tough battle

Olympics athletics: Indian discus thrower Vikas finishes eighth


August 8th, 2012 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda finished eighth while the gold was clinched by German Robert Harting and the silver went to Iranian Ehsan Hadadi in the ... Read more...

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Mary Kom, Vijender a win away from medal (Overall India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxers M.C. Mary Kom and Vijender Singh will be in action Monday with a win in their respective quarterfinal bouts assuring them of at least ... Read more...

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Saina pockets Thailand Open title


June 10th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 10 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal waged a tough battle against local hope Ratchanok Inthanon to win the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton event here Sunday. The ... Read more...

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A battle won for girls’ education in male bastion (Feature with images)


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) It has been a tough battle for Faiza Nisar Ali who helped steer the entry of girls into the erstwhile male bastion of the historic ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood seeks dialogue to ’save revolution’


May 26th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood movement has urged country's political forces to participate in a national dialogue ahead of a tough battle between an Islamist candidate and ... Read more...

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Olympic TT qualifier: Sharath, Amalraj, Poulomi enter knock-out stage


May 12th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Doha, May 11 (IANS) Indian paddlers Sharath Kamal, Anthony Amalraj and Poulomi Ghatak entered the knock-out stage at the World Olympic Qualification Championships here Friday.Sharath defeated Kirill Gerassimenkno of Kazakhstan ... Read more...

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Yuvraj cheers for Pune Warriors


April 27th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 26 (IANS) Pune Warriors Thursday had a surprise visitor in their former captain Yuvraj Singh, who cheered for the team from the dugout during their Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Delhi votes to pick trifurcated civic body (Fourth Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The national capital voted Sunday to pick a new team for its trifurcated civic body, with more people coming out to vote this election ... Read more...

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Yuvraj returns home after winning battle against cancer (Roundup)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India's star batsman Yuvraj Singh returned home Monday to a rousing reception after his successful treatment for a rare germ cell cancer in the ... Read more...

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Congress scores hat trick in Manipur (Fifth Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday stormed back to power in Manipur by winning 34 of the 50 seats for which results were declared till 4 p.m. Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Congress set to score hat trick in Manipur (Fourth Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) The Congress in Manipur seems to have braved all odds to make it to a third consecutive term by winning 25 of the 38 seats for ... Read more...

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Congress set for hat trick in Manipur (Third Lead, changing dateline)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) Manipur's ruling Congress appeared set for a hat-trick in the state, winning 16 seats in the assembly elections till 12.30 p.m. Tuesday, with the other parties ... Read more...

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Congress set for hat-trick in Manipur (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 6 (IANS) Manipur's ruling Congress appeared set for a hat-trick in the state, winning 16 seats in the assembly elections till 12.30 p.m., with the other parties far ... Read more...

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Saina, Jwala-Diju reach quarters of Korea Open (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal advanced Thursday to the women's singles quarterfinals of the Korea Open Superseries badminton in Seoul defeating Chinese Taipei's Shao Chieh ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill best possible, says government


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The government Thursday said its Lokpal bill was "the best" possible and trashed as mere politics the opposition to it from parties and social ... Read more...

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Mary Kom eases into semis of National Boxing


October 14th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 14 (IANS) Five-time World Champion MC Mary Kom (51 kg) eased into the sem-finals of the Women's National Boxing Championship with a 17-0 victory over P. Nirosha of ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ mints Rs.58 crore in first week, Jha elated


August 19th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha is happy that even after the "unexpected tough battle" to release his film "Aarakshan", the movie has managed to amass Rs.58.5 ... Read more...

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Sammy hails depleted attack for keeping India in check


July 9th, 2011 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has praised his side's character after they were reduced to just three frontline bowlers on the third day of the third ... Read more...

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Sasikaran, Negi make losing start at AAI Grandmasters meet


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The inaugural Airports Authority of India (AAI) Grandmaster Chess tournament got off to a rousing start, as all three games ended in a decisive manner ... Read more...

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Li Na lifts French Open singles title, first Asian grand slam singles winner (Lead)


June 4th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 4 (IANS) Chinese Li Na created history Saturday as she won the first-ever grand slam women's singles title for China and Asia, beating defending champion Francesca Schiavone of ... Read more...

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KKR will come back hard: Sachin


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Though visibly elated after an improbable last ball win over Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians skipper Sachin Tendulkar cautioned his teammates that they need to ... Read more...

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Nepal braces for more battle over budget


April 29th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 29 (IANS) With the major opposition party as well as 10 others threatening to oppose a new budget, Nepal's three-month-old government faces a tough battle in parliament three ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: India have a tough battle against Serbia


March 3rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Novi Sad, March 3 (IANS) Birthday boy Rohan Bopanna will have to play out of his skin to give India a winning start against Serb Viktor Troicki in ... Read more...

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Janet Jackson says that she was forced to diet since 11


February 17th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Janet Jackson has said that she was “forced” to diet since she was just an 11-years-old girl.The 44-year-old said that along the way she encountered some ... Read more...

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“The King’s Speech” Ruled The SAG Awards 2011


January 31st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stars were raining and reigning at the Shrine Exposition Center, Los Angeles on Sunday night where the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2011 was conducted. ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal again extends bid for Canadian ore company


January 11th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 11 (IANS) Global steel giant ArcelorMittal and rival bidder Nunavat Iron Core extended their competing bid deadlines for Toronto-based Baffinland Iron Mines Tuesday.While Nunavut extended its offer ... Read more...

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Tipsarevic survives Nishikori scare


January 8th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Serbian Davis Cupper Janko Tipsarevic, the sixth seed, ended Kei Nishikori's dream run in the Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here Friday by defeating ... Read more...

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‘Boss’ And ‘Kanteerava’ Vie For Top Spot


January 4th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
both may appeal to the audience’s tastes.Boss has popular and established names like Darshan and Raghu Raj while Kanteerava also has the star power of action hero Vijay. According to ... Read more...

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Jhalak Dikhla Jaa: Teen Ka Tadka Bonanza For The New Year


January 4th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4' is getting to be quite a tough battle ground to fight it out for all the contestants as the dance forms and the challenges that are ... Read more...

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Dallas Student Ann Crowned ‘America’s Next Top Model’


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Before the declaration of a winner both of them had faced a tough battle in a photoshoot at an Italian countryside location, followed by a shoot for 'Cover Girl' and then ... Read more...

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Asian Games squash: India assured of two medals in team event


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 23 (IANS) India assured themselves of at least two bronze medals in squash as their men and women made it to the semifinals of the team event in the Asian ... Read more...

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Rohan-Aisam duo enter St. Petersburg quarterfinals after ‘tough’ opening round


October 29th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 29 (ANI): The tennis duo comprising Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan and Rohan Bopanna of India have entered the quarterfinals of St. Petersburg ATP World Rating Tennis Championship.Though the Indo-Pak ... Read more...

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Nepal fails to elect new PM yet again (Roundup)


August 2nd, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 2 (IANS) It proved third time unlucky for Nepal as parliament Monday failed to elect a new prime minister for the third time in a row, with yet ... Read more...

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Elian Gonzalez Is Happy In Cuba


July 2nd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cuba, July 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Elian Gonzalez, the castaway 16 year old from Cuba said in a recent statement that he is happy to be in the Cuban soil and ... Read more...

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Switzerland looking to rebound in World Cup (Group H team profile)


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg/Zurich, June 2 (DPA) Switzerland look to rebound from a poor Euro 2008 showing and bad luck elimination from the 2006 World Cup as they expect a tough battle for second ... Read more...

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