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Mandela’s arrest site turned into memorial


August 7th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Aug 7 (IANS) South Africa has built a memorial at the site where anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, state-run news agency SA News reported.Mandela was arrested ... Read more...

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Deco praises Seedorf’s Brazil move


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 4 (IANS) Former Portugal international midfielder Deco said Clarence Seedorf's arrival in Rio de Janeiro will change the world's perception of Brazilian football.Seedorf agreed to ... Read more...

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Strike at Nokia Siemens Networks India


April 9th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Permanent workers of telecom equipment maker Nokia Siemens Networks India staged a sit-in strike Monday protesting against over 50 workers being barred from entering the factory ... Read more...

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Roach slapped with fine over Lee incident


March 27th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 27 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach has been fined half his match fee for his altercation with Australian speedster Brett Lee during the fifth One-Day ... Read more...

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‘IOA unaware of Ethics Commission showcause notice’


January 24th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Tuesday rubbished allegations made by senior member and eminent lawyer R.K.Anand that the former was aware ... Read more...

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Cameron did not like BBC India special he appeared in


January 13th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron did not like the controversial BBC programme "Top Gear: India Special" that he appeared in, 10 Downing Street sources said ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd Squash: Shorbagy stuns Darwish to enter semis, Ashour crashes out (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Mohamed El Shorbagy overcame a mental block to beat fellow Egyptian and idol Karim Darwish 11-9, 8-11, 11-5, 11-3 in the quarterfinals of the ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd Squash: Shorbagy stuns his idol Darwish to enter semis


December 16th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Mohamed El Shorbagy overcame a mental block to beat fellow Egyptian and idol Karim Darwish in the quarterfinals of the Punj Lloyd PSA Squash Masters ... Read more...

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Ponting is elephant in the room, says Cairns


November 30th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Chris Cairns called Australian great Ricky Ponting the "elephant in the room" and said Cricket Australia (CA) needs to end his 16-year ... Read more...

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Kalam downplays frisking incident in US


November 14th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who was frisked by the airport authorities in New York in September, violating international protocol, Monday downplayed the incident saying it ... Read more...

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Bresnan fined for showing dissent against umpires in Mohali


October 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 21 (IANS) England fast bowler Tim Bresnan was fined 7.5 percent of his match fees for breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) code of conduct during the third ... Read more...

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Clarke hints at playing two spinners in first Test against Sri Lanka


August 29th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 29 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has said that he may field two spinners in the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka, starting Wednesday.New South Wales seamer Trent ... Read more...

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Harris calls off wedding with Hefner (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) Playboy model Crystal Harris has called off her marriage with Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner, only days before they were to tie the knot."The wedding ... Read more...

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Harris calls off wedding with Hefner


June 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner's fiance Crystal Harris has called off her marriage just days before the couple was to tie the knot."The wedding is ... Read more...

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Not trying to upset Dev sahab, Zeenat aunty: Abhishek


April 14th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan Wednesday said that he had no intention of hurting Bollywood legends Dev Anand and Zeenat Aman, who have expressed unhappiness over ... Read more...

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‘Humiliated’ Deedar Shah says he has “no urge to become Pak NAB chief again”


March 15th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): The Pakistan Government may be willing to reappoint Justice (retired) Deedar Hussain Shah as National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman, but the retired judge says that he is not interested.Shah ... Read more...

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India’s football coach Houghton denies racism charges


February 26th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India's chief football coach Bob Houghton Saturday rubbished reports that he racially abused an Indian referee during an international friendly, even as the All India Football Federation ... Read more...

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Redknapp blames AC Milan skipper Gattuso of using racism card to justify head butt


February 17th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has blasted claims that his deputy Joe Jordan made a racist attack on AC Milan skipper Gennaro Gattuso, sparking a bitter touchline bust-up ... Read more...

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Wenger says ‘under-fire’ Fabregas is a ‘witch-hunt’ victim


February 4th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4(ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes that captain Cesc Fabregas is the victim of a 'witch-hunt'.It comes after Everton manager David Moyes alleged that Fabregas made unrepeatable comments to ... Read more...

