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Nalini ends title drought


September 21st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) Golfer Nalini Singh Siwach won her first title this season as she clinched the Hero-DLF GCC event, the fifth leg on the Hero-WGAI Tour Friday.Nalini overcame ... Read more...

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Sindhu knocks out London gold winner out of China Masters (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou, Sep 14 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu played the match of her life to knock London Olympics gold winner Li Xuerui out of the China Masters Superseries badminton event here ... Read more...

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Olympic diving : Chen retains 10m diving title in style


August 10th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Chen Ruolin retained her Olympic title in the women's 10 metre platform Thursday, demolishing the field with an exhibition of exquisite diving.Chen, 19, won ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Cernogoraz claims trap gold in shootout


August 6th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European champion Giovanni Cernogoraz held his nerve in a gold medal shootout to take the Olympic title in the men's trap Monday.The Croatian fired the ... Read more...

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Olympics tennis: gold for Belarus in mixed doubles


August 6th, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belarusian pair of Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi held their nerve in a tiebreak for the gold medal to beat Britain's Andy ... Read more...

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Goerges stuns Radwanska under Wimbledon roof at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's Julia Goerges Sunday upset World No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska in first Olympics tennis match to be played indoors.Rain over Wimbledon caused the roof to ... Read more...

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I seized the opportunity: Sunil Narine


July 16th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 16 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says he had recognised the importance of Saturday's fourth One-Day International against New Zealand and had seized the ... Read more...

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Student commits suicide for uncontrollable blushing


July 13th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) A 20-year-old student in the US killed himself after suffering with uncontrollable blushing for years, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.Brandon Thomas, a University of Washington student, ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa greets Anand


May 31st, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 31 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday greeted Viswanathan Anand for winning the World Chess Title for the fifth time.In a letter to Anand, Jayalalithaa said: ... Read more...

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Simpsons cameo was nerve-wrecking, says Gaga


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Singer Lady GaGa says acting makes her more nervous than performing in front of packed stadiums on her sell-out world tours.The singer recently appeared as ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan women win second ODI


April 28th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucas Street (Barbados), April 28 (IANS/CMC) Sri Lanka held their nerve to beat the West Indies by one wicket with two balls to spare in a thrilling finish to the ... Read more...

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Manu Gandas wins the USHA-IGU juniors golf title


April 13th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Manu Gandas handled his nerves to overcome a late stumble and won the USHA Delhi IGU Juniors, the season's opening junior golf tournament at the ... Read more...

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Real, Barca both claim victories at Primera Liga


March 25th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 25 (IANS) Real Madrid and FC Barcelona both won their matches in the Spanish Primera Liga to maintain the status quo at the top of the league table.Real ... Read more...

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Windies, Australia in dramatic last-over tie


March 21st, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, March 21 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies and Australia played out a dramatic tie in the third One-Day International in a thrilling finish to a riveting contest at Arnos Vale. Needing ... Read more...

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McIlroy wins Honda Classic, is new World No.1


March 5th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy has won the US PGA Tour's Honda Classic golf event to become the World No.1 for the first time.McIlroy carded a ... Read more...

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Injured Israeli woman leaves hospital


February 17th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) An Israeli diplomat's wife, injured in a car bombing attack here, was "discharged on request" Friday from a private hospital, doctors said. She is likely ... Read more...

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Israeli diplomat’s wife stable (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Israeli diplomat's wife who was injured in a terror attack here is conscious and recovering, doctors said Tuesday.Doctors at the Primus Hospital, however, warned ... Read more...

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Pakistan government should set its house in order: Daily


January 14th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) The Pakistan government should set its house in order, said a daily as it noted that due to its vacillation and inconsistency "one can ... Read more...

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Eye rich source of flexible adult stem cells


January 9th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Patients need not look any further than their own eyes to obtain perfectly matched neural (nerve) stem cells, say scientists. Researchers have identified adult stem cells ... Read more...

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2008 Monkeygate inspired India at Perth: Hussey


January 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 9 (IANS) Australia's veteran middle-order batsman Mike Hussey feels the 'Monkeygate' incident during the 2008 Sydney Test motivated the Indian team to come back strongly and win ... Read more...

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I’m terrible at dating: Daniel Radcliffe


January 7th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe, who has been in a relationship with Rosie Coker since the past two years, admits he is terrible at dating."I hated dating, because ... Read more...

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India ‘cautiously optimistic’ about Durban outcome


December 8th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) Indian Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Thursday said she is "cautiously optimistic" about UN climate talks arriving at a conclusion as the ambition levels of developed countries ... Read more...

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Dunst likes to Google herself!


November 19th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Kirsten Dunst says she has a habit of searching for stories about herself on the internet.Dunst goes online to read the latest gossip about her ... Read more...

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Vani edges out Gurbani to win Usha Northern India golf


November 17th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Nov 17 (IANS) Vani Kapoor held her nerve in a tense situation and grabbed the four-decade-old Usha Northern India Ladies golf title over Gurbani Singh in an exciting finish ... Read more...

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Playboy model Candice is Aishwarya fan


September 19th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) I am a big fan of Aishwarya Rai, says Playboy model Candice Boucher, who is set to make her Bollywood debut with "Aazaan" and describes ... Read more...

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Nepali father drowns daughters


August 12th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 12 (IANS) A Nepali father turned out to be the killer of his two daughters, aged nine and seven years, in western Parbat district, after cooking up an ... Read more...

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Lovato returns to red carpet


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 22 (IANS) Actress Demi Lovato has made her first red carpet appearance after a much publicised stint in rehabilitation.The 18-year-old was admitted to a clinic last year ... Read more...

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750,000 British workers to protest pension changes


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Around 750,000 public sector workers, including teachers from 17,000 schools across Britain, will stage a protest Thursday against the government's proposed changes to their pension, a ... Read more...

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Mexican rock group to perform in US


June 27th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 27 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican rock group Caifanes has announced a tour in the fall of this year that will start in the US and then move on ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Sidharth Seth grabs title at TN Open Golf


June 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 11 (IANS) Delhi golfer Sidharth Seth held his nerve and picked up the Tamil Nadu Open Amateurs at the Coimbatore Golf Course here Friday evening.Seth, who led the ... Read more...

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Juhi Chawla worried about brother’s health


May 22nd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla is distressed over the condition of her elder brother Bobby, who has been in a coma after suffering a massive stroke ... Read more...

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India need to cover all bases against Pakistan


May 10th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 10 (IANS) India will have to cover all their bases when they take on Asian Games champions Pakistan in the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here Wednesday.Asked ... Read more...

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We have to get rid of Gayle early, says Jayawardene


May 7th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) Kochi Tuskers Kerala captain Mahela Jayawardene said Saturday that brilliant form of Chris Gayle could pose problems for his team when they face Royal Challengers Bangalore ... Read more...

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India Open Super Series: Saina makes a tearful first round exit (Roundup)


April 27th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) In a sensational upset at the India Open Super Series,World No.4 and top seed Saina Nehwal made a tearful first round exit going down 17-21, ... Read more...

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Stem cell regulations shouldn’t stifle research: Indian experts


April 21st, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) India is mulling measures to regulate research in the therapeutic use of human embryonic stem cells - a field that offers promise for curing brain, nerve ... Read more...

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