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Bindra realised dream of a billion people: president
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Abhinav Bindra had 'realised the dream' of a billion Indians by winning the 10 metre air rifle event at the Beijing Olympics, President Pratibha Patil said Monday as she congratulated the Chandigarh boy who got India its first individual gold medal.

Monday, August 11, 2008 2:31:13 PM

Kerala to set up shooting complex
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) An hour after India won its first gold medal for shooting at the Beijing Olympics, state Sports Minister M. Vijayakumar announced Monday that a Rs.3 million shooting complex would be set up in Kerala.

Monday, August 11, 2008 1:35:59 PM

President, speaker, Sonia congratulate Bindra
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee joined the nation Monday in congratulating Chandigarh boy Abhinav Bindra, who shot into history when he won a gold medal for the 10-metre rifle event at the Beijing Olympics.

Monday, August 11, 2008 1:08:35 PM

Nation celebrates Bindra's 'golden' success at Beijing Olympics
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) As the national anthem played and the Indian tricolour rose high when Abhinav Bindra received India's first individual Olympic gold medal in Beijing Monday, euphoria erupted in college canteens and office cubicles back home.

Monday, August 11, 2008 12:44:42 PM

President Patil congratulates Abhinav Bindra
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday congratulated Abhinav Bindra who made history when he won a gold medal for the 10-metre air rifle event at the Beijing Olympics - India's first individual gold medal in the Olympics.

Monday, August 11, 2008 10:25:56 AM

AFC Challenge Cup final shifted to Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The final and the third-place match of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Challenge Cup has been shifted to Delhi from Hyderabad and will be played Wednesday at the Ambedkar Stadium.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 5:15:58 PM

Kerala teacher's song greets Olympics on Chinese radio
Kozhikode, Aug 10 (IANS) Much before the 2008 Olympics began, M.C. Vasisht, a history teacher here, had his moment of fame in Beijing when China Radio International (CRI) broadcast his song on the event.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 2:35:09 PM

Phelps gets gold with 400m medley world record
Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) Michael Phelps of the US smashed his 400 metres medley world record to win the first of a possible eight Beijing Olympics swimming gold medals.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 8:15:35 AM

NRIs have few hopes from India at Beijing (Special)
Sorry, no 'golds' for India, say a number of NRIs, but a couple of silver or bronze ones, at the most. A spot survey of NRIs shows how disappointed they are with India's past Olympic performances and especially bitter about the country's exclusion from the hockey event.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 7:45:52 AM

Monika cannot compete in Beijing:IOA
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Saturday stressed that Monika Devi cannot join the Olympics contingent even as it was reported that she has been cleared of the dope charges.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 9:41:25 PM

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