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International boxing body suspends Sarita Devi for Asiad medal protest

Updated: 22 October 2014, Wednesday, 13:37 hrs (IST)
The Inetrnational Boxing Association has provisionally suspended India's woman boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games podium ceremony....   | Read..
 

Walsh decides to stay on as India hockey coach, to be given fresh contract

22 October 2014, Wednesday, 16:30 hrs (IST)
India's chief hockey coach Terry Walsh has dropped plans to quit, following a meeting with top sports officials....   | Read..
 

IAF down to 2/3rds of fleet as it grounds all Sukhoi-30 fighters for safety checks

Updated: 22 October 2014, Wednesday, 15:11 hrs (IST)
India has grounded its entire fleet of 200 Sukhoi-30 air superiority fighters and is putting each of them through a thorough technical check following a recent crash near Pune. ...   | Read..
 

Few takers, boat ride split into two

Just when some Calcutta industrialists thought they had escaped a delicate boat ride with the chief minister by booking themselves on flights out of town, the tide has turned....   | Read..
 

CBI harassing industry: CM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today said industrialists were being “harassed in the name of questioning by the CBI” in order to “scare away investors f...   | Read..
 

In cricket, Modi meets his match

If cricket is a religion, even the most powerful man in the subcontinent cannot trifle with its preordained destiny....   | Read..
 

Manjhi sees a joke in dig at govt colleague

Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, suffering from a severe bout of foot-in-the-mouth disease, today all but prompted a Congress leader to ridicule his (Manjhi’s) cabi...   | Read..
 

Assam youths linked to JMB

Assam police today said they had received evidence of some youths from the state visiting Bangladesh for training by the Jamaatul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), a banned or...   | Read..
 

NE student falls from train, dies

A Manipuri student returning to Mangalore, where he was pursuing a diploma in computer science, died after he allegedly fell off a train near Bagnan station in Bengal on ...   | Read..
 

A smile worth a crore, but she’s worth it

It costs over Rs 1.2 crore a year to keep her healthy, a sum her petty plywood trader father in Kantatoli can’t imagine. ...   | Read..
 
The chief minister and a group of industrialists afloat on the man-made lake in RajarhatÂ’s Eco Park on June 16
Few takers, boat ride split into two
 
 
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