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Andhra CM announces Rs.50 lakh for Saina

June 21st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday announced a cash award of Rs.50 lakh for Indian badminton champion Saina Nehwal for her victories in ... Read more...

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Early Holi for supporters of Hanuman devotee Mulayam

March 6th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Hundreds of jubilant supporters splashed Holi colour on each other Tuesday and cheered and danced as former wrestler and Hanuman devotee Mulayam Singh Yadav led ... Read more...

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More IAF climbers summit Everest (Lead)

May 25th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu/New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Indian tricolour and Indian Air Force (IAF) flags flew atop Mt Everest once more Wednesday as five more climbers from the IAF expedition summited ... Read more...

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First set of IAF women scale Mount Everest

May 25th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the Indian Air Force (IAF), a group of women officers this week scaled Mount Everest, the world's ... Read more...

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Corruption in high places in Army has dented its credibility: Antony

February 19th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
Dimapur, Feb 19 (ANI): Describing honesty and loyalty as the basic traits of a soldier, Defence Minister AK Antony has accepted that some recent instances of corruption in high places in the ... Read more...

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Be vigilant on Sino-Indian border, Antony tells troops

February 18th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rangapahar (Nagaland), Feb 18 (IANS) Concerned over China's military modernisation and infrastructure build-up along the border, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday asked the army to be vigilant and keep a watchful eye ... Read more...

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India’s own first supersonic fighter Tejas handed to Air Force

January 10th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Jan 10 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas, meant to replace MiG 21s and MiG 23s, was handed to the Air Force on Monday after ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’ - a masterpiece by Tigmanshu, Irrfan

October 21st, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) When he ran on the tracks, he won medals; when he ran in the ravines of Chambal as a rebel, he created havoc -- director Tigmanshu ... Read more...

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BJP demands simultaneous probe into Games’ irregularities

August 17th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee or judicial probe into the irregularities in the Commonwealth Games slated for Oct 3-14, which ... Read more...

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Central Board of Direct Taxes verifying CWG transactions

August 6th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): In the wake of allegations of corruption in expenses incurred by the Commonwealth Games Organizing Committee, the Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes, SSN Moorthy, ... Read more...

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‘My first priority is to make 2010 CWG a success’: Kalmadi

August 6th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Friday said his top priority was to make the 2010 Games a success, adding that he would quit ... Read more...

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Uproar in Lok Sabha over CWG scam

August 6th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Friday witnessed uproar after opposition launched a joint attack on the government over the issue of alleged corruption and financial irregularities in ... Read more...

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Kiwi Olympic body chief dismisses fears over Delhi Commonwealth Games

August 4th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug.4 (ANI): The New Zealand Olympic Committee has dismissed fears over whether or not the Commonwealth Games will be held in Delhi in October or not.Reacting to reports of alleged corruption ... Read more...

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Kalmadi appoints three-member body to probe CWG money scam trail to UK

August 3rd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.3 (ANI): Organising Committee Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 Chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Tuesday set up a three-member panel to probe the money scam trail to the United Kingdom.The panel includes ... Read more...

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Delhi gets nearly Rs.1,300 crore in budget

February 26th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The national capital will get Rs.1,283.70 crore as part of the total central plan assistance in fiscal 2010-11. "The total central plan assistance for Delhi for the ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh pays out Rs.1 crore, offers to support hockey teams

January 24th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 24 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Sunday said it was a "national shame" that the both the Indian men's and women's hockey teams had to protest for ... Read more...

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Anti-Terrorist Front honours Salman with bravery award

January 19th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan has joined the brigade of do-gooders to rehabilitate and educate children orphaned in terrorist attacks across the country. Under an arrangement made jointly ... Read more...

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Centre unhappy with Air India pilots strike: Praful Patel

September 29th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.29 (ANI): Appealing to the striking Air India pilots to end their four-day-old strike, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation (Independent charge) Praful Patel on Tuesday warned that if ... Read more...

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Sonia inaugurates campaign in Maharashtra, recalls old bonds

September 14th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Recalling the Congress' "deep bonds" with Mumbai and Maharashtra, party president Sonia Gandhi Monday urged the people of the state to return it back to power in ... Read more...

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Claire Taylor becomes first woman Wisden Cricketer of the Year

April 3rd, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) England's Claire Taylor has become the first woman to be named among the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year, ending 120 years of male domination in the cricketers' ... Read more...

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Global interest in Indian languages growing: Anand Sharma

January 6th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) With growing interest in India worldwide, Indian languages are also attracting global attention, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Anand Sharma said here Tuesday."Global interest is ... Read more...

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National Awards presented for Indian craftpersons

December 15th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today said that government should frame policies and programmes for ensuring welfare of handloom and handicraft artisans who have contributed in preserving and ... Read more...

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Homegrown Khali sells in enterprising Punjab

May 9th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
By Jaideep Sarin Jalandhar/Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) He may not have visited his adopted home state Punjab yet but the square jawed wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, or The Great Khali as he is ... Read more...

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Now, Jaspal Bhatti auctions players

February 23rd, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, Feb 23 (IANS) India's king of caricature Jaspal Bhatti and his Nonsense Club Saturday organised a sports "mandi" (marketplace) here to sell players like cattle. The sports mandi at the city's ... Read more...

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