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Sharapova could carry Russian flag in Olympics


June 13th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova is a leading contender to carry the Russian flag at the opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Games in ... Read more...

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Army trains youth for armed forces’ career


May 30th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 30 (IANS) Crossing yet another milestone of Operation Sadbhavna (Goodwill) the Army has started training the youth of remote and border areas for a career in the armed ... Read more...

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Over 6,000 apply for NASA Astronaut Corps


February 5th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 6,000 individuals have applied for joining NASA's Astronaut Corps, twice as many as the US space agency usually receives, NASA said Sunday.Late last year, ... Read more...

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Manipur hosts seventh orange festival


December 25th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
Tameglonglong (Manipur), Dec.25 (ANI): The seventh orange festival was celebrated with enthusiasm and amid heavy security in Manipur's Tameglonglong District recently.People in large numbers participated in the two-day long festival, defying ... Read more...

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CBI arrests common man for cheating


December 16th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken into its custody a common man named Rajesh Kumar Singh alias Rajesh Kumar Rana for duping several innocent job ... Read more...

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I have been reckless about film choices: Gaurav Kapur (With Image)


November 19th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) VJ-turned-actor Gaurav Kapur, who was seen in films like "Darna Mana Hai" and "Chai Pani Etc", says he was not very careful in selecting his movies."I ... Read more...

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Ace woman boxer Sarita Devi threatens to give up Arjuna Award


October 1st, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI): Ace woman boxer Laishram Sarita Devi staged a silent protest outside the residence of Union Sports Minister M.S. Gill. on Friday demanding a retrial of the Asian Games' ... Read more...

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National wrestling coach rubbishes charges levelled by Sonika


August 14th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Nuqra Naqvi New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) National wrestling coach P.R. Sondhi Saturday said woman wrestler Sonika Kaliraman was given an opportunity to prove her mettle and secure selection for the Oct ... Read more...

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Hooper denies CAG’s corruption charges over selection procedure of Fast Track Sales


August 12th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Thursday strongly denied charges made in the interim report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) related to selection procedure of Fast ... Read more...

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Wrestler Sonika Kaliraman protests selection process for C’wealth Games


August 9th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 9 (ANI): The award-winning woman wrestler, Sonika Kaliraman, led a protest demonstration in the national capital on Monday alleging that the selection procedure of woman wrestlers for the upcoming ... Read more...

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Woman wrestler cries foul over Games selections


August 1st, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Praveen Kumar New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Just two months before the Commonwealth Games, an award-winning wrestler and daughter of renowned sportsperson Chandgi Ram has alleged that the selection procedure for Indian ... Read more...

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LFW 2010 To Be Chosen By Board Members


July 17th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Advisory Board of Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) has decided to take the selection procedure in their own hands. Banking on the achievements from the preceding season, ... Read more...

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‘Miffed’ Miandad livid over being ignored for team selection


June 5th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.5 (ANI): One can not keep former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad out of the news for long, as the current Director General Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has now criticised the selectors ... Read more...

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Pak needs imagination, proper game plan to progress in T20 WC: Sohail


May 8th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 8 (ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Aamir Sohail is disappointed at his team's crushing defeat against England in the Super Eight game of the ongoing ICC World T20 Championship, and has ... Read more...

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Court notice to IITs on joint entrance examination


April 8th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has sent notices to 15 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the ministry of human resource development to clarify their process of selection ... Read more...

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Discipline, fitness, performance, merit, prime criteria for selection: Mohsin Khan


March 27th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar.27 (ANI): Pakistan cricket chief selector Mohsin Khan has said that discipline, fitness and performance are the prime criterias based on which he selects players, and assured that as long as ... Read more...

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Star News to hunt for news anchors


March 26th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Taking a cue from popular entertainment-based talent hunt programmes, Star News -- which says there is a "resource gap of trained manpower in the television new ... 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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Latif backs ‘quota system’ in Pak cricket


February 12th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.12 (ANI): Former Pakistan wicket keeper Rashid Latif has criticised the Pakistan Cricket Board's selection procedure, saying many talented young players were being wasted due the power struggle between the four ... Read more...

