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Kashyap, Trupti win Patni badminton
Pune, Dec 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's P Kashyap ended the fairytale run of J.B.S. Vidyadhar and annexed his second title in successive weeks by winning the men's singles title in the Patni Computers-All-India 'Major' Ranking Badminton Championships.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 7:38:48 PM

Rashid opens up huge lead at Sunfeast Junior golf
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) The frail-looking Rashid Khan, fresh from his win at the Faldo Series Asia finals looks set for another big win, as he took a commanding 12-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Sunfeast Western India Junior golf championship at the par-70 Bombay Presidency Golf Club here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 7:38:26 PM

Force India denies signing Fisichella for F1 season
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Force India Formula One team Wednesday denied that former Renault driver Giancarlo Fisichella has signed to drive for the Vijay Mallya co-owned team in 2008.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 7:37:53 PM

Indian, Chinese armies start first joint war games
New Delhi/Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) The Indian and Chinese armies Wednesday embarked on their first war games that are aimed at ramping their emerging military-to-military ties and are being viewed as yet another confidence building measure in the two countries' steadily warming political and diplomatic relations.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 7:37:31 PM

India witnessing the best period in motorsports: Chandhok
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Ace driver Karun Chandhok feels that the nation is going through its best phase in motorsports what with Indians making their presence in the arena.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 7:32:46 PM

Vidit, Gahan share lead in Parsvnath chess
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Top seed and National 'A' qualifier Vidit Santosh Gujarathi and Karnatka lad Gahan M.G posted impressive seventh round victories Wednesday to share the lead at the Parsvnath National Under-13 Chess Championship at the Bapu Samaj Sewa Kendra here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 7:31:49 PM

Vice-president airs concern at commercialisation of media
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Terming free press as a 'basic necessity' for democracy, Vice-President Mohammed Hamid Ansari Wednesday expressed concern over the growing commercialisation of media.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 7:04:33 PM

Tiger mauls Assam zoo visitor to death
Guwahati, Dec 19 (IANS) A 50-year-old man was mauled to death by a Royal Bengal tiger Wednesday at a zoo in Assam while he was trying to take photographs with his mobile telephone, wildlife officials said.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 7:03:40 PM

For millions, economic boom spells doom: report
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) So what if India is surging at a high economic growth rate? In some of the richest states in the country this very fact, in terms of natural resources, has meant doom for millions who are displaced from their homes, says a latest study.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 6:46:08 PM

India to set up education loan guarantee authority
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) India is to set up a Higher Education Loan Guarantee Authority (HELGA) that will make it easier for needy students to secure bank loans for education and also pay the interest till they complete their course.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 6:42:03 PM

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