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Gambhir-Sundaram spat: matter ‘amicably resolved’

Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | PNS | New Delhi

Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) president Sneh Bansal and sports secretary Sunil Dev met Delhi skipper Gautam Gambhir and Ferozeshah Kotla curator Venkat Sundaram, who got into a verbal spat on Monday over preparation of the pitch for the Vijay Hazare Trophy matches starting here from Wednesday. The meeting was...

EPL gone, with defeat now CL out of reach for Man U

Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | AFP | Paris

Two former Champions League winners Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund who have both been having trouble in their domestic leagues suffered differing fortunes in their Champions League last 16 first leg ties. United’s woeful season, in manager David Moyes’s maiden campaign, took another turn for the worse as they went down...

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Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | PNS/Agencies

Prannoy stuns Kashyap Mulheim an der Ruhr (Germany): Young H S Prannoy on Wednesday pulled off one of the biggest upsets of his career as he overwhelmed his much higher-ranked Indian compatriot Parupalli Kashyap at the USD 120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold here. Before that, other Indian shuttlers in the...

Sodhi, Sandhu launch Shotgun Open

Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | PNS | New Delhi

The success of Indian Premier League (IPL) has set the trend of launching a faster and entertaining version of different sports in the country. And the newest entrant in this category is shooting – shotgun to be specific. Two of India's shotgun aces, Ronjan Sodhi and Manavjit Sandhu, have come together...

Malinga rattles Pak chase

Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | PTI | Fatullah

Speedster Lasith Malinga's brilliant five-wicket haul under pressure and opener Lahiru Thirimanne's second ODI century helped Sri Lanka script a thrilling 12-run win over Pakistan in a nail-biting opening match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament, here on Tuesday. Malinga produced a sensational spell of death bowling, picking up key wickets...

Somdev’s day just got better

Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | PTI | Dubai

India number one Somdev Devvarman on Tuesday recorded the biggest win of his career by beating world number five Juan Martin Del Potro but the victory came when the Argentine retired mid-way into the first round match of the Dubai Duty Free Championships, here. Somdev, ranked 78, had won the...

Federer serves up hot starter

Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | Agencies | Dubai

Grand Slam record-holder Roger Federer began the second phase of what he hopes will be a revival of his fortunes by racing into the second round of the Dubai Open. In the process, he displayed some care-free hitting, lively footwork, and an air of authority which evoked his greatest days....

On familiar turf, India favourites

Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | PTI Fatullah | Bangladesh

Embarrassed in South Africa and New Zealand, regional powerhouse India would hope for a turnaround under a new captain when they take on a troubled Bangladesh in their Asia Cup opener here on Wednesday. For the five-time champions India, the build up to the 12th edition of the regional tournament has...

‘Outsider' Karthik hopes to lift team spirit

Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | PTI | Mirpur

Pressed into service after injury to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik on Tuesday said being an "outsider", he can add a bit of freshness to India's Asia Cup campaign after the battering in recent international engagements. "I got to know about three-four days back, I guess I'm used to it...

Beating India is no longer an upset: Mortaza

Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | PTI | Mirpur

Bangladesh's premier pacer Mashrafe Mortaza on Tuesday said that beating a heavyweight Indian cricket team is no longer considered as an "upset" as the hosts have defeated them on a few occasions in the near past including the last edition of Asia Cup. "I don't count a win against India...

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Quake measuring 3.7 on Richter scale felt in south Gujarat

22 Apr 2018 | PTI | Ahmedabad

A mild tremor measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was felt in parts of south Gujarat, including Bharuch and Surat districts, though no damage was reported, officials said...

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First meeting of Acharya Shankar Ekta Nyas held at CM residence

24 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

The first meeting of Acharya Shankar Ekta Nyas was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday at Chief Minister’s residence. Discussion on setting up statue, museum, institution establishment, premises construction, architectural style and vision, rules of the trust, administrative requirements, financial management and formation of executive committee was held in the meeting...

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