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Shunglu Committee only a cover-up, allege social activists
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) A group of social activists Friday accused the prime minister of 'misleading the nation' by setting up the Shunglu Committee to probe corruption charges in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, and demanded formation of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) instead.

Friday, October 29, 2010 7:20:22 PM

Tandon shocks top seed Dixit for junior squash title
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Second seed Ramit Tandon provided the only surprise result of the day when he beat Asian junior champion Ravi Dixit in the all-Tamil Nadu boys under-19 final of the National sub-junior and junior squash championship, here Friday.

Friday, October 29, 2010 7:04:42 PM

Afridi has to give results, says Malik
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Shoaib Malik feels Shahid Afridi has to deliver as a captain and make the most of the opportunity that has been given to him by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Friday, October 29, 2010 5:21:22 PM

Called off, but Goa ODI in duplicate tickets row
Panaji, Oct 29 (IANS) The India-Australia one-day cricket match in Goa that was called off has nevertheless attracted controversy over allegations of tickets having been duplicated.

Friday, October 29, 2010 12:23:23 PM

London Olympics ahead, funds to keep flowing for athletes
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Following the overwhelming success of Indian athletes at the Commonwealth Games, the sports ministry wants to continue pumping in more money and strategising for their sustained progress till the 2012 London Olympics.

Friday, October 29, 2010 11:38:47 AM

Banerjee assures jobs to CWG, other medal winners
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday assured jobs to several Commonwealth Games (CWG) medal winners and other sportspersons and announced that her department will set up four academies to groom talent with the 2012 Olympics in mind.

Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:36:56 PM

Rani, 15, nominated for FIH award
Chennai, Oct 28 (IANS) India's striker, 15-year old Rani Rampal who caught the eye of the discerning with six goals at the recent women's hockey World Cup in Argentina, is among the nominees for the FIH Young Player of the Year award.

Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:07:29 PM

Tax officials raid Kolkata infrastructure firm
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) Income Tax officials Thursday raided the offices of MBL Infrastructure Limited here over the contract awarded to it for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in New Delhi. The raids were a part of the nation-wide drive on offices of companies which received CWG contracts.

Thursday, October 28, 2010 8:27:26 PM

Shah, Malhotra score upset wins in junior squash
Chennai, Oct 28 (IANS) For second seeded Manik Dutta (boys under-15) and Anandita Gupta (girls under-15) the script went wrong as both the Madhya Pradesh players lost their semi-final matches in the National sub-junior and junior squash championship here Thursday.

Thursday, October 28, 2010 7:55:25 PM

Durand Cup: Garhwal Heroes shock Sporting; Salgaocar beat Air India
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Delhi club Garhwal Heroes shocked Sporting Clube de Goa 2-1 while Salgaocar beat Air India 3-1 in the quarter-final league of Durand Cup football tournament here Thursday.

Thursday, October 28, 2010 6:22:58 PM

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