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Most popular and unpopular men of London Olympics


August 7th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) While Usain Bolt is probably the most popular man in the world this week, Ashley Gill was a fraction away from making himself the most unpopular ... Read more...

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UK deploys 1,200 additional troops for Olympic security


July 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The British government will deploy an additional 1,200 troops to ensure security at the Olympic Games in London, Olympics Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday, raising the ... Read more...

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‘All in one rhythm’ slogan for Brazil World Cup


May 30th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 30 (IANS) World football's governing body FIFA announced "All in one rhythm" will be the official slogan for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.FIFA Secretary General ... Read more...

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Hostage crisis: Maoist’s wife, 26 others to be freed


April 5th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 5 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday announced the names of 27 people whose release will facilitate the freeing of an Italian and a legislator being held ... Read more...

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Hostage crisis: Odisha to release 27 prisoners (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 4 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to facilitate the release of 27 prisoners, including eight Maoists, to secure the release of an Italian tourist and a legislator, ... Read more...

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Seb Cole promises London will not become ’siege city’ during Games


December 29th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Sebastian Coe, the president of London Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee (LOCOG), has promised the local media that the capital would not turn into a ... Read more...

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Don’t participate in London Olympics: Aslam Sher Khan


December 14th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 14 (IANS) India should not participate in the London Olympics-2012 if Dow Chemicals was retained as the event's sponsor, newly elected Olympian Association of India (OAI) president Aslam Sher ... Read more...

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Mexico breaks record for most telescopes pointed at moon


December 5th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Puebla (Mexico), Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) Mexican hobbyists and astronomers broke their own Guinness record by using a total of 2,753 telescopes all around the country to simultaneously observe the moon, ... Read more...

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FIFA annuls decision to exclude Myanmar from 2018 World Cup qualifying


November 7th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by BNO News
ZURICH (BNO NEWS) -- The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) on Monday announced it will allow Myanmar to take part in the preliminary competition for the 2018 World Cup, despite an ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Kalmadi’s bail plea for May 21 (Second Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday reserved order on the bail plea of former CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, blamed for alleged irregularities in awarding the ... Read more...

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Court to decide Kalmadi’s bail plea May 21 (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday deferred to May 21 its order on the bail plea of former CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, blamed for alleged ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Kalmadi sent to judicial custody for 14 days


May 4th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): A Delhi court on Wednesday sent sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi to judicial custody for 14 days.The latest developments came after Kalmadi was ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Kalmadi to be produced in special CBI court today


May 4th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi will be produced in a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court at Patiala House today.Kalmadi's eight-day CBI ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Kalmadi sent to eight-day police custody


April 26th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi was on Tuesday sent to police custody for eight days.Kalmadi was on Monday arrested by CBI on charges ... Read more...

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Kalmadi arrested on evidence found against him: Dikshit


April 26th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday said the arrest of former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi is based on evidence and punishment ... Read more...

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Kalmadi to be produced in special CBI court today


April 26th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi will be produced in a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court at Patiala House today.Kalmadi was ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Congress suspends Kalmadi


April 25th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Congress on Monday suspended Suresh Kalmadi after the party MP from Pune was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged role in connection ... Read more...

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Former India’s Commonwealth Games chief arrested for corruption


April 25th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The former organizing committee chief of the India's 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) on Monday was attested over corruption charges, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.Suresh ... Read more...

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Opposition terms Kalmadi’s arrest as belated


April 25th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) reacting to the arrest of sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh ... Read more...

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Dikshit refuses to comment on Kalmadi’s arrest


April 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday refused to comment on the arrest of Suresh Kalmadi, former chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC).Kalmadi was ... Read more...

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CBI confirms Kalmadi’s arrest, says he will be produced in court tomorrow


April 25th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday afternoon formally announced the arrest of sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi for his alleged role ... Read more...

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Kalmadi’s lawyer denies report of his arrest


April 25th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.25 (ANI): Sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi' lawyer has denied reports of his arrest in connection with his role in the AM Films and TSR scams."Suresh ... Read more...

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CBI arrests Kalmadi for role in CWG scams


April 25th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.25 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi in connection with his role in the AM Films and ... Read more...

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London 2012 Olympic team release first green report


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): London 2012 Olympic games organizers have published the first environment report and have claimed they can deliver the world's first "truly sustainable" Olympic Games.The report says it aims ... Read more...

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Unesco meet to discuss developments in publishing sector


April 19th, 2011 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
Paris, April 19 (IANS) Unesco will hold its second World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries (FOCUS 2011) from June 6-8 in the Italian city of Monza, it was announced ... Read more...

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Ski Halfpipe to be part of 2014 Olympics


April 7th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sochi, April 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The International Olympic Committee has voted that men and women Ski Halfpipe will be part of the events during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. The ... Read more...

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Shunglu committee criticises GoM role in CWG


April 1st, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The V.K. Shunglu committee, which probed alleged irregularities in the preparations for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, has lambasted the role of the Group of Ministers ... Read more...

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Vijayalakshmy Gupta takes over as Secretary (Defence Finance)


April 1st, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): Vijayalakshmy K Gupta, an Indian Defense Accounts Service (IDAS) officer of 1974 batch, has taken over as Secretary (Defence Finance) following the retirement of Nita Kapoor.Gupta ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Shunglu panel likely to submit three more reports


March 29th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): The Shunglu Committee, appointed by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is likely to submit three more reports today on irregularities related to Commonwealth Games (CWG) venues ... Read more...

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BJP wants Shunglu Committee report on Commonwealth Games tabled in Parliament


March 25th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party walked out of the Lok Sabha today, over the Government's delay in tabling the Shunglu Committee report, probing the alleged irregularities in the ... Read more...

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Miss Mega Northeast Contest showcases unity among all


March 21st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Mar 21 (ANI): The recently held Miss Mega Northeast Contest set a perfect example of unity among all, as talents across the region participating in the event promoted cultural exchange among ... Read more...

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Mobile phones, picnics and music banned at London Olympics


March 18th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.18 (ANI): The London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games (Locog), has said water bottles, mobile phones and sandwiches could be banned during the Olympics for security reasons.A Locog spokesman said: ... Read more...

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Australian producers accuse BBC of stealing their ideas


March 16th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.16 (ANI): The BBC is facing the prospect of legal action as it has been accused of bearing a strong resemblance to the Australian mockumentary series.The British comedy series "Twenty Twelve", ... Read more...

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All involved in CWG scam must be quizzed: Kalmadi


March 15th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi, who was quizzed by the CBI for second time today in connection with alleged financial irregularities related to the ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Defiant Kalmadi says ready to face any probe


March 5th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Mar 5 (ANI): Former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi, who is under fire for alleged financial mismanagement in the conduct of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, asserting that ... Read more...

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