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What comes next: The options

Sept. 23: As the Supreme Court deferred the pronouncement of the crucial Ayodhya land dispute judgment by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court due on Friday, questions are being raised by ov

‘It’s a dream come true’

Swimmers in the country have gone through a gamut of emotions over the past few weeks. From making it to the Commonwealth Games squad to finding their friends in the midst of a doping controversy, the

Rayudus hit a century each, Dheeraj, Shiv best bowlers

Rohit Rayudu’s unbeaten century helped Sporting XI script a 94-run victory over Mega City in an ‘A’ division two-day cricket league match played in Hyderabad.
Batting first, Rohit scored a brilliant u

Srijitesh in semifinal

Srijitesh Swamy prevailed over third seed P.V. Gnana Bhaskar 4-2, 5-4(3) in the quarterfinals of the under-14 boys event of the talent series tennis tournament being held at Advantage Tennis Academy i

Cruising bags Irani Memorial Gold Cup

Sept. 23: Jagdish Singh Dhariwal-trained Cruising was ably guided by A. Ashhad Asbar to claim the F.K. Irani Memorial Gold Cup, the feature event of the races held here on Thursday.

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User-friendly netbooks storm Indian market

Sept. 23: While the extraordinary success of Apple iPad has sparked a debate on netbook versus tablet computers, Indian hardware market seems to be betting big on the mini-notebooks. Almost all major

An evening in Chennai


It was a nostalgic evening for the Indian tennis fraternity. The occasion was to felicitate Leander Paes for completing 20 long years in Davis Cup, the sport’s premier team event. No city would have b

‘I have a good chance of a medal in 200m’

For Hirur Manjunath Jyothi, hailing from a small town, Hirur near Chitradurga, the Delhi Commonwealth Games promises to be the biggest step in her career. The transition from a sleepy-town girl to bei

‘We have to believe in ourselves’

Having come back with rich experience from the 13th FINA World Championship held in Rome last year, swimmer Arjun J. P. is looking to put his best foot forward at the upcoming Commonwealth Games.


Access to cricketers is easy

Sept. 12: Prior to the final of the recent tri-series in Dambulla, a senior journalist wanted to have a chat with Praveen Kumar. Team manager Ranjib Biswal overreacted, pulled the mediaman aside and e

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.