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AIFF to felicitate heroes of 1951 and ‘62 Asian Games


August 15th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will be felicitating the surviving members of the gold medal winning 1951 and 1962 Asian Games teams, on the ... Read more...

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Two pieces of jumbo sandesh for new president!


July 25th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Two jumbo-sized sandesh - a sweet delicacy from Bengal - made of cottage cheese and chocolates have been flown to New Delhi for the country's ... Read more...

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Mamata inaugurates Ratha Yatra


June 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tugged the rope of the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra to throw open the annual Rath Yatra ... Read more...

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NRI doctors demands removal of ‘tainted’ medical council members


November 4th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) A US based Indian doctor who has filed a case against several members of the West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC) for criminal conspiracy Thursday demanded ... Read more...

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Gill claims second title in Indian Rally Championship


July 24th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) of Team MRF scored a comfortable win, his second this season, in the Indian National Rally Championship as he topped the ... Read more...

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Gaurav Gill poised to win Rally of Coimbatore


July 24th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 23 (IANS) Favourite Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sheriff) of Team MRF looked set to clinch the overall title in the Rally of Coimbatore with a 28.6 seconds lead ... Read more...

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Annual chariot festival begins in Kolkata


July 3rd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) Amid chanting of "Hare Krishna", thousands of devotees Sunday pulled the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra during the annual Rath Yatra (chariot festival) organised ... Read more...

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India’s football heroes of Rome Olympics felicitated


April 13th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Their infirmity may have slowed their reflexes, not the memories of India's 1960 Olympic football heroes. Anecdotes gushed like champagne with a tinge of emotion ... Read more...

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Aroor surges ahead in National Rally Championship


December 4th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) Team MRF was poised for a 1-2 finish in the Karnataka-1000 Rally, the fourth round of the Speed-Indian National Rally Championship, here Saturday.Arjun Rao Aroor (co-driver Satish Rajagopal) ... Read more...

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Developmental activities gain momentum in insurgency free Tripura village


December 4th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Pitra (South Tripura), Dec.4 (ANI): Development-related activities have gained momentum in South Tripura's Pitra Village following the decline of insurgency.The village is home to the Jamatia tribe and other non-tribals.It was once ... Read more...

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Debt-ridden Orissa farmer commits suicide


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
Bargarh (Orissa), Aug 23 (ANI): A debt-ridden farmer committed suicide by consuming pesticide in Barahaguda village of Orissa's Bargarh District on Sunday.The dead body of the 35-year-old farmer identified as Blaram Sahu ... Read more...

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Chairman Mao’s Long March hits a high note in Nepal


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) Almost eight decades after he led the famous Long March of the Red Army, an incredible year-long odyssey overcoming starvation, sickness and decimating ambushes, late Chinese ... Read more...

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Thousands pull chariots in Kolkata rath yatra


July 13th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Thousands of devotees and foreign tourists chanting "Hare Krishna" Tuesday pulled the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra during the annual Ratha Yatra (chariot festival) here. Organised by ... Read more...

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NRI’s lawsuit seeks contempt action against Kolkata hospital


March 15th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A US-based Indian origin medical practitioner has moved the Supreme Court seeking contempt of court proceedings against a Kolkata hospital for ignoring the court's order ... Read more...

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Tejam is releasing tomorrow


February 11th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Nine heroes are being introduced through "Tejam' directed by Raj KS Gopi, presented by M Balaram, and produced by Rajasekhar under the banner of Sunrays Entertainment. The ... Read more...

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Widow of Arjuna athlete Makkhan Singh granted rupees 3 lakh


September 16th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 16 (ANI): Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs M S Gill presented, a demand draft of Rs. 3 lakh to Sulinder Kaur, widow of late Makkhan Singh here ... Read more...

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Money for widows of 1956 Melbourne football team


September 1st, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The sports ministry Tuesday decided to provide financial assistance to the widows of players of the 1956 Indian team that finished fourth in the Melbourne Olympics. Sports Minsiter ... Read more...

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11 killed in Orissa flash floods, compensation announced (Lead)


July 15th, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) Flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 11 people in Orissa over past two days, officials said Tuesday as the state government announced compensation ... Read more...

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11 killed in Orissa flash floods


July 14th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) Flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 11 people in Orissa over past two days, officials said Tuesday although unofficial sources said the toll ... Read more...

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Gujarat deploys central forces for Wednesday’s rath yatra


June 23rd, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 23 (IANS) Lord Jagannath's annual "rath yatra" in Ahmedabad Wednesday, the biggest in the country after the one in Puri, will have extraordinary security as state and central forces have ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad Jagannath chariots to have surveillance cameras


June 18th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 18 (IANS) The annual Rath Yatra here next week will have extraordinary security arrangements including micro surveillance cameras on Lord Jagannath's chariot. The mammoth wooden chariot will have at least 50 ... Read more...

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Centre for urban planning, infrastructure set up in Bangalore


January 2nd, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 2 (IANS) A centre for infrastructure and sustainable transport and urban planning has been set up at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here.Established with a corpus of Rs.300 million/Rs. ... Read more...

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Where is football in Hyderabad, ask Olympians


July 31st, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) Hyderabad has produced more Olympian footballers than any other city in the country. Alas, today there is hardly any trace of the 'Beautiful Game' in Andhra ... Read more...

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6 killed in stampede at Puri chariot festival; Ahmedabad procession peaceful (Roundup)


July 4th, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Puri/Ahmedabad, July 4 (IANS) One million devotees from across the globe thronged the temple town of Puri in Orissa for a glimpse of three Hindu deities whose idols were taken out in ... Read more...

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Power, gymnastic displays during Ahmedabad rathyatra (Lead)


July 4th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 4 (IANS) The 131st annual rathyatra began here Friday with over 1,000 devotees pulling the beautifully decorated chariots of Hindu god Jagannath, his brother Balaram and their sister Subhadra, and ... Read more...

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Modi flags off rathyatra amid heavy security


July 4th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 4 (IANS) Amid the chanting of prayers and massive security, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday flagged off the 131st Jagannath rathyatra, the annual chariot festival dedicated to the Hindu ... Read more...

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Olympian footballer Kempaiah passes away


July 3rd, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Former India footballer Mariappa Kempaiah, who played in the 1956 and the 1960 Olympics, passed away in Bangalore, Wednesday. He was 75 and is survived by his ... Read more...

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Mattoo nominated knowledge commission member


June 17th, 2008 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) Vice chancellor of Jammu University Amitabh Mattoo has been nominated as a member of the National Knowledge Commission. The order to nominate Amitabh Mattoo as member of the ... Read more...

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