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Embarrassed University of Hyderabad apologises to Anand
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) The University of Hyderabad is embarrassed over the human resource development (HRD) ministry withholding clearance to its proposal to confer an honorary doctorate on world chess champion Vishwanathan Anand and has apologised to the grandmaster.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 4:59:19 PM

Sibal apologises to Anand over nationality row
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said he had apologised to world chess champion Viswanathan Anand over questions on his nationality, blaming them on 'procedural issues'.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 3:39:26 PM

Sibal assures Vishwanathan Anand on citizenship issue
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday called up chess champion Vishwanathan Anand and assured him that the controversy over his citizenship will be resolved.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 2:06:20 PM

Russell beats Advani in World Billiards Championships final
Pune, Aug 23 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani went down to Englishman Mike Russell in the final of the time format of the International Billiards and Snooker Federation World Billiards Championships here Monday.

Monday, August 23, 2010 9:15:26 PM

Drivers trained in English for easy commuting during Games
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Foreign athletes and guests, who will be flying down here for the Commonwealth Games, now won't have to face a language barrier. All they will need to do is to look for the badge 'I Speak English' which will be worn by select drivers and conductors ferrying passengers trained in the language.

Monday, August 23, 2010 9:09:15 PM

Karthick slams century in Buchi Babu cricket
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Local lad K.B. Arun Karthik hit 121 for Tamil Nadu against arch-rivals Hyderabad as the home team scored 256 runs in 90 overs in the Buchi Babu Memorial All-India cricket tournament, here Monday.

Monday, August 23, 2010 8:23:45 PM

Dola to spearhead India's archery challenge in Commonwealth Games
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Former world champion Dola Banerjee will lead the 12-member Indian archery squad for the Commonwealth Games to be held here Oct 3-14.

Monday, August 23, 2010 7:53:45 PM

Somdev back in top 100 rankings
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman Monday returned to the top-100 Association of Tennis Professional's (ATP) rankings, gaining four places to 99.

Monday, August 23, 2010 7:49:54 PM

Sports ministry asks AITA for more documents
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The sports ministry Monday asked All India Tennis Association (AITA) to submit more documents for the reimbursement of the long-pending bills of the top tennis players, who last week threatened to skip Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games over their dues.

Monday, August 23, 2010 6:58:15 PM

Advani, Sethi in semifinals of World Billiards Championship
Pune, Aug 22 (IANS) Defending champion Pankaj Advani of India survived a scare against Myanmar's Kyaw Oo before winning in six frames to make it to the semifinals of the Time Format event of the IBSF World Billiards Championship at the PYC Hindu Gymkhana here Sunday.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 8:36:56 PM

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