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Peace is a true farewell to arms: Colombian rebel chief


September 20th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's FARC rebels are prepared to lay down their weapons if upcoming peace talks with the government lead to an accord, guerrilla chief Rodrigo Londono said ... Read more...

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China’s para-powerlifter Liu stuns world


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Guaranteeing the gold and shattering the men's 67.5kg powerlifting Paralympic record in his first attempt, failing in the following two attempts to set a new world ... Read more...

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Unmanned US hypersonic craft fails


August 16th, 2012 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) An unmanned American experimental aircraft failed in a hypersonic test flight and dropped into the Pacific Ocean, the US Air Force said Wednesday.The aircraft, named X-51A ... Read more...

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Olympics: Krishna Poonia qualifies; Mayookha, Om Prakash out (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's top discus thrower Krishna Poonia qualified for the final round while triple jumper Mayookha Johny and men's shot putter Om Prakash Singh were knocked out ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Shot putter Om Prakash flops


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) India's athletics campaign at the London Games got off to a disappointing start with shot putter Om Prakash Singh faltering in the qualification round and finishing ... Read more...

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China’s Li lifts Olympic gold in 58 kg, breaks record


July 31st, 2012 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Li Xueying won women's weightlifting gold in the 58kg category Monday, setting two Olympic records.Li, twice former world champion, set records in the snatch ... Read more...

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Paes-Peya advance in French Open


June 1st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 1 (IANS) Leander Paes and his new partner Alexander Peya entered the men's doubles second round at the French Open tennis tournament here, defeating Italy's Simone Bolelli ... Read more...

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Wrestler Sushil Kumar qualifies for London Games


April 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar qualified Friday for the 2012 London Olympics by taking the gold medal in the 66kg event of ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole to kick the butt


April 13th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 13 (IANS) English singer Cheryl Cole wants to give up smoking because she fears she could be damaging her voice.If the 28-year-old quits smoking, it would be ... Read more...

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Licence plates costlier than cars in China


February 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) The prices of licence plates in China seem to be going through the roof as in some instances what one pays to buy a licence plate ... Read more...

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Hardwork and dedication the mantra to crack CAT, say toppers


January 12th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Thane, Jan 12 (IANS) A bunch of students made Maharashtra proud by cracking the tough Common Admission Test (CAT) - some scoring a perfect ten while some followed close at ... Read more...

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World Athletics: Mayookha qualifies for long jump finals


August 27th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Aug 27 (IANS) India's Mayookha Johny qualified for the final of the women's long jump event at the World Athletics Championships with a leap of 6.53 metres.She ... Read more...

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Stuntman Todd Green dies in a deadly stunt


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Michigan, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A stuntman died instantly when he tried a dangerous move. The 48-year-old man tried to grab a helicopter that was flying just above a biplane that he ... Read more...

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Private member’s bill dosen’t mean much, says Kejriwal


August 20th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarian Varun Gandhi said he will move the Jan Lokpal bill of Team Anna as a private ... Read more...

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Roscosmos to make third attempt to launch Soyuz spacecraft


July 13th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, will make a third attempt Wednesday to launch Soyuz-2.1, a space carrier with six US Globalstar-2 communications satellites, a ... Read more...

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Chennai’s Divyadharshini tops civil services exam


May 11th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, May 11 (IANS) Chennai-based qualified lawyer and banker S. Divyadharshini topped the 2010 All India Civil Services Examination, the results of which were declared Wednesday.Second-ranker Sweta Mohanty ... Read more...

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Court rejects Tiwari’s plea on fine


February 25th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Rejecting Congress leader N.D. Tiwari's plea, the Delhi High Court Friday directed him to pay Rs.75,000 penalty, as directed by the court, within two weeks' time. A ... Read more...

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Meet the Brit couple that was forced to cancel wedding ten times


January 26th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): Planning a wedding usually takes a lot of hard work and time, but for a British couple it was more like a nightmare, after they were forced to ... Read more...

