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November 4, 2017

4 Indian women enter Asian Boxing Championship semis

Ho Chi Minh City, Nov 4: Indias women pugilists asserted themselves in the ring once more, assuring the country of at least four more medals at the Asian Boxing Championships here on Saturday evening.The legendary M.C. Mary Kom (48 kilogram), who has turned her comeback to international boxing into a sweet one, Shiksha (51kg) and Priyanka Chaudhary (57kg) won their bouts on a busy Saturday to advance to the medal rounds. Earlier, Seema Punia had earned herself a medal in the +81kg category as she turned out to be one of…

Sharath Kamal-Sathiyan take bronze at Belgium Open

De Haan (Belgium), Nov 4: Indian stars Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran cornered a bronze medal in the men's doubles category of the 2017 Challenge Belgium Open table tennis tournament here.The Indians lost in the semi-finals to the second-seeded German duo of Patrick Franziska and Ricardo Walther 7-11, 11-7, 11-5, 5-11, 5-11 to settle for a bronze on Friday night. Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan lost the first game but came back strongly, to win the next two. They, however, couldn't maintain the…

Kapur, Peterson share lead at Panasonic Open

New Delhi, Nov 4: Shiv Kapur showed great composure and grit to hang in and then close the day with a stunning 25-footer for an eagle to take a share of the lead at the end of the third round of the Panasonic Open India golf tournament here on Saturday.Minutes before he holed that massive putt, American Paul Peterson (70) chipped in from the edge on the 18th to move from 11-under to 13-under, where he was joined by Kapur (69). Having started the day with an opening bogey, it was a testing day for Kapur as he had to dig…

New Zealand elect to bat in second T20I

Rajkot, Nov 4: New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson elected to bat against India in the second T20 International at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Saturday.For the hosts, Hyderabad pacer Mohammed Siraj will make his India debut and comes in place of the just-retired Ashish Nehra. The tourists have made a couple of changes bringing in Adam Milne in place of Tim Southee and Glenn Phillips for Tom Latham. India are 1-0 up in the three-match series after winning the opening tie at the Ferozshah Kotla in…

Exploring new genre with ‘Meri Hanikarak…’: Karan

Mumbai, Nov 4 : TV actor Karan Suchak, who has been roped in to play the lead in "Meri Hanikarak Biwi", says he is exploring a new genre with the upcoming show."'With Meri Hanikarak Biwi', I'm exploring a completely new genre since in the past, I did mythological and historical shows," Karan said in a statement. The story of "Meri Hanikarak Biwi", which will air on &TV, will revolve around Akhilesh, a simple boy from Varanasi, and Ira, a doctor from Mumbai. The show will put forth a…
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