Sunday, September 23, 2012

Archery World Cup

India’s top archer Deepika Kumari lost a close game in the World Cup final to Olympic double gold medallist Bo Bae Ki to settle for a silver in the recurve women’s individual event at Hibiya Park in Tokyo. 
Deepika was in splendid form as she won the quarter-finals and semi-finals to lead 4-0 in the final before she lost 4-6 (26-23, 27-25, 24-28, 23-26, 25-26).
This is the first tournament after her disappointing performance in London Olympics. Because of her disappointing performance in Olympics she lost her no:1 ranking and she is currently ranked 2. 

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‘Barfi’ chosen to contest in Oscars

Anurag Basu’s “Barfi!" has been chosen as India’s official entry for the Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Barfi is a film which  portrays the love between a deaf and mute boy and an autistic girl. These roles are played by Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra respectively.
“‘Barfi!’ has indeed been chosen as the country’s official entry this year,” Film Federation of India(FFI) secretary general
 Suparn Sen told after the decision making meeting at Hyderabad.
The movie has been lauded in film circles for its simplistic and moving narrative that has managed to tug at the heartstrings of audiences which equally enjoy commercial potboilers.

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