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Two get Khel Ratna, 25 Arjuna Award


August 19th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The sports ministry Sunday named Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and 25 others for the ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor wants to do sports-based movie


July 14th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) His body of work boasts of an impressive range of roles - from a romantic saga to a musical to a touching story of a ... Read more...

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‘SMS’ good time pass, worth the money! (Telugu Movie Review)


February 12th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "SMS"; Cast: Sudhir Babu, Regina, Vennela Kishor, Chanti, Priyanka, Hemanth and Rohini; Director: Satya Tatineni ; Producer: Vikram Raju; Composer: Selva Ganesh; Camera: Chitti Babu; Rating: ***"SMS" is a remake ... Read more...

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Mamata to turn Digha sea resort into Goa


January 13th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Digha (West Bengal), Jan 13 (IANS) In a bid to fulfil her election promise of converting this sea resort in East Midnapore district into an international tourist destination on ... Read more...

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US team banned from World Cup kabaddi


November 16th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) The US men kabaddi team has been banned from the ongoing World Cup in Punjab after the players refused to take doping tests, an official said ... Read more...

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World Cup kabaddi: India in semis


November 10th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Muktsar (Punjab), Nov 10 (IANS) India Thursday became the first team to reach the semifinal of the second edition of the 14-nation World Cup Kabaddi.India beat Canada 51-24 at Doda ... Read more...

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World Kabaddi cup begins in Punjab Nov 1


October 27th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh Oct 27 (IANS) The second edition of the World Kabaddi Cup will get under way in Punjab Nov 1, with teams from 12 countries besides hosts India participating, Deputy ... Read more...

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‘Pilla Zamindar’ is above average (Telugu Movie Review)


October 15th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Pilla Zamindar", Cast: Nani, Hari Priya, Indu Madhavi, Rao Ramesh, Nagineedu, Srini Avasarala, M.S. Narayana, Vennela Kishore; Screenplay-Director: Ashok G.; Producer: Master Bujji Babu; Dialogues: Chandrashekhar; Camera: Sai Sriram; Music: ... Read more...

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India win gold in South Asian Beach Games


October 10th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 10 (IANS) India won all six games in addition to grabbing a gold and a silver on the second day of the first South Asian Beach Games in ... Read more...

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Indian bags first gold in South Asian Beach Games


October 9th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 9 (IANS) India started its medal hunt in the inaugural South Asian Beach Games in Hambantota, claiming both the gold and silver medals in equestrian-tentpegging event.Nepal won the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra gives sportspersons 5 percent quota in jobs


October 4th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Barely a fortnight after the sorry economic plight of ace hockey player Yuvraj Walmiki came to light, the Maharashtra government Tuesday decided on a special five ... Read more...

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President confers Narang with Khel Ratna, Arjuna for 19 athletes


August 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Rifle shooter Gagan Narang was conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at a glittering function in the Ashoka ... Read more...

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Women’s teams to feature in kabaddi World Cup


July 17th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) Women's kabaddi teams from five countries will be seen in action during exhibition matches at the men's World Cup, which will be held in October-November, Punjab ... Read more...

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Twelve nations to vie for Rs.2 crore World Kabaddi Cup


June 19th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh June 19 (IANS) The second edition of the World Kabaddi Cup will be held at multiple venues across Punjab in October-November with teams from 12 countries fighting for the ... Read more...

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Honour killing: Constable murdered by lover’s father


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kapurthala (Punjab), Feb 22 (IANS) A 21-year-old constable was killed by the father of the woman he loved, in a case of honour killing in Punjab, police said Tuesday. The accused, Balwinder ... Read more...

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Haryana government felicitates Asian Games athletes


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 22 (IANS) The Haryana government Wednesday felicitated the Asian Games medal winners and participants from the state with cash prizes at a function here Wednesday.Haryana's six medal winners in Youth ... Read more...

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After CWG, Haryana to reward its Asian Games athletes


December 20th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) After doling out millions to sportspersons from the state for their performance at the Commonwealth Games (CWG), the Haryana government has now decided to felicitate the athletes and ... Read more...

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President felicitates Asian Games gold medal winners


December 4th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday felicitated the Asian Games gold medal winners at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan here Saturday.The president met the athletes in the Yellow ... Read more...

