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Olympic athletics: US women power to 4×400m relay gold


August 12th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US powered unchallenged to Olympic gold in the women's 4x400 metres relay Saturday.The quartet of DeeDee Trotter, Allyson Felix, Francena McCorory and Sanya Richards-Ross ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt leads Jamaica to record sprint relay gold


August 12th, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Usain Bolt led Jamaica to the 4x100 metres Olympic gold in a world record time Saturday.Bolt took on the baton with a one-metre lead and ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: US breaks women’s 4×100m relay world record


August 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Allyson Felix ran the second leg to help the US win the women's 4x100m relay in world record time here Friday as the Americans pulled away ... Read more...

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Russia to give $2 mn for Palestinian refugees


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will allocate $2 million to the UN agency in charge of providing aid to the Palestinian refugees in 2013, the Russian Foreign Ministry said ... Read more...

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Olympic rowing: South Africa takes gold in coxless fours


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South African rowers pipped Britain and defending champions Denmark to gold at the Olympics in a thrilling lightweight coxless fours race here Thursday.South Africa's James ... Read more...

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Sharapova wins French Open, completes career Grand Slam (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian World No.1 Maria Sharapova became only the 10th female tennis player to complete a career Grand Slam as she swept aside Italy's Sara ... Read more...

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World champion Anand still eager to learn: Grand Master Ganguly (Interview)


June 4th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Notwithstanding five World Chess Championship triumphs, Grand Master Viswanathan Anand continues to be flexibile and is still eager to learn, says a member of his team ... Read more...

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Genes tied to shrinking brain, Alzheimer’s identified


April 16th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) A quartet of genes, identified in the first ever genetic analysis of more than 9,000 people, may speed shrinkage of a brain region involved in making ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Global jazz festival in the capital from Friday


March 13th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Top jazz bands from across the world will bring the best of fusion international jazz music March 16-18 at the Delhi Jazz Festival.Presented by the ... Read more...

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Ex-ISRO chief seeks fresh probe into Devas deal


February 26th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 26 (IANS) Blaming the space department for misleading the government and the Space Commission on the spectrum deal, former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. Madhavan ... Read more...

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India, others slam EU aviation cap


February 14th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The BASIC countries -- Brazil, South Africa, India and China - Tuesday criticised the European Union's (EU) "stubbornness" to go ahead with its aviation cap, ... Read more...

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BASIC leaders to meet in Delhi to assess Durban outcome


February 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Environment ministers from BASIC countries - Brazil, South Africa, India and China - will meet here Tuesday to assess the outcome of climate talks in ... Read more...

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Feliciano’s new CD dedicated to Elvis Presley


January 12th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Jose Feliciano will soon come out with a new album dedicated to Elvis Presley.Feliciano said Wednesday in an interview with EFE ... Read more...

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With no agreement, Durban climate talks spill over a day (Roundup)


December 9th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 9 (IANS) With differences among countries on some contentious issues yet to be bridged, the UN climate talks in Durban will continue on Saturday - though Friday was ... Read more...

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Foreign press views India as deal breaker in Durban


December 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) India's stand at the UN climate talks in Durban has been getting negative reviews from the foreign media, especially European, with New Delhi being seen as ... Read more...

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Abandon new settlement plans, Russia urges Israel


October 17th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 17 (IANS) Moscow is deeply concerned over Israel's new settlement plans in East Jerusalem and has called on Tel Aviv to abandon them, the Russian foreign ministry said ... Read more...

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France to invite Palestine, Israel for peace talks


July 6th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 6 (IANS) France plans to invite Palestinian and Israeli leaders for peace talks scheduled for September in Paris, a media report said.France is eager to generate a concrete ... Read more...

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Indian football fraternity shocked at JCT’s decision


June 20th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Indian football fraternity was shocked and dismayed at JCT's decision to disband their 40-year-old Phagwara-based club, which has produced some stalwarts like Inder Singh ... Read more...