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Punjab cabinet refuses to sanction speaker’s prosecution


December 22nd, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 22 (IANS) The Punjab cabinet Tuesday refused to grant permission to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prosecute state assembly speaker Nirmal Singh Kahlon in a corruption case. The CBI ... Read more...

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Underfire Butt writes letter to Zardari to explain his absence during NA’s meeting


December 19th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec. 19 (ANI): In a bid to safeguard his chair, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt has written a letter to President Asif Ali Zardari explaining his absence from ... Read more...

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Pak NA committee asks Zardari to dismiss, Butt, Bari and Alam


December 18th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 18 (ANI) : Pakistan National Assembly Standing Committee on Sports has urged President Asif Ali Zardari, as the patron of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), to remove board chairman Ijaz ... Read more...

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Pro-Maoist rights group ’shoe garland’ two Midnapore teachers


December 11th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Midnapore (WB), Dec 11 (ANI): Activists of a pro-Maoist group on Thursday hung shoes around the neck of two school teachers and a non-teaching staffer in Midnapore district, charging them with ... Read more...

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Younis Khan unlikely for Oz tour


December 8th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Dec. 8 (ANI): As the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials and chairman of the selection board meet here today (Tuesday) to select the team for the forthcoming Australian tour, the ... Read more...

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Sohail blames PCB’s faulty selection procedure for batsmen’s pitiable show


December 4th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.4 (ANI): Former Pakistan opener Aamir Sohail has blamed the faulty selection procedure for the team's poor show in the on-going Test series against New Zealand.Furious over the batting performance in ... Read more...

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Queen Latifah’s rapping plans


September 19th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rapper-actress Queen Latifah has some concrete plans for upcoming female rappers. She says that she will invite the aspiring female rappers from America to support her on tour. She feels that this ... Read more...

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Adopt new, transparent selection process for police forces: Chidambaram


September 14th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday asked the State Governments to adopt new, time bound and transparent selection process for the state police forces on the ... Read more...

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Recruitment scam: Police seek answers from Chandigarh official


September 12th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) The police here have given a questionnaire to the director public instruction (schools) Samwartak Singh in their ongoing probe into the teachers' recruitment scam in which he may ... Read more...

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IITs, engineering colleges may start joint counselling


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) In order to ensure that engineering seats don't fall vacant after the selection procedure is over, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) and other leading engineering colleges ... Read more...

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PCA rejects Yuvraj Singh’s claims regarding discrimination in selection


August 28th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Aug.28 (ANI): The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) has rejected middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh's claims regarding discrimination in selection procedure at the junior level.PCA secretary, MP Pandove said Singh's allegations were ... Read more...

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Scientists define global conservation priorities for endangered carnivores


August 27th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): In a new study, a team of Brazilian researchers has defined global conservation priorities that encompass socioeconomic and life-history factors for endangered carnivores.The team, led by Dr. Rafael ... Read more...

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Qadir summoned by Pak NA committee to explain reason for his sudden resignation


July 4th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 4 (ANI): Former Pakistan chief selector Abdul Qadir has been summoned by the National Assembly's Standing Committee on Sports to explain his sudden resignation from the post.The committee has asked ... Read more...

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New UK Border Agency regulations comes up with absurd questions


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): "Are you a terrorist?" It is a question that every foreign student, as young as five year-old, has to answer while applying to boarding schools in Britain.According ... Read more...

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Alam rejects Qadir’s charges of ‘interference’ in team’s selection procedure


June 15th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): The Pakistan cricket coach, Intikhab Alam, has rejected former chief selector Abdul Qadir's allegations that he was not given enough room in the team's selection procedures.Alam said he ... Read more...

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Kaka to be felicitated with Life Time Achievement at IIFA 2009


June 12th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna will be honoured by the Life Time Achievement Award in Macau this year. Talking to a news channel kaka expressed, "It's an honor to get this award ... Read more...

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