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Mehta thrilled to receive Arjuna


August 31st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Asian snooker champion Aditya Mehta Friday said he was thrilled to receive the Arjuna Award and hoped that snooker would now be included in the National ... Read more...

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Win international sports medal, get promoted


July 20th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The government has decided to give out of turn promotions to sportspersons who win medals in international events like Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games ... Read more...

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Bhanot attends first IOA meeting after release from jail


June 13th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Former secretary-general of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Lalit Bhanot Wednesday attended his first meeting of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) since being released from ... Read more...

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One arrested for illegal mining in Goa


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 2 (IANS) One person has been arrested here for illegal mining at a site acquired by the government for building a stadium for the National Games 2014 and ... Read more...

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Now, Goa’s site for National Games illegally mined


May 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 1 (IANS) In a shocking incident, an illegal laterite stone mine was found on the site of an upcoming national and an international games events in Goa, prompting ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’: Untold tale of an athlete-turned-dacoit (IANS Preview)


February 28th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A national level athlete Paan Singh Tomar went on to become one of the most dreaded dacoits of Chambal Valley and director Tigmanshu Dhulia ... Read more...

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FIR against ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ director


February 28th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 28 (IANS) Alleging breach of promise, Balwant Singh, the nephew of dacoit Paan Singh Tomar, has lodged an FIR against Bollywood director Tigmanshu Dhulia who has made a ... Read more...

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National Games for handicapped persons


February 16th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) In all, 971 entries have been received for the National-level Games for physically challenged persons to be held here from Feb 17 to 22, according to ... Read more...

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Goa Trinamool promises to return farm land


February 5th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress unveiled a populist Goa assembly election manifesto Sunday, promising stringent action against illegal mining and returning land "recklessly" acquired by government agencies.The manifesto, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand felicitates its National Games medallists


December 10th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 9 (IANS) Ten months after the 34th National Games, Jharkhand Friday felicitated medal winners from the state in presence of hometown boy and Indian cricket team captain Mahendra ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s 12th year to be woman empowerment year: Munda


November 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 15 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Tuesday said the state's 12th foundation year will be celebrated as women empowerment year."We are happy to announce that the 12th ... Read more...

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Mary Kom eases into semis of National Boxing


October 14th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 14 (IANS) Five-time World Champion MC Mary Kom (51 kg) eased into the sem-finals of the Women's National Boxing Championship with a 17-0 victory over P. Nirosha of ... Read more...

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A stadium that is truly ‘common wealth’ (Year after CWG)


October 1st, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Only Thyagaraj Stadium can proudly claim that it has organised seven national and two international events in the one year after the Commonwealth Games, besides ... Read more...

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All Jharkhand panchayats to be e-connected: Munda


September 14th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 14 (IANS) Chief Minister Arjun Munda Wednesday said all the 4,500 panchayats in Jharkhand will be connected through an electronic delivery system and the state would also be ... Read more...

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Boxing team sure of medals at Commonwealth Youth Games


September 7th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A six-member boxing team, part of the 31 member Indian contingent, left Wednesday for the Isle of Man to participate in the Commonwealth Youth Games.The ... Read more...

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CWG infrastructure lying unutilised: Maken


August 27th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Ajay Maken Saturday said faulty planning has resulted in infrastructure created for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) lying unutilised in ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to introduce right to service act


August 15th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 15 (IANS) Jharkhand will soon introduce a law to ensure that people are provided government services within a stipulated time-frame, Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Monday."We will bring ... Read more...

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Nine Indian boxers in Asian Confederation Boxing


August 7th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Nine Indian boxers entered the quarterfinals of the 2011 ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships in Incheon, South Korea.It was, however, a mixed day for India ... Read more...

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IOA constitutes arbitration panel for settling disputes


July 25th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Monday formed the Indian Court of Arbitration for Sports (ICAS) to settle all sports-related disputes.The IOA constitution was amended during ... Read more...

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Bengal rewards its National Games heroes


June 19th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government, along with the Bengal Olympic Association (BOA), Sunday awarded cash prizes to 34th National Games medal winners from the state in a ... Read more...

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Soccer match to enthuse Maoist-hit Junglemahal youngsters


June 19th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) To enthuse the youth in the three Maoist-hit western districts, the West Bengal Sports Minister's XI will play an exhibition soccer match with a Selection XI ... Read more...

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Players can run sports better than administrators: Maken


June 19th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken Sunday blamed the country's sports federations for hindering the development of sports and said players who have made India proud would ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympian Topno delighted with Jharkhand’s skills and gumption (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 17 (IANS) Olympian Manohar Topno is delighted to see his young Jharkhand team show skills and gumption in knocking out 20 times champions Railways in the National Hockey ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympian Topno inspires Jharkhand to defy odds


June 17th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 17 (IANS) Olympian Manohar Topno has every reason to be delighted. After all, he inspired Jharkhand to enter the semifinals of the National Hockey Championship Thursday, defeating 20 ... Read more...

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Top teams can have tough time in national hockey quarters


June 15th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 15 (IANS) The national hockey championship has reached its league end and the knockout stage, starting Thursday, should produce tougher contests. The league phase with 32 teams was ... Read more...

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West Bengal to bid for 2015 National Games (Lead)


June 6th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) West Bengal will bid to host the 2015 National Games, Sports Minister Madan Mitra said Monday."We have got the consent of the chief minister (Mamata ... Read more...

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West Bengal to bid for National Games


June 6th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) West Bengal will bid for hosting the National Games, Minister of States for Sports Madan Mitra said Monday."We have got the consent of the chief ... Read more...

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National Games scam: Jharkhand Olympic chief Anand quizzed again


May 27th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 27 (IANS) Jharkhand Olympic Association (JOA) president R.K. Anand was interrogated for the third time Friday by vigilance bureau officials in connection with a scam related to the ... Read more...

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Indian women’s boxing team to compete in China Open


May 26th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A six-member women's Indian team will participate in the second China Open boxing tournament from May 27 to June 4.The tournament that will take place ... Read more...

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Santosh, Jitender win bronze in Kazakh boxing meet


May 14th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India ended with two bronze medals in the international boxing meet in Almaty, Kazakhstan, with Santosh Harijan and Jitender Kumar losing their semi-final bouts respectively ... Read more...

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Top National Games official quizzed


May 9th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) The Jharkhand vigilance bureau Monday interrogated R.K. Anand, executive president of the National Games Organising Committee (NGOC), in connection with allegations that equipment for the event ... Read more...

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Mary Kom wins gold at ASBC Asian Cup


May 9th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India's MC Mary Kom defeated Asian champion Kim Myong Sim 4-3 to win the gold in the 48 kg category at the ASBC Women's Boxing ... Read more...

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IOA executive board to meet May 24


April 28th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The first meeting of the executive board of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) in the wake of its president Suresh Kalmadi's arrest will be held ... Read more...

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National Games: Jharkhand athletes yet to get cash awards


April 20th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 20 (IANS) Jharkhand athletes who won medals during the 34th National Games are disappointed as they are yet to get the cash awards promised to them but the ... Read more...

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Eight Indian boxers to take part in Belgrade tournament


April 15th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) An eight-member Indian boxing team will take part in the "Belgrade Winner 2011" championships in Serbia April 20-24.Announcing this, the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation ... Read more...

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