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Shuttler Sindhu breaks into top 20


September 20th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu broke into the top 20 of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released Thursday.Sindhu jumped four places for a career-best 20th ... Read more...

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Shuttlers Sindhu, Jayaram advance in Japan Open


September 19th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 19 (IANS) China Masters Super Series semi-finalists P.V. Sindhu and Ajay Jayaram advanced to the second round of their respective events here at the Japan Open Super Series ... Read more...

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Shuttler Sai Praneeth qualifies from main draw in Japan


September 18th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) India's B. Sai Praneeth qualified for the main draw of the men's singles at the Japan Open Superseries here Tuesday.The 20-year-old won both his qualification rounds ... Read more...

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Kathak keeps Jiah Khan fit


September 6th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Actress Jiah Khan, known for her unconventional looks and bold roles, says it is kathak that helps her keeping in shape."I do kathak three ... Read more...

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Mukund named India A captain for New Zealand tour


August 10th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu cricketer Abhinav Mukund will be leading the India A side for the upcoming cricket tour of New Zealand slated for September-October.Rajasthan player Ashok Menaria ... Read more...

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Joshua, Sadguru post big wins


July 27th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Joshua Generation SC combined well as a team to inflict a crushing 7-1 defeat on Desperadoes SC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Sarang, Mutatkar enter Maharashtra badminton quarters


July 27th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Nagpur's 20-year-old Sarang Lakhanee defeated Mumbai Suburban's Shlok Ramchandran 21-17, 21-18 in 30 minutes to enter the men's singles quarterfinals of the Maharashtra Senior State Selection ... Read more...

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Field day for Indians at ITF tennis meet


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jul 21 (IANS) As many as 13 Indians made it to the second round of the qualifying competition ahead of the BNC-ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament here Saturday.The results ... Read more...

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Air India relief plane returns, India lauds Pakistan’s help but passengers miffed (Roundup)


July 10th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A special Air India relief plane landed at Delhi airport Monday with 122 passengers of another flight that had to make an emergency landing in ... Read more...

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Air India passengers relieved to get home, some miffed with Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Back home after a 12-hour ordeal, some passengers of the Air India flight that made an emergency landing in Pakistan's southern Sindh province early Monday ... Read more...

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Air India relief plane returns, India lauds Pakistan’s cooperation (Evening Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A special Air India relief plane landed at Delhi airport Monday with 122 passengers of another flight that had to make an emergency landing in ... Read more...

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West Indies A 127/2 at lunch on second day


June 18th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 17 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A, responding to India A's first-innings score of 230, were 127 for two at lunch on the second day of the third ... Read more...

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Action without entertainment no fun: Shabina Khan


June 13th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Her debut Bollywood co-production "Rowdy Rathore" has crossed Rs.100 crore mark at the box office and designer Shabina Khan is ecstatic. She says all ... Read more...

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Want to be a step ahead of Vidya Balan: Veena Malik


May 26th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Malik, set to sizzle in the Kannada version of hit Bollywood film "The Dirty Picture", aims to go a step ahead of ... Read more...

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‘Dirty Picture’ in Kannada excites Veena Mallik


May 24th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Mallik has started work on the Kannada version of "The Dirty Picture", saying the film is packed with glamour and sentiments that ... Read more...

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India doesn’t make too many films for children: Revathy


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Actress Revathy, who has won a national award for her short film "Red Building Where The Sun Sets" that shows how fights between parents affect ... Read more...

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Mhamal clinches All-India Chess title


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, May 2 (IANS) Second seed Goan Anurag Mhamal, sponsored by Dempo, emerged champion after the ninth and final round of the All-India Open FIDE Rated chess tournament here Wednesday ... Read more...

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Mhamal takes chess lead


May 1st, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, May 1 (IANS) Second seeded Anurag Mhamal, sponsored by Dempo, kept his lead with a quick draw with Akash Thakur in the seventh round of the first UKCA ... Read more...

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Akash among leaders in All India Open chess


April 29th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, April 29 (IANS) Top seed Akash Thakur of Railways defeated Andhra Pradesh's C.H.Meghana to shared the lead with 3.0 points after the third round of the 1st UKCA Cup ... Read more...

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Five Indians in main draw


April 29th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Five Indians qualified for the main draw of the MCC-SR Subramaniam Memorial ITF men's Futures tennis tournament, here Sunday.The results (qualifying - final round): Peter Goldsteiner ... Read more...

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Pujara to lead India A for Caribbean tour


April 27th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara will lead the India A contingent on a tour of the Caribbean in June when the West Indies A will host them to three ... Read more...

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Indian Open: Jayaram, Parupalli advance to second round


April 25th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India's top men's badminton player Ajay Jayaram and Kashyap Parupalli advanced to the second round of the Yonex India Open 2012 at the Siri Fort ... Read more...

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Saina out of Asian Championship, Indian campaign over


April 20th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Qingdao (China), April 19 (IANS) India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal, World No.5, crashed out of the Asian Badminton Championship with a shocking second round loss in the women's singles here ... Read more...

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Election Commission to give tips to Jordan


March 17th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 17 (IANS) After conducting a historic and successful state assembly polls, which saw an unprecedented rise in the voter turn out, Election Commission officials, including poll panel chief ... Read more...

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High voter turnout a victory: Poll panel


March 5th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Whatever be the political result of the assembly elections, for India's poll panel the high voter turnout in the five states is a sign of ... Read more...

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Indian heads US party’s state finance panel


February 21st, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Akshay Desai, who studied medicine in India, has been made the chief of the Republican Party of Florida's finance committee."...I am grateful that Desai has agreed ... Read more...

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Ekta Kapoor, Karan Johar to co-produce film


December 28th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) He is known for his candyfloss movies and designer dramas, and she excels at making experimental and real life-inspired stories. Together, Ekta Kapoor and ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Railways win by over innings against UP


December 8th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Railways won by an innings an 94 runs as they skittled Uttar Pradesh out for 201 following-on on the third day of the Ranji Elite ... Read more...

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National Squash championship: Malik ousts Jangra


December 8th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian Squash Academy trainee Karan Malik created a flutter when he scalped 5 to 8 seed Vikas Jangra of Services 11-3, 11-9, 5-11, 0-11, 11-6 in ... Read more...

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Mentally challenged boy falls from terrace, injured


December 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) A mentally challenged boy was injured after he fell from the terrace of a building in north Delhi Tuesday afternoon, police said.Akshay, 16, was living ... Read more...

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John promotes ‘Desi Boyz’, says marketing vital


November 24th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) John Abraham has been city hopping, giving interviews and making an appearance on TV shows to promote his film "Desi Boyz", which is releasing Friday, ... Read more...

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I love dancing: John Abraham (Movie Snippets)


November 19th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) John Abraham is rarely seen shaking a leg, but he says he isn't averse to dancing."I don't shy away from dancing, in fact I ... Read more...

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Thousands flock to modern Indian art show in Poland


November 7th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Nov 7 (IANS) For 10 weeks, a modern Indian art exhibition here wowed Polish artists and thousands of other visitors. It was the first extensive showcase of contemporary art ... Read more...

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Mitsuhashi given top billing in ITF Futures tennis


November 6th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 6 (IANS) Japan's Junn Mitsuhashi (385) has been top seeded ahead of India's V.M. Ranjeet (565) and Rohan Gajjar (602) in the main draw of the ITF Futures ... Read more...

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Ashita puts out second seed Akanksha in Indian Open squash


September 8th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) India's Ashita Bhengra upset second seed compatriot Akanksha Salunkhe in straight games as the trainees of the Indian Squash Academy occupied eight semi-final spots in various ... Read more...

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