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Sindhu knocks out London gold winner out of China Masters (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou, Sep 14 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu played the match of her life to knock London Olympics gold winner Li Xuerui out of the China Masters Superseries badminton event here ... Read more...

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My aim is to reach top 15: Kashyap


August 29th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap, the first Indian shuttler to reach the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games, now aims to break into top-15 of world badminton.Kashyap, who ... 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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Olympics: Triple jumpers fail, Saina gets rousing reception (India Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) It was a luckless day for India at the Olympics with its two triple jumpers on show crashing out of the track and field competition here ... Read more...

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When Saina wanted to quit badminton


August 7th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Disheartened by a streak of losses last year, Saina Nehwal wanted to stop playing badminton, revealed Pullela Gopichand, the London Olympics bronze medallist's coach. "Saina came ... 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 would have won anyway: Gopichand


August 4th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Minutes after Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal was awarded the women's singles bronze medal play-off against Xin Wang of China Saturday, mentor and coach Pullela Gopichand said ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina creates history; Kasyhap’s dream run ends (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Saina Nehwal scripted history as she became the first Indian to reach the semi-finals of Olympic badminton while compatriot Parupalli Kashyap went down in an impressive ... Read more...

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Olympics badminton: Saina first Indian to reach semis (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal scripted history Thursday as she became the first Indian to reach the semifinals of the Olympics badminton event.The World No.5 defeated Danish ... Read more...

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Olympics: BWF rejects India’s appeal, Jwala-Ashwini out (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) It was finally the end of the road for India's top women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa in the 2012 London Olympics after ... 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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India’s badminton coach Gopichand accuses Japan of ‘wanting to lose’


August 1st, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's badminton coach Pullela Gopi Chand Wednesday accused Japanese pair of Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa of "wanting to lose" at a Olympic Games group match ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap enters quarters, creates history (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap created history by becoming the first Indian male player to enter the singles quarter-finals at Olympics, defeating Sri Lankan Niluka Karunaratne in three ... Read more...

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Saina-led team arrives in Delhi enroute to London


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The five-member Indian badminton team led by Saina Nehwal arrived here Monday evening enroute to London for the Olympics beginning Friday.The contingent comprising Saina, Ashwini ... Read more...

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I want to be World No.1 shuttler, says Hyderabadi Sindhu (Interview)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) After Saina Nehwal, another Indian girl is creating ripples in the badminton circuit.Pusarla Venkata Sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian to win the girls' ... 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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We should be back with a medal: Gopichand (Interview)


July 10th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) India's chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is optimistic that the country's shuttlers will return home with at least one medal from the London Olympics. The five-member ... Read more...

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Excited to be Olympics-bound: Ashwini Ponnappa


July 9th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) Badminton ace Ashwini Ponnappa, who will be among five shuttlers carrying India's medal hopes at the London Olympics, is excited to be playing her first Olympics."I ... Read more...

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Jwala, Ashwini can do wonders: Syed Arif (Interview) (With Image)


July 8th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa have the ability to topple the top shuttlers in the world, feels their coach Syed Mohammed Arif.The former national chief coach, ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal gave up karate to embrace badminton


July 6th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Badminton ace Saina Nehwal, who is confident of winning the gold in the London Olympics, was initially into karate before she took up the shuttlecock ... Read more...

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Chinese will be tough to beat at Olympics: Saina Nehwal (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) India's top badminton star Saina Nehwal says it will be tough to beat the Chinese at the London Olympics despite her recent successes against them.Saina defeated ... Read more...

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Indonesia Open: Saina, Kashyap storm into semis (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal edged out Chinese Shixian Wang after a marathon match to enter the women's singles semifinals at the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton ... Read more...

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Kashyap smashes his way into Indonesia Open semis (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap came up with another stellar performance in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event as he beat higher-ranked Dane, Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, to ... Read more...

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Indonesia Open: Kashyap stuns World No.3, Saina wins too (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap entered his maiden quarterfinals in a Super Series Premier event stunning top seed Chen Long of China in the Indonesia Open badminton tournament ... Read more...

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Indonesia Open: Kashyap stuns World No.3, Saina wins too


June 14th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap entered his maiden Super Series quarter-finals stunning top seed Chen Long of China in the Indonesia Open badminton tournament here Thursday. His compatriot ... Read more...

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Not going to London to make up numbers: Kashyap


April 28th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap Saturday said he was going to the London Olympics to win and his intention was not just to make up numbers.Kashyap ... 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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Getting the hang of Chinese at the right time: Saina Nehwal (Interview)


March 25th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Saina Nehwal could not have won the Swiss Open title at a more appropriate juncture in her career. The Indian badminton champion badly and quickly ... Read more...

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It’s my happiest moment: Badminton coach Arif (With Images)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Sidelined in the cricket team during his college days, he decided to opt for a game in which he could personally excel. That is how ... Read more...

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‘Bodyguard’ perfect family entertainer (Telugu Movie Review)


January 15th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bodyguard"; Cast: Venkatesh, Thrisha, Kota Sreenivasa Rao, Prakash Raj, Saloni, Subbaraju and Ali; Writer-Director: Gopichand Mallineni; Producer: Bellamkonda Suresh; Camera: Sam K. Naidu; Rating: ***After being successfully made in Malayalam, ... Read more...

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Saina has time to be at her best before Olympics: Gopichand


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Former All England Champion and current India coach Pullela Gopichand says Saina Nehwal's recent slump in form would only help her to get better ahead ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama, sports, Delhi on book cart (IANS Books This Week)


December 1st, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Settle in with a book from the colourful shelf this weekend.1. "Upwardly Mobile"; Written by Ranjini Manian; Published by Penguin India; Priced at Rs.250The book ... Read more...

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‘Mogudu’ an average tale of emotional bonding (Telugu Film Review)


November 5th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mogudu"; Producer: Nallamarapu Bujji; Direction-Screenplay: Krishna Vamshi; Music: Babu Shankar; Cast: Gopichand, Taapsee Pannu, Shraddha Das, Rajendra Prasad, Roja, Ahuthi Prasad, Naresh, Harsha Vardhan and others; Camera: Srikanth; Rating: ... Read more...

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Rajasthan doctor booked for female foeticide


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kota (Rajasthan), Nov 1 (IANS) A case has been registered against a doctor of a private nursing home in Rajasthan on charges of infanticide and foeticide and administrating units of ... Read more...

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‘Bhadra’, an engaging film (IANS Kannada Film Review)


August 14th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Bhadra"; Producer: N.Kumar; Direction: Mahesh Rao; Music: Sri Guru; Cast: Prajwal Devaraj, Daisy Shah, Sharan, Sampath, Bullet Prakash, M.N.Lakshmi Devi, Sathyajit, Girish and others; Rating: Three stars.Prajwal Devaraj's films ... Read more...

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