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How one man is changing young lives in India

When FEE began funding the education of bright Indian youngsters a few years ago, they didn't expect that 90 of their MBBS interns would join the fight against COVID-19 in 30 different Indian cities across 11 states.Anjuli Bhargava reports. Photograph: Kind courtesy British High Commission, New Delhi/Creative Commons In 1982, after he sold his stake in a company he had set up in the US for a substantial sum, Prabhu Goel, a gold medallist from IIT-Kanpur and a Carnegie Mellon alumnus found he ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago

NRAI nominates Anjum Moudgil for Khel Ratna, Jaspal for Dronachary Award

IMAGE: World Championships silver-medallist Anjum Moudgil. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has nominated ace shooter Anjum Moudgil for the Khel Ratna -- the country's highest sporting honour -- while recommending Jaspal Rana for the Dronacharya Award for the second year in a row.   Moudgil, the 26-year-old rifle ace who started shooting in 2008, is among the first two Indians to have secured quota places for the Tokyo Olympics. The ...
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'She is like a lioness in the ring'

'She has not forgotten where she comes from.' 'It is unfortunate that we do not celebrate her boxing career, but she says she has learned to be happy.' 'All the rejections have given her courage.' There is much in common between MC Mary Kom and Laishram Sarita Devi, the two superstars of Indian boxing: They are the same age, hail from the same state, Manipur. When Imphal-based film-maker Borun Thokchom had to choose a subject for a documentary, he was clear that it was Sarita Devi who ...
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EPL: Lampard regrets rant against Jurgen Klopp

IMAGE: Lampard had clashed against Klopp's assistant Pep Lijnders during Chelsea's 3-5 defeat against Liverpool last week as well. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has said that he regrets ranting against Liverpool during a Premier League clash at Anfield Stadium. Lampard had found himself in a war of words during a thrilling encounter which ended in a 5-3 defeat for his side. After the match, one of the videos went viral on social media as well, in which the ...
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'No one expects a girl to race!'

Mumbai teenager Aashi Hanspal is a rising star in motorsport. With five podium finishes in her rookie year, teenage prodigy Aashi Hanspal has made a dramatic entrance into the world of Indian motorsports. Over the last 18 months, the Class 9 student from the Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, north central Mumbai, has taken the National Karting Season by storm. Her feats earned Aashi the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India's 'Outstanding Women in Motorsports' award. The Federation ...
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Shiv Nadar steps down, daughter Roshni is new chairperson of HCL Tech

Roshni, also a trained classical musician, came on the board of HCL Technologies in 2013 and was vice chairperson. Shiv Nadar would continue to be MD of the company with designation as chief strategy officer. India’s richest woman Roshni Nadar Malhotra on Friday became the first woman to head a listed Indian IT company as she took over as the chairperson of $8.9 billion HCL Technologies from her father and billionaire Shiv Nadar. Roshni, also a trained classical musician, came on the ...
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A salute for Major Suman Gawani

Major Suman Gawani, who served as a UN Peacekeeper in South Sudan, is the first Indian to receive the UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award.'On seeing the Indian flag on my uniform,' she says,' the locals would get very excited and say, 'Hindi, Hindi'.' IMAGE: Major Suman Gawani. Photograph: Kind courtesy ADGPI   On the night of May 29, as the work day was beginning in New York and ending in New Delhi, Major Suman Gawani of the Indian Army received the UN Military Gender Advocate ...
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Vinesh Phogat to be nominated for Khel Ratna

Sakshi applies for Arjuna IMAGE: Vinesh Phogat has been consistent in the last three years -- she won Asian Games gold in Jakarta, qualified for the Tokyo Games by winning a bronze at the World Championship in Nur Sultan in 2019 and early this year, she won a bronze at the Asian Championship, held in New Delhi. Photograph: PTI/Files World Championship bronze medallist Vinesh Phogat is set to be nominated for Khel Ratna for the second year in a row while Rio Olympic bronze winner Sakshi Malik ...
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