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Olympic judo: Kim scores revenge over Bischof for gold


August 1st, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korean judoka Jae-Bum Kim gained sweet revenge over Germany's Ole Bischof to clinch gold in the men's 81 kg category at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Pau Gasol replaces Nadal as Spanish flagbearer


July 21st, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Spanish basketball star Pau Gasol has been chosen to replace Rafael Nadal as the flagbearer for Spain's Olympic squad at the opening ceremony of the ... Read more...

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Trinamool to vote for Pranab Mukherjee (Second Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress will vote for UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee in Thursday's presidential election, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced Tuesday.Terming the decision to ... Read more...

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Trinamool to vote for Pranab Mukherjee (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress will vote for UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the July 19 presidential poll, party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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IITs agree to a compromise, but retain hold on test (Second Lead, correcting spelling)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Ending the impasse over the entrance to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), the IIT Council Wednesday struck a compromise with the human resource ... Read more...

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IITs agree to a compromise, but retain hold on test (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Ending the impasse over the entrance to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), the IIT Council Wednesday struck a compromise with the human resource ... Read more...

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IITs retain hold on JEE examination


June 27th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The human resource development ministry and IIT Council Wednesday arrived at a consensus over the entrance exam pattern for admission to the prestigious engineering institutes ... Read more...

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Common engineering entrance in favour of students, says Sibal


June 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) With several Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) coming out in opposition on the proposed common entrance test, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday reiterated that ... Read more...

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Sibal rules out rollback of common IIT test


June 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Monday virtually ruled out going back on the controversial proposal for a nationwide common entrance test for Indian Institutes of ... Read more...

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Pacquiao loses WBO title on split decision


June 10th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 10 (IANS) Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines lost for the first time in seven years when American Timothy Bradley won on a controversial split decision in a ... Read more...

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Goodbye to gigantic Ganesh idols (With Images)


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Days of the Ganesh idols towering over the city at over 25 feet are over. Now, idols of the Hinduism's revered elephant god, the harbinger of ... Read more...

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Rome forced to drop bid for 2020 Olympics


February 15th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 15 (IANS) Rome was forced to drop its bid for the 2020 Olympic Games following Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's announcement that his government would not provide the ... Read more...

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Hockey squad picked on performance not reputation: Nobbs


January 31st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs Tuesday said a national team cannot be picked on sentiment and reputation but on current form, making it amply clear ... Read more...

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Farmers threaten to ‘donate’ govt aid to Maoists!


December 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 18 (IANS) Refusing to accept the state government's 'paltry' Rs.2000 crore aid package, some farmers in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region have threatened to donate the amount, averaging Rs.1,700 per ... Read more...

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Kerala University cancels PhD registration of Achuthanandan’s son


December 13th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 13 (IANS) The Kerala University has decided to cancel the PhD registration of V.A. Arun Kumar, son of veteran CPI-M former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan, an official said ... Read more...

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No differences in cabinet, says Antony


September 27th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said there were "no differences" in the cabinet in the wake of the finance ministry note on Home Minister ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill may come up in parliament in November


August 28th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A redrafted Lokpal bill may be brought in parliament during its winter session, that usually starts mid-November, after the parliamentary standing committee on law ... Read more...

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HI bans Sandeep, Sardara for two years


August 27th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) National team players Sandeep Singh and Sardara Singh were Saturday banned for two years by Hockey India (HI) for indiscipline.The two had left the camp ... Read more...

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The team wanted to protect the ’spirit of the game’: Dravid


August 1st, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Nottingham, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran Indian batsman Rahul Dravid said it was an unanimous decision by the team to reinstate Ian Bell, who was run out in a bizarre manner, ... Read more...

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Happy at being picked as CVC: Pradeep Kumar


July 3rd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 3 (IANS) Newly-selected Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) Pradeep Kumar Sunday said he was "happy" at being unanimously chosen to head India's anti-corruption watchdog."I am happy because it ... Read more...

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Michael Nobbs is India’s hockey coach till 2016 Olympics (Lead)


June 29th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Australian Michael Jack Nobbs is the new Indian hockey coach and his tenure lasts till the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.Nobbs pipped renowned coach Roelant ... Read more...

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Cairn-Vedanta sale referred to CCEA for final decision: Reddy


May 27th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A ministerial panel has come to a unanimous decision which will be sent to the cabinet to take a final call on the proposal of ... Read more...

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Oommen Chandy to be Kerala chief minister (Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 15 (IANS) Kerala's veteran Congress leader Oommen Chandy was Sunday elected leader of the Congress legislature party by its 38 members. His name has been cleared by ... Read more...

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Associates welcome cricket committee’s recommendation


May 12th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) The associate cricketing nations have welcomed the recommendation of the International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee to have qualifiers for the 2015 World Cup.The recommendation to ... Read more...

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US model turned boxer Patricia Alcivar ‘wants to own world title’


March 12th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 12 (ANI): Many models dream of making it big in Hollywood but Patricia Alcivar has different plans - she wants to own a boxing world title.Former runway and fitness ... Read more...

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CPI-M mulls Achuthanandan’s fate, BJP strategises


March 7th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is to hold a crucial meeting here Monday to decide whether Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan, 87, should be ... Read more...

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Forrest Griffin Thrashes Rich Franklin In UFC 126


February 6th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Las Vegas, Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Forrest Griffin vs. Rich Franklin was one of the most anticipated fights of UFC 126 night. Though both the fighters gave a tough competition ... Read more...

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Brandon Vera’s Nose Broken By Thiago Silva


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Broken nose is probably the most common type of injury that every UFC fighter is vulnerable to, and this time it was Brandon Vera who became ... Read more...

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Dominick Cruz Retains His Title Through Unaminous Victory Over Scott Jorgensen


December 17th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dominick Cruz once again proved his worth and lived up to the meaning of his nickname "Dominator", as he emerged victorious over challenger Scott Jorgensen in ... Read more...

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Himachal village unanimously elects all-woman panchayat


December 16th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 16 (IANS) The national leaders are still battling it out on the issue of women reservation in parliament, but a remote village in Himachal Pradesh has unanimously decided to elect ... Read more...

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Brit boxer Amir Khan retains WBA light-welterweight title


December 12th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Las Vegas, Dec 12(ANI): British boxer Amir Khan has retained his WBA light-welterweight title with a superb points victory over Argentina's Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas.Khan floored his opponent with a body ... Read more...

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UFC 124 Fight Yielded Exciting Results


December 12th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Montreal, Dec 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The UFC 124 Fight Card was one exciting treat to all the UFC lovers. With five main card fights and six preliminary card fights, it ... Read more...

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Ultimate Fighter Finale 12 Main Card Highlights


December 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs Team Koscheck Finale which is also referred to as The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale pulled in many audience at the ... Read more...

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Saul Alvarez Defeats Lovemore Ndou


December 5th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The viewers were eagerly waiting for World Boxing Championship night and the Silver light Middleweight bout between Australian veteran Lovemore Ndou and Saul Alvarez did not ... Read more...

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Stephan Bonnar Makes A Comeback With “The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale”


December 5th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a long time Stephan Bonnar is back once again. After his three straight defeats which he encountered from 2009 to early 2010, the mixed martial ... Read more...

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