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No threat to Nasheed’s life: Maldivian panel


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Maldivian human rights panel has said that there was no assassination threat to former president Mohamed Nasheed in February this year when he was ... Read more...

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Twitter blamed for Olympic cyclic coverage issues


July 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The organizers of the Olympic games have blamed Twitter for apparently disrupting the coverage of the cycling road races. The organizers reiterate that viewers of the ... Read more...

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Dhoni hoping for positive start for team in Sri Lanka


July 17th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Admitting that break from cricket was very welcome, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni emphasised the need to win the series against Sri Lanka that would help ... Read more...

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British kids cannot escape Maths, English any more


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) The British government is all set to ensure that pupils in the country do not skip learning Mathematics and English, as they will now be forced ... Read more...

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Ganguly-led technical committee calls for Ranji overhaul


June 12th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee of the Indian cricket board Tuesday called for overhauling the Ranji Trophy and recommended doing away with the Elite and Plate ... Read more...

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Antony campaigns, showers praise on Chandy government


May 29th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 29 (IANS) Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday opined that Kerala was on course to becoming the number one state in the country on account of a very ... Read more...

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We have the team to beat anyone: Sangakkara


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) Battered and bruised in the early part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign, the Deccan Chargers still entertain hopes of pulling off a win ... Read more...

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Balaji confident of success in Ranji Trophy final


January 18th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu skipper Lakshmipathy Balaji Wednesday struck a note of confidence as he felt he has the team to win the Ranji Trophy final against holders ... Read more...

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Button, Hamilton excited at racing in Indian GP


October 21st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The two Vodafone McLaren Mercedes drivers, Jenso Button and Lewis Hamilton, are obviously very excited at the prospect of racing at the spanking new Buddh ... Read more...

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We bowled well in the end: Dhoni


September 29th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sept 29 (IANS) A relieved Mahendra Singh Dhoni, skipper of the Chennai Super Kings, said his team's bowling in the last four overs contributed hugely to the four-wicket win ... Read more...

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‘Underdogs’ Cape Cobras in with a chance: Kemp


September 19th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) South African T20 champions Cape Cobras seemed to be reconciled to the thought that their team begin the Champions League tournament this weekend as underdogs, but ... Read more...

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Mukherjee regrets unavailibility of Hindi copy of speech


August 27th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A brief ruckus was witnessed in the Rajya Sabha Saturday as members expressed dissatisfaction over Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's opening speech on the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Ways to bypass parliamentary procedures: Prashant Bhushan


August 26th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) With an all-party meeting rejecting the bypassing of parliamentary procedures for holding discussions on the Lokpal Bill, Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan Friday said ... Read more...

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New chief for Ishrat Jahan probe team


July 15th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 15 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday appointed a new head for its special investigation team (SIT) probing the Ishrat Jahan suspected staged shoot-out case.A bench of ... Read more...

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My philosophy is quite simple, help the players: Fletcher


May 13th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) India's newly appointed coach Duncan Fletcher said Friday that he would adopt the same coaching philosophy that he had advised his predecessor Gary Kirsten when the ... Read more...

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90 percent happy with Delhi Metro


April 17th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Around 90 percent of commuters are satisfied with the quality of Delhi Metro services, according to a survey conducted by the company and released Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Sachin deserves Bharat Ratna: Dhoni


April 6th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 6 (IANS) If any Indian cricketer deserves the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, it is batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Wednesday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Kerala budgets didn’t do justice to NRIs, says Issac (Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) State Finance Minister Thomas Issac, who presented his sixth consecutive budget Thursday, opined that his budgets have not been able to do full justice to the Non-Resident Keralites."Let ... Read more...

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Protect witnesses in Ishrat Jahan case, says court (Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday said that the Ishrat Jahan staged shootout case was of national importance and directed that police witnesses should be placed where they would ... Read more...

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PCB’s decision not to name Pak skipper for World Cup “strange practice”: Akram


January 20th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 20(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has expressed surprise over the Pakistan Cricket Board's decision to withhold the name of the captain while announcing the final 15-member squad for next ... Read more...

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‘Rampant development a threat to Indian forests’, says Ramesh


January 5th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday termed the rampant development as the greatest threat to the forests, flora and fauna in the ... Read more...

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Moores sacking came at the right time: Pietersen


December 31st, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen Friday said his team would not have retained the Ashes had he not been in the forefront of a campaign to remove former coach ... Read more...

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US must support India’s Security Council bid: McCain (Lead)


November 6th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) The US should support India's bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, Republican Senator John McCain, who lost the race for the White House ... Read more...

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Kashmir issue ‘tough nut’ to crack: Musharraf


October 9th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): The Kashmir issue is a "tough nut" to crack because it requires 'sincerity', "boldness" and 'flexibility' from both India and Pakistan to amicably reach a solution, former ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Shane Mosley And Sergio Mora Fight End In Draw


September 19th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Sep 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was one of those anticipated big bouts that fans eagerly wait for months, but on Saturday night the Sergio Mora Vs. Shane Mosley ... Read more...

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Muslims In America Facing Workplace Bias Even More Than 2001


September 14th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent report claims that there has been a resurgence in the discrimination of Muslim workers at workplaces in America. The anti-Muslim sentiment at workplace that ... Read more...

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No overtime under industrial disputes act: Court


August 7th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) A state government employee is not entitled to claim overtime or other benefits under the Industrial Disputes Act, the Gujarat High court has ruled. A single judge bench of ... Read more...

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Court seeks information on declaring begging an offence


July 29th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 29 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday asked the central and the state governments to submit their report, within three weeks, on the proposed action to create public awareness that ... Read more...

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Obama will pull out of Afghanistan for economic reasons: Gul


July 17th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 17 (ANI): A former director-general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has said that U.S.President Barack Obama will pull out American troops from Afghanistan for economic reasons rather than for ... Read more...

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‘Acquittal on benefit of doubt not grounds for dismissal’


July 10th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 9 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday ruled that the acquittal of an individual on benefit of doubt cannot be the ground for his dismissal from government service. The ruling ... Read more...

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Four held for bid to sell elephant tusk


July 8th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Four men have been arrested in here for trying to sell an elephant tusk weighing six kg and worth around Rs.12 lakh, police said Thursday. They were ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi dismisses reports of taking political retirement


June 28th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), June 28 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Monday refuted reports about his quitting active politics describing them as rumors.Interacting with media persons on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Imran Khan too says, ‘Talks are better than no talks, but Kashmir issue needs to be first resolved’


June 26th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashIslamabad, June 25 (ANI): Former cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Friday said till Kashmir issue was resolved India and Pakistan are likely to keep going around the same things again ... Read more...

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Verma expected to be re-elected BAI president


June 12th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) V.K. Verma's reign as the president of the Badminton Association of India (BAI) is likely to continue as he is expected to be re-elected at Sunday's annual general ... Read more...

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Militancy graph has risen in Jammu-Kashmir: Omar


May 11th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nagrota (Jammu and Kashmir), May 11 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday admitted that the graph of militancy has risen in the region as compared to the last ... Read more...

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