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India’s July exports dip 14 percent


August 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 14 (IANS) India's July exports declined 14.8 percent, according to data released here Tuesday.Exports stood at $22.4 billion compared to July 2011 when they were $26.3 billion. ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Vardhan, Bhupathi-Bopanna in second round (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's doubles entries Leander Paes and Vishnu Vardhan and the seventh seeded pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna crossed the first hurdle in the ... Read more...

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Olympic: Saina starts her campaign Sunday


July 28th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Saina Nehwal begins her pursuit of India's elusive badminton Olympic medal at the London Games Sunday against Swiss Sabrina Jaquet in the first round of the ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina best bet for a medal


July 27th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Saina Nehwal begins her pursuit of a badminton medal at the London Olympics Sunday and her first-round opponent in the three-player preliminary group is Swiss Sabrina ... Read more...

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BJP the dark horse in Kerala by-election


June 1st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) In Saturday's Neyattinkara by-election in Kerala, where elections have always been a battle between the Congress and the Left, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is, ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie in final of WTA Brussels Open


May 24th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands qualified for the final of the WTA Brussels Open tennis beating Anastasia Rodionova and Casey Dellacqua 6-3, ... Read more...

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Bolt will face stiff challenge from Blake: Holmes


May 4th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) British two-time Olympic gold medallist Kelly Holmes feels that sprint star Usain Bolt will face a tough fight from his 22-year-old Jamaican teammate Yohan Blake to ... Read more...

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Navratri fasting turns into feasting in land of Nawabs


March 29th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) The nine-day Navratri festival that has traditionally spelt detoxification time is now leaving many souls drooling, with tempting and unheard of recipes on the fasting platter ... Read more...

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Fatehdeep to meet Karan in U-16 tennis nationals


October 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Second seed Fatehdeep Singh and Karan Salwan will square off in the U-16 boys' finals while second seed Simran Sethi will clash with Tarannum Handa ... Read more...

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Karlberg aiming to defend Hero Indian Open crown


October 5th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Defending champion Rikard Karlberg of Sweden is aiming to retain his crown at the Hero Indian Open golf beginning Oct 13 in New Delhi. Karlberg ... Read more...

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Carol Bartz could get $10 million in compensation from Yahoo


September 8th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo! Inc. Carol Bartz could walk away with $10 million following the termination of her contract recently. Bartz was the boss of ... Read more...

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Double for Ikhwan in JK Racing Asia Series


July 24th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 24 (IANS) Malaysia's 19-year-old Afiq Ikhwan (Meritus GP) overcame a stiff challenge from Austrian sensation Lucas Auer (Euro International) in the final race of the weekend to complete ... Read more...

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City will be a thorn in our flesh: Ferguson


July 19th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has admitted for the first time that "noisy neighbours" Manchester City can no longer be ignored at Old Trafford."There was ... Read more...

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Haryana beat Karnataka 2-1 to lift national hockey title (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 19 (IANS) Haryana overcame a stiff challenge from Karnataka to win a thrilling final 2-1 and clinch the senior national hockey championship title at the Aishbagh Stadium here ... Read more...

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Mary Kom wins gold at ASBC Asian Cup


May 9th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India's MC Mary Kom defeated Asian champion Kim Myong Sim 4-3 to win the gold in the 48 kg category at the ASBC Women's Boxing ... Read more...

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Calling all hands for Bengal polls, willing or unwilling


April 14th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Manotosh Sarkar has been chosen for poll duty in West Bengal but is seeking an exemption. "I have a very young daughter," says the government school ... Read more...

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70 million hold key in three states Wednesday (Curtain Raiser)


April 12th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram/Puducherry, April 12 (IANS) Nearly 70 million people will be eligible to vote Wednesday in assembly elections in the southern states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry where ruling ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb criss-crosses his constituency


April 10th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Amid opposition Trinamool Congress' claims of having confined him to his constituency, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday held fort in his Jadavpore ... Read more...

