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Fred keeps Fluminense on top


September 10th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Brazil international forward Fred struck a first-half winner against Internacional as Fluminense maintained top spot in Brazil's Serie A football standings.The 27-year-old pounced ... Read more...

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Two tonnes of uranium seized in Bolivia


August 29th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian police have confiscated two tonnes of uranium that was being stored at a building in central La Paz located near the US and Spanish ... Read more...

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Facing flak over price-rise remark, Beni now bats for retail FDI (Second Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Yet drawing flak for his remark that he was "happy" with price-rise as it was beneficial for farmers, union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma ... Read more...

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Minister says price rise helps farmers, draws flak (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Monday stoked a controversy with his comment that he was "happy" with price rise as it was beneficial ... Read more...

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Minister says price rise beneficial for farmers, criticised


August 20th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Union Minister for Steel Beni Prasad Verma Monday stoked a controversy with his comment that price rise was beneficial for farmers. The opposition pounced ... Read more...

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Dramatic final shot gives China’s Guo shooting gold


July 29th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Guo Wenjun took a second-consecutive Olympic gold medal with a last-ditch bullseye in the women's 10 metre air pistol Sunday.Guo pounced on an ... Read more...

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Woman killed over a goat in Bengal


June 7th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Enraged over a neighbour's goat nibbling some plants in his garden, a man battered to death the owner of the animal in West Bengal's south Dinajpur ... Read more...

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I-League: Sporting beat Air India 2-0


April 6th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 6 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa scraped past Air India 2-0 as Anthony D'Souza scored a brace for his team in the I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex ... Read more...

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Bastos double lifts Vasco to top of group


April 4th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 4 (IANS) Fellipe Bastos scored two goals to take Vasco de Gama to the top of their group as they defeated Alianza Lima 2-1 in Copa ... Read more...

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Leopard strays into Nashik colony, attacks three


March 26th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), March 26 (IANS) Panic gripped the city as a leopard strayed into a thickly populated residential area from the adjacent jungles Monday and attacked three people, including a ... Read more...

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Roma reclaim sixth spot from Inter in Italian Serie A


March 11th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 11 (IANS) Roma revived their hopes of snatching a spot for the next season's Champions League when they regained the sixth spot from Inter Milan with a 1-0 ... Read more...

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Churchill scrape past Air India in I-League


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 2 (IANS) Churchill Brothers secured full points from their match against Air India and placed themselves in a perfect position to threaten fellow Goan rivals Dempo in the ... Read more...

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Four-year-old student mauled by stray dog


January 26th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 26 (IANS) A four-year-old student was badly injured Thursday when he was attacked and mauled by a stray dog while going to his school for Republic Day celebrations, ... Read more...

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Tigress, cubs kill, eat farmer in Yavatmal (With Image)


January 10th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Jan 10 (IANS) A tigress from a nearby forest reserve killed a farmer while he was working in the field and, along with her cubs, ate the body ... Read more...

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Tigress shot dead by police at Kaziranga


December 5th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 5 (IANS) A full grown Royal Bengal tigress was shot dead Monday by police commandos at the famous Kaziranga National Park in Assam after the big cat went ... Read more...

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I played my natural game: Bravo


November 17th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Talented batsman Darren Bravo has often been compared with his "cousin" cricket legend Brian Lara. Cricket pundits have found Bravo's high back-lift, playing the ball late ... Read more...

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Congress ministers rough up Samajwadi Party men at Rahul rally


November 14th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Two union ministers and two legislators of the Congress roughed up a handful of Samajwadi Party activists who broke through the security cordon to show ... Read more...

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Republican presidential candidates spar over everything


September 8th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) The two Republican frontrunners, Mitt Romney and Rick Perry, launched their fight for the party presidential nomination clashing over job creation to health care to ... 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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Pillai, Sanchis in women’s snooker final (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Defending champion Vidya Pillai of Tamil Nadu along with Maharashtra's Arantxa Sanchis entered the final of the ladies snooker National Championship here Sunday with straightforward victories.Pillai ... Read more...

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Damani packs off Thakur, enters semis of national snooker


July 24th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Suniti Damani caused a big upset by knocking out last year's runner-up Meenal Thakur 3-0 en route the semifinals of the Ladies National Snooker Championship here ... Read more...

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BJP condemns shoe attack bid


June 6th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Deploring the attempted shoe attack on Congress general secretary Janardan Dwivedi at a press conference here Monday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said this ... Read more...

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Shoe attack bid shows desperation in RSS, BJP: Congress (Second Lead)


June 6th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The attempted shoe attack on Congress general secretary Janardan Dwivedi at a press conference here Monday shows an element of desperation within the Rashtriya ... Read more...

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Barca ace Messi’s double ensures Fergie’s worst Champions League nightmare


April 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Coach Sir Alex Ferguson worst nightmare came true last night as Barcelona ace Lionel Messi's double against Real Madrid virtually sealed a showdown with Manchester United at ... Read more...

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Girl who fought attackers dies in pain


February 25th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) Just as fiercely as she fought with her attackers to thwart their rape bid, 16-year-old Poonam battled with her wounds for 17 days before succumbing to the trauma ... Read more...

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Ladle-wielding Malaysian woman saves hubby from tiger


February 14th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 14 (ANI): A Malaysian woman has rescued her husband from tiger attack by hitting the animal on its head with a wooden ladle and chasing it away.Tambun Gediu, 60, ... Read more...

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Hurley-Warne romance mere publicity stunt for ageing stars?


February 12th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 12 (ANI): It seems the infamous Liz Hurley-Shane Warne romance is nothing but a publicity gimmick to generate interest in two ageing celebrities with doubtful career prospects, suggests an Oz ... Read more...

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Man robbed off after asking for lift


January 21st, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) An MNC employee was beaten up and robbed of his valuables by three people inside a cab in which he took a lift, police said. The assailants ... Read more...

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When Brangelina’s 175lbs bulldog terrorised Depp during hound duty


January 13th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): Actor Johnny Depp has revealed how he was attacked by actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's pet bulldog, which he had agreed to look after, while the ... Read more...

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Tiger kills man in wildlife park


December 12th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 12 (IANS) A 40-year-old man was Sunday killed by a tiger in the Katarniya Ghat Tiger reserve in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district.Identified as Data Ram, Sunday's victim was a resident ... Read more...

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Asian Games archery: Deepika loses bronze play-off (Roundup)


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 23 (IANS) India's 16-year-old archery sensation Deepika Kumari could not live up to expectations at the Asian Games as she lost the bronze medal match 2-6 to Kwon Un Sil ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Somdev clinches historic gold, archer Deepika misses bronze (Afternoon Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 23 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman clinched a historical singles gold medal in men's tennis singles while 16-year-old archery sensation Deepika Kumari could not live up to the expectations as she ... Read more...

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UFC 121 Results Announced


October 25th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much anticipated Ultimate Fighting Championship 121 turned out to be highly entertaining thriller for the audience as all the fighters gave away little throughout the ... Read more...

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Toppo nets winner for ONGC in Murugappa Gold Cup hockey


July 25th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) emerged first time champions in the 86th All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament here Sunday when they overcame fancied Indian Oil Corporation ... Read more...

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RTI activist shot dead in Gujarat


July 21st, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 20 (IANS) Leading Right to Information (RTI) activist Amit Jethwa was shot dead opposite the high court building here Tuesday night, police said. Jethwa had just come out ... Read more...

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