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Thirty-six teams in fray for hockey nationals


September 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) In all 36 teams, including defending champions Haryana, have confirmed their participation in the second men's senior National hockey championship commencing here Sunday under the aegis ... Read more...

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Student hangs herself over obscene Facebook comments


August 16th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Aug 16 (IANS) A young woman from Jammu committed suicide in her college's hostel room here after two boys allegedly posted obscene comments on her Facebook page, police ... Read more...

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Exhibition at Royal Opera House telling stories behind the Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Behind the great spectacle of the Olympic Games lie many a human tale of personal triumph and inspirational achievements -- and the Royal Opera House and ... Read more...

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1948 Olympics: Fourth gold medal healed wounds of partition (Sports Special)


July 9th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
It was a wonder that India managed to field a team for the 1948 Olympics which were held on the conclusion of the World War II and a year after the ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympic gold medallists to get cash awards


June 15th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) will be honouring 34 Olympic gold medallists with Rs.two lakh each at a grand felicitation ceremony June 24, coinciding with the departure ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in Olympics (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri Monday was named captain of the Indian hockey team for the Olympics.The 16-member squad and two stand-bys were announced by Hockey ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in Olympics


June 11th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri Monday was named captain of the Indian hockey team in the Olympics.The 16-member squad and two stand-bys was announced by Hockey ... Read more...

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Four from India’s Europe tour to miss Olympic hockey


June 10th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The 18-member hockey squad for the London Olympics will be announced Monday even though a 22-member team was cleared Sunday for a Europe tour ... Read more...

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Army chief calls for restoring India’s glory in hockey


May 28th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Indian Army Chief V.K. Singh, who has hogged headlines for a controversy relating to his date of birth, Monday revealed another side of himself - ... Read more...

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Teenager kills, burns parents in Haryana


May 14th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), May 13 (IANS) A teenaged boy in Haryana's Sonipat district Sunday killed his parents while they were asleep at home and burnt their bodies, police said.After murdering his ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead India in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup


April 12th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri will be leading an 18-member Indian hockey team in the 21st Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Tournament to be held at Ipoh, ... Read more...

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Akashdeep to lead India in Junior Asia Cup hockey


April 11th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Forward Akashdeep Singh will be leading the 18-member Indian hockey squad for the 7th Junior Asia Cup at Malacca, Malaysia from May 3-13.Besides ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in London


April 10th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri will lead the 18-member Indian hockey team for the four-nation Olympic test event in London May 2-6.Selection trials were conducted at ... Read more...

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Record 21 chief parliamentary secretaries in Punjab


April 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts, there will be 21 chief parliamentary secretaries in Punjab's Parkash Singh Badal-led Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.Badal will ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan hires Schumacher’s long-time physio Balbir Singh


March 21st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sepang (Malaysia), March 21 (IANS) Indian Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan has hired physio and trainer Balbir Singh, famous for his association with seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher.Singh will help ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai gets relief in Haryana land case


March 16th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has got a breather in the Haryana land case after a court dismissed a public suit filed by people of Badhsa ... Read more...

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Verdict on Subhash Ghai’s Haryana land deal March 16


March 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 5 (IANS) The fate of 20 acres of land purchased by Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai in Haryana will now be decided by a court March 16. The verdict ... Read more...

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Court orders stay on Subhash Ghai’s project in Haryana


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Badhsa (Haryana), Feb 23 (IANS) A court in Haryana has stayed Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai's Mukta Arts from performing any type of activity on the 20 acres of land it ... Read more...

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Lakra to lead women’s hockey team in Olympic qualifiers


January 31st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Asunta Lakra will be leading the 18-member India team for the women's hockey 2012 Olympic qualifier tournament at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium ... Read more...

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Puneet Issar returns to direction with ‘I Am Singh’


November 6th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Seven years after the release of Salman Khan starrer "Garv", actor-director Puneet Issar has wielded the megaphone once again for "I Am Singh", which ... Read more...

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Man arrested for duping youth


September 29th, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A sacked Haryana government engineer has been arrested for duping some youth on the pretext of providing them a job with the Indian Railways, police ... Read more...

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Floods affect Himachal’s trout breeding


September 5th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 5 (IANS) Trout breeding in Himachal Pradesh will take a Rs.1.5 crore hit, estimates say, as a large number of private farms, known for rearing high-quality ... Read more...

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Respond to NRI complaints, Punjab officials told


July 23rd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) Punjab's Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Affairs Minister Balbir Singh Bath has asked officials to immediately respond to the grievances of NRIs.The minister said in a statement that ... Read more...

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Speed up visas for Indian-origin people: Punjab


July 5th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Punjab government has asked the external affairs ministry to remove hurdles faced by people of Indian origin (PIO) in the US in obtaining visa ... Read more...

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Three held for duping man of Rs.45 lakh


July 1st, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Three people were arrested for cheating a man of Rs.45 lakh while facilitating a property purchase in the capital, police said Friday."Karan Rajput, 58, Ramesh ... Read more...

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Cops suspended for creating ruckus in hospital


June 19th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Chandigarh Police have suspended two of its officers for creating ruckus at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) and manhandling its employees.The accused ... Read more...

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Hockey India to appoint foreign expert


June 1st, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) decided to form a five-member committee to look for a foreign expert for the Indian team. The decision came after HI reviewed the ... Read more...

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Hockey India reviews Azlan Shah performance


May 31st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Tuesday reviewed the team's poor performance in the Azlan Shah Cup and discussed the remedial action required ahead of important tournaments like ... Read more...

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Delhi Police officer killed in road accident


April 29th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A Delhi Police sub-inspector was killed and a constable critically injured when their car overturned, police said Friday.The accident occurred around Thursday midnight when sub-inspector ... Read more...

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HI announces squad for Sultan Azlan Shah


April 19th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Tuesday announced an 18-member squad with a new captain and coach at the helm for the Sultan Azlan Shah tournament starting May ... Read more...

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Monkeys main reservoir of human malaria in SE Asia


April 8th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): A study led by an Indian-origin scientist has warned that monkeys infected with an emerging malaria strain are providing a reservoir for human disease in Southeast Asia.It confirmed ... Read more...

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Three held for planning to rob NRI


March 25th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Three men who were hired to rob an NRI were arrested here, police said Friday."Balbir Singh, 38, Maha Singh, 23, and Yadvendra Singh, 25, were ... Read more...

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Punjab cop booked for demanding bribe


March 13th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ropar (Punjab), March 13 (IANS) A police officer in Punjab's Ropar district has been booked for demanding Rs.2 lakh as bribe for settling a case in complainant's favour, police ... Read more...

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Canada bars entry to Indian Airlines hijacker


February 24th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 24 (IANS) Canada has refused to re-admit the mastermind of the 1984 Indian Airline hijacking who was deported to India last year.Parminder Singh Saini, 47, who was ... Read more...

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Floodwater disrupts normal life in Uttar Pradesh


January 16th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 16(ANI): Several people have been rendered homeless after heavy rains led to a flood like situation in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district.Locals said that the floodwater have not only ... Read more...

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