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Davis Cup: Yuki gives India 1-0 lead


September 14th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri fought back from two sets down to give India a 1-0 lead against New Zealand on the opening day of the Davis Cup ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: India captain weighs his options


September 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) India in the last two decades invariably went into a Davis Cup tie taking for granted a victory in doubles with Leander Paes and ... Read more...

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After 19 years, Chandigarh to host Davis Cup tie


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Chandigarh will witness international tennis action this month with the Davis Cup tie between India and New Zealand being held at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis ... Read more...

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India leaps forward in clean energy race


April 12th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) India has taken a leap in the clean energy race with a 54 percent increase in investments in 2011 vaulting it from 10th to sixth place ... Read more...

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Bhambri upsets Istomin in dead rubber


April 8th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Namangan (Uzbekistan), April 8 (IANS) India won the two dead rubbers to lose the Davis Cup Group I tie against Uzbekistan 2-3 here Sunday, when 295th ranked Yuki Bhambri ... Read more...

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India relegated to Group II after Davis Cup loss (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Namangan (Uzbekistan), April 7 (IANS) India were relegated to Group II in Asia/Oceania after Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna were stunned by Murad Inoyatov and Denis Istomin in the ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Uzbekistan take 3-0 lead against India


April 7th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Namangan (Uzbekistan), April 7 (IANS) Murad Inoyatov and Denis Istomin stunned Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna in the key doubles tie Saturday as Uzbekistan took an unassailable 3-0 lead ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Uzbekistan take 2-0 lead against India


April 6th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Namangan (Uzbekistan), April 6 (IANS) India suffered a bad start in their Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tie against Uzbekistan with debutant Sanam Singh and Yuki Bhambri losing their ... Read more...

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Nikshep in Indian team for Asian junior tennis


April 4th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April4 (IANS) Karnataka's B.R. Nikshep, ranked No.1 in the under-14 boys singles in Asia and as well as in the country, has been selected for the Indian boys under-14 ... Read more...

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Honda to build fourth motorcycle plant in Indonesia


March 14th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by BNO News
MINATO, Japan (BNO NEWS) -- Honda Motor Company has announced that its joint venture company in Indonesia will be building the fourth motorcycle plant in the Asian country to satisfy rapidly increasing ... Read more...

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Superbike World Championship calendar ready to add India


March 10th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A year from now, the Hondas and the Ducatis will be scorching the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) with the Superbike World Championship (WSBK) getting ready ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhupathi opts out of Davis Cup tie


March 6th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) India's ace doubles specialist Mahesh Bhupathi has opted out of next month's Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan to allow tour partner Rohan Bopanna pair ... Read more...

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Sania Mirza to lead India in Fed Cup


December 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Sania Mirza will lead the four-member Indian team in the Fed Cup Asia Oceania group to be held in China from Jan 30 to Feb ... Read more...

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Lebanon agrees to play Davis Cup tie in Pakistan


September 24th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 24 (IANS) Lebanon have agreed to play their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group 2 tie in Pakistan giving sport in the strife-torn country a massive boost when most ... Read more...

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We need another player in world’s top-100: Somdev


September 20th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India's top tennis star Somdev Devvarman said here Tuesday that it is high time India had another singles player in the world's top-100.Somdev said ... Read more...

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Switzerland defeats Australia 3-2 in Davis Cup play-off


September 19th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 19 (IANS) Switzerland beat Australia 3-2 in the Davis Cup World Group play-off after Stanislas Wawrinka dispatched former World No.1 Lleyton Hewitt in five sets at the ... Read more...

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I pushed Nishikori to step-up his game: Vardhan


September 18th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) Davis Cup debutant Vishnu Vardhan felt he played some of his best tennis against World No.55 Kei Nishikori and forced the Japan's top player to ... Read more...

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India relegated, Japan through to Davis Cup World Group(Lead)


September 18th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) India are relegated to Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I after a crushing 1-4 loss in the World Group play-off to Japan, who are now ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Japan takes unbeatable 3-1 lead against India


September 18th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) Japan booked a place in the elite Davis Cup World Group for the first time since 1985 after Kei Nishikori dispatched Vishnu Vardhan 5-7, 3-6, ... Read more...

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Paes to miss Davis Cup tie against Japan


September 13th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Doubles exponent Leander Paes will miss India's Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against Japan because of back spasms he suffered during his US ... Read more...

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Australian native dog came from China?


September 9th, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 9 (IANS) The dingo, Australia's native dog, may not be Australian at all. Fragments of DNA from such dogs suggest they may have come a long way from ... Read more...

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Bank of Baroda to open more branches in Africa


August 11th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) State-run Bank of Baroda is aiming to open 15 more branches in East African countries Kenya and Uganda and several other nations in Asia and Asia-Oceania ... Read more...

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Indian team leaves for World junior tennis finals


July 29th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A four-member Indian team Friday left for Prostejov, Czech Republic, to participate in the World Junior Tennis Championships finals Aug 1-7.The All India Tennis ... Read more...

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India to play Japan in Davis Cup World Group play-off


July 13th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India have been drawn to play an away tie against Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off Sep 16.India had lost to World ... Read more...

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Junior Fed Cup: Indian girls go down 1-2 to Thailand


April 27th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Indian girls lost 1-2 to Thailand in a group B league match of the Asia-Oceania Junior Fed Cup under-16 tennis competition at the Delhi ... Read more...

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India beat New Zealand in junior Davis Cup


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India defeated New Zealand 0-2 in the Asia/Oceania group of the Junior Davis Cup at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) complex here Friday.Garvit ... Read more...

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Junior Davis Cup: India beat Sri Lanka 3-0


April 20th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) India registered their first victory in the junior Davis Cup with a 3-0 win over Sri Lanka in the Asia-Oceania Junior Davis Cup at ... Read more...

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India lose to China in Jr Davis cup


April 19th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India went down tamely to sixth seeded China 0-3 in the Junior Davis Cup in the Asia-Oceania final qualifying at Delhi Lawn Tennis Association ... Read more...

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India go down to Chinese Taipei in Junior Davis Cup


April 18th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) India lost 1-2 to Chinese Taipei in the Asia/Oceania final qualifying of Junior Davis Cup tennis tournament at the R.K. Khanna Tennis Stadium here ... Read more...

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Junior Davis Cup: India open against Chinese Taipei


April 17th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) India face a tough challenge when they play fourth seeded Chinese Taipei in the Asia-Oceania Junior Davis Cup tennis final qualifier beginning Monday at ... Read more...

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Malaysia, India to sign pact to boost economic ties


January 31st, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), Jan 31 (IANS) Malaysia and India are expected to sign the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) next month to enhance trade and economic activities between the two countries as ... Read more...

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ITF shifts Davis Cup from Pakistan to Hong Kong over security concerns


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 23 (ANI): Pakistan has yet again missed out on hosting a Davis Cup tie after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to change the venue owing to security concerns ... Read more...

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ITF refuses Davis Cup tie in Pakistan


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan tennis has received yet another setback after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to disallow it a Davis Cup tie against Hong Kong at home ... Read more...

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Pat Rafter, Tony Roche set to inspire Oz Davis Cup team


October 20th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 20 (IANS) Former tennis players Patrick Rafter and Tony Roche were appointed captain and coach of the Australian Davis Cup team with the motive to guide the country back ... Read more...

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Malaria accompanied humans moving out of Africa


June 28th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Malaria accompanied the modern man as he moved out of Africa some 60,000 years ago, according to a new study.An international team of researchers used DNA sequencing to ... Read more...

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