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Mission accomplished, says Gambhir


May 28th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir said unity helped his team win its maiden Indian Premier League title here Sunday.Knight Riders beat Chennai Super Kings ... Read more...

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Story of an unsung hero from Uttarakhand (IANS Book Review)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Johaar Kinkar: Babu Ram Singh"; Author: Gajendra Singh Pangti; Publisher: Dolka Innovations, New Delhi; Pages: 128; Price: Rs.150Nestled in the higher Himalayas, near the Milam glacier, is Johaar valley -- ... Read more...

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Big B praises ‘Paan Singh Tomar’, calls it true biopic


March 4th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Director Tigmanshu Dhulia and actor Irrfan Khan have receive heaps of praise from Amitabh Bachchan for their film "Paan Singh Tomar". The megastar describes ... Read more...

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13th century slab of stone carving stolen from Goa


September 17th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) A historic one-metre-long stone slab with carvings of battle scene, dating back to the late 13th century, has been stolen from a remote village in north Goa. ... Read more...

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Gilberto Silva ready to be Brazil’s unsung hero once again


June 9th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 9 (DPA) World champion Gilberto Silva stands on the verge of a third consecutive World Cup appearance but it seems the veteran midfielder is still more than happy to ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh…’ shows pitiful condition of Indian athletes: Director


May 29th, 2010 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) His long-awaited film "Paan Singh Tomar", about the soldier-turned-athlete who went on to become a bandit, is in its final stages and director Tigmanshu Dhulia ... Read more...

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Radiotherapy the unsung hero of cancer care, say experts


April 20th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Experts at the world's leading cancer charity have said that radiotherapy, which is a crucial cancer treatment, is often the unsung hero of cancer care.Although surgery is often ... Read more...

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Indian linguist to develop South Asian language course in US


January 29th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) An Indian linguist, who is a native of Bihar, has been awarded a $25,000 grant by South Asian Language Resource Centre (SALRC) to develop a South Asian languages ... Read more...

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Unsung heroes of 26/11 attack recount 59 hours of horror


November 24th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov. 24 (ANI): With the first anniversary of the Mumbai massacre approaching, some of the unsung heroes of the 26/11 attacks recalled their experiences.On the night of November 26, 2008, when ... Read more...

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Kennedy an unsung hero of Indo-US N-Deal?


September 1st, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IBNS
By Rick RoySep 1 (IBNS) The portrayal of Senator Edward Kennedy, who passed away last week, as an "unsung hero" of the Indo-US nuclear deal has been put to question by an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Unsung hero of moon mission is sad but forgiving


August 2nd, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) In the nine months India's Chandrayaan-1 has been circling the moon everyone connected with it has been awarded, rewarded or interviewed on TV, except the ... Read more...

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Deepak Dobriyal gets set for a lead role act


April 25th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Deepak Dobriyal first won accolades for his performance playing Saif Ali Khan's side kick Rajju in Omkara. Now few more critically applauded performances later in relatively smaller but significant parts, the ... Read more...

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Titanic hero’s sacrifice surfaces 97 years after tragedy


March 26th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): A heart-rending story of an unsung hero of the Titanic tragedy has emerged - 97 years after his death.New archives reveal how Arthur West, 36, perished on the ... Read more...

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Mickey Goodwin: The Unsung Hero of River Rouge


March 5th, 2009 - 1:28 am ICT by GD
Mickey Goodwin a resident of Melvindale, Michigan, U.S.A met a violent death on Tuesday, the 3rd of March 2009. The bludgeoned body of the 50 year old boxer was found around 5 ... Read more...

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For designer Samant Chauhan, silkworm is fashion’s unsung hero


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) He wants to make 'non-violent' silk a way of life. He has also contributed to the revival of the Bhagalpur handloom industry in Bihar. Thirty-year-old designer Samant ... Read more...

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Advani, Dikshit, Aamir among NDTV’s Indian of the Year 2008


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial hopeful L.K. Advani, film star Aamir Khan and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit were among those honoured with the NDTV's Indian ... Read more...

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‘Karna’ - tribute to the anti-hero


August 7th, 2008 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Showing how social barriers can prevent people from attaining success, Bobby Bedi's play "Karna - Warrior of the Sun" tells the tale of the unsung ... Read more...

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