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Goyat snaps 800m National record


July 15th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 15 (IANS) Mandeep Goyat of Maharashtra won the boys' 800 metres run in a National and meet record time of one minute, 52.66 seconds as the curtains came ... Read more...

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Field trials of upgraded Bofors gun in January 2013


March 20th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) An upgraded version of the 155mm Bofors gun, the Indian Army's most potent artillery weapon, will be ready for field trials in January 2013, a top ... Read more...

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Hazare supporters stage march in Delhi


August 21st, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The lawns near the historical India Gate were Sunday packed with hundreds of protesters who later marched to the Ramlila Ground to support social activist ... Read more...

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Holidays? Not for students who would rather intern


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Once a time for relaxing after exams, summer vacations are increasingly about work for many college students who put their holidays to productive use by ... Read more...

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CWG schedule: Day Seven


October 9th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Following is the schedule of the Commonwealth Games events for Sunday. Total thirty-eight Medals are on stake Sunday including Aquatics Diving (5), Archery (2), Athletics (4), ... Read more...

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Athletics federation announces 92-member squad for CWG


August 31st, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Tuesday announced a 92-member squad for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. The Indian athletes will compete in 45 of the 46 events ... Read more...

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Indian women cricketers need to play more matches: Mithali


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 23 (IANS) Former India captain and Arjuna awardee Mithali Raj has said the growth of women's cricket in India has been quite slow in the absence of opportunities to play ... Read more...

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Jhulan to lead India in first two ODIs against England


February 15th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Jhulan Goswami will lead the Indian women's cricket team in the first two One-Day Internationals (ODI) against England. Off-spinner Nooshin Al Khadeer, a former world No.1, has been recalled ... Read more...

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Police, army in stand-off over rioting at Indore college


September 10th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 10 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Police and the army authorities here are locked in a row over the ransacking of a medical college hostel, allegedly by armymen. Army officers, studying in ... Read more...

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France to hold cultural festival in Agra


June 13th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 13 (IANS) More than a year after French President Nicolas Sarkozy visited the Taj Mahal, a French delegation was in the city to finalise details for holding a festival here, ... Read more...

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After IPL, ‘phataphat cricket’ catches on in Agra (Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, May 25 (IANS) The Indian Premier League craze has transformed the city of the Taj Mahal and other smaller towns in this region into nurseries of 'phataphat cricket' (Twenty20), ... Read more...

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After IPL, ‘phataphat cricket’ catches on in Agra


May 25th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, May 25 (IANS) The Indian Premier League craze has transformed the city of the Taj Mahal and other smaller towns in this region into nurseries of 'phataphat cricket' (Twenty20), ... Read more...

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Conservation work underway at Taj Mahal


February 22nd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Agra, Feb 22 (ANI): The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has embarked on a conservation plan to restore the beauty of Taj Mahal. Cracks had become visible on the walls of ... Read more...

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ASI abandons plan to close Taj grave chamber to public


January 2nd, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 2 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has shelved plans to tighten security at the Taj Mahal by closing entry to the upper chamber of the cenotaph that houses ... Read more...

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ASI seeks police help against encroachers in Agra


July 24th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 24 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has sought police help to drive away encroachers who have become a threat to the survival of many a historical monument in ... Read more...

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Two Agra girls in list of probables for England tour


July 9th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 9 (IANS) Two women of Agra, Hemlata Kala and Priti Dimri, have been included in the list of probables for the Indian women cricket team's upcoming England tour. They have ... Read more...

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Indian eve cricketers to train at Australia’s Centre for Excellence


July 8th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Two women cricketers Pallavi Bharadwaj of Madhya Pradesh and Trushkamini of Tamil Nadu have been selected to train at Cricket Australia's (CA) Centre for Excellence in Adelaide from ... Read more...

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Indian team for Asian Junior Athletics meet


June 9th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) A 35-member Indian team will leave for Jakarta late Monday night to take part in the Asian Junior Athletics Championships. The tournament starts Thursday and will conclude Sunday. ... Read more...

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Heat takes toll on tourism in Agra


May 2nd, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
Agra, May 2 (IANS) With the temperature here hovering around 45 degrees Celsius, the heat has been taking a toll on the tourists visiting the Taj Mahal and other historical monuments - ... Read more...

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Lesser-known Agra monuments cry for attention


April 18th, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, April 18 (IANS) Heritage protection in Agra is "Taj centric", ignoring in the process dozens of lesser-known protected monuments that are in a shambles, say conservationists as World Heritage ... Read more...

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ASI asks army to stop construction near Taj Mahal


April 2nd, 2008 - 11:57 pm ICT by admin
Agra, April 2 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Wednesday issued notice to Indian Army authorities, asking them to stop construction work in a green patch of land between the Taj ... Read more...

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Now foreigners too will pay in rupees for Taj visit


March 18th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
Agra, March 18 (IANS) Foreigners visiting the Taj Mahal here Tuesday on will have to pay the entry fee in rupees and dollars will no longer be accepted, officials said. But each ... Read more...

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