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Rajasthan bans fast foods in college canteens


February 24th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has asked all state-run colleges to ban sale of junk foods including pizzas, burgers and cold drinks on their premises, an official said ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola-NDTV telethon raises Rs.7 crore for school infra


September 19th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Aided by three big-ticket donations in the closing stages, a 12-hour Coca-Cola-NDTV Support My School telethon here Sunday raised Rs.7 crore, exceeding the target by ... Read more...

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Govt. announces selection committees for national sports awards


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Government constituted the Selection Committee for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award, Dhyanchand Award for Lifetime Achievements in Sports and Games and the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan ... Read more...

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US envoy plays basketball with Mumbai schoolchildren


May 11th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) In a bid to emphasise the importance of sports as a cultural unifier among children, US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer and US Consul-General Paul A. Folmsbee played basketball ... Read more...

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It’s all Fun and Games on ‘Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma’!


May 6th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Exams are over, results are out, and summer vacation has arrived, but the children of Gokul Dham Society are no where to be seen! Contrary to what ... Read more...

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Crowds flock to Hampi for a king’s coronation!


January 27th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Hampi (Karnataka), Jan 27 (IANS) Thousands of people descended on this world renowned heritage site Wednesday to witness the 500th anniversary of the coronation of Krishnadevaraya as emperor of ... Read more...

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‘Twinning’ of Thiruvananthapuram, Barcelona on track: Tharoor


January 18th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Monday said the proposed "twinning" of the Kerala capital and Spain's Barcelona city was well on track. A press release ... Read more...

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Sports Ministers to review various schemes today


August 3rd, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 3 (ANI): The Centre has convened a Conference of State Ministers of Youth Affairs and Sports here today. .The day-long Conference will provide a platform for exchange of ... Read more...

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Sports Ministers to review various schemes


July 31st, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): The Centre has convened a Conference of State Ministers of Youth Affairs and Sports here on August 3.The day-long Conference will provide a platform for exchange ... Read more...

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JKP to host 8th All India Police Water Sports Championship from June 2


May 19th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, May 19 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Police is hosting the prestigious 5-day long 8th All India Police Water Sports Championship-2009 from June 2, in which police sports personnel from across the ... Read more...

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Youth Baton Relay reaches Gujarat


August 28th, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Palanpur (Gujarat), Aug 28 (IANS) The Youth Baton Relay (YBR) that began Aug 1 from Delhi Unioversity campus and which will cover nine states, 199 cities, towns and villages over a distance ... Read more...

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Kerala minister finally gets nod for Olympics visit (Lead)


August 9th, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 8 (IANS) Kerala Sports Minister M. Vijayakumar, who was denied permission to attend the Beijing Olympics, was Friday evening given the go-ahead after the state government sent a letter to ... Read more...

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Kerala upset as minister denied Olympics visit


August 8th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 8 (IANS) The Kerala government has sent a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, expressing its displeasure over state Sports Minister M.Vijayakumar being denied permission to attend the Beijing Olympics, ... Read more...

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Gill asks states to provide basic infrastructure for sports at Panchayat level


July 9th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): Assuring assured all possible Centre''s financial support, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Dr. M.S. Gill here today urged the States to make concerted efforts to ... Read more...

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Sports Ministers Conference to assess infrastructure requirement


July 9th, 2008 - 9:47 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): The Centre has convened a conference of State Ministers of Youth Affairs and Sports here today to review schemes in the area of youth affairs and ... Read more...

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Norka-Roots to set up Rs.150 mn residential school in Kerala


July 1st, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) Fulfilling a long-standing wish of the Kerala diaspora, Norka-Roots, a state government organisation that caters to the needs of non-resident Keralites and NRK returnees, is expected to start ... Read more...

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Exercise ineffective in making obese kids slim


May 27th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
London, May 27 (ANI): Pushing your overweight child to exercise might be of no use, for a new study has revealed that exercising has no impact on weight loss in children. ... Read more...

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Indian sports get Rs.11 bn budget


February 29th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Friday allocated Rs.1,111.81 crore (Rs.11.12 billion/$280 million) as total sports budget for 2008-09, an overall raise of Rs.254.34 crore over last year, with ... Read more...

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Other sports cry for funds as cricketers prosper


February 22nd, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The mega-million bucks that were shelled out for cricketers at Wednesday's Indian Premier League (IPL) auction has led players in other sports to seek at ... Read more...

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