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Deepinder Hooda wants sports university in Haryana


November 30th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Buoyed by the success of Haryana's medal-winning sportspersons in the recent Asian Games and Commonwealth Games, parliamentarian Deepender Singh Hooda now wants the central government to sanction ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Names of Indian medal winners


November 27th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) Names of Indian medal winners in the Asian Games which concluded Saturday:Gold: Athletics: Sudha Singh: Women's 3000m Steeplechase Joseph Abraham: Men's 400m Hurdles Ashwini Akkunji: Women's ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Four golds take India’s tally to 14 (Roundup)


November 26th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 26 (IANS) Four golds in athletics, boxing and kabaddi came India's way on the penultimate day of the Asian Games Friday to take the country's tally to 14. With three ... Read more...

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Asian Games: 4X400m relay women’s team wins 13th gold for India


November 26th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Nov.26 (ANI): India secured a 13th gold medal at the XVIth Asian Games being held here when the women's 4X400m relay team of Manjeet Kaur, Sini Jose, Ashwini Akkunji and ... Read more...

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Hurdlers Ashwini, Abraham; boxer Vikas Krishan win Asiad golds (Roundup)


November 25th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 25 (IANS) Hurdlers Ashwini Chidananda and Joseph Abraham and boxer Vikas Krishnan won a gold apiece, while a silver and three bronzes took India's tally to 53 after 13 days ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Ashwini Chidananda, Joseph Abraham win 400m hurdles golds (Evening Lead)


November 25th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 25 (IANS) India's Ashwini Chidananda and Joseph Abraham won a gold apiece in the women's and men's 400 metres hurdles, while three bronzes boosted the country's Asian Games tally to ... Read more...

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India’s Asiad tally at 46, five boxers in gold hunt (Roundup)


November 24th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) Five Indian boxers were eyeing golds while four settled for the bronze at the Asian Games here Wednesday on a day of heartbreak when woman World champion pugilist ... Read more...

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Boxer Mary Kom settles for bronze, India’s Asiad tally at 46 (Evening Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) World champion boxer MC Mary Kom had to settle for a bronze as did compatriot Kavita Goyat, while an archery silver and bronzes in men's boxing and ... Read more...

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Asian Games kabaddi: India sail through to semis


November 24th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) Gold medal favourites, India's men's and women's kabaddi teams stormed into the semifinals with dominating victories at the Asian Games here Wednesday. The men's team, which has ... Read more...

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Sportspersons appeal for peace, harmony in Maharashtra


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) As many as 30 sportspersons Wednesday asked the youth of Maharashtra to maintain peace and harmony during Ganesh immersion and on the delivery of the Babri Masjid-Ramjanambhoomi verdict ... Read more...

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Punjabi film to promote ‘kabaddi’


September 19th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) A Punjabi filmmaker is trying to revive the state's traditional sport `kabaddi' and attract more youngsters towards the game through his new film "Kabaddi Ikk Mohabbat". "Kabaddi originated in ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal conferred Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award


August 29th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.29 (ANI): Indian ace shuttler and World No.2 Saina Nehwal was conferred upon with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award here on Sunday for her sterling performance in Badminton this year. ... Read more...

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Ministry announces list of sports awards


August 5th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The sports ministry Thursday announced the final list of the annual sports awards, with Saina Nehwal getting the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna. Footballer Deepak Kumar Mondal, currently in ... Read more...

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P T Usha to head selection committee for National sports awards


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former star athlete P.T.Usha will head the selection committee for this year's Arjuna and Dhyanchand Awards, as also the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna. The government ... Read more...

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Govt. announces selection committees for national sports awards


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Government constituted the Selection Committee for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award, Dhyanchand Award for Lifetime Achievements in Sports and Games and the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan ... Read more...

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‘Bhimili Kabaddi Jattu’ To Hit The Screen Soon


June 18th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Nani and Saranya Mohan are playing the lead in "Bhimili Kabaddi Jattu' produced by SV Prasad and Paras Jain, introducing Tatineni Satya, as director, ... Read more...

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Pawar backs politicians’ role in sports organisations


May 13th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, who earlier headed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Thursday defended the presence of politicians in sports organisations. "People like me ... Read more...

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