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Brazilians want greater say in World Cup mascot name


September 21st, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS) Brazilian football fans have called for a greater say in the naming of the country's 2014 World Cup mascot.Days after confirming an armadillo as ... Read more...

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Despite mixed reviews, ‘Mugamoodi’ weekend collection about Rs.10 crore


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Audiences have given the thumbs up to Jiiva's superhero image in Mysskin directed Tamil movie "Mugamoodi". Made on a budget of Rs.20 core, it has ... Read more...

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Join armed forces, AMU chief says


August 30th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice chancellor Lt. Gen. Zamir Uddin Shah has urged students to consider armed forces as a profitable career option. Gen Shah said ... Read more...

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Hockey India to appoint high performance manager


August 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) In the aftermath of the London debacle, Hockey India (HI) Wednesday decided to appoint a high performance manager, who will oversee the affairs of all ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal intensifies attack on Obama


July 19th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, speculated among Mitt Romney's potential running mates, has stepped up his attacks on President Barack Obama for allegedly distorting ... Read more...

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Players should put country first, says Maken


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's sports minister Ajay Maken Friday appealed to the bickering tennis stars Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to stop the infighting and ... Read more...

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Goa information commissioner’s posting hits RTI roadblock


June 19th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 19 (IANS) The appointment of a new state information commissioner (SIC) in Goa has hit a Right To Information (RTI) roadblock.The Goa government has been forced to seek ... Read more...

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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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It’s for AITA to pick the Olympic team, says Maken (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Tuesday washed his hands of the issue of selecting India's tennis doubles team for the London Olympics, saying it is ... Read more...

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‘Will convince Bhupathi or Bopanna to play with Hesh’


June 19th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) All India Tennis Association (AITA) president Anil Khanna said Tuesday that sending one team for the 2012 London Olympics is the best option to ... Read more...

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Won’t interfere with Air India pilots’ training: Delhi High Court


May 11th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In a setback for pilots of the erstwhile Indian Airlines, the Delhi High Court Friday refused to interfere with the training of Air India pilots ... Read more...

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Apex court backs women tour operators on Haj quota (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Even as it reserved its verdict, the Supreme Court Monday asked the government to consider women private operators in the process for the allocation of ... Read more...

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Apex court backs women tour operators on Haj quota


April 30th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Even as it reserved its verdict, the Supreme Court Monday asked the government to consider women private operators in the process for the allocation of ... Read more...

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Now, a peek into secretive Nobel selection process


March 30th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Nobel prize-awarding institutions, known for their secrecy, are making public the process of nomination and selection of this year's laureates.Details such as the number ... Read more...

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India says no BRICS candidate for World Bank


March 26th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) India Monday said the BRICS forum of emerging countries have no plans to field or rally behind a common candidate to head the World Bank, ... 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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Sri Lanka selectors must go, says Ranatunga (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka's cricket selection panel should be axed following the team's shabby showing in South Africa and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), former captain Arjuna Ranatunga ... Read more...

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Ranatunga says SL selectors must resign over team’s poor performance


January 16th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 16 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan cricket captain-turned-politician Arjuna Ranatunga says the current national cricket selection panel should be sacked following the national team's poor performance in the United ... Read more...

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CBI busts recruitment racket in ordnance factory


December 29th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has busted a racket in recruitment for technical jobs at the Varangaon Ordnance Factory, involving a couple of union leaders ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani singers to battle it out on ‘Sur-kshetra’


December 21st, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Talented singers from India and Pakistan will fight it out on a common platform -- a new reality show "Sur-kshetra" -- where singer-composer Himesh Reshammiya ... Read more...

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Government gets notice on information panel vacancies (Lead)


December 14th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the Central Information Commission (CIC) on a petition seeking filling up of vacancies ... Read more...

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Goa cricket officials interfering in U-19 selection: Coach


December 7th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) Former Ranji player and coach of Goa's under-19 cricket team Avinash Aware has complained that Goa Cricket Association (GCA) officials are interfering in the selection of ... Read more...

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Congress questions Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta’s appointment


December 7th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 7 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee chief and former union minister of state for personnel and parliamentary affairs Suresh Pachouri Wednesday alleged lapses in the process of ... Read more...

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Ghorpade shortlisted for place in FIA academy


November 8th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 8 (IANS) India's multiple karting champion Parth Ghorpade has been chosen to compete for a place on the 2012 FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy. The 18-year old ... Read more...

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Centre to bring bill on selection of Lokayuktas: Narayanasamy


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The government is planning to bring a "model bill" to bring uniformity in the selection of Lokayuktas in the states, Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Himachal court summons public service commission chief


September 14th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has summoned the chairman of the state public service commission to appear before it with particulars of the selection committee that ... Read more...

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IITs, IISc to use CAT 2011 for MBA admissions


August 29th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have decided to use CAT 2011 as part of the selection process of ... Read more...

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Court quashes appointment of Punjab public service body chief


August 18th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the Parkash Singh Badal government, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Wednesday quashed the controversial appointment of former Shiromani Akali Dal ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel recommends transparency in Sahitya Akademi awards


August 17th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Wednesday recommended that the existing selection process for Sahitya Akademi awards - the highest literary honour in the country - be re-examined ... Read more...

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Structured coaching produces Chinese TT champions


July 26th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) China's players and coaches maintain that their country is dominating world table tennis because their structured coaching system churns out champion after champion.Winning nine of ... Read more...

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Kochi-based web TV Indiavibes wins prestigious award


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 25 (IANS) Kochi-based Indiavibes, which claims to be the country's first web TV, has been awarded the Bloomberg UTV-Aegis Graham Bell award 2011 for innovation in mobile content ... Read more...

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No vote for Fletcher in team selection


May 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Duncan Fletcher, who took charge of the Indian cricket team, was provided a subtle "dos and don'ts" list as it were in the course of his ... Read more...

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West Indies tour: Many ready for test if seniors given rest


May 12th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) India's new cricket coach Duncan Fletcher will have the first taste of the national selection process when he sits down with the selectors in ... Read more...

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Lokpal should be independent, agree panel members (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Keen to finish drafting of the anti-graft Lokpal Bill by June-end, the government and civil society representatives Saturday identified areas of agreement on the ... Read more...

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PCB summons Mohsin after he threatens to quit (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 4 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has summoned chief selector Mohsin Khan to its headquarters in Lahore Thursday after he threatened to resign over a selection controversy.Mohsin, ... Read more...

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