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  • Girisha gets a surprise call from Tendulkar

    Bangalore : Basking in the glory of being India’s lone medallist at the recently-concluded Paralympics, London Games silver-winner Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda’s joy multiplied when he received a phone call from star cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.

  • Khanolkar appointed goalkeeping coach for U-16 Girls

    Mumbai : Western India Football Association’s Raghuvir Khanolkar has been appointed by AIFF as Goalkeeper Coach of the Indian Girls U-16 team. The team will take part in the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2013 Qualifiers in Sri Lanka in November.

  • India hope to put up a good show: Davis Cup

    Chandigarh : India’s non-playing captain S P Misra on Wednesday said he is hopeful of a good performance from his team in the play-off tie of the Asia/Oceania zone from September 14-16.

  • Dreamliner to ply on domestic routes

    MAHARAJA’S ROYAL TREAT:  A view of the interiors of Dreamliner, the first Boeing 787 plane that was inducted into Air India fleet in New Delhi on Wednesday. The factory fresh 256-seater Boeing 787 Dreamliner is the first of 27 Dreamliners Air India has purchased for their fleet.

  • WSH-contracted players need to take NOCs: Colaco

    Mumbai : Players who have signed three-year contracts with World Series Hockey, a joint initiative of Indian Hockey Federation and Nimbus Sport, should acquire NOCs from their respective city-based franchises to play in the proposed Hockey India League, a top Nimbus official stated on Wednesday.

  • Malcolm inspires ESIC to facile win

    Mumbai : Inspired by Malcolm Backley’s fine hat-trick, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) stormed to a facile 6-1 win over Tanishka SC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League – 2012-13, played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Wednesday.

  • China Masters: Jayaram packs off World No. 9

    Changzhou :   India’s Ajay Jayaram outplayed World No.9 Kenichi Tago while his compatriot R.M.V. Gurusaidutt beat higher-ranked Muhammad Hafiz Hashim in the men’s singles opening round at the China Masters badminton event here on Wednesday.

  • HDFC Bank, ICICI join SBI, revise FD rates

    Mumbai/New Delhi : Country’s two largest private sector banks ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank today revised interest rates on fixed deposits by up to 0.50 % each, a week after State Bank of India reduced term deposits rates. (more…)

  • Pawanaskar, Ambre shocked

    MUMBAI: Second seed Shubham Ambre and No. 8 Atharva Pawanaskar crashed in the sub junior boys’ first round, in the 3rd Bombay YMCA Maharashtra State Ranking Table Tennis Championship that got under way at the University Pavilion, Marine Lines on Wednesday.

  • SCPCR satisfied with reforms in school hostels

    Taking notice of negligence in providing proper facilities to inmates of hostels for school children in Barkheda area, the District Project Officer ( DPC) has warned to stop increment in salary of the concerned officer if the shortcomings were not removed soon.

  • Sensex scales 18k after 7 months

     Reforms, RBI rate cut hopes and German court verdict on eurozone bailout fund triggers strong buying.

  • Germany court okays Euro bailout package

    Mumbai : Germany’s Constitutional Court allowed the country to ratify the euro-area bailout fund and budget pact as long as it can guarantee there will be no increase in German financial exposure to the bailout fund without parliament’s approval.

  • Govt to give hens to combat malnourisment

    In yet another attempt to remove the blot of being home to one of the highest number of malnourished children in the country, the Madhya Pradesh government is preparing a composite plan, involving a proposal to give hens to malnourished childrens families, particularly those living in tribal districts, said official sources.

  • NSE rejigs charges as MCX-SX steps up heat

    Mumbai : MCX-SX, the new entrant to the stock market trading said its barometer index will be SX-40 which will be a free-float-based index of 40 large market cap and liquid stocks representing most important sectors.

  • Witness: Raja wrote to PM on 2G policy

    New Delhi : A 2G case witness told a special court that former telecom Minister A. Raja wrote a letter to the prime minister on the policy of giving licence without discussing the issue in the department of telecommunications (DoT). (more…)

  • Pardis storm CBI office

    The Pardi activists of Shramik Adivasi Sagathan, working in Betul, Harda and Khandwa districts, led by Anurag Modi and others stormed into CBI office in Bhopal on Wednesday, as a mark of protest for protecting politicians of Congress as well as BJP involved in rape and murder cases of Pardis in Betul district.

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