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Chess: Russia outwit India to take lead


August 18th, 2012 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Top seeds Russia came up with a determined show as they downed India 'A' in the seventh round of the TATA 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa attacks home ministry on NCTC


May 5th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Rejecting the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in its present form, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday blasted the home ministry, saying it ... Read more...

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Vaibhav Suri among leaders in Chennai Open chess


January 7th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Talented Delhi lad Vaibhav Suri beat local challenger Vishnu Prasanna and moved into the joint lead after the sixth round of the SDAT-RMK Chennai Open International ... Read more...

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Mary Ann retains lead with a draw in National chess


November 8th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 8 (IANS) WGM Mary Ann Gomes of the Airports Authority of India drew with International Master Eesha Karavade of Maharashtra to maintain her lead after the tenth and ... Read more...

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Padmini, Tania in lead at National Chess


November 5th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 5 (IANS) Woman Grandmaster Padmini Rout of Orissa drew with WGM Meenakshi Subbaraman of Air India to join leader International Master Tania Sachdev (Air India) after the seventh ... Read more...

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SDAT-RAMCO Chess: Hoyhannisyan, Girya lead


August 14th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Grandmaster Robert Hovhannisyan (Armenia) and WGM Olga Girya (Russia) led the strong pack of juniors after the 12th and penultimate round of the SDAT-RAMCO 50th World ... Read more...

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GM Robert retains lead in world junior chess


August 12th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) Armenian Grandmaster duo Hovhannisyan Robert and Ter-Sahakyan Samvel drew their top board game in the SDAT-RAMCO 50th World Junior Chess Championships here Friday.The draw helped Robert ... Read more...

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‘No bitterness or hatred’, IAF man’s daughter to Pakistani pilot


August 11th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) In a profoundly humane gesture, the daughter of an Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot has accepted an apology from the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) ... Read more...

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Koushik in joint lead in world junior chess


August 10th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) The dream run of Girish Koushik continued as he defeated Swedish Grandmaster Gandelius Nils in the eighth round of the SDAT-RAMCO 50th World Junior and 29th ... Read more...

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Sasikiran scores first win, Caruana takes sole lead in AAI Chess


June 24th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India's Krishnan Sasikiran ground it out for 72 moves before registering his first win over Viktor Laznicka of the Czech Republic in the third round ... Read more...

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Sasikaran, Negi make losing start at AAI Grandmasters meet


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The inaugural Airports Authority of India (AAI) Grandmaster Chess tournament got off to a rousing start, as all three games ended in a decisive manner ... Read more...

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Protesters shoot arrows at Ulan Bator’s Government House


June 3rd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ulan Bator (Mongolia), June 3 (IANS) About 50 protesters on horseback encircled the Government House here Friday and shot arrows at it to protest the lack of a referendum on ... Read more...

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Custody battles come alive in this absorbing novel (IANS Book Review)


April 7th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Custody"; Author: Manju Kapur; Publisher: Random House; Price: Rs.450, Pages: 415.Failed marriages and their consequences are the theme of Manju Kapur's latest book. As the title, "Custody", suggests the story ... Read more...

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Adivasis: Pawns in Development?


January 15th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Aloka KujurRanchi, Jan 15 (ANI): Down the ages, the adivasi community, which inhabits what is presently Jharkhand, have lived their lives closely connected with the land, mostly the forests that both ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto assassination probe should have started from Musharraf: Aitzaz Ahsan


December 25th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 25 (ANI): The investigation into former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination should have started from former president Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz Ahsan has said.Talking ... Read more...

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Humpy loses to China’s Yifan for second straight time


December 19th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Hatay (Turkey), Dec 19 (IANS) For the second successive time, India's top rated player in the competition Koneru Humpy crashed out to China's 16-year-old Hou Yifan in the semi-finals of the Women's ... Read more...

