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Nehru Cup: Cameroon edge India 1-0


August 31st, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Samuel Bite's lone goal proved the difference between India and Cameroon as the Africans triumphed 1-0 in the last round robin match of the Nehru ... Read more...

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Invisible bike helmet finally goes on sale


August 20th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been seven years of waiting for the world first invisible helmets, now you do not have to worry. One can purchase the helmet now thanks ... Read more...

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A candid post-mortem of the LTTE (Book Review)


July 16th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Prabhakaran Saga"; Author: S. Murali; Publisher: Sage Publishers;Pages: 362; Price: Rs.425This is a cold-blooded yet comprehensive post-mortem of the rise and fall of the LTTE and its boss Velupillai ... Read more...

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Flawed policies Myanmar’s biggest setback: Official


March 4th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 3 (IANS) An economic adviser to Myanmar President Thein Sein has said it is not the lack of resources but "flawed policies that have been our undoing".U Myint ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania-Vesnina lose, Paes-Stepanek reach semis (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek advanced to the men's doubles semi-finals at the Australian Open here Wednesday while Sania Mirza and her ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina knocked out, Paes-Stepanek through to semi-finals


January 25th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) It was a mixed day for the Indians at the Australian Open tennis here Wednesday. Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek advanced to ... Read more...

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2009 champions NSW will look to get things back on track


September 27th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) In what would be a key game in Group A, 2009 champions New South Wales Blues would be looking to get their campaign back on track ... Read more...

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Vasco hold Ar-Hima goalless in Federation Cup


September 10th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) Goa's Vasco Sports Club spent anxious moments before managing to finish goalless with Ar-Hima in their preliminary phase opener of the Federation Cup football here Saturday.Meghalaya's ... Read more...

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Karunuday to meet Malik in ITF final


June 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Eighth-seeded Karunuday Singh Friday made a spirited comeback to set up a title clash with compatriot Vijayant Malik in the men's singles of the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Hodge’s lack of versatility behind World Cup snub, says Hilditch


January 23rd, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23(ANI): Cricket Australia selection chairman Andrew Hilditch has suggested that Brad Hodge's lack of versatility had this time proven his undoing.Despite topping the run-scorer's list in the domestic one-day ... Read more...

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Twenty20 has come as a boon, not a curse for spinners: Ex-Victoria stumper


October 31st, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 31 (ANI): Former Australian and Victoria wicketkeeper Darren Shane Berry believes that the introduction of Twenty20 cricket has reinvigorated the art of spin bowling.In an article for the Sunday Age, ... Read more...

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Brown’s insensitive “bigot” remark could be Labour Party’s final undoing


April 29th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has probably cost his Labour Party crucial votes by his insensitive "bigot" remark to questions asked by a 65-year-old female pensioner.Rochsdale resident ... Read more...

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Now ‘Paathshaala’ and ‘Phoonk 2′ fail - What’s the excuse of the week?


April 19th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Really, what's going wrong? Actually a lot! The usual excuses of IPL, student examination and poor release planning aside, the fact remains that audience is just ... Read more...

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Maoists must disband its armed wing: Nepali leader


March 28th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Kathmandu, March 28 (IANS) Ram Chandra Poudel, leader of the parliamentary party of the Nepali Congress (NC), Sunday said that his party would support the Maoist bid to return to ... Read more...

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Losing quick wickets led to our downfall: Karthik


March 19th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils skipper Dinesh Karthik said losing quick wickets in the middle overs proved to be his team's undoing in their five wicket loss to ... Read more...

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Korea win in vain; Netherlands, Germany through to semis (Lead)


March 9th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Asian champions Korea fought valiantly to beat the Netherlands 2-1 but still missed the semi-final berth as the European powerhouse scraped through on goal difference ... Read more...

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Inability to snuff out opponents is a recurring flaw of Australian team: Roebuck


January 17th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 17(ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said that the Ricky Ponting-led Australian team's inability to snuff out the opponents to reinforce their position is a recurring flaw of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Will luck favour Shibu Soren the third time?


