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Poddar tops in Golf festival


September 9th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 9 (IANS) Amitabh Poddar, starting with a Handicap of 3, scored 30 Nett points to emerge victorious, while Fukao Takahiro, with a Handicap of 5, was second with ... Read more...

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Punjabi film festival on anvil


September 6th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 6 (IANS) With Punjabi films again attracting audiences in theatres and more films being made in recent years, the Punjab government Thursday announced that it will organise ... Read more...

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Podium not in sight of Force India, says di Resta


September 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Sahara Force India have been faring better this time round than the last Formula One season, though they have not got any closer to the ... Read more...

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Wiggins wins time trial to become Britain’s top Olympian


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bradley Wiggins became Britain's most-decorated Olympian Wednesday, winning the cycling time trial gold for his seventh medal overall.Wiggins overhauled legendary rower Steve Redgrave's total of ... Read more...

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Olympics: India hope to get lion’s share from the ranges (Preview)


July 27th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Indian shooters will be looking to improve their Beijing Games performance when they start their London Olympics campaign at the Royal Artillery Barracks here Saturday. ... Read more...

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Gogoi pushes for World Heritage tag for Assam river island


May 12th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 12 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday appealed for coordinated efforts to ensure that the state's river island Majuli is included in the Unesco's World Heritage Site ... Read more...

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As China dumps in India’s solar market, domestic industry shrivels (Business Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's National Solar Mission may be offering huge opportunities to global players but the domestic solar industry is bleeding owing to poor policy and stiff ... Read more...

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Kenya’s Jepkosgei eyes another Olympic medal in London


May 4th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 4 (IANS) Olympic women's 800m silver medallist Janeth Jepkosgei is keen to prove that there is still life in the old war horse as she prepares for her ... Read more...

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Du Plessis seeks IPL push to Proteas Test squad


April 11th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) South African batting all-rounder Faf du Plessis wants to flourish in his role of opening for defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Iran to play UAE in football friendly


April 5th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 5 (IANS) Iran's national football team will play a friendly match against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in preparation for the final stage of Asian qualifying for the ... Read more...

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Rich haul of medals for India in Asian Women’s Boxing


March 25th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) India's women boxers M.C. Mary Kom and L. Sarita Devi bagged gold as the team Sunday finished with a rich haul of two gold, four ... Read more...

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India to induct new combat jets from 2016


March 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Come 2016 and India will start inducting the first of the 126 combat jets it is purchasing for nearly $20 billion, parliament was informed Monday.The ... Read more...

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Barcelona aim to unite Neymar and Messi


March 11th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 11 (IANS) Barcelona confirmed that Santos striker Neymar remains a target for the Spanish club and they want to have him and Lionel Messi playing side-by-side ... Read more...

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MindTree elevates co-founder Subroto Bagchi as chairman


February 29th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 29 (IANS) IT and product engineering services firm MindTree Wednesday elected co-founder Subroto Bagchi as chairman of the board of directors effective from April 1 in place of ... Read more...

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Super Series Finals: Saina to face Yihan Wang in title clash


December 17th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Saina Nehwal defeated Denmark's Tine Baun 21-17, 21-18 Saturday to cruise into the BWF World Superseries Finals at Liuzhou, China.This was Saina's fourth consecutive win ... Read more...

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Hope Solo alleges that she was voted out of DWTS because she had ‘too much muscle’


November 28th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US female soccer star Hope Solo says she was voted out of the Dancing with the Stars contest because she had ‘too much muscle.’ The US ... Read more...

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Kenyan Sammy Kirop eyes new record in Delhi half marathon


November 25th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) There is a strong field for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Sunday and runners expect better timings on a faster course.The marathon will have a ... Read more...

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Facebook is partnering with HTC for a Smartphone


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Social network giant Facebook reportedly plans to come out with its smartphone next year. The company has subsequently contracted HTC to manufacture the handset which is ... Read more...

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Piers Morgan exits America’s Got Talent judging panel


November 11th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) CNN talk show icon Piers Morgan has stepped down as a judge of the show America’s Got Talent. The British journalist said he took the decision ... Read more...

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Road trip to Agra impresses F1 champ Vettel


October 27th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 27 (IANS) For Formula One (F1) World Champion Sebastian Vettel, a road trip to Agra was more fascinating than the experience of seeing the majestic Taj Mahal.Vettel ... Read more...

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Exporters see growth drop as government pushes new markets


October 9th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) Even as India's commerce ministry wants the exporting community to diversify into new markets to combat the downturn in the developed world, Indian industry says it ... Read more...

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Bookings for Hyundai’s compact car Eon from Oct 1


September 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Friday said it would open bookings for its new entry level compact car Eon from Oct 1."We are confident that Eon will ... Read more...

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Australia to relax visa norms to woo students


September 22nd, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 22 (IANS) Worried by continuing slide in the international students' numbers, the Australian government has decided to relax visa norms further.The decision has coincided with former New South ... Read more...

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Broad retains his place, Bresnan recalled in England squad


July 17th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Fast bowler Stuart Broad was spared the axe while Tim Bresnan was recalled in the 12-member England squad for the first Test against India starting Thursday ... Read more...

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Lack of skills hit northeast’s development: Handique


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 2 (IANS) Lack of entrepreneurial talents and professional managerial skills has hindered development activities in insurgency-ravaged northeastern states, union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region B.K.Handique said ... Read more...

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Measures on to revive Air India: Government


July 1st, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The government Friday dismissed speculation surrounding the future of debt-ridden national carrier Air India, saying that short to medium term measures will help in ... Read more...

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India, China giving US stiff competition on jobs: Obama


July 1st, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Citing stiff competition from nation's like China, India and Brazil, President Barack Obama has said he is not prepared to bring US deficit down by ... Read more...

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Confident of strengthened trade ties with Bengal: US official


June 17th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) A top US diplomat Friday exuded confidence in the commitment of West Bengal's new regime to developing bilateral commercial ties but said the region faced ... Read more...

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Fresh speculation on next Mumbai Congress chief


May 15th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) With the excitement of the recent state elections subsiding, speculation has again begun on the successor of controversial Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh, party sources ... Read more...

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Cook likely to be named England ODI captain


May 5th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) England's Test opener Alastair Cook is likley to be appointed as the One-day captain while Kevin Pietersen could take over as the Twenty20 skipper but is ... Read more...

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‘Tax waiver must for food packaging sector’


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) High taxes on packaging materials used by the Indian food processing industry is not only hampering the growth of the sector domestically but also ... Read more...

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Qualifying for Olympics is priority: Ponnappa


April 25th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Commonwealth Games doubles gold medallist Ashwini Ponnappa said qualifying for the 2012 London Olympics tops her priority and the Indian Open Super Series, starting Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Saina will be strong favourite for Indian Open


April 7th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Saina Nehwal will be the strong favourite to win her second badminton title of the year in the Indian Open Super Series beginning at the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh media lauds Indian victory


April 4th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) Newspapers in Bangladesh, which was a co-host for the cricket World Cup, have feted winners India, runners-up Sri Lanka and all those who contributed to the ... Read more...

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Single mother Stacey Solomon is ‘Celebrity Mum of the Year 2011′


March 30th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Stacey Solomon was the 'Queen of the Jungle' in 2010 and now she has been crowned the 'Celebrity Mum of the Year 2011'.She beat off stiff competition from ... Read more...

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