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Briton held for peeping into Chinese women swimmers changing room


August 15th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) A Briton has pleaded guilty to voyeurism after he was caught spying on the Chinese women's swimming team during the London Olympics in their changing room.Declan ... Read more...

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Srinagar to get its first joggers park


April 17th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) Musical fountains, a modern gymnasium, jogging tracks, lawn tennis and basket ball courts, multi-cuisine continental restaurant, library and a swimming pool -- the scenic Srinagar city ... Read more...

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Gehlot’s chopper makes emergency landing


November 20th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 20 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had a narrow escape Sunday when the helicopter he was flying in developed a technical snag and had to make an ... Read more...

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US vice president reaches China on official visit


August 18th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Beijing on a six-day official visit to China.Biden is making the visit at the invitation of his Chinese ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Moscow river boat accident


July 31st, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nine people were killed when a pleasure boat collided with a barge and sank in Russia's Moskva river here Sunday. The accident occurred at about 1.30 ... Read more...

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Brit council plans to warm swimming pool with heat from crematorium


January 25th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): A council in Britain has made a proposal to save money and combat global warming by heating a leisure centre and swimming pool using heat generated by a ... Read more...

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Train for aero sports at Haryana centre


November 14th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) A sports centre in Haryana will be the country's first to provide training for all aero sports disciplines like para-jumping, gliding and power flying, an official said Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Aero Club of India to organise workshop


April 29th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 29 (IANS) Aero Club of India will organise a workshop in Haryana May 1-2 to generate interest in adventurous aero sports among youths, an official said Thursday. The workshop will be ... Read more...

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Aero sports centre launched in Haryana


January 31st, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 31 (IANS) The country's first aero sports centre was Sunday launched at Bachhaud air strip near Narnaul town in Haryana. Named after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, himself a trained commercial ... Read more...

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Haryana to set up aviation centre


December 19th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 19 (IANS) The Haryana government and the Aero Club of India will set up a national-level aero sports centre in the state Jan 31, an official said Saturday. The official said ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Mexican reporter found dead


November 4th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 4 (EFE) A crime reporter kidnapped outside his home in the northwestern Mexican city of Durango was found dead 10 hours later, authorities said. The body of Vladimir Antuna, ... Read more...

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Braless Mischa Barton nips out in New York


August 14th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 14 (ANI): Mischa Barton left little to imagination after stepping out braless during a break from the shooting of a show.The actress reportedly smoked near-permanently on ciggies while taking ... Read more...

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Mischa Barton hits the gym for healthy-living


August 14th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Mischa Barton was said to have hit the gym in a bid to embark on a new healthy lifestyle.The actress, who was placed under the care of ... Read more...

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Mischa Barton trying hard to get fit


August 13th, 2009 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Troubled actress Mischa Barton has embarked on a health regime and has hired a personal trainer to help her get fit. The 23-year-old who was placed under involuntary ... Read more...

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Taste, not health, driving factor in bottled water consumption


June 19th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Most people believe that bottled water is healthier than tap water, a new research has found.However, such individuals are unaware of the exact benefits of consuming packed water ... Read more...

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Freedom makes kids ‘more active’


April 6th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): Kids who are allowed to visit friends and go shopping on their own are more active, according to a new study.Researchers at the University of Bristol tracked the ... Read more...

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Madonna buys Christmas gift for Alex Rodriguez’s children


December 5th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Baseball star Alex Rodriguez and pop star Madonna are being spotted together a lot more these days and the latest is that the 50-year-old singer has bought Christmas ... Read more...

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Mumbais global warming pool to raise awareness about climate change


November 27th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 27 (ANI): Indian financial capital Mumbai now boasts an eye-catching swimming pool, which has been built to raise awareness about the threat of sea level rises due to global ... Read more...

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Tough fight on cards for women’s hockey gold: Aussie coach


July 31st, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 31 (Xinhua) Australian women's hockey coach Frank Murray predicts a close competition for the coveted Olympic gold in Beijing. "There are six or seven teams that can win. Besides us, ... Read more...

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Olympic torch relay sets off in Quanzhou


May 12th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Quanzhou (China), May 12 (Xinhua) The Beijing Olympic torch relay started Monday in China's southeastern coastal city Quanzhou, the third stop in Fujian province. After the relay started at the front square ... Read more...

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Bombay Hockey Association seeks lease extension


April 23rd, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai 23 April (IANS) The Bombay Hockey Association (BHA) has appealed to Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh to extend the lease of its sprawling 18,800 square metres playground located in downtown Mumbai. ... Read more...

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Seventy years on, Austrians still struggle with Anschluss


March 11th, 2008 - 9:43 am ICT by admin
By Ivonne Marschall Vienna, March 11 (DPA) In March 1938, Nazi troops marched into Austria and 250,000 cheered the return of Adolf Hitler to his native country on Vienna's Heldenplatz square. In their ... Read more...

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