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Family pawns children for a loan


December 16th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) Poverty has driven a family in an Uttar Pradesh village to give away their three children in bondage against a loan of Rs.42,000.The children have to ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4 Day 24: Dolly manages to win over Rahul, Khali, Ashmit & Samir on to her side


October 29th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dolly has played such manipulative politics in the Bigg Boss house, that the normal groups in the house have broken down. She has created so ... Read more...

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One-size-fits-all approach to child custody dangerous for mum, child


July 27th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Child custody evaluators should know how to differentiate between types of violence - because a one-size-fits-all approach to custody can endanger both mums and kids, according to new ... Read more...

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Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels’ separation battle turns ugly


July 18th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The legal separation battle between Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels is turning uglier by the day. Melissa feels that Tammy used their children as ... Read more...

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Melissa Etheridge Accuses Tammy Lynn Michaels For Using Children As “Pawns”


July 18th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In all probability, the legal battle between Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels is turning out to be real nasty. Reportedly, Melissa Etheridge has ... Read more...

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Retired defence personnel demand hike in pension


July 11th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, July 11 (ANI): Scores of retired defence personnel staged a protest in Punjab's Amritsar city on Saturday demanding an immediate hike in their pensions.Venting their ire, the veteran soldiers, donning their ... Read more...

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Facebook helps mom, son reunite after 4yrs!


June 19th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19(ANI): If you think that sites like Facebook are only for fun, you need to have second thoughts- a Texas mother who had not seen her son for more ... Read more...

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Anand, Topalov still tied level after game 11


May 10th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, May 10 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand and Veselin Topalov drew their 11th game of the 12-game World Chess Championship match to leave the two rivals level at 5.5 points each with one ... Read more...

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After politics, is Bollywood Amar Singh’s next destination?


February 8th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) His career as a politician may have taken an unexpected turn with his expulsion from the Samajwadi Party, but Amar Singh says he has a ... Read more...

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Pargat blasts Kalmadi for deferred Hockey India polls


January 24th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Former India captain and Hockey Punjab secretary Pargat Singh Sunday blasted Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi and said his ambition to head Hockey India has ... Read more...

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Anand, Negi held as all five Indians draw their games


January 18th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 18 (IANS) Five-time Corus champion and the reigning World Champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Nigel Short in the second round of the 72nd ... Read more...

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End discord at Ayodhya in the name of religion, say youth


December 8th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A hospital at Ayodhya rather than a temple or a mosque - as politicians play the blame game over the Liberhan Commission report on the Babri ... Read more...

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Juanita Castro’s autobiography a commercial stunt in bad taste: Cuba


November 3rd, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 3 (EFE) Cuba has said the autobiography of Juanita Castro, in which she revealed her association with the CIA and her estranged relationship with her elder brothers Raul and Fidel ... Read more...

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Apex court cautions government against sitting on mercy pleas


September 20th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court has advised the government to dispose of mercy pleas of prisoners sentenced to death and not to use human beings "as pawns in ... Read more...

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Liem emerges champion in Kolkata Open


September 10th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) Overnight leader Grand Master Le Quang Liem of Vietnam clinched the title with a drawn game against Indian International Master S. Satyapragyan in the final round of the ... Read more...

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Liem unseats Chanda from Pole position in Kolkata Open


September 7th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Vietnamese Grandmaster Li Quang Liem snatched the leader's tag from Indian GM Sandipan Chanda after the seventh round at the Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess tournament here Monday. The in-form ... Read more...

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Kolkata chess: Chanda’s wining run ends, but still leads


September 5th, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster Sandipan Chanda continued in the pole position but his all-win record was broken as he drew with Vietnamese GM Le Quang Liem in the fifth round ... Read more...

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Ex-wife uses kids to get to Michael Jackson’s money


July 9th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Michael Jackson is dead; what he has left behind is a huge fortune and three kids. Now that Jackson is no-more; the power game to get a piece of his empire ... Read more...

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We are people, not pawns - Ismail Darbar


April 10th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Dhanashri KulkarniNews about Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 contestant Poonam Yadav's attempt to commit suicide on Saturday afternoon has left many shocked. Several rumors have been doing rounds ... Read more...

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