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Minor girl, two others killed in Delhi accidents


August 10th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A two-year-old girl and two others were killed and one person injured in three road accidents in the capital, police said Thursday.Deepika, 2, died when ... Read more...

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Deepika Kumari still wondering what hit her in London


August 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Teenage archer Deepika Kumari, still struggling to come to terms with her first round loss at the London Olympics, says she cracked under pressure of ... Read more...

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Archery secretary-general wants to quit, blames failure on ‘media hype’


August 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) In a fall-out of the disastrous performance of the Indian archers in the London Olympics, Archery Association of India (AAI) general secretary Paresh Nath Mukherje has ... Read more...

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Olympics archery: No excuse to offer, say coaches


August 5th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India's archery coaches Limba Ram and Ravi Shankar have no excuse to offer for their team's disastrous show at the London Olympics."There are no excuses at ... Read more...

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Archers over awed by Olympic stage, says coach


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A distraught women's archery coach Purnima Mahato says the only reason for India's disastrous performance at the London Olympics she could think of is perhaps their ... 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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Olympics: Kashyap first Indian male shuttler in quarterfinals (India Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap scripted history by becoming the first Indian male shuttler to enter the singles quarterfinals at Olympics, but fancied archer Deepika Kumari suffered an opening ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Deepika’s loss completes dismal India show (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's disastrous campaign in the London Olympics archery competitions came to an unceremonious end with world No.1 Deepika Kumari suffering a shock defeat in the opening ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Bombayala bows out of individual event


July 30th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian archer Laishram Bombayala Devi lost her round-of-32 match against Mexico's Aida Roman 2-6 to bow out of the London Olympics here Monday.Though Bombayala edged out ... Read more...

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Olympics: Deepika’s show only silver lining for Indian archery (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) India's ace archer Deepika Kumari was eighth overall with 662 points to lead the women's team to the ninth (1,938 points) place after the male archers ... 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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Indian archers adjusting well to London weather


July 24th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Indian archers are adjusting well to the unpredictable London weather and look in top shape ahead of the Olympic competition beginning at the iconic Lord's cricket ... Read more...

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Indian flag hoisted at Olympic Village


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) At an elegant and colourful ceremony Sunday, the Indian contingent was formally welcomed and ushered into the London Olympics' Games Village here.Games Village Mayor Charles Allan ... Read more...

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Archers, badminton players exude confidence at send-off


July 15th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) With most of India's largest Olympic contingent of 81 having already left for London in batches, only six archers and two badminton players attended 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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Being world No.1 is added pressure for Olympics: Deepika


July 14th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Though highly hopeful of winning an Olympic medal, world number one archer Deepika Kumari Saturday said being at the top of the rankings does not guarantee ... Read more...

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86 designers to showcase at LFW Winter fest


July 11th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) In its 13th year, Lakme Fashion Week has lined up 86 designers, including veterans Pallavi Jaikishan and Ritu Beri, from across the country.From big names such ... Read more...

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Rain, storm lashes Delhi ahead of monsoon’s formal arrival (Second Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhi residents finally heaved a sigh of relief Friday as pre-monsoon showers lashed several parts of the capital and brought down the mercury. The weather ... Read more...

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Deepika happy to be World No.1, but focus is on London


June 21st, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Indian top archer Deepika Kumari has taken her elevation to the World No.1 ranking as a routine happening, saying her focus now is on a ... Read more...

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Discovery to air Indian Army Women’s Everest Expedition (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Discovery Channel will air a programme on the Indian Army's women scaling Mount Everest.This is the first time an army women's contingent has scaled ... Read more...

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Discovery to cover Indian Army women’s Everest bid


May 26th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Discovery Channel is set to produce a programme on the Indian Army's women's expedition to Mount Everest this summer.This is the first time an army ... Read more...

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Now another vop leaves Uttar Pradesh Police red-faced


May 21st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police Sunday ordered a probe into the alleged mishandling of a body by a police inspector here.The matter pertains to JP Nagar where a ... Read more...

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I don’t want to return empty-handed from London: Deepika Kumari


May 9th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) After her first World Cup individual recurve gold medal, female archer Deepika Kumari is now focusing more on shooting ahead of the London Olympics next month."I ... Read more...

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Archer Deepika Kumari wins first World Cup title


May 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) India's Deepika Kumari won her first World Cup individual recurve gold medal Saturday in Antalya, Turkey, beating South Korea's Lee Sung Jin by six set points ... Read more...

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World Cup archery: Indian recurve team in final


May 4th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) The Indian men's recurve team of Rahul Banerjee, Jayanta Talukdar and Tarundeep Rai sailed into the final of the team event of the World Cup archery ... Read more...

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Outstanding Taylor fires Windies to second straight win


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 3 (IANS/CMC) Captain Stafanie Taylor's excellent all-round performance inspired the West Indies women's team to a seven-run win over Sri Lanka in the second game of their five-match ... Read more...

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Daley’s all-round effort lifts Windies to series win


April 30th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucas Street (Barbados), April 30 (IANS/CMC) Shanel Daley's spirited all-round performance fired the West Indies women's cricket team to a 45-run victory over Sri Lanka, under the Duckworth/Lewis (D/L) method, in ... Read more...

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Easy win for Bhagyashree in All India Open chess


April 28th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, April 28 (IANS) Woman International Master and former national women's champion Bhagyashree Thipsay (Elo 2166) of Maharashtra began her campaign on a sound note with an efficient win over ... Read more...

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Indian eves win bronze in Auckland hockey tourney


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Pakuranga (Auckland), April 22 (IANS) India beat the US 1-0 to claim the bronze medal in the second-leg of the Four Nation Women's Hockey Tournament at the Llyod Elsmore Hockey ... Read more...

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Indian women’s hockey team held 1-1 by US


April 13th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, April 13 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team was held ro a 1-1 draw by the US in the Four Nation Hockey Tournament at the Harbour Hockey Stadium here ... Read more...

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Women archers look for Olympic medal, men a berth


April 9th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Indian women archers may have a legitimate grouse if they feel they are not getting enough hype and hoopla ahead of the London Olympics. For, ... Read more...

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Lucknow road rage: driver arrested


March 24th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) Twenty four hours after an inebriated driver ran over a young man in posh Gomtinagar, the man was finally arrested late Friday, police said.Arjun, 24, was ... Read more...

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Maharashtra awards state kabaddi players for World Cup win


March 7th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In a gesture aimed at encouraging sports other than cricket, Maharashtra government Wednesday awarded Rs.10 million to each of the three players from the state who ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: India beat Poland 3-0


February 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian women hockey team's unbeaten run in the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers continued with a 3-0 win over Poland in their third match of ... Read more...

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Indian women beat Canada 4-1 in Olympic hockey qualifiers (Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team churned out a much improved performance Sunday to beat Canada 4-1 in their second match of the 2012 London Olympics ... Read more...

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