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  • Danish woman gangrape: Delhi Police arrests 2 suspects 15-01-2014 08:24 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday evening arrested two suspects in connection with the gangrape of a Danish national on Tuesday night in Paharganj area of the national capital. The police had earlier said that they have identified all the eight men who allegedly gangraped the foreign national. The...
  • Confident Subrata Paul aims big in his Danish sojourn 03-01-2014 08:39 PM

    Kolkata: India's top shot-stopper Subrata Paul is neither excited nor intimidated in his endeavour to become the first player in independant India to play for a first division club in Europe as he gets ready for his six-month stint at Denmark's FC Vestsjaelland. The first ever Indian footballer to play...
  • Norway, Denmark agree to transport Syria's chemical weapons 07-12-2013 12:23 PM

    Norway and Denmark will work together in transporting Syria's chemical weapons for destruction, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said Friday. "Based on decisions by the United Nations Security Council and the OPCW (the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons), Norway and Denmark have agreed to offer a joint contribution to...
  • India ranked 98th on list of best countries for business: Forbes 05-12-2013 06:07 PM

    India has been ranked 98th in the Forbes list of world's best countries for doing business that has cited poverty, corruption and discrimination against girls among the challenges facing the country. According to the list compiled by the US publication, among the BRIC economies, Brazil was placed higher at the...
  • Defending champion Saina Nehwal bows out of Denmark Open 18-10-2013 09:03 PM

    Odense: The Indian challenge came to an end at the $400,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Friday after both Saina Nehwal and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt lost their respective quarterfinals. Defending champion Saina lost a marathon women's singles contest 21-13, 18-21, 19-21 in a thrilling one hour and six minute-battle against...
  • Denmark Super Series: Saina Nehwal, Gurusaidutt enter quarters, P Kashyap out 17-10-2013 10:44 PM

    Odense: Defending champion Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarter-finals of the Denmark Super Series Premier with a straight-game thrashing of Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour in the second round of the women's singles competition on Thursday. The London Olympics bronze medallist notched up a 21-12 21-7 victory over Gilmour in a women's...
  • Saina, Kashyap reach 2nd round; Sindhu crashes out in Denmark 16-10-2013 07:21 PM

    Odense: Top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap along with two other Indians sailed into the second round of the Denmark Super Series Premier with contrasting wins in the opening round, but it was curtains for P V Sindhu on Wednesday. Defending champion Saina brushed aside Bulgaria's Stefani Stoeva 21-16,...
  • Shuttler Anand Pawar reaches main draw of Denmark Open 15-10-2013 09:36 PM

    Odense: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar powered his way to the main draw of the men's singles competition with a straight-game victory over German's Dieter Domke in the Denmark Super Series Premier on Tuesday. Pawar notched up a 26-24, 21-15 win over local player Flemming Quach in the first round and...
  • Saina Nehwal looking for first 2013 title in Denmark Open 14-10-2013 01:53 PM

    Odense: Rejuvenated after a one and a half month break following the IBL, defending champion Saina Nehwal will now eye her maiden title of the season when she competes at the USD 400,000 Denmark Super Series Premier which begins with the qualifiers here Tuesday. "I am the defending champion in...
  • Italy took problematic mentality: Coach 12-10-2013 10:50 AM

    Rome: Italy head coach Cesare Prandelli said his side adopted a wrong mentality in their 2-2 draw with Denmark in their penultimate World Cup qualifier on Friday. Alberto Aquilani scored in the stoppage time to salvage the draw for Italy. The Azzurri were 1-0 ahead through Dani Osavaldo before Nicklas...
  • Saina will play in Denmark Open, says Gopichand 06-09-2013 09:38 PM

    Hyderabad: Saina Nehwal, who has decided to skip the Japan Open Super Series tournament this month, will play in the Denmark Open in October, chief national coach Pullela Gopichand said here on Friday. "She will be playing in Denmark and France," he told reporters here on the sidelines of inauguration...
  • Ashwini Ponnappa-Jwala Gutta to renew partnership in Denmark 02-09-2013 07:26 PM

    New Delhi: Doubles shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa will join hands with former partner Jwala Gutta once again, starting from the Denmark Open Super Series Premier October 15-20. The 2011 World Championships women's doubles bronze medallists will also play the French Open Super Series (Oct 22-27) and the Bitburger SaarLoxLux Open Grand...
  • Indian badminton is strong and growing fast: Fischer 16-08-2013 02:29 PM

