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Stosur, Ivanovic star attractions in Kremlin Cup


September 7th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No. 7 Samantha Stosur and former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic are to headline the Kremlin Cup in Moscow next month.Besides Stosur, this year's ... Read more...

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Fans root for RCB as clouds hang over


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 2 (IANS) Undeterred by a cloudy sky and threat of rain, thousands thronged the Chinnaswamy stadium late Wednesday to root for home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) against ... Read more...

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At 40, Chandigarh’s Rose Festival still in bloom (With Images)


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) It is an event that continues to have an important place in the cultural calendar of the city. As Chandigarh's Rose Festival this week enters its ... Read more...

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‘Homeless’ Afropolitans strike roots in Jaipur


January 20th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) London meets Lagos meets Durban meets Dakar meets New York. And now Jaipur. "American accent, European affect, African ethos." A new breed of hybrid inklings ... Read more...

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99th Indian Science Congress to focus on women, missiles (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The 99th Indian Science Congress (ISC), the country's largest such event, will be held in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar Jan 3-7 on the theme ... Read more...

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DRDO to display models of missiles


January 1st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 1 (IANS) India's premier military weapons developer, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), will display models of its innovations at the Jan 3-7 Indian Science Congress ... Read more...

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Handicrafts from border areas a hit at exhibition


November 27th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Naga shawls from Arunachal Pradesh, handicrafts from Ladakh and apples and dry fruits from Himachal Pradesh were the star attractions at an Indo-Tibetan Border Police ... Read more...

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Sonam brings the curtains down on Jewellery Week


August 5th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor Thursday closed the second season of the four day jewellery extravaganza - the India International Fashion Week (IIJW), walking the ramp showcasing ... Read more...

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The new VCA stadium has charm, the old one history (World Cup Diary)


March 12th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 12 (IANS) The home of Vidarbha cricket has shifted to the state-of-art stadium owned by the state association on the outskirts of Nagpur in Jamtha, but people ... Read more...

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Indian inventor claims to have made ‘flying car’


February 14th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): An Indian inventor, A.K. Vishwanath, has claimed that he has made a flying car with the help of India's first small car, Maruti.Made out of a seemingly ordinary ... Read more...

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Smriti, Sharmila star draw in Hero Honda women’s golf


February 1st, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Smriti Mehra, India's leading women's professional player, and 19-year-old Sharmila Nicollet, the current leader on the Hero Honda Women's Professional Golf Tour, will be the star attractions in ... Read more...

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Sharath set to defend national title in Kolkata


January 13th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) India's top tennis player Sharath Kamal will be among the star attractions in the 72nd Senior National and Inter-State Table Tennis Championships starting in Kolkata Monday.Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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SRK, Priyanka Chopra And Shahid Kapoor Dance In Durban


January 6th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood biggies Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Shahid Kapoor will be seen in the South African city of Durban, this weekend, matching steps to some of their Hindi film ... Read more...

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The Dick Clark New Years Eve Bash With Ke$ha And Willow Smith


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Dick Clark New Year’s eve bash is aired on ABC at every New Year’s Eve. This is a great show with almost with the Dick Clark who is the ... Read more...

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Jhalak Dikhla Jaa: The ‘Tees Maar Khan’ And ‘Sheila Ki Jawani’ Effect


December 15th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: 'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa' was truly an extravaganza worth watching on Tuesday’s episode as it had the star attractions in full galore. The lead pair of the forth coming flick 'Tees ... Read more...

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Sea of humanity throngs Bengal streets on Mahashtami (Lead)


October 15th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Thousands of devotees thronged Belur Math to witness 'kumari puja' (worship of a pre-pubescent girl) or flocked to Durga Puja pandals across West Bengal Friday to offer 'anjali' ... Read more...

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Durga Puja celebrations continue for second day (Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) Thousands of people from all parts of the state thronged Durga Puja "pandals" here Thursday to offer prayers on Mahasaptami - the second day of puja.Durga Puja, the ... Read more...

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Durga Puja celebrations begin in West Bengal


October 13th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) The people of West Bengal are set to welcome Goddess Durga Wednesday, the first day of the Durga Puja - the biggest festival in this part of the ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: Spotlight on ‘Goldfinger’ Samaresh Jung


October 11th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The spotlight will be on pistol shooter Samaresh Jung at the Karni Singh Shooting Range here Tuesday. The man who earned the nickname 'Goldfinger' at ... Read more...