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My quitting as skipper laid England’s Ashes win foundation: Pietersen


December 31st, 2010 - 9:40 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 31 (ANI): England middle-order batsman Kevin Pietersen has said that the foundations of the team's retention of the Ashes in Australia were laid by his messy departure as captain and ... Read more...

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The Ashes 2010: Ten reasons why England retained the urn


December 30th, 2010 - 10:27 am ICT by ANI
London/Melbourne, Dec. 30 (ANI): Former England fast bowler and now cricket commentator Mike Selvey has revealed ten reasons why England was able to retain the Ashes against Australia Down after 24 years. ... Read more...

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Angie Is A Terrific Girl: Johnny Depp


December 20th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hollywood heartthrob Johnny Depp cannot stop talking about his ‘The Tourist’ costar Angelina Jolie. In a statement to the media Johnny Depp describes the actress as smart, extremely kindhearted and ... Read more...

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No Rajnikanth in ‘Dhoom 3′: YRF


November 1st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Yash Raj Films (YRF) has described as untrue reports that southern superstar Rajnikanth might feature in a key role in action-adventure film "Dhoom 3"."An article in ... Read more...

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GOP candidate sorry for comparing gay marriage to marrying a dog


October 31st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wisconsin (US), Oct. 31 (ANI): Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in Wisconsin Rebecca Kleefisch has apologized for the anti-gay comments she had made earlier this year.It may be recalled that she compared ... Read more...

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US high school cheerleaders say midriff-baring uniforms too skimpy


October 6th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 6 (ANI): Cheerleaders at a US high school are fighting to get uniforms that are less skimpy as they do not want to bare too much of themselves.According to ... Read more...

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PM calls for calm as India on alert ahead of Ayodhya verdict (Roundup)


September 29th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A day ahead of the Babri Masjid-Ramjanmabhoomi verdict that will put to test India's ideal of religious tolerance, India was on alert Wednesday with Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict: PM appeals for communal peace


September 29th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has made a passionate appeal for peace and harmony following the "outcome of a long judicial process" on the Ayodhya land dispute.In ... Read more...

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Security forces stages flag march ahead of Sept. 24 Ayodhya verdict


September 19th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Mathura, Sep 19 (ANI): Security forces staged a flag march in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura city on Saturday ahead of the long-awaited verdict into the disputed Babri Masjid demolition case.It has been ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict likely to head to Supreme Court: Advani


September 19th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Sep 19 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani has said that he expects the title case related to the disputed Babri Masjid in Ayodhya to go ... Read more...

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Allahabad High Court not to defer Ayodhya verdict


September 17th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 17 (ANI): The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Friday rejected an application for deferment of the Ayodhya verdict scheduled to be announced on September 24. ... Read more...

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Allahabad HC to take up petition seeking Ayodhya verdict postponement


September 17th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 17 (ANI): The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court will take up a petition for postponing the Ayodhya verdict on Friday.A three-judge special bench of the Lucknow ... Read more...

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Maintain peace after Babri verdict, says government (Night Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Apprehending that the Ayodhya verdict Sep 24 could spark trouble, the government Thursday appealed to people to maintain calm when the judiciary rules on the dragging ... Read more...

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Govt. appeals for calmness ahead of verdict in Ramjanambhum-Babri mosque case


September 16th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.16 (ANI): Anticipating a backlash from certain groups likely to be affected by the Allahabad High Court judgement on the Ram-Janam Bhumi-Babri Masjid title suit expected on Sept.24, the Government ... Read more...

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Ahead of Ayodhya verdict, government seeks peace (Second Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Afraid that the Ayodhya verdict Sep 24 could spark trouble, the government Thursday appealed to people to maintain calm when the judiciary rules on the dragging ... Read more...

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Maintain peace after Babri verdict, says government (Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The government Thursday appealed to people to maintain peace and order when the judiciary rules on the Babri mosque row Sep 24. "There should be no ... Read more...

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