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Next year will be my last on Tour: Bhupathi


September 18th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday made the All India Tennis Association (AITA) decision to ban him for two years look silly by announcing that next year ... Read more...

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Greek veteran Karagounis joins Fulham


September 12th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
LONDON, Sep 12 (IANS) Thirty-five-year-old Greek midfielder Giorgos Karagounis has joined Fulham on a free transfer, the English Premier League side confirmed.Karagounis has played for Panathinaikos, Inter Milan, Benfica, before ... Read more...

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KGB veteran shoots neighbour


August 29th, 2012 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS) An 81-year-old former officer of Russian intelligence agency KGB allegedly shot at a neighbour and another man after a petty dispute over a misplaced fence, RIA ... Read more...

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European snooker: Advani beats English veteran Mark King


August 26th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Furth (Germany), Aug 26 (IANS) Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani continued his winning streak on the Professional Snooker Tour, beating Mark King 4-3 in the fourth round of qualifiers for ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Saran marks comeback with win


August 25th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) The third round of the 15th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship got off to a hectic start with results of two of the three races that ... Read more...

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Snooker: Advani downs Steve Davis


August 21st, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 20 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani, down 1-4, bounced back to defeat legendary Steve Davis 6-5 in the second round of the qualifying tournament for the International Championship snooker ... Read more...

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Brazilian beach volleyball veteran eyes Rio Games


August 11th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11 (IANS) London Olympic beach volleyball silver medallist Emanuel Rego has refused to rule out extending his career to the age of 43 at the Rio ... Read more...

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Ganguly ’surprised’ at Yuvraj’s recall


August 10th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 10 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Friday expressed surprise over the recall of stylish batsman Yuvraj Singh to the India squad for the upcoming World T20 championship ... Read more...

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Advani’s blog adds to BJP troubles in the state (Karnataka Newsletter)


August 10th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's honest assessment of his party's scandalous rule in Karnataka is a bitter pill to swallow for many of ... Read more...

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Sachin, Rekha add glamour to vice president poll


August 7th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood veteran Rekha made a grand entry Tuesday as they walked in to the polling room in Parliament House ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sharmila Tagore to walk for Ashima-Leena at DCW (With Image)


August 5th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Sharmila Tagore will be the showstopper for designer duo Ashima and Leena Singh at the third edition of Delhi Couture Week that gets ... Read more...

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Majewski defends Olympic shot put title


August 4th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's Tomasz Majewski retained his Olympic shot put title Friday, snatching gold by just three centimeters with a throw of 21.89 meters.Majewski, 30, had led ... Read more...

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Bieber’s tour inspired by MJ


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber's "Believe" tour will be inspired by Michael Jackson, says his manager Scooter Braun."He has been watching a tremendous amount of Michael ... Read more...

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Sharapova sets up Olympic semifinal with Kirilenko


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Maria Sharapova reached the Olympic semifinals Thursday after beating Belgian veteran Kim Clijsters.Sharapova, who captured her fourth grand slam title at the 2012 ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul anxious to score


August 1st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 1 (IANS/CMC) Veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul says he is anxious to improve his game when the West Indies face New Zealand in the second and final cricket Test ... Read more...

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Advani blames Bangladeshi immigrants for Assam violence


July 31st, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani Tuesday blamed the immigration of people from Bangladesh into Assam for the communal violence in the state.Advani, who is touring the ... Read more...

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N.D. Tiwari is Shekhar’s biological father, rules court (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari is the biological father of Rohit Shekhar, the Delhi High Court said Friday after opening the DNA test report.Rohit Shekhar, ... Read more...

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Court permits opening of Tiwari’s DNA report


July 27th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed the appeal of veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari to keep his DNA test report in a paternity suit confidential, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Salim Khan feels ‘Ek Tha…’ is Salman’s landmark film


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Veteran scriptwriter Salim Khan feels "Ek Tha Tiger" will be a landmark in his actor son Salman's career.Director Kabir Khan, showed the film to the the ... Read more...

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Dara Singh’s brother-in-law to replace him in movie?


July 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Vikram Sandhu had approached Dara Singh to essay the role of the protagonist's father in his film "Dream". But after the veteran wrestler-actor's sudden demise, his ... Read more...

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Keep DNA report confidential, N.D. Tiwari tells court


July 18th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari Wednesday urged the Delhi High Court to keep the report of his DNA test confidential till the conclusion of the ... Read more...

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Mrinal Sen, Buddhadeb Dasgupta remember Rajesh Khanna


July 18th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Veteran Bengali filmmakers Mrinal Sen and Buddhadeb Dasgupta Wednesday mourned the death of Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna and said his acting skills will continue ... Read more...

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BJP ex-vice president Bal Apte dead


July 18th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Rashtriya Swayamasevak Sangh ideologue Bal Apte passed away here Tuesday following a lung ailment, according to a party official.He ... Read more...

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Take up national role, Medha Patekar urges Achuthanandan


July 15th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) Veteran Kerala CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan who has been reportedly sidelined in his party has found support in social activist Medha Patekar, who wants him to ... Read more...

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Wearing thong was daunting task for McConaughey


July 11th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Actor Matthew McConaughey used to wear a thong on the sets of "Magic Mike" to get used to the skimpy underwear.The 42-year-old admits donning the skimpy ... Read more...

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Hand over terrorists to build trust, Advani urges Pakistan


July 8th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Sunday Pakistan's handing over wanted terrorists and outlaws will drastically improve relations with India.In the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Advani defends Modi


July 8th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday came out in defence of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has been "systematically and ... Read more...

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Now, Parrikar accuses Chidambaram of ‘dadagiri’ in postings


July 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday accused union home ministry of P. Chidambaram of 'dadagiri' over the issue of appointment of Indian Police Service (IPS) ... Read more...

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Cricketer Ajay Tyagi shot dead in Ghaziabad


July 6th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Veteran cricketer Ajay Tyagi was shot dead late Thursday in Ghaziabad, adjoining national capital New Delhi, police said.The 47-year-old cricketer, known to be very close to ... Read more...

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Abreu quits Botafogo, signs with Figueirense


July 6th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Brazilian club Figueirense has confirmed the signing of veteran Uruguay international Loco Abreu.Abreu was released by Rio de Janeiro outfit Botafogo after telling the ... Read more...

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World snooker: Advani loses twice


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 4 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani had a rough day at the SangSom Six Red World snooker championships as he lost both his league matches here Wednesday.In his first ... 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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Youzhny slams Federer critics


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Mikhail Youzhny insisted Wednesday that Roger Federer is nowhere near a career decline after bowing out of the Wimbledon quarterfinals to the Swiss ... Read more...

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Botafogo chasing more big names after Seedorf deal


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 2 (IANS) Less than a day after signing former Dutch international Clarence Seedorf, Botafogo has revealed more big names could be on their way to the ... Read more...

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BJP to decide presidential nominee Thursday


June 20th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to decide its presidential candidate Thursday, party sources said.The sources said Wednesday that party leaders, including Sushma ... Read more...

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