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Saina to shoulder India’s CWG badminton hopes


September 26th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy (Attn Editors: This is the 12th preview discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. This piece is on badminton)New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) One of ... Read more...

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Saurav confident of winning India’s first medal in squash


September 24th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Unfazed by the controversies surrounding the Commonwealth Games, squash star Saurav Ghoshal is confident of winning India's first ever medal in the sport.Saurav's recent good ... Read more...

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British PM brings sports icons like Coe to India


July 26th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Olympic medal-winning athletes and sports icons like the legendary Sebastian Coe will be part of British Prime Minister David Cameron's 100-plus entourage when ... Read more...

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Mammoth tree fossil to grace Himachal’s second geo park


March 29th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Kasauli, March 29 (IANS) A 25 million-year-old rock fossil of a palm tree will be one of the star attractions at a new fossil park coming up near this picturesque ... Read more...

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Commonwealth mascot Shera, MBT Arjun dominate 61st Republic Day attractions


January 26th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.26 (ANI): Among the major attractions that dominated the 61st Republic Day celebrations here today, were the Main Battle Tank Arjun, the Smerch Multiple Launch Rocket System, the Armoured ... Read more...

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Acclaimed designers display collection in Chennai International Fashion Week


December 20th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec 20(ANI): Thirty acclaimed designers from 10 countries have gathered to display their creations in the Chennai International Fashion Week (CIFW), which concludes here on Sunday.The event also has 60 leading ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Wrestling Championship kick-starts in Jalandhar


December 19th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, Dec 19 (ANI): The three-day Commonwealth Wrestling Championship tournament began in Jalandhar on Friday (December 18).The championship is being organised by the Wrestling Federation of India and Ministry of ... Read more...

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Campaigning ends for Tamil Nadu assembly by-polls


December 17th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) Campaigning for by-elections for two assembly seats in Tamil Nadu ended Thursday, an official said. The polls are scheduled to be held Saturday. Political parties and candidates wound ... Read more...

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West Bengal revels in Durga Puja


September 25th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Leaving behind the dark shadow cast by the global economic meltdown, the destruction caused by cyclone Aila and the swine flu epidemic, West Bengal was in top celebratory ... Read more...

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HASTENING THE HOLIDAYS, POGO LAUNCHES


April 8th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"THE JUNGLE BOOK' SERIES and NEW SEASON OF "CHHOTA BHEEM'New Delhi : April, 2009 - Setting the tone for the upcoming holiday season, POGO introduces captivating new series, of the classic ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ kids dance to ‘Jai Ho’ at WIFW (With Images)


March 19th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19(IANS) With wide smiles, immense confidence and effortless twirls, Rubina Ali Qureshi and Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail, the child stars of Oscar winning film "Slumdog Millionaire", Thursday walked the ... Read more...

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Agra gears up for 10-day festival


February 16th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 16 (IANS) Singers Jagjeet Singh, Shreya Ghosal and Kailash Kher will be the star attractions at this year's Taj Mahotsava scheduled to start here Wednesday.In its 16th year, the 10-day ... Read more...

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Saina to compete in PSPB badminton meet


January 20th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 20 (IANS) India's top shuttlers, including world No. 10 Saina Nehwal would be seen in action at the Petroleum Sports Promotion Board's Inter-unit badminton tournament here from Wednesday.In the men's ... Read more...

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Boxer Marykom makes a return in national championship


November 3rd, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 3 (IANS) Three times world champion MC Marykom will return from a sabbatical in the ninth Senior Women's National Boxing Championship.Marykom, after her marriage and birth of twins, was out ... Read more...

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Clinton, Michelle Obama to be star attractions at Democrat Convention


August 11th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.11 (ANI): Senator Barack Obama''s campaign announced Sunday that his wife, Michelle, will be the star attraction on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention (August 25) in Denver. Following ... Read more...

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Karnataka to turn saffron to usher in BJP government Friday


May 29th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) From Bangalore, India's silicon valley, to small towns and villages in other parts of Karnataka, saffron flags of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will flutter everywhere Friday to ... Read more...

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