    New Delhi: London Olympics bronze-medallist in mixed doubles, Joachim Fischer Nielsen of Denmark feels India has a "strong" men's and women's singles pool and the country is fast emerging as a force to reckon with in world badminton. Talking about the competition in men's singles, Fischer said, "The competition in...
  • Awadhe Warriors replace banned Jongjit with Boe 03-08-2013 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: London Olympics men's doubles silver-medallist, Denmark's Mathias Boe, has been roped in by Awadhe Warriors as a replacement for banned Thai shuttler Maneepong Jongjit in the upcoming Indian Badminton League. The IBL governing council ratified the decision here on Saturday, following a request from Awadhe Warrior to pick...
  • Pedersen sets 200 metres breaststroke world record 01-08-2013 10:29 PM

    Barcelona: Rikke Pedersen of Denmark set a world record in the womens 200 metres breaststroke in her semi-final at the world championships in Barcelona on Thursday. Pedersen, 24, clocked two minutes 19.11 seconds to beat the previous mark of 2:19.59 set by American Rebecca Soni at the Olympic Games in...
  • Copenhagen: Sudarsan Pattnaik wins 'The Danish Grand Prize' 21-05-2013 09:46 AM

    London: Internationally acclaimed Indian Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the grand prize at the prestigious Copenhagen International Sand sculpture festival in Denmark for his sculpture on environment. Pattnaik, who is from Orissa, won the prize for his sand sculpture 'Go Green, Save Earth'. He created the 15 feet-high sculpture...
  • Thirty dead dogs found in Danish man's freezer 07-05-2013 07:23 PM

    Copenhagen: Danish police found 30 dead dogs, including 25 puppies, in a freezer while investigating complaints of loud barking. Police spokesman Soeren Bach said that they discovered the dogs on Monday at a 66-year-old man's house after he had refused to pay fines for disturbing the peace and ignored an...
  • Saina reaches world number 3 after Denmark win 25-10-2012 08:13 PM

    New Delhi: Riding on her maiden Denmark Open title triumph last Sunday, India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal gained a position to climb up to third spot in the latest World badminton ranking announced on Thursday. The London Olympics Bronze medallist Indian is now just one step away from regaining her...
  • Saina targets another title at French Open 23-10-2012 05:14 PM

    Paris: Fresh from her maiden Denmark Open title triumph, India ace Saina Nehwal will now look to clinch her fifth title of the year when she starts her campaign in the women's singles at the French Open Super Series here on Wednesday. The 22-year-old Indian capped her return to court...
  • Saina Nehwal beats Juliane Schenk to win Denmark Open 21-10-2012 08:01 PM

    Odense: Olympic bronze-medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal fought through a troubling knee to clinch her fourth title of the year by lifting the Denmark Open Super Series Premier trophy with a dominating win in the final here Sunday. The 22-year-old Saina, who was competing in her first tournament after the London...
  • Saina Nehwal in Denmark Open final: Catch the live action here 21-10-2012 03:40 PM

    India's badminton ace Saina Nehwal takes on Juliane Schenk of Germany in the Denmark Open final on Sunday. We'll bring you all the updates live through our tweets. Saina made it to the summit clash after beating World No. 1 Wang Yihan of China, who retired with a knee injury...
  • Jwala-Diju loss ends Indian campaign in Denmark 21-10-2011 10:46 PM

    New Delhi: Curtains were drawn on India's campaign at the Denmark Open Super Series after the mixed doubles pair of V Diju and Jwala Gutta suffered a humiliating straight-games defeat in the quarter-finals at Odense on Friday. The unseeded Indian pair lost 5-21 7-21 to the third-seeded English combination of...
  • Saina crashes out of Denmark Open 20-10-2011 06:23 PM

    New Delhi: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal suffered a straight-game defeat against Tzu Ying Tai of Chinese Taipei in the second round to crash out of the Denmark Open Super Series at Odense on Thursday. However, Jwala Gutta and V Diju kept India's tri-colour fluttering after notching up a 21-16...
  • Saina, Anand reach second round of Denmark Open 19-10-2011 09:18 PM

    New Delhi: Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Anand Pawar advanced to the second round of the Denmark Open Super Series after notching up contrasting victories in the opening round of the main draw at Odense on Wednesday. Fourth seed Saina beat Porntip Buranaprasertsuk of Thailand 21-16 21-8 in a 31-minute...
  • Pawar wins, Gurusaidutt loses in Denmark Open 18-10-2011 10:45 PM

    New Delhi: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar kept his hopes alive of reaching the main draw of Denmark Open Super series but it was all over for compatriot RMV Gurusaidutt at Odense on Tuesday. Pawar defeated Russian Vladimir Ivanov 21-10 21-14 in the opening round and would take on Daren Liew...
  • Saina eyes first 2011 Super Series in Denmark 17-10-2011 04:46 PM

    New Delhi: As the season is drawing to a close, Saina Nehwal would look to end the Super Series title drought when the Denmark Open gets underway at Odense with the qualifiers on Tuesday. World number four Saina had won three Super series titles - Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong...