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Sai Praneeth fails to qualify for China Masters


September 11th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou, Sep 11 (IANS) Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth Tuesday failed to qualify for the main draw of the men's singles in the China Masters Super Series Premier.Sai, World No.69, ... Read more...

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U.S. Open: Paes-Stepanek in third round


September 1st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Indo-Czech pair of Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek moved into the U.S. Open third round here at the Flushing Meadows.The fifth seeds defeated unseeded Brazilian ... Read more...

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Prayers, festivity in Pranab’s village


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mirati (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) A festive spirit prevailed in Pranab Mukherjee's ancestral village here Sunday, with many praising the local boy set to become India's next president.Mirati ... Read more...

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Top juniors for IGU golf


May 25th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) After a successful northern run of the Toyota-IGU Junior National Tour in Gurgaon, the southern edition of the tour will be held at the par-72 Karnataka ... Read more...

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Daredevils beat Kings XI to march into IPL play-offs (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Table toppers Delhi Daredevils became the first team to qualify for the play-off stages of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they beat Kings ... Read more...

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Daredevils pace attack has blossomed under Simmons: Morkel


May 5th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils fast bowler Morne Morkel said Saturday that their pace attack has blossomed under the guidance of coach Eric Simmons."Simmons is not just ... Read more...

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Kolkata Police throw a spanner in CAB’s giant screen plans


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal's (CAB) plans to install giant screens across the city during the top-draw May 5 Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter between Kolkata ... Read more...

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Giant screens across Kolkata for IPL’s top draw


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) With all tickets for Saturday's game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Pune Warriors India sold out, plans are afoot to install 12 giant screens across the ... Read more...

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Pune warriors set 183-run target for Royal Challengers


April 17th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 17 (IANS) Pune Warriors made 182 for six in 20 overs against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium ... Read more...

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Daredevils start IPL home run with big win over Super Kings (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils started their home run in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on a brilliant note with a comprehensive eight wicket win over defending ... Read more...

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Daredevils crush Knight Riders in Kolkata (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils crushed Kolkata Knight Riders by eight wickets, displaying a superb all-round show to open their Indian Premier League campaign in style in a ... Read more...

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Nervousness is good, says Pulkit Samrat


March 30th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Bollywood debutant Pulkit Samrat is nervous ahead of the release of his film "Bittoo Boss", and rightly so! He says nervousness helps in performing better ... Read more...

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India looking forward to Asia Cup: Gambhir


March 7th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) After a disastrous tour of Australia, India batsman Gautam Gambhir said the team was now looking forward to a better show in the Asia ... Read more...

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Hockey captain Pargat wins from Jalandhar


March 6th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, March 6 (IANS) Former India hockey captain and Olympian Pargat Singh won his maiden political fight winning the assembly elections on a Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) ticket from Jalandhar ... Read more...

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Kings XI sign youngsters Gurkeerat, Awana for IPL


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab have included local boy Gurkeerat Singh Mann, a hard-hitting middle order batsmen, and Delhi fast bowler Parvinder Awana in the squad for ... Read more...

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Diganth-Aindrita starrer ‘Parijatha’ must V-Day watch (Kannada Movie Review)


February 12th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Parijatha": Cast: Diganth, Aindrita Ray, Sharan, Mukyamanthri Chandru, Kadhal Dandapani and Padmaja Rao; Director: Prabhu Sreenivas; Composer: Mano Murthy; Camera: Srinivas Devasam; Rating: ***"Parijatha" starring Diganth and Aindrita, who share ... Read more...

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Sixth seed Selvaraj bows out of National Grass Court Tennis


February 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) Qualifier Yogesh Phogat upset sixth seeded Ajay Selvaraj while numero uno Saketh Myneni coasted to an easy win in the men's singles first round matches of ... Read more...

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Sukul in round two of national grasscourt tennis


February 6th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Fifth-seeded local boy Saurav Sakul marched into the second round with a straight set decimation of Maharashtra's Saurabh Patil in the inaugural match of the Indian ... Read more...

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I can prove myself again: Rathore


February 1st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Athens Games silver medallist shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, who won the double trap bronze in the nationals here Wednesday, said given a chance he would ... Read more...

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India loses Adelaide Test — another 0-4 whitewash (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 28 (IANS) India suffered another 0-4 whitewash in seven months, losing the fourth and final Test against Australia by a massive 298 runs at the Adelaide Oval ... Read more...

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Australia beat India by 298 runs in Adeliade Test


January 28th, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 28 (IANS) India were all out for 201 runs in the second innings as Australia won the fourth and the final Test by a massive 298 runs to ... Read more...

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Conditions in Adelaide will suit Indians better: Clarke


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted Monday that conditions at the Adelaide Oval will suit the Indians more than the hosts in the fourth and the final ... Read more...

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We have always put the team first: Clarke


January 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke said Friday that the philosophy of always putting the team first was key in the innings and 68 runs win over ... Read more...

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India crushed at SCG by an innings and 68 (Roundup)


January 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) India churned out their best batting display overseas in the last six months but could not prevent an embarrassing innings and 68 runs defeat by ... Read more...

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Boxing Day Test was like a dream come true: Pattinson


December 29th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Australia's young fast bowler James Pattinson Thursday said the Boxing Day Test against India was like a dream come true for him.Pattinson, who was adjudged ... Read more...

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‘Who are you?’ ICC official asks Ganguly at Eden Gardens


October 26th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Even in his worst nightmares, Sourav Ganguly would not have seen it coming. It was possibly for the first time in his long cricketing career that ... Read more...

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Captain Dhoni blazes India to challenging total (Lead)


October 25th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni led from the front with a blazing unconquered 75 off 69 balls as India recovered from a top order slump to ... Read more...

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Two killed, four wounded in Kashmir explosion


September 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Two people were killed and four injured when an explosive device went off during collection of scrap in north Kashmir's Kupwara district Tuesday afternoon.Police said a ... Read more...

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It was a fantastic turnaround, says Strauss


August 2nd, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Nottingham, Aug 1 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss was overwhelmed to see his team recover from 124 for eight in the first innings to beat India by a massive 319 ... Read more...

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England maul India by 319 runs, take 2-0 (Roundup)


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Nottingham, Aug 1 (IANS) All-round performance by Tim Bresnan on the fourth day helped England script an emphatic 319-run victory over India in the second cricket Test Monday and ... Read more...

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Local boy Nim Tshering Lepcha to lead United Sikkim


July 13th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, July 13 (IANS) Local boy Nim Tshering Lepcha will be leading Bhaichung Bhutia-owned United Sikkim Football Club in the 2011-12 season.The new-look squad started training Wednesday at the ... Read more...

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Six Kashmiris make it to civil services this year


May 12th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) An year after local boy Shah Faesal topped the coveted civil services examination, six candidates from Jammu and Kashmir have made it to the country's premier ... Read more...

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This Kotla track best I have played on: Kohli (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) After his team's three-wicket victory over Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League here Tuesday, local boy Virat Kohli said that it was the best Kotla ... Read more...

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This Kotla track best I have played on: Kohli


April 27th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) After his team's three-wicket victory over Delhi Daredevils Tuesday, local boy Virat Kohli said that it was the best Kotla track he ever played on.Kohli, who ... Read more...

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Gilchrist expects good show from Kings XI against Super Kings


April 12th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 12 (IANS) After suffering a defeat in their opening Indian Premier League (IPL) match, Kings XI Punjab are looking forward to put up a good show against Mahendra ... Read more...

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