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  • Asian Games: Akhil dominates, Shiva walks into 2nd round in boxing September 24, 2014

    Incheon: Comeback-man Akhil Kumar (60kg) pummelled his Nepalese rival Purna Bahadur Lama before notching up a Technical Knockout triumph while Shiva Thapa (56kg) merely had to show up to enter the second round as Indian boxers began their Asian Games campaign on a winning note here on Wednesday. Shiva was the...
  • Andhra teen becomes youngest girl to scale Mount Everest May 25, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a historic feat for Indian mountaineering, 13yearold Malavath Purna became the youngest female climber to scale the Mount Everest. Purna was accompanied by Sadhanapalli Anand Kumar (16), a Class IX student from the Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh, and completed the feat on Sunday morning. ...
  • Man arrested for raping 14yearold stepdaughter April 20, 2013

    Rohtak: A man has been arrested for allegedly raping his 14yearold step daughter for over a year, police said in Rohtak on Friday. Three women, including mother of the victim and a doctor, have also been booked by police on charges of getting the victim's abortion done in a private...