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India win U-19 World Cup as Chand-Patel overpower Australia (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) Skipper Unmukt Chand scored a spectacular hundred to help India upstage defending champions Australia by six wickets and win the Under-19 World Cup here Sunday. ... Read more...

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Mormugao port causing Vasco’s coal dust pollution: Minister


August 7th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 7 (IANS) Goa's environment minister Alina Saldanha Tuesday said the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) was responsible for the coal dust pollution in the port city of Vasco, 35 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indians, foreigners alike salute Gandhi


January 30th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Insisting that his teachings remained relevant today, some 300 Indians and foreigners gathered here Monday to mourn the death of Mahatma Gandhi at the very ... Read more...

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Jammu institute develops breast cancer drug


January 18th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 17 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM), Jammu, has developed a drug for the treatment of hypertension and breast cancer, an official said.The drug 'Risorine' is ... Read more...

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Dravid scores classy 100, India poised for a big total


November 14th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Classy Rahul Dravid cracked a flawless hundred as India set themselves up for a big first innings total on day one of the second cricket ... Read more...

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Maharashtra bids adieu to Lord Ganesh (Lead)


September 11th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) The Ganesh immersion ceremonies were a peaceful affair in Maharashtra Sunday, except for an accidental death and a couple of drowning incidents, officials said.Sunday marked the ... Read more...

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Top teams can have tough time in national hockey quarters


June 15th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 15 (IANS) The national hockey championship has reached its league end and the knockout stage, starting Thursday, should produce tougher contests. The league phase with 32 teams was ... Read more...

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Daredevils play on another fresh Kotla wicket


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils turned out on a new Ferozeshah Kotla square that had a fair sprinkling of grass in their Indian Premier League match ... Read more...

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Lord Ganesha worshiped to open Nevada Earth Day Celebrations


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 02 (ANI): Nevada Earth Day 2011 celebrations here today opened with prayers from ancient Sanskrit scriptures and Baha'i prayer in Farsi.After lighting incense before Lord Ganesha statue and sprinkling ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hasina wants Islam as Bangladesh state religion (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) Bangladesh's ruling Awami League would like to retain Islam as the state religion but wants all religions to enjoy equal rights, Prime Prime Minister Sheikh ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba’s last rites begin


April 27th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 27 (IANS) The last rites of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba began with full state honours at Prashanti Nilayam here Wednesday morning amid the chanting ... Read more...

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This Kotla track best I have played on: Kohli (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) After his team's three-wicket victory over Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League here Tuesday, local boy Virat Kohli said that it was the best Kotla ... Read more...

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This Kotla track best I have played on: Kohli


April 27th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) After his team's three-wicket victory over Delhi Daredevils Tuesday, local boy Virat Kohli said that it was the best Kotla track he ever played on.Kohli, who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gilchrist critical of new-look Kotla pitch


April 24th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab captain Adam Gilchrist has criticised the new-look wicket at Ferozeshah Kotla that turned out to be a nightmare for bowlers during ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

More money, more matches in IPL-IV


April 6th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Even as the country rejoices over the World Cup victory top players from all over the cricketing globe are here to play in the fourth ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up school building in Bihar


March 27th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Barachatti (Bihar), Mar.27 (ANI): A group of around 50 Maoists belonging to the Bhakpa group blew up a school building in the Maoist infested Barachatti block of the Gaya District in Bihar ... Read more...

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Karlberg eyes unique hat-trick at SAIL Open


March 7th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Sweden's Rikard Karlberg, very successful on Indian courses, will target a successful return to the SAIL Open later this month as he aims for a third ... Read more...

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Stars to add sparkle to Assam polls


December 30th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Dec 30 (IANS) Assembly elections in Assam next year should have a fair sprinkling of stardust with several showbiz personalities expressing their interest in contesting the polls ... Read more...

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Russian tycoon faces ‘biggest divorce settlement in history’ over wife’s $6bn demand


November 17th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Nov 17 (ANI): Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev, who is also the 79th richest person in the world, is fighting what could end up being the biggest divorce settlement in history, but ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Few non-Malays in Malaysian armed forces


November 9th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 9 (IANS) "A lack of patriotism" was one of the possible reasons for the small number of non-Malays in Malaysia's armed forces, Defence Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Tuesday.Chinese ... Read more...

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Vamsi will soon direct a sequel


September 18th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Vamsi is well known in the Telugu film industry for his exceptional films that has won the hearts of the audiences. Vamsi has just finished working ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tamil Nadu bus burning: Apex court gives death to three (Lead, changing dateline)


August 30th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday confirmed the death penalty to three AIADMK activists who caused the death of three women university students by torching their bus near ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Supreme Court upholds death for three in bus burning case


August 30th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday confirmed the death sentence awarded to three AIADMK activists for causing the death of three women students of an agricultural university in a ... Read more...

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Sale of festive haleem dish picks up during Ramadan in Hyderabad


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
By RanjeethHyderabad, Aug 23 (ANI): Sellers of haleem, the festive dish made of meat stew and spices, popular during the holy Islamic month of Ramadan, are doing brisk business in Hyderabad.The Mughal ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

‘Russia trained 4,000 Myanmar nuclear officers’


August 6th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 6 (DPA) Russia has trained 4,185 Myanmar military officers in nuclear sciences over the past decade but only a "sprinkling" of scholars have pursued the positive uses of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysia begins national census


July 7th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 7 (IANS) Multi-ethnic Malaysia, which has a significant population of people of Indian origin, began its fifth national head count Wednesday. It was preceded Tuesday night with enumerators making ... Read more...

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Saina wins Indonesian Open, hat-trick of titles (Intro Roundup)


June 27th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal Sunday overcame a fighting Sayaka Sato of Japan 21-19, 13-21, 21-11 to win the Indonesian Open Super Series, capping a stupendous ... Read more...

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Super Saina wins three badminton titles in three weeks (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 27 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal made her country proud Sunday as she won the Indonesian Open Super Series for her third straight badminton title in three weeks, including the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cooler days ahead for Delhi (Lead)


June 6th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A sprinkling of showers in Delhi and some rains in northern India brought the high and low temperature in the capital down by three degrees Celsius Sunday, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Top stars skip Indian Open badminton


June 5th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The rather courageous move of the Tamil Nadu Badminton Association (TNBA) to host the $150,000 Yonex-Sunrise Indian Open Grand Prix here seems to have backfired as No.6 Saina ... Read more...

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Hundreds go nude for art


May 2nd, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Hundreds of men and women stripped naked in a British park - all for the sake of art. Naked men and women gathered at the Peel Park in Salford ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Games magic: Cabs with credit card machines, woman drivers


October 18th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Aggarwal New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Limousine cabs, English-speaking drivers, credit card swipe machines in taxis - the Indian capital is pulling out all stops to offer a smooth ride around ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Banks to ration free use of other ATMs


August 21st, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Barely five months after the service charge on using automated teller machines (ATMs) of other banks was scrapped, it will be re-introduced if someone uses this facility more ... Read more...

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Olympic champion Taufik having a good time at Hyderabad (World Badminton Championships diary)


August 12th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Veteran Indonesian Taufik Hidayat, who won the Indian Open here in March, is enjoying his time at the World Badminton Championships.The Athens Olympics champion, who is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australian students on holiday with a missionary streak


July 4th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha, July 4 (IANS) Back waters, idyllic houseboat rides with a sprinkling of social work thrown in. Nearly 60 Australian students will combine their holiday in this popular tourist destination in Kerala ... Read more...

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