Champion shooter Abhinav Bindra will be India’s flag-bearer at the Rio Olympics' opening ceremony on August 5. The 2008 Beijing Olympics gold medallist will be making his fifth Olympic appearance this year. Alongside star boxer Vijender Singh, tennis legend Leander Paes and decorated grappler Sushil Kumar, Bindra's name was under consideration prior to the 2012 London Games too but the Indian Olympic Association gave the honour to the double Olympic medallist wrestler. The 33-year-old is ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
In a book titled 'My Olympic Journey', Karmakar recalls how he felt after reaching the final of the Men's 50m Rifle Prone before finishing a painful fourth. "In London, my friend Vijay Kumar was on the podium. He had shot a sensational final ...Jagran Post, 5 days ago
A sub-group has been formed to amend rules that govern safety standards at eating establishments The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has turned its attention to restaurants, eating joints and hotels to enforce hygiene standards. A sub-group consisting of industry bodies like the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) and the Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) and the FSSAI have been formed to amend rules that govern safety ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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