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Advani clinches World billiards title

Displaying sublime touch, Pankaj Advani crowned himself World billiards champion for the 10th time when he overcame Peter Gilchrist 6-2 in the points format (150-up) final in Leeds on Saturday. Advani, 29, thus avenged his 2-3 defeat in the league phase to the 46-year-old Gilchrist, the England-born Singapore resident who has three World titles to his credit. Gilchrist was quick ...

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Former BJP CM of Karnataka Yeddyurappa sent to jail

In a final twist to the ongoing saga over Bellary illegal mining row, former chief minister of Karnataka B.S. Yeddyurappa was also sent to jail on Saturday by a Lokayukta court, rejecting his bail plea. He will be held in Bangalore’s Parappana Agrahara jail until Oct. 22. Yeddyurappa, who was conferred an Honorary Doctorate by the Saginaw Valley State University ...

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Advani kicks off another Yatra, this time against black money

BJP leader LK Advani on Tuesday kicked off his Rath Yatra to create public awareness against corruption, a move seen more as an attempt to stage come-back as a prospective prime ministerial candidate in 2014 elections. Advani started his Yatra from Jayaprakash Narayan’s birth place Sitab Diara in Bihar, bordering Uttar Pradesh. The 12,000-km journey covering 300 km every day ...

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