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Tony Blair reads the Quran every day


June 13th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair has become "increasingly open" about the importance of religion, and reads the Quran every day to be "faith-literate".Blair, who reportedly ... Read more...

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Bronte’s science fiction on display at the British Library sci-fi exhibition


June 11th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British Library has opened its first sci-fi exhibition. Among the display is the works by the Brontes siblings. The quartet of Charlotte, Emily, Anne and Branwell depicted ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pakistan a picture of institutionalised incompetence: daily


May 10th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) The variety of statements following Osama bin Laden's killing in Abbottabad makes it "a picture of institutionalised incompetence that runs right to the top", said ... Read more...

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Fergie confident about Man U delivering against Olympique Marseille


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.23 (ANI): Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson has expressed confidence about his team delivering the goods against Olympique Marseille today.Manchester United still carry the aura of treble winners, ... Read more...

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Tendulkar yearning to taste final glory in World Cup: Roebuck


February 19th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 19(ANI): Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Jacques Kallis and Muttiah Muralitharan are determined to shine in the World Cup, which begins today, but know one man's high ... Read more...

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Chawla should bowl from closer to the stumps: Prasanna (Interview, World Cup countdown)


February 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Young India legspinner Piyush Chawla should bowl from closer to the stumps while offie Harbhajan Singh needs to flight the ball with a little more ... Read more...

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Mcfly signs up for Cadbury’s ‘Creme Eggs: God Dares Win Challenge’


February 4th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pictures of McFly with their face drenched in eggs has surfaced on the Internet.The quartet band had signed up for Cadbury’s game “Crème Eggs: God Dares ... Read more...

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England’s bowling attack is ‘the best in the world’: Border


January 16th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16(ANI): Former Australian captain Allan Border reckons the England team for the recent Ashes series had its best bowling unit in almost 20 years."We came up against a pretty-good English ... Read more...

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Jail guards turn robbers, arrested


December 5th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 5 (IANS) Four jail guards attached to the high security Aguada central prison in Goa were arrested near here early Sunday while trying to rob a truck driver on a ... Read more...

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‘Making of greatest album of the 1980s’ to become a movie


December 1st, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 1 (ANI): The creation of classic album 'London Calling' by punk pioneers The Clash is set to be turned into a new movie biopic.Award-winning writer Jez Butterworth - whose ... Read more...

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Asian Games athletics: India win gold in women’s 4×400m relay


November 26th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 26 (IANS) The Indian women's 4x400m relay team, in a sensational burst, defended their gold medal in the Asian Games here Friday.The victory gave India its fifth gold in athletics, ... Read more...

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Asian Games golf: Indian men’s team win silver


November 20th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 20 (IANS) The Indian men's golf team clinched a silver at the Asian Games here Saturday.The quartet of Rashid Khan, Abhinav Lohan, Abhijit Singh Chadha and Rahul Bajaj finished second ... Read more...

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Balanced bowling attack would be best Ashes bet for Oz selectors: Roebuck


November 13th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 13(ANI): Noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck reckons that the Australian selectors must opt for a balanced bowling attack for a successful Ashes campaign against England."Over the years, Australia have played ... Read more...

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Mumbai band reunites after 30 years


November 6th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) When the band culture was fairly unknown in India, four young men decided to give Mumbai the taste of a live band. And after a split 30 years ... Read more...

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Sharmila tied 43rd, Smriti 56th in Sanya Open Golf


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), Oct 22 (IANS) A double bogey towards the closing stages spoiled what was looking to be fine opening round for India's Sharmila Nicollet, who ended the first day with a ... Read more...

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CWG athletics: India win three bronze from track and field (Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India won bronze in the men's and women's 4x100 metres relays and men's javelin in the track and field competitions at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.The quartet ... Read more...

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CWG athletics: Indian women bag 4×400m relay gold


October 12th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India won the gold in women's 4x400 metres relay in track and field at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.The Indian quartet of Manjeet Kaur, Sini Jose, Ashwini ... Read more...

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