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Junior Hockey: Punjab launch campaign in style


September 5th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Akashdeep Singh scored four goals, including a hat-trick, to help Punjab blank Chattisgarh 7-0 in their opening match of the junior men's national hockey championship at ... Read more...

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Brand, Halliwell part ways?


September 4th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand and singer Geri Halliwell are reportedly on the verge of parting ways.Brand, 37, is not looking for a strong commitment after ... Read more...

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Hayek was about to quit acting


August 27th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Salma Hayek says she is glad to have got director Oliver Stone's movie "Savages" as she was on the verge of ending her acting ... Read more...

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Assad regime on verge of collapse: Syrian ex-PM


August 15th, 2012 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has lost control of two-thirds of the country and is on the verge of collapse, former Syrian prime ... Read more...

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Mumbai CA in dire straits


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) KSCA XI were on the verge of snatching a first innings lead as they restricted Mumbai Cricket Association to 294 for seven, still 266 runs in ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: India’s Vijender knocked out (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's ace boxer Vijender Singh was knocked out of the 2012 London Games after he went down 13-17 to Uzbek Abbos Atoev in the quarterfinal of ... Read more...

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Olympics: James on verge of 400m title


August 6th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) Grenadian Kirani James came one step closer to adding an Olympic gold medal to his World title when he clocked a season-best time to win his semi-final ... Read more...

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Lopez, Smart on verge of break up?


August 5th, 2012 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez and her dancer beau Casper Smart's relationship is reportedly going through a rough patch and the two are on verge of ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Federer beats del Potro in epic semifinal


August 4th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer reached the Olympics men's singles tennis final after beating Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in an epic match here ... Read more...

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West Indies eyeing first clean sweep in ten years (Preview)


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 2 (IANS/CMC) Inspired by the dream of a series sweep, the West Indies will be gunning for another win against New Zealand when the second and final ... Read more...

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Northern power grid was again on verge of tripping


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) Power woes could be far from over as the Northern Grid was on the verge of tripping yet again, officials here said Thursday.According to sources in ... Read more...

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Capello holds talks for Russia job: Sports Minister (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former England coach Fabio Capello held talks Thursday on taking the vacant Russia job, the country's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said.The Russian Football Union (RFU) ... Read more...

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Abattoir without drainage built in Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A brand new abattoir faces closure in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city as the authorities forgot to build a drainage system.The abattoir is on the verge of closure ... Read more...

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I’m no Xavi yet: Modric


June 18th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
I'm no Xavi, yet: ModricGdansk (Poland), June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Croatia midfielder Luka Modric says he isn't as good as Spanish stars Xavi and Andres Iniesta but thinks he has the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Blanc hails Germany as role model for France


June 15th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France coach Laurent Blanc said his team should follow Germany's example when they take on Ukraine Friday in the Euro 2012 group stage.Germany are ... Read more...

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Botafogo on verge of Seedorf deal


June 7th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 7 (IANS) Botafogo is reportedly within days of an announcement on its pursuit of former Dutch international midfielder Clarence Seedorf.The 36-year-old's agent, Deborah Martin, is ... Read more...

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Brazilian Jefferson set to sign for Sporting Lisbon


June 4th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS) Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon is on the verge of signing highly-rated Brazilian midfielder Jeferson for an undisclosed fee.Jeferson's Brazilian club Botafogo confirmed Sunday that ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie in final of WTA Brussels Open


May 24th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands qualified for the final of the WTA Brussels Open tennis beating Anastasia Rodionova and Casey Dellacqua 6-3, ... Read more...

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Low profile was not intentional, says Sonakshi


May 24th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Post the success of "Dabangg", Sonakshi Sinha maintained a low profile and stayed away from media glare. She says it was not intentional as she ... Read more...

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Damiao poised for Tottenham move


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 23 (IANS) Brazil international striker Leandro Damiao is reportedly on the verge of joining English premier league club Tottenham Hotspur.The highly-rated 22-year-old hinted Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Apex church body favours Christian president


May 4th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A top Church body representing more than 13 million people across the country has appealed to all political parties to elect a Christian as the ... Read more...

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Evicted grandmother chains herself to Spain’s central bank


May 1st, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 1 (IANS/EFE) A 76-year-old grandmother who lost her home to debt chained herself to the gate of Spain's central bank here Monday and asked Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy ... Read more...

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Real Madrid on verge of La Liga triumph


April 27th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 27 (IANS) Real Madrid could be crowned the Spanish Primera Liga champions if results go their way after the 35th round of matches in Spain this weekend.Last ... Read more...

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Jones shocks Murphy on world snooker championship debut


April 24th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 24 (IANS) Jamie Jones became the fourth qualifier to reach the second round of the World Snooker Championship, pulling off a shock victory over World No.5 Shaun ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP score well in five civic bodies’ polls


April 16th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Contrary to expectations, the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine performed well in the elections to five municipal corporations, results of which were declared here Monday.Polling ... Read more...

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British kids call police after bullying on Facebook


April 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Hundreds of British children, often on the verge of committing suicide, call the police every day after becoming victims of vicious bullying on social network ... Read more...

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Cole, Fortune tip Manchester United to win EPL


April 11th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 11 (IANS) Former Manchester United star striker Andy Cole and midfielder Quinton Fortune have tipped their former side to bag a record 20th English League crown at ... Read more...

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Cooking gas supplies resume as transporters end stir


March 31st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur/Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) In a major relief to consumers in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa and Maharashtra, transporters of cooking gas called off their eight-day-old strike Saturday and resumed supply ... Read more...

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BJP will deliver Telangana: Sushma


March 29th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Appealing to the people of Telangana not to resort to suicide, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Thursday said a separate Telangana state ... Read more...

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Yangtze cowfish on verge of extinction


March 12th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) The Yangtze cowfish, an endangered sub-species of the dolphin family in China's Yangtze river, might die out in 15 years if there were no effective preservation ... Read more...

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Empowering lives, transforming villages - the self-help way (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 7th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), March 7 (IANS) Bimla Devi of Bara village in Bodh Gaya block of Gaya district mobilised over 200 women to block traffic movement on the highway ... Read more...

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Warner ton gives Australia narrow win over Sri Lanka (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, March 4 (IANS) Explosive opener David Warner blasted his maiden One-day hundred and guided Australia to a 15-run win over Sri Lanka in the first final of the ... Read more...

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A delight to watch ‘The Artist’: Big B


February 26th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, who is recuperating at home after abdominal surgeries, is enjoying a "no time-table" life. Apart from doing other things, he watched Oscar nominated ... Read more...

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I didn’t kill Jackson, stress did: Conrad Murray


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Michael Jackson's personal doctor Conrad Murray has filed legal documents claiming that MJ was so stressed out over his financial woes that he recklessly ... Read more...

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Gibraltar to decide its own future, Britain tells Spain


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) Britain will not negotiate with Spain on the question of sovereignty over Gibraltar without the approval of the colony's residents, Premier David Cameron said here ... Read more...

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