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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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Earthquake hits Indonesia, tremors also felt in India

Wednesday - Apr 11, 2012, 06:59pm (GMT+5.5)
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Jakarta - A massive earthquake has hit the West Coast of Sumatra, at a magnitude of 8.7 on the Richter scale.

Indonesia's geophysical agency has issued tsunami warning to 28 countries.

Mild tremors were felt in eastern parts of India, including Guwahati, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Mumbai.

Tsunami warning have also been also issued for Andaman and Nicobar Islands and people living in the coastal areas have been asked to vacate the beaches.

More details are awaited.





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