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JK Racing: Khushlani replaces Patel for Silverstone round


September 7th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Sep 7 (IANS) Akhil Khushlani will replace Aditya Patel as the guest driver in the fourth round of the JK Racing Asia Series to be run at the iconic ... Read more...

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China gets 300th gold in Paralympic history


September 7th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Para-athlete Zhao Xu took China's 300th gold medal in Paralympic history here Thursday, winning the men's 100m-T46 final.Zhao Xu, 27, who began the sport in Grade ... Read more...

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Swimmers raise China’s Paralympic gold tally to 46


September 4th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Chinese swimmers surged to collect five gold medals at the London Paralympics Monday, raising China's gold tally to 46 after Day 5 of competitions.China, which clinched ... Read more...

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Lahiri seventh in Asian Tour’s Order of Merit


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 3 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri, in seventh position with a total prize money of US $159,741, was the only Indian to finish in the top 10 ... Read more...

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Kiwis lead by 41 at lunch (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Tim Southee took a career best 7/64 to help New Zealand take a 12-run first innings lead against India, who were dismissed for 353 on the ... Read more...

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India to launch two foreign satellites mid Sept


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Indian space agency is gearing up for the launch of two foreign satellites next month, said a top official Wednesday."The PSLV-C21 (the polar satellite ... Read more...

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Make India a sports power, says Advani


August 19th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Saying that he was both "happy and sad" at India's performance in the London Olympics, BJP leader L.K. Advani Sunday called for a "sustained" ... Read more...

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Modern School triumph in girls’ football


August 18th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Modern School, APJ School and Father Agnel School scored victories in the preliminary league matches of the inaugural Delhi Soccer Association's (DSA) Inter-school Girls Football ... Read more...

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Former Brazilian striker leads Flamengo revival


August 12th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 12 (IANS) Former Brazilian international striker Vagner Love scored his fourth goal in less than a week as rejuvenated Flamengo defeated Nautico 2-0 in Brazil's Serie ... Read more...

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We are getting better at Olympics: IOA


August 12th, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Randhir Singh Saturday said wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze medal that took the country's tally to five, from the London ... Read more...

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Olympic football: US avenge World Cup loss to Japan


August 10th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two goals from midfielder Carli Lloyd propelled the US to Olympic gold in the women's football tournament Thursday, sealing a 2-1 win over Japan in ... Read more...

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Olympics: Phelps misses out on gold, but claims record


August 1st, 2012 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) South African Chad le Cos won the gold medal for men's 200-meter butterfly at the Olympics Tuesday, but defending champion American Michael Phelps still made ... Read more...

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Hoy to carry British flag at Olympics


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four-time Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Chris Hoy has been given the honour of carrying the British flag at his home Olympics in London, he said ... Read more...

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BJP stunned as Karnataka, Himachal, Jharkhand lawmakers cross-vote (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party was stunned Sunday as around 16 of its legislators in the faction-ridden Karnataka unit and some in Himachal Pradesh and ... Read more...

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BJP loses faces in Karnataka as Pranab gets more votes (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party was stunned Sunday as around 16 of its legislators in the faction-ridden Karnataka unit seem to have voted for UPA ... Read more...

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12 die in Brunei chopper crash


July 21st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bandar Seri Begawan, July 21 (IANS) Twelve people were killed when an air force helicopter crashed in Brunei, the country's defence ministry said Saturday. There were two survivors.The ministry said ... Read more...

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Arrested DMK leaders, cadres released (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Several prominent DMK leaders, including M.K. Stalin, T.R. Baalu, Dayanidhi Maran and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, along with several thousand of party cadres were let out ... Read more...

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Force India target fifth place after Valencia show


June 27th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, June 27 (IANS) Sahara Force India team principal Vijay Mallya feels his team can attain fifth place in the Formula One constructors' championship and sustain the pace it showed ... Read more...

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38 couples tie the knot at inter-caste mass wedding in Agra


June 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 10 (IANS) A bania (traders' community) groom marrying a dalit girl, a brahmin girl marrying a thakur - the city of love Sunday witnessed a rare mass marriage ... Read more...

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Congress gets new leader in UP house


June 6th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Initiating the process of change after the Uttar Pradesh rout, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday named Pradeep Mathur as the new legislative party leader ... Read more...

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Bulgarian extends lead in chess rapid, blitz World championships


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Batumi (Georgia), June 3 (IANS) Stefanova Antoaneta, the 2004 World champion from Bulgaria, has further extended her lead in the 2012 women's World Chess Rapid and Blitz Championships.The Grandmaster (GM) ... Read more...

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Pune FC win U-20 I-league


May 15th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kalyani (Kolkata), May 15 (IANS) Pune FC kept their winning run intact, registering a 2-0 victory against Shillong Lajong Tuesday to annex the Under-20 I-league football title, the first-ever at ... Read more...

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Messi makes history with 50 goals in Spanish league


May 6th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 6 (IANS) Argentine star Lionel Messi made history as he scored four goals in his side's 4-0 win over local rivals Espanyol in the Spanish Primer Liga to ... Read more...

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I-League: Churchill Brothers looking to finish second


May 5th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Margaon (Goa), May 5 (IANS) Churchill Brothers technical director Subhas Bhowmick is keeping his fingers crossed and hoping his team can finish second in the I-League. For that to happen, ... Read more...

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Gambhir guides Knight Riders to sixth win in IPL (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 1 (IANS) Skipper Gautam Gambhir struck his fourth half-century of the season and spearheaded Kolkata Knight Riders to a five-wicket win against Chennai Super Kings with two ... Read more...

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Santos reach Sao Paulo state championship final


April 30th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 30 (IANS) Brazilian international striker Neymar scored a hat-trick as Santos advanced to the Sao Paulo state championship final with a 3-1 victory over Sao Paulo.Neymar ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Saleem, Surya, Phaneesh top JK Tyre-MMS Rookie Cup


April 29th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Bangalore's Rubeel M. Saleem, Chennai lad Surya Raguram, both from Meco Racing, and H.B. Phaneesh of Mohite's Racing emerged champions in their respective classes in the ... Read more...

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Elections for three new Delhi mayors from April 30


April 24th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Elections for three mayors for the newly-trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will be held from April 30, a statement from the civic agency said ... Read more...

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Mahindra Racing felicitates Indian rider Sarath Kumar


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Mahindra Racing felicitated their Indian rider Sarath Kumar for becoming the first Indian to score points in the Italian Championship.Mahindra Racing, the first Indian team to ... Read more...

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Uruguay striker Abreu scores hat-trick for Botafogo


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 22 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu scored a hat-trick to send Botafogo into the final of the Rio Cup with a 4-2 victory over Bangu ... Read more...

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Neither Congress nor BJP has the people’s mandate (Comment)


April 21st, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Elections in India for even the panchayats and civic bodies are seen as political barometers. Although they are supposed to reflect local concerns, no party can afford to ignore their ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet to decide future polls strategy


April 18th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) With the victory in the Delhi civic polls coming as a shot in the arm for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the party's top ... Read more...

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This was not my election: Sheila Dikshit


April 18th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit appeared to wash her hands of the Congress loss in the civic polls and said it was not her ... Read more...

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Delhi civic polls: Results at a glance


April 17th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retained control of Delhi's civic body, securing 138 seats out of 272 seats, while the Congress improved its last ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP score well in five civic bodies’ polls


April 16th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Contrary to expectations, the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine performed well in the elections to five municipal corporations, results of which were declared here Monday.Polling ... Read more...

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