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Nepal played better than us: Koevarmans


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans credited Nepal for holding the hosts to a goalless draw in a rain-marred Nehru Cup football match at the ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: India one win away from a third final (Preview)


August 27th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) On current form India should beat a struggling Nepal and make their third straight final of the Nehru Cup here Tuesday.India appeared a bit rusty ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Cameroon outclass Nepal 5-0 (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Cameroon set the Nehru Cup football tournament alight by drubbing Nepal 5-0 at the Jawaharlal Stadium here Sunday.Midfielder Ebanga Bertin orchestrated a comprehensive win for ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Cameroon outclass Nepal 5-0


August 26th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Cameroon came out with intent by completely outclassing Nepal 5-0 in the Nehru Cup football tournament here Sunday.Nepal looked totally out of their depth with ... Read more...

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India will be tough opposition: Maldives coach


August 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Maldives' coach Istvan Urbanyi said their next match in the Nehru Cup foortball tournament against India Saturday would be a difficult one.The Maldives Thursday ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Maldives impress against Nepal


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Maldives continued their dominance over Nepal and gave a good account of themselves with a 2-1 win over their South Asian rivals in the ... Read more...

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Indian boxers need to punch with more meat


August 18th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Four years ago, when Vijender Singh won India's first Olympic boxing medal, the sport received a shot in the fist. No less than eight boxers, ... 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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Sangwan loses controversial bout, India lodges complaint (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India lodged an official complaint with the organisers of the London Olympics after boxer Sumit Sangwan's controversial loss to Brazilian Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino in the round ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian boxer Sangwan loses a bout he had ‘won’


July 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan went down 14-15 under controversial circumstances to Brazilian Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino in the round of 32 of 81kg category at the London ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian boxers Vijender, Jai Bhagwan shine (Second Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Boxers Vijender Singh and his childhood friend Jai Bhagwan set the record straight for India, after the disappointment of Shiva Thapa, as they made their way ... Read more...

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Thapa India’s first casualty in Olympic boxing


July 28th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) India's young medal hope Shiva Thapa made a first round exit in the men's 56kg category of the 2012 London Olympics at the Excel Arena here ... 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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Footballer dies after on-field injury in West Bengal


July 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Yet again bringing into stark focus the lack of medical facilities on India's soccer grounds, a footballer died following an on-field injury after he was moved ... Read more...

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‘Indian boxers can get three medals at Olympics’


July 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) Indian pugilists can win three medals at the London Olympics, said a top boxing referee from Goa who will attend the 2012 games as an observer.Speaking ... Read more...

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Crimes in showbiz: Who’s to blame?


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The spate of recent crimes in showbiz involving Meenakshi Thapa and Simran Sood and the twist involving Anuj Tikku have raised questions over what makes ... Read more...

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India’s boxing future bright: Vijender


April 14th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Beijing 2008 bronze medallist Vijender Singh, who remains a medal hope for India at the 2012 London Olympics, Saturday said the country's boxing future looked ... Read more...

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Boxers Shiva, Sangwan strike gold at Olympic qualifier


April 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 12 (IANS) Teenage boxers Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Sumit Sangwan (81kg) won gold in their respective categories at the Asian Olympic qualifying event here Thursday, a day ... Read more...

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Shiva, Sangwan secure London Olympics berth (Roundup)


April 11th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 11 (IANS) Teenage boxer Shiva Thapa and Sumit Sangwan qualified for the 2012 Olympics by entering the finals of the 56 kg and 81 kg category at ... Read more...

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Thapa in quarters, Suranjoy out of Olympic qualifiers (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 7 (IANS) Indian boxers suffered a major set-back after the vastly talented Suranjoy Singh (52kg) lost his pre-quarterfinal bout to old nemesis Nyambayar Tugstsogt of Mongolia in ... Read more...

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Indian boxer Thapa in quarters of Olympic qualifiers


April 7th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 7 (IANS) Indian boxers continued their good run at the Asian Olympic Qualifying event here Saturday with 2010 Youth Olympic Games silver medallist Shiva Thapa (56kg) ... Read more...

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Under-pressure Vijender hopes to book London berth in Astana


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's top boxer Vijender Singh, who won a bronze medal in the 2008 Beijing Games, said he has got used to the pressure of expectations ... 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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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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Nepal PM sacks labour minister


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 23 (IANS) Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday sacked Labor and Transport Management Minister Sarita Giri, a media report said. The prime minister's decision came after Giri's defiance ... Read more...

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India’s Agni-IV n-capable missile showcased


January 26th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Agni-IV, India's latest nuclear-capable strategic missile, was showcased publicly for the first time Thursday at the Republic Day parade.The missile formed part of a tableau ... Read more...

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Police officer apologises to Meghalaya assembly panel chairman


December 20th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 20 (IANS) A top Meghalaya police official Tuesday apologised before the chairman of the state assembly's privileges and ethics committee on behalf of the two traffic police officials ... Read more...

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Traffic cop books legislator, summoned by house panel


December 19th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 19 (IANS) A Meghalaya legislator who heads the state assembly's privileges and ethics committee has summoned two traffic policemen for booking him for traffic violation, according to an ... Read more...

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Nepal, cinema, Bihar, motivation on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


November 24th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Look for a book to burrow in with from a colourful cart this weekend.1. "The Lives We Have Lost: Opinions and Essays on Nepal"; Written ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Army chief to see NDA graduation


November 21st, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's army chief General Mohammed Abdul Mubeen will be the chief guest at the passing out parade of the National Defence Academy (NDA) here Nov 29, ... Read more...

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Gorkha Rifles veterans relive memories


November 20th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 20 (IANS) It was a nostalgic occasion Sunday when officers and other ranks of the Gorkha Rifles assembled in a Himachal Pradesh army cantonment to relive their memories.Over ... Read more...

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Justice still eludes Nepal’s civil war rape victims


October 1st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) Five years after a decade of violent Maoist insurgency ended with the former guerrillas now heading the transitional government, hundreds of silent victims who suffered rape ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Prime Minister postpones resignation


August 14th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU (BNO NEWS) -- Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal on Saturday put on hold his resignation despite his pledge that he would resign if any notable progress was not made in ... Read more...

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SAFF under-16: India beat Nepal in semis, face Pakistan in final


August 8th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 8 (IANS) India beat Nepal 4-2 on penalties in the semi-final of the under-16 SAFF football championships here Monday to set-up a final clash with Pakistan.The final will ... Read more...

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