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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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Tug-of-war, atya-patya recognised, not cricket and hockey


August 21st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The union sports ministry has not accorded its annual recognition to 14 national sports federations (NSF), including the Indian cricket board and Hockey India.Among the ... Read more...

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Court clears way for athletics body elections


April 12th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday allowed the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to go ahead with electing its office bearers for the 2012-16 term.Refusing to ... Read more...

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Notice to Bihar on new norms for MP’s development funds


February 21st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to Bihar government on a petition challenging its decision to frame different guidelines for implementing the Member of Parliament ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay probe against chess federation (Lead)


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to impose a stay on its earlier order asking the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to probe allegations that ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik protecting the corrupt: Anti-graft group


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 3 (IANS) Corruption watchdog Transparency International India Thursday accused Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of protecting the corrupt and not acting against tainted officials despite a public outcry.The ... Read more...

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Malnutrition harming Madhya Pradesh kids: Unicef


September 6th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gwalior, Sep 6 (IANS) High levels of malnutrition and low immunisation have made children in Madhya Pradesh the most vulnerable in India, Unicef said Tuesday.Speaking to reporters here, Unicef officials ... Read more...

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IOA rejects Sports Bill, says it impinges on federations’ autonomy


May 24th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The executive board of the India Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday rejected outright the government-proposed National Sports Development Bill, saying it will impinge on the autonomy ... Read more...

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Goa schools oppose ‘no fail’ policy this academic year


May 17th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 16 (IANS) The Goa government's decision to implement the "no-fail" policy from classes 1 to 8 as advocated in the Right to Education (RTE) law this academic year ... Read more...

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Sports ministry says no rethink on age and tenure clauses


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Despite stiff opposition from General Association of National Sports Federations (GANSF), the sports ministry is unlikely to have a rethink on clauses limiting the ... Read more...

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Japan nuke crisis evacuees to begin home visits from May


April 26th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 26 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has said people evacuated from a 20-kilometer radius of the crippled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, would be allowed to briefly visit their ... Read more...

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IOA officials lambast Maken for seeking Kalmadi’s removal


April 25th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Influential chiefs of the national sports federations went into a huddle Monday to chalk out their future course of action following the arrest of Suresh ... Read more...

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Former wrestlers take charge of WFI (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) elected its new office bearers as mandated by the government guidelines on age and tenure with the top four positions ... Read more...

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Vimal Kumar aspires to be BAI president


December 29th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Former national champion and coach Vimal Kumar will contest for the post of Badminton Association of India (BAI) president if a re-election is held as per the ... Read more...

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Delhi schools free to formulate nursery admissions criteria (Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday left schools free to devise their own criteria for nursery admissions but said they must reserve a quarter of the seats for poor ... Read more...

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Parents have limited influence on children’s eating habits


December 9th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): If you thought you could influence your child's eating habits, you are wrong - at least partially, for a new study claims that this influence is limited.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Disinvestment department gets new website


December 1st, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday launched the new website of the disinvestment department that contains details of 49 listed public sector undertakings and the government guidelines ... Read more...

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Alcohol-flavoured fudge ‘will entice kids’


November 21st, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 21 (ANI): Australian health experts have warned that alcohol-flavoured confectionery, including fudge, would aggravate the country's 'binge-drinking' culture.They have accused the makers of Jim Beam bourbon and Bundaberg rum ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel has 200 million customers: Mittal


November 18th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharti Airtel, on Thursday announced that the company has crossed the significant milestone of 200 million customers in the year ... Read more...

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Now government asks swimming federation to hold fresh poll


November 12th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) After Badminton Association of India (BAI), the sports ministry Friday tightened the screws on the Swimming Federation of India (SFI), asking it to freshly elect ... Read more...

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Sports ministry asks badminton association to hold election afresh


November 11th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The sports ministry Thursday asked the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to hold election afresh within 90 days after amending its constitution in adherence to the government ... Read more...

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Malhotra lashes out at sports ministry over guidelines


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, president of the General Association of National Sports Federations (GANSF), Wednesday lashed out at the Union Sports Ministry for deliberately going after the ... Read more...

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Stokes quits as HI president to ‘fulfill a commitment’


October 27th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) president Vidya Stokes, 83, resigned from her post Wednesday. There is some confusion why Stokes, who defied government's age guideline to become the HI ... Read more...

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Jump in daily trading of non-agri commodities: Official


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The National Commodity and Derivative Exchange (NCDEX) has seen a jump in Average Daily Trading Volume (ADTV) of non-agricultural commodities over the past two months following rise in ... Read more...

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Court notice for failure to replace cut trees in Kutch


September 29th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 29 (IANS) Gujarat High Court has issued notice to the forest head of Kutch district after a writ petition alleged that thousands of trees cut by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd ... Read more...

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Snubbed by ministry, Randhir quits SAI governing body


August 31st, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Randhir Singh Tuesday resigned from the governing body of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to protest what he alleges ... Read more...

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Employee can’t illegally occupy government house on market rent


August 17th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) A government employee cannot flout guidelines of allotment and keep occupying government accommodation illegally on the plea that he has paid the market rent, the Gujarat High Court ... Read more...

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AITA to follow government guidelines on age and tenure


August 13th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Friday declared that it will adhere to the government guidelines regarding the tenure and age of the office bearers. The AITA executive ... Read more...

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IHF, IWHF call special general meeting for merger


August 11th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A special general meeting of the Indian Women's Hockey Federation (IWHF) will be held jointly with the K.P.S Gill-led Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Thursday to finalise the ... Read more...

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Court rejects PIL on graft charges against Kalmadi


August 11th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Delhi High court Wednesday dismissed a petition alleging corruption charges against Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi and members of Hockey India (HI). The public ... Read more...

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Tennis teams for CWG, Davis Cup to be selected Friday


August 10th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The teams for the Davis Cup World Group tie and the Commonwealth Games will be picked Friday by the selection committee and executive committee of All ... Read more...

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No question of recognising IHF again, says FIH official


August 7th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) vice-president Antonio Von Ondarza said Saturday that the international body will only recognise Hockey India (HI) as the custodian of the sport in ... Read more...

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Ministry derecognised HI because Pargat lost: Batra


August 6th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) secretary general Narinder Batra Friday alleged that the sports ministry had put a lot of pressure on HI to make Pargat Singh president and ... Read more...

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Stokes, Batra win election; government derecognises Hockey India (Roundup)


August 6th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The sports ministry late Thursday de-recognised Hockey India (HI) hours after Vidya Stokes and Narinder Batra were elected its president and secretary general. The ministry's action comes ... Read more...

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Stokes ready to steer Indian hockey


August 5th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 5 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) president Vidya Stokes Thursday said she is prepared to bring back the old glory of the game. "It's an opportunity for me to bring hockey back ... Read more...

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