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Three-year-old archer Dolly enters India Book of Records

A three-year-old girl archer Cherukuli Dolly Shivani entered the India Book of Records after creating a record by achieving 388 points in archery at a show here on Tuesday in the presence of senior sports personalities. Two-year-old Indian archer Dolly Shivani Cherukuri takes aim during a world record target attempt …

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Carolina Marin keen to become World No.1

New Delhi, March 24(IANS) – Reigning World Badminton Champion Carolina Marin has set her sights on the World No.1 spot as she enters the $275,000 India Open Superseries as the second seed. The Spaniard is ranked No.4 and will be vying for the top spot this week. It is my …

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Goa government department bans sleeveless dresses, jeans for ‘decorum’

Panajim(Indiatoday): The Goa government’s department of art and culture has banned its staffers from wearing sleeveless clothes, multi-pocket pants and jeans, the state legislative Assembly was told on Tuesday. In his reply tabled during the budget session, Minister for Art and Culture Dayanand Mandrekar said that the instructions have been …

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Bengal summer camp to coach elderly on internet use

Kolkata, March 24(IANS) – Senior citizens who find it difficult to grapple with basic computing and internet activities can learn the essentials, courtesy a special summer camp course, an organiser said on Tuesday. To be launched in May, the summer vacation science camp at the Birla Industrial and Technological Museum …

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‘Queen’ wins best feature film award at National Film Awards

New Delhi, March 24(IANS) – Queen, the story of girl’s self-discovery, was cited as the best feature film at the 62nd National Film Awards announced here on Tuesday. The film narrates a story of an inspirational girl-next-door who embarks on her honeymoon alone after her prospective husband backs off. Actress …

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Winning National Award biggest high: ‘Mary Kom’ director

New Delhi, March 24(IANS) – Sitting miles away in Kuala Lumpur, Omung Kumar sprang with surprise and excitement upon hearing that his debut directorial venture Mary Kom, a film on the life of boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom, had won a National Film Award on Tuesday. He says it’s the …

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Gayle to play for Somerset

Somerset, March 24(IANS) – West Indies opener Chris Gayle has agreed to a shot-term deal with English cricket county side Somerset to play in this year’s NatWest T20 Blast, officials have announced. Gayle, Somerset’s most high-profile signing to date, could play as many as six games in a three-week period …

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