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Sindhu knocks out London gold winner out of China Masters (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou, Sep 14 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu played the match of her life to knock London Olympics gold winner Li Xuerui out of the China Masters Superseries badminton event here ... Read more...

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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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Autorickshaw driver’s son wins ‘DID Li’l Masters 2′


August 13th, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Faisal Khan, whose father earns his living by driving an autorickshaw here, Sunday won the "DID Li'l Masters Season 2".The 13-year-old won the Master Blaster ... Read more...

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Mehta starts on a winning note in Shanghai Masters


July 24th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) India's ace cueist Aditya Mehta Tuesday started on a winning note in the Shanghai Masters qualifiers being played at World Snooker Academy in Sheffield.Defeating Paul Davison ... Read more...

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Nadal named flag bearer for Spain’s Olympic team


June 21st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 21 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal was named the flag bearer for his country at the London Olympic Games which begin July 27.Nadal, who won the ... Read more...

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Mithun recalls days of struggle


June 13th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Mithun Chakraborty, who plays the role of grandmaster on dance reality show "Dance India Dance Little Masters" (DID), feels the current lot of ... Read more...

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Discarded Sarwan scores second century for Leicestershire


May 17th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, May 17 (IANS/CMC) Even as West Indies prepare to field a novice top order in the first Test against England, discarded batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan, a seasoned former member of their ... Read more...

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Federer-Berdych set-up Madrid Open final


May 13th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 13 (IANS) Roger Federer defeated Janko Tipsarevic while Tomas Berdych edged past Juan Martin del Potro to set-up the men's singles final at the Madrid Open tennis ... Read more...

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China to host World Snooker later this year


April 28th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 28 (IANS) The newly-launched World Snooker International Championship will be staged for the first time later this year in China, with the tournament offering the highest top ... Read more...

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Djokovic won’t defend title at Serbian Open


April 26th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 26 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic announced that he will not defend his title at next week's Serbian Open.The Serbian opted to rest in a bid to ... Read more...

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Paes-Stepanek crash out of Monaco Masters


April 21st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Monaco, April 21 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek bowed out of the ATP Monaco Masters after a straight-sets loss to top seeds Bryan brothers of ... Read more...

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Fischer, Pedersen Denmark’s badminton players of the year


December 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 30 (IANS) Denmark's badminton mixed doubles champions Joachim Fischer and Christinna Pedersen have been named badminton players of the year 2011.The pair was voted shortly after successfully defending ... Read more...

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Ghosal, Dipika top seeds in National Squash


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Defending champion Saurav Ghosal and World No.17 Dipika Pallikal have been given top billing in the 59th Senior National squash championships to be held here at ... Read more...

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IGNOU announces admissions for 2012 session


November 17th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Thursday announced admissions for its January 2012 session.Aspirants can apply for its various masters, bachelors, diplomas, certificates, awareness, ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi girl dumps groom for demanding dowry


November 16th, 2011 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) A Bangladeshi girl has created a sensation throughout the country after she dumped her bridegroom right at the wedding when her would-be parents-in-law demanded dowry.Farzana Yasmin ... Read more...

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Karachi university protests Rehman Malik’s PhD degree


October 27th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 27 (IANS) Teachers and students at the University of Karachi have protested against the honorary PhD degree awarded to Interior Minister Rehman Malik.On Wednesday, they boycotted classes for ... Read more...

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Now, skill development lab for surgeons in India


October 18th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Surgeons in the country can now sharpen their skills and practise even after completing their masters in surgery (MS) as a national-level body -- College ... Read more...

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Somdev unchanged at 84 in ATP rankings


October 17th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman remained static on 84 in the men's singles rankings while Sania Mirza gained two places in the women's singles charts released ... Read more...

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Korean golf star Choi seeks an elusive major title


October 15th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) Korean golf star K.J. Choi, seeking an elusive first Major title, says the fire is still burning strong in his belly. Choi, who will host his ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik conferred PhD degree


October 12th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has been conferred an honorary doctorate degree by Karachi university.The University of Karachi awarded the doctorate degree at a special convocation, ... Read more...

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Murray beats Nadal to win Japan Open


October 9th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
TOkyo, Oct 9 (IANS) Andy Murray of Britain dethroned defending champion Rafael Nadal of Spain 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 to clinch the men's singles title at the Japan Open tennis ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to recruit 15,000 teachers


September 26th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has approved the appointment of 15,000 new teachers for state-run primary schools in a bid to address an acute shortage of educators across ... Read more...

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Lin Dan suffers season’s third loss at China Masters


September 17th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou (China), Sep 17 (IANS) Four-time world champion Lin Dan of China suffered his third loss in this season as he was stopped by teammate Chen Jin in the semi-finals ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal crashes out of China Masters


September 16th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India's star badminton player Saina Nehwal proved no match to top seed Yihan Wang of China and crashed out of the women's singles quarterfinals of ... Read more...

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Data base of six million Kerala students to be prepared


August 19th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Creating a record of sorts, Kerala's state-owned IT@School project is to prepare -- through a software known as Sampoorna -- a complete data base of more ... Read more...

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Big B defends Indian cricket team


August 17th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian cricket team is getting brickbats after it lost its World No.1 Test crown to England. But Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan supports the ... Read more...

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Doctorate applies for peon’s post


July 25th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, July 25 (IANS) When the Mohan Lal Sukhadia University here invited applications for the post of 15 peons, 3,440 people responded. One had a PhD and another a MBA ... Read more...

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Bigger bites ensure lesser eating


July 15th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Larger portions at restaurants usually mean we tend to eat more, but surprisingly bigger bites lead to eating less."We examined the influence of small versus large ... Read more...

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Lahiri slips to 8th, four Indians make cut at Queen’s Cup golf


June 17th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Samui, Thailand, June 17 (IANS) Anirban Lahiri, still struggling with his shoulder, managed a card of one-over 72 at the Queen's Cup golf Friday.The winner of Panasonic Masters in April, ... Read more...

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Congress, Hazare continue trading charges (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The war of words between Anna Hazare and the Congress continued Tuesday with the party defending Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's remarks that ... Read more...

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This is second freedom struggle: Hazare


June 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare began a day-long fast here Wednesday, saying the campaign against corruption was "the second freedom struggle".The 73-year-old is on hunger strike ... Read more...

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Jamia to announce entrance test results in June


May 31st, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia will announce the results of entrance tests for admission to various courses at the varsity's Mass Communication Research Centre by June ... Read more...

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Somdev crashes out of Nice Open first round


May 16th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nice, May 16 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman crashed out of the men's singles first round of the Nice Open tennis.Somdev, ranked 66, went down fighting to World No. 53 ... Read more...

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Westwood wins again, Kapur crashes to 24th


May 1st, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 1 (IANS) India's Shiv Kapur ended with even par scores in the third and final rounds as he dropped three bogeys in the last five holes of the ... Read more...

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Injured Tiger Woods pulls out of Wells Fargo Championship


April 27th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27(ANI): American golfer Tiger Woods has been ruled out of next week's Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, North Carolina, because of a minor injury to his left knee and ... Read more...

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