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PHOTOS: It's a mad, mad world!

Here are 8 images that show we live in a crazy, odd world.   People look on as folk artist Han Xiaoming demonstrates painting with his tongue, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Han dipped his......

Remembering the Iron Lady of India

It is unconscionable to choose between Sardar Patel, who united India physically, and Indira Gandhi, who gave meaning, content and pride to the unity of the nation and became a martyr at the altar......

Asian Games: Double celebration for India in men's hockey

India's Kothajit Singh, left, celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Pakistan in Asian Games final. Photograph: PTI In the nerve-wracking contest between the two arch-rivals India and......

REWIND: Top moments from the week that was

Here’s a glimpse at what happened around the world last week A volunteer of Ukrainian self-defence battalion ‘Azov’ talks to his girlfriend after returning from the front line in......

Do you know these 10 famous Scots?

Scotland will vote on whether it will be an independent country or will remain a part of the United Kingdom on September 18. Independence will end a 305-year-old union with England and break up......

It's been 5 years, but the 'Birds' are 'Angry' still

Seeing the popularity enjoyed by the game, Rovio developed it for Android, Windows, Symbian and BlackBerry smartphones and eventually expanded the games for PC and Mac. Finnish developer Rovio......

Auction of coal mines to be the next big thing

Much excitement has been generated around the impending auctions of 204 coal mines, which could, some reports suggest, take place before the end of December this year.  The big question is......

Brazil Olympic mascots named after 'Girl from Ipanema' composers

The mascots for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be named 'Tom' and 'Vinicius' after the singer-songwriters who wrote The Girl from Ipanema, organisers said on Sunday. The names won......

Revealed! Rio 2016 mascots inspired by animals and plants

Characters were born out of the joy of the Brazilian people at having been awarded the Games The unnamed mascots of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are pictured with the Copacabana beach......

EPL: Ferdinand fined, suspended for three games for Twitter comment

Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand has been suspended for three matches and fined 25,000 pounds ($40,030) after he was found guilty of misconduct by the Football Association (FA) for an......

Asian Games: India men win hockey gold; qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics

India's Kothajit Singh, left, celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Pakistan in the Asian Games final. Photograph: PTI India beat Pakistan 4-2 in the penalty shoot-out to clinch the men's......

After CWG, Suhsil targets Asian Games glory

Rio is at the back of his mind but for Sushil Kumar, one of India's greatest Olympians, the immediate aim is to win a gold medal in the upcoming Asian Games, a stage where the decorated wrestler,......
  Videos for Rio Games
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  People speak for rio games

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Ramesh Agarwal
Q. JAI SHRI RAM PLEASE JOIN ME TO CONG.OUR NATIONAL HOCKEY TEAM FOR BEATING PAK.BY 4-2 IN FINAL OF ASIAN GAMES ANNEXING NOT ONLY GOLD MEDAL BUT ALSO QUALIFY FOR RIO OLYMPICS.WE ARE PROUD ON THEM.
Ramesh Agarwal:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jai-shri-ram-please-join-me-to-cong.our-national-hockey-team/27912922/answers/

Giaa
Q. Which sport will be added to the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016?CricketBowlsBeach volleyballGolf...
Giaa:  A. Best wishes for them.....:-) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-sport-will-be-added-to-the-olympic-games-in-rio-in-201/26804795/answers/27912925

Dirty Joyesh
Q. Commonwealth Games 2014 will be held at(a) London(b) Rio de Janerio(c) Melbourne(d) Glasgow
Dirty Joyesh:  A. All excepting perhaps Cricket. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/commonwealth-games-2014-will-be-held-ata-londonb-rio-de-jane/24335199/answers/26804821

Santonu Borpuzari
Q. where 2016 olympic will be hed
Santonu Borpuzari:  A. Rio de Janerio......... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-2016-olympic-will-be-hed/23638984/answers/24335245

Aporupa Upasana
Q. This year's Olympic Games (2012) are held in London, where will be the next Olympic Games held?
Aporupa Upasana:  A. The 2016 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, are a major international multi-sport event to be celebrated in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/this-years-olympic-games-2012-are-held-in-london-where-will-/23533059/answers/23639021

  Web results for Rio Games
Kidambi Srikanth is World No. 4 in world badminton

NEW DELHI: Young Kidambi Srikanth continued his meteoric rise in world badminton as he ended the season by becoming only the third Indian male... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/sports/kidambi-srikanth-is-world-no-4-in-world-badminton/articleshow/45638842.cms
Saina launches badminton academy, says India needs quality coaches to progress

A successful 2014 behind her, aceIndia shuttler Saina Nehwal is now looking for an "evenbetter" outing in the coming year with her eyes trained... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/sports/saina-launches-badminton-academy-says-india-needs-quality-coaches-to-progress-2014295.html
Cielo

Local hero Cesar Cielo believes Brazil is on track for its best ever Olympic swimming performance at the Rio 2016 Games. Cielo, who won the 50m... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a516099.html
Saina Nehwal

Olympic bronze medallist and China Open winning shuttler Saina Nehwal on Wednesday said that a biopic should be made on her along the lines of... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/report-deepika-padukone-and-shah-rukh-khan-should-act-in-biopic-on-me-saina-nehwal-2046844
Golden moments to savour

It wasn't all smooth sailing but India still reaped a good haul with several individual achievements standing out It’s report card time... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/449610/golden-moments-savour.html

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