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Whether Shashank Manohar plays chess or not, he has manoeuvred to position himself to be at the right place at the right time on the board of cricketing squares. He is always a move ahead and has an uncanny knack of steering clear of getting checkmated.
Aravindh, Hajra shine in Asian junior chess
New Delhi, May 8 : Top seed Aravindh Chithamabram stopped the winning streak of S.L. Narayanan in the open section while West Bengal girl Chandreyee Hajra shocked overnight sole leader Nandhidhaa P.V. in the ongoing Asian Junior Chess Championship here on Sunday.
Right now I am not thinking about my retirement: Vishwanathan Anand
Kolkata, Apr 25 : Five-time world chess champion Vishwanathan Anand on Sunday said that right now he has no plans to retire in the near future while addressing the press in an award ceremony in Kolkata.
Anand elated at Dipa's success
Kolkata, April 24 : Five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand on Sunday expressed happiness over Dipa Karmakar becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics.
Anand on goodwill ambassador: No problem if sportspersons' needs are ...
Kolkata, April 24 : Amid a row over actor Salman Khan's anointment as the goodwill ambassador for the Rio-bound Indian contingent, five time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand on Sunday said he saw no conflict in accepting stars from other fields if the sportspersons' needs are addressed.
Not retiring now, will take another shot at Candidates: Anand
Kolkata, April 24 : Despite having not qualified for the chess World Championship this year, Indian legend Vishwanathan Anand on Sunday said he wishes to continue and come back harder next time around.
Barack Obama, Michelle Obama attend dinner in Kensington Palace
London, Apr 23 : Duke Prince William , Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and Prince Harry welcomed US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama as they visited the Kensington Palace for a dinner on Friday.
Sachin joins Reliance General Insurance campaign against child ...
Mumbai, April 19 : Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar and chess maestro Viswanathan Anand, along with many celebrities, have joined Reliance General Insurance's Twitter campaign against child labour, the company said on Tuesday.
Prince William to host Obamas for dinner
London, Apr 19 : Duke Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton will host President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for dinner at their palace residence on Friday, officials said.
British royals amazed at the idea of love Taj represents: Guide
New Delhi, April 16 : Visiting British royals, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who spent around 45 minutes admiring the Taj Mahal, were amazed with the fact that "a king so loved his wife that he built such a beautiful monument to cherish her memories", says their tour guide.
William, Kate visit Taj, sit on Diana seat
Agra, April 16 : British royals, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on Saturday spent around 45 minutes admiring the Taj Mahal and also sat on the 'Diana seat' for a photo session - evoking the memory of the late Princess of Wales, who had sat on that marble bench alone 24 years ago, triggering ...
British royals visit Taj
Agra, April 16 : British royals, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on Saturday spent around 45 minutes admiring the Taj Mahal and also sat on the 'Diana seat' for a photo session.
Prince William, Kate Middleton visit Taj Mahal
Agra (Uttar Pradesh), Apr. 16 : The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, visited the Taj Mahal here on Saturday afternoon after their return from Bhutan.
Duke, Duchess visit Taj Mahal
Agra, Apr 16 : As the couple nearly reached the end of their tour to India and Bhutan, Duke Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton visited the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra on Saturday.
Drew Barrymore, Kate Middleton don same gown on same day
Los Angeles, April 16 : Looks like actress Drew Barrymore and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton have the same fashion sense. The two were spotted wearing the same gown on the same day but at different locations.
Duke, Duchess to visit Taj Mahal
Agra, Apr 16 : Reaching nearly the end of their tour, Duke Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton will visit Taj Mahal on Saturday.
Gogoi orders probe into rhino poaching
Guwahati, April 15 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday ordered an investigation into the killing of two rhinos in Assam's Kaziranga National Park, including one gunned down by poachers when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were visiting the famed wildlife sanctuary.
Kate Middleton not curvy enough for saree: Shobhaa De
New Delhi, April 15 : Socialite writer Shobhaa De has recently slammed Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middletion for her fashion choices on the royal tour.
India dominates Under 12 Category
Mongolia, Apr 14 : India won 3 Gold,2 Silver and 3 Bronze Medals in Asian Youth Chess Championship which concluded in Ulaanbaatar,Mongolia, on Thursday.
Rhino killed with AK 47 in Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga, Assam, Apr 14 : A rhino was killed as poachers struck with assault rifles in the Kaziranga National Park on Wednesday night, the day the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the abode of one-horned animals, reports said.
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge seek blessings in Thimphu temple
Thimphu (Bhutan), Apr.14 : The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge began their two-day tour of Bhutan after landing at Paro airport on Thursday morning.
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge head to Bhutan
Thimphu (Bhutan), Apr.14 : The Duke and Duchess flew to to Bhutan on Thursday. On arrival at Paro airport, The Duke and Duchess will immediately get a sense of the beauty of this mountainous country. They will be welcomed by senior state representatives before departing for a scenic drive to the ...
'British royals Kaziranga visit will heighten global awareness'
Kolkata, April 13 : Noted elephant trainer and conservationist Parbati Barua feels the visit by Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, to Assam's Kaziranga National Park will spur global awareness on conservation of rhinos and elephants, as well as other species.
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Kaziranga
Kaziranga (Assam), Apr.13 : The theme for Wednesday was firmly on the conservation efforts in Kaziranga National Park.
British royals go on Kaziranga park safari
Kaziranga (Assam), April 13 : Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, toured Assam's famed Kaziranga National Park on Wednesday and excitedly clicked photographs when they spotted one-horned rhinos, elephants, swamp deer and other wild animals during their two-hour ...
Prince William, Princess Kate's romantic evening in Assam
Washington D.C., April 13 : India is a land of Royals and romance, so when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on visitation in India, there needs to be something royally romantic for them.
Anupam Kher feels pleasured to meet Royal couple
New Delhi, April 13 : Seems like veteran actor Anupam Kher got his moment of pride yesterday, when he was invited to join Prime Minister Naendra Modi for the lunch hosted for the Royal Highness Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Aamir Khan wants more kids to take up chess
Mumbai, April 13 : Superstar Aamir Khan said that he is an enthusiast of the game of chess, which his grandmother taught him, and wants more kids to take up the sport as it builds their mind and analytical abilities.
British royals meet victims of acid attack, domestic abuse
New Delhi, April 12 : The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on the third day of their official tour of India, met a group of Indian women, including an acid attack victim, to hear about a range of issues affecting women and girls in the country.
British royals visit a charity for street children
New Delhi, Apr.12 : Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a charity working with street children here on the third day of their week-long tour of India that will include a trip to Bhutan.