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Sultans, Samurais in semis of Mumbai billiards


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Favourites PJ Hindu Gymkhana 'Sultans of Hazard' and Park Club 'Samurais' registered comfortable wins to sail into the semifinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable ... Read more...

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Kohli, Jadeja under pressure to perform: Akram


April 4th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Former Pakistani captain Wasim Akram, the bowling coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders, feels that Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli would be under tremendous pressure to ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks publishes 5 mn emails from thinktank Stratfor


February 27th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks Monday published more than five million emails from US-based global security analysis firm Stratfor. The messages were reportedly stolen by hacker group Anonymous.The ... Read more...

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Rumour mongering can be therapeutic: Study


January 18th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) What has been dismissed for centuries as salacious, idle chatter that shreds reputations and kills trust also has its benefits, says a study. For instance, rumour ... Read more...

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Florence Nightingale sexually repressed: BBC


September 28th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) The BBC has been accused of demeaning Florence Nightingale by labelling her as a "manipulative, neurotic and sexually repressed woman", a media report said Wednesday.Experts have ... Read more...

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IT team arrives at Mohanlal’s Kochi home


July 26th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 26 (IANS) IT sleuths Tuesday arrived at Malayalam superstar Mohanlal's home here for the second time as part of their investigation into reports that he has amassed wealth ... Read more...

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Telling real whisky from the fake


July 26th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Scientists have devised a faster way of telling real Scotch whisky from the fake, a method that could enhance the technology used to tackle the trade ... Read more...

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Sibal says no favours granted to Reliance Communications (Lead)


July 8th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal Friday denied any favours were granted to Reliance Communications on the quantum of penalty on service quality and expressed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Italian PM’s brother to stand trial over wiretap


June 4th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, June 4 (IANS/AKI) A judge in the northern city of Milan Friday sent Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's brother to trial for the illegal publication of a wiretapped phone ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Only form on the day matters: Fleming


May 1st, 2011 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Casting aside the track record and "paper strength", Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming emphasized the old saying in the shorter version of cricket that form ... Read more...

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Hazare writes to Sonia Gandhi on CD row


April 18th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Monday wrote to United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi that corrupt forces were trying to derail the process ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Want to sue for libel? Now, prove your reputation was harmed!


March 15th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Now, celebrities and other individuals should prove that their reputations were harmed to sue for libel.The UK government has published a draft defamation Bill that said companies ... Read more...

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Army told to reconvene court of inquiry on Purohit


March 9th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) In a major setback to the army's efforts to dismiss Malegaon terror attack accused Lt Col Shrikant Prasad Purohit, the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) Wednesday ... Read more...

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Bank of England chief says UK could face another financial crisis


March 5th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 5 (ANI): The Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, has warned that the United Kingdom could face another financial crisis if reform is not carried out in the ... Read more...

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Weinstein brothers sued for $50m for ’sabotaging’ animated film


March 4th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Bob and Harvey Weinstein, whose company distributed 'The King's Speech', have been sued for 50 million dollars over claims that they 'sabotaged' the production of an animated film.Tony ... Read more...

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Nebraska’s Teresa Scanlan crowned Miss America 2011


January 17th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by BNO News
LAS VEGAS (BNO NEWS) -- Nebraska's 17-year-old Teresa Scanlan was crowned Miss America 2011 on Saturday night, becoming the youngest since a 1938 age regulation was changed in 1993.Scanlan, from Gering, Nebraska ... Read more...

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Reputations would count for nothing when choosing Ashes squad: Chappell


November 9th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.9 (ANI): Australian selector Greg Chappell has said reputations would count for nothing when the national selectors meet later this week to pick Australia's squad for the Ashes opener at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England will feel Ashes statistical heat


October 31st, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 31 (ANI): With the exception of Kevin Pietersen and Paul Collingwood, England will feel the statistical heat when it comes to a comparison of Ashes-related performances with Australia, says author ... Read more...

