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Tight security as Olympic torch begins India run (Lead)
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Sportspersons past and present, film stars and other celebrities hastily passed the Beijing Olympic flame from one to another Thursday as the tightly orchestrated India run of the torch began under a cloud of protests from Tibetans elsewhere in the city.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 5:20:02 PM

Olympic torch begins India run
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Beijing Olympic torch began its India run Thursday with security personnel swarming the national capital's Raisina Hill as fears of Tibetan protesters overshadowed the sporting spirit.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 5:06:12 PM

Olympics torch reaches Rashtrapati Bhavan for rally site (Lead)
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Beijing Olympics torch has reached the presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan, atop Raisina Hill, to begin the rally from Vijay Chowk to India Gate.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 4:24:27 PM

India dump Tajikistan in World junior tennis
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) India advanced to the quarterfinals of the Asia-Oceania leg of World under-14 tennis championship, thrashing Tajikistan 3-0 in their last Group 'A' encounter at Shenzen, China.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 4:11:03 PM

India's Dempo stun Muharraq of Bahrain in AFC Cup (Lead)
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Double strikes from Nigerian striker Ranti Martins steered India's I-League champions Dempo to a 2-1 win over Bahrain League winners Al Muharraq in a group A Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup match in Manama.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 4:10:26 PM

Olympics torch leaves hotel for rally site
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Beijing Olympics torch was taken from the Le Meridien Hotel for Vijay Chowk, in front of Rashtrapati Bhavan, from where the torch rally begins at 4 p.m.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 4:10:13 PM

Three Tibetans held while entering Le Meridian Hotel
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Three Tibetans were arrested Thursday when they tried to barge into the Le Meridien Hotel where the Olympic torch was supposed to be kept.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 2:59:06 PM

Canadian firm bags BCCI, IPL website deal for $50 mn (Lead)
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Canada-based Live Current Media Inc has secured the rights to build portals of the Indian cricket board as well as the Indian Premier League (IPL) at a combined cost of $50 million.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 2:57:29 PM

Canadian firm bags BCCI, IPL website deal for $50
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Canada-based Live Current Media Inc. has secured the rights to build portals of the Indian cricket board as well as the Indian Premier League (IPL) at a combined cost of $50 million.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 2:29:34 PM

Tibetans start parallel torch relay
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetans Thursday began a parallel torch relay from Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat as India's capital turned into a virtual fortress for the Olympic torch relay slated for afternoon.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 11:55:16 AM

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