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Milan held by Anderlecht in Champions League


September 19th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 19 (IANS) AC Milan failed to shrug off their disappointing form as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Anderlecht at home in the Champions League football ... Read more...

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Decision on prime ministerial candidate at appropriate time: BJP


September 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday did not reject or endorse remarks of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray backing Sushma Swaraj as NDA's prime ministerial candidate but ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes-Stepanek set-up final clash with Bryan brothers (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) India's ace tennis player Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek set-up a final date with second seeded American twins Mike and Bob Bryan ... Read more...

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Seedorf double inspires Botafogo


September 6th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 6 (IANS) Dutch star Clarence Seedorf scored twice as Botafogo rallied from a goal down to beat Cruzeiro 3-1 in Brazil's Serie A championship.Seedorf struck ... Read more...

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US Open: Azarenka overcomes Stosur to reach semis (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka advanced to the US Open semifinals for the first time with a 6-1, 4-6, 7-6(5) victory over seventh-seeded defending champion ... Read more...

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Spartak beat Fenerbahce in Champions League playoffs


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three goals in 10 minutes saw Spartak Moscow beat Fenerbahce 2-1 at home in a first-leg Champions league playoff match, with striker Emmanuel Emenike on ... Read more...

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Gayle survives chance, leads Windies reply


July 27th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 27 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle benefited from a huge slice of fortune and marked his return to Tests with a typically flamboyant half-century to lead a ... Read more...

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Want out of Trinamool alliance, Congress leaders tell Chidambaram


July 6th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday faced a volley of questions from the West Bengal Congress leadership, which expressed a desire to walk out of ... Read more...

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India out of AFC U-22 Championship


July 4th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Muscat, July 3 (IANS) India failed to qualify for the final round of the under-22 AFC Championship as they were thrashed 0-4 by Oman in their last match of the ... Read more...

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Chen stumbles into semis of ITF meet


June 14th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Top seed Ti Chen (Chinese Taipei) survived a scare while overcoming un-seeded Ashwin Vijayragavan 7-6 (7), 6-3 in 102 minutes en route to the semi-finals of ... Read more...

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French Open: Ferrer sends out a warning to the favourites (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (IANS) Sixth-seeded David Ferrer sent out a stern warning to the pre-tournament favourites by demolishing Russia's Mikhail Youzhny in straight sets here Saturday.The Spaniard steamrolled through to ... Read more...

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Athletic Bilbao qualify for Europa League final


April 27th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bilbao (Spain), April 27 (IANS) Spanish striker Fernando Llorente scored a last minute goal to help Athletic Club Bilbao qualify for the final of the Europa League as they ... Read more...

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Kerber beats Wozniacki to lift WTA Copenhagen title


April 16th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 16 (IANS) Former World No.1, Caroline Wozniacki saw her winning streak at the Danish Open come to an end as Angelique Kerber of Germany downed the Dane 6-4, ... Read more...

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Paes pockets 50th doubles title with Miami win


April 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Miami (Florida), April 1 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek came back from a set down to beat second-seeded Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestor in the ... Read more...

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Bundesliga leaders Dortmund five clear of Bayern with win over Cologne


March 26th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 26 (IANS) Front-runners Borussia Dortmund crushed Cologne 6-1 while Stuttgart wrapped a lucky 1-0 win over Nuremberg in Bundesliga football.The "BVB" humbled struggling Cologne when they turned ... Read more...

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East Bengal beat spirited HAL Bangalore in I-League


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) East Bengal overcame a spirited challenge from HAL Bangalore to defeat them 2-0 in the 16th Round of I-League football encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium ... Read more...

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Anna ends fast, vows to rally against Congress (Roundup)


December 28th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed a Lokpal bill he had trashed, an ailing Anna Hazare Wednesday called off his three-day fast a day ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich stay on top of Bundesliga standings


December 12th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 12 (IANS) German giants Bayern Munich registered a 2-1 win against Stuttgart with in-form striker Mario Gomez scoring a brace while defending champions Dortmund dropped points against ... Read more...

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Bhupathi and Paes crash out of ATP World Tour finals


November 27th, 2011 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have crashed out of the doubles at the Barclays ATP World Tour finals doubles, losing their semifinal match to Polish ... Read more...

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Lee-Hesh win to stay alive in World Tour finals doubles


November 24th, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Three-time former finalists and fourth seeds, India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes, beat seventh-seeded Austrian Jurgen Melzer and German Philipp Petzschner 7-5, 6-3 in their Group ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi lose to Llodra-Zimonjoc


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi wasted too many opportunities to go down 6-7(6), 3-6 to second seeds Michael Llodra of France and Nenad ... Read more...

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Jeevan topples fancied Vardhan to win maiden ITF title


November 19th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 19 (IANS) Qualifier Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan of Chennai toppled Davis Cupper Vishnu Vardhan 7-5, 6-4 to win the men's singles title in the $15000 Solaris ITF Men's Futures ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister escapes Taliban fire


October 31st, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) A provincial minister of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had a miraculous escape Monday when he was fired at by suspected Taliban militants, police said Monday.Amjad ... Read more...

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No Telengana means death for me: Congress’s Keshava Rao


September 24th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Senior Congress leader from Telangana and member of parliament K. Keshava Rao Friday said if he failed to achieve separate Telangana state, it ... Read more...

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Over 130 mn subscribers opt for do not call registry


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Troubled by pesky calls and messages, over 130 million mobile subscribers registered with the national do not call registry till Aug 25, said Minister of ... Read more...

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Relief from unwanted bulk SMSs in six weeks: Sibal


August 19th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) In welcome relief for millions of mobile subscribers from the menace of unwanted bulk SMSs, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said the do not disturb ... Read more...

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Nothing to hide in CWG: Delhi government (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Fending off allegations of irregularities in the Commonwealth Games, the Delhi government Monday said it had nothing to hide and it would give its ... Read more...

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Indian girls team makes semifinals of World junior squash


July 29th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Boston (USA), July 29 (IANS) Indian girls pulled off a stunning 2-0 win against England to enter the semifinals of the World junior team squash championship here Thursday.India next take ... Read more...

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Cabinet okays Lokpal bill amid flak, Hazare to fast (Roundup)


July 28th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved the draft of an anti-corruption Lokpal bill excluding the prime minister from its ambit, fuelling opposition criticism. An upset ... Read more...

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Will go by Lokayukta on illegal mining, says Bhardwaj


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Friday said he would go by the recommendations of Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde on illegal mining and emphasised that he was the ... Read more...

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Congress distances from Digvijay’s remarks on RSS


July 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Congress Monday distanced itself from the remarks of party leader Digvijay Singh about Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) making "bomb factories" and advised against ... Read more...

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Congress advises Telangana leaders to be patient


July 6th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Caught in a bind over demands for carving out a separate state of Telangana out of Andhra Pradesh, the Congress Wednesday called for patience ... Read more...

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Imran, Aamir together on screen for the first time


June 9th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) The latest trailer of "Delhi Belly", to come out July 19, will bring together Aamir and Imran Khan for the first time in a mock-argument ... Read more...

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Surgical military strikes depend on government’s will: BJP


May 6th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said a decision to carry out surgical military strikes at terrorists holed up in Pakistan depends on the ... Read more...

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Nothing was wrong with Baba before March 28: Sai Trust


April 28th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 28 (IANS) The Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust Thursday clarified that before March 28, when Sathya Sai Baba was admitted to hospital, there was no reason ... Read more...

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