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Poonacha, Chien score upsets in ITF meet


August 28th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Niki Kaliyanda Poonacha and Taipei's Pei-Ju Chien scripted upset victories in the boys and girls singles, respectively, in the Indian Oil-Servo ITF junior tennis tournament which ... Read more...

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Laxman, Reddy slam tons for Hyderabad CA


August 7th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 7 (IANS) Veteran VVS Laxman warmed up for the new season with an unbeaten 102 and along with Akshath Reddy (105) helped Hyderabad make 253 for 4 in ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Trap shooter Sandhu finishes 16th


August 6th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's Manavjit Singh Sandhu failed to enter the final of men's trap event as he finished 16th in the qualification round of the 2012 London Games ... Read more...

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Mumbai check Rajasthan in Shafi Darashah cricket


August 6th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 6 (IANS) Mumbai Cricket Association (CA) pegged Rajasthan CA to 193 for four in their first innings on the first day of their four-day match in the Shafi ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Manavjit may miss final cut (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu stands the risk of missing out the final round after he finished a poor 25th among 34 competitors on the ... Read more...

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List of Indian athletes at London


July 26th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The list of Indian athletes participating at the London Olympic Games - 81 athletes, the highest ever Indian contingent to Olympics, will take part in ... Read more...

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Indian boxers are fearless: Sandhu


July 21st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) India's chief boxing coach Gurbux Singh Sandhu said Saturday that his wards are fearless and have tremendous self confidence and self belief that could work wonders ... 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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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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Koevermans names 37 probables for Nehru Cup


July 6th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's national football coach Wim Koevermans Thursday named 37 players for the preparatory camp for the Nehru Cup here from August 23.Seven players who did ... Read more...

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Jeje to lead India U-22 in AFC Championship qualifiers


June 20th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Jeje Lalpekhlua will lead the India football team in the AFC U-22 Championship (Qualifiers) to be played in Muscat from June 23.Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu ... Read more...

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Indian U-22 soccer squad leaves for Muscat


June 14th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indian Under-22 squad is set to leave for Dubai for an eight-day training camp ahead of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Championship's qualifier in ... Read more...

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One shot lead for Kushal in Usha Karnataka juniors


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) Kushal Singh took the opening day's honours with a fine five-under 65 on the first day of the Usha IGU Karnataka Junior golf championships at the ... Read more...

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Asian squash: Indian men in last eight


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait, May 3 (IANS) The Indian teams continued their winning ways in both the men's and women's sections at the 16th Asian team squash championship here Tuesday.The men's team topped ... Read more...

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Winning start by Indian teams at Asian Squash


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait, May 2 (IANS) The Indian men's and women's teams began their campaign in the 16th Asian team squash championship on a strong note here Tuesday defeating Singapore and China, ... Read more...

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Abhishek Kuhar, Manu share lead in USHA-IGU juniors events


April 10th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Abhishek Kuhar stole a march over higher-ranked golfers with a fine opening round of 74 Tuesday as he shared the lead with Manu Gandas at ... Read more...

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Record 21 chief parliamentary secretaries in Punjab


April 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts, there will be 21 chief parliamentary secretaries in Punjab's Parkash Singh Badal-led Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.Badal will ... 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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India’s London-bound shooters rue delay in government funding


March 31st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) With just 88 days left for the 2012 London Olympics, Indian shooters Joydeep Karmakar and Heena Sidhu, who have qualified for the Games, Saturday ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in Gurdaspur, Badal orders probe


March 30th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the violence in Gurdaspur, where curfew continued after a youth was killed in police ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Tendulkar’s 100th ton


March 16th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Mumbaikars took to the streets to burst crackers and cheer after master blaster Sachin Tendulkar scored his elusive 100th international ton Friday in an Asia ... Read more...

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Arnab, Clifford ruled out from AFC Challenge Cup


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Injuries have ruled out promising defender Arnab Mondal and seasoned medio Clifford Miranda from India's 23-member football squad for the AFC Challenge Cup, starting ... Read more...

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Rs. 14.40 crore spent on shooters’ Olympics preparations


February 1st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The union sports ministry has so far spent Rs.14.40 crore on the training and foreign exposure of shooters under Operation Excellence for London Olympics ... Read more...

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Prayag United stun East Bengal in I-League


January 31st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) A last minute goal from Kayne Vincent helped Prayag United beat East Bengal 1-0 at the Salt Lake Stadium here Tuesday.The win takes Prayag United to ... Read more...

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Manavjit Sandhu, Imran Hassan qualify for London Olympics


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Doha, Jan 21 (IANS) Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Imran Hassan Khan secured Olympic berths on the concluding day of the Asian Shooting Championships here, ensuring India of at least 11 ... Read more...

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Asian Shooting: Heena misses Olympic berth by fraction of a point


January 16th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's young pistol shooter Heena Sidhu's 2012 London dreams came crashing down by a fraction of a point in the 10-metre air pistol event Monday ... Read more...

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Parkash Singh Badal pitted against brother for Lambi seat


December 31st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) It is Badal versus Badal in Punjab's Lambi assembly constituency. Tipped to be the "mother of all battles", Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will be pitted ... Read more...

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18 wickets crash in Railways-Saurashtra Ranji match


December 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Saurashtra claimed eight Railways wickets for 71 runs after being dismissed for 175 in their first innings as 18 wickets crashed in 86.1 overs on ... Read more...

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Aslam Sher Khan elected president of Olympian Association


December 13th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Olympian Association of India has been formed here with hockey Olympian Aslam Sher Khan elected as president while Randhir Singh, secretary general of ... Read more...

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Ghoshal, Pallikal win national squash titles


December 10th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Top seeds Saurav Ghoshal and Dipika Pallikal expectedly won the men's and women's singles titles in the senior National squash championship that concluded here Saturday.In the ... Read more...

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Ghosal, Pallikal in title round of National Squash championship


December 9th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) There were no surprises as top seeds and title favourites Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal led the singles fields into the finals of the senior National ... Read more...

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Indian polo team beat British Army, win Saragarhi Challenge Cup


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Watched by an enthusiastic crowd at the Jaipur polo grounds here, the Indian polo team defeated the British Army 7-3 to win the annual Saragarhi ... Read more...

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Chettri, Jeje to miss friendly against Zambia


November 28th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Nov 28 (IANS) India will be missing strikers Sunil Chettri and Jeje Lalpeklua for the international football friendly against the higher-ranked Zambia here at the Nehru Stadium in Fatorda ... Read more...

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Medeira officially appointed India coach, injured Paul dropped


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Tuesday officially elevated assistant coach Savio Medeira as the chief coach while announcing a 27-member national squad for the ... Read more...

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Young, creative - male ‘chick lit’ writers are here (Feature)


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) They are young, footloose, creative and often handsome... Meet the GenX male writers of commercial lifestyle and business fictions who tell racy stories of ... Read more...

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