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China defends Pakistan against Modi's 'terror export factory' remark

Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China on Friday defended Pakistan against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark that Islamabad was a terror export factory, saying the country must be supported in the fight against terrorism. Beijing also hinted the issue of terrorism will be on the agenda of discussion at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) when the eight-member block, joined by ...

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Vir Das' notebooks 'Frequent Breaks' to inspire students

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Actor-comedian Vir Das has designed the covers of a limited edition notebook named Frequent Breaks that he says will encourage students to take breaks from their studies during exam time. Vir has collaborated with stationery brand Navneet Education for the project as part of beverage brand Mirinda's Release the Pressure campaign. We've all faced exam pr...

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TECNO Mobile launches new affordable smartphone in India

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) TECNO Mobile, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings, on Thursday launched a new Camon i Sky smartphone in India for Rs 7,499. The launch of 'Camon i Sky' is pivotal in strengthening our portfolio and ensuring that we have offerings at key price points, Gaurav Tikoo, Senior Vice President, Marketing, TRANSSION India, said in a statement. Cam...

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Army felicitates CWG medallists

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday felicitated army athletes who were a part of the Indian contingent for the recently concluded Commonwealth Games (CWG) held in Gold Coast, Australia. Army athletes brought home a haul of three gold, three silver and four bronze medals from the Games. The Army will continue to monitor the performance of ...

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CWG performance just the start: BFI President

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Congratulating the Indian contingent, which returned with an impressive haul of nine medals from the just-concluded Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh on Tuesday warned the boxers not to get carried away with the recent accolades. Inspired by five-time world champion M.C. Mary Kom's maiden CWG gold in women's 48...

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Sushma in China from Saturday, to hold talks with Wang Yi

Beijing, April 17 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will hold bilateral talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during her two-day China visit beginning on Saturday. Sushma Swaraj will meet Wang on the sidelines of the foreign ministers' meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Summit (SCO). She will meet a more powerful Wang, who in March was elevated to China...

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Sushma in China from Saturday, hold talks with Wang Yi

Beijing, April 17 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will hold bilateral talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during her two-day China visit beginning on Saturday. Sushma Swaraj will meet Wang on the sidelines of the foreign ministers' meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Summit (SCO). She will meet a more powerful Wang, who in March was elevated to China...

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Two held for GST fraud in Gurugram

Gurugram, April 16 (IANS) Two people were arrested by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for their alleged involvement in the goods and services tax (GST) fraud, police said on Monday. SIT chief Sandeep Kumar said those arrested were identified as an assistant from Gurugram Excise and Taxation department, Gaurav Bahal, and a chartered accountant, Rakesh Arora. Arora was handed ov...

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Dharmendra to get Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Award

Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Veteran actor Dharmendra has been chosen for Maharashtra government's Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Award and director Rajkumar Hirani will get the Raj Kapoor Special Contributions Award. Maharashtra Education and Cultural Affairs Minister Vinod Tawde made the announcement via social media on Sunday. Delighted to announce veteran actor Dharmendraji as t...

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Neeraj, Manika, Sanjeev delight: 3 boxing gold, 2 wrestling gold swell India's pride

Gold Coast, April 14 (IANS) Neeraj Chopra and Manika Batra clinched India's first-ever gold medals in men's javelin throw and women's singles table tennis respectively while boxers Vikas Krishan, M.C. Mary Kom and Gaurav Solanki claimed top podium finishes. Golden wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Sumit Kumar and shooter Sanjeev Rajput took third-placed India's tally to 59 medals (25 gold, 16 silver, 1...

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Gold each for Mary, Vikas, Gaurav; India ends boxing campaign with 9 medals

Gold Coast, April 14 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom (48kg) Vikas Krishan (75kg), Gaurav Solanki (52kg) claimed the gold medals, while Satish Kumar (91kg), Amit Panghal (49kg) and Manish Kaushik (60kg) settled for silvers on Saturday as India ended the boxing competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) with its highest-ever haul of nine medals. Mary, a five-time world champion, defeated Kristi...

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India offers soybean exports to China amid trade war with US

Beijing, April 14 (IANS) In the wake of a raging US-China trade war, India on Sunday offered to export soybean and other agriculture products to Beijing, which has slapped retaliatory tariffs on American products. India also slammed the US for its protectionist trade policies, saying the unseemly practice has hurt the world's economic recovery. At the 5th India-China Strategic Ec...

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Boxer Solanki wins CWG title, Kaushik gets silver

Gold Coast (Australia), April 14 (IANS) Indian boxer Gaurav Solanki won the gold medal in the men's flyweight (52 kilogram) category at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. Solanki won a tough, fast paced, tactical battle by a split 4:1 verdict against the impressive Brendan Irvine of Northern Ireland in the final. Meanwhile, India's Manish Kaushik had to be content with...

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Boxer Solanki wins CWG title

Gold Coast (Australia), April 14 (IANS) Indian boxer Gaurav Solanki won the gold medal in the men's flyweight (52 kilogram) category at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. Solanki won a tough, fast paced, tactical battle by a split 4:1 verdict against the impressive Brendan Irvine of Northern Ireland in the final. --IANS ajb/ ...

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CWG: Wrestler Bajrang, shooters Anish and Tejaswini reign supreme; 6 boxers in finals

Gold Coast, April 13 (IANS) Shooters Anish Bhanwala and Tejaswini Sawant clinched gold medals, while wrestlers earned four medals, including a golden show from Bajrang, even as five boxers entered the finals on a day India clinched 10 medals at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. Among other success stories, Indian shuttlers claimed berths in seven semi-finals, while the wo...

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India on track to becoming leading boxing nation: BFI president

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh on Friday said that the performance at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast where nine boxers will end up with medals is a sign that the country is on track of becoming a leading boxing nation of the world. Boxers Vikas Krishan, Satish Kumar, Amit Panghal, Gaurav Solanki and Manish Kaushik entered the f...

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CWG: 5 Indians reach finals; Bronze each for Naman, Manoj & Hussamuddin

Gold Coast, April 13 (IANS) Indian boxers Vikas Krishan, Satish Kumar, Amit Panghal, Gaurav Solanki and Manish Kaushik entered the finals of their respective categories, while Naman Tanwar, Manoj Kumar and Mohammed Hussamuddin got bronze medals after losing in the semi-finals at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. The finals will take place on Saturday, with legandary M.C. ...

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Boxers Amit, Gaurav, Manish enter CWG finals

Gold Coast (Australia), April 13 (IANS) Indian boxers Amit Panghal, Gaurav Solanki and Manish Kaushik entered the finals of their respective categories at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. Amit outclassed Juma Miiro of Uganda by a unanimous 5:0 verdict in the semi-finals of the men's light flyweight (49 kilogram) category. Gaurav overcame a tough fight from Vidana...

7 days ago
Boxers Amit, Gaurav, Manish enter CWG finals

Gold Coast (Australia), April 13 (IANS) Indian boxers Amit Panghal, Gaurav Solanki and Manish Kaushik entered the finals of their respective categories at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. Amit outclassed Juma Miiro of Uganda by a unanimous 5:0 verdict in the semi-finals of the men's light flyweight (49 kilogram) category. Gaurav overcame a tough fight from Vidana...

7 days ago
Boxers Amit, Gaurav enter CWG finals

Gold Coast (Australia), April 13 (IANS) Indian boxers Amit Panghal and Gaurav Solanki entered the finals of their respective categories at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. Amit outclassed Juma Miiro of Uganda by a unanimous 5:0 verdict in the semi-finals of the men's light flyweight (49 kilogram) category. Gaurav overcame a tough fight from Vidanalange Ishan Band...

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