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K.C. Kondaiah Wins Bellary MLC Seat

In a major relief to the Congress Party in Karnataka, its veteran leaders such as K.C. Kondaiah won the Bellary MLC set while the BJP rebel and former Union Minister BR Patil Yatnal has won Bijapura district by pushing the BJP to third place, former Congress chief minister N Dharam Singh’s son Vijay Singh has won on Congress ticket from ...

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Unaoil Group wins Iraq gas contract for West Qurna

Iraq’s Basrah Gas Company (BGC) has awarded its contract for the re-construction of West Qurna compressor stations CS7 and CS8 at West Qurna, Iraq to UnaE&C Iraq, a subsidiary of Unaoil Group. The project entails flared associated gas from Degassing Stations DGS7 and DGS8 in West Qurna to be collected, compressed and dehydrated for onward transport via pipeline to the ...

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Golf: Anirban Lahiri is hero at Indian Open

Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri won his second title in three weeks after defeating countryman S.S.P. Chawrasia on the first play-off hole at the $1.5 million Indian Open in Delhi on Sunday. The 27-year-old, who was seven shots off the pace at the start of the day, fired a two-under-par 69 as overnight leader Chawrasia struggled in the blustery conditions to ...

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Team Indus wins $1 Million Google Lunar Xprize, Joins Big 6 Space Club

Bangalore-based firm Team Indus, a startup has bagged Google Lunar Xprize worth $1 million this year for Landing category after competing established players in the worldwide competition. The prize, also known as Moon 2.0, was set up by the X Prize Foundation and sponsored by Google. The Team Indus has been given the prize for its contribution in key technological are ...

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Portuguese team gets to send first living organisms to Mars

Portuguese team Seed has won the Mars One competition and the right to send the first living organisms to Mars, the Mars One Dutch non-profit foundation said Tuesday. The Seed team, mainly made up of young scientists from the northern Portuguese city of Porto, 300 km north of capital Lisbon, won the competition based on an online public vote that ...

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Japan Elections: Ruling coalition LDP Romps Home, PM Abe Thanks Voters

Despite adverse predictins, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has romped home with a two-third majority in elections held in view of renewed “recession” and the so-called Abenomics or his strategy to counter the downtrend in the country’s economy. The Sunday poll showed Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)-led ruling coalition getting two-thirds of the seats in the lower house of ...

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Philippines’ Jamie Herrell wins Miss Earth 2014 title; India’s Alankrita fails to Make it Top 16

Jamie Herrel of the Philippines was Saturday crowned Miss Earth 2014. The runners-up are Miss USA, who was crowned Miss Air, Miss Venezuela won the Miss Water title and Miss Fire went to Miss Russia, with India’s Alankrita failed to make it to top 16. Herrell defeated 85 contestants including Miss India Alankrita Sahai, who couldn’t even make it to ...

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Bangladesh beats Zimbabwe in second ODI

Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 68 runs in the second one day international (ODI) at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium in Chittagong Sunday, to go 2-0 up in the five-match cricket series. Batting first, Bangladesh set Zimbabwe a target of 251 runs in their allocated 50 overs, losing 7 wickets. However, the Zimbabweans were bowled out for 183 runs in 44.5 ...

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World No. 1 Novak Djokovic Defends Paris Masters with 600th Career Victory

World No.1 Novak Djokovic, a two-time champion in previous Paris Masters, Sunday claimed his 20th ATP Masters 1,000 title here without dropping a set after taking his 600th career victory over 10th-ranked Canadian Milos Raonic. It took the 27-year-old Serbian an hour and 23 minutes to brush aside the 23-year-old Canadian 6-2, 6-3 to lift the tree-shaped crystal trophy and ...

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