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US Open: Sania-Bethanie advance to second round


August 31st, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Sania Mirza of India and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands, seeded 13th, advanced to the second round of the women's doubles at the US ... 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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Chess Olympiad: Three teams share lead


August 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Poland, Spain and Germany moved into lead after the second round of the TATA 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind here Saturday.Spain and Poland led ... Read more...

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Olympics: Silver medallist Afanaseva may quit gymnastics


August 8th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian gymnast Ksenia Afanaseva is considering retirement after winning silver at the London Olympics in the team all-around, she said Wednesday.Afanaseva, 20, is a two-time ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Romania’s Izbasa vaults to gold


August 5th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Romania's Sandra Izbasa won the Olympic gold in the women's vault here Sunday.The 22-year-old gymnast, who took gold in the floor exercise in Beijing, scored ... Read more...

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China qualify for women’s epee team semis at London Olympics


August 4th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) China beat Germany 45-42 to qualify for the semi-finals of the women's epee team event at the Olympic Games Saturday.Leading 40-34 into the final bout, China's ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: American Douglas pips Russians to gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sixteen-year-old American gymnast Gabby Douglas won the gold in the women's individual all around competition on Thursday, leaving Russia with silver and bronze.Douglas triumphed with ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: China’s Lin Qinfeng lifts 69-kg gold


August 1st, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lin Qingfeng dominated the men's 69-kg competition to win China's third weightlifting gold at the London Olympics.Lin snatched 157 kg and added 187 kg in ... Read more...

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US captures Olympic gold in artistic gymnastics


August 1st, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US emphatically captured the artistic gymnastics gold at the London Olympics Tuesday, finishing well clear of the Russians, who claimed silver.The Americans won with ... Read more...

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Judo: Brazilian Menezes wins 48kg gold


July 29th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) World number two Sarah Menezes of Brazil overcame defending champion Alina Dumitru of Romania to win the women's 48kg judo title at the London Olympics here ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals tally


July 29th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The following is the medals tally of the 2012 London Games here Saturday.Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina ... Read more...

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Galstyan wins first gold for Russia in judo


July 28th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian judoka Arsen Galstyan won his country's first Olympic gold medal in London Saturday, beating Japan's Hiroaki Hiraoka in the 60 kg final.It took the ... Read more...

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Indian archers ranked 3rd for Olympic qualifier


June 20th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) The Indian troika of Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee and Tarundeep Rai gave the country the third place in the London Olympics qualification round at Ogden, in ... Read more...

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Georgia retains European Nations rugby trophy


June 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), June 10 (IANS) Defending champions Georgia trounced Ukraine 33-3 to finish their 2012 European Nations Cup rugby tournament with a fifth title.Saturday's game was re-scheduled from April and ... Read more...

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Federer equals Jimmy Connors’ record of Grand Slam victories


May 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Roger Federer eased past Germany's Tomas Kamke 6-2, 7-5, 6-3 in the men's singles first round of the French Open here Monday, equalling Jimmy Connors' ... Read more...

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EU unemployment rate reaches 14-year high


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (UN) unemployment rate in February rose for the tenth consecutive month, reaching its highest numbers in more than 14 years, officials said on Monday.In ... Read more...

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Indian men and women finish 27th at World TT


April 1st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), April 1 (IANS) India finished 27th in the men's and women's category at the World Team Table Tennis Championships here.The Anthony Amalraj-led men's side beat Brazil 3-2 Saturday ... Read more...

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Top teams reach quarters at World TT


March 29th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 29 (IANS) The fourth day of the World Table Tennis Championship saw expected group toppers and some less-fancied teams moving into the second round. In the women's ... Read more...

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Chinese women seal quarterfinal slot at TT world meet


March 28th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 28 (IANS) The Chinese women's team secured its position in the quarterfinals of the world team table tennis championships following a 3-1 victory over Romania here Wednesday.China's ... Read more...

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Catalin Predoiu appointed Romania’s acting PM (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bucharest, Feb 6 (IANS) Romanian President Traian Basescu Monday named Catalin Predoiu as the country's acting prime minister after Emil Boc stepped down from the post while announcing his cabinet's ... Read more...

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Romanian prime minister resigns


February 6th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bucharest, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc resigned Monday along with his cabinet, media reported."It is the time for important political decisions. That is why I made ... Read more...

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Romanian PM resigns


February 6th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc announced Monday the resignation of his government, media reported."It is the time for important political decisions. That is why I ... Read more...

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UAE, Romania seek close trade ties


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Romania have discussed ways to boost their economic cooperation.The talks were held between UAE Economy Minister Sultan Al Mansoori and his Romanian counterpart ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi lose first round encounter in London


November 21st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi lost their first round Group A encounter against Swede Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau of Romania 6-7(6), 1-6 in the ... Read more...

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World Junior TT: Ankita Das goes down fighting in quarters


November 20th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), Nov 20 (IANS) Ankita Das managed to take two games off higher-ranked Chinese Ruochen Gu before losing 3-11, 2-11, 11-7, 8-11, 11-9, 12-14 in the quarterfinals of the ... Read more...

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Chauncey Hardy dies at the age of 23 years


October 10th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bucharest, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American basketball star Chauncey Hardy has died at the age of 23. Police in Romania says they have arrested a man in connection with the death of ... Read more...

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US to deploy ballistic missiles in Poland


September 16th, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will deploy elements of a missile defence shield in Poland by 2018, both the countries said in a joint statement Thursday."The United States ... Read more...

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Goa’s illegally operated mines asked to shut down


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) Nineteen out of the 100 odd operational mines in Goa have been ordered to be shut down by the state's top pollution control authority for ... Read more...

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New Zealand man attempts hugging world record


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, July 2 (IANS) A New Zealand man is asking people to help break the world record for the largest group hug.More than 10,000 people are needed to break ... Read more...

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UAE signs open air services pact with Romania


June 21st, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday signed an Open Air Services Agreement with Romania.The pact allows any number of designated airlines of both countries to perform ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi in semifinals of AEGON Championships


June 11th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have entered the men's doubles semifinal of the 694,250 euro AEGON Championships tennis.The third-seeded Indian pair saved eight of the ... Read more...

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Romania says its vegetables safe for consumption


June 7th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Bucharest, June 7 (IANS) Romania has said vegetables grown in the country were not infected with the E. coli bacteria and were safe for consumption, Xinhua reported."There is no danger ... Read more...

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Quit drinking or die, doctors tell Winehouse


May 31st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Singer Amy Winehouse's doctors have given her an ultimatum - either she should quit drinking or brace herself for the worst.The 27-year-old is being currently ... Read more...

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Ruia Group acquires company in France


May 17th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Kolkata-based Ruia Group has acquired a France-based automotive sealing manufacturing company with units in Europe and Africa, a company press release said Tuesday.According to the release, ... Read more...

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Two US nationals charged with helping Taliban


April 30th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 30 (IANS) Two American nationals have been extradited from Romania to the US on charges of providing the Taliban with high-tech weapons to protect their ... Read more...

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