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Joshi vs Modi: no clear winner in tangled BJP web (Comment)


June 9th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Seven years after Sanjay Joshi had to distance himself from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) following the surfacing of a sleazy CD involving him, this low-key apparatchik of the Rashtriya ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP leadership tussle reaches breaking point (Second Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) Leadership tussle in the faction-ridden ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka Sunday reached a breaking point with scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa setting ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Djokovic edges out Murray, meets Nadal in final


January 28th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia cruised into the men's singles final of the Australian Open here Friday, defeating Britain's Andy Murray to set ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dipika loses title clash at Tournament of Champions


January 27th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) Squash mom Natalie Grinham taught her opponent Dipika Pallikal a thing or two about court coverage and strength beating her Indian rival 11-4, 11-3, 11-3 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Huntsman quits US presidential race


January 17th, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) US Republican candidate Jon Huntsman Monday announced to quit his presidential bid while endorsing his one-time rival Mitt Romney.Huntsman, the former Utah governor and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Punj Lloyd squash: Willstrop triumphs, to be new World No.1


December 18th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) England's James Willstrop defeated long-time rival Gregory Gaultier of France to win his maiden Punj Lloyd PSA Squash Masters here Sunday after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Court suspends Van Gaal’s appointment at Ajax


December 13th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Dec 13 (IANS) A court in Haarlem temporarily suspended the appointment of Louis Van Gaal as CEO at Ajax Football Club, until the shareholders get a chance to vote ... Read more...

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Handling the media will be Fletcher’s biggest challenge: Vaughan


April 27th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan feels that newly appointed India coach Duncan Fletcher's "biggest challenge" will be to handle the media in a cricket crazy ... Read more...

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Debbie Gibson Patches Up With Long Time Rival


January 30th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been more than two decades when the two hottest retro teen sensations, Debbie Gibson and Tiffany Renee Darwish, were breeding bad blood between themselves, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shobhaa De Gets ‘Wicked Witch’ Title From Sonam Kapoor


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Those of you, who consider Sonam Kapoor to be one of the sweetest Bollywood actresses, should think again. Sonam Kapoor can be quite vindictive towards people ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Elvis-like face appears in flames of Australian fire


September 23rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): A picture of a fire during a training exercise at the Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF's) Tindal Base near Darwin, Australia, resembles a face, which according to ... Read more...

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Salman And Katrina Reunite For An Item Number


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Farah Khan is going to cash in the much talked split of Bollywood's star couple Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif. Both the actors will be seen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Roddick recovers to reach Atlanta semi-finals


July 24th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta (Georgia), July 24 (DPA) Andy Roddick repeated a victory from 2001 as he struggled past Belgian Xavier Malisse 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals of the Atlanta Tennis Championships. Nearly ... Read more...

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Hewitt fancies his chances of beating Federer in Australian Open tie


January 23rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23(ANI): Australian tennis star Lleyton Hewitt fancies that he can beat top seed and 15-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer after booking an Australian Open showdown on Monday.Hewitt had ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova Beats Venus Williams At Hua Hin


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Maria Sharapova's plan for a brilliant start in 2010 is turning true. The original glamor lady of tennis hoped that 2010 will put ... Read more...

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Kalyan to form own party after BJP’s cold shoulder


December 6th, 2009 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 5 (IANS) Shown the door by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and facing a cold reception by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership to his rejoining it after ... Read more...

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Disgraced US Senator Edwards struck deal with aide to pose as his love child’s father


July 1st, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Andrew Young, a close aide of controversial former US senator John Edwards, is set to write a tell-all book and reveal how President Barack Obama's rival for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nadal begins French Open with a big lead in rankings


May 25th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, May 25 (DPA) Rafael Nadal has taken a big lead as he begins his conquest for a fifth straight French Open title in the men's tennis rankings issued Monday by ... Read more...

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Lahiri finishes career-best fourth at Black Mountain golf


March 29th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hua Hin, Thailand, March 29 (IANS) Anirban Lahiri completed his best-ever finish on the Asian Tour in tied fourth place in the Black Mountain Masters golf Sunday. His long-time rival Gaganjeet Bhullar ... Read more...

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Biden was offered Secretary Of State Job, says his wife


January 20th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.20 (ANI): Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, has suggested that her husband Joe was offered his choice of either the V.P. slot or the job of ... Read more...

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Obama is also a West Ham fan


December 31st, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Dec.31 (ANI): US President-elect Barack Obama may sport a ubiquitous Chicago White Sox cap, but it turns out he is also a fan of West Ham United, a soccer team ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Obama taps Geithner for Treasury, Richardson for Commerce


November 22nd, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Nov.22 (ANI): US President-elect Barack Obama has reportedly zeroed in on his picks for Treasury and Commerce secretaries. According to Fox News, Obama will nominate Tim Geithner, the president of the ... Read more...

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Obama’s economic, foreign policy teams taking shape


November 22nd, 2008 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (DPA) US President-elect Barack Obama has already settled on much of his economic and foreign policy team, including Hillary Clinton for secretary of state and New York Federal Reserve ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton congratulates Obama


November 5th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 5 (ANI): Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, one time rival of Barack Obama, today congratulated her fellow Democrat on his election as the 44 th President of the United ... Read more...

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Clinton’’s convention role nearly settled


August 13th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.13 (ANI): Careful negotiations between Sen. Barack Obama''s campaign and his one-time rival, Hillary Clinton, about her role at the Democratic National Convention are winding to a close. According to the ... Read more...

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Convene parliament immediately, Advani demands


July 5th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Alleging that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government, which is facing the threat of withdrawal of support from its Left allies, has lost its majority, Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Taiwan’s top negotiator heads to China for historic talks


June 11th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Taipei, June 11 (DPA) Taiwan's top negotiator with China Wednesday headed to Beijing for historic talks that will pave the way for cross-strait rapprochement after six decades of impasse. "We hope through ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clinton planning exit as Obama and McCain look ahead


June 5th, 2008 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 5 (DPA) Hillary Clinton could step out of the US presidential race Friday, leaving Democratic candidate Barack Obama to focus on a general election fight with Republican John McCain that ... Read more...

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Nadal beats Djokovic to meet Federer in Hamburg final


May 18th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, May 18 (DPA) Rafael Nadal retained his second place in the men's tennis rankings Saturday when he outlasted challenger Novak Djokovic 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 in the Hamburg Masters semi-finals. The third-ranked ... Read more...

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Ethnic Chinese woo Indian voters in Malaysian polls


March 4th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 4 (IANS) Two ethnic Chinese candidates for the Bukit Bintang parliamentary seat are trying hard to woo the Indian community, whose 11 percent presence could swing the vote either ... Read more...

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