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Haryana Police to give Rs. 51 lakh to Yogeshwar Dutt


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) Haryana Police will give a cash reward of Rs.51 lakh to wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt who recently won a bronze medal at the London Olympics in ... 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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Thousands throng Mathura for Janmashtami


August 10th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 10 (IANS) Thousands poured into Mathura Friday to celebrate Janmashtami in the land of Lord Krishna.After several years, Janmashtami fell on a rain drenched day, with ... Read more...

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Captive sailor’s family pleads with government


August 9th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 9 (IANS) The parents of 22-year-old sailor Aman Kumar, held captive by Somali pirates for the last 20 months, made a plea to the government Thursday to ensure ... Read more...

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CAS rejects India’s appeal on Vikas Krishan


August 6th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Monday rejected India's appeal, filed after boxer Vikas Krishan was controversially eliminated from the London Olympics.Vikas was declared the ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: India’s Manoj Kumar knocked out


August 5th, 2012 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxer Manoj Kumar was knocked out of the 2012 London Olympics after he lost his 64kg pre-quarterfinal bout to Great Britain's Tom Stalker at the ... Read more...

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Superb Saina wins India’s third medal at London Olympics (India Round-up)


August 4th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Saina Nehwal etched her name in India's sporting history winning the country's maiden medal from badminton and becoming the second Indian woman to stand on the ... Read more...

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Olympics: India to protest AIBA’s decision on Vikas


August 4th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian contingent at the London Olympics will protest the decision of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) to overturn the result of the men's 69-kg bout ... Read more...

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Vikas Krishan loses a bout he won five hours earlier (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Five hours after Indian boxer Vikas Krishan was declared winner in his 69 kg pre-quarterfinal bout in the Olympic Games, the sport's governing body has overturned ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Vikas Krishan enters 69 kg quarterfinal


August 4th, 2012 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's Vikas Krishan kept alive hopes for an Olympic medal in boxing as he won the pre-quarterfinal bout to enter the last eight of the men's ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Friday


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the Olympic Games Friday.Athletics Men's shot put: Om Prakash Karhana Women's discus throw: Seema Antil and Krishna Poonia Women's ... Read more...

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Tricky draw for Indian boxers, Vikas gets a bye


July 28th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) India's star boxer Vijender Singh, a bronze medallist in the Beijing Games, will start his 2012 Olympic campaign against Kazakhstan's Danabek Suzhanov in the first round ... Read more...

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Indian boxers excelling but lot more required: Chief coach Sandhu


July 20th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A record eight boxers qualifying for the London Olympics is a clear indicator of the phenomenal growth of the sport in India, with the pugilists ... Read more...

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1980 Olympics: India win gold as top teams stay out


July 17th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
After a tumultuous period following the hockey debacle at the 1976 Montreal Olympics, India fielded a relatively young but talented side for the Moscow Games where barring skipper Vasudevan Baskaran and ... Read more...

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Boxers reaching London early to get acclimatised and train


July 12th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indian boxing contingent for the Olympics is leaving for London in the early hours Friday to get acclimatised and train for the big event, ... Read more...

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Rohtak medical student falls from hostel roof, dies


July 6th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), July 6 (IANS) A final year medical (MBBS) student died after falling from the roof of his hostel at the Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma (BDS) University of Health ... Read more...

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SC rejects plea against Chandrababu Naidu (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking initiation of proceedings against Telugu Desam Party supremo N. Chandrababu Naidu for recanting on his promise ... Read more...

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Man held for Rs.35,000 theft at Delhi airport


June 17th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) A man was arrested for stealing Rs.35,000 from the bag of a fellow passenger at the Indira Gandhi International airport here, police said Sunday.Krishan Mohan ... Read more...

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At 100, ex-army man gifts hospital to Rajasthan village (Feature)


May 15th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dudavas (Rajasthan), May 15 (IANS) For Rao Kabool Singh, a World War Two veteran who turned 100 this weekend, it has been a life of service with the army man ... Read more...

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Ex-soldier turns 100, gifts hospital to village


May 13th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dudawas (Rajasthan), May 13 (IANS) Rao Kabool Singh, a World War-II veteran from Rajasthan who has turned 100, Sunday gifted a 15-bedded hospital to this remote village in Jaipur district.Kabool ... Read more...

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Shiva youngest Indian boxer to qualify for Olympics


April 11th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 11 (IANS) Teenage boxer Shiva Thapa qualified for the 2012 Olympics by entering the final of the 56 kg category at the Asian Olympic qualifying event here ... Read more...

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Indians boxers asked to switch to aggressive mode


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu has asked his wards to be aggressive in the Asian Olympic qualifiers to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan, from ... Read more...

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Indian boxer Shiva wins silver in Czech Grand Prix


March 25th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Boxer Shiva Thapa was Sunday out-pointed in the final of his 56kg bout as India finished the 43rd Boxing Grand Prix at Ústi nad Labem, ... Read more...

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Shiva Thapa enters final at Czech boxing meet


March 24th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Shiva Thapa advanced into the final of the 56 kg category at the Boxing Grand Prix in Ústi nad Labem, Czech Republic while Vikas Krishan ... 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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AIIMS paper leak accused sent to jail till Feb 14


January 31st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday extended till Feb 14 the judicial custody of seven people allegedly involved in a bid to leak the post-graduate entrance exam ... Read more...

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Himachal apple yield looks ruddy again


January 25th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 25 (IANS) Bountiful snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, the country's prominent apple basket, has brought cheer to growers after a season of dismal production. Good snow at this ... Read more...

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Writer to move court against ‘Satanic Verses’ ban


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Editor and writer Nilanjana Roy plans to move court against the ban on Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses", said a source in the committee that petitioned ... Read more...

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Writers seek revoking ban on ‘The Satanic Verses’


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) A group of independent writers and artists Sunday presented a petition supporting the right of all artists and writers to freedom of expression and revoking of ... Read more...

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AIIMS paper leak accused sent to judicial custody


January 17th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday sent to judicial custody till Jan 31 seven people allegedly involved in a bid to leak the post-graduate entrance exam ... Read more...

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AIIMS paper leak accused sent to police custody


January 10th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday sent to seven days' police custody the five accused involved in a bid to leak the post-graduate entrance exam paper of ... Read more...

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High-tech mobiles used in AIIMS paper leak


January 9th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) High-end mobile phones with powerful camera and bluetooth devices were the tools used by three young men to scan the AIIMS post graduate entrance exam ... Read more...

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AIIMS exam racket busted, five arrested (Second Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) An elaborate plan to leak the question paper for the post-graduate entrance test to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was busted with ... Read more...

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AIIMS exam racket busted, five arrested (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) An elaborate plan to leak the question paper for the post-graduate entrance test to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was busted with ... Read more...

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