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Former Pakistani PM’s son arrested


September 14th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Musa Gilani was arrested Friday from the gate of the Supreme Court while he was on his ... Read more...

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Buchi Babu cricket: Karnataka on top against Kerala


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Karnataka, after dismissing Kerala for 137, were well on way to taking the first innings lead as they were 100 for four at stumps on the ... Read more...

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Poonacha, Riya bag ITF junior titles


September 1st, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Niki Kaliyandi Poonacha completed his dream run in the Indian Oil-Servo ITF junior tennis tournament by winning the boys singles title after he beat third seed ... Read more...

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US Open: Vesnina upsets Peng


August 29th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Elena Vesnina of Russia stunned 32nd seed Peng Shuai to reach the second round of the US Open tennis with a straight-sets win here.Vesnina, ... Read more...

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Cops mugged, robbed by villagers in Siberia


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Local residents angry at an inspection beat up and mugged and shot at drug control policemen in Russia's Siberia region, officials said Monday.Three officers of ... Read more...

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Chess: India upset leaders Spain


August 16th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) India 'A' scored a stunning 2.5 - 1.5 win over Spain to move into second spot with 9 match points after the sixth round of the ... Read more...

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Angered over no sons, man kills wife, daughter in UP


August 14th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a man, apparently upset with his wife for not bearing a baby boy, shot her and their five-year-old daughter dead in Uttar ... Read more...

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Olympics: Sharapova sweats to oust Robson in round 2


August 1st, 2012 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova beat Britain's Laura Robson, ranked 98 in the world, in the second round of the Olympic tournament Tuesday, but the Russian No. ... Read more...

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Olympics tennis: Murray eases past Nieminen into round 3 (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British No.1 Andy Murray ousted Finland's Jarkko Nieminen in the second round of the Olympic tournament here Tuesday.The third seed Murray eased to a ... Read more...

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Goerges stuns Radwanska under Wimbledon roof at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's Julia Goerges Sunday upset World No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska in first Olympics tennis match to be played indoors.Rain over Wimbledon caused the roof to ... Read more...

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18th century tower crumbles in Italy


June 4th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 4 (IANS/AKI) An 18th century clock-tower that withstood the devastating earthquakes in northern Italy last month, has crumbled under the force of strong aftershocks.The Novi di Modena tower ... Read more...

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Low testosterone raises risk of diabetes


May 4th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Men with low levels of testosterone could be at greater risk of developing diabetes, a study has said.Researchers from the University of Edinburgh found low testosterone ... Read more...

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Reforms in China bringing opportunities: Official


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China's social and economic reforms have brought new opportunities to the country, a top official said Sunday."The deeper the reform proceeds, the more difficulties and resistance ... Read more...

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Iran declines reports of arms supplies to Syria


February 26th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 25 (IANS) Iran has rubbished the media reports saying that it has sent weapons to Syria, ISNA news agency reported Saturday.The Islamic republic of Iran rejects any military ... Read more...

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US stocks jump on encouraging jobs data (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US stocks jumped Thursday after government report showed that the jobs market was steadily improving.The Dow Jones industrial average gained 46.02 points, or 0.36 percent, ... Read more...

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US stocks higher on positive jobs data


February 24th, 2012 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US stocks jumped Thursday after a government report showed the jobs market was steadily improving.According to the US Labor Department, the number of people applying ... Read more...

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Bayern drop points, Dortmund extend lead in Bundesliga


February 19th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 19 (IANS) Bundesliga football leaders Dortmund narrowly won 1-0 against Berlin through Kevin Grokreutz while former champions Bayern Munich were held to a 0-0 draw by bottom-placed ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan still in incredible pain


February 14th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has revealed that he is still suffering from extreme pain after undergoing an abdominal surgery."The morning has been nightmarish. There has ... Read more...

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Maldives’ ousted president seeks global intervention (Third Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Maldives' ousted president Mohamed Nasheed Thursday appealed to the world community to help restore democracy in his country, claiming that he was toppled by ... Read more...

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Salgaocar scrape past Prayag United


February 6th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Fatorda (Goa), Feb 6 (IANS) Salgaocar Sports Club overcame a stiff second-half resistance from Prayag United to score a solitary goal victory in the 19th round I-League football match ... Read more...

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Government gets court notice on deaths in army’s Kashmir action


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Faced with resistance to action against armymen allegedly involved in the killing of five people in Kashmir in 2000, the Supreme Court Monday issued notice ... Read more...

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China to bring 3rd generation n-reactors to service in 2013


January 15th, 2012 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) China will bring third generation nuclear reactors to service in 2013, a top Chinese nuclear company official has said.Despite being hindered by the Japan nuclear crisis, ... Read more...

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Rs.60 mn looted from Karachi banks


January 1st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) An estimated Rs.60 million was looted in 19 bank robberies in Pakistan's port city Karachi last year, according to official statistics.Of this, authorities recovered Rs.1.6 million, ... Read more...

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I still see myself as Indie filmmaker: Ritchie


December 18th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) British director Guy Ritchie may have helmed the latest Sherlock Holmes movie -- "A Game of Shadows" -- but says he still has Indie sensibilities."Filmmaking has ... Read more...

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Anti-Taliban leader killed in Pakistan car bombing


November 30th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Hashim Khan, an anti-Taliban tribal leader in northwest Pakistan, was killed Wednesday when a bomb hidden in his car detonated, CNN reported.Two of Khan's colleagues ... Read more...

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Japanese emperor hospitalised


November 6th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 6 (IANS) Japan's Emperor Akihito was admitted to hospital Sunday night with symptoms of a light form of bronchitis, Xinhua reported.The 77-year-old emperor, who developed a fever Thursday ... Read more...

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400 kg hashish seized in Afghanistan


November 6th, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 400 kg of hashish has been seized in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand by the interior ministry, police said.Smugglers made an armed resistance ... Read more...

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Mccartney to launch eco-friendly sunglasses


October 18th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Fashion designer Stella McCartney will launch a line of eco-friendly sunglasses next year.The British designer, who is a vegetarian and refuses to use leather or fur ... Read more...

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Top Republican Congressman confident of deficit deal


October 16th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Sunday expressed confidence that a bipartisan congressional debt reduction panel could reach a deal before the Nov 23 deadline.The ... Read more...

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Found! Hormone that makes you pile on pounds


October 16th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) A hormone like leptin could hold the key to why and how people pile on pounds.Our bodies secrete leptin in response to increasing fat deposits, said ... Read more...

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Israeli-Palestinian prisoner swap deal to start Tuesday


October 15th, 2011 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Oc 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A deal between Israel and Hamas on the exchange of over 1,000 jailed Palestinians for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit will begin Tuesday.This was announced by ... Read more...

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Gaddafi says he is still in Libya


September 27th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 27 (IANS) Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has said he is still in the country, fighting on the ground and ready to die a martyr, state-run Allibiya TV ... Read more...

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Libyan leaders find a mass grave having more than 1000 bodies


September 26th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Libyan transitional leaders say they have found a mass grave containing more than 1,000 bodies. The authorities say they suspect the bodies belong to inmates of ... Read more...

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2011 LSU vs. Mississippi State


September 16th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Starkville, Miss., Sept 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In front of almost 60,000 screaming spectators, the LSU put up an impressive performance to beat Mississippi State 19-6. The game was played at the Davis ... Read more...

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Gaddafi vows not to surrender


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 2 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has once again vowed in an audio message broadcast on television that he would not surrender. He urged his loyalists to continue ... Read more...

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