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Anurag Kashyap turns script doctor for ‘Queen’


September 13th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) After producing and directing critically acclaimed and commercially successful movies, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has turned script doctor for Vikas Bahl's "Queen"."It's great to have a ... Read more...

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Air India rout Railways


September 6th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sept 6 (IANS) Air India trounced Indian Railways 4-0 with goals by V.S. Vinaya, Shivendra Singh, Joga Singh and Vikas Pillay in a Group B match of the 87th ... Read more...

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One killed as protesters, police clash in Ranchi


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) One person was killed and several others, including policemen, were injured here Monday in a clash during a protest against land takeover, police sources said.Jharkhand Vikas ... Read more...

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Hawara, four held guilty for Delhi twin blasts in 2005 (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Babbar Khalsa International terrorist Jagtar Singh Hawara and four others were Thursday convicted by a Delhi court for their involvement in the 2005 twin blasts ... Read more...

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Haryana Police to give Rs. 51 lakh to Yogeshwar Dutt


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) Haryana Police will give a cash reward of Rs.51 lakh to wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt who recently won a bronze medal at the London Olympics in ... 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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Aryan to face Bhaskar in sub-junior tennis final


August 17th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Maharashtra's Aryan Goveas, the highest seed left in the boys singles draw, defeated Vikram Dahiya of Haryana 6-2, 7-6 (5) to enter the final of the ... Read more...

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Tennis: Bhaskar, Goveas score upset wins in sub-junior meet


August 16th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) PV Gnana Bhaskar from Andhra Pradesh, seeded nine, caused the biggest upset of the Adidas-TTT National sub-junior tennis championship when he ousted top seed BR Nikshep ... Read more...

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Mary Kom slams level of refereeing at London Olympics


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom Tuesday slammed the level of refereeing in the boxing competitions of the London Games.Mary Kom said the decision making ... Read more...

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Nazir Khan nets winner for Das FA


August 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Nazir Khan's lone strike enabled Das Football Academy snatch a 1-0 win against Mukhund FC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association ... Read more...

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Olympics: Hopes pinned on boxers Mary Kom, Devendro (Overall India Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) After a forgettable day at the London Olympics, India hopes for a double delight Wednesday with the semifinal and quarterfinal bouts of Manipuri boxers M.C. Mary ... Read more...

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Three electrocuted in Uttar Pradesh


August 7th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) Three people were Tuesday electrocuted in Uttar Pradesh while one of them, a teen-aged boy, was trying to hook main supply lines to illegally draw ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India came up with their best medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth medal for ... Read more...

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CAS rejects India’s appeal on Vikas Krishan


August 6th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Monday rejected India's appeal, filed after boxer Vikas Krishan was controversially eliminated from the London Olympics.Vikas was declared the ... Read more...

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Pune blasts: Rs.30 crore granted for installing CCTVs


August 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 5 (IANS) Maharashtra government Sunday sanctioned Rs.30 crore to Pune for purchasing crime preventive equipments, including closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), days after serial blasts rocked the heart of ... 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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Olympics: India to protest AIBA’s decision on Vikas


August 4th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian contingent at the London Olympics will protest the decision of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) to overturn the result of the men's 69-kg bout ... Read more...

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Olympics: Vijay shoots silver as boxer Vikas exits (Overall India Roundup)


August 4th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Army shooter Vijay Kumar made India proud by winning a welcome silver medal at the London Olympics here Friday, hours before boxer Vikas Krishan was controversially ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Vikas Krishan enters 69 kg quarterfinal


August 4th, 2012 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's Vikas Krishan kept alive hopes for an Olympic medal in boxing as he won the pre-quarterfinal bout to enter the last eight of the men's ... Read more...

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Swapnali wins national mountain biking


July 31st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Mumbai's Swapnali Yadav won four gold medals and the overall championship in the ninth National Mountain Biking Championship organised by the Cycling Federation of India and ... Read more...

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Tricky draw for Indian boxers, Vikas gets a bye


July 28th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) India's star boxer Vijender Singh, a bronze medallist in the Beijing Games, will start his 2012 Olympic campaign against Kazakhstan's Danabek Suzhanov in the first round ... Read more...

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After village court allows live-in, woman, stepson forced to leave village


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 23 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman and her stepson of the same age, who were allowed by a village court to live as a couple, have left their home ... Read more...

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Pratibha Patil’s new Pune retirement home not yet ready


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 22 (IANS) With her earlier choice of post-retirement home mired in controversy, President Pratibha Patil, whose term ends July 24, will now settle down in a consideably ... Read more...

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Boxer Vikas promises a fearless show in London


July 21st, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Indian boxer Vikas Krishan is banking on his fearlessness for a medal at the London Olympics.Vikas, the second Indian after Vijender Singh to win a ... 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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Hopeful getting Mamata’s support, says Pranab (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said he hoped to get West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee's support in the presidential election."We are hopeful that ... Read more...

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Pranab campaigns in Jharkhand, Lalu, Paswan also pitch in


July 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday visited Jharkhand to campaign for the July 19 poll. Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and Lok Jansakti Party ... 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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Scandals to protests, Hooda gets busy this summer (Haryana Newsletter)


July 6th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) First, the scandal of sexual abuse and tormenting of inmates at a shelter home in Rohtak, and now statewide protests over power and water shortage - ... Read more...

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Shelter home exploitation: cop held for destroying evidence


July 6th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), July 6 (IANS) The Haryana police officer heading the probe into the sexual exploitation and physical and mental torture of inmates at the Apna Ghar shelter home here ... Read more...

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Chand to lead India in U-19 cricket World Cup


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Delhi boy Unmukt Chand will lead the 15-member Indian team at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup to be held in Australia in August.Uttar ... Read more...

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Warden booked for sodomising mentally disabled in Haryana


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), July 2 (IANS) Close on the heels of the revelation of sexual abuse, mental and physical torture of inmates at Apna Ghar shelter home here, Haryana Police have ... Read more...

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Shibu Soren to decide JMM’s stand on presidential poll


June 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Sunday authorised party chief Shibu Soren to decide the party's stand for the July 19 presidential poll even as it ... Read more...

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AJSU wins Jharkhand by-poll (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) candidate Navin Jaiswal won the Hatia assembly by-poll by a margin of over 11,500 votes, defeating the BJP, Congress and ... Read more...

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42 percent polling in Jharkhand by-poll (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 12 (IANS) Around 42 percent polling was recorded in Jharkhand's Hatia assembly by-poll Tuesday, an election commission official said."Initial reports say around 42 percent polling took place ... Read more...

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