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The inspiring story of Major D P Singh

The inspiring story of India's Blade Runner, Major D P Singh On July 15, 1999, a young major was grievously injured in Kargil during Operation Vijay. Surgeons declared him dead in the army......

Gul Panag declared AAP candidate from Chandigarh

Former Miss India and actor Gul Panag on Thursday joined the Aam Aadmi Party and will be its candidate for Lok Sabha polls from Chandigarh, a place where she was born and describes as her "family's......

Cracks widen within Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party

Cracks are widening within Bihar BJP with more party legislators coming in the open and alleging lack of inner democracy with one MLA openly vouching for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar saying he would......

Did Boston bomber run stolen SUV over his brother?

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger of the two Chechen brothers suspected of the Boston marathon blasts, probably killed his elder brother Tamerlan by running over his SUV over him while fleeing, police......

Are Boston blasts linked to Oklahoma attack anniversary?

Investigators probing the Boston Marathon bombings are not calling the attacks an act of Islamic terrorism yet. According to media reports, federal investigators are looking into possible links......

'You cannot demand patriotism from foreign investors'

The role of a government is to enhance infrastructure and let the people of the country who have immense business acumen build manufacturing, S P Kothari, Deputy dean, MIT Sloan School of......

PM cranks up official machinery to control food inflation

With food inflation emerging as a major source of concern for the already beleaguered UPA government in the forthcoming elections, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has cranked up the official......

Corruption: Heavy punishment needed, not Lok Pal

It is one issue that has consistently left me in complete contemplation. At the very end of Ramayana when Lord Ram was fighting Ravan, the Devas and Gandharvas too gathered to watch the epic......

India will need 7,400 km of metros, subways by 2030

A Group of Ministers, headed by the Urban Development Minister Jaipal Reddy, is likely to be formed to address the issue of urbanization and manage this process successfully. The issue of......

Top country brands: India slips to 23

India India is ranked 23rd in the Future Brands' annual country brand index, a comprehensive study of nations based on levels of awareness, familiarity, preference, consideration, advocacy and......

Katie Holmes gets primary custody of Suri Cruise

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have reached a speedy settlement in their divorce case with the actress winning the primary physical custody of their six-year-old daughter Suri.Lawyers from both sides......

Shah Rukh, Salman win Screen Awards

The awards season kicked off with the 17th Annual Star Screen Awards, held on January 6, in Mumbai. Here's a look at some of the stunning arrivals, and winners. We start with Shah Rukh Khan, who......

Meet James Cameron's Cleopatra

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! James Cameron has confirmed that the next film from his 3-D stable will be Cleopatra, starring Angelina Jolie as the......

'I've never used my father's name to get anything'

When Sadiyaan, directed by Raj Kanwar, releases this Friday, audiences will get their first look at Luv Sinha, son of actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha. Along with known names like Rishi......

Wozniacki to face Sharapova in Indian Wells final

Former champion Caroline Wozniacki battled through a marathon encounter to upset fourth-seeded German Angelique Kerber 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 on Friday and reach her third BNP Paribas Open final in four......

Heartbroken Radcliffe out of Games

World marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe finally accepted defeat in her battle to be fit to race at the London Olympics, withdrawing from the Games on Sunday because of injury. The Briton, who......

African rivalry set to dominate Mumbai Marathon

African athletes are expected to continue their dominance with runners from Kenya and Ethiopia likely to battle it out for top honours from among 2475 participants at the 9th Standard Chartered......

Kannan upsets Aqeel Khan

Unseeded Vijay Kannan upset fourth seed Aqeel Khan of Pakistan after a marathon battle to move into the semi-finals in the US $10,000 Indian Oil ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament in Delhi on......

Massu slams umpire after marathon loss

Double Olympic champion Nicolas Massu was seething after he emerged on the wrong end of a marathon battle with Sargis Sargsian and the chair umpire in the second round of the U.S. Open on Thursday.......

  People speak for battle of marathon

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Q. what is the distance run in marathon race?and why it is called marathon ?
:  A. The marathon is a long-distance foot race with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26 miles and 385 yards), that is usually run as a road...... more

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sitapati rao
Q. Why is a marathon race exactly 26 miles and 385 yards long?
Sitapati Rao:  A. The name, "marathon", comes from the legend of Pheidippides, a Greek soldier, who was sent from the town of Marathon to Athens to...... more

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Shan Real
Q. How the concept of MARATHON came?
Shan Real:  A. The name Marathon comes from the legend of Pheidippides, a Greek messenger. The legend states that he was sent from the town of Marathon to Athens...... more

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Abhishek Chauhan
Q. Jade Goody has died in her sleep following a public battle with cancer...Q. Why should a person have to die of any disease when medical science has improved by leaps and bounds?
Abhishek Chauhan:  A. I personally believe we live as long as we are useful. What and who determines our usefulness? Those who do not believe in God might not agree with...... more

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joyoti sen
Q. How long is a marathon race in modern sports discipline?
Joyoti Sen:  A. The marathon is a long-distance foot race with an official distance of 42.195 kilometers (26 miles 385 yards) that is usually run as a road race....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-long-is-a-marathon-race-in-modern-sports-discipline/13707250/answers/13242914

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PT Usha accepts Modi's invite to get Gujarat athletes up and running

India's most successful sprinter, PT Usha, is set to take on a marathon mission to scout and groom sporting talent in Gujarat, in response to a... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/sports-news/othersports/-pt-usha-to-get-gujarat-athletes-up-and-running/article1-1277258.aspx?htsw0023
Smog forces runners to use mask in Beijing

Thousands of runners battled thick smog at the Beijing Marathon on Sunday, with some athletes donning masks as air pollution soared to 16 times the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/436857/smog-forces-runners-use-mask.html
Tales of a champion

Legendary long-distance runner Gebrselassie is a contented man having engineered an African surge. From running 20 kilometres to school everyday to... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/436686/tales-champion.html
The unique Cigna TTK Treadmillion Challenge is an exciting build-up to Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2014

As a thrilling build-up to the 2014 edition of Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM) Delhi's largest annual sporting celebration, the city's health... ...

http://www.apnnews.com/2014/10/18/the-unique-cigna-ttk-treadmillion-challenge-is-an-exciting-build-up-to-airtel-delhi-half-marathon-2014/
Cilic downs Robredo to reach Moscow semis

MOSCOW: US Open champion Marin Cilic cruised comfortably into the Kremlin Cup semifinals with a confident straight-set victory over sixth-seed... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/tennis/top-stories/Cilic-downs-Robredo-to-reach-Moscow-semis/articleshow/44865906.cms

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