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Milan held by Anderlecht in Champions League


September 19th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 19 (IANS) AC Milan failed to shrug off their disappointing form as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Anderlecht at home in the Champions League football ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves Tehran for home


August 31st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for home Friday morning after a four-day visit to Tehran during which he attended the 16h summit meeting of ... Read more...

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Build global governance structures, India urges NAM


August 30th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Pointing to deficits in global governance, India Thursday called on the Non-Aligned Movement to "take the lead" in rectifying this and sought immediate steps to ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda may return after Afghan pullout, British PM warned


August 5th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda may return to Afghanistan and the country's future could be jeopardised if NATO-led foreign troops are withdrawn too quickly, military commanders ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina creates history; Kasyhap’s dream run ends (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Saina Nehwal scripted history as she became the first Indian to reach the semi-finals of Olympic badminton while compatriot Parupalli Kashyap went down in an impressive ... Read more...

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Olympics badminton: Saina first Indian to reach semis (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal scripted history Thursday as she became the first Indian to reach the semifinals of the Olympics badminton event.The World No.5 defeated Danish ... Read more...

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Katy Perry wants to be wooed


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Pop star Katy Perry says she wants a man to woo her and despite her past, she still believes in love.Perry, whose divorce from Russell ... Read more...

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Thailand defend ASEAN U-13 Cup football title (With Image)


July 15th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 15 (IANS) Thailand defended their title as they came from behind to beat Malaysia Yellow 2-1 in the final of the 4th edition of the Yamaha ASEAN ... Read more...

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Bolt answers critics with world-leading time


June 1st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 1 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic double sprint champion Usain Bolt silenced his detractors, storming to a world-leading 9.76 seconds to win the 100 metres at the Rome Diamond League here.Questions ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh ahead in Toyota-IGU Southern India junior golf


June 1st, 2012 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Arjun Singh from Dhaula Kuan Army Golf Course emerged sole leader in the combined under-14 and under-18 categories after three rounds in the Toyota-IGU Southern India ... Read more...

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Sardar putts 72 to take lead in junior golf meet


May 30th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) Mohan Sardar, the 14-year old from Kolkata, carded a par 72 to take the lead with a two-round total of 148 in the Toyota IGU Southern ... Read more...

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States can reduce petrol VAT if Congress takes initiative: Dhumal


May 26th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 26 (IANS) Hinting at a reduction in petrol prices in the state, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Saturday said the Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol ... Read more...

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Aman Raj in sole lead at Karnataka junior golf


May 24th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) It was young Aman Raj's turn to take the lead at the Usha Karnataka Junior golf event here Thursday with the day's best card of five-under ... Read more...

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Attempt political consensus on presidential candidate: Rajnath


May 21st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Monday said the Congress-led UPA alliance should take the lead in attempting political consensus on a presidential candidate."We ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Sharath scripts history for Mahindra Racing


April 30th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), April 29 (IANS) Mahindra Racing's young Indian rider Sarath Kumar scripted history at the CIV-Italian Championship in Monza where he finished third, his first podium finish here Sunday.This ... Read more...

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Aditya gets India Asian snooker title after eight years


April 29th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, April 29 (IANS) Aditya Mehta defeated compatriot Pankaj Advani in the final to give India the Asian Snooker Championship title after eight years here Sunday.In an all-India final, Aditya ... Read more...

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Mahindra’s Moretti wins second race of Italian Championships


April 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Imola (Italy), April 9 (IANS) Mahindra Racing's Riccardo Moretti and Sarath Kumar finished first and seventh in the second race of the Italian Championships 125cc category.After heavy rain, the track ... Read more...

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AFC Challenge Cup: India set for Philippines Challenge


March 10th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) India national football team head coach Savio Medeira feels that Sunday's encounter against Philippines in the AFC Challenge Cup will be a difficult one. The Philippines, ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Canada overcome resolute Poland


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Canada recorded their first victory in the women's hockey Olympic qualifier beating Poland 1-0 at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Wednesday.Canada started brightly and ... Read more...

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Russell Brand to star in ‘What About Dick?’


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (IANS) English comedian Russell Brand is set to make his theatre debut in a play written by "Monty Python" funnyman Eric Idle.Idle, who also wrote stage ... Read more...

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Lajong register unlikely win over East Bengal


February 11th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 11 (IANS) Shillong Lajong came from behind to earn full points as they registered an upset win over East Bengal 2-1, in the 20th round of I-League football ... Read more...

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Nadal overpowers Federer to reach Australian Open final


January 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) World No. 2 Rafael Nadal overcame his greatest rival Roger Federer 6-7, 6-2, 7-6, 6-4 Thursday to reach his second Australian Open final here Thursday.Belarusian ... Read more...

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Saina loses to Jiang Yanjiao in Korea Open quarters


January 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Saina Nehwal went down 17-21, 10-21 to China's Jiang Yanjiao in the women's singles quarterfinals of the Korea Open Superseries badminton event in Seoul Friday, ... Read more...

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PM is honest but remote controlled, moans Anna (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is an honest man but is "remote controlled", activist Anna Hazare said Sunday, urging people to start filling the jails from ... Read more...

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PM is honest but remote controlled, moans Anna


December 18th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is an honest man but is "remote controlled", activist Anna Hazare said Sunday, urging people to start filling the jails from ... Read more...

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Form South Asian Human Rights Commission: Ganguly


December 11th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sonipat, Dec 11 (IANS) Supreme Court judge A.K. Ganguly has called a South Asian Human Rights Commission.Speaking here on Human Rights Day Saturday, he said that India had the "inescapable ... Read more...

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Films Division’s flip flop over documentary channel


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) Films Division of India director general Bankim Friday did a flip flop on having dedicated television channel for documentary and short films.After being gung ho ... Read more...

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Shubhankar shoots 69, leads Eastern India junior golf


November 15th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) Shubhankar Sharma of Punjab carded the only sub-par round of the day with a one-under 69 to take the lead in the Toyota Etios Eastern India ... Read more...

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Raghav Bhandari leads strong field at Maharashtra Open golf


October 25th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 25 (IANS) Chandigarh?s Raghav Bhandari played superb golf to card a three-under 68 and take the lead on the opening day of the Maharashtra Open amateur championship here ... Read more...

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Clinton has delivered tough warning to Pakistan: Daily


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has delivered a tough warning to Pakistan that it needs to decide whether it wants to "help or hinder" the ... Read more...

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1,000 dogs rescued from being slaughtered in China


October 17th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) Nearly 1,000 dogs were spared from slaughter in southwest China as animal-rights activists intercepted trucks loaded with dogs and negotiated their purchase, officials said Monday.An Internet ... Read more...

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Deepika bags silver in World cup archery finals


September 26th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) India's Deepika Kumari went down to China's Cheng Ming 5-6 in a tie-breaker of the women's individual recurve summit clash at the World Cup archery finals ... Read more...

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Deepika bags silver in archery World Cup


September 25th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) India's Deepika Kumari went down to China's Cheng Ming 5-6 in the tie-breaker of the women's individual recurve summit clash at the World Cup archery finals ... Read more...

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Aditi leads in Malaysia Open junior golf, Indian team on top


September 14th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 14 (IANS) Bangalore's Aditi Ashok continued with her exploits as she brought home a creditable card of 73, that gave the mixed Indian team the first place ... Read more...

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India must take lead to conclude global trade talks: Pascal Lamy


September 11th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Failure of the 10-year old Doha development round will weaken the legitimacy of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and countries like India must take the ... Read more...

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