Thailand Open: Saina Nehwal in quarters
World No.5 Saina took 42 minutes to get past the Chinese in the second round. She next plays Thailand's Sapsiree Taerattanachai in a last-eight match Friday.
Taerattanachai came from behind to beat Kaori Imabeppu of Japan 20-22, 21-19, 21-15. Another Indian P.V. Sindhu suffered a 12-21, 23-25 at the hands of Wang Lin of China.
In the men's singles, three Indians reached the quarterfinals.
World no. 42 Sourabh beat 28th-ranked Alamsyah Yunus of Indonesia 18-21, 21-13, 22-20, He now faces another Indonesian, Sony Dwi Kuncoro.
Praneeth battled for a 13-21, 21-18, 22-20 win against Malaysia's Choong Hann Wong and meets Chen Yuekun of China in the next round.
Sameer defeated Teck Zhi Soo 21-18, 21-18, setting up a quarterfinal clash with Chinese qualifier Gao Huan.
Assam, Feb 22 (ANI): These youngsters have gathered at the Jorhat Districts Sports Association Field to participate in a recruitment rally b... More Assam, Feb 22 (ANI): These youngsters have gathered at the Jorhat Districts Sports Association Field to participate in a recruitment rally being conducted by the Indian Army. Thousands of youth from different districts of Assam as well as from Arunachal Pradesh took part in the process. Through this recruitment drive, hundreds of people will be selected and absorbed into the different regiments of the Indian Army. The army officials were impressed by the large turnout. The Indian army and other security forces regularly conduct such recruitment programmes in the region with an aim to increase the presence of youth from the Northeast in the armed forces.
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