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We are not a one-man show: AITA


September 19th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The All-India Tennis Association (AITA) Wednesday refuted claims made by Mahesh Bhupathi that it was a one-man organisation with president Anil Khanna calling all the ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-AITA trade charges against each other (Roundup)


September 18th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Star tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi and the All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday traded charges, with the player threatening to take legal action against the ... Read more...

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AITA reacts strongly to Bhupathi’s charges


September 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday hit back strongly against the charges levelled at it by tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi saying the player was ... Read more...

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Badrinath replaces Laxman in India Test squad


August 19th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) The All-India Senior Selection Committee Sunday named Subramaniam Badrinath as V.V.S. Laxman's replacement in the Indian cricket team for the two-Test series against New Zealand starting ... Read more...

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Ganguly ’surprised’ at Yuvraj’s recall


August 10th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 10 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Friday expressed surprise over the recall of stylish batsman Yuvraj Singh to the India squad for the upcoming World T20 championship ... Read more...

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Yuvraj returns for T20 World Cup, Harbhajan recalled (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh overcame cancer and now he has fought his way back into the Indian squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup. His Punjab teammate ... Read more...

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Irfan Pathan replaces injured Vinay Kumar for Sri Lanka tour


July 13th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) All-rounder Irfan Pathan has replaced injured fast bowler R.Vinay Kumar in India's squad for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour."R. Vinay Kumar suffered a right hamstring ... Read more...

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Former BCCI chief P.M. Rungta passes away (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Purshottam Rungta, former president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), died here Thursday after a prolonged illness. He was 84.Rungta was the ... Read more...

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Former BCCI chief PM. Rungta passes away (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Purshottam Rungta, former president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), died here Thursday after prolonged illness. He was 84.Rungta was the BCCI ... Read more...

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Kusum Ansal foundation awards new Hindi, Tamil authors


July 11th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Writers Usha Kiran Khan and K. Vittal Rao will be honoured with the Kusumanjali Sahitya Samman for their literary works, "Sirjanhaar" and "Vaazvin Sila Unnathangkal", ... Read more...

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AITA rejects Sania’s claims, says team selected on merit


June 27th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Wednesday rejected claims made by Sania Mirza that she was made a bait to pacify Leander Paes and ... Read more...

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Football academy to come up in Bengal’s Durgapur


June 21st, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) With a view to promoting young talent, Royal Bengal Tigers - a private club - Thursday launched an international standard football academy in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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AITA keeps players happy; to send two teams for Games (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Thursday decided "to keep everybody happy" by sending two men's doubles teams for the 2012 London Olympics. Leander ... Read more...

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It’s for AITA to pick the Olympic team, says Maken (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Tuesday washed his hands of the issue of selecting India's tennis doubles team for the London Olympics, saying it is ... Read more...

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AITA backs Paes, gives sports ministry five options


June 19th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Defending the decision to pair Leander Paes with Mahesh Bhupathi, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday lobbed the ball back into the government ... Read more...

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Bopanna too rejects Paes for London Olympics


June 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) India's doubles exponent Rohan Bopanna Monday followed his regular tour partner Mahesh Bhupathi in refusing to team up with Leander Paes for the men's doubles ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna crash out of Aegon Championships


June 16th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Amid controversy over India's doubles pairing for the London Olympics, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna, and Leander Paes and his South African partner Kevin Anderson ... Read more...

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Country comes before other commitments: Khanna


June 16th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Asserting that the country supersedes all other considerations, All India Tennis Association president Anil Khanna hoped that "good sense prevails" and that Mahesh Bhupathi would ... Read more...

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Gloves off in Paes-Bhupathi battle


June 15th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi are undoubtedly two of the best doubles players on the planet but unfortunately not the best of partners any more ... Read more...

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Bhupathi, Bopanna disappointed


June 15th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Two of India's top doubles players, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna Friday expressed disappointment that they would not be pairing at the tennis competitions of ... Read more...

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Full text of AITA release


June 15th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Here is the full text of the All India Tennis Association (AITA) statement that was released to Media here Friday soon after the selection committee ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi picked to play in London Olympics


June 15th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi will represent India in the men's doubles event of tennis competitions at the 2012 London Olympics, All India Tennis Association (AITA) ... Read more...

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UP invites investment for Lucknow IT park


June 14th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday stepped up efforts to bring the state on the IT map of India and asked the industry to invest in a ... Read more...

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Only wildcard can revive Sania’s Olympic hopes


June 11th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Sania Mirza failed to protect her top 10 ranking in doubles, slipping to 12 in the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) charts released Monday, ... Read more...

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Mehbooba walks out of meeting to select vigilance panel


May 29th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti Monday walked out of an meeting to decide the panel members for the state vigilance commission (SVC), after disagreeing ... Read more...

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Lady luck shines for Delhi pacer Awana


May 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Lady luck finally shone on Parwinder Awana, who played for Kings XI Punjab, as the Delhi fast bowler Saturday was selected in the India A ... Read more...

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Congress not interested in strong Lokpal: BJP


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday accused the Congress of not being serious about getting the Lokpal bill passed."We want the (Lokpal) bill to ... Read more...

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Shukla blasts Venkat for being dropped from East Zone squad


March 12th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) All-rounder Laxmi Ratan Shukla, who single-handedly took Bengal to their first Vijay Hazare Trophy, Monday slammed East Zone selector Raja Venkat for dropping him from ... Read more...

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Akram Khan quits as Bangaldesh’s chief cricket selector


March 7th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 7 (IANS) Chief selector Akram Khan quit Wedensday protesting against the Bangladesh Cricket Board's interference in selection matters.Khan resigned due to his differences with BCB president Mustafa Kamal ... Read more...

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Whatmore to coach Pakistan’s cricket team


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Dav Whatmore, who coached Sri Lanka to victory in the 1996 cricket World Cup, has reached Pakistan to sign a coaching contract with ... Read more...

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Sehwag not dropped, Kohli excellent future captain: Srikkanth


February 29th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Indian chief cricket selector Krishnamachari Srikkanth Wednesday rated Virat Kohli as an "excellent future captain" and insisted that Virender Sehwag was not dropped and only ... Read more...

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Sehwag rested, Sachin retained in India’s squad for Asia Cup


February 29th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Virender Sehwag was "rested" while Sachin Tendulkar was retained in the 15-member India squad for the Asia Cup in Bangladesh beginning March 11. Virat Kohli ... Read more...

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Government appoints committee to select new TRAI chairman


February 21st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The government has set up a search-cum-selection committee to appoint a new chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).J.S. Sarma, the present chairman, ... Read more...

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No room for error in defence, says Dilip Tirkey


February 20th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Former India hockey captain and veteran defender Dilip Tirkey, a member of the national team's support staff, was happy with the defence in the first ... Read more...

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Hasten appointments in transparency panel: Court (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The government was Wednesday directed by the Delhi High Court to frame rules granting autonomy to the Central Information Commission (CIC) for filling up ... Read more...

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