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Bindra gives Chandigarh a new high
Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) There was no end to rejoicing or the ringing of phone bells at the Bindra farmhouse near here, ever since Chandigarh boy Abhinav Bindra shot his way into India's sporting history Monday morning by winning the country's first individual gold medal in the Olympics.

Monday, August 11, 2008 7:50:34 PM

Sudarsan Patnaik sculpts sand rifle to congratulate Bindra
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik Monday created an image of a rifle out of sand in Bangalore to congratulate shooter Abhinav Bindra who made history by winning the country's first individual Olympic gold medal in Beijing.

Monday, August 11, 2008 7:48:29 PM

Karnataka declares Rs.1 mn reward for Bindra
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday announced a Rs.1 million reward for Abhinav Bindra for getting India its first individual gold in the Olympics.

Monday, August 11, 2008 7:40:59 PM

Why India does not produce more Abhinav Bindras
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India may rejoice over Abhinav Bindra's golden feat at the Beijing Olympics but shooters - and ex-shooters like me - know it is not easy to achieve wonders in an expensive sport where individuals are mostly left to fend for themselves.

Monday, August 11, 2008 7:36:38 PM

Milkha Singh wants Bharat Ratna for golden boy Bindra
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) If legendary Olympian runner Milkha Singh had his way, Abhinav Bindra would get the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna for winning India its first individual gold medal.

Monday, August 11, 2008 6:48:11 PM

Kudos for golden boy Bindra from president, PM
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday joined the nation in congratulating Abhinav Bindra, who shot into history by winning honours at the 10 metre air rifle event in Beijing and became India's first individual Olympic gold medalist.

Monday, August 11, 2008 6:24:50 PM

Bindra's feat bigger than World Cup glory: Kapil
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India's World Cup winning captain and cricketing legend Kapil Dev Monday termed Abhinav Bindra's gold winning feat as the biggest sporting achievement of the country.

Monday, August 11, 2008 6:17:15 PM

After Olympic gold, cash rewards flow in for Bindra
Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) Abhinav Bindra's gold haul for the country in the Beijing Olympics has not only brought laurels to the shooter but it is also raining money in plenty for him.

Monday, August 11, 2008 4:52:05 PM

Orissa celebrates Bindra's Olympics gold
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 (IANS) Some distributed sweets and others danced in the streets as Orissa celebrated India's first individual Olympics gold medal win Monday.

Monday, August 11, 2008 4:28:07 PM

Olympic gold winner shy, introvert lad: teachers, friends
Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) Abhinav Bindra, who has made India proud by winning the country's first individual Olympics gold at Beijing 2008, is a shy, introvert but very focused on his aims, according to his parents, teachers and friends.

Monday, August 11, 2008 4:26:08 PM

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