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Vani tops leaderboard


September 7th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 7 (IANS) Vani Kapoor, the 18-year old from Delhi, jumped to the top of the Hero-WGAI order of merit list after winning her maiden pro golf title at ... Read more...

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Vani takes four-stroke lead in women’s golf


September 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) Vani Kapoor moved closer to her maiden professional title as she opened up a four-shot lead over veteran Smriti Mehra in the third leg of the ... Read more...

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Vani Kapoor leads by three strokes


September 4th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Vani Kapoor, playing her maiden season as a professional, opened a three-shot lead over her former amateur rival Aditi Ashok and Nalini Singh Siwach in the ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India to play only for pride against Korea (Preview)


August 4th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian hockey team will be hoping for a win against Asian rivals South Korea in the London Olympics Sunday, following three straight defeats which have ... Read more...

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Italian fashion house Valentino sold


July 13th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Italian fashion brand Valentino has been sold to Qatari royals - Mayhoola for Investments S.P.C. - for an undisclosed amount.Mayhoola for Investments S.P.C., an investment company ... Read more...

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Haldia victory answer to Trinamool’s politics: Left Front


June 5th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) As West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress won elections to four civic bodies, opposition Left Front Wednesday hailed its sole victory in the Haldia municipality as ... Read more...

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Who said what on the poll results


March 6th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) As the election results poured in, bringing cheers to some and disappointment to others, here are some key quotes from political leaders:Rahul Gandhi: I ... Read more...

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Rampur stuns Jaya Prada


March 6th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Cine star-turned-politician Jaya Prada faced a humiliation in Rampur, her candidate losing badly to old foe and Samajwadi Party veteran Mohammed Azam Khan.Jaya Prada, who ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in Uttar Pradesh (Third Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) Brisk polling was on Thursday in the fifth round of the seven-phase balloting in Uttar Pradesh, with the 49 constituencies falling mostly in the state's ... Read more...

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Prayag cautious ahead of ‘prestige battle’


January 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Prayag United SC take on Chirag Kerala in an I-League football clash at the Salt Lake Thursday. Prayag, who have been the surprise package so far, ... Read more...

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Little response to shutdown over new Mullaperiyar dam


January 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) A statewide shutdown called to demand a new dam to replace the leaking structure at Mullaperiyar turned out to be a damp squib Wednesday.Barring the ... Read more...

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Romeo Santos tops Billboard’s Latin songs charts


December 16th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) Dominican bachatero Romeo Santos climbed to the top of Billboard's Latin Songs chart this week with "Promise", his collaboration with R&B; titan Usher.Falling one spot ... Read more...

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Santos’ first solo album tops Billboard Latin chart


December 9th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Dec 9 (IANS/EFE) Billboard's list of best-selling Latin Albums is led this week by Dominican bachatero Romeo Santos' first solo disc, "Formula: Vol. 1".Mexico's Jenni Rivera likewise retains her ... Read more...

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BJP plans to reclaim Bellary from Reddy brothers


November 16th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will Thursday decide its strategy to defeat the rebellious Reddy brothers in their stronghold of Bellary in the Nov ... Read more...

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Centre silent on misdeeds of Omar government: PDP


November 15th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 15 (IANS) The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday hit out at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah charging him with spending all his time in ... Read more...

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Hazare accepts Tiwari’s written apology


September 21st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 21 (IANS) Congress leader Manish Tewari Wednesday tendered a a written apology to Anna Hazare for accusing him of being corrupt, Hazare's lawyer said, and added ... Read more...

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Uddhav calls Raj traitor


September 20th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The enmity between the Thackeray cousins touched a new low Tuesday with Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav, in a veiled attack, calling Maharashtra Navnirman Sena ... Read more...

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Activists divided: For and against Hazare


August 16th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Aug 16 (IANS) Social activists are deeply divided over the anti-corruption movement led by Anna Hazare. While human rights activist Swami Agnivesh says the movement has a groundswell ... Read more...

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CAG report on Games to be tabled in parliament


August 5th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on irregularities in the October 2010 Commonwealth Games will be tabled in parliament Friday, according to the business ... Read more...

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Dikshit cornered over CWG, opposition demands her resignation


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday found herself in trouble after a leaked Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report indicted her of involvement in irregularities ... Read more...

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Tata Motor’s launches Aria 4×2


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors Tuesday launched its crossover car Aria's new variant - Aria 4x2 - priced at Rs.11.61 lakh onwards (ex-showroom, New Delhi)."With the ... Read more...

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After Nano, Tata launches millionaire’s car in Nepal


July 14th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 14 (IANS) Within three weeks of launching in Nepal "people's car" Nano, the least expensive car in the world, the Tata Group is now seeking to consolidate ... Read more...

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Mamata, Amartya Sen discuss Presidency’s future


July 9th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday met Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen, who is adviser to the chairman of the mentor group formed for ... Read more...

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Jil Sander creates new scent


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) German designer Jil Sander has created a new fragrance, Eve.Sander has collaborated with perfumer Oliver Polge to work on the coral-tinged scent with notes of grapefruit ... Read more...

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No partycracy in house, says Mamata in first assembly speech


May 30th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said she wanted true democracy and not "partycracy" in the assembly and urged newly-elected Speaker Biman Banerjee to ... Read more...

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If I hadn’t been a politician, I would be a pilot or a lawyer: Omar Abdullah


April 28th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Apr. 28 (ANI): Power and prestige rest easily on his slim shoulders. Omar Abdullah, the chief minister of the troubled state of Jammu and Kashmir, is a third generation politician from ... Read more...

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‘We knew our son would do something India,’ says Pulitzer Prize winner’s family


April 20th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 20 (ANI): The parents of Siddhartha Mukherjee, the 2011 Pulitzer Prize Winner for non-fiction, said on Wednesday that they were certain their son would do something for the country. ... Read more...

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McDowell’s No.1 Platinum sells 30 million bottles


April 12th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India's top liquor firm United Spirits Tuesday said that its premium grain-based whiskey McDowell's No. 1 Platinum has sold over 30 million bottles across the ... Read more...

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Lokpal Bill row: BJP asks Govt. not to make a ‘prestige issue’


April 5th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday made an appeal to veteran social activist Anna Hazare to end his indefinite fast unto death over the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Tactician Clarke needs to be ‘firm and formal’ with Oz players: Warne


April 1st, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 1 (ANI): Former bowling legend Shane Warne has said that new Australia skipper Michael Clarke is a very good tactician, but will need to be more firm in terms of ... Read more...

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Kasab trial raised prestige of Indian judiciary: Chidambaram


February 21st, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said the trial of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab had raised the prestige of the Indian judiciary and welcomed the Bombay ... Read more...

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Airbus sold 15 corporate jets in 2010


January 28th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 28 (IANS) France-based airplane manufacturer Airbus has said it delivered a record number of 15 jets, worth more than $1.5 billion, to its corporate clients in 2010.The company said the ... Read more...

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Former Maoist child soldiers learn to shoot - with camera


December 31st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 31 (IANS) It was not a desire to change the world but his grinding poverty that made Nar Bahadur Sunuwar join the underground Maoist guerrillas when ... Read more...

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Why Is Salman Khan Miffed With Sanjay Leela Bhansali?


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bhansali and Salman were in good terms till these years and both admired each other’s work until recently. There is a report that Bhansali got the idea of starting work on ... Read more...

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Full text of Jaganmohan Reddy’s letter to Sonia Gandhi


November 29th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The following is the text of an open letter written by Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy to Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday while resigning from the Congress party and ... Read more...

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