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Stuttgart draw 2-2 with Steaua Bucharest


September 21st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, Sep 21 (IANS) German side Stuttgart managed a 2-2 draw against Steaua Bucharest at Europa League with a late equaliser by Georg Niedermeier at the soldout Mercedes Benz Arena ... Read more...

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Leverkusen held to goalless draw by Kharkiv


September 21st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 21 (IANS) Leverkusen and Metalist Kharkiv started with one point in their UEFA Europa League adventure following a goalless draw in Group K at BayArena.Metalist Kharkiv suffered two ... Read more...

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Brazil’s industrial production shows recovery signs


September 13th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 13 (IANS) Brazil's industrial production is showing signs of recovery, central bank President Alexandre Tombini said.At a public Senate hearing Wednesday, Tombini said that now Brazil ... Read more...

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Argentina remain on top despite 1-1 draw


September 12th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 12 (IANS) Peru's Bayern Munich striker Claudio Pizarro missed a first-half penalty as Argentina held on for a barely deserved 1-1 draw in their football ... Read more...

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India U-16 lose second football friendly


September 12th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian team, presently training here for the final phase of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Tournament later this month, lost 2-1 to the UAE ... Read more...

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Menezes to keep same squad for China friendly


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes has ruled out making major changes to his team for Monday's international friendly against China in Recife city.The match follows ... Read more...

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Denmark held to a goalless draw by Czechs


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 9 (IANS) The Danish national football team drew 0-0 with the Czech Republic in the first round of the qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, at ... Read more...

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VIlla happy to be back in Spanish squad


September 8th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 8 (IANS) Spanish striker David Villa expressed his satisfaction at returning to international football with a goal against Saudi Arabia.Villa came on as a substitute for Fernando ... Read more...

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Germany defeat Faroe Islands 3-0


September 8th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 8 (IANS) Germany sealed an expected 3-0 win against Faroe Islands in Group C to start with a win in 2014 World Cup qualifiers owing to a brace ... Read more...

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Sesa FA bow out of Durand Cup


August 31st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Sesa FA lost to Air India 5-6 on penalties in the Durand Cup football semifinal here at the Ambedkar Stadium Friday.Air India had pushed the ... Read more...

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Texmaco’s coach unit to be commissioned this fiscal


August 30th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Leading wagon manufacturer Texmaco, which is in the process of product diversification, has said that its unit for EMU (electric multiple unit) and metro coaches would ... Read more...

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CSKA look to dominate AIK again


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) CSKA Moscow coach Leonid Slutsky is expecting Swedish side AIK to sit back and defend despite needing at least a goal in the second leg ... Read more...

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Nepal played better than us: Koevarmans


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans credited Nepal for holding the hosts to a goalless draw in a rain-marred Nehru Cup football match at the ... Read more...

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US durable goods orders go up


August 25th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) New orders for US-manufactured durable goods rose for the third consecutive month in July, said authorities. Orders for durable goods increased 4.2 percent last month to ... Read more...

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India will be tough opposition: Maldives coach


August 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Maldives' coach Istvan Urbanyi said their next match in the Nehru Cup foortball tournament against India Saturday would be a difficult one.The Maldives Thursday ... Read more...

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2,270 delegates to attend CPC Congress


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) A total of 2,270 delegates have been elected to attend the upcoming 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Xinhua reported Monday.President Hu ... Read more...

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Hannover qualifies for Europa League playoffs


August 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (IANS) Bundesliga football club Hannover defeated Irish team St. Patrick's Athletic 5-0 on aggregate to qualify for Europa League playoffs.Hannover wrapped a 3-0 away win in the ... Read more...

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Olympics women’s hockey: China lose to Japan, miss making semis


August 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) China failed to reach the women's hockey semifinals at the London Olympics after losing to Japan 0-1 in the last round of group matches.China collected ... Read more...

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Less rains likely in August-September: IMD


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) With rain deficits reported in major parts of the country, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Thursday said the country is likely to receive less rains ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: Jiao wins 200m butterfly for China


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Jiao Liuyang of China sped to gold in the women's 200 metres butterfly at the London Olympics here Wednesday.Jiao, the Beijing silver medallist at the age ... Read more...

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Petrov looking at three teams for 2013


July 28th, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Formula One driver Vitaly Petrov's manager Oksana Kosachenko said Friday the Russian is in talks with three teams apart from his current Caterham team, ... Read more...

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China’s economy expected to pick up


July 26th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) China's economic growth has bottomed out and will pick up in the second half of this year on government monetary and fiscal support as well as ... Read more...

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Red Bull chief optimistic about team’s chances


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 23 (IANS) Red Bull boss Christian Horner remains optimistic about their team's chances despite Ferrari's Fernando Alonso gaining a 34-point lead in the Formula One World Championship."The second ... Read more...

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Singapore’s online advertisement spending surges


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, July 23 (IANS) The online advertisement spending in Singapore surged to 135.9 million Singapore dollars ($107.9 million) last year, crossing the 100 million Singapore dollars mark for the first ... Read more...

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Zenit kick off title defence with Amkar win


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A brace from Alexander Kerzhakov helped reigning Russian football champions Zenit St. Petersburg open their title defence with a 2-0 defeat of Amkar Perm Sunday.Kerzhakov, ... Read more...

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De Beers to reduce diamond production


July 21st, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) South African diamond mining major De Beers will produce 28-30 million carats of rough diamond in 2012, lower than last year's production of 31.3 million carats, ... Read more...

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US industrial production rises


July 18th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) US industrial production increased 0.4 percent in June, a fresh evidence of the ongoing US economic recovery, the US Federal Reserve said in a report. The ... Read more...

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Hong Kong may soon have a million companies


July 16th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 16 (IANS) The total number of local companies registered in Hong Kong reached 997,750 at the end of June, Xinhua reported.The figure was up 41,358 from the ... Read more...

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India lose to Britain in tri-nation hockey


July 15th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), July 15 (IANS) India lost 1-3 to Great Britain in the inaugural match of the tri-nation invitational hockey tournament, the team's final warm-up event ahead of the London ... Read more...

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Rubin beat Zenit, win Russian Super Cup


July 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Samara (Russia), July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rubin Kazan won the season-opening Russian Super Cup, beating league winners Zenit St. Petersburg 2-0 thanks to first-half goals from Salvatore Brocchetti and Vladimir ... Read more...

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Japan’s current account surplus falls


July 9th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 9 (IANS) Japan's current account surplus fell 62.6 percent in May from a year earlier to 215.1 billion yen, according to a report released by the government Monday.The ... Read more...

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Reading completes Pogrebnyak signing


July 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has joined English Premier League side Reading after receiving a British work permit, the club said.Pogrebnyak, who spent the second ... Read more...

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`Europe’s debt crisis to be prolonged’


July 6th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 6 (IANS) Europe's debt crisis has the nature of protracting and consistently existing due to the failure to tackle the region's fundamental structural problems, South Korea's finance minister ... Read more...

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No short-term solution to economic crisis: Brazil


July 5th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, July 5 (IANS) There is no short-term solution to the current global economic woe, which is no less serious than the 2008 global financial crisis, said Brazilian ... Read more...

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Arsenal expect Arshavin in training by July 21


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal expect midfielder Andrei Arshavin to return to the English football club by July 21.The 31-year-old midfielder spent the second half of last season ... Read more...

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