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Indian U-18 team named for Asian women’s basketball meet


September 21st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) Friday announced the Indian team for the upcoming Asia U-18 Championship for Women to be held in Johor Bahru, ... Read more...

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We are not here to make up the numbers: Weightlifting coach


July 19th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Indian weightlifting coach Devi Dutt Sharma Thursday said his two-member team can spring a surprise at the London Olympics beginning here next week."I will not like ... Read more...

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Foreign exposure pushes independent films in India (Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) If yours is a low- or medium-budget, independent movie project and it has travelled to prestigious international film jamborees, chances are ripe for a good ... Read more...

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China can’t reach Beijing gold haul in London, says official


April 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China will not be able to repeat their Beijing Olympics performance of topping the gold medal tally when they compete at the London Olympic Games, a ... Read more...

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Beijing gold haul difficult in London: Chinese official


April 18th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) China will not be able to repeat the glory of winning the most gold medals when they compete at the London Olympic Games this summer, a ... Read more...

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Six Chinese cricketers to train in England


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Six young and gifted cricketers from China will spend the summer here, working with British coaches to learn the tricks of the trade and to inspire ... Read more...

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CBI facing shortfall of officers: Director


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), March 23 (IANS) India's premier investigation agency Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is facing a shortfall of officers, the agency's director revealed at a function in the ... Read more...

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Olympics Preparation: Rs.3.57 crore spent on boxers, Rs.4.73 crore on weightlifters (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The union sports ministry has so far spent Rs.3.57 crore on the training and foreign exposure of boxers and Rs.4.73 crore on weightlifters under the ... Read more...

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Rs.3.57 crore spent on boxers’ Olympics preparations


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The union sports ministry has so far spent Rs.3.57 crore on the training and foreign exposure of boxers under Operation Excellence for London Olympics 2012 ... Read more...

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Masks, hand washing can smother flu spread


February 1st, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Masks and hand washing can practically slash the spread of flu-like symptoms, new reseach has demonstrated.The study found up to a 75 percent reduction in flu-like ... Read more...

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Pre-season test at Abu Dhabi: i1 Supercar series


December 16th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) The i1 Supercar Series, offering a prize-money of $2 million, will officially kick-off with a pre-season test Dec 20 at the Yas Marina Circuit in ... Read more...

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Rs.260 crore allocated for London Olympics: Maken


December 8th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The government has allocated a budget of approximately Rs.260 crore for the participation of Indian athletes in the 2012 London Olympics, Sports Minister Ajay Maken ... Read more...

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Tata, army among 24 teams for Darjeeling’s maiden motor rally


November 6th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Twenty-four national-level rally drivers will vie for the top spot in the first national motor sports event to be held in the hills of Eastern India, ... Read more...

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Metallica show cancellation ‘epic failure’, say upset fans


October 29th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 29 (IANS) First it was the cancellation of Bryan Adams concert in February and now Metallica's much-awaited gig here, and fans are really sore.The cancellation of Metallica's ... Read more...

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England takes on Hyderabad XI in warm-up match Saturday


October 7th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Ahead of the five-match One-day series against India, the England cricket team hopes to get some good practice when it takes on Hyderabad XI in the ... Read more...

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India coach hails his boys’ spirited show against UAE


July 28th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India football coach Armando Colaco Thursday hailed his boys who came from two goals down to hold a superior United Arab Emirates 2-2 in the ... Read more...

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Gopichand pins faith on new bunch of youngsters


April 28th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) National coach and former All England badminton champion Pullela Gopichand is not putting too much by the shocking first round exit of Saina Nehwal from ... Read more...

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Diplomacy is conduct of relations aimed at reconciliation: Vice President Ansari


March 11th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari today said that Diplomacy is the conduct of relations among political entities aimed at reconciliation and accommodation of viewpoints and interests.Delivering "Annual ... Read more...

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Time we focussed on preparation, not pressure: Dhoni (Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday chose to shift the focus from "pressure" of playing the World Cup at home to "process and preparation" of the team.At ... Read more...

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Catch Hrithik Roshan And Sean Penn Together Next Year!


December 9th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Bollywood superstar is getting his first ever biggest international exposure in early 2011. Hrithik is supposed to walk the red carpet along with Hollywood star Sean Penn at the International ... Read more...

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More practice may have brought gold, says gymnast Ashish


October 9th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) India's Ashish Kumar, who created history by winning India's first ever medal in gymnastics, said he could have won a gold if he had more time for ... Read more...

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Muralitharan included in Sri Lankan ODI squad


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 3 (ANI): Highest wicket taker in ODIs and Test cricket Muttiah Muralitharan has been included in the Sri Lanka squad for the limited-overs tour of Australia.The off-spinner, who retired from ... Read more...

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‘MCD schools sidelined in CWG celebrations’


October 1st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Students of schools run by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) have been ignored and left out of the Commonwealth Games celebrations, MCD education committee chairman Mahendra ... Read more...

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Pakistan relying on hockey, tennis for CWG glory


September 28th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 28 (ANI): Having no representation in track and field events following doping bans on its nine athletes last month, Pakistan has pinned all its hopes on field hockey, tennis and ... Read more...

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Indian student visa applications for Canada rising


September 26th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) At a time when countries like Britain and Australia are seeing an unprecedented rise in student visa applications from India, Canada is not concerned about this as it ... Read more...

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Swimmers ready to break CWG medal jinx


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari (Attn Editors: This is the 11th preview discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. This piece is on swimming)New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) They may ... Read more...

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Archers confident of rich medals haul in Games


September 10th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Having sparkled in top rated tourneys like World Cups, Indian archers are hoping to hit the bull's eye in their quest for a medals bounty ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey team ready for World Cup challenge


August 21st, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Aug 21 (IANS) Women's hockey team, which was recently rocked by allegations of sexual harassment, is now trying to re-group as both coach and captain are expecting good results ... Read more...

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Rahul, the Games volunteer? (Capital Buzz)


August 15th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) When allegations of corruption in the Commonwealth Games started heating up parliament, Congress MPs conjured up a quick-fix solution - Rahul Gandhi. But the Gandhi family ... Read more...

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Usha finds running easier than managing her academy


August 1st, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Sprinter-hurdler P.T.Usha has overcome many challenges in her illustrious career, but today she faces the biggest hurdle of her life -- running her dream project, ... Read more...

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After PCB, Pak Hockey Federation to play matches in Dubai


July 12th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jul 12 (ANI): The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided to stage their home series in Dubai following their cricket counterparts after international teams stopped visiting the country due to security ... Read more...

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Time to inject young blood in Pak cricket: Ijaz Ahmed


May 27th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 27 (ANI): Assistant Pakistan cricket coach Ijaz Ahmed has called for injecting young blood in the team rather than recalling older players, who have failed to impress despite given several ... Read more...

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Not retiring from Tests: Razzaq


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 22 (IANS) Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq Saturday dismissed speculation about his retirement from Test cricket, saying he wants to continue playing in the longer version of the game. "I have no ... Read more...

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No international cricket in Pak for time being: ICC


April 21st, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr.21 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has ruled out the return of international cricket in Pakistan in the near future, saying it would have to continue playing its 'home' series ... Read more...

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ICC denies giving evidence to PCB regarding Pak players’ involvement in match-fixing


April 16th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.16 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Haroon Lorgat has rubbished reports that the ICC had provided evidence regarding some Pakistani cricketer's involvement in match-fixing to the Pakistan ... Read more...

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