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Don’t be complacent, Sangakkara tells teammates


March 28th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has warned his teammates against complacency ahead of their World Cup semifinal clash against New Zealand here Tuesday.Sangakkara said New ... Read more...

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Asian Games billiards: Advani sneaks into semis, Sethi knocked out (Roundup)


November 13th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) India had a successful day in cue sports with Pankaj Advani looking good for his title defence as he edged past Praput Chaithanasakun of Thailand 3-2 to enter ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar vows to seize property of corrupt


October 25th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Oct 25 (IANS) He is promising to develop Bihar. And at rally after rally, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is also vowing to send to jail the corrupt and seize ... Read more...

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India’s TT couple feel it will be tough at CWG


October 4th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India's table tennis couple Soumyadeep Roy and Poulomi Ghatak feel the competition at the Delhi Commonwealth Games is tougher than the last edition in Melbourne ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey: India look good for podium finish


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Australia and England begin favourites for the gold medal in the women's hockey competition of the 19th Commonwealth Games commencing at the Major Dhyan Chand ... Read more...

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Return of wrestling to CWG inspires Ravinder


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Three-time gold medallist in the Commonwealth Championships, Ravinder Singh is excited about the return of the wrestling event to the Commonwealth Games and he ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up building in West Bengal


September 24th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Maoists blew up the office of a Krishak Sabha (farmers' association), affiliated to the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), and torched a community hall in West Bengal's West ... Read more...

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Will resist arrest attempts at Lalgarh rally: PCAPA


August 6th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) The pro-Maoist Peoples' Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA) Friday confirmed its participation in the Aug 9 Lalgarh meeting to be addressed by Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee but ... Read more...

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Top honours for Narendran, Bolisetti in JK Tyre racing


July 17th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 17 (IANS) S. Narendran (TVS Girling), starting from fifth position, came up with a fine drive to win the first race in the LGB Swift even as Sailesh Bolisetti (RAD ... Read more...

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Researchers Discover Most Powerful HIV Antibody


July 9th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Bethesda, July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American researchers have confirmed the discovery of three antibodies which is said to be capable of removing HIV strains by 91 percent. Moving ahead, the ... Read more...

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Jennifer Aniston “Not Dating” Jason Sudeikis Says Actress’ Representative


June 20th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, June 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Major tabloids and gossip magazines had declared last week how they speculate the emergence of "Sudiston" offering a stiff challenge to "Brangelina". However, as ... Read more...

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‘World Of Color’ Show Draws Applause From The Viewers


June 11th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri The animators in Disney and Pixar faced stiff challenge in creating the much hyped 'World of Color', a water show that was shown at Disney California Adventure.They had to ... Read more...

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Sharron Angle Wins, Harry Reid Gets His Most Desired Race


June 9th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nevada, June 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In all probability, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid just got the race for that he had been craving for a long time.Reportedly, Ex-Reno Assembly ... Read more...

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Netflix Poses Stiff Challenge For Cable Companies?


May 10th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The past decade has already witnessed the pangs of recession and still it's not over yet. The economy is bouncing back but the market ... Read more...

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Shane Carwin Keeps Up His Undefeated Streak


March 28th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan BhaduriNew York, Mar 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shane Carwin is unstoppable and the way he took over Mir Frank, further strengthens the fact that he might be the best man in ... Read more...

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Ford V6 Mustang: 1000 Laps On Bristol Motor Speedway


March 22nd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American motor giant Ford shall have the stage up in flames with their new mean machine; V6 Mustang. The highly anticipated model will run at full ... Read more...

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Tevez to compete with Rooney for Premier League’s Golden Boot


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Manchester City ace striker Carlos Tevez has set himself the stiff challenge of rivalling Manchester United counterpart Wayne Rooney for the Premier League's Golden Boot prize.The Manchester ... Read more...

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