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Subrata, Gourmangi, Baldeep sign for Prayag


September 11th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) I-League club Prayag United Sports Club Tuesday signed India goalkeeper Subrata Pal, defender Gouramangi Singh and central midfielder Baldip Singh for a period of two ... Read more...

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Don’t single out PM for economic woes: Ratan Tata


July 19th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata has come out in strong defence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying the architect of 1991 reforms should ... Read more...

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Manmohan fails to woo dissenting CMs on NCTC (Roundup)


May 5th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The rift between the central government and states over the proposed anti-terror hub NCTC showed no signs of abating Saturday, with all non-Congress ruled ... Read more...

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WSH: Punjab enter semi-finals


March 25th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 25 (IANS) Sher-E-Punjab here Sunday booked their berth in the semi-finals of the World Series Hockey competition defeating Chennai Cheetahs 4-2 for their eighth win in 12 matches.Goals ... Read more...

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Knicks beat Pacers


March 17th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 17 (IANS) The New York Knicks combined fluid offence with strong defence for their second straight win under interim coach Mike Woodson as they routed the Indiana ... Read more...

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Exit polls should be on entertainment channels: CEC


March 4th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Amidst a flood of exit polls ahead of assembly election results on March 6, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Sunday said exit polls should be ... Read more...

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Resurgent Sporting Clube gear up for Pune FC in I-League


January 31st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Jan 31 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa have been forced to reshuffle most of their side as they gear up for a rejuvenated Pune FC in the 18th round ... Read more...

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India may join Russian-led economic union


December 16th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) A three-nation economic union in the Commonwealth of Independent States could be expanded with India and Russia Friday deciding to jointly study the possibility of ... Read more...

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High court takes serious note of grabbing army land


December 8th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) In what is being described as an unprecendented step, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday summoned Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Anoop Misra to ... Read more...

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Schalke and Bilbao progress to the next round of Europa League


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 2 (IANS) Bundesliga club FC Schalke secured their berth in the intermediate round of the UEFA Europa League ahead of schedule with a 2-1 win over Romanian side ... Read more...

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Congress to defend Chidambaram, Pranab may make statement


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A meeting of the Congress core committee here Monday decided to put up a strong defence of Home Minister P. Chidambaram - whom the ... Read more...

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Winter session will generate heat for UPA (Curtain Raiser)


November 20th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Lokpal bill, uncontrolled inflation, corruption... a slew of issues will play out in the month-long winter session of parliament beginning Tuesday and the ... Read more...

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World Boxing Championships: Krishan settles for bronze


October 8th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Oct 7 (IANS) India's Vikas Krishan (69kg) had to settle for a bronze medal in the World Boxing Championships after a 12-15 loss to Taras Shelestyuk of Ukraine in ... Read more...

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Sonia asks party leaders to back Chidambaram


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As speculation mounts on the equation between Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Home Minister P. Chidambaram, who has been named in the 2G scam, ... Read more...

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With China on mind, Krishna heads to Vietnam


September 13th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of China becoming increasingly assertive in the South China Sea region, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will hold talks with his Vietnamese ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa on slippery wicket; BJP to take a call Thursday (Lead)


July 28th, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S.Yeddyurappa appeared to be on slippery wicket as party leaders who heard him out at a meeting here late Wednesday evening, deciding ... Read more...

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BJP likely to decide Yeddyurappa’s fate Thursday


July 28th, 2011 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S.Yeddyurappa Wednesday explained his position to the party leadership in the wake of his indictment in the report on illegal mining submitted ... Read more...

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Introspect, don’t blame others, Jayalalithaa to Karunanidhi


May 1st, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Reiterating her demand of charge sheeting all members of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi's family in the 2G spectrum allotment case, AIADMK chief J.Jayalalithaa Saturday ... Read more...

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Peace Dialogue - PM bats on front foot (ANI Exclusive)


March 26th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 26 (ANI): For months, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, was batting on the back foot. Now, when the budget session, with all the cynicism generated by the ... Read more...

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Lindsay will be acquitted, says her lawyer


March 25th, 2011 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan's lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley is confident she will be acquitted of felony grand theft after the actress rejected a plea deal ... Read more...

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Indian-American woman captains US warship to India


March 16th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) The US has sent one of its destroyer warships to India under the command of Indian-American Shanti Sethi.USS Decatur will dock at the Chennai port for ... Read more...

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No nation can prosper without its borders being secure: President Patil


March 9th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bagdogra (West Bengal), Mar 9 (ANI): Asserting that no nation can prosper without its borders being secure, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday said a strong defence and an effective deterrence are ... Read more...

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Omar praises PDP leader who made him resign in 2009


March 5th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday praised Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senior leader Muzaffar Hussain Beig whose allegation against him in July 2009 linking ... Read more...

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India’s new defence production policy to end dependence on foreign arms suppliers


January 13th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): To become self reliant in the production of defence equipment, weapon systems and platforms, and to reduce its dependence on foreign arms manufacturers, India ... Read more...

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China’s military must be self-reliant, says minister


December 29th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China's military buildup will correspond with the rapidly developing economy and enhanced national power, Defence Minister Liang Guanglie said. "China's armed forces could only depend on themselves, not ... Read more...

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Govt. committed to provide all assistance for modernisation of Defence PSUs: Antony


November 10th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Wednesday said the Government is committed to provide all assistance including necessary funds for the modernisation of defence public sector undertakings."On ... Read more...

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New discovery shows promise for type 1 diabetes treatment


October 6th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): A research team has identified the role of a type of T cell discovered in 2005 in type 1 diabetes that may lead to new treatments for childhood ... Read more...

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Criminal charges on trio unlikely in ’spot-fixing’ scandal: Former PCB chief


September 4th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 4(ANI): Former Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that criminal charges are unlikely to be upheld against captain Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir, who are embroiled ... Read more...

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PCB, Pak High Commission in UK preparing strong defence for ‘tainted’ players


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the Pakistan High Commission (PHC) in UK is reportedly working with a team of legal experts to prepare a strong defence for the ... Read more...

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MJ’s body may be exhumed to clear his doc


August 29th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29 (ANI): King of Pop Michael Jackson's body may have to be exhumed in a bid to prove that his doc is innocent.Lawyers for Dr Conrad Murray plan to ... Read more...

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‘Under fire’ Strauss says he doesn’t need to prove himself


August 26th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): England skipper Andrew Strauss, who is under pressure due to bad form and criticism of his tactics, has said that he doesn't need to prove himself.Strauss was one ... Read more...

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Not given clean chit to anybody: Congress


August 4th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Congress said Wednesday that it had not given a clean chit to anyone in relation to the controversies surrounding the Commonwealth Games projects and the ... Read more...

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Another fresh start for Maradona


June 11th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 11 (DPA) If there is anyone who has the ability to get knocked down and then get straight up again, it is Diego Maradona. Controversial, confrontational, contradictory, the genius who is ... Read more...

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Australian team is shadow of 2006 (Group D team profile)


May 29th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 29 (DPA) Australia were one of the surprises of the 2006 World Cup in nearly reaching the quarter-finals. But fast forward to South Africa 2010 and the Aussies are only ... Read more...

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IPL chief Lalit Modi may be suspended tonight: media report


April 25th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, April 25 (ANI): Just a day ahead of the much-awaited crucial meet of the Indian Premier League's Governing Council slated to be held in Mumbai, the IPL's controversial chairman Lalit Modi ... Read more...

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