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Don’t make hasty claims after terror strike: Pakistani daily


October 25th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) The government must restrain itself from revealing the names of suspects every time there is a terror attack, a Pakistani daily said in an editorial after a man, ... Read more...

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Lanka Government pays UK firm 3 m pounds to boost post-war image


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 23 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government has agreed to pay a top British public relations firm about three million pounds a year to enhance the country's post-war image.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bihar elections proceed peacefully (Second Lead)


October 21st, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) The first phase of the Bihar assembly elections that began Thursday morning in 47 constituencies in eight districts in the state's flood prone belts proceeded peacefully except ... Read more...

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Bihar elections begin amid tight security (Lead)


October 21st, 2010 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) The first phase of Bihar assembly elections began Thursday amid tight security in 47 constituencies across the Kosi-Seemanchal and Mithilanchal belts.Voters were seen queuing up outside the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US teachers claim they were fired for complaining about on-campus sex toys


October 13th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
San Antonio, Oct 13 (ANI): Three former teachers at a school in the US are suing their employer, claiming that they were fired because they complained about on-campus sex toy parties.The three ... Read more...

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‘My team won’t be influenced by Indian bookmakers,’ says Ponting


September 19th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept.19 (ANI): Australian cricket team captain Ricky Ponting has said that he will not allow his squad to be exposed to or be influenced by Indian bookmakers.Talking to The Sun-Herald after ... Read more...

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Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi reveals she reads at Barnes and Noble


September 16th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 17 (ANI): Nicole Polizzi, also known as Snooki, has revealed that she can often be found reading at Barnes and Noble.The petite powerhouse of "Jersey Shore" fame made the ... Read more...

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Saina to take on Chinese dominance at World Badminton


August 24th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 24 (IANS) India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal will challenge Chinese supremacy in the game when she begins her campaign in the World Badminton Championships against Hsiao Huan Chen of Chinese ... Read more...

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WWI postcard: Germans demonised Scottish, Indo-Chinese and Sikhs as savage barbarians


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Aug 22 (ANI): A military historian, Matthew Low, has unearthed German propaganda postcard of the First World War which shows how the Kaiser's army demonised Scottish soldiers and Indo-Chinese and Sikhs ... Read more...

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Germany closed ‘9/11′ mosque as it was still a ‘central attraction’ for militants


August 10th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.10 (ANI): Authorities in Germany have said that they closed the Taiba Mosque in Hamburg, which is where the 9/11 plotters met, as it was still a 'central attraction' for militants.The ... Read more...

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US star feels England all but out of FIFA WC


June 20th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Watford defender Jay Demerit has poured scorn on England's woeful World Cup, saying they were too easy to wind up.The Watford defender is convinced his USA team ... Read more...

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Capello has taken players out of comfort zone: Ferdinand


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) England captain Rio Ferdinand said the dropping of Theo Walcott from the World Cup side shows that no player is safe with Fabio Capello around. Ferdinand pointed out that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

57pc Americans google themselves regularly


May 30th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): As Internet users grow by millions everyday, so does the importance of one's online identity - a fact proven by numbers - 57 percent American adults google themselves ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Surya’s physique stuns Ram Gopal Varma


May 19th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Surya is well known for his insatiable passion of bettering himself as an actor. He has proved of such adeptness with his previous films. Of course, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Societies use punishment as a tool to enforce norms in large populations


March 19th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): A society with a large number of people uses punishment to enforce norms, while the same does not hold true for societies with lower population, where everybody knows ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

When status on the mind, people forgo luxury for green products


March 18th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): People will choose a more environmentally friendly product over one with more comfortable features in order to improve their own reputations, claims a researcher."Green purchases are often motivated ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Dhoni, Smith target each other ahead of Kanpur Test


February 5th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur, Feb 5 (ANI): India plays its first Test match against South Africa from Saturday, but the verbal battle has begun between both sides as South African skipper Graeme Smith and his ... Read more...

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