Tag Archives: India

World anti-doping agency ranks India 3rd in doping violations after Russia, Turkey

As the world gears up for the 2015 IAAF World Athletic Championships in August and 2016 Rio Olympics, the World Anti Doping Agency bombarded everyone with a report of doping violations that saw Russia top the list. Athletics, weightlifting and cycling became the most practiced areas of doping among the sportspersons with 280, 252 and 203 violations, respectively. World Anti ...

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India suffers shocking defeat to Bangladesh in 1st ODI; Sweet Revenge ?

After suffering a painful 109 mauling to India in the quarter finals of 2015 ICC World Cup, Bangladesh has finally taken their “sweet revenge” as they clinched a pumped up 79-run victory over India in the first ODI on Thursday. Burning effigies, chanting “Shame Shame,” during protests, all Bangladeshis from a furious Prime Minister to an  annoyed Bangladeshi ICC president ...

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Abusing Elders Common Worldwide, but Lowest in India: Report

Compared to a very high incidence of abuse faced by the world community-dwelling older adults, India accounts lowest with 14 percent of abuse compared to china’s 36 percent in Asia, said a new study, on the occasion the of the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15. A new global review reveals that elder abuse–which includes psychological, physical, and ...

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Sri Lanka to host Pakistan, 1st Test Match Tomorrow, Who Will Win?

India’s neighbour Sri Lanka and Pakistan will clash in their three-match Test series beginning Wednesday at a time when India and Bangladesh are entering the ODI phase after their first test match ended in a draw. Pakistan will clash with sri Lanka at Galle International stadium tomorrow, Wednesday, June 17 at 10 AM local time. The play can be watched ...

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International Yoga Day: Run up Begins in Delhi, Health Awareness Heightens

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s advice to government officials to practice Yoga ahaead of the Sunday International Yoga Day, June 21, several central government officials are making a beeline to yoga calsses in the morning in Delhi. Elsewhere, in Haryana and BJP-ruled states too, the yoga fever is gripping the officials, especially those in their 50s finding it difficult and ...

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Harbhajan Singh surpasses Wasim Akram in Bangladesh

Going into the one-off test against Bangladesh, India had many expectations – a win most importantly. While the rain-hit five-day clash ended in a draw with most of the Team Blue players performing as expected, one person broke a record. Harbhajan Singh at 34 became the 9th highest wicket takers in test ahead of Wasim Akram of Pakistan. Regarded as ...

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India vs Bangladesh: India look to wipeout Bangladesh as visitors finish with 462/6

Rain haunted one-off test that interrupted the first day, and completely whitewashed the second saw India call it a day as the visitors finished the first innings at 462/6. fantastic 323 run partnership between openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay who scored 173 and 150 runs, respectively, saw India take an amazing lead in the rain hit test match. Ajinkya Rahane ...

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IISc Ranks 37 in Times Higher Education List of 2015 for Asia

The Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) and Punjab University (Chandigarh) have made it to be among the list of top 50 universities across Asia, not considering the fact that no Indian varsity or institute figures in the world top 100 list. The Asia University Ranking is one of the category in Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The Indian Institute of ...

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India vs Bangladesh: New look India take on Stronger Bangladesh

By Sharangee Dutta India will look to grab a win against Bangladesh in the only test of their tour to the country when they take on them today for a five-day showdown. Bangladesh who has been living all these years with the “underdog” status will look to use their new improved game to clinch a win against India in this one ...

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Srivari Chandrashekar appointed IICT – Hyderabad Director

Hyderabad-based CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) has announced the appointment of its chief scientist and well-known figure Dr. Srivari Chandrashekar as the director, to push for a sysnthesis in the field of natural products and lab-developed chemical components in the pharmaceutical field. Dr Chandrashekar was associated with the IICT since 1994 and became the chief scientist in 2010, leading ...

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India’s Umpire Ravi Makes it to Elite ICC Panel

A decade after S. Venkataraghavan served on the elite ICC umpires’ panel, Sundaram Ravi has made it to the top ICC selection of umpires on Thursday, besides biggies like New Zealand’s Chris Gaffaney, replacing the outgoing umpires Billy Bowden and Steve Davis. The 49-year-old umpire from Chennai was officiating in the two-Test England-NZ series in England prior to this selection, ...

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In Praise of Canola Oil to Reduce Your Cholesterol, Belly Fat

While research is in praise of olive oil till now, new study has thrown light on similar health benefits for canola oil that is extracted from the canola plant for use as kitchen oil. Besides its nutritional value, canola oil is billed as weight-reducing agent to tackle obesity and lifestyle risks in modern day food habits. With its taste-less and ...

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