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Vice President Ansari welcomed by Rajya Sabha


August 13th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Vice President M. Hamid Ansari was Monday welcomed by Rajya Sabha members as he attended the upper house as chairman for the first day ... Read more...

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Penn state opens practice


August 6th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Penn, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Penn State has now returned to their field activities after a long offseason. They are now undertaking their filed practices. The head coach who is ... Read more...

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Mamata scores major points against Left (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 4th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee scored some major political points against her arch rival Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) when its labour wing, the Centre ... Read more...

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Majewski defends Olympic shot put title


August 4th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's Tomasz Majewski retained his Olympic shot put title Friday, snatching gold by just three centimeters with a throw of 21.89 meters.Majewski, 30, had led ... Read more...

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Yahoo launches dedicated Olympic page


July 13th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Yahoo India launched a dedicated destination for the London Olympics 2012. The company has brought together a panel of experts comprising of Olympic gold medallists ... Read more...

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No London berth for Olympic decathlon champion Clay


June 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) US decathlon great Bryan Clay has been denied a chance to defend his title at the 2012 London Olympics after being disqualified at the trials.Clay stumbled ... Read more...

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Dottie Sandusky takes witness stand at husband’s trial


June 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bellefonte, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
Dottie Sandusky, Jerry Sandusky’s wife, has taken the witness stand on Tuesday to defend her husband against charges that he sexually abused several minors and teenagers at the ... Read more...

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Early polls? Mamata says she didn’t say that (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANF) Shortly after the Congress rebutted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's reported comment that India may see early Lok Sabha elections, the Trinamool Congress denied ... Read more...

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Irish cricketer Kevin disappointed at missing IPL


May 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Ireland cricketer Kevin O'Brien, who holds the record for the fastest century in the World Cup, is disappointed at missing the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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‘Obese women receive lower starting salaries’


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 2 (IANS) Obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and also receive lower starting salaries than their slim colleagues, an Australian study ... Read more...

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Dumped by girlfriend, man feeds her hamster to dog


April 26th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) A 22-year-old Briton, who was dumped by his girlfriend after a six-year relationship, hurled the woman's pet hamster against a wall and stamped it to death ... Read more...

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Trivedi’s rail fare hike rationale absurd: Trinamool MP


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) On the day when newly sworn-in Railway Minister Mukul Roy announced a roll back in the rail passenger fare hike in the Lok Sabha, Trinamool ... Read more...

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Trinamool Congress says budget is ‘tolerable’


March 16th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Friday said the union budget for 2012-13 was "tolerable"."Tolerable", Trinamool MP Derek O' Brien said in a terse one word response ... Read more...

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Trivedi proposes, but his own Trinamool opposes


March 14th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Proposing the first fare hike in 10 years, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi may have earned praise from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the latest ... Read more...

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Trinamool demands fare hike withdrawal (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday opposed the fare hike announced by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, who is from the same party, saying it wanted a roll-back."We ... Read more...

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Trinamool demands fare hike rollback (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday opposed the rail fare hike announced Wednesday by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, who is from the same party, and sought a ... Read more...

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We want to expand nationally: Trinamool


March 7th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) Buoyed with its success in Manipur, where it emerged as the second largest party winning seven seats in the assembly polls, the Trinamool Congress Wednesday ... Read more...

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Happy with our Manipur show: Trinamool MP


March 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Expressing happiness with his party emerging as the second largest outfit in Manipur with seven seats in its maiden electoral foray, Trinamool Congress MP Derek ... Read more...

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Ireland drop O’Brien as he opts for Bangladesh T20 League


February 10th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 10 (IANS) Ireland cricket selectors have left wicket-keeper Niall O'Brien out of the side going to Kenya as he was not available for the entire duration of the ... Read more...

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List of unsold players in the IPL auction-5


February 4th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The following is the list of unsold players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction-5 here Saturday:James Anderson - base price $300,000 Tamim Iqbal - base price ... Read more...

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Fossils reveal 500 million-year-old tulip-shaped creature


January 19th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 19 (IANS) A tulip-shaped creature inhabiting ocean depths more than 500 million years ago has emerged from the famous Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale in the Canadian Rockies. Named ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan MPs hold talks on improving trade


January 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani parliamentarians Tuesday discussed ways to improve trade and economic relations between the two countries.At the Pakistan-India Parliamentarians' Dialogue-III in Islamabad, the ... Read more...

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15 Indian MPs reach Pakistan for talks


January 16th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) A 15-member multi-party parliamentary delegation from India has arrived in Pakistan to take part in the third round of the Pakistan-India Parliamentarians' Dialogue.The two-day dialogue ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lokpal bill now in freeze, but discourse gets hotter (Roundup)


December 30th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Lokpal bill, which dominated public discourse for much of the year, appeared to have gone into cold storage Friday but the rhetoric got ... Read more...

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Sad day for democracy: Trinamool


December 30th, 2011 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Thursday said the adjournment sine die of the Rajya Sabha without vote on the Lokpal bill was shameful and a sad day ... Read more...

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Will move amendment on Lokpal: Trinamool


December 29th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Unhappy over the issue of setting up of state Lokayuktas, the Trinamool Congress Thursday said that it would move an amendment in the Rajya ... Read more...

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Gayle smashes Sydney to their second win in Big Bash


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 23 (IANS) Explosive West Indies batsman Chris Gayle blasted an unbeaten 100 off just 54 balls to help Sydney Thunder overhaul Adelaide Strikers score of 155 for eight ... Read more...

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Working moms happier than stay-at-home moms


December 13th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) Moms who hold jobs are healthier and happier than those who stay at home during their children's infancy and pre-school years.Researchers analysed the National Institute for ... Read more...

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Governor ignores Chinese objection, attends Dalai talk (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Ignoring reported Chinese objections, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Thursday attended a lecture addressed by the Dalai Lama who said some Chinese officials considered him ... Read more...

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Some Chinese officials consider me as a demon: Dalai Lama


December 1st, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Amid reported objections raised by the Chinese consulate to top government officials attending his speech, the Dalai Lama Thursday said some Chinese officials considered him ... Read more...

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Lee-Hesh win to stay alive in World Tour finals doubles


November 24th, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Three-time former finalists and fourth seeds, India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes, beat seventh-seeded Austrian Jurgen Melzer and German Philipp Petzschner 7-5, 6-3 in their Group ... Read more...

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Intestinal stem cells can increase gut size


October 31st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) Adult stem cells can reshape our organs to keep up with bodily changes, a finding that potentially paves the way for more effective treatment of diabetes ... Read more...

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Wales, France enter semis of Rugby World Cup


October 8th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 8 (IANS) Wales stormed into the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand with a 22-10 victory over Ireland Saturday. France beat higher-ranked England 19-12 in ... Read more...

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South Australia to bat against RCB


October 5th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 5 (IANS) South Australian Redbacks won the toss and chose to bat against Royal Challengers Bangalore in a Champions League T20 Group B match at the M. Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: South Australia Redbacks vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Champions League


September 28th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the match between South Australia Redbacks and Kolkata Knight Riders in the Champions League Twenty20 at the Rajiv Gandhi ... Read more...

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