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Shillong Lajong pip Mumbai FC 2-1


September 19th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, Sep 19 (IANS) Shillong Lajong got the better of Mumbai FC 2-1 on the opening day of the Federation Cup at the Keenan Stadium here Wednesday while Pailan Arrows ... 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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Sesa Goa in Durand Cup


August 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 27 (IANS) Sesa Goa drew 1-1 with Pune FC to qualify for the semifinal of the 125th Durand Cup at the Ambedkar Stadium here Monday.The result helped ... Read more...

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Hannover qualifies for Europa League playoffs


August 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (IANS) Bundesliga football club Hannover defeated Irish team St. Patrick's Athletic 5-0 on aggregate to qualify for Europa League playoffs.Hannover wrapped a 3-0 away win in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Australia paddle to kayak four gold


August 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Last year's World Championships silver medallists Australia narrowly claimed gold Thursday in a close-run Olympic men's kayak four final.The Australians held a quarter-length advantage ... Read more...

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US man held for shooting ill wife in hospital bed


August 6th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) A man in America's Ohio state has been arrested after he shot his wife of 45 years in her hospital bed while she was being treated ... Read more...

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Ennis captures dream Olympic gold on home soi


August 5th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Jessica Ennis won gold in the Olympic women's heptathlon Saturday, winning the 800 meters race.Ennis had a virtually unassailable lead of 184 points going ... Read more...

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Olympics: Franklin sinks world record to clinch 200m backstroke gold


August 4th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's 17-year-old swimming sensation Missy Franklin smashed the world record to win the Olympic women's 200 metres backstroke final here.Franklin, who took the 100m title ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: Devendro punches his way to pre-quarters


July 31st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh made his way into the pre-quartefinals of the 49kg class in emphatic style with the referee stopping contest in the first ... Read more...

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India lose to Britain in tri-nation hockey


July 15th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), July 15 (IANS) India lost 1-3 to Great Britain in the inaugural match of the tri-nation invitational hockey tournament, the team's final warm-up event ahead of the London ... Read more...

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India women finish with silver medal at junior Asia Cup hockey


July 7th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 7 (IANS) India lost 2-5 to China and finished with a silver medal at the sixth Junior Women's Asia Cup hockey championship here Saturday.This was India's best showing ... Read more...

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Two dead, 100 injured in China quake


June 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Two people died and about 100 others were injured in China in a 5.7-magnitude quake Sunday, the authorities said.The casualties took place in Ninglang county of ... Read more...

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Haqqani to challenge probe panel report


June 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Minutes after a probe panel said that Husain Haqqani had written a memo that President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup, Pakistan's former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Two minutes late, Chinese student not allowed to take exam


June 10th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 10 (IANS) A student in this Chinese metropolis was not allowed to appear in his national college entrance examination as he reached the venue two minutes after the ... Read more...

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Portugal lose last friendly before the Euro 2012


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, June 3 (IANS) One week before their match against Germany in the Euro 2012, the Portuguese national football team lost to Turkey 1-3 in a friendly here.For the Portuguese, ... Read more...

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Ukraine suffer 2-3 loss to Austria


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 2 (IANS) Co-hosts Ukraine came back twice but still lost 2-3 to Austria in a friendly match leading to the Euro 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria.Zlatko Junuzovic opened the ... Read more...

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BBC comes under fire for broadcasting film containing nudity at lunchtime


May 30th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The BBC has received numerous complaints for broadcasting at 1.45 pm a 2004 Hollywood version of Shakespeare's 'The Merchant Of Venice', which features nudity. The film ... Read more...

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Lampard hails Drogba for Chelsea’s historic win


May 20th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 20 (IANS) Chelsea captain Frank Lampard dedicated the Blues' historic Champions League win to Didier Drogba, who went from being zero to hero during final against Bayern ... Read more...

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Can robots be blamed for killing civilians?


April 24th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) If a robot develops a programming glitch that causes it to kill civilians, do we blame the robot, or the humans who created and deployed it?Such ... Read more...

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Man crosses 6,000 ft high canyon without safety net


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) A 40-year-old American slackline walker Monday crossed a canyon in central China almost 6,000 feet above sea level without a safety line, the Telegraph reported.Dean Potter, ... Read more...

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Kipsang, Keitany win London marathon


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany won the men's and women's races at the London Marathon Sunday.Kipsang led for the final 11 kilometers with a time ... Read more...

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Neymar helps Santos beat the Strongest 2-0


April 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 20 (IANS) Neymar scored a goal and set up another, as Santos topped their group with a 2-0 victory over the Strongest in the Copa Libertadores ... Read more...

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Briton cuts puppy’s throat during booze binge


April 14th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A Briton slaughtered his family's puppy with a kitchen knife during a three-day drinking binge, The Sun reported Saturday.Christopher Hill watched his Patterdale terrier Maggie bleed ... Read more...

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No time for boredom: Priyanka


April 12th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) National award-winning actress Priyanka Chopra says there is no scope for her to get bored in her profession."This is a very funny thing. I don't ... Read more...

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I-League: Mohun Bagan thrash Shillong Lajong


April 10th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Mohun Bagan routed Shillong Lajong 6-1 at the Yuba Bharati Krinangan in the I-League Tuesday. For Bagan, Sunil Chhetri and Odafa Okolie scored a brace while ... Read more...

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Schalke humbles Hannover 3-0 in Bundesliga


April 9th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 9 (IANS) Schalke striker and Spanish veteran Raul Gonzalez netted a brace to inflict a 3-0 loss on Hannover while Hamburg and Leverkusen shared points to complete the ... Read more...

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Court observes two-minute silence for 1984 riots victims


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A court here hearing a case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots Monday observed two-minutes silence in memory of ... 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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Athletic Bilbao shock Schalke away from home


March 30th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 30 (IANS) German side Schalke suffered a 2-4 home loss against Spanish club Athletic Bilbao in the first leg of Europa League quarterfinals.Bilbao sealed an impressive win Thursday ... Read more...

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Fat lady seeks government aid for medical bill


March 27th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) A British woman wants the government to pay 14,000 pounds (about $22,370) required for her gastric band surgery as she has turned too fat to earn.Weighing ... Read more...

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Bundesliga leaders Dortmund five clear of Bayern with win over Cologne


March 26th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 26 (IANS) Front-runners Borussia Dortmund crushed Cologne 6-1 while Stuttgart wrapped a lucky 1-0 win over Nuremberg in Bundesliga football.The "BVB" humbled struggling Cologne when they turned ... Read more...

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Heracles reaches first Dutch Cup final


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 23 (IANS) Heracles Almelo secured its first berth in the final of the Dutch Cup by shocking Eredivisie leaders AZ Alkmaar 4-2.Heracles took an early lead Thursday ... Read more...

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Indian Wells: Sania-Vesnina crushed in finals


March 18th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 18 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina lost to American pair Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond in the women's doubles final of ... Read more...

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Germany beat Japan to win Algarve Cup


March 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Faro (Portugal), March 8 (IANS) Okoyino da Mbabi scored a hat-trick as Germany beat Japan 4-3 in the women's soccer Algarve Cup final.The German side opened scoring in the 20th ... Read more...

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‘The Devil Inside’ does not scare much (IANS Movie Review)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Devil Inside"; Cast: Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth; Director: William Brent Bell; Rating: * 1/2When "Paranormal Activity" came in 2007, the premise and shooting style was so simple ... Read more...

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