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BCCI cash prizes for U-19 winners


August 26th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sunday announced a cash reward of Rs.20 lakh to each player and Rs.15 lakh to every ... Read more...

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Monnet ‘Go for Gold’ torch to Olympics reaches Mumbai


June 27th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The Monnet Go for Gold torch Wednesday reached Mumbai after travelling through many parts of India and Maharashtra with an aim to spread the spirit of ... Read more...

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Contest for press photographers launched


May 13th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Mumbai-based Media Foundation of India (MFI) has launched the second edition of its photo contest for full-time professional press photographers.The MFI National Press Photo Contest 2012 ... Read more...

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Hooda’s sporting decision becomes political game (Haryana Newsletter)


April 21st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) Bhupinder Singh Hooda may have proved his political acumen by being chief minister of Haryana for a second consecutive term, but he is dabbling in ... Read more...

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India’s boxing future bright: Vijender


April 14th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Beijing 2008 bronze medallist Vijender Singh, who remains a medal hope for India at the 2012 London Olympics, Saturday said the country's boxing future looked ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago celebrates Holi


March 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, March 12 (IANS) Led by Indian-origin Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Hindus in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago joined the rest of the Indian diaspora to ... Read more...

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BCCI has to come under RTI for own benefit: Maken


November 14th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Union Sports minister Ajay Maken Monday said he hoped to get the national sports bill passed by parliament during its winter session and pointed out ... Read more...

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A streetcar named Nano - for Rajasthan’s sterilisation drive


August 23rd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 23 (IANS) Will a Rs.1 lakh car prove to be a million-dollar idea? In an effort to get more people to undergo sterilisation, the authorities in two districts ... Read more...

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Mumbai seeks tobacco-free Ganesh puja


August 9th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The city's Ganesh puja organisers will have to ensure that no one smokes or consumes tobacco inside their marquees during the 10-day festival this year, officials ... Read more...

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Kerala gives boost to power sector


June 20th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 20 (IANS) In an effort to give boost to the state's power sector, the Congress-led United Democratic Front government has decided to tap wind power and offer incentives ... Read more...

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Kerala IT firm hunts for talent among hackers


May 26th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 (IANS) A Kerala-based IT firm, MobME Wireless, Thursday announced an online contest called CodeJAM to find the smartest computer hackers from the state's colleges, an official ... Read more...

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PCB, Punjab Govt announce cash rewards for Pak cricket team selectors


April 16th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 16(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board and the Punjab Government have announced cash rewards for the national selectors, close on the heels of chief selector Mohsin Khan's demand that the selectors ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi film fest invites entries for fifth edition


April 7th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 6 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has called for entries for its fifth edition Oct 13-22.The festival will accept feature and documentary films for its competitive ... Read more...

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Indian cricketers return to their homes to grand welcome (Roundup)


April 4th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India cricketers Monday got a rapturous welcome as they returned to their hometowns even as cash prizes continue to flow in following their World ... Read more...

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Petition filed to refrain Shahbaz from hosting reception for Pakistan cricket team


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 3(ANI): An application has been filed in the Lahore High Court, seeking suspension of a reception event being hosted by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to acknowledge the performance of ... Read more...

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Cash prizes for Jharkhand medal winners in National Games


February 27th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Dhirubhai Ambani Foundation Sunday awarded cash prizes to Jharkhand's medal winners at the just-concluded 34th National Games here.The awards -- Rs.41,000 for gold medal winners, Rs.31,000 for ... Read more...

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Cricket games cash in on World Cup fever


February 20th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With the cricket World Cup on, why not create your own team, or better still, buy or sell any player? Aiming to cash in on ... Read more...

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Punjab players get cash rewards


February 5th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Feb 4 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday disbursed cash rewards of over Rs.7.48 crore to the state's players, including Commonwealth Games medalists, and announced that any player winning a ... Read more...

