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Chennai varsity students win prizes in space contests


September 18th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Students of the SRM University near here have won prizes in two international student aerospace competitions held in the US and China, an official said here ... Read more...

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Punjab win Junior National Hockey Championship


September 9th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Punjab defeated Odisha 4-3 to win the Hockey India Junior Men National Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Sunday.Punjab took lead in the 10th ... Read more...

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Satish-Savera combine top in Spice Cup


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 9 (IANS) Satish Gopalkrishnan and his wife Savera D'Souza from Bangalore staged a remarkable recovery to move from third position overnight to first and win the Mahindra Spice ... Read more...

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Paralympics: China’s gold rush continues


September 8th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) China kept up its gold-taking momentum here at the Paralympics, boosting its gold total to 83.The Asian giant clinched 13 gold medals Friday, reports Xinhua.Meanwhile, Australian ... Read more...

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Argentina face Paraguay in World Cup qualifier


September 7th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 7 (IANS) Argentina will be looking to strengthen their qualification chances for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil when they face Paraguay in South American qualifying ... Read more...

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South Africa beat New Zealand to finish third in U-19 cricket


August 25th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 25 (IANS) South Africa beat New Zealand by eight wickets to finish third at the U-19 cricket World Cup in the third-fourth position playoff at the Endeavour ... Read more...

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Chess: Russia outwit India to take lead


August 18th, 2012 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Top seeds Russia came up with a determined show as they downed India 'A' in the seventh round of the TATA 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for ... Read more...

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England rises to 3rd spot in FIFA rankings


August 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England climbed to the third position in the new FIFA rankings published Wednesday, the team's highest ever placing.World and European champions Spain held on to ... Read more...

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Olympics: Hopes pinned on boxers Mary Kom, Devendro (Overall India Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) After a forgettable day at the London Olympics, India hopes for a double delight Wednesday with the semifinal and quarterfinal bouts of Manipuri boxers M.C. Mary ... Read more...

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Olympics: Triple jumpers fail, hockey team’s pathetic show continues (India roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) India had a luckless day at the Olympics with the men's hockey team continuing their pathetic show by going down to Belgium 0-3 to suffer their ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India crash to fifth successive defeat


August 7th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Belgium struck thrice to hand India their fifth consecutive defeat in the preliminary league of the Olympic men's hockey competition here Tuesday.Goals by veteran Jerome Dekeyser ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna movies hit online, ‘Aradhana’ most popular


August 7th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Rajesh Khanna's classic movies "Aradhana" and "Haathi Mere Saathi" emerged as the late superstar's most popular films among online users during the month of July, ... Read more...

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Chinese shooter Yi wins first gold of London Olympics (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Yi Siling won the first gold medal of the London Olympics after shooting her way to glory in the women's 10-meter air rifle event ... Read more...

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Sofia Vergara highest paid woman in television


July 20th, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Actress Sofia Vergara has been named the highest earning woman in television, taking in $19 million in just 12 months.The 40-year-old took the No.1 spot thanks ... Read more...

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Schalke sign Swiss midfielder Barnetta


July 4th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 4 (IANS) German Bundesliga side Schalke secured Swiss international midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta on a free transfer until 2015, the football club website states.The 27-year-old Swiss, transferred from league ... Read more...

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India’s mobile handsets sales cross 50 mn in Jan-March


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India's mobile handsets sales crossed 50 million units in the Jan-March quarter, up 9.1 percent from the like period of the previous year, with Nokia ... Read more...

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Congress wins Kerala bypoll (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday won the Neyattinkara by-election in Kerala, with the Congress' R. Selvaraj, who was trailing third as counting began stealing a march over ... Read more...

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Congress wins bypoll in Kerala (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday won the Neyattinkara by-election in Kerala.Congress' R. Selvaraj who was trailing in third position as counting began in the morning stole a ... Read more...

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CPI-M leads in Neyattinkara by-election


June 15th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) The Left was leading over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by 416 votes, as counting for the Neyattinkara by-election began here Friday. The Congress was ... 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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Hussey, Gurkeerat keep Kings XI in playoff hunt (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, May 14 (IANS) Skipper David Hussey and Gurkeerat Singh fashioned an unlikely four-wicket win for Kings XI Punjab in a thrilling last-ball finish against Deccan Chargers here Sunday ... Read more...

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Mumbai host RCB as both teams eye play-off spot (Preview)


May 8th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore will face Mumbai Indians Wednesday at the Wankhede Stadium for the first time in this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) with both ... Read more...

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Juve win Serie A title after Milan loses in derby


May 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 7 (IANS) Juventus defeated Cagliary 2-0 to clinch their first Serie A football title since 2003 at the expense of AC Milan's 2-4 loss to Inter Milan ... Read more...

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Dwayne Smith wins last-ball thriller for Mumbai Indians (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Dwayne Smith pulled off a stunning last ball win for the Mumbai Indians over the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here ... Read more...

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Star hurdler Liu Xiang wins Kawasaki meet


May 6th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 6 (IANS) China's star hurdler Liu Xiang recorded his first win of the outdoor season, storming to top in the men's 110-meter hurdles event at the IAAF Golden ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors banking on Clarke against Mumbai Indians


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 2 (IANS) Pune Warriors will be banking on Australian captain Michael Clarke to bring back their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign on track when they face Mumbai ... Read more...

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Australia goes ahead of India in Test rankings


April 29th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 29 (IANS) Australia's 2-0 Test series win in the West Indies put them ahead of India in third position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Championship rankings ... Read more...

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Farfan extends contract with German side Schalke 04


April 29th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 29 (IANS) Schalke 04 extended Peruvian international striker Jefferson Farfan's contract until 2016, the German Bundesliga club announced during the match against Berlin at home.It seemed Farfan was ... Read more...

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Rosberg sets pace in second practice at Bahrain GP


April 20th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), April 20 (IANS) Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg, who won the Chinese Grand Prix, set the pace in the second practice at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) amidst security ... Read more...

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Delhi Daredevils thrash Mumbai Indians by seven wickets (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils churned out a dominating performance to crush Mumbai Indians by seven wickets and jump to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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‘India to become third largest aviation market’


April 4th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India is likely to become the third largest aviation market in the world from its current position as traffic volumes grow exponentially, a top ... Read more...

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Hannover defeat Monchengladbach 2-1 in Bundesliga


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 2 (IANs) Hannover stunned Monchengladbach 2-1 while Hoffenheim shared points with Schalke to complete the 28th round of the German Bundesliga.Monchengladbach dropped points at the battle for third position ... Read more...

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India may slip to fourth spot in ICC Test rankings


March 30th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 30 (IANS) A series win for Australia in the three-match Test series against the West Indies may push India one place down to the fourth spot in the ... Read more...

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WSH: Pune Strykers salvage another draw


March 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) A penalty corner conversion six minutes from close by unheralded Simrandeep Randhava helped Pune Strykers snatch a 3-3 draw with hosts Chennai Cheetahs and maintain their ... Read more...

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Nuremberg stun Monchengladbach in Bundesliga


March 5th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 5 (IANS) Swiss international and Nuremberg striker Albert Bunjaku handed Monchengladbach a late 0-1 loss to stop their unbeaten run of eight matches.Hoffenheim shared points with Cologne ... Read more...

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