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Defeat for doubles team in World Championships

The Indian men's and women's doubles teams crashed out of the world championships after losing their respective third-round matches here.

Indian men's and women's pairs storm into pre-quarters

Indian men's and women's doubles pairs steamrolled over their respective opponents to sail into the pre-quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships.

Saina enters third round of World Championship

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal survived a scare before prevailing over unseeded Chinese Taipei's Hsian Huan Chen in a thrilling three-game match to reach the prequarterfinals of World Championship h

Kashyap crashes out of World Badminton C'ships

India's Parupalli Kashyap blew away a game lead to crash out of in the first round of the World Badminton Championships here.

Chetan Anand crashes out of Badminton Championships

Top Indian shuttler Chetan Anand crashed out of the World Badminton Championships with a disappointing straight-game defeat against a low ranked opponent in the men's singles first round here on Tuesd

War with Taliban is being lost: Pak Prez

Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari warned that the international community was losing the war against the Taliban in Afghanistan, according to an interview published on Tuesday.

French soccer stars in child sex probe

The French police detained football internationals Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema on Tuesday as they faced possible charges in a probe into an alleged under-age prostitution ring.

X-ray reveals Da Vinci’s light touch on Mona Lisa


French scientists have shone new light on the painting technique that allowed Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci to give the Mona Lisa such an extraordinary delicate charm.

‘European probe Rosetta flies by massive asteroid’

The European spacecraft Rosetta performed a fly-by of a massive asteroid on Saturday, the European Space Agency said, taking images that could one day help earth defend itself from destruction.

Gallas blames coach for exit

The blame for France’s catastrophic World Cup finals campaign should be laid at the door of former coach Raymond Domenech, said veteran defender William Gallas on Wednesday.

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