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Mayawati honours CWG, Asian Games medallists


January 28th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Sportspersons from Uttar Pradesh who earned honours at the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games were Friday given cash prizes by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati.The cash ... Read more...

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Manipur hosts seventh orange festival


December 25th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
Tameglonglong (Manipur), Dec.25 (ANI): The seventh orange festival was celebrated with enthusiasm and amid heavy security in Manipur's Tameglonglong District recently.People in large numbers participated in the two-day long festival, defying ... Read more...

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Haryana government felicitates Asian Games athletes


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 22 (IANS) The Haryana government Wednesday felicitated the Asian Games medal winners and participants from the state with cash prizes at a function here Wednesday.Haryana's six medal winners in Youth ... Read more...

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After CWG, Haryana to reward its Asian Games athletes


December 20th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) After doling out millions to sportspersons from the state for their performance at the Commonwealth Games (CWG), the Haryana government has now decided to felicitate the athletes and ... Read more...

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Hoirose Silthou crowned as ‘Orange Queen-2010′ in Manipur’s beauty contest


December 15th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
Tamenglong (Manipur), Dec.15 (ANI): Hoirose Silthou, a college going girl, was crowned as the 'Orange Queen-2010' at the recently held Orange Festival in Manipur's Tamenglong District.Hoirose, who beat 34 contestants, bagged ... Read more...

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Himachal to get third cricket stadium


December 5th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will get its third cricket stadium by the end of next year, an official said Sunday."The new stadium at Bilaspur will be ready by end ... Read more...

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1,342 cricket teams in fray for Himachal’s T-20 league


November 29th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 29 (IANS) The second edition of the Jaypee Twenty20 ‘Mahasangram', a local version of Twenty20 league and billed as the world's largest cricket tournament, began in Himachal Pradesh Monday, an ... Read more...

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IGNOU-UNESCO Science Olympiad winners to be felicitated


November 11th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Forty-one students from India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka will be felicitated by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) at an award function Sunday ... Read more...

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Punjab pacifies CWG medallists with prize money hike


November 4th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) Facing resentment of players over being payed much lesser amounts than their counterparts in Haryana, the Punjab government Thursday hiked the prize money for the Commonwealth Games medallists ... Read more...

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West Bengal rewards CWG medal winners


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Commonwealth Games medallists from West Bengal were rewarded by the state government here Tuesday and were given cash prizes ranging from Rs.2-7 lakh.Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee handed over ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma felicitates Indian CWG medal winners


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma felicitated the Indian gold, silver and bronze medal winners for their splendid performance in the XIXth Commonwealth Games.Anand Sharma congratulated ... Read more...

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Lottery cash prize winners bring misery to partners


October 25th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) People who become millionaires overnight after hitting a lottery jackpot can bring misery to their partners, a study has found.Cash prizes, such as the 113-million pound EuroMillions jackpot, ... Read more...

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Cowell plans to launch lottery-style game show


October 24th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell is planning to launch National Lottery-style game show on television.According to the sources, Cowell has been in talks to make a glitzy interactive prize ... Read more...

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No regrets over missing two medals: Gagan Narang


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Ace shooter Gagan Narang, who won four gold medals at the Delhi Commonwealth Games (CWG), returned home to a warm welcome here Saturday and said he had no ... Read more...

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Bonanza awaits Maharashtra’s CWG medallists (Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Bonanza is awaiting the Commonwealth Games medallists from Maharashtra -- six women and a man. The state government Wednesday decided to offer Class 1 government jobs to all ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to give jobs to Games medallists


October 13th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Wednesday decided to offer Class 1 government jobs to all Commonwealth Games medallists from the state.Sportspersons from the state have bagged 11 medals -- ... Read more...

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CWG gold medallist Krishna Poonia thanks C.P. Joshi


October 13th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) India's Commonwealth Games gold medallist in discus throw Krishna Poonia Wednesday called on Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister C.P. Joshi and thanked him for his "constant ... Read more...

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