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I am consistent now: Grandmaster Parimarajan
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) After spending much of last year honing his chess skills, the world's second youngest Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi is back on the competitive chessboard with fine performances in three successive tournaments.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 9:08:16 PM

800,000 devotees witness return of deities at Puri
Bhubaneswar, July 12 (IANS) At least 800,000 devotees witnessed the return of Lord Jagannath and two other deities at Orissa's Puri city Saturday, an official said.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 9:07:10 PM

India hopeful of getting 'clean exemption' from NSG
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indian government Saturday said it was 'hopeful' of getting 'clean, unconditional exemption' from the 45-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group and underlined that it did not expect any 'hindrance' from any NSG country in its pursuit of global civil nuclear cooperation.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 9:06:16 PM

Karthikeyan to be nominated for Arjuna Award
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) will recommend India's first Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan for an Arjuna Award, it was announced here Saturday.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 9:03:37 PM

India beat Malaysia 3-1 in Junior Asia Cup hockey
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Drag-flicker Diwakar Ram scored a brace as an inspired India raised its game to beat Malaysia 3-1 in a Group A match to reach the semi-finals of the Junior Asian Cup hockey tournament at the Gachibowli stadium here Saturday.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 9:02:51 PM

MNS activists vandalise engineering college
Pune, July 12 (IANS) The high profile Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) here faced the wrath of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena youth activists Saturday over the issue of 'discrimination against local students' in admissions to various courses.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 9:02:31 PM

Regional airlines delay new operations
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Rising fuel and operational costs have put regional airlines in a fix, delaying their plans to launch new operations.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 7:56:06 PM

India's strategic programme insulated from safeguards pact: Atomic energy chief
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Under attack from critics of the nuclear deal, the government Saturday defended India's proposed safeguards pact with the IAEA, saying it will assure permanent fuel supplies for nuclear reactors, and underlined that the country's strategic programme was out of its purview.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 7:43:18 PM

New-born airlifted for treatment from remote Himachal area
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Despite encountering bad weather, a helicopter Saturday evacuated a newborn child in need of immediate surgery from Kaza town in Himachal Pradesh's remote Lahaul and Spiti district to a hospital in Shimla.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 7:42:18 PM

Whatmore wants to streamlining coaching process
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) National Cricket Academy's (NCA) director of coaching Dav Whatmore wants all coaches in the country to be brought under a common umbrella so that they can interact frequently.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 7:35:14 PM

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