December 27th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Dec 27 (IANS) As he prepares to rule Jharkhand for the third time, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren will hope he does not land into trouble ... Read more...

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How David Headley was caught


December 9th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Deceptive answers about his travels abroad to an airport inspector proved to be the undoing of Pakistani American terror suspect David Headley, charged with helping to plan ... Read more...

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Liverpool title challenge still on, says Rafa Benitez


October 5th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.5 (ANI): Liverpool's Premier League title challenge is not over, said team coach Rafa Benitez in spite of the 2-0 loss to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.Liverpool have already suffered defeats ... Read more...

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Churchill lift IFA Shield after 2-0 win over Mohun Bagan


September 12th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Churchill Brothers, Goa, played an impressive opening session to prevail over Mohun Bagan 2-0 and win their maiden IFA Shield football tournament title here Saturday. The visitors scored both ... Read more...

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Hayden and Langer to counsel struggling Hughes


July 31st, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Edgbaston, July 31(ANI): Former Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden has said that he and Justin Langer would guide struggling opening batsman Phil Hughes, who has been dropped from the national team following ... Read more...

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Hayden, Langer to help a struggling Hughes


July 31st, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 31 (IANS) Former Australian openers Matthew Hayden and Justin Langer have decided to take struggling youngster Phil Hughes under their wings. Hayden promised that he and Langer would counsel Hughes and ... Read more...

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Watson to replace Hughes for third Test


July 30th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Warwickshire, July 30 (ANI): All rounder Shane Watson will open for Australia in the third test against England that gets underway from today.The Australian selectors have said that 20-year-old Phillip Hughes has ... Read more...

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Oz opener Hughes gets back into his groove quickly


June 27th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sussex (UK), June 27 (ANI): Australian opener Phillip Hughes was once again amongst the runs, 13 days before the first Ashes Test against England to be played at Cardiff from July 8.Hughes, ... Read more...

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Bengal force draw with late goal


June 2nd, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) An injury time goal by Pachau Lalam Puia saved Bengal the blushes as the 29 times champions forced a 1-1 draw with hosts Tamil Nadu in a Group ... Read more...

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Arrogance, rampant corruption led to defeat: Left minister


May 21st, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Arrogance of the leaders and rampant corruption led to the defeat of West Bengal's ruling Left Front in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, a senior minister said here ... Read more...

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Akshay - Katrina stranded?


May 5th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Akshay Kumar and Katrina ended up in an unusual spot literallyRevealed a unit source, "While shooting for Ratan Jain's De Dana Dhan, the lead pair of the film Akshay and Katrina ... Read more...

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Pressure will be on favourites South Africa: Ponting


February 17th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australian skipper Ricky Ponting said hosts South Africa will be under pressure in the Test series as it is they who now hold the tag of being the ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz cricketer McDermott’’s sex tape extortionist jailed for more than four years


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan. 23 (ANI): A marine worker who extorted 45,000 dollar from former cricketing great Craig McDermott by threatening to put sex tapes of him and his wife on the internet ... Read more...

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Gloom continues for shooters, Mansher, Manav fail to make finals (Lead)


August 10th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) There was more disappointment in store for the Indian shooters on a wet and gloomy Sunday, as the World champion Manavjit Singh Sandhu and veteran Mansher ... Read more...

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Anjali, Avneet out in Olympics shooting qualifiers, gold for Czech Emmons (Lead)


August 9th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) India's shooting campaign at the Olympics started on a disappointing note as Anjali Bhagwat and Avneet Kaur Sidhu crashed out without being able to make the ... Read more...

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Woman cop’s red cap gives bribery game away


July 2nd, 2008 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) The Chennai police commissioner ordered the suspension of woman police inspector allegedly caught "red-capped" after accepting a bribe from a complainant here Tuesday night. "The officer, S. Rajalakshmi, ... Read more...

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Federer satisfied after fighting clay win


April 16th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
DPA Estoril (Portugal), April 16 (DPA) Roger Federer came through on his 17th ace as the Swiss top seed fired into the second round of the Estoril Open under the guidance of new ... Read more...

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