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Olympic bronze: Heavyweights Pulev and Mammadov win bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bulgaria's Tervel Pulev and Azerbaijan's Teymur Mammadov won bronze in the men's Olympic 91kg boxing here Friday after losing their respective semi-finals.Ukraine's Olexander Usyk ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Bhanot calls CBI case prejudiced


July 27th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Lalit Bhanot, the former secretary-general of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee, Friday told a special CBI court hearing a corruption case against him that ... Read more...

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CWG graft: Bhanot denies financial role


July 26th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Lalit Bhanot, former secretary-general of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee, Thursday told a Delhi court hearing a graft case against him that he enjoyed ... Read more...

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Bhanot opposes charges in CWG graft case (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Former secretary-general of the Commonwealth Games (CWG)organising committee Lalit Bhanot Tuesday opposed in a Delhi special court the charges against him in a corruption case ... Read more...

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Court notice to Kalmadi over London visit (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in a graft case, on a plea ... Read more...

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Kalmadi eyes London trip during Olympics


July 12th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) chairman and graft accused Suresh Kalmadi Thursday moved a Delhi court seeking permission to attend a meeting in ... Read more...

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Kalmadi opposes charges in CWG graft case


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi Wednesday opposed in a Delhi court the charges against him in a corruption case related ... Read more...

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Teenage obesity raises cancer risk


June 16th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Men who were overweight or obese as teenagers are more likely to die from cancer in later life, says a study.Even losing weight during middle age ... Read more...

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Scientists take major step toward first biological test for autism


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Scientists have developed the best biologically based test for autism to date.The test, developed by researchers at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital and the University of Utah, was able ... Read more...

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A quarter of overweight women think they’re normal


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A quarter of obese women don't think they have a weight problem at all, a study shows.Young mothers are particularly at risk of obesity, but fail to recognise ... Read more...

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Hamilton still chasing ‘impossible dream’ of winning F1 championship


November 9th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9(ANI): British Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton insists that he can still come from behind to win this year's championship title race.To win the drivers' title, Hamilton must win the ... Read more...

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People who exercise regularly ‘less likely to get a cold’


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): A new research has indicated that people who are physically fit and active have fewer and milder colds.The US researchers based their findings on 1,000 adults up to ... Read more...

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McLaren to support reigning F1 champ Button’s never-say-die campaign


October 30th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30(ANI): McLaren Formula One team has said that it would support Jenson Button's campaign to retain his title despite the reigning champion trailing leader Fernando Alonso by over 40 points. ... Read more...

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F1 title challenge is ‘not over until it’s over’: Button


October 29th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29(ANI): Reigning Formula One champion Jenson Button reckons that he can still win the championship title despite trailing leader Fernando Alonso by 42 points with only two races remaining.Button had ... Read more...

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Vettel not giving up yet on F1 championship title chance


October 28th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28(ANI): Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel reckons that he can still win the Formula One championship title despite trailing leader Fernando Alonso by 25 points with only two races remaining.Vettel failed ... Read more...

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Hamilton’s ‘few misjudgments’ may cost him F1 championship title: Ex-champ


October 26th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26(ANI): Former British Formula One champion Nigel Mansell has said that McLaren's Lewis Hamilton will only have himself to blame if his championship title bid ends in failure.Hamilton insists that ... Read more...

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F1 championship isn’t out of my reach, says Hamilton


October 25th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25(ANI): British Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton insists that he can still come from behind to win this year's championship title race.Hamilton shrugged off a run of poor results to ... Read more...

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Ferrari’s Alonso takes F1 lead with Korean Grand Prix victory


October 24th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Yeongam (South Korea), Oct 24(ANI): Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has taken the Formula One championship lead after winning the rain-hit Korean Grand Prix on Sunday.Alonso took the chequered flag 14.9 seconds ahead of ... Read more...

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Kilimanjaro climbers ‘putting their health at risk’


October 19th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Experts have warned that people climbing Mount Kilimanjaro are taking unnecessary risks with their health.Travel firms have seen an increase in bookings following the successful summit by nine ... Read more...

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Vijender to spearhead India’s CWG boxing challenge


August 31st, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Beijing Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh will spearhead India's boxing challenge at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games here. The 10-member Indian team was selected after two-day trials at ... Read more...

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Changed points system in football promoting dirty play


June 26th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): The change in the system used to reward wins in the European leagues, going from two to three points, has led to an increase in dirty play in ... Read more...

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Button backs ‘new scoring system’ to keep his F1 championship title bid alive


May 26th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26(ANI): Reigning Formula One champion Jenson Button insists that he is still in the race for the championship title despite a successful season so far for the Red Bull team. ... Read more...

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Tennessee and Delaware win Race to the Top


March 30th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): U.S. public education received a jolt on Monday by the Obama administration after it selected only two states, Delaware and Tennessee to receive $600 million ... Read more...

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NRI golf tournament to promote Chandigarh tourism


December 18th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 18 (IANS) More than 113 non-residential Indians from 11 countries teed off Friday at the three-day Chandigarh Golfing Tour, an initiative of the local administration to promote tourism. ... Read more...

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India one of 12 World Series Boxing franchisees


June 24th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India is among the 12 countries to have been alloted a franchise for the International Boxing Association's ambitious World Series of Boxing (WSB) starting September. The IBA has ... Read more...

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Now a professional boxing series on IPL lines


April 23rd, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is confident of roping in Indian corporates to buy a city-based franchise in its ambitious World Series Boxing (WSB)inspired by the Indian ... Read more...

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Now, a mathematical model to tell if true love will last


March 26th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Couples wondering if their true love is heading for a lifetime of happiness have been provided with a mathematical test to find out if they are a match ... Read more...

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Wins not points to decide Formula One title


March 18th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Paris/Rio de Janeiro, March 18 (DPA) The number of wins rather than the highest number of points will decide the Formula One title from the 2009 season onwards, world motorsport federation FIA ... Read more...

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Pine bark extract reduces jetlag


November 6th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 6 (ANI): A bark extract from the French maritime pine tree can help reduce jet lag in passengers by nearly 50 percent, reveals a new study.The study, carried out ... Read more...

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Anand draws again, lies at the bottom in Bilbao chess


September 10th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bilbao (Spain), Sep 10 (IANS) India's Viswanathan Anand languished at the bottom with yet another draw against Teimour Radjabov of Ukraine, his sixth in seven games, as he was still trying to ... Read more...

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India best human rights performer in South Asia: report


August 1st, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India is the best human rights performer in South Asia, while Sri Lanka has the worst human rights record, according to a report released by human rights ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet cuts cancer risk by 12pc


July 2nd, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): The benefits of a Mediterranean diet are not just confined to healthy weight loss. According to a new research, the diet rich in fruit and vegetables can ... Read more...

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World No.1 Dan leads Chinese trio in semi-finals


March 8th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by admin
(All-England badminton Roundup) Xinhua Birmingham, March 8 (Xinhua) World No.1 Lin Dan sailed to a 21-17, 21-11 win over Kenneth Jonassen of Denmark while his fellow Chinese Bao Chunlai and Chen Jin also booked ... Read more...

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