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Mary Kom has no favourites; anybody can play her on big screen


September 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is making a film on five-times world boxing Champion Mary Kom, who has no favourites when it comes to playing her on ... Read more...

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PM honours Mary Kom, Yogeshwar Dutt


September 8th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday presented special awards to Olympic medallists Mary Kom and Yogeshwar Dutt.Boxer Mary Kom and wrestler Dutt were given a ... Read more...

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President felicitates Olympic medal winners


August 18th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated India's Olympic medal winners at a felicitation ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Saturday, hoping for a 'medal spring' at the ... Read more...

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Mary Kom slams level of refereeing at London Olympics


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom Tuesday slammed the level of refereeing in the boxing competitions of the London Games.Mary Kom said the decision making ... Read more...

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I had a tough time in 51kg: Mary Kom


August 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Olympic bronze medal winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom admitted she was not comfortable fighting in the 51kg section in London and she will not hesitate ... Read more...

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Rs.40 lakh reward for Mary Kom


August 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC) Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs.40 lakh for Olympic bronze medal winner M.C. Mary Kom.NEC director Sherry Lalthangzo said: "As ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha hails Olympic medal winners


August 13th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday congratulated Olympic medal winners Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt and MC Mary Kom for bringing glory to the nation.While ... Read more...

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India’s medal winners at London Olympics


August 12th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) The following is the list of India's medal winners at the 2012 London Olympics:Medal Name Sport Event Date Silver Vijay Kumar Shooting Men's 25m rapid fire ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Britain’s Adams wins first women’s gold


August 10th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Nicola Adams became the first woman to win gold in Olympic boxing here Thursday, pummelling China's Ren Cancan in the final of the 51kg ... Read more...

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President congratulates Mary Kom


August 10th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday congratulated Mary Kom on winning the bronze medal in women's boxing at 2012 London Olympics. "I am extremely delighted to ... Read more...

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Olympic bronze not the end of my road: Mary Kom (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom said Wednesday that the Olympic bronze medal won't be the end of road for her and she would continue with her ... Read more...

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Satisfied with my effort: Mary Kom


August 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, who settled for an Olympic bronze Wednesday after losing her semifinal bout to local favourite Nicola Adams, said she was satisfied with her ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom settles for bronze


August 8th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom lost her semi-final bout to Nicola Adams of Great Britain 6-11 and settled for the bronze medal in the 51kg category of ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha congratulates Olympics medal winners


August 8th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday congratulated the Indian sportspersons who have won medals at the London Olympics.Speaker Meira Kumar said the house congratulates the medal ... Read more...

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Glad to see Olympics medal tally increasing: Big B


August 7th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has hailed Indian woman boxer Mary Kom's Olympics win and says he is glad to see India's medal tally increasing over the ... Read more...

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Will give my best for a bigger medal, says Mary Kom


August 6th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Star boxer M.C. Mary Kom was jubilant after ensuring fourth medal for India from the London Olympic Games and said she wants to keep up the ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom in semis, ensures medal for India (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensured another medal for India from the 2012 London Olympics with a convincing 15-6 victory over Tunisian Maroua Rahali in the quarter-finals ... Read more...

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Indians will be proud of Mary Kom, says husband


August 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom's husband Onler Kom said Monday that the pugilist made the country proud after assuring the country its fourth Olympic medal ... Read more...

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Mary Kom, Vijender a win away from medal (Overall India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxers M.C. Mary Kom and Vijender Singh will be in action Monday with a win in their respective quarterfinal bouts assuring them of at least ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom keeps alive India’s medal hopes, hockey team crushed (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom kept alive the medal hopes for her country as women's boxing made its Olympic debut while the men's hockey team was ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom punches her way into quarters (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, India's medal hope in Olympic women's boxing, put on a valiant display as she downed a bigger Polish opponent Karolina Michalczuk to enter ... Read more...

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Critics want me to keep proving myself: Mary Kom


July 28th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) India's five-time women's boxing world champion M.C. Mary Kom says there are a lot of critics who feel that she will not to do well in ... Read more...

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Focus is on maintaining my form: Mary Kom


July 21st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) India's five-time world champion female boxer M.C. Mary Kom said that she is fully prepared to take on the best pugilists at the London Olympic Games, ... Read more...

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Emami makes Gambhir, Vijender its brand ambassadors


June 4th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) India's leading and diversified FMCG company Emami Ltd. has roped in five sports celebrities including famed Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir and Olympic medallist boxer Vijender ... Read more...

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Mary Kom qualifies for London Olympics


May 18th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Qinhuangdao (China), May 18 (IANS) India's star boxer M.C. Mary Kom (51 kg) has qualified for the London Olympics after her conqueror in the World Championships, Nicola Adams, won her ... Read more...

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Mary Kom moves closer to Olympic berth


May 15th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Qinhuangdao (China), May 15 (IANS) India's boxer M.C. Mary Kom (51kg) moved a step closer to booking a berth in the London Olympics by beating Norway's Marielle Hansen 18-6 in ... Read more...

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Mary Kom lauds AIBA for leaving shorts-skirts choice to boxers


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Five-time world champion M.C. Mary Kom Friday lauded the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) for leaving to women boxers the choice of fighting in shorts ... Read more...

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Mary Kom breaks down on seeing son after surgery (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) She has time and again shown how tough she is -- both physically and mentally -- but boxing champion MC Mary Kom could not hold back ... Read more...

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Mary Kom wins gold at ASBC Asian Cup


May 9th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India's MC Mary Kom defeated Asian champion Kim Myong Sim 4-3 to win the gold in the 48 kg category at the ASBC Women's Boxing ... Read more...

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Asian Games boxing: Krishan wins gold, Dinesh silver (Lead)


November 25th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 25 (IANS) On a mixed day for India, Vikas Krishan won the gold in the men's 60 kg boxing but compatriot Dinesh Kumar settled for silver after losing his bout ... Read more...

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Asian Games boxing: Mary Kom goes down in semis for bronze (Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) India's gold medal hope MC Mary Kom lost to Ren Cancan of China 7-11 in the semifinals and settled for a women's boxing bronze at the Asian Games ... Read more...

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Asian Games boxing: Kavita settles for a bronze


November 24th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) India's Kavita Goyat settled for a bronze after losing her semi-final bout to Jinzi Li of China in the women's boxing at the Asian Games here Wednesday.Goyat lost ... Read more...

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Asian Games boxing: Mary Kom, Kavita in semis (Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) India's four-time world champion Mary Kom and Kavita Goyat moved into the semifinals of the women's boxing competitions of the Asian Games here Monday.Mary Kom crushed Ping Meng ... Read more...

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Asian Games boxing: Mary Kom punches her way into semi-final


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) India's four-time world champion Mary Kom crushed Meng Chieh Ping of Chinese Taipei 16-2 to move into the semi-final of 48-51 kg women's boxing in the Asian Games ... Read more...

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Statue of Tutankhamun’s grandfather found


October 4th, 2010 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian archaeologists have found a 3,000-year-old statue of Amenhotep III, believed to be the grandfather of famous boy pharaoh Tutankhamun."The find is fantastic... because of the details ... Read more...

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