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Bangladeshi arrested for seeking Indian passport


September 21st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) A Bangladeshi who was trying to procure an Indian passport with forged documents has been arrested here along with a local, police said Friday.Noorul Nabi Hasan ... Read more...

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World Twenty20: Afghanistan opt to field against England


September 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS) Afghanistan captain Nawroz Mangal won the toss and opted to field against defending champions England in a group A match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament ... Read more...

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Unimpressive India beat Afghanistan by 23 runs


September 20th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) India survived a scare to beat Afghanistan by 23 runs in their opening match of the World Twenty20 at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Wednesday.Chasing a ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup final: Cameroon can spoil India’s party (Preview)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The trial run between reigning Nehru Cup champions India and challengers Cameroon was of little help in judging the relative strengths of the two teams ... Read more...

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Passing game way forward for Indian football: Coach Koevarmans


August 25th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans was pleased with his team's passing game against the Maldives in the Nehru Cup football tournament match here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: India dismantle Maldives, go top of the table


August 25th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India went to top of the table and enhanced their chances of reaching the finals of the Nehru Cup football tournament by thrashing South Asian ... Read more...

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India coach names final squad for Nehru Cup


August 19th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India's national football coach Wim Koevermans has named a 20-member final list for the Nehru Cup which kicks off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

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Andhra minister resigns after CBI names him in charge sheet


August 15th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) A senior cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh resigned Tuesday night, a day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) named him in its fourth charge sheet ... Read more...

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Koevermans includes Chettri in Nehru Cup probables


August 7th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans has included skipper Sunil Chettri in the 27-probables for the Nehru Cup after the striker got an assurance from ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling : Lopez Nunez wins gold for Cuba


August 7th, 2012 - 3:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuba's Mijain Lopez Nunez won gold for Cuba in the men's 120 kg Greco-Roman wrestling Monday, beating Estonia's Heiki Nabi on points in the final.Lopez ... Read more...

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Youth hangs himself in Delhi


July 16th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth, hailing from Uttar Pradesh, facing financial crisis for the past few years, committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at ... Read more...

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Pranab appeals to all Andhra parties to support him (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Presidential candidate of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Pranab Mukherjee Sunday appealed to all parties in Andhra Pradesh to support his candidature.He addressed Congress MPs ... Read more...

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CWC meeting to bid Pranab farewell begins (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee - the party's apex decision-making body - began it's meeting here Monday. The meeting has been convened to bid farewell ... Read more...

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‘Coalition politics future governance mantra in India’


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 2 (IANS) Union Health Minister and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday said the political scenario of the country indicates coalition governments are going ... Read more...

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Srinagar’s tulip garden is a huge draw


April 28th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) A record of nearly a lakh and a half tourists visited the tulip garden in Srinagar city this spring, an official said.A brainchild of ... Read more...

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‘Media reports on ministers offering to quit juvenile’


April 25th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday termed sections of the media as "juvenile" for going overboard with speculation that four union ministers had ... Read more...

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I-League: Mohun Bagan thrash Shillong Lajong


April 10th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Mohun Bagan routed Shillong Lajong 6-1 at the Yuba Bharati Krinangan in the I-League Tuesday. For Bagan, Sunil Chhetri and Odafa Okolie scored a brace while ... Read more...

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RTI activist assaulted in Bihar


April 5th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 5 (IANS) A Right to Information (RTI) activist was assaulted by government officials in Bihar's Rohtas district after he sought information about illegal mining, police said Thursday.Nabi Ahmad, ... Read more...

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I-League: Dempo hold Mohun Bagan


April 1st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club held Mohun Bagan 2-2 in a crucial I-League clash at the Salt Lake Stadium Sunday. The draw helped Dempo top the table with ... Read more...

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Amid Srinagar’s tulips, Omar confident of peaceful summer (With Images)


March 29th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 29 (IANS) Hoping for a peaceful summer like last year, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said unless militants abjured violence, incidents like the killing ... Read more...

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Congress confident of Bahuguna proving majority


March 14th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna will prove his majority in the assembly and termed party leader Harish Rawat's reported unhappiness over ... Read more...

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Avalanche kills 45 in Afghan province (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 12 (IANS) At least 45 people were killed Monday when an avalanche razed 13 houses in eastern Afghan province of Nuristan, an official said."The incident happened in Guru ... Read more...

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AFC Challenge Cup: Tajikistan beat India 2-0


March 9th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 9 (IANS) Tajikistan beat India 2-0 in the second match of Group B in the AFC Challenge Cup, played at the Dashrath Stadium here Friday.Both of Tajikistan's goals ... Read more...

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Sunil Chettri to lead India in AFC Challenge Cup


March 5th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 5 (IANS) Ace striker SUnil Chettri will be leading the Indian team in the AFC Challenge Cup football tournament starting here Thursday.Coach Savio Medeira has named defender Syed ... Read more...

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Burn care training planned for doctors, nurses


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Doctors and nurses will be trained in burn care and management as the country reports nearly seven million burn injuries in infernos like the one ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan go past Pailan in I-League


January 27th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Formidable Mohun Bagan returned to their winning ways after two consecutive defeats with a 2-0 victory over a youthful Pailan Arrows in I-League football here Friday.After ... Read more...

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Two PRP leaders to be inducted in Andhra cabinet


January 18th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet will be expanded Thursday with the induction of two legislators of the erstwhile Praja Rajyam Party (PRP), which has merged with ... Read more...

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Hopeful yet vigilant India marks a year without polio


January 13th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) With a 'zero-polio' record in the last one year, India Friday carried its fight against the disease to hospitals and health care centres across the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh first phase poll shifted to March 3, counting March 6 (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Counting for the assembly polls in five states will be held March 6 instead of March 4, the Election Commission announced Monday after rescheduling the ... Read more...

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Counting in five poll-bound states on March 6


January 9th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Counting for the assembly polls in five states will be held March 6 instead of March 4 after the date of Uttar Pradesh's first phase ... Read more...

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Feb 4 Uttar Pradesh poll to be rescheduled


January 9th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Uncertainty over whether 'Barawafat' will fall on Feb 4, the Election Commission Sunday decided that the notification for polling in 60 assembly constituencies in Uttar ... Read more...

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Iran keen to expand trade ties with Sri Lanka


December 17th, 2011 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 17 (IANS) Iran is interested in attracting Sri Lankan banks and joint ventures in petroleum and pharmaceutical sectors.According to a statement of the Sri Lanka's Industry and Commerce ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India too good for Maldives; face Afghanistan in final


December 9th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Five times champions India in a vastly improved performance Friday defeated their bugbear Maldives 3-1 to enter their third successive SAFF Cup football final here ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: Chhetri scores twice, India beat Maldives 3-1


December 9th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Sunil Chhetri scored two goals as defending champions India defeated the Maldives 3-1 to make it to the final of the SAFF Cup football tournament ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: Tough for India against Maldives in semifinal


December 8th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Defending champions India will find the going tough when they face the Maldives in the semifinal of the SAFF Cup football tournament here Friday.Head-to-head India ... Read more...

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