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Ritu to lead India in Champions Challenge 1


September 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Ritu Rani will lead the Indian team in the Women's Electric Ireland Hockey Champions Challenge 1 Dublin from Sep 29 to Oct 7 at the ... Read more...

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Last chance for archers to qualify for Olympics


June 12th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's three-man archery recurve team is leaving for Ogden in the US in the wee hours of Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to qualify for ... Read more...

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Pakistan to open 30 new passport offices abroad


December 9th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan will open 30 new passport offices in 21 countries to help overseas Pakistanis, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said.Malik said Thursday that three months time has ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey invests in technology to improve players’ fitness


July 6th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided to invest in technology in a bid to bring the national team at par with the world's best sides ... Read more...

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Hockey will be the best at CWG: Baskaran


September 28th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The hockey event will provide the highest level of competition at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games considering the quality of teams in the fray, says ... Read more...

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Top four finishers at the World Cup football


July 11th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 11 (DPA) All the top four finishers at the World Cup football. 1930: Uruguay, Argentina, no play-off for third place1934: Italy, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Austria1938: Italy, Hungary, Brazil, Sweden1950: Uruguay, Brazil, Sweden, ... Read more...

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Rising man-made noise pollution levels threatening fish


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Rising levels of man-made noise pollution are threatening fish, according to scientists.The researchers reviewed the impact on fish species around the world of noises made by oil and ... Read more...

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India get a tough draw in women’s hockey World Cup


May 20th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India have been clubbed with defending World and Olympic champions the Netherlands, Germany, Australia, Japan and New Zealand in the women's hockey WOrld Cup at Rosario, Argentina ... Read more...

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Indian women’s hockey team in tough World Cup pool


May 4th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 4 (IANS) India are placed in Group A along with defending champions the Netherlands in the 2010 women's hockey World Cup to be held in Rosario, Argentina, from Aug 29 ... Read more...

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Travelogue across Europe by a Punjabi girl


March 13th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 13(ANI): A travel and food columnist Puneetinder Kaur Sidhu has encapsulated her inexpensive travel experiences in Europe in her forthcoming travelogue, 'Adrift: A junket junkie in Europe'.Literally adrift with ... Read more...

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Korea win in vain; Netherlands, Germany through to semis (Lead)


March 9th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Asian champions Korea fought valiantly to beat the Netherlands 2-1 but still missed the semi-final berth as the European powerhouse scraped through on goal difference ... Read more...

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Argentina upset New Zealand with a second-half goal (Lead)


March 7th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Facundo Callioni's fine second-half strike led Argentina to a shock 1-0 win over New Zealand and made the Black Sticks' chances of making to the ... Read more...

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European giants Germany and Netherlands clash on Delhi turf


March 6th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) History favours holders Germany while current form points to the Netherlands as the two European titans battle it out for Pool A honours ... Read more...

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Netherlands-Germany clash will be a battle of tactics, says Dutch coach


March 6th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Dutch coach Michel van den Huevel feels his team's next clash with defending champions Germany in the Hockey World Cup here Sunday will be a battle of ... Read more...

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India lands 8th spot in ‘20 best looking nations’ list, America tops


February 17th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): India has landed the eight spot in a new list of 20 best looking nations, which concluded that Americans are the most attractive looking people in the ... Read more...

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EU seeks to gain clout in climate-change debate


January 17th, 2010 - 6:55 am ICT by IANS
Seville (Spain), Jan 17 (DPA) European Union countries struggled Saturday to reach a consensus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to regain influence in the global debate on climate change ... Read more...

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Stage set in Cape Town for nail-biting World Cup draw


December 3rd, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 3 (DPA) The stage is set and the trophy has arrived in Cape Town for South Africa's last major test on the road to hosting the football World ... Read more...

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FIFA confirms seeded teams for World Cup draw


December 2nd, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 2 (DPA) Football's world governing body FIFA Wednesday confirmed the seeded teams for the World Cup draw Friday. World champions Italy, European champions Spain, Brazil, the Netherlands, Germany, Argentina ... Read more...

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Tata Steel raises $500 mn in biggest Indian GDR in London


July 27th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Tata Steel, one of the world's leading steel companies, Monday raised $500 million on the London Stock Exchange - the largest ever Indian Global Depository Receipt (GDR) offering ... Read more...

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Dutch organisers of successful ‘masked orgy party’ planning more sex parties


July 20th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): After the masked orgy party in a stately home near Bristol became a huge success, its organisers have been encouraged to plan more and are looking for new ... Read more...

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Weather holds key in junior World hockey: Bansal


June 2nd, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Adapting to energy-sapping steamy weather conditions in Singapore and Malaysia will be key to India's title hopes in the junior hockey World Cup starting June 7, says ... Read more...

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Punjab Gold Cup: India go down to Germany, Netherlands in final (Lead)


February 6th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 6 (IANS) Hosts India tasted their first defeat as they went down 2-4 to Olympic champions Germany in the Punjab Gold Cup hockey tournament at Sector-42 stadium here Friday.Germany, thus, ... Read more...

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Politics of hatred has left India bleeding (Comment)


December 30th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
The year 2008 can easily be marked as an unforgettable year in the annals of Indian christianity for the simple reason that the Christian community here faced its most trying and ... Read more...

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US ready for first Black President, finds global UK survey


October 28th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Seventy four percent UK citizens think that the United States is ready for a Black president, a survey has found.The Readers Digest survey found 70 percent of ... Read more...

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India stories bring British national visiting in German Army truck


August 11th, 2008 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) Driving a heavy German Army truck, equipped with a kitchen, refrigerator, bedroom, bathroom and cooling system, a British national has set out on a journey across ... Read more...

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Ranbaxy sales may double by 2011 on Pfizer settlement


July 29th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arjun Sen New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India's largest drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories could see its global sales double by 2011 following the settlement of a patent dispute with Pfizer Inc involving ... Read more...

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Germany fights dreaded Chinese beetle


June 20th, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
DPA Braunschweig (Germany), June 20 (DPA) A Germany-wide infestation of the citrus longhorned beetle, a major tree pest, has been blamed on a shipment of bargain-price maple trees from China to the Netherlands. ... Read more...

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Erectile dysfunction may be portal into mens health


June 17th, 2008 - 12:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): According to a new study, men with erectile dysfunction should be tested for testosterone deficiency and metabolic syndrome, because both the conditions commonly occur together.Erectile dysfunction is ... Read more...

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Scientists warn selling carbon offsets from ocean iron fertilization is premature


January 11th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): An international team of scientists, which include signatories from India, have issued a warning that it is too early to sell carbon offsets from ocean iron fertilization.Other signatories ... Read more...

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