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India Cements eyes Hockey India League franchise


September 18th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) After owning the most successful India Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings, India Cements looks set to add a Hockey India League (HIL) franchise.A ... Read more...

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Dwyer and Sardar will be face of Hockey India League


September 18th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Australia captain Jamie Dwyer and India star centre-half Sardar Singh were Tuesday unveiled as the brand ambassadors of the Hockey India League that is scheduled ... Read more...

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Patel-Uniexcel buy Hockey India League Ranchi franchise


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Friday announced that the Ranchi franchise of its upcoming league has been bought by the Patel-Uniexcel Group.Sahara India and Jaypee Group had ... Read more...

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Hockey India inducts Hockey Bhopal in its fold


September 13th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Hockey Bhopal (HB), which has been admitted as a new associate member of Hockey India (HI), will now take part in all national championships under ... Read more...

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Hockey India to appoint high performance manager


August 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) In the aftermath of the London debacle, Hockey India (HI) Wednesday decided to appoint a high performance manager, who will oversee the affairs of all ... Read more...

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Criminal case against Delhi-Jaipur highway builder


August 28th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 28 (IANS) A criminal complaint was registered Tuesday against the company constructing the 225-km Delhi-Jaipur Expressway for putting the life of commuters into danger and blocking emergency services. ... Read more...

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Civil services English paper has experts’ nod, court told


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has introduced a new aptitude test paper on English in the ... Read more...

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PSPB paddlers likely to dominate


August 21st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) The Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) paddlers are likely to dominate the 42nd edition of the All-India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships which get under way at ... Read more...

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Nobbs vows to carry on as India’s hockey coach


August 14th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs Tuesday vowed to carry on even as he prepares a stinging report on the eight-time Olympic champions worst ever ... Read more...

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High profile board of HI’s league


July 25th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla, senior BJP politician Arun Jaitley and eminent media personality Rajat Sharma have been named on the board of ... Read more...

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Hockey India to pursue Leslie’s quest for lost gold medals


July 24th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Legendary Olympian Leslie Claudius can heave a sigh of relief as Hockey India (HI) will be pursuing his request to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ... Read more...

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Hockey India appoint Hawgood as women’s coach


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Australia's Neil Hawgood, who was part of the 1988 Olympic squad, Monday was appointed the chief coach of India's women's hockey team.The 50-year-old aims to ... Read more...

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Bisht eliminates Thakkar at ITF meet


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) India's Ronit Singh Bisht put out third seed and compatriot Rakshay Thakkar 6-4, 7-6 (5) to enter the fourth round of the qualifying competition in the ... Read more...

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Khanna elected AITA president


June 16th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Anil Khanna was unanimously elected president of the All India Tennis Association at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) here Saturday while Bharat Oza became ... Read more...

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Olympic-bound paddlers leave for exposure trip


June 6th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Olympic-bound paddlers Soumyajit Ghosh and Ankita Das with 13 other table tennis players left here Wednesday to participate in the Swedish Open and Brazil Open ... Read more...

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Hockey India’s league in January with six teams


June 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Hockey India's (HI) ambitious professional league will hit-in during January-February next year with six city-based teams to start with.HI secretary-general Narinder Batra told IANS Friday ... Read more...

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B-Town excited about Karan Johar’s birthday bash


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Ace filmmaker Karan Johar plans to bring in his 40th birthday with a bang and Deepika Padukone says it is one of the most eagerly ... Read more...

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Indian girls win silver at Spanish TT meet


May 11th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Indian girls had to settle for silver at the Spanish Junior and Cadet Open Table Tennis championships in Girona, Spain, after losing to Japan 0-3 ... Read more...

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Third chargesheet filed in NRHM case


April 5th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday filed a third chargesheet in the multi-crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam in Uttar Pradesh, accusing another ... Read more...

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No green signal for Indian hockey team’s tour to Pakistan


April 4th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Citing security concerns, the external affairs ministry hasn't approved an Indian hockey team's tour to Pakistan for a three-nation meet also involving Malaysia, Hockey India ... Read more...

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HI lauds appointment of Ajit Pal’s as Chef-de-Mission


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Tuesday lauded the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for appointing three-time Olympian and former captain Ajit Pal Singh as the Chef-de-Mission of the ... Read more...

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Goodies for hockey players, talks on for contracts


March 29th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) and the Lalit Group of Hotels presented cash awards and iPads to the national men's team that recently won the Olympic qualifier while ... Read more...

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Katara murder: Court sets up panel to probe convicts’ hospital visits


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Taking serious note of allegations that Nitish Katara murder convict Vikas Yadav, who visited AIIMS for treatment, left the hospital Diwali night without informing the ... Read more...

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Sports ministry clears national camp after HI’s flip-flop


March 5th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The sports ministry Monday finally paved the way for the national hockey team's camp that will start Tuesday at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) ... Read more...

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FIH gives a month to HI and IHF to work out merger formula


February 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has given the two warring factions, Hockey India (HI) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) a month's time to sort ... Read more...

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Girl commits suicide over failed love affair (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Apparently distressed over a failed relationship, a 22-year-old girl committed suicide on Valentine's Day Tuesday by jumping on the railway tracks from a bridge at the ... Read more...

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Girl attempts suicide by jumping into crowded Howrah tracks


February 14th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Apparently distressed over a failed relationship, a 22-year-old girl was seriously injured after she attempted to commit suicide by jumping into the railway tracks of the ... Read more...

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‘Ek Main…’ a goldmine for Karan, rakes in Rs.12.5 crore in 2 days


February 12th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Karan Johar couldn't have asked for more. After hitting the jackpot with his mega-budget "Agneepath", he has found a goldmine with "Ek Main Aur Ekk ... Read more...

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Sahara India renews sponsorship deal with Hockey India


February 8th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) After severing its ties with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sahara India Wednesday renewed its sponsorship deal with Hockey India (HI) ... Read more...

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Sahara to renew sponsorship of Indian hockey


February 7th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) After pulling out of cricket, the national obsession, Sahara India is all set to sign a five-year contract to renew its sponsorship deal for ... Read more...

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Court orders medical inspection of Nitish Katara killers


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Nitish Katara murder convicts Vikas Yadav and Vishal Yadav would be examined by a board of doctors of the All India Institute of Medical ... Read more...

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Karan Johar chooses his directors on instinct


January 28th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar is ecstatic with the reception of his latest production "Agneepath", helmed by a debutant director, Karan Malhotra, who is getting rave reviews. ... Read more...

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Imran capable of making good film: Shakun Batra


January 24th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Imran Khan is set to shoot and edit a video travelogue for the promotion of his forthcoming film "Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu", and his movie's ... Read more...

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Four Indians for Junior Australian Open


January 20th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Four Indians Ratnika Batra, Rituja Bhansale, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Arjun Khade will be participating in the Junior Australian Open Jan 15-28 in Melbourne.The sports ... Read more...

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‘Ek Main Aur… ‘ puts spotlight on Las Vegas


December 31st, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Gambling, partying and letting their hair down - Kareena Kapoor and Imran Khan will be seen doing all that in "Ek Main Aur Ekk ... Read more...

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