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Marcel Siem leads Avantha Masters, Gangjee tied third
Gurgaon, Feb 11 (IANS) Germany's Marcel Siem took the opening honours at the at the 1.5 million euros (approximately $2.1 million) Avantha Masters golf with an eight-under-par 64 for a single shot lead over Chinese Taipei's Chan Yih-shin here Thursday.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 8:24:24 PM

Gangjee leads Indian challenge, lies tied third
Gurgaon, Feb 11 (IANS) Rahil Gangjee kept the Indian flag flying with a five under 67 to be tied third after the opening round of the Avantha Masters at the DLF Golf and Country Club here Thursday.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 8:16:40 PM

Medicos say no to science post-graduates as teachers
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 11 (IANS) A meeting of representatives of medical professionals in Kerala Thursday opposed the state government's move to appoint science post-graduates as teachers in the state-run medical colleges.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 8:16:35 PM

Gujarat opposes shifting Gir lions to Madhya Pradesh
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Gujarat government Thursday came out against the central and Madhya Pradesh governments' plan to shift Asiatic lions from Gir region to Kuno-Palpur sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh to save them extinction.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 8:16:29 PM

Sri Lanka says US and Norway helped Fonseka, they deny
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka's former army chief Sarath Fonseka is to face early court martial for treason, Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said in remarks published Thursday, while accusing the US and Norway of aiding the defeated presidential candidate during the election.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 8:16:19 PM

Swine flu kills 15 more, toll is 1,294
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Swine flu continued to cause fatalities with 15 more deaths reported in the country, taking the toll so far to 1,294, health authorities said Thursday.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 8:16:14 PM

Indian envoy in Australia apprises Krishna on attacks
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India's High Commissioner to Australia Sujatha Singh Thursday apprised External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and senior ministry officials about the Indians' security Down Under and the steps Australian authorities have taken to prevent attacks on members of the community.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 8:16:03 PM

Talks offer conscious decision, says India
New Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) India said Thursday it had taken a 'conscious decision' to hold talks with Pakistan even though it was 'not fully satisfied' with the steps Islamabad has taken to dismantle the terror infrastructure on its soil. On its part, Pakistan said it favoured the composite dialogue to war to resolve issues with India.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 8:05:17 PM

Modi exploring options to take IPL to US
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) supremo Lalit Modi and USA Cricket's chief executive Donald Lockerbie are exploring options to take the IPL to the US.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 8:02:35 PM

Captaincy issue is a closed chapter: Harendra
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India's national hockey coach Harendra Singh insisted that there was no division within the team on the captaincy issue and if any player had any problem he should talk to Hockey India (HI).

Thursday, February 11, 2010 8:01:45 PM

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