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Asian Games weightlifting: Sudhir finishes sixth in 77kg


November 16th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Sudhir Kumar Chitradurga finished sixth in the men's 77kg category of the weightlifting event at the 16th Asian Games here Tuesday.Sudhir's lifted an overall weight of 295kg.North ... Read more...

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Chinese lifter Li breaks two world records at Asian Games


November 14th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gunagzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) Chinese lifter Li Ping broke the snatch and total world records in the women's 53kg event at the 16th Guangzhou Asiad.Li snatched 103kg in her third attempt, one ... Read more...

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CWG athletics: Poonia breaks 52-year gold jinx, India sweeps women’s discus (Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) It was a fairy tale outing for India in the athletics arena Monday as woman discus thrower Krishna Poonia broke a 52-year jinx to win a gold ... Read more...

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CWG weightlifting: Dey and Rao add a silver and bronze to the kitty (RoundUp)


October 4th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Enjoying a huge home support, India's men and women weightlifters won a silver and bronze each on the opening day of competitions in the 2010 ... Read more...

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CWG weightlifting: Soniya, Sandhya win first medals for India (LEAD)


October 4th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India's Soniya Chanu and Sandhya Rani Devi won India's first medals in the Commonwealth Games, silver and bronze in the women's weightlifting 48kg category here ... Read more...

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Russian passenger plane in ‘miracle’ crash landing after total power failure


September 9th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russian pilots successfully made an emergency landing in Taiga forrest, saving the lives of 81 people, and causing minimum damage to the aircraft.The Tu-154 aircraft belonging to Alrosa ... Read more...

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Jack Hanna Fights Off Grizzly Bear With Pepper Spray


July 28th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Few will disagree to the statement that it is the presence of mind that works best at the time of any sudden crisis and in the ... Read more...

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Triplets Born to 66 Year Old Woman in India


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 66 year old woman in India gave birth to triplets on May 29 after 44 years of marriage to her 64 year old husband, with no children. ... Read more...

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66-year-old Indian woman gives birth to triplets


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:52 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hisar, Jun 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 66 year old Indian woman has given birth to triplets in the state of Haryana. She has been married to her husband for the last 44 ... Read more...

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66-year-old gives birth to triplets in Haryana


June 13th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar, June 13 (IANS) After nearly 44 years of a childless married life, a 66-year-old woman in Haryana has given birth to triplets, becoming possibly the oldest woman to do so. Bhateri Devi ... Read more...

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Africa deal makes Bharti world’s 5th largest telecom firm


June 8th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8(IANS) India's top telecom player Bharti Airtel Tuesday said it has successfully concluded its $10.7-billion deal to acquire the African assets of Kuwait's Zain, making it the world's fifth ... Read more...

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Bharti starts fund-raiser to buy Zain’s African assets


May 27th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India's Bharti Airtel Thursday said it has begun the process of raising funds for the $10.7 billion deal to acquire the African assets of Kuwait's Zain that ... Read more...

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Selectors will look at my performance: Clarke


May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 18 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke is in a spot after his team's loss to England in the World Twenty20 final. Clarke feels that Australia's performance will be reviewed after batting ... Read more...

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‘Contender’ White backs Clarke to lead Oz T20 side


May 18th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 18 (ANI): Australia's Twenty20 vice captain Cameron White has backed incumbent Michael Clarke to lead the side for his leadership skills, despite selectors toying with the idea of allowing Clarke ... Read more...

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BSF personnel foil infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir


May 13th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
RS Pura (Jammu and Kashmir), May 13 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel foiled an infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pura sector on Wednesday night.The security personnel posted in ... Read more...

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15 of 25 civil service exam toppers from Delhi


May 6th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) As many as 15 of the 25 toppers in the civil service exam 2009 appeared from the national capital, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Oh Eun-sun is the first woman to scale the world’s 14 highest peaks


April 28th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Katmandu, Apr 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A South Korean woman – Oh Eun-sun created history, when she became the first woman in the world to scale all the 14 highest mountains. The 44-year-old ... Read more...

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