regrettable: Congress


March 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Terming the allegations levelled against politicians by Team Anna as "highly regrettable", the Congress Monday said it stood for dissent provided there is dignity of ... Read more...

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Bradley Manning arraigned


February 24th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) US Army Pvt. Bradley Manning declined to enter a plea at his arraignment Thursday on charges he leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks.Manning ... Read more...

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Brandi Glanville talks about her fake wedding


January 4th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eddie Cibrian’s former wife Brandi Glanville insists that she is still not legally married despite photos of her tying the knot with partner Darin Harvey. During ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Goffin ousts Malisse


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Little David Goffin pulled off a stunning 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 win against fellow-Belgian and former champion Xavier Malisse, seeded seventh, to advance to the second ... Read more...

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Opposition creates ruckus in Himachal assembly


December 20th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 20 (IANS) Pandemonium prevailed in the Himachal Pradesh assembly as the Congress members protested the speaker's decision not to allow their two adjournment motions.In its two motions, ... Read more...

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‘New vision’ tweaks drones’ ability to fly precisely


December 13th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) A new visual system will tweak pilotless aircraft's ability to navigate even more accurately by imitating how insects do it."UAVs (pilotless aircraft) are used in crop ... Read more...

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Opposition can’t dictate terms on policy decisions: Congress


November 28th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) As both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned yet again over Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail, the ruling Congress Monday accused the ... Read more...

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Adjournment motion should be with voting, says CPI-M


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday said that the debate on the adjournment motion in parliament on price rise should be held with voting ... Read more...

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Parliament’s smooth functioning government’s responsibility: BJP (Lead)


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The stand-off in parliament seems unlikely to be resolved soon with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday maintaining that the government was responsible for ... Read more...

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BJP firm, threatens to continue parliament disruption


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday threatened to disrupt parliament till the government agrees to debate "burning issues" of price rise, corruption and black ... Read more...

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Kerala legislators to be subject to performance audit


September 25th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the Kerala assembly, the performance of all legislators would be subject to a performance audit, Speaker G. Karthikeyan ... Read more...

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I will not say sorry to parliament: Bedi


September 2nd, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Team Anna member Kiran Bedi Tuesday that she is not apologetic for her remarks made against parliamentarians who have moved a privilege notice against ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh assembly session to be stormy


August 28th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 28 (IANS) The monsoon session of the Chhattisgarh assembly beginning Monday is set to be stormy as the opposition Congress announced Sunday it will stall proceedings to ... Read more...

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What does impeachment of a judge mean? (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court is the second judge in Indian history to face impeachment proceedings for unbecoming conduct. IANS seeks to answer some questions about this case, ... Read more...

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Sen second judge ever to face impeachment process


August 17th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court will be the second judge in Indian history to face impeachment proceedings for unbecoming conduct. IANS seeks to ... Read more...

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Now petition calls for evicting London looters


August 11th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people have petitioned the government to take strict actions, including evicition from council houses, against the convicted rioters and looters, a media ... Read more...

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We can still turn it around: Dhoni


August 2nd, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Nottingham, Aug 1 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Monday that his team can turn it around in the remaining two Test matches to retain their world No.1 ... Read more...

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Harsh steps against those responsible for rail accident: Trivedi


August 1st, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Sunday said a proper inquiry will be held to fix accountability for the derailment of the Guwahati-Bangalore Express in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Karunuday to meet Malik in ITF final


June 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Eighth-seeded Karunuday Singh Friday made a spirited comeback to set up a title clash with compatriot Vijayant Malik in the men's singles of the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Vignesh upsets Gajjar, Yuki breezes into ITF quarters


June 8th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Vignesh Peranamallur shocked second seed Rohan Gajjar 6-3, 7-5 to enter the quarterfinals of $15,000 ITF men's singles at the DLTA complex here Wednesday.Vignesh came ... Read more...

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India lose to China in Jr Davis cup


April 19th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India went down tamely to sixth seeded China 0-3 in the Junior Davis Cup in the Asia-Oceania final qualifying at Delhi Lawn Tennis Association ... Read more...

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Divorce opens way for Guatemalan first lady’s presidential bid


April 9th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, April 9 (IANS/EFE) A Guatemalan judge announced Friday that she has granted the divorce petition of President Alvaro Colom and wife Sandra Torres, clearing the way for the ... Read more...

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Retain your muscle strength in old age


April 1st, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Not only can adults fight the battle of strength and muscle loss that comes with age but the golden years can be a time to get ... Read more...

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Software shows how Earth evolved millions of years ago


March 17th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 17 (IANS) A new software allows us to see not only the Earth's surface as it is now, but also takes us back in time to see how ... Read more...

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How quickly you learn those dance moves may be in your genes


March 4th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Do you find it easy to pick up a dance move or are you the kind with two left feet? Either way, you have your genes to thank ... Read more...

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Mimosa plant ‘to inspire adaptive structures of the future’


February 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Robots could soon change shape like elephant trunks or snakes to manoeuvre under a bridge or through a tunnel and airplanes could change the shape of their wings ... Read more...

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Elderly drivers’ habits could give clues about schizophrenia, depression


January 26th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A study of why the elderly are not very good drivers could help scientists understand schizophrenia and depression.The medial temporal visual area (MT) of a person's brain is ... Read more...

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Pak National Assembly wakes up to grim situation in Balochistan


December 30th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 30 (ANI): Pakistan's National Assembly members have asked the government to take practical steps to tackle the grim situation in Balochistan, and remove the grievances of the Baloch people.PML-N legislator ... Read more...

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Ugly Betty actor killed mom ‘because she was possessed by a demon’


November 27th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Ugly Betty bit-part actor Michael Brea has admitted murdering his mother saying God told him to do so because she was possessed by a demon."I didn't kill ... Read more...

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Winged insects to inspire nextgen tiny air vehicles


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Creating tiny air vehicles that mimic the flapping of winged insects is a popular notion, but require a complex combination of pitching and plunging motions to oscillate the ... Read more...

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Meet the woman who has had cyber sex with 60 online ‘lovers’


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): A serial 'cyber dater', who spends most evenings online, dating men she has never met, says the idea that attracted her to do so 'is less commitment and ... Read more...

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