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Last updated: Sunday, August 02, 2015 11:06:19 AM

Squash: Indian girls make last 8
Eindhoven (The Netherlands), Aug 1 (IANS) India carved out a 2-1 win over Australia on Saturday to ensure a place in the top eight competition from Pool B in the girls team event of the WSF-World junior squash championship here.

Saturday, August 01, 2015 8:32:06 PM

In a first, Indian-American student baseball player to be honoured
New York, Aug 1 (IANS) A rising baseball player Kumar Nambiar from Westchester county will be the first Indian-American student athlete to be honoured as the "New York State Player of the Year," media reported on Saturday.

Saturday, August 01, 2015 4:20:05 PM

Michelle Obama wants to be Beyonce
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) United States' First Lady Michelle Obama has joked that she wants to be singer Beyonce Knowles.

Saturday, August 01, 2015 3:00:03 PM

Beijing displays the trust needed by IOC: Rio organisers
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 1 (IANS) The organisers for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games has said Beijing displays the trust needed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) so as to be awarded the 2022 Winter Games, and Rio is willing to share experience with the Chinese capital in the future.

Saturday, August 01, 2015 2:54:04 PM

Battling addiction? Get sober with this 'social' app
New York, Aug 1 (IANS) If you are struggling with alcoholism or other forms of addictions, here comes a smartphone app that aims to help by connecting you to a social network of sober people.

Saturday, August 01, 2015 2:52:16 PM

Naomi Campbell gets six months' suspended sentence
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) Model Naomi Campbell has been found guilty of assault after being accused of scratching the eye of a paparazzo photographer who took photographs of her and her former boyfriend while she was on a holiday.

Saturday, August 01, 2015 2:52:15 PM

TPP trade talks fail to reach final deal
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) As differences on outstanding issues remain, the US and 11 other economies participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations failed to reach a final deal.

Saturday, August 01, 2015 2:50:03 PM

Rio readies festivities for one-year Olympic countdown
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 1 (IANS) Rio 2016 organisers have outlined plans for "nine days of intense activity" as the city steps up preparations for the first Olympics in South America.

Saturday, August 01, 2015 2:42:15 PM

Joe Jackson out of intensive care
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) Michael Jackson's father Joe Jackson is reportedly out of intensive care after suffering a stroke and three heart attacks.

Saturday, August 01, 2015 2:40:03 PM

Indian-American develops novel technology for water filtration
New York, Aug 1 (IANS) An Indian American researcher has developed a self-assembling synthetic membrane that may aid in better gas separation, water purification, drug delivery and DNA recognition.

Saturday, August 01, 2015 2:08:03 PM

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