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High Court asks IOA to follow code in October poll (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to follow the National Sports Development Code for its next elections, scheduled for October ... Read more...

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IOA president’s election: Abhay Chautala may take on Randhir


September 13th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) president Abhay Chautala, who has completed three terms as its chief, is likely to be elevated as chairman so that ... Read more...

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Alter master plan to operate bus depot near Yamuna: Court


September 13th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday granted six months time to the government to alter the city's master plan in case it wants to continue to ... Read more...

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Stormy start to Delhi assembly monsoon session


September 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Delhi assembly witnessed sloganeering, ruckus, adjournments and a walkout on the first day of its monsoon session with the BJP demanding the ... Read more...

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I have opened doors for other women wrestlers: Geeta Phogat


August 30th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Geeta Phogat, the first female wrestler from India to qualify for the Olympics, Wednesday felt that she had opened doors for women wrestlers of ... Read more...

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CWG graft: Court takes cognizance of CBI charge sheet


August 27th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Taking cognisance of a chargesheet filed by the CBI against six accused in two graft cases related to the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony in London, ... Read more...

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CWG graft cases: CBI files charges against six


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The CBI has filed a charge sheet against six accused in two graft cases related to the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony in London ahead of ... Read more...

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For Yogeshwar, London was ‘now or never’


August 12th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt always believed that it was "now or never" for him at the London Games.On Saturday, the 29-year-old finally clinched the bronze ... Read more...

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Olympics: Yogeshwar Dutt’s factfile


August 12th, 2012 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt hit the headlines first in 2003 Commonwealth Championships by winning the gold, within five years of coming on the national scene.Overcoming a career-threatening ... Read more...

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Surprised that people didn’t expect a medal from me: Vijay


August 6th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar says he was taken aback when people, including the media, expressed surprise on his podium finish here at the London Games."I ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: India’s Devendro marches into quarters (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's Laishram Devendro Singh marched into the last eight of the men's 49kg boxing event at the London Olympics with another dominating performance that saw him ... Read more...

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Twitter can be dangerous for your Olympics wellbeing! (Olympics Diary)


August 1st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Known for connecting people, social networking site Twitter has been making all the wrong noises at the London Games. Racial posts on the site caused ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: Ravi Kumar finishes sixth in 69kg


July 31st, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's participation in the Olympic weightlifting event ended Tuesday when Katulu Ravi Kumar finished sixth in Group B of the 69kg category.Ravi Kumar lifted 303kg with ... Read more...

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Indian athletes’ London tryst amid soaring expectations


July 26th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Carrying the hopes of a billion plus people back home, Indian athletes are supremely confident of returning with the richest medal haul from the Olympic ... Read more...

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Never had plans to attend opening ceremony: Kalmadi


July 25th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) disgraced president Suresh Kalmadi said Wednesday that he had no intentions of attending the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games ... Read more...

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Court allows Kalmadi’s London visit (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday restrained sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi from attending the July 27 opening ceremony of the London Olympics. ... Read more...

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Court allows Kalmadi’s London visit (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday allowed sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi to visit Britain but restrained him from attending the July 27 ... Read more...

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Indian sportspersons have gone to London thinking of gold


July 25th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Indian sportspersons no longer go to the Olympics thinking of the old dictum that participation matters, not winning. They have gone to London talking ... Read more...

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Court notice to Kalmadi over London visit (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in a graft case, on a plea ... Read more...

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Maken firm on aborting Kalmadi’s London trip


July 15th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Sunday reiterated that sacked Commonwealth Games chief Suresh Kalmadi, who is facing graft charges, should not attend the London Olympics and ... Read more...

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I Have every right to go to Olympics: Kalmadi


July 14th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 14 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, the sacked New Delhi Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief, has defended his controversial trip to London and said he has every right to go ... Read more...

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Sports ministry wants Kalmadi’s London visit aborted


July 13th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The sports ministry has asked the Indian Olympic Associaiton to prevent its president Suresh Kalmadi from going to London for the Olympics. A court here ... Read more...

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Excited to be Olympics-bound: Ashwini Ponnappa


July 9th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) Badminton ace Ashwini Ponnappa, who will be among five shuttlers carrying India's medal hopes at the London Olympics, is excited to be playing her first Olympics."I ... Read more...

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Terrorism biggest challenge for Delhi Police: New chief (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Terrorism is the biggest challenge for Delhi Police, its new chief Neeraj Kumar said Saturday and stressed on the need for better rapport between the ... Read more...

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Neeraj Kumar is new Delhi Police chief (Second Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Neeraj Kumar, a senior Delhi Police officer, was Thursday named the next chief of the national capital's police force.The 1976 batch Indian Police Service officer ... Read more...

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Neeraj Kumar is new Delhi Police chief (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Neeraj Kumar, a senior Delhi Police officer, was Thursday named the next chief of the national capital's police force.The 1976 batch Indian Police Service officer ... Read more...

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Outlook on boxing changed after Beijing bronze: Vijender


June 28th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The first Indian boxer to win a medal at the Olympics, Vijender Singh, said Thursday that his bronze medal in Beijing had changed the face ... Read more...

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Jwala Gutta focusing on fitness ahead of Olympics


June 28th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 28 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Jwala Gutta Thursday said she was focusing on her fitness ahead of the London Olympics."Right now I am focusing lot on my fitness ... Read more...

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Tricky issues confront tennis selectors


June 14th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Individual whims, backroom intrigue and politics are likely to dictate the selection of the Indian tennis contingent for the London Olympics as the All India ... Read more...

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It’s now or never, says wrestler Yogeshwar (IANS kicks off its coverage of India’s medal hopes at the London Olympics)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's wrestling hope Yogeshwar Dutt, who narrowly missed an Olympic medal in Beijing four years ago, says it is "now or never" for him ... Read more...

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A man’s passion for sports turns nightmare! (With image)


June 9th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) H.P. Singh Rishi, a former head of a Japanese MNC, quit his well-paid job to chase his passion for sports and public good. But little ... Read more...

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CWG graft: Hearing against Dikshit deferred


June 1st, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday deferred till July 24 hearing on a plea seeking filing of a case against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over ... Read more...

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Pluses, minuses of UPA-II government (Three years of UPA II: Not much yo celebrate)


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Achievements and failures of UPA-11 in the last three years since it was returned to power in May 2009:Achievements1. MNREGA 2.0: A reformed package ... Read more...

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Three years of UPA-II: Not much to celebrate


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-II government completed three years in office Tuesday amid charges of policy paralysis and key initiatives remaining mired in fractious ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India creating architecture to ensure cyber security: NSA


May 16th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India is creating a "coherent and comprehensive" security policy to deal with the "anarchic new world" of cyber threats, National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon said ... Read more...

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