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Manipur win U-17 girls Subroto Cup


September 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Oriental English School, Manipur got the better of Government Mizo High School, Mizoram by a solitary goal to lift the inaugural All India Subroto Cup ... Read more...

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US sides with China’s opponents, says daily


September 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) The US directly or indirectly sides with China's opponents in disputes China has with its neighbours, said a state-run Chinese daily Wednesday.An article in the Op-Ed ... Read more...

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We are eager to do well in World T20: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday said it was important for the team to do well in the World Twenty20 tournament after the triumph ... Read more...

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India U-16 lose second football friendly


September 12th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian team, presently training here for the final phase of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Tournament later this month, lost 2-1 to the UAE ... Read more...

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Russia’s women retain chess Olympiad title


September 10th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's women defended their Chess Olympiad title in Istanbul over the weekend with a 4-0 thrashing of Kazakhstan edging them past China.Russia had trailed China ... Read more...

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Menezes to keep same squad for China friendly


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes has ruled out making major changes to his team for Monday's international friendly against China in Recife city.The match follows ... Read more...

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Non-playing Arshavin out of Russia plans


September 8th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal's Andrei Arshavin will stay out of the Russia team he used to captain unless he starts playing regular club football, Russia coach Fabio ... Read more...

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Portugal is Russia’s group nemesis


September 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's two World Cup qualifiers against Portugal will decide the winner of Group F, former Russian goalkeeper Vyacheslav Malafeev said.But the 33-year-old Zenit St. ... Read more...

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Dr. Obama’s Republican prescription


September 7th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) "Have a surplus? Try a tax cut." "Deficit too high? Try another." "Feel a cold coming on? Take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Don’t play with fire, Mamata warns opponents


August 28th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday warned her detractors and opponents not to play with fire by fomenting riots in the state.Addressing the foundation ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Kazakhstan’s Sapiyev wins welterweight gold


August 12th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstani boxer Serik Sapiyev won gold in the men's welterweight (69 kg) category Sunday, dominating Britain's local hero Freddie Evans 17-9 in front of the ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: Australia beat Britain to win bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australia beat Britain 3-1 to claim the bronze medal in the men's Olympic field hockey tournament at the Riverbank Arena here Saturday.Simon Orchard of Australia ... Read more...

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Egypt’s buried hands may be ancient trophies


August 11th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Sixteen buried hands uncovered recently in Egypt could be trophies victorious warriors took after battle 3,600 years ago, say experts.Researchers believe the discovery is the earliest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Olympic bronze: Heavyweights Pulev and Mammadov win bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bulgaria's Tervel Pulev and Azerbaijan's Teymur Mammadov won bronze in the men's Olympic 91kg boxing here Friday after losing their respective semi-finals.Ukraine's Olexander Usyk ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Geeta in repechage (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Wrestler Geeta Phogat got into the repechage round after Canadian Tonya Lynn Verbeek, who had defeated the Indian in the first round, went on to qualify ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Geeta Phogat loses opening fight


August 9th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India's Geeta Phogat lost to Tonya Lynn Verbeek of Canada 1-3 in the opening round of the Olympic women's 55kg wrestling event here Sunday.The fight was ... Read more...

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May-Treanor Olympic win creates a buzz


August 6th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) May-Treanor came out victorious in her volleyball games match over her opponents namely Sanne Keizer and Marleen Van Lersel. She managed to beat them and the news ... Read more...

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Liam Gallagher buys a house in New York


August 6th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liam Gallagher has come up with a surprise that really caught the eyes of many. He bought a house, which is situated in New York at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Olympic badminton: Russia earns first medal in women’s doubles


August 4th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pair Valeria Sorokina and Nina Vislova crushed Canadians Alex Bruce and Li Michele to take the Olympic badminton bronze in the women's doubles Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Olympics archery: Rahul, Jayanta, Swuro bow out (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Rahul Banerjee secured a rare win for India before being eliminated in the second round to join compatriots Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro out of the ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Jayanta, Swuro miss mark (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro lost to their respective American opponents in contrasting fashion to exit the archery individual event at the London Olympics here Tuesday.Talukdar ... Read more...

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15-years-old swimmer wins gold at the London Olympics


July 31st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The long awaited Olympic Games have come into dawn with a lot of surprises that have uplifted the participants and the countries at large. Among the games ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Bombayala bows out of individual event


July 30th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian archer Laishram Bombayala Devi lost her round-of-32 match against Mexico's Aida Roman 2-6 to bow out of the London Olympics here Monday.Though Bombayala edged out ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Russia beats Britain


July 29th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's women's volleyball team beat Britain in straight sets in their opening Olympic group stage match here Saturday.Russia prevailed 25-19, 25-10, 25-16 against Britain, who ... Read more...

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Olympics: Second seed Xue/Zhang lose beach volleyball opener


July 28th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Beijing Olympic bronze medallists Xue Chen and Zhang Xi of China were defeated Saturday by Russian duo Anastasia Vasina and Anna Vozakova in the opener of ... Read more...

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Olympics: Chinese paddler Zhang says first match crucial


July 27th, 2012 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Olympic table tennis top seed Zhang Jike is fully focusing on preparations for his first match, which he said is "very crucial" to his quest for ... Read more...

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Zenit kick off title defence with Amkar win


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A brace from Alexander Kerzhakov helped reigning Russian football champions Zenit St. Petersburg open their title defence with a 2-0 defeat of Amkar Perm Sunday.Kerzhakov, ... Read more...

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Focus is on maintaining my form: Mary Kom


July 21st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) India's five-time world champion female boxer M.C. Mary Kom said that she is fully prepared to take on the best pugilists at the London Olympic Games, ... Read more...

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Indian boxers are fearless: Sandhu


July 21st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) India's chief boxing coach Gurbux Singh Sandhu said Saturday that his wards are fearless and have tremendous self confidence and self belief that could work wonders ... Read more...

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Anzhi’s opponents better prepared: Hiddink


July 16th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala coach Guus Hiddink says Hungarian minnows FC Honved are the better prepared side for their Europa League second qualifying round, first-leg clash Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Chinese women’s judo team making progress: Coach


July 10th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) The Chinese women's judo team is making progress before the upcoming London Olympic Games, head coach Fu Guoyi said here Tuesday."Our judokas are making some progress," ... Read more...

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India beat South Africa 6-5 in hockey Test


July 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
La Albericia (Spain), July 9 (IANS) India defeated South Africa 6-5 in a thrilling third hockey Test here Sunday night. Strikers Shivendra Singh (13th, 38th minute), Dharamvir Singh (19th, 21st ... Read more...

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Russia avoids US, draws Spain in Olympic basketball


July 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has avoided the United States but has been drawn in a group with European champions Spain for the men's Olympic basketball tournament.The Russians secured ... Read more...

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Paes-Vesnina beat top seeds to enter Wimbledon final


July 8th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina upstaged top seeds Bob Bryan and Liezel Huber to enter the mixed doubles final at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Paes-Vesnina in Wimbledon mixed doubles semis (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina beat unseeded Paul Hanley and Alla Kudryavtseva to stroll into the mixed doubles semifinals of the ... Read more...

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