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Defeated Pistorius questions rules


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) In a night that should have belonged to Paralympic Games superstar Oscar Pistorius, Alan Oliveira of Brazil had not read the script for the T44 men's ... Read more...

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Full text of Lance Armstrong’s statement


August 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) Legendary cyclist Lance Armstrong will lose his seven Tour de France titles, 2000 Olympic bronze medal and other awards including the prize money he has ... Read more...

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Can’t deny education to students on bonafide mistakes: Court


August 4th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has ruled that students should neither be deprived of their right to education on bonafide mistakes nor penalised to the extent ... Read more...

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US competition law to impact Indian exporters


April 11th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) An Indian industry lobby Wednesday voiced concern over a new competition law in the US that says only those manufacturers who can provide proof of ... Read more...

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China posts biggest trade deficit in decade


March 11th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) China has posted a trade deficit of $31.5 billion last month, the biggest in at least a decade as imports increased faster than exports.Exports expanded by ... Read more...

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Finally, covers go off Mayawati statues (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Draped in pink sheets since Jan 11 following an Election Commission (EC) order, the covers have gone go off scores of statues of Uttar Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Finally, veils go off Mayawati statues (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Covered in pink sheets since January following an Election Commission (EC) order, the drapes were at long last drawn off from scores of statues of Uttar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dhoni has more in his scheme of things for Kohli


October 17th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has the knack of unearthing hidden talent in his teammates. He has made Yuvraj Singh a full-fledged bowler from a ... Read more...

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CSK to shift gears: Fleming


October 1st, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) Coach Stephen Fleming sent out strong signals that his team, the Chennai Super Kings, will be shifting gears in a bid to retain the Champions League ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to MCD on toll tax tender


May 10th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and a private firm on a plea seeking stay of the ... Read more...

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Egypt’s historic referendum could bolster Islamists


March 21st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 21 (ANI): Final results of Saturday's historic referendum show that 77.2 percent of voters have backed constitutional changes in what was the freest vote in Egypt in more than half ... Read more...

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Judge to consider new lawyer for Jackson’s doctor


February 25th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson’s former doctor, Conrad Murray would soon know if his new addition to his team of attorney’s would be accepted or not.Dr. Murray has ... Read more...

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Caster Semenya plans to make 1,500m bid in 2012 Olympics


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Pretoria, Feb 22 (ANI): World 800 metre champion Caster Semenya has said she is planning to of participate in the 1,500 metres race at next year's London Olympics."It is part of my ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lance Armstrong’s New Zealand holiday


January 30th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Jan 30(ANI): American racing cyclist Lance Armstrong has been spotted in holiday hotspots across New Zealand as he takes time out from the drug allegations that continue to swirl around him.According ... Read more...

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Armstrong ‘pushed us towards’ banned boosting agent EPO: Ex-teammate


January 19th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 19(ANI): American racing cyclist Lance Armstrong encouraged members of his former team, Motorola, to use the banned boosting agent EPO, a former teammate has claimed.Stephen Swart, a teammate in ... Read more...

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Meet the first family of the Commonwealth Games


October 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 14 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games now have a first family -- in Australia. Alana Boyd won a gold medal in pole vault at the Delhi Games, emulating the medal-winning performance ... Read more...

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Is Oracle vying to acquire HP?


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hewlett Packard and Oracle have announced that they have reached a deal that will see former Oracle chief Mark Hurd assume his new role as co-president of Oracle.Hurd's ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

HP sues Mark Hurd, Oracle to pay him annual salary of $950,000 plus 10 million in stock options


September 8th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hewlett Packard has sued its former top executive Mark Hurd for picking an appointment at a rival technology company, Oracle.Oracle admitted in a regulatory filing ... Read more...

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More cyclists back claims of systematic doping by Armstrong


August 5th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 5 (ANI): More cyclists have supported and detailed claims that seven times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and his former United States Postal Service team participated in systematic ... Read more...

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India happy over China’s currency move: Pranab Mukherjee


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) India has welcomed China's decision to make its currency more flexible, saying it would help world trade. "India is happy over China's announcement for its flexible policy ... Read more...

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MP local area development scheme valid: Apex Court (Second Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the validity of the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) saying it was for public good, but felt its working ... Read more...

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Legal validity of MP local area development scheme upheld (Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the validity of the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS), saying it was for public good, but felt its working ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fergie, Benitez criticize Premier League for timing of end-of-season fixtures


May 1st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson and his Liverpool counterpart Rafa Benitez are at war with the Premier League over their end-of-season fixtures.The United coach is ... Read more...

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Defendant In Sarah Palin Hacking Case Considers Testifying


April 26th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A former college student is on trial on charges of hacking Sarah Palin's email account, and seemed very nervous as he faced the 12 jurors from Tennessee. Twenty-two ... Read more...

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Microsoft offers browser choice to ease European antitrust concerns


March 2nd, 2010 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Seattle, March 2 (DPA) Microsoft has issued a new software download that will let European users of Windows operating system decide if they wish to keep Internet Explorer as their computer's default ... Read more...

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‘UK universities must conduct dope tests to control use of smart drug’


February 21st, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 21 (ANI): In order to prevent the usage of alertness and attention boosting drugs by students during exams, UK universities must introduce random dope tests, a Cambridge University professor has ... Read more...

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India lands 8th spot in ‘20 best looking nations’ list, America tops


February 17th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): India has landed the eight spot in a new list of 20 best looking nations, which concluded that Americans are the most attractive looking people in the ... Read more...

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Obama again slams outsourcing to India, calls it unfair practice


February 12th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Accusing US companies outsourcing business to India of following unfair business practices, President Barack Obama says his proposal to tax firms shipping jobs overseas was ... Read more...

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IAAF offers to pay for Caster Semenya’s gender surgery


December 12th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 12 (ANI): The International Association of Athletics Federations has offered to pay for South African star athlete Caster Semenya's gender surgery or other treatments if she fails the verification test.The ... Read more...

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Pak sports ministry raises stink over PCB’s central contracts irregularities


November 5th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.5 (ANI): Expressing its reservations over the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) ad-hoc way of doling out funds, the Sports Ministry has asked the apex cricket authority in the country to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Caster Semenya row: World athletics chiefs to determine what makes a woman


October 12th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.12 (ANI): World athletics chiefs will meet this week and attempt to do what no man has achieved in history - determining exactly what makes a woman.The global scandal over South ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Afghan Media Commission to monitor election coverage: UNDP


August 11th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Aug.11 (ANI): Ten days before Afghans cast their votes for their next president and provincial council members, a five-member Electoral Media Commission has been set up by Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission ... Read more...

Posted in World |

SEC Targets Flash Trading


August 5th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
The NYSE will gain more than anyone else due to resultantshift on the trading scene if Flash trading is banned,reports say. Flash trading is a practice which is supposedly gives a split ... Read more...

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Palin says she could beat Obama in long distance running


July 1st, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 1 (ANI): Alaska Governor Sarah Palin may have lost the race to become the next US vice-president, but she has told Runner's World, a sports magazine that she ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US will realise advantages of outsourcing: PM


May 9th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the US will soon realise the advantages of outsourcing business activities to India. "Governments take certain postures and learn fast. Such measures ... Read more...

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