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Russian girls sweep synchro swimming at junior World Championships


September 18th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Volos (Greece), Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a sign that Russia's stranglehold on Olympic synchronised swimming gold could continue for years to come, the country's girls team won gold in ... Read more...

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From streets to stage: Living, breathing and dancing Tagore


May 1st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Poet Rabindranath Tagore, who was often derided as "elitist" by a section of ultra-Left intellectuals during his time, is bridging the class divide in a ... Read more...

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Big B wants Katy Perry’s autograph for granddaughter!


April 5th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Millions would run after Amitabh Bachchan to get his autograph, but the megastar is trying to get American singer Katy Perry's signature for his granddaughter ... Read more...

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Sex scandal a killer for opposition Labour Party in New Zealand


March 28th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Mar. 28 (ANI): It's election year in New Zealand, but the conservative National Party, which has been in power since 2008, is proving tough to beat thanks to ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh to perform at star-studded Apsara Awards (Lead)


January 10th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will perform at the 6th edition of Chevrolet Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards Tuesday. Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra will ... 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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Flower confident that KP will part of England Ashes squad


September 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.19 (ANI): England cricket team coach Andy Flower is confident that out of form and out of favour middle order batsman Kevin Pietersen will be part of the squad going to ... Read more...

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Dimitri Nance Steps In For The Injured Ryan Grant


September 15th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Green Bay, Wisconsin based Green Bay Packers signed in Running Back Dimitri Nance as a replacement for Ryan Grant who will be missing the rest ... Read more...

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Eyebrows raised over ‘mysterious’ injuries to Pak cricketers


August 18th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.18 (ANI): Pakistan's ongoing England tour has been marred by mysterious injuries to some of the star performers of the team which hardly has presented any resistance to the hosts, but ... Read more...

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Nelly Furtado Bangs The Drums In Olympics Ceremony


February 13th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Vancouver, Feb 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The opening ceremony of the Olympics are always great events worth watching out for, and the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics 2010, that is ... Read more...

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Sacked Man City coach Hughes bought Bell


December 21st, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 21 (ANI): Sacked coach Mark Hughes gave Manchester City's wealthy sheikh owners 250,000 pounds of his own money to help buy Craig Bellamy.According to The Sun, Hughes spent Sunday in ... Read more...

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Tearful Robbie Williams joins ‘Take That’ on stage


November 13th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 13 (ANI): Robbie Williams had tears in his eyes when he joined his former 'Take That' bandmates, after 15 years, at a concert recently.The group was present at the ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress fight it out in Rajasthan by-polls


November 6th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 6 (IANS) Rajasthan's ruling Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) face each other in two assembly by-elections in Todabhim and Salumber Saturday. The by-elections were necessitated by the ... Read more...

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Freddie’s boots too big yet for Broad to fill: Pollock


November 2nd, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): Proteas bowling legend Shaun Pollock has warned England not to burden Stuart Broad with too much expectation as they look to build on their Ashes success in South ... Read more...

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Strauss, Pietersen on collision course over ECB central contracts


October 11th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 11 (ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has invited a confrontation with Kevin Pietersen after saying that the ECB is right in using central contracts to regulate its players.Earlier, former ... Read more...

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Man U’s latest treble has sent their season into overdrive: Fletcher


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher has said that his club's latest treble has sent their season into overdrive.The international break has been followed by victory at ... Read more...

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FC Barcelona V/s Chivas: Tied At 1-1


August 9th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by GD
On Saturday night, club FC Barcelona completed their winning streak to conclude a thoroughly successful US trip. Barca (lovingly called so by die-hard fans), finished the series and the tour of US, ... Read more...

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Super eight win against Kiwis turning point for Pak fortunes: Akmal


June 24th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 24 (ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal has said that the thumping win against the New Zealand in the 'super eight' match of the ICC Twenty20 World Championship was the turning ... Read more...

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South Africa sort out bowling at death: Arthur


June 22nd, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 22 (IANS) South Africa may have fallen short of winning the World Twenty20, but coach Mickey Arthur believes they have sorted out the problem of bowling at death. South Africa finally ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Zaheer likely to miss India’s T20 opener


June 5th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, June 5 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni indicated Friday that his star performers Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan are almost certain to miss the opening game against Bangladesh in ... Read more...

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New look Kings XI Punjab to gun for glory (Team Profile)


April 17th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 17 (IANS) After making it to the semi-finals in the inaugural season, Kings XI Punjab under Yuvraj Singh will aim for nothing less than the title in the ... Read more...

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Chennai Super Kings a formidable side in IPL II (Team Profile)


April 17th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 17 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings will have plenty of depth and star power in reserve when they take on Mumbai Indians in the opening day's double-header in the Indian ... Read more...

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Watson, Tanvir’s absence blow to the team: Warne


April 12th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne said absence of Australian all-rounder Shane Watson and Pakistan medium-pacer Sohail Tanvir has dealt a big blow to the team's chances of ... Read more...

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Qadir would welcome banned Yousuf and Asif with open arms if allowed by PCB


December 20th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.20 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Abdul Qadir has said that he will welcome banned players like Mohammad Yousuf and Mohammad Asif for selection in the national squad ... Read more...

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Pakistan will raise a strong team against Sri Lanka : Abdul Qadir


December 20th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.20 (ANI): Chief selector of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Abdul Qadir, has said that Pakistan will be raising a strong team against Sri Lanka for the upcoming series. We are ... Read more...

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Don’t try to hire that star from the other firm


July 30th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Managers seeking to prise star performers away from competitors might rue their decision later and the star is likely to be as unhappy, finds a new study. In ... Read more...

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India beat Malaysia 3-1 in Junior Asia Cup hockey (Lead)


July 12th, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Drag-flicker Diwakar Ram scored a brace as an inspired India raised its game to beat Malaysia 3-1 in a Group A match to reach the semi-finals ... Read more...

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Port Elizabeth dropped as FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 venue


July 9th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Johannesburg, July 9 (Xinhua) Port Elizabeth has been removed as a venue from the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 schedule after the organisers received a report from the OC's Technical Team (OCTT). Board ... Read more...

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Ponting wants IPL salary cap to stay


May 19th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 19 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting fears that scrapping the salary cap of Indian Prmier League franchisees might take away the competitive edge from the exciting Twenty20 tournament. Ponting has ... Read more...

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