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Maken retreats; AITA, Bhupathi back to square one (Roundup)


June 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday stuck to his guns of not playing the London Olympics with his estranged friend Leander Paes after Sports Minister Ajay Maken ... Read more...

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Kevin Pietersen retires from ODIs and T20s


May 31st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of one-day international cricket.The 31-year-old, who will continue to play tests, cited the increasing ... Read more...

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Brazil’s wireless carriers challenge 4G auction plans


May 12th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's four largest wireless carriers have filed applications challenging plans for an auction of 4G spectrum currently scheduled for June, telecom regulator Anatel said.Vivo, a unit ... Read more...

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‘Obese women receive lower starting salaries’


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 2 (IANS) Obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and also receive lower starting salaries than their slim colleagues, an Australian study ... Read more...

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A film is no more a family outing: Dharmendra (Interview)


July 13th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) He has nearly 250 films to his credit, has dabbled in politics and, at the age of 75, is donning a new role. Dharmendra, ... Read more...

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A hit Bollywood producer reveals his golden rule


April 7th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) One of the most reliable names among the new crop of Bollywood producers has a simple rule - go for the script, not the ... Read more...

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Andy Murray, bro Jamie eye doubles gold at London Olympics


March 16th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): British No.1 Andy Murray and his brother Jamie have set their sights on winning doubles gold at London Olympics in 2012.The Scots bid for a place in the ... Read more...

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“Pak selectors overlooked Tahir since he wasn’t one to say “Yes, Sir” all the time”


March 5th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 5(ANI): Pakistan selectors overlooked bowler Imran Tahir for the national squad because was not one to say "Yes, Sir" all the time, former Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Wasim has claimed.Tahir, who ... Read more...

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China to prepare astronauts for long stay in space


January 18th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) China is preparing astronauts for long-term missions so that they can "carry out manned explorations of deep space in the future", an official said.A five-year programme to ready ... Read more...

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China to test endurance of its astronauts in space


January 18th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.18 (ANI): China plans to test the endurance of its astronauts in space through long-term missions.According to the China Daily, the aim is to establish the astronauts' operational and decision-making abilities ... Read more...

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Give a chance to relationship through Bindass’ ‘Love Lock Up’


January 5th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) After "Emotional Atyachaar", which saw many relationships ending on a bitter note, UTV Bindaas will now work as a counsellor and offer couples struggling to stay in ... Read more...

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Notice issued over nursery admission guidelines


December 17th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) Friday issued notice to the Delhi government over the nursery admission guidelines, saying they were violative of the ... Read more...

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CBI recommends case against former Chandigarh official


December 8th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has recommended a criminal case against a Haryana bureaucrat, earlier serving with the Chandigarh administration, for his role in a teachers recruitment ... Read more...

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High court dismisses woman wrestler’s plea


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed the petition of a woman wrestler who challenged the selection criteria of the Wrestling Federation of India for the Commonwealth Games. ... Read more...

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US-based NRIs raise funds for imparting education to Punjab’s needy students


July 16th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi. July 16 (ANI): The contribution of NRIs (Non-Resident Indians) belonging to Punjab is immense as far as providing help in the sectors of health, sports and education. ... Read more...

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‘Angry’ Misbah says he felt like burning his cricket kit upon being axed


June 25th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 25 (ANI): Dejected over not being selected for the upcoming Test tour of England, Pakistan middle order batsman Misbah-ul-Haq has said that he almost felt like burning his cricket kit ... Read more...

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Teacher recruitment scam hits Chandigarh again


February 24th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) Irregularities in teacher recruitment for government schools have rocked Chandigarh for the second time in five months. The latest controversy is about last-minute changes in criteria ... Read more...

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Allahabad Railway begins first ever recruitment for women porters


July 30th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, July 30 (ANI): First ever lot of women candidates appeared for the physical aptitude test conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board at Allahabad on Thursday for the post of porters.This is ... Read more...

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Researchers unravel mystique of great footballers


June 29th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 29 (IANS) Wonder how star soccer players like Ronaldo and Beckham dazzle fans with their intricate footwork and amazing ball control? Their skill is just as important, if not more ... Read more...

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What makes a great footballer


June 29th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new study has divulged into the secrets of what makes a great footballer.While most fans are in awe of what football players can do with a football, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pacer Bond ready to turn out for Kiwis again


June 7th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 7 (ANI): Fast bowler Shane Bond says that he is fit and ready to turn out for the New Zealand cricket team after advising the national body that he has ... Read more...

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Goa asked not to change dental college admission rules


May 4th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 4 (IANS) The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court Monday asked the Goa government not to change the process of admissions to the Goa Dental College - the ... Read more...

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Family history linked to increased blood clot risk


March 24th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Children and siblings of people with venous thrombosis, or blood clots in the veins, may be more than twice as likely to develop the condition than those ... Read more...

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Gujarat Congress to form poll panel soon


March 2nd, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 2 (IANS) The Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee will form a four-member panel of senior leaders to start the process of selecting probable candidates for the 26 Lok Sabha seats in ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden applies for Best Job in the World!


February 4th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 4 (ANI): The Great Barrier Reefs dream job is attracting jobseekers from all over the world including the terrorism sector!A man claiming to be the world''s most wanted terrorist, ... Read more...

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Butt gags PCB officials


January 9th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has banned senior Board officials from speaking to the media.According to a PCB media release issued Friday, chairman Ijaz Butt has authorised Saleem ... Read more...

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Sports Minister promises Reena to help her out


July 21st, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Sports Minister M. S. Gill, who has promised that no athlete will get a raw deal in matters of selection to the Beijing Games, has met archer ... Read more...

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Scot call-centre workers fear job outsourcing to India


May 29th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
London, May 29 (ANI): A leading business services firm in Scotland has announced that it is relocating more than 300 of its jobs to India.Capita said that it had already ... Read more...

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Malik crosses sword with Chief Selector over team selection


January 15th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by admin
Lahore, Jan 15 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik and chief selector Salahuddin Ahmad are learnt to have crossed swords over the selection criteria of the national team for the upcoming ODI ... Read more...

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