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I-League: Churchill beat title holders Bengaluru 2-1
Margao, Jan 27 (IANS) A ten-man Bengaluru FC fell to their second straight defeat, going down 1-2 to Churchill Brothers in an I-League football match here on Friday.

Friday, January 27, 2017 9:48:04 PM

Kenya's Keitany trains eyes on third London marathon victory
Nairobi, Jan 27 (IANS) New York marathon champion Mary Keitany of Kenya is not worried about the level of competition she will face in her quest to clinch third London marathon women's title in April.

Friday, January 27, 2017 7:14:04 PM

'Indians started retail shops in the Gold Coast, now Ghana, in 1891'
Accra, Jan 27 (IANS) India might have established diplomatic relations with the West African state of Ghana 60 years ago but what is also true that Indian immigrants to the Gold Coast -- as the country was called prior to independence name -- had set up retail outlets known as Sindhi Shops way back in in 1891, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has said.

Friday, January 27, 2017 4:56:03 PM

Al-Shabaab overruns Kenyan military base in Somalia
Mogadishu, Jan 27 (IANS) Militant group Al-Shabaab on Friday attacked and overran a military camp manned by Kenyan soldiers under the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) in a small town near the Kenya-Somalia border.

Friday, January 27, 2017 4:18:03 PM

Pakistan skipper Azhar Ali suspended for one ODI
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS) Pakistani skipper Azhar Ali has been suspended for one match and fined 40 per cent of his match fee for slow over-rate during the fifth One-Day International (ODI) against Australia here.

Friday, January 27, 2017 1:40:04 PM

Churchill face holders Bengaluru in I-League (Preview)
Margao, Jan 26 (IANS) Hosts Churchill Brothers will be cautiously optimistic against title holders Bengaluru FC in an I-League football match, whose air of invincibility and high flying run was cut short by a 1-2 defeat against East Bengal.

Thursday, January 26, 2017 7:38:07 PM

Egypt launches region's largest book fair
Cairo, Jan 26 (IANS) Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail opened on Thursday the 48th round of the annual Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF) amid an economic crisis that hit Egyptian publishers.

Thursday, January 26, 2017 5:54:03 PM

Indian expats in UAE celebrate 68th Republic Day
Abu Dhabi, Jan 26 (IANS) Indian expatriates celebrated the country's 68th Republic Day at the Indian Embassy here on Thursday morning.

Thursday, January 26, 2017 2:50:05 PM

Al Shabaab militants storm Mogadishu hotel, kill 15
Mogadishu, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 15 people are killed and more than 20 injured on Wednesday in an Al Shabaab militant attack on a hotel here, Somali police sources told the media.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 6:34:06 PM

Algeria football team coach quits after Afcon exit
Libreville (Gabon), Jan 25 (IANS) Algeria's football team head coach Georges Leekens has quit following his team's failure to make it to the quarter-finals at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 2:20:05 PM

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