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Olympic boxing: Manoj eases into pre-quarters


August 1st, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Indian boxer Manoj Kumar reached the pre-quarterfinals in the 64 kg class with a convincing victory over Serdar Hudayberdiyev of Turkmenistan at the London Olympics.The 25-year-old ... Read more...

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I-League: Prayag look to avenging defeat


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Prayag United will kick-start the I-League campaign after almost a month's break when they host Mumbai FC at the Yuba Bharati Krinangan Saturday looking to avenge ... Read more...

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KBC winner plans to invest Rs.3.5 crore in real estate


March 16th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 16 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, who scripted history by winning the jackpot of Rs.5 crore in the fifth season of Kaun Banega Crorepati, says that he plans to ... Read more...

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‘The Iron Lady’-a perfect Streep show (IANS Movie Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Iron Lady"; Cast: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant; Director: Phyllida Lloyd; Rating: ****The test of democracy is when a woman has as much right to a position ... Read more...

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No Messi as Barca take on Sporting Gijon


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 3 (IANS) FC Barcelona will be without top scorer and star player, Lionel Messi for their home match against Sporting Gijon in the Spanish Primera Liga.Messi is suspended ... Read more...

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Pune FC face test of belief against Lajong


January 27th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 27 (IANS) Pune FC faces the test of belief to overcome all odds when they take on Shillong Lajong in an away I-League football game at the Jawaharlal ... Read more...

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Ranbir, Deepika share amicable equation: Ayan Mukherjee


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) One wonders if bringing old flames Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone back on screen for Karan Johar's "Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani" was a tough nut ... Read more...

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Ajit Pawar attacks Bal Thackeray


May 31st, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), May 31 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party leader and Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar Tuesday launched an attack on Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, demanding to know ... Read more...

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Australian’s wary of Fletcher’s appointment as India’s coach


April 27th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 27 (IANS) Duncan Fletcher's appointment as India's coach is likely to create some unease among the Australians who are now anticipating a heated four Test series agaisnt the ... Read more...

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South Africa eye group B leadership, see Ireland tough nut (Preview)


March 14th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Their tails up after the nail-biting victory against India, South Africa would be eyeing to top group B as they clash with Ireland here Tuesday.Injuries to ... Read more...

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Shilpa ‘at peace’ after Shirdi visit (Movie Snippets)


January 31st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty is happy after getting a chance to visit the holy town of Shirdi in Maharashtra."Visited Shirdi aftr tryin hard a few times ... Read more...

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England’s biggest danger in Ashes is complacency, says ex-coach Fletcher


November 18th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov. 18 (ANI): England start the Ashes series as favourites, but would have to be careful, as Australia can come out fighting when they find themselves in sticky situations, feels ex-coach ... Read more...

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New Delhi teenager Suraj Sharma to play the lead in Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’


October 27th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A previously unknown teenager has been selected by director, Ang Lee to play the lead role of the upcoming movie “Life of Pi”.The movie is ... Read more...

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Kashmir issue ‘tough nut’ to crack: Musharraf


October 9th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): The Kashmir issue is a "tough nut" to crack because it requires 'sincerity', "boldness" and 'flexibility' from both India and Pakistan to amicably reach a solution, former ... Read more...

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‘Bolo Raam’ unconventional but lacks punch(IANS Film Review; Rating:**)


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Film: "Bolo Raam"; Cast: Rishi Bhutani, Padmini Kolhapure, Om Puri, Disha Pandey, Rajpal Yadav, Govind Namdeo and Naseeruddin Shah; Director: Rakesh Chaturvedi; Rating: **"Bolo Raam" can be compared to thriller ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh meets visiting WTO trade ministers


September 5th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 5 (ANI): Visiting trade ministers of more than 30 countries including US Trade Representative Ron Kirk and WTO director general Pascal Lamy met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here.During ... Read more...

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Brit girl, 13, smashes water-skiing world record by leaping 100ft!


July 30th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): A British schoolgirl aged 13 has set a new water-skiing world record after leaping almost 100 ft.Charlotte Wharton, from Wrestlingworth, Northants, broke the previous 20-year-old for under-14s of ... Read more...

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Saina to face Lin in Indonesian Super Series final


June 21st, 2009 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal edged past China's Lu Lan in the semifinals of the Indonesian Open Super Series badminton tournament in Jakarta Saturday to set up a title ... Read more...

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Somdev out of Australian Open qualifiers


January 16th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) India's new tennis find Somdev Devvarman crashed out of Australian Open qualifiers Friday after losing to Poland's Lukasz Kubot in the second round.Somdev, ranked 154, went down fighting ... Read more...

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Tyra Banks has no plans to lend her name to fashion products


November 28th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 28 (ANI): When it comes to branding her name on a product, Tyra Banks can be a tough nut to crack.The American supermodel revealed that she was approached frequently ... Read more...

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Saran travels to Dublin to enlist support in IAEA board


July 23rd, 2008 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's special envoy and former foreign secretary Shyam Saran will leave for Dublin Wednesday morning to enlist Ireland's support in the board of governors' ... Read more...

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Sania to meet Govortsova in Qatar Open first round


February 17th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by admin
Doha, Feb 17 (IANS) Sania Mirza will open her campaign against Belarusian Olga Govortsova in the $2.5 million Qatar Total Open at the Khalifa Tennis Complex starting Monday. The 48th ranked Belarusian ... Read more...

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