Tag Archives: Praise

Barcelona Footballer Neymar Praises Boxer Mayweather Win over Pacquiao

Barcelona, May 3 (IANS) Spanish football club Barcelona’s Brazilian forward Neymar has paid tribute to boxer Floyd Mayweather after his victory by a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas. Mayweather bravely outfought Pacquiao to stretch his unbeaten overall fight record to 48-0 on Saturday. “Pacquiao is an amazing fighter but for me Floyd is the one and like ...

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Chak de India: IMF chief Lagarde upbeat on India future

Calling India a “bright” spot on the global economic horizon, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Monday said the country was bigger than what is perceived and must seize its moment to excel and show the world its consumer power. “Chak de India!” or come on India, Laarde said in her speech at Lady Shriram College here, as she commenced ...

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Railway Budget Reactions at a Glance from Modi to Bansal

Former Congress government’s railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said the budget presented by Suresh Prabhu was nothing new and repetition of previous budgets presented by him. “It’s repetitive…,” he said pointing out the IT provisions being talked about now that were actually introduced by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi a long time ago. “It would have been good had he ...

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India are light years ahead of England in ODI, says former bowler Bob Willis

Former England fast bowler Bob Willis said that the Indians were light years ahead of their present English counterparts in One-Day Internationals (ODIs), and added that the limited overs game has changed beyond recognition. “Indian players are getting individual scores of 200 plus in one-day games now and there are light years between them and the way England play,” Willis ...

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Kamal Haasan turns 60; Vishwanath, Birju Maharaj, Ramesh Aravind, Singeetham Srinivasa Rao Shower Praise

By Haricharan Pudipeddi  Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Kamal Haasan, who turned 60 Friday, is not just an actor par excellence, but he has also donned multiple hats such as a filmmaker, writer, dancer, music composer. His colleagues speak highly about the versatile talent. IANS got in touch with different people Kamal has worked with, to find out more about the ...

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World Cup Triumph Completed Sachin Tendulkar’s Career: Wasim Akram

As Sachin Tendulkar presented his autobiogrpahy "Playing it my Way’ to his mother on Wednesday, there is another pat coming from none other than Wasim Akram, his opponent in cricket from Pakistan long ago. But it was a pleasant one for the cricket legend. A World Cup triumph completes the career of a professional cricketer, said former Pakistan fast bowler ...

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Modi Assures India’s Support as a Friend, Partner to Afghan President

Regarding Kabul’s efforts to build a strong and prosperous nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured support to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and said India will stand as a friend and partner in the endeavor, on Wednesday. According to a statement from the PMO, Modi spoke with Ghani over phone and congratulated him on his election as president of Afghanistan. The ...

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