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Olympic wrestling: Yogeshwar Dutt leads Indian challenge (Overall India Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt will lead India's challenge in the Olympic wrestling competition Saturday after Amit Kumar and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashed out of the competition here.Dutt ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Intro Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India recorded their highest medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth metal for the country ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India came up with their best medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth medal for ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Vijender, Jai Bhagwan keep India’s hopes alive (Evening Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's champion shuttler Saina Nehwal had an easy outing and Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the round of 16 but ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina best bet for a medal


July 27th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Saina Nehwal begins her pursuit of a badminton medal at the London Olympics Sunday and her first-round opponent in the three-player preliminary group is Swiss Sabrina ... Read more...

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Olympics: India on a medal count


July 27th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Though India have picked their biggest squad of 81 athletes for the Olympics, only a handful of them are expected to make the podium ... Read more...

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Olympics: India’s archers primed for glory (Preview)


July 26th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Indian archers are primed for their first ever Olympic medal in London where they begin their challenge on the morning of the opening ceremony here Friday.A ... Read more...

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I can hope and try, not predict: Saina Nehwal (Interview)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS) Indian athletes are projected to win medals in a handful of disciplines at the London Olympics, but none is closer to the goal than iconic badminton ... Read more...

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Paes to partner Bhupathi at London Olympics (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Putting an end to a long-running and contentious issue, the five-member selection committee of the All India Tennis Association Friday named Leander Paes and Mahesh ... Read more...

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Only wildcard can revive Sania’s Olympic hopes


June 11th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Sania Mirza failed to protect her top 10 ranking in doubles, slipping to 12 in the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) charts released Monday, ... Read more...

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French title will not get Sania-Bhupathi London ticket


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The French Open mixed doubles title may not ensure Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza an automatic ticket to the 2012 London Olympics. They have ... Read more...

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Neyattinkara by-poll crucial for Kerala parties (Kerala Newsletter)


May 19th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) For the rival political groupings in Kerala, the Neyattinkara by-election to the state assembly in June is proving a testing time. The poll is crucial ... Read more...

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Mary Kom confident, but not taking Olympic gold for granted


April 8th, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Mary Kom is easily India's best bet to win a gold medal at the London Olympics but the five-time world boxing champion is not taking ... Read more...

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Congress mulling organisational changes in UP, Punjab


March 30th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Keen to put its house in order in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh after the assembly poll debacle, the Congress leadership is mulling organisational changes ... Read more...

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Hope for NRI kids, parents stick to uncle pact


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) After their much-publicised flip-flops, NRI couple Anurup and Sagarika Bhattacharya have re-signed an agreement to hand over their children to their uncle Arunabhash, with India ... Read more...

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Promising paddlers get a chance to qualify for London Olympics


March 20th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Indian table tennis team for the London Olympics qualifiers will have a blend of youth and experience. Sharath Kamal and Poulomi Ghatak remain the ... Read more...

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All England Championships: Sindhu, Gurusaidutt clear first hurdle in qualifying


March 6th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, March 6 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt cleared the first hurdle in the All England Badminton Championships qualifiers here Tuesday while Sourabh Varma went down fighting.Sindhu defeated ... Read more...

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Rahul works his charm but UP might be too tricky


January 21st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) He's addressed 85 rallies, trying to go beyond just rhetoric by introducing a weaver boy or invoking a success story like tech guru Sam ... Read more...

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Stosur breaks Australia’s heart (Roundup)


January 17th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Local favourite and sixth seed Samantha Stosur crashed out of the Australian Open after losing 6-7, 3-6 to Romanian Sorana Cirstea in the women's singles ... Read more...

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India look for extra London Olympics TT berth


January 9th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India is looking for an extra table tennis berth at the 2012 London Olympics, assuming one each in the men's and women's singles ... Read more...

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Varma, Pawar lose in Korea Open Superseries qualifier


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Sourabh Varma, Anand Pawar and P.V. Sindhu lost Tuesday in the qualification round of the Korean Open Superseries badminton in Seoul.Varma, who broke ... Read more...

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Kangris and Kashmiris…one can’t be separated from the other (With Image)


December 30th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Khrew (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec 30 (IANS) For 40-year-old Bashir Ahmad Sheikh, it doesn't matter whether the art of weaving the traditional Kashmiri firepot, the kangri, was introduced here during ... Read more...

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Night temperatures likely to fall further in Kashmir


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 22 (IANS) The night temperatures are likely to fall further in the Kashmir Valley in the next seven days, making the weather cold and dry, an official said ... Read more...

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Rahul to evoke Nehru for reviving Congress in Uttar Pradesh


November 13th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, seen as the party's best bet for the upcoming polls in Uttar Pradesh, was all set to evoke the memory of ... Read more...

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Big B touched by media’s restraint (Movie Snippets)


November 9th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is touched by the electronic media's self-imposed restraint on the coverage of his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai's child birth."I am also most ... Read more...

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Gold futures all set to fall


September 26th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the record swift run that saw the price of gold jump to $1,921 at the beginning of September, the tide seems to have turned. The ... Read more...

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US Open: Bopanna-Qureshi storm into quarters; Sania-Vesnia crash out


September 5th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) The India-Pakistan pair of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq-Qureshi marched into the quarterfinals of the US Open with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Paul Hanley ... Read more...

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Vaghela predicts early polls in Gujarat


September 4th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Former union textile minister Shankersinh Vaghela, who assumed charge as chairman of the Congress' election campaign committee for the 2012 Gujarat assembly polls, Sunday predicted ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Somdev, Sania to spearhead India’s singles challenge (Lead)


June 19th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India's top tennis singles players Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza would look to make their presence felt even though the doubles are the country's ... Read more...

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Doubles best bet for India in French Open


May 22nd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 22 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza will once again shoulder India's hopes in the men's and women's singles in the French Open tennis which got off ... Read more...

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World Cup stakes: Rs.50,000 crore and counting


April 1st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) The underground betting syndicate is in a frenzy over the India-Sri Lanka cricket World Cup final here Saturday. Amind-boggling sum of Rs.50,000 crore (over $11 ... Read more...

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Eating ‘handful’ of walnuts best bet for healthy heart


March 28th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
March 28 (ANI): A new study has suggested that walnuts have a combination of more healthful antioxidants and higher quality antioxidants than any other nut.It positioned walnuts in the No. 1 slot ... Read more...

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‘Demolition man’ Alphons joins BJP (Lead)


March 24th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 (IANS) K.J. Alphons, an independent Kerala legislator and former bureaucrat who earned the 'demolition man' sobriquet during his tenure as the head of the Delhi ... Read more...

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‘Demolition man’ Alphons joins BJP


March 24th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 (IANS) K.J. Alphons, a Kerala legislator and former bureaucrat who earned the 'demolition man' sobriquet during his tenure as the head of the Delhi ... Read more...

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Copy parents blindly, it could help!


March 1st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Blindly copying your parents, no matter how stupid it may seem, could be the best bet for long-term survival. Seemingly mindless strategies, such as long-distance migration of ... Read more...

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