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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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Four Indians in quarters of China Masters


September 13th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou (China), Sep 13 (IANS) India's Ajay Jayaram, Sourabh Varma, R.M.V. Gurusaidutt and P.V. Sindhu advanced to the quarterfinals of the China Masters Superseries badminton event here Thursday. Gurusaidutt beat ... Read more...

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J&K; parties boycott interlocutors’ report


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Activists of the Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Sunday attempted to thrash former interlocutor Dileep Padgoankar when he was en route to meet Congress partymen here ... Read more...

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Jwala takes a sabbatical, Ashwini looks for a partner


August 31st, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's famed badminton doubles exponent Jwala Gutta has decided to go on a sabbatical, telling her partner Ashwini Ponnappa to look out for a partner.... Read more...

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Saina rises to World No.4


August 9th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal has gained a place to fourth in the world badminton rankings.Saina swapped places with China's Shixian Wang in the ... Read more...

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India’s badminton coach Gopichand accuses Japan of ‘wanting to lose’


August 1st, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's badminton coach Pullela Gopi Chand Wednesday accused Japanese pair of Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa of "wanting to lose" at a Olympic Games group match ... Read more...

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We hope to make it to quarters: Ponnappa


August 1st, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Contrary to widespread belief that their appeal has been rejected, India's ace doubles shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa hopes she and Jwala Gutta would make it to ... Read more...

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Olympics: Eight badminton players thrown out (Third Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Eight women badminton players were disqualified from the London Olympics' doubles event for throwing matches to get a favourable opponent.The pairs are: Wang Xiaoli and Yu ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Four women’s doubles pair suspended (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics organisers Wednesday suspended four female doubles badminton pairs for "not using one's best efforts to win a match".The pairs are: Wang Xiaoli ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Win not enough to take Jwala-Ashwini to quarters


August 1st, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) It was a bittersweet result for India's Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa as they brought their top game to win their last group B match against ... Read more...

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Olympics: first medal in, hopes alive in badminton and tennis (Overall India Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Rifle shooter Gagan Narang opened the medal count for India at the London Olympics by winning a bronze here Monday, and hopes for more laurels ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Soumyajit bring hope on a gloomy day for India (India round-up)


July 29th, 2012 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Olympic first-timers Parupalli Kashyap and Soumyajit Ghosh brought cheers to the Indian camp on an otherwise dismal day as the country's other sportspersons stumbled at the ... Read more...

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Saina-led team arrives in Delhi enroute to London


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The five-member Indian badminton team led by Saina Nehwal arrived here Monday evening enroute to London for the Olympics beginning Friday.The contingent comprising Saina, Ashwini ... Read more...

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‘Tuneega Tuneega’ - weak script, a big let down (Telugu Movie )


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: 'Tuneega Tuneega'; Cast: Sumanth Ashwin, Rhea Chakraborty, Naga Babu, Prabhu Ganeshan, Shafi, Seetha, Sayaji Shinde, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam and M.S.Narayan; Writer and Director: M.S.Raju; Producer: Maganti Ramachandra; Music: Karthick Raja; Rating: ... Read more...

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I want to be World No.1 shuttler, says Hyderabadi Sindhu (Interview)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) After Saina Nehwal, another Indian girl is creating ripples in the badminton circuit.Pusarla Venkata Sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian to win the girls' ... Read more...

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Arif sure of Saina bagging Olympics medal


July 8th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Former national chief badminton coach Syed Mohammed Arif believes India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal will win a medal at the London Olympics."I firmly believe that the ... Read more...

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Jwala, Ashwini can do wonders: Syed Arif (Interview) (With Image)


July 8th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa have the ability to topple the top shuttlers in the world, feels their coach Syed Mohammed Arif.The former national chief coach, ... Read more...

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Salman to shoot ‘Son Of Sardar’ item song by July-end


June 11th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Actor Salman Khan, who has agreed to groove to an item song for his friend Ajay Devgn's "Son Of Sardar", will shoot for the number ... Read more...

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Bihar seeks central help on mysterious disease


June 9th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (IANS) Bihar Saturday sought help from the central government to tackle a mysterious disease that has killed 81 children in Muzaffarpur, Gaya and Patna districts during the ... Read more...

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India, US to hold strategic dialogue, Iran high on agenda


June 8th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India and the US will hold their third strategic dialogue June 13 that will see the two countries expand their cooperation across the spectrum, ... Read more...

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Sports minister gives away cash awards to 158 athletes


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi May 10 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday gave away cash awards worth to Rs 2.12 crore to 158 sportspersons who have won medals in international events from ... Read more...

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Five Indian shuttlers qualify for London Games


May 4th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) For the first time in Olympics, Indian badminton will see a record participation from five players in four different categories.According to the new world rankings ... Read more...

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Shuttler Kashyap qualifies for London Olympics


April 28th, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap Friday qualified for the London Olympics with third-seeded Chinese Chen Jin pulling out of the quarterfinal match, citing a wrist injury, in ... Read more...

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India Open badminton: Saina knocked out in prequarters (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) India's ace shuttler and World No.5 Saina Nehwal suffered a shocking exit from the Yonex India Open as she went down tamely to South Korean ... Read more...

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Indian Open: Neha goes down in pre-quarters


April 26th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) It was a day to forget for the Indian contingent with Neha Pandit, Tarun Kona-Ashwini Ponnappa and Manish Gupta-Gaurav Venkat all losing their pre-quarterfinal matches ... Read more...

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Asian badminton: Ajay Jayaram goes down fighting


April 18th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Qingdao (China), April 18 (IANS) India's top shuttler Ajay Jayaram went down fighting to Wei Nan of Hong Kong over three games in the second round of the men's singles ... Read more...

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‘Son Of Sardaar’ to release Nov 13


April 10th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Romantic drama "Son Of Sardaar", which features Ajay Devgn and Sanjay Dutt in the lead roles, will release on Diwali, Nov 13.Directed by Ashwini ... Read more...

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SAI official in trouble for allowing banned athletes to train


March 26th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The inquiry committee, set-up by Sports Minister Ajay Maken to go into the circumstances in which athletes undergoing a doping ban were allowed to train ... Read more...

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All England Championships: Saina sails into quarters


March 9th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham, March 8 (IANS) Saina Nehwal dispatched Pi Hongyan of France 21-10, 21-17 to advance to the women's singles quarterfinals at the All England Badminton Championships.Saina, world no. 4, beat ... Read more...

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When Bipasha bent ‘name’ rule for ‘Jodi Breakers’


February 24th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) "Jodi Breakers" has a song "Bipasha" composed by Salim-Sulaiman, but actress Bipasha Basu had apprehensions before lending her name to the number."It's a song and ... Read more...

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‘Jodi Breakers’ cleared of plagiarism charge


February 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) "Jodi Breakers" has been exonerated from charges of plagiarism levelled by the producers of the French film "Heartbreakers", which was said to have inspired the ... Read more...

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Watch out for romantic comedies this Friday (IANS Preview)


February 20th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Box office continues its stint with romantic comedy with "Jodi Breakers" and "Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya" hitting the screens Friday. While the former ... Read more...

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I am scared of kissing on screen: Bipasha


February 14th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Feb 14 (IANS) Bipasha Basu is known for her bold roles in "Jism", "Raaz" and "Race". But when it comes to locking lips on big screen, the actress ... Read more...

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It’s my happiest moment: Badminton coach Arif (With Images)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Sidelined in the cricket team during his college days, he decided to opt for a game in which he could personally excel. That is how ... Read more...

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