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Etios Motor Racing series car gets the nod


August 7th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) The Etios Motor Racing (EMR) car received the thumbs-up from not just the 25 short-listed drivers, but also the acknowledged experts as Toyota paraded the vehicle ... Read more...

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Full grid of Swift unlikely in National Championship


July 27th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 27 (IANS) As the cars rev up their engines for the start of the second round of the 15th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship here this weekend at ... Read more...

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India’s auto giants to battle it out in J&K; Rally


June 6th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The road travelled by the greats of the Mughal era is all set to become the stage for the clash of the titans with the ... Read more...

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80 entries for National Autocross


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 23 (IANS) Nearly 80 vehicles, some of them driven by well-known names, are likely to take part in the first round of the inaugural Indian National Autocross Championship ... Read more...

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Tata, army among 24 teams for Darjeeling’s maiden motor rally


November 6th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Twenty-four national-level rally drivers will vie for the top spot in the first national motor sports event to be held in the hills of Eastern India, ... Read more...

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BMS plans rally in Delhi against fuel price hike


November 5th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Strongly opposing the petrol price hike announced by the central government a day earlier, Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) Friday said it will hold a massive ... Read more...

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Leelakrishan completes a double in JK Tyre National Racing


October 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Veteran Narayanaswamy Leelakrishnan of RAD Racing completed a grand double in the Super Saloon class to keep himself in the running for the overall title in ... Read more...

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First win for Leelakrishnan in JK Tyre National Racing


October 15th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Narayanaswamy Leelakrishnan (RAD Racing) rolled back the years and won his first race in 18 seasons as he pipped two youngsters en route to claiming the ... Read more...

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Close contests on cards in JK Tyre National Racing


October 14th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) With the titles up for grabs in all the three categories, the competitors will shift gears in the fifth and penultimate round of the JK Tyre ... Read more...

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MRF cars given a shakedown for F1 support race


September 22nd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Twenty MRF Formula 1600 cars were put through their paces at a shakedown session here Thursday in preparation for the support race at the inaugural Formula ... Read more...

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Close battles likely in JK Races


September 16th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) The battle for titles in the JK Tyre National Racing Championship has narrowed down to a handful of drivers who will be looking to consolidate their ... Read more...

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Veterans rule the roost at JK Races


August 21st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) On a weekend when graying veterans held sway, Radha Selvarajan and his RAD Racing team-mate Narayanaswamy Leelakrishnan hogged the limelight in the third round of ... Read more...

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Ashwin Sundar champion in MRF Challenge series


February 14th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) On a day of chaotic scenes and exciting races, Ashwin Sundar completed a fine run in the Formula 1600 class by winning the championship in the MRF Challenge ... Read more...

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Jones, Bolisetti dominate MRF Challenger races


February 13th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) Young David Jones yet again destroyed the Superbikes (600cc) field to clinch the championship in his class at the MRF Challenge races here Saturday. Astride a Triumph, the 20-year ... Read more...

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Castrol ranking: Karthikeyan best among Indian drivers


January 15th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Narain Karthikeyan, the first and the only Indian to have raced in Formula One, is ranked 126 in the Castrol Rankings for 2009. The rankings are motor sport's first-ever ... Read more...

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Supercross, autocross competitions in Bangalore


January 7th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 7 (IANS) To coincide with the launch of a unique "adventure park" here, the Getiton Funventure will conduct dirt track supercross and autocross competitions for two and four-wheelers, respectively, over ... Read more...

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CPI seeks people’s movement against steep food price hike


December 28th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 28 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Monday called for a people's movement against steep rise in food prices and "anti-poor" policies of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. "There ... Read more...

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Reverend Fred Phelps calls Lady Gaga a ’slut’


December 26th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 26 (ANI): Lady Gaga has been branded slut by religious activists known for picketing the funerals of deceased soldiers and vocally opposing rights for gays and lesbians.A press release issued ... Read more...

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Punjabi men can cook - and prove it too (With Images)


October 24th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) Punjabi men take pride in being macho, but a clutch of them proved they were equally good in the kitchen by rustling up some mouthwatering dishes ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists fear ‘dirty’ horse-trade ahead of poll


May 9th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist party, which last year won a historic election as well as the prime ministerial race, Saturday said it feared "dirty horse-trading" by its opponents ... Read more...

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Red Rooster to set up state-of-the-art facility


April 2nd, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 2 (IANS) India will soon have its own state-of-the-art facility that will prepare vehicles, both cars and bikes, for racing and rallying. Bangalore-based Red Rooster Racing is in the process of ... Read more...

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Rallyist Naren pulls out of Team Sidvin India


December 4th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) Former national rally champion Naren Kumar has pulled out of Team Sidvin India, bringing about an abrupt end to the association that was originally penned for a two-year ... Read more...

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BJP plans women’s rally for seat reservation in parliament


February 20th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Mahila Morcha (Women's Front) of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will launch an agitation Thursday to demand 33 percent reservation of seats for women in the ... Read more...

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Panchayati Raj meet to be held in New Delhi on Dec 22-23


November 30th, 2007 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for holding of the National Convention of Chairpersons of District and Intermediate Panchayats in New Delhi on December 22. The Cabinet ... Read more...

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