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Sushil Kumar’s Olympic saga (Factfile)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Sushil Kumar has steadily worked his way to the Olympic silver medal. His success graph in the last three years, after he won the ... Read more...

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World’s top archer Deepika is now manager at Tata Steel


July 14th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, July 14 (IANS) World No.1 recurve archer Deepika Kumari has joined Tata Steel as a manager in the company's sports department.Many eminent sportspersons have been employed by Tata Steel ... Read more...

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Soccer player dies during match in Brazil


July 9th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 9 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian soccer player Arjuna Luiz Venutto Ramos, 17, nicknamed "Pele" for his skill, died on the weekend during a match his team was playing, a ... Read more...

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Yuvraj, Dravid nominated for Arjuna and Khel Ratna


July 7th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday nominated Rahul Dravid and Yuvraj Singh for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award ... Read more...

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Blame game between BCCI and sports ministry on


June 7th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the sports ministry Thursday got into a spat over official forms for nominating cricketers for ... Read more...

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Hardcore Maoist held in Delhi (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) A hardcore Maoist, who took part in around 200 attacks on security forces in Jharkhand, was arrested here, Delhi Police said Thursday. He was also ... Read more...

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After payments to male cricketers, women want their share


May 27th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Former women players who turned out for the country have appealed to the Indian cricket board for a one-time payout as was done for their ... Read more...

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Star boxer Akhil Kumar joins Mumbai Fighters


October 20th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Mumbai Fighters, the only Indian team for the upcoming World Series of Boxing (WSB) has roped in star pugilist Akhil Kumar in their squad.With several international ... Read more...

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Tennis nationals: Rutuja stuns top seed Prerna


October 11th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Rutuja Bhosale produced a power-packed performance to shock top-seed Prerna Bhambri 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 and enter the second round of Fenesta National Tennis Championship ... Read more...

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Am victim of trial by media: Raja to court


December 1st, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja told the Supreme Court Wednesday that he was a victim of trial by media and the so-called mind boggling figures of loss ... Read more...

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I often dreamt of Asian Games gold: Bajrang Lal


November 19th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) Bajrang Lal Takhar often dreamt of winning gold at the Asian Games and he couldn't be happier after he got India its maiden rowing gold medal here Friday. ... Read more...

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Four dope tainted wrestlers were medal hopes: Coach


September 12th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Nuqra Naqvi New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Freestyle wrestling coach Jagmender Singh feels the absence of four dope tainted wrestlers from the squad will dampen India's medal chances at the Oct ... Read more...

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Mythical icons become heroes in new Indian fiction


September 11th, 2010 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Rama, Ravana, Arjuna, Jesus Christ, Lord Shiva, Ganesha and the epics are becoming fodder for contemporary Indo-Anglian literature. Writers say it is a new ... Read more...

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B-samples of swimmers, athletes also positive


September 8th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The B-samples of two swimmers and two athletes, who were tested positive for banned substance methylhexanamine, have also returned positive. Swimmers Richa Mishra and Jyotsna Pansari and shot-putter ... Read more...

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B-samples of six wrestlers also test positive


September 6th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The B-samples of six Indian wrestlers, charged with doping, have also tested positive and they now face the anti-doping disciplinary panel for a hearing. ... Read more...

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Queen’s Baton reaches Hyderabad


August 14th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) The Queen's Baton for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) reached this Andhra Pradesh capital Saturday to a rousing reception. A.K. Parida, principal secretary to Andhra Pradesh government, sports, received ... Read more...

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No Big Releases On July 30


July 29th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): For the past couple of weeks, it's been Hollywood movies that have been topping the box office of Chennai as there haven't been any big ... Read more...

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Indian women cricketers need to play more matches: Mithali


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 23 (IANS) Former India captain and Arjuna awardee Mithali Raj has said the growth of women's cricket in India has been quite slow in the absence of opportunities to play ... Read more...

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Villalan - A Crime Thriller


May 11th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With the bandwagon of filmmakers turning into actors, debutant Vetrivel too joins the league now. Fine! It's going be two cheers as he makes his debut ... Read more...

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Tirupati’s Balaji temple to be set up in Kurukshetra


February 25th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) The Balaji temple of Tirupati, the famous Hindu shrine, will be set up in Haryana's historic town of Kurukshetra, the temple management told Haryana Chief Minister Bhupiunder Singh ... Read more...

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Players, youths organise run to promote Asian table tennis meet


November 8th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) A 4-km run named 'Run for Polio Prevention' was held here Sunday morning to promote the 19th Asian Table Tennis Championship starting Nov 16. Over 300 youths, including sportspersons ... Read more...

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Indian Tamils view Sri Lanka with concern, but also apathy


April 24th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
By TSV Hari and Maitreyee Boruah Chennai/Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) From indifference to concern - the attitude of Indian Tamils to the plight of their ethnic brethren caught in the fighting between the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka Cricket CEO’s head likely to roll


March 29th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, March 29 (IANS) With a new interim body taking over Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) early this month, the island's cricket governing body is facing a complete overhaul and the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to review security situation in India for IPL


March 18th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, March 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will review the security situation ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka tour of Pak hits a roadblock


December 31st, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.31 (ANI): The Sri Lankan tour of Pakistan seems to have hit another road block just when the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was preparing to host Sri Lanka for a ... Read more...

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Miandad in gratitude overdrive over Lanka largesse in agreeing for tour


December 27th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.27 (ANI): As the series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka got a green signal from Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director General, Javed Miandad went ... Read more...

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Smita Prakash makes lovelorn Radha come alive in Delhi


September 29th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Sandeep DattaNew Delhi, September 29 (ANI): The world knows of Radha as the consort of Krishna in childhood, playing on the banks of Jamuna at Gokul. But few are aware ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka cricket body poll in two months


September 7th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka’s cricket governing body, which has been administered by an interim committees and hit by many controversies over the past three years, is set to face an ... Read more...

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Punjab promises to produce many Indian Peles and Maradonas


July 28th, 2008 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, July 28 (ANI): Punjab is today widely known to have produced various Hockey players for the national team, who brought laurels to the country at international level. But ... Read more...

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Rise above parochial differences, work for others: Sonia Gandhi


July 28th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra (Haryana), July 28 (IANS) Congress president and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi Monday said that people, especially those in public life, should rise above parochial differences and live for ... Read more...

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Dhoni nominated for Khel Ratna


July 25th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian cricket board has recommended one-day international and Twenty20 captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. Under Dhoni's captaincy, India won the ... Read more...

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Minister irked at former Sri Lanka captain’s appointment


July 17th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, July 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Gamini Lokuge has expressed concern over the appointment of the former captain Hashan Tillakaratne as the new manager of the Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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Now a temple for actress Namitha (Lead)


July 10th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) A temple dedicated to popular south Indian actress Namitha is being built in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district and she is "thrilled and scared". "I am both thrilled and ... Read more...

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Selection for Olympics will be fair, says Gill


July 9th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Union Sports Minster M.S. Gill Wednesday assured sportspersons that no injustice will be done to them in matters of selection for the Olympics. "It is not my ... Read more...

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Shooter Vijay impressive at Beijing World Cup


April 20th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by admin
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) India's Vijay Kumar shot an excellent score of 580 to finish eighth in the 25m rapid fire pistol event at the International Sport Shooting Federation World Cup underway ... Read more...

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