Congress complains to Bengal governor about law and order

July 17th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (I ANS) In a snub towards alliance partner Trinamool Congress, Congress leaders in West Bengal Monday submitted a memorandum to Governor M.K. Narayanan expressing concern over the alleged ... Read more...

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Spooky tales from the hills

July 10th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Ghosts from Shimla's past are back to haunt this picturesque hill town. Shimla-based writer Minakshi Chaudhry has come out with another set of 16 spooky ... Read more...

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Kenyan police nab over 130 immigrants

July 10th, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 10 (IANS) A total of 133 foreigners, including two Pakistanis and a Briton, have been arrested by Kenyan police in a major security swoop, as the east ... Read more...

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Knight Riders lift IPL trophy for first time (Lead)

May 28th, 2012 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Manvinder Sultansingh Bisla justified his late inclusion with a brilliant knock of 89 that carried Kolkata Knight Riders to a memorable five-wicket victory against Chennai ... Read more...

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MNF chief Zoramthanga blames EVMs for defeat of regional parties

May 17th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 17 (IANS) Mizo National Front (MNF) president and former Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga Thursday blamed the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) for defeat of regional parties like ... Read more...

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Nitish demands immediate withdrawal of NCTC

May 5th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Demanding an immediate withdrawal of the order for creation of the NCTC, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday said the notification suffered from several legal ... Read more...

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Gurgaon shops, brace for ‘girlcott’ onslaught!

April 11th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 11 (IANS) Enough of slogans and silent candlelight marches. Tired of crimes against women and the administration's attitude, a bunch of women in Gurgaon is about to ... Read more...

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We need to train hard: Gilchrist

April 9th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 9 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab needs to train harder to get their campaign back on track, captain Adam Gilchrist said after his team's second successive loss in the ... Read more...

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Royal Challengers beat Daredevils by 20 runs (Second Lead)

April 7th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 7 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Daredevils by 20 runs in their first match in the fifth season of Indian Premier League (IPL) at a jam-packed Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

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Champions League: Milan draw with Barcelona, Bayern blank Marseille

March 29th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, March 29 (IANS) AC Milan held Barcelona to a 0-0 draw with their resilient defence in the first leg of the teams' Champions League quarterfinal at San Siro ... Read more...

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WSH: Cheetahs win to remain on course

March 29th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Chennai Cheetahs came up with a late surge to turn back a 1-3 deficit and score a 6-4 win against Delhi Wizards here Wednesday to remain ... Read more...

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Rhino killed in South Africa

March 3rd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 3 (IANS) A rhinoceros was killed and two others were critically injured after poachers struck at a game farm in South Africa, authorities said.Despite an intensified crackdown, ... Read more...

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Guwahati reptiles withstand urbanization onslaught

February 2nd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 2 (IANS) Despite rapid urbanization, the herpetofauna population of Guwahati has not been severely affected. There are some 63 species of herpetiles in this Assam city."This is good ... Read more...

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Bihar has Rs.140 bn unutilized central funds

January 27th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 27 (IANS) Of the central funds it received, Bihar utilized just 50 percent in the first 10 months of this fiscal, leaving the state -- riding high on ... Read more...

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Huntsman quits US presidential race

January 17th, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) US Republican candidate Jon Huntsman Monday announced to quit his presidential bid while endorsing his one-time rival Mitt Romney.Huntsman, the former Utah governor and ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Raonic to meet Tipsarevic in final (Lead)

January 7th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Fourth seeded Canadian Milos Raonic aced his way past World No.10 Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 6-4, to set up a title clash with top seed Janko Tipsarevic ... Read more...

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Tendulkar closing in on 100th international ton (Lead)

January 6th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Batting great Sachin Tendulkar was nearing his 100th international ton as India made 243 for three in the second innings, trailing Australia by 225 runs, ... Read more...

