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Haryana doubles cash rewards for Rio


August 26th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gohana (Haryana) Aug 26 (IANS) After showering cash rewards, luxury cars and other goodies on London Olympics medallists and participants, the Haryana government Sunday said it would double the ... Read more...

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Olympic winners get rewards, cars


August 26th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gohana (Haryana), Aug 26 (IANS) The London Olympics medal winners from Haryana were Sunday given cash rewards and luxury Audi cars here.The ceremony took place here in Sonepat district, ... Read more...

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Sachin gives away BMW to Saina Nehwal


August 20th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar gave away a brand new BMW car to India's most successful shuttler Saina Nehwal at a function here Sunday night.The batting ... Read more...

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Saina aims for greater feats after Olympic bronze (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal Tuesday said winning a bronze medal at the London Olympics was a dream come true and would motivate her to achieve ... Read more...

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Saina aims for gold in Rio


August 7th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Badminton star Saina Nehwal, back home with an Olympic medal, said the bronze she won in London will motivate her to be the best in the ... Read more...

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Haryana announces Rs.1 crore for Saina Nehwal


August 4th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 4 (IANS) Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal will get a reward of Rs.1 crore from the Haryana government for winning a bronze medal for the country in women's ... Read more...

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Danish badminton legend bows out in regret


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) He bent down, but the shuttlecock landed at another spot on the court, which was not far from Danish shuttler Peter Gade -- just like the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Kashyap surge ahead; Leander-Vishnu go down fighting (Overall Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal inched closer to glory in the badminton event, while India's medal chances in doubles tennis evaporated after Leander Paes and Vishnu ... Read more...

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Jwala Gutta focusing on fitness ahead of Olympics


June 28th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 28 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Jwala Gutta Thursday said she was focusing on her fitness ahead of the London Olympics."Right now I am focusing lot on my fitness ... Read more...

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Lee Chong Wei keeping relaxed ahead of London Olympics


May 21st, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), May 21 (IANS) World No.1 badminton player Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia is keeping relaxed ahead of the London Olympics and says he doesn't want to put pressure ... Read more...

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Badminton veteran Gade builds up towards London Olympics


May 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), May 20 (IANS) Danish badminton player Peter Gade is feeling good about his game ahead of the London Olympics.With a comfortable 2-0 win, Danish veteran Peter Gade led ... Read more...

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Women achievers spotlight Haryana’s irony (Haryana Newsletter)


May 11th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) When Shena Aggarwal from the small town of Yamunanagar in Haryana topped the most sought after all-India civil services examination last week, her feat put women ... 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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Line calls invariably go in China’s favour: Saina


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India's top women's badminton player Saina Nehwal said Monday that it was somewhat a handicap playing in China as the line calls invariably go in ... Read more...

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Saina eyeing good show at India Open ahead of Olympics


April 14th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) India's top badminton player Saina Nehwal Saturday said a good performance in the upcoming India Open will boost her chances for a medal at the ... Read more...

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Assembly elections: Winners and losers (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in the five states are: Uttar PradeshWinners:Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Lucknow Cantt, CongressKalraj Mishra, Lucknow East, Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh: Prominent winners and losers


March 6th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in Uttar Pradesh:Winners:1. Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Lucknow Cantt, Congress2. Kalraj Mishra, Lucknow East, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)3. Abhishek Misra (ex-professor ... Read more...

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Well done Saina: Big B


December 19th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is impressed with young badminton player Saina Nehwal's performance, despite her loss at the BWF World Superseries Finals at Liuzhou, China."And well ... Read more...

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Eminent sportsmen support sports bill


November 10th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Eminent sportsmen, including India's lone Olympic gold medallist champion Abhinav Bindra and 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev, Thursday came out strongly in ... Read more...

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Deepika to promote sports during Olympics


November 4th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone has been approached for a motivational campaign during the 2012 London Olympics to encourage the young generation to take up sports."My ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal crashes out of China Masters


September 16th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India's star badminton player Saina Nehwal proved no match to top seed Yihan Wang of China and crashed out of the women's singles quarterfinals of ... Read more...

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Narang recommended for Khel Ratna, Zaheer for Arjuna Award


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India's top shooter Gagan Narang, who bagged four gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, ... Read more...

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Limca recognises Indian athletes in new edition


March 29th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Limca Book of Records Tuesday launched its 22nd edition featuring the achievements of athletes who did India proud by winning medals in the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi, Esha Deol most eligible bachelors


January 12th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Congress General Secretary and youth icon Rahul Gandhi and Bollywood actress Esha Deol were voted as the most eligible bachelors by the people of Mumbai in ... Read more...

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Saina pulls out of season-ending Super Series finals


December 24th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) India's star badminton player Saina Nehwal, who is nursing an ankle injury, has withdrawn from the season-ending Super Series finals in Chinese Taipei beginning Jan 5. In ... Read more...

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Sportspersons Too Are Fashion Conscious!


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Everyone wants to be fashionably turned out in this century and fashion is not to be limited to only the Bollywood stars in India. For example new age cricketer Robin Uthappa ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha congratulates Saina Nehwal


December 13th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday congratulated ace shuttler Saina Nehwal who won her third super series title of the year at the Hong Kong Open.Lok Sabha Speaker ... Read more...

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Saina’s family ecstatic at daughter’s feat


December 12th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) After Saina Nehwal won the Hong Kong Super Series title Sunday, her mother Usha Nehwal expressed joy at her daughter's feat and revealed how the star shuttler ... Read more...

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People participate in blood donation awareness rally in New Delhi


December 5th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.5 (ANI): Scores of people participated in a blood donation awareness rally to encourage the youth of the country to donate blood and save lives here on Sunday.Various schools, corporate ... Read more...

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Deepika is face of her dad’s Olympic Gold Quest


November 29th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Deepika becomes the face of her father, ace badminton player Prakash Padukone's organisation Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ)."I am the face of Olympic Gold Quest. I have ... Read more...

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Haryana grooms sporting talent for India’s future


November 29th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) As athletes from Haryana make the country proud with their achievements in international events like the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games, the state government has ... Read more...

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Percept Talent to promote CWG winners, non-cricket events


November 9th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Percept Talent Management (PTM) has decided to promote non-cricket disciplines and medal winning athletes of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2010.Rajnish Sahay, chief executive officer of PTM, ... Read more...

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Jwala Gutta In KBC 4!


November 1st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sony TV is garnering a good number of TRPs with its recently launched show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ season 4 as its previous host Amitabh Bahchan returned ... Read more...

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Indian athletes receive roaring reception at CWG closing ceremony


October 14th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Led by sharpshooter Gagan Narang, who won four gold medals, Indian athletes made a grand entry at the closing ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. A deafening ... Read more...

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Strong ‘tail wind’ from AC system troubling Kiwi badminton team at Delhi CWG venue


October 5th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 5(ANI): New Zealand's premier badminton player Joe Wu has raised concerns about the powerful tail wind being generated by the Siri Fort Sports Complex's air-conditioning system.Joe's comments came after ... Read more...

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