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Seemingly unfazed at being ousted from the Asian Athletics Association, scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi on Monday said losing the presidential re-election bid to Qatar’s Dahlan Jumaan Al-Hamad has actually given him a chance to work at the “grassroots” level.
“I have no issues today and I congratulate Mr Al-Hamad for being elected as President. I am rather relieved that I will be able to work at the grassroots level in athletics,” Mr. Kalmadi said after losing the vote during the ongoing AAA Congress in Pune.

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Second temblor rocks Indonesia

Wednesday - Apr 11, 2012, 05:36pm (GMT+5.5)
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Hong Kong -  A second temblor, this one measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale, struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra Wednesday, hours after a more intense earthquake shook the  area.

The epicenter of the second quake, with a depth of 16.40 km, was initially determined to be 615 km southwest of Banda Aceh in northernmost Sumatra, Xinhua reported citing the US  Geological Survey.

The temblor followed an earthquake measuring 8.6 on the Richter scale that rocked Indonesia.





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