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India stability factor for region, key to Afghan solution: Germany

December 8th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Describing India as the "stability anchor" for the South Asian region, Germany Thursday said the international community needs "more" of this country and welcomed New ... Read more...

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Cold shuts schools in Kashmir, Leh freezes at minus 11

December 5th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) Winter continued its relentless onslaught in Jammu and Kashmir with authorities closing down schools in the Kashmir Valley till Class 8 and the Ladakh region shivering ... Read more...

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Florida State routs Boston College

November 4th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Boston College were humiliated 38-7 by Florida State on Thursday night. The loss ended the dreams of Boston in reaching the Bowl this season. This will ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians’ character will be tested against Super Kings

September 23rd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) It will be a test of character for Mumbai Indians who will be going into their Champions League T20 opener against title holders the Chennai ... Read more...

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Dengue toll reaches 29 in Pakistan’s Punjab province

September 16th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The onslaught of dengue is still on in Pakistan's Punjab province with 29 people having succumbed to the disease so far and 5,500 cases confirmed in ... Read more...

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India trounce China 5-0 in Asian Champions hockey

September 3rd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ordos (China), Sep 3 (IANS) India recorded a convincing 5-0 victory against hosts China to begin their campaign in style in the men's Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament here Saturday. ... Read more...

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Irene remains dangerous: Obama

August 29th, 2011 - 5:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Sunday that Irene which had been downgraded from a category one hurricane to tropical storm is still "dangerous" as the ... Read more...

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O’Brien hoping for an encore of Bangalore knock

August 25th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Ireland's charismatic batsman Kevin O'Brien said he would love to tonk the England side the way he did in Bangalore in the World Cup when the ... Read more...

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RIM unveils five new BlackBerries

August 3rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 3 (IANS) In its biggest ever global launch of smart phones, Research In Motion (RIM) Wednesday unveiled five new BlackBerry models running on its new BlackBerry 7 Operating ... Read more...

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Now Apple goes after BlackBerry’s enterprise base

July 12th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 12 (IANS) As BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) co-CEOs face jittery investors Tuesday at the annual meeting amid the company's declining market share, Apple has stepped up ... Read more...

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Alonso wins British Grand Prix, Force India draw blank

July 10th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, July 10 (IANS) Fernando Alonso recorded his and Ferrari's maiden victory this season by winning the British Grand Prix here Sunday while Force India drivers Adrian Sutil and Paul ... Read more...

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21 percent plunge in BlackBerry stock

June 18th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) In the biggest one-day fall in its fortunes Friday, the BlackBerry company Research In Motion (RIM) plunged about 21 percent - or more than $7 per ... Read more...

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Karat seeks TDP support in protest over Bengal violence

June 13th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Monday sought the support of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in its campaign against the violence ... Read more...

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Ramdev propped up by communal, political forces: Congress (Lead)

June 5th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,June 5 (IANS) Terming yoga guru Baba Ramdev a person propped up by "communal and political forces rejected by the electorate", the Congress party Sunday decided to hold public ... Read more...

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Warriors prevail over Chennai Spikers in Indian Volleyball League

June 5th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jun 5 (IANS) Maratha Warriors, winners of the first-leg, continued their onslaught in the Indian Volleyball League as they defeated Chennai Spikers 15-25, 25-21, 26-24, 16-25, 15-10, here Sunday ... Read more...

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Beaches hit by tar balls, Goa tracking rogue vessels

May 24th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 24 (IANS) With a fresh wave of tar balls hitting Benaulim beach, the authorities say they are inching closer to the rogue vessels which have been releasing spent ... Read more...

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Revolutionary jab to halt Alzheimer’s may be available within two years

April 23rd, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Scientists have made one of the biggest potential breakthroughs in the search for Alzheimer's treatments.A revolutionary jab that could stop the onslaught of the disease may be available ... Read more...

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Delhi Daredevils taste first win in IPL-4 (Lead)

April 17th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils tasted their maiden win in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after they clinched a thrilling three-wicket win against ... Read more...

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