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Mehta qualifies for the venue stages


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 23 (IANS) Asian Champion Aditya Mehta of India registered a thrilling win in the final qualifying round of the International Open snooker tournament being played here.With a lead ... Read more...

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Spain down UK to take lead


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Spain moved to the top of the table with 10 match points with a narrow win over United Kingdom in the fifth round of the TATA ... Read more...

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Rahul will need to deliver - and fast (Comment)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
For a political party bruised by corruption scandals, charges of poor governance and electoral defeats, Rahul Gandhi will have to be a miracle man to help restore the health of ... Read more...

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More role for women in population policy: Experts


July 10th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India needs to move away from its "targeted approach" towards family panning programmes that have been in existence under a decade-old policy, experts said here ... Read more...

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India beat South Africa 6-5 in hockey Test


July 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
La Albericia (Spain), July 9 (IANS) India defeated South Africa 6-5 in a thrilling third hockey Test here Sunday night. Strikers Shivendra Singh (13th, 38th minute), Dharamvir Singh (19th, 21st ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah Cup: India gear up for New Zealand


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 23 (IANS) Keeping an eye on the Olympics, India will be looking to fine tune their strategy as they kick-off their campaign in the Azlan Shah Cup ... Read more...

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Yamaha to set up Rs.1,500 crore plant in Tamil Nadu


May 14th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) With demand for its premium bikes going up and sensing bigger opportunities, the India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. will be setting up here its largest plant ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to discuss extradition, Teesta pacts


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are likely to sign an extradition treaty and discuss an early signing of the Teesta water-sharing pact during Bangladesh Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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Indian eves win bronze in Auckland hockey tourney


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Pakuranga (Auckland), April 22 (IANS) India beat the US 1-0 to claim the bronze medal in the second-leg of the Four Nation Women's Hockey Tournament at the Llyod Elsmore Hockey ... Read more...

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Indian women’s hockey team thrashed 2-5 by Australia


April 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pakuranga (Auckland), April 19 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team went down fighting 2-5 to Australia in the second leg of the Women's Four-Nation Hockey Tournament at Lloyd Elsmore Hockey ... Read more...

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Arjun collaborating with Percept for music fest


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Arjun Rampal, who got international pop icon Lady Gaga to perform in India last year, is collaborating with Percept Ltd to create a music festival ... Read more...

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IOA didn’t discuss boycott of Olympic ceremonies: Malhotra


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association's acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Friday denied reports in a section of the media that the apex body of India's sport decided ... Read more...

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India, Iran firm up oil payment mechanism (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Asserting that sanctions from the US can't harm its relations with India, Iran Tuesday said Indian companies will pay for 45 percent of their crude ... Read more...

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Jones asks India to drop Laxman and Vinay for two spinners


January 20th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones feels India should drop veteran batsman V.V.S Laxman and pacer Vinay Kumar to make place for spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Pragyan ... Read more...

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BSF troopers suspended for torture, inquiry on


January 19th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) In the wake of a video showing a man being stripped and beaten along the India-Bangladesh border, the government Thursday said the Border Security Force ... Read more...

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Will keep buying Iranian oil, says India


January 17th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India Tuesday said it will continue buying Iranian oil despite US sanctions and is not about to seek a waiver from Washington."We have accepted sanctions ... Read more...

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Ashwin says it’s time India performed to avoid another whitewash


January 4th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin says it is high time the team performed on the field to avoid e another whitewash overseas.India will have to do something ... Read more...

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India offers to sell surplus heavy water


December 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 16 (IANS) India's Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is looking for an agent who will help globally market heavy water, used to run nuclear reactors, that it is ... Read more...

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Congratulations pour in for Sehwag


December 9th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Cricket fraternity and fans hailed India's explosive opener Virender Sehwag's sensational 219, the highest by any player in One-day internationals.Congratulatory messages poured in from ... Read more...

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FDI in retail: Time India removed its blinkers (Comment)


December 6th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
The opposition to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retail business by some opposition parties in India is utterly regressive. FDI in retail will enable massive investments in the India's trade ... Read more...

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Thai PM to be chief guest on India’s Republic Day


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Building on the upward swing in New Delhi's Look East policy, India will host Thailand's first woman and youngest Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways to use synthetic fuel blend


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) With the world's largest gas-to-liquid (GTL) plant in Qatar set to commence commercial production of the synthetic fuel by 2012, Qatar Airways Wednesday said it aims ... Read more...

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Windies struggle at 34/2 as bad light forces early close


November 15th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) The West Indies were struggling at 34 for two in their first innings against India when bad light forced an early close of play on the ... Read more...

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India to host meet against drugs trafficking


November 13th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) For the first time, India will host the "Paris Pact Meeting" beginning Monday that will focus on devising international cooperation against drugs trafficking.The two-day meeting ... Read more...

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We batted really badly: Cook (Lead)


October 26th, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) After going down by 95 runs to India in the fifth and last ODI to finish on the wrong side of a 5-0 whitewash, England captain ... Read more...

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Star boxer Akhil Kumar joins Mumbai Fighters


October 20th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Mumbai Fighters, the only Indian team for the upcoming World Series of Boxing (WSB) has roped in star pugilist Akhil Kumar in their squad.With several international ... Read more...

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Ganguly concerned over India’s showing abroad


October 20th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly finds nothing surprising in the national squad's emphatic victories over England in the first two one-dayers of the ongoing ... Read more...

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PM leaves for IBSA summit, focus on global economy


October 17th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will participate in the 5th summit of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) in Pretoria Tuesday that will focus on ... Read more...

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US backing India for military exercises: Pakistani daily


October 12th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) India will be holding military exercises along the Sino-Pak border areas "without any formal advance intimation to either Beijing or Islamabad" as it has the backing ... Read more...

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Nine ministers make a beeline for the US


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) With as many as nine cabinet ministers in the US on various engagements, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here to attend the UN session could ... Read more...

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India takes over presidency of G-24 after 28 years


September 23rd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) India Thursday took over the presidency of the G-24 group of 24 developing countries after a gap of 28 years and said it would use ... Read more...

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We need another player in world’s top-100: Somdev


September 20th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India's top tennis star Somdev Devvarman said here Tuesday that it is high time India had another singles player in the world's top-100.Somdev said ... Read more...

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After petrol price hike, brace for higher interest on loans


September 16th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) After a steep hike in petrol prices, the stage appears set for interest to go up on automobile, housing and corporate loans with the Reserve Bank ... Read more...

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To tackle inflation, Reserve Bank expected to hike rates


September 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is widely expected to hike interest rates for the 12th time since January last year when it meets Friday, as ... Read more...

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Vasuki Sunkavalli out of Miss Universe race


September 13th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Sep 13 (IANS) India's dry run at the Miss Universe contest continued as Vasuki Sunkavalli failed to make it to the final 16 at the Miss Universe ... Read more...

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