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HP plans to cut 2,000 more jobs


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 11 (IANS) Hewlett-Packard (HP) plans to cut 2,000 more jobs, expanding total job cuts to nearly 29,000 in its latest reorganization efforts, the company said in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Man shot dead in Pakistan court


September 10th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A man accused in a murder case was shot dead when he was brought to a district court in Pakistani metropolis Lahore, Geo News reported.Police said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Contador clings on to retain Vuelta lead


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 9 (IANS) Alberto Contador is almost certain to be crowned the winner of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour of Spain) cycling race after surviving a valiant counter-attack by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asian Volleyball: India face Japan for bronze medal play-off


September 7th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 7 (IANS) India will face Asian Games champion Japan in the bronze medal play-off match after they lost to defending champion Iran in a keenly contested semi-final of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Podium not in sight of Force India, says di Resta


September 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Sahara Force India have been faring better this time round than the last Formula One season, though they have not got any closer to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Spartak owner envies Zenit’s Hulk, Witsel deals


September 6th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow can only watch and envy the lavish transfer spending of their rivals Zenit St. Petersburg after the Russian champions bought Hulk and Axel ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Junior Hockey: Punjab launch campaign in style


September 5th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Akashdeep Singh scored four goals, including a hat-trick, to help Punjab blank Chattisgarh 7-0 in their opening match of the junior men's national hockey championship at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mercedes to increase investments to Rs.850 crore


September 5th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) German automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz Wednesday said it plans to increase investment in India to Rs.850 crore by 2014.The company, which has already spent in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China defeat India 3-1 in Asian Volleyball


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 3 (IANS) China defeated India 3-1 on the third day of the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup for men here Monday.China kept their lead during the opening set ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asian Volleyball: India outclass Australia


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 2 (IANS) India defeated Australia in straight sets 25-18, 25-22, 25-23 in the 3rd Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup for men in Vietnam's Vinh Phuc province, reports Xinhua.India ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Samsung has not infringed Apple’s key patent: Tokyo court


August 31st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 31 (IANS) The Tokyo District Court Friday ruled that Samsung Electronics Co. has not infringed Apple Inc.'s smartphone and tablet computer patent.The ruling came after a US jury's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pitt to handpick wine for wedding


August 28th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 28 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt is reportedly planning to serve his own brand of wine from the Miraval estate in France on his wedding day.The 48-year-old, who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ronaldinho goal earns draw for Atletico


August 27th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 27 (IANS) A spectacular Ronaldinho strike helped nine-man Atletico Mineiro hold local rivals Cruzeiro to a 2-2 draw in Brazil's Serie A championship.In a goal reminiscent ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Melandri wins in Russia to take Superbike Championship (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Marco Melandri took won to claim the championship lead in the second Superbike World Championship race at Moscow Raceway Sunday, beating Tom Sykes as his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chandhok qualifies seventh for Six Hours of Silverstone


August 26th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (England), Aug 26 (IANS) Indian driver Karun Chandhok and his JRM Racing enjoyed a solid qualifying session in preparation for the Six Hours of Silverstone in the World Endurance ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Adriano cleared to resume training


August 21st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS) Former Brazil striker Adriano could make his long-awaited return to football within a month after being cleared by doctors to resume training.Adriano underwent surgery ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Soccer fan shot dead in Brazil


August 21st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) A fan of the Vasco da Gama soccer club was gunned down over the weekend during a fight with fans of rival Flamengo in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Flamengo still eyeing Adriano return


August 16th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Flamengo president Patricia Amorim says the club could still re-sign former Brazil international striker Adriano.The 30-year-old has been undergoing physiotherapy under the guidance of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Zenit thrash Spartak 5-0


August 11th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg hammered in five goals as they demolished 10-man Spartak Moscow in a top-of-the-table Russian Premier League football clash Saturday.Russia midfielder Roman Shirokov ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Olympic sailing: New Zealand snatches gold in women’s 470


August 10th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The New Zealand crew of Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie sailed to victory in the women's 470 class to clinch gold here at the Olympics ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics: Bolt creates history winning 100m, 200m (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has created Olympic history by becoming the first man to win the 100 and 200 metres in successive games.Bolt Thursday night ran ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics: Weber, Dietze steer Germany to kayak double gold


August 9th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) German pair Franziska Weber and Tina Dietze took Olympic gold in the women's kayak double here Thursday, depriving their Hungarian rivals of a third-consecutive title.Weber ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic beach volleyball: Americans seal third straight gold


August 9th, 2012 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defending champions Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor won Olympic gold in women's beach volleyball Wednesday, beating fellow Americans Jennifer Kessy and April Ross in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

State, businesses both responsible for corruption: Putin


August 7th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the authorities and businesses should share responsibility for corruption in the country.In an open letter to Putin published ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Olympic sailing: Sweden takes star gold as Britain squeezed out (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Swedish crew of Fredrik Loof and Max Salminen took Olympic sailing gold in the star class Sunday, winning the medal race as their British ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic sailing: Sweden takes gold


August 5th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Swedish crew of Fredrik Loof and Max Salminen took the Olympic sailing gold in the Star class Sunday, winning the medal race as ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic badminton: China’s mixed doubles duo wins first badminton gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) China's mixed doubles players Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei beat their teammates Xu Chen and Ma Jin at the Wembley Arena Friday afternoon, clinching the first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Former Portugal striker Liedson joins Flamengo


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Portugal striker Liedson has signed a deal with Brazilian Serie A club Flamengo until the end of the 2013 season.Liedson's management company Think ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic weightlifting: Record-breaker Lu lifts gold


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Lu Xiaojun broke two of his own world records as he took the Olympic gold in the men's 77 kg weightlifting category here.Lu Xiaojun ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India suffer another reverse, lose 1-3 to Kiwis


August 1st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) New Zealand chalked up a 3-1 win over India who thus slid to their second defeat in as many matches in the Olympic men's hockey competition ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic archery: Deepika’s loss completes dismal India show (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's disastrous campaign in the London Olympics archery competitions came to an unceremonious end with world No.1 Deepika Kumari suffering a shock defeat in the opening ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China criticises US report on religious freedom


July 31st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) China has criticised the US government's report on international religious freedom, calling it "a notorious practice of blatantly interfering in the internal affairs of other countries".The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rhode blasts her way to skeet gold, equals world record


July 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kimberly Rhode of the United States won the gold medal in the women's skeet competition at the Olympics Sunday, equalling the world record along ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Phelps and I will still be friends, says Lochte


July 29th, 2012 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) "Whatever happens, we will still be friends," was the promise made by Ryan Lochte following his stunning win in the final of the men's 400 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Olympics swimming: Rochte claims gold, Phelps off podium (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) US swimming sensation Ryan Lochte stole the headlines at the London Olympics swimming Saturday with a emphatic win in the men's 400 metres individual medley, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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