Indian athletes opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in Glasgow. Photograph: PTI The government stuck to its decision not to name any manager for 23 out of the 28 disciplines in which India are taking part in the upcoming Asian Games even though the Indian Olympic Association and National Sports Federations slammed the move. While clearing a 679-strong Indian contingent for the September 19 to October 4 Games in Incheon, South Korea, the Sports Ministry dropped all ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
The reasons for India's suspension by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) seemed to loom over the sport on the eve of Boxing India's elections. Right from 'tainted' candidates to regular interference by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) ...Mumbai Mirror, 2 weeks ago
It was a typical festive ambience at Kerala Samajam in Sakchi on Sunday. Men and women dressed in mundum vesthi and set sari, intricate pookalam (floral decoration) everywhere and a lookalike of King Mahabali marked the last day of Onam. Though it ...Calcutta Telegraph, 3 weeks ago
India is waking up to its sporting potential, but, in recent times, so is the nation’s embarrassment when it comes to its officials. Take a look at the most embarrassing moments in Indian sport. A woman gatecrashed India's parade at the Olympic opening ceremony of the London Olympics 2012 and walked beside flag-bearer Sushil Kumar in the Indian contingent. The country's officials were miffed and took up the issue with the Games' organisers. - A tale of Indian embarrassment in Glasgow ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Water hyacinth and the thick growth of other vegetation in the Uyyakondan River has become a health hazard for the residents along its course in the city. Residents along the banks of the stream point out that the river should be cleaned and the ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
Banana growers who spoke at the monthly grievances day meeting here on Friday urged the district administration to take steps to disburse compensation to the crop lost during the drought and gale in the past seasons. They wanted adequate ...The Hindu, 2 months ago Banana growers in Tiruchi seek early compensation The Hindu, 2 months ago
TIRUCHY: Solar-powered bore wells exclusively for irrigation of sugarcane has taken off in the district. Farmers are hoping for a good yield with uninterrupted power supply as 7,692 acres have been brought under sugarcane cultivation this year. A ...New Indian Express, 2 months ago
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