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Prime accused in Coimbatore sibling murders shot dead


November 9th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Nov 9 (IANS) Police Tuesday shot dead the prime accused in the sensational October kidnapping and murder of two young siblings, saying he was trying to escape.Mohanraj was the ... Read more...

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We won’t neglect Indian community, says Malaysian leader


April 5th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia), April 5 (IANS) Indians who had made significant contribution to Malaysia's Sabah state would not be neglected, Chief Minister Musa Aman has assured the community. "We have always acknowledged ... Read more...

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IOA appoints ad-hoc committee for hockey


May 6th, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday named a five-member ad-hoc committee to run the country's hockey affairs in place of the superseded Indian Hockey Federation. The committee ... Read more...

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Indian hockey needs more than cosmetic changes (Commentary)


May 4th, 2008 - 10:50 am ICT by admin
By Anand Philar It was only a sting, not a bite, and so it might turn out to be as Indian hockey attempts to cleanse itself of scandal and corruption. The Indian Olympic ... Read more...

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IOA members were adamant on throwing Gill out


April 28th, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The 15-year reign of Kanwar Pal Singh Gill ended ignominiously Monday with the National Sports Federations (NSF) playing a key role in forcing him out. Gill was ... Read more...

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IOA sacks K P S Gill, dissolves IHF


April 28th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) in a bold move Monday dissolved the Indian Hockey Federation, sacked its President K P S Gill and took over the reins ... Read more...

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IHF president hits back at Sports Minister


April 25th, 2008 - 11:17 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Under-fire Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) president K.P.S. Gill Friday slammed Sports Minister M.S. Gill's suggestion that younger professionals should preside over the sports federations, saying age should ... Read more...

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Construction work stomps over Kanyakumari’s ecological heritage


April 24th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu), April 24 (IANS) Environmentalists are crying foul over construction activity on land acquired by a hotelier along the biodiversity-rich Kanyakumari coast, located at the southern tip of India. While ... Read more...

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IHF sets up committee to probe bribe scandal


April 23rd, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Wednesday set up a three-member committee to probe the sting operation by a television news channel that exposed a bribe scandal involving ... Read more...

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Fifty new Rajya Sabha members sworn-in


April 15th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): Petroleum Minister Murli Deora and Corporate Affairs Minister Premchand Gupta were among fifty new Rajya Sabha members who were sworn in today by Chairman Mohammad Hamid ... Read more...

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AIADMK parliamentarian Jothi joins DMK


March 21st, 2008 - 11:32 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Chennai, March 21 (IANS) AIADMK Rajya Sabha member N. Jothi, who resigned from the party last week after he was ignored for re-nomination by party chief J. Jayalalitha, Friday evening formally joined ... Read more...

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AIADMK MP joins DMK


March 21st, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) AIADMK parliamentarian N. Jothi Friday evening formally joined the DMK. Jothi resigned from the AIADMK after he was denied nomination to the Rajya Sabha by party chief J. ... Read more...

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Six elected to Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu


March 19th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) All the six candidates who had filed nominations to the Rajya Sabha elections here were declared elected unopposed by state assembly secretary M. Selvaraj Wednesday. Since the number ... Read more...

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Former Jayalalitha lawyer could be joining DMK


March 17th, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalitha Monday asked her party legislators not to associate with Rajya Sabha member N. Jothi, whose term ends this month, sparking speculation that he may ... Read more...

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DMK asks UPA to follow coalition ‘dharma’


February 15th, 2008 - 10:29 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Feb 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK Friday asked the central government to abide by coalition 'dharma' in the face of widespread reports that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in the next ... Read more...

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