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Hockey India appoint Hawgood as women’s coach

July 23rd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Australia's Neil Hawgood, who was part of the 1988 Olympic squad, Monday was appointed the chief coach of India's women's hockey team.The 50-year-old aims to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Show patience in resolving border issue, China advises India

June 27th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) India and China should be patient in resolving their long-standing border issue though "difficulties remain high", a senior official here has said, falling back on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian women bag Asian Squash title, men lose to Pakistan

May 6th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Kuwait, May 5 (IANS) Indian women created history by winning their maiden title as they beat Hong Kong 2-0 in the final of the Asian Team Squash championship here Saturday. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Traditional Japan dolls on display here (With Image)

March 24th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) On the 60th anniversary of India-Japan friendship, the first show of 500 traditional Japanese dolls from the Edo period, some costing up to Rs.70,000, is ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

FIFA bans Jamaica chief for six months

October 15th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Oct 15 (IANS/CMC) Football's world governing body FIFA has slapped a six-month ban on Jamaica Football Federation president Captain Horace Burrell for his role in the cash-for-vote scandal and also ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mumbai Fighters name Shiv Kumar Pal as head coach

October 14th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Mumbai Fighters Friday appointed Shiv Kumar Pal as head coach for the World Series of Boxing (WSB) starting from November.Pal has been into coaching for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Female staff in Obama White House felt edged out: New book

September 20th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior female aides in the White House felt threatened by the men who had greater access to President Barack Obama in the first two ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India announce squad for inaugural 3×3 World Youth Basketball

August 26th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) Friday announced the Under-18 boys' and girls' squads for the inaugural FIBA 3x3 World Youth Championships being held in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maharashtra to make sexual harassment of women non-bailable

July 9th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Maharashtra is considering making offences pertaining to sexual harassment or outraging the modesty of women non-bailable, an official said here Saturday.This is proposed to be done ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian boxing team to participate in Youth and Junior World meets

April 21st, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A sixteen-member Indian team left for Turkey to participate in the 1st AIBA Women's Youth and Junior World Championships in Antalya starting Thursday.The event will ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ski championship lures sportspersons in Manali

February 18th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Manali, Feb 18 (ANI): The Alpine Skiing competition held at the popular tourist resort in Manali in Himachal Pradesh saw huge participation from skiers across India on the second day of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Saudi employer accused of hacking off Indonesian maid’s lips

November 24th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh/London, Nov.24 (ANI): Shocking photographs of a young Indonesian woman lying in a Saudi Arabian hospital with her head bandaged, her lips cut off, burns all over body and broken bones, has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Uttar Pradesh IT commissioner faces arrest for forgery

November 11th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 11 (IANS) A Kanpur-based Income Tax commissioner is on the run after the court of chief judicial magistrate here issued a non-bailable warrant of arrest against him earlier this week, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Weight training boosts cognitive function in senior women

January 26th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new Canadian research has found that weight training improves cognitive function in seniors.The study by the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility at Vancouver Coastal Health and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian women’s hockey team to receive Rs 1 crore

January 22nd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has pledged a sum of Rs.1 crore to the national women's hockey team as a reward for their performance last year. Central Sports Minster ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Air New Zealand Withdraws Controversial Cougar Ad After Facing Flak

January 19th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Air New Zealand has come under fire after launching a controversial ad that portrays senior women in a derogatory way and allegedly promotes promiscuity in public ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tata Steel constitutes women’s empowerment cell

November 17th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 17 (IANS) Tata Steel has set up a women's empowerment cell, the company said in a statement Tuesday. The cell will ensure that women workers are not discriminated against at work ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cambridge University’s tabloid under fire over steamy pics

October 29th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Cambridge University's first online tabloid, which includes students posing as 'Page 3' girls under the banner 'Totty,' is at the centre of a controversy.The tabloid, called The Tab, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BJP slams UPA II on rising prices as Govt. completes 100 days in office

August 29th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 29(ANI): On the occasion of the UPA Government completing first 100 days of its second inning at the office on Saturday, the Bharatiya Janata Party blamed the government ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Women leaders slam Congress-led Government for its promise on Women’s Bill

August 29th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 29(ANI): Senior women political leaders on Saturday criticised the ruling Congress party for not keeping its promise on passing Women's Reservation Bill in the first 100 days after ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Football gains popularity among women in Assam

August 19th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, Aug.19 (ANI): The popularity of football in the north-eastern parts of the country is well-known, especially when one finds so many national players emerging from these states. But ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

India to improve women scientists count

July 1st, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India Wednesday set up a standing committee to improve women representations in scientific institutions and implement several recommendations given by a task force. Science and Technology Minister Prithviraj ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Women suffer more disability than men during old age

May 3rd, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 03 (ANI): Although women live longer than men, they suffer more from disability that stems chiefly from obesity and arthritis, says a new study.In the study, researchers found that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian women’’s hockey teams prepare for foreign tours

January 8th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 8 (ANI): The Indian junior and senior women''s hockey teams are training seriously in Bangalore for forthcoming international tours. The senior team will take part in a four-nation tournament in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Gujarat ignored in rail budget’

February 26th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A cross section of people here said Gujarat has been ignored in the railway budget presented to the Lok Sabha Tuesday. It was only to be expected, said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lalu’s budget welcome but what about safety, ask passengers

February 26th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Concerns about safety and cleanliness, not to mention good food, persist. But Railway Minister Lalu Prasad's budget giving concessions to women senior citizens and women students were ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Highlights of Railway Budget 2008-09

February 26th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
(Seventh Lead)New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Following are the highlights of the Railway Budget 2008-09, presented in the Lok Sabha Tuesday by Railway Minister Lalu Prasad: Passenger fares reduced across the boardSecond ... Read more...

Posted in Business |