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IOC-OCA observers not acceptable to IOA: Malhotra


September 13th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday made it clear that it was unhappy with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) appointing neutral observers for its elections ... Read more...

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Government amends procedures for construction around airports


September 7th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The government Friday amended the byelaws regulating building activities around airports, saying the changes simplified procedures for obtaining a no-objection certificates for construction."Changes will bring ... Read more...

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IOC to investigate coaches’ role in badminton scandal


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The investigation into the match-throwing scandal in Olympic badminton competitions is not over yet. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has asked for further inquiry to know ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers upset with PCB


May 7th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 7 (IANS) Senior Pakistani cricketers, including skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi, are upset after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) refused to let them play in a Twenty20 match ... Read more...

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Victims’ kin disappointed with Uphaar fire case verdict


October 13th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The families of the victims of the 1997 Uphaar Cinema fire tragedy here have been left disappointed after the Supreme Court's verdict Thursday that reduced ... Read more...

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Windies Players’ Association sues Board for $20 million


August 27th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Aug 27 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Players' Association (WIPA) has sued the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for $20 million for refusing to issue unconditional no objection certificates ... Read more...

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Pakistan bars US embassy staff from entering Peshawar


July 25th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) In an action that would further strain US-Pakistan relations after the killing of Osama bin Laden on its soil by American special forces in May, Islamabad ... Read more...

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PCB may stop Afridi from playing in SLPL


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said it can ban Shahid Afridi from participating in the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) if the former Pakistan ... Read more...

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Afridi-PCB case triggers a debate in Pakistan cricket


June 19th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 19 (IANS) The dispute between Shahid Afridi and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) may have been settled out of court after the intervention of influential quarters but it ... Read more...

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PCB slaps Afridi with hefty fine but grants NOC


June 16th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday slapped Shahid Afridi with a fine of Pakistani Rs.4.5 million after the former captain admitted to violating the board's Code ... Read more...

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Court defers hearing on Afridi’s case against PCB


June 9th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 9 (IANS) Shahid Afridi will have to wait for another week before he gets to know whether he can feature in the English Twenty20 league as the Sindh ... Read more...

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Afridi will not appear before PCB disciplinary committee


June 6th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 6 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket plunged into a deep crisis after sacked skipper Shahid Afridi Monday refused to appear before the disciplinary committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).Syed ... Read more...

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Afridi to return for hearing amid massive fanfare


June 5th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 5 (IANS) Hundreds of Shahid Afridi's fans have started to assemble at the Karachi airport to receive the former captain who returns home from London to resolve his ... Read more...

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PCB panel summons Afridi


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday formed a three-member disciplinary committee to hear the case of former captain Shahid Afridi, who is facing strict sanctions after ... Read more...

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Afridi urges Zardari to save Pakistani cricket


June 1st, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 1 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has urged President Asif Ali Zardari to save cricket from the "clutches" of the Ijaz Butt-led Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).Afridi told ... Read more...

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PCB takes stern action against Afridi


May 31st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 31 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday revoked the No Objection Certificate (NOC) granted to Shahid Afridi that will prevent the retired cricketer to play in county ... Read more...

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Goa’s offshore casinos running without mandatory NOCs


March 16th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 16 (IANS) Three offshore casinos, including India's biggest one, have been operating on the Mandovi river in Goa without a mandatory no objection certificate (NOC) for nearly two ... Read more...

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Defence law to be amended to plug land management gaps: Antony


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Stung by a series of scams involving its land, the defence ministry will soon amend a crucial 107-year-old law that regulates buildings around military installations and also ... Read more...

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Army tightens rules to prevent land scams


January 28th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) With a series of land scams staring in its face, the army Thursday said it has tightened rules for grant of no-objection certificates (NOC) to transfer ... Read more...

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PCB awaits IPL response on players’ participation


December 25th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket board Saturday announced that it contacted Indian Premier league (IPL) officials regarding the participation Pakistani players in the fourth edition but are yet to get a ... Read more...

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Goa Premier League kicks off despite BCCI threat (Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 24 (IANS) The controversial Goa Premier League (GPL) cricket tournament kicked off Friday, despite the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) calling the event 'illegal' Thursday evening."The outstation players ... Read more...

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Goa Premier League kicks off despite BCCI threat


December 24th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 24 (IANS) The controversial Goa Players League (GPL) cricket tournament kicked off Friday, despite the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) calling the event 'illegal' in a statement Thursday ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh expresses deep concern over sharp rise in onion prices


December 21st, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday expressing deep concern over the skyrocketing prices of onions said effective steps should be taken to bring down ... Read more...

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Dikshit to discuss onion prices crisis with officials


December 21st, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Worried over the sky-rocketing prices of onions, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will Tuesday evening chair a high-level meeting to decide on ways to tackle the crisis.The ... Read more...

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Pawar says onion prices will fall after three weeks


December 21st, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said that prices of onions are likely to fall only after three weeks."Situation will be normal in two to three ... Read more...

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Onion prices soar, curbs imposed on exports


December 20th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The central government Monday banned fresh permits for onion exports till Jan 15 following a big jump in its price in local markets.Onion is currently selling between ... Read more...

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Govt. suspends onion exports till Jan. 15 next year


December 20th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): The Government on Monday decided to suspend onion exports till January 15, 2011, in the wake of rising prices of the commodity, which is being sold at ... Read more...

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POA Secretary General not to attend CWG in New Delhi


September 30th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 30 (ANI): Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) Secretary General Abdul Khaliq Khan will not be attending the Commonwealth Games to be held in New Delhi from October 3 to 14.Khaliq pointed ... Read more...

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Our autonomy should be respected: Randhir


June 29th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Randhir Singh Tuesday maintained that the government will have to respect the autonomy of the sports federations and that they have ... Read more...

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OCA takes exception to Sports Ministry’s remarks on Randhir Singh


May 28th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has taken serious exception to the Sports Ministry questioning the credibility of its secretary general Randhir Singh, saying that such personal ... Read more...

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No county games for Indian cricketers this season


March 31st, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided not to allow contracted players turn out for English counties this season due to a hectic ... Read more...

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Constructions banned around Agra monuments


February 5th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 5 (IANS) With small monuments in the city of the Taj almost dwarfed by encroachments, all new constructions have been banned around them within a radius of 300 metres. The Archaeological ... Read more...

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PCB revokes Indian Premier League NOCs


January 29th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Friday announced that it has revoked all no objection certificates issued to Pakistani cricketers that allowed them to participate in the third season ... Read more...

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Scientists discover four new species of King crab


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 3 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has discovered four new species of king crab, all from the deep sea, thus increasing the family of this species ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diatoms can also drive large-scale phytoplankton bloom in southwest Indian Ocean


August 15th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the large-scale autumn bloom of microscopic marine algae known as phytoplankton in the southwest Indian Ocean was driven by diatoms ... Read more...

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