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  • Thomas Bach's visit will boost Indian sports, says OCA secretary 3 hours 7 minutes ago

    New Delhi: International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach's visit to India will boost the profile of Olympic sports in the country regardless of whether it bids for the Games, according to a local official. Olympic Council of Asia secretary-general Randhir Singh made the comments ahead of Bach's arrival later Sunday and...
  • Tendulkar, Dravid and Ganguly again in the mix of things 19 hours 10 minutes ago

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in its working Committee has expressed their desire to appoint legendary trio of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid as advisors on all cricket-related matters. In its working committee meet on Sunday, the BCCI decided to seek the approval of...
  • IOC chief to meet PM Modi to discuss ways to take Indian sports forward Yesterday

    New Delhi: International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach arrives on Sunday for his one-day whirlwind visit and is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday to discuss ways to take Indian sports forward amid speculation that the country might bid for 2024 Olympics. Bach, who will be on his...
  • Supreme Court asks NAAC to decide on accreditation of deemed universities 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) to decide on the issue of accreditation of deemed universities within two weeks as admission time was "fast approaching". "In our considered opinion, NAAC shall look into the matter and will decide the issue of accreditation...
  • PCI wants Tomar out of it, requests government to lift suspension 3 days ago

    Just after the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) was suspended by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for an indefinite period over infighting within the body, the executive members of the committee have raised various questions targeted at PCI's suspended president Rajesh Tomar rather than thinking about the athletes and Paralympic...
  • Blame game continues in PCI as athletes left in lurch 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Paralympic Committee of India's newly-appointed interim President Nale Nandkishor said the de-recognition by the Sports Ministry was expected after its international body IPC banned them for mismanagement. The ministry followed the IPC in suspending PCI Wednesday in the wake of "poor" management of the National Para Athletics Championships in...
  • Al Jazeera penalised for showing wrong map of India, off air for five days 4 days ago

    New Delhi: International news channel Al Jazeera was on Wednesday forced to go off air in the country for five days as the government penalised it for repeatedly showing wrong maps of India. Al Jazeera on Wednesday only showed a blank screen with a message saying that "as instructed by the...
  • Sports Ministry suspends Paralympic Committee of India 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Following in the footsteps of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the sports ministry also suspended the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) on Wednesday for gross negligence of athletes and poor management of the 15th National Para Athletics Championships in Ghaziabad March 20-22. The sports ministry suspended the recognition of...
  • Disciplinary committee formed is illegal, says Prashant Bhushan 5 days ago

    Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday trained guns at AAP disciplinary committee members Ashish Khetan and Pankaj Gupta, and said that the ones who have taken disciplinary action are the ones who are themselves facing serious charges. ...
  • Sitaram Yechury elected as new CPM general secretary 1 week ago

    Vishakhapatnam: CPM Politburo Sitaram Yechury is the party's new general secretary. S Ramachandran Pillai who was also the frontrunner for the post withdrew his nomination after he failed to garner the support. The decision on the new general secretary was taken by the party's Central Committee at Vishakhapatnam on Sunday. Yechury's name...
  • Sitaram Yechury likely to be new CPM general secretary as SR Pillai withdraws nomination: sources April 19, 2015

    Vishakhapatnam: CPM Politburo Sitaram Yechury is likely to be the party's new general secretary as S Ramachandran Pillai withdrew his nomination for the post, sources said on Sunday. Pillai withdrew his nomination as he failed to garner enough support. The decision on the new general secretary will be taken by the...
  • News 360: Minor girl recounts her horrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Naxals April 17, 2015

    A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 17, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • International Paralympic committee derecognises Indian body due to infighting April 17, 2015

    Paralympic Committee of India was derecognised by the International Paralympic committee on Friday due to infighting in the organistation, CNN-IBN has learnt. The decision was taken after gross negligence and mismanagement by the PCI in organising the national championship in Ghaziabad. ...
  • International Paralympic committee derecognises Indian body due to infighting April 17, 2015

    Paralympic Committee of India was derecognised by the International Paralympic committee on Friday due to infighting in the organistation, CNN-IBN has learnt. The decision was taken after gross negligence and mismanagement by the PCI in organising the national championship in Ghaziabad. Following the ban, the Paralympic Committee of India has been...
  • IOC launches whistleblower hotline on match-fixing April 14, 2015

    London: The IOC on Monday set up a hotline for whistleblowers to report match-fixing and other corruption in a new initiative to protect the integrity and credibility of the Olympics and other sports competitions. The International Olympic Committee said the web-based "integrity and compliance hotline" is open to athletes, coaches, referees...
  • 'Nanak Shah Fakir': SGPC wants centre to ban the film's screening April 11, 2015

    Chandigarh: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the central government to ban the screening of film 'Nanak Shah Fakir'. In a communication to Modi and union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley, SGPC president Avtar Singh...
  • SAI issues notice to PCI over filthy conditions for para athletes April 7, 2015

    Sports Authority of India on Tuesday issued a notice to Para Olympic Committee over filthy conditions for Para athletes saying PCI not equipped to hold such events. SAI also casted serious doubts on committee's ability to organise the Para Olympic Games of 2015. The PCI has suspended president Rajesh Tomar...
  • CCPA recommends reconvening Rajya Sabha from April 23 to May 13 April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs on Tuesday recommended reconvening the Rajya Sabha from April 23 to May 13. Even though the Lok Sabha passed the Land Acquisition Bill with nine amendments on March 9, it is yet to be take up in the Upper House. The Upper...
  • Filthy toilets, dormitories with no beds for para athletes in India April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Paralympic Committee of India has suspended president Rajesh Tomar after the recent National Para-Athletics championship sparked a row due to lack of basic facilities - including drinking water and food - at the hostels for the athletes. The decision was taken at the meeting of the executive...
  • MPs having conflict of interest should declare it: M Venkaiah Naidu April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid a raging debate over BJP MPs in tobacco trade on a panel looking into framing rules for the product, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday made it clear that anybody having conflict of interest is supposed to declare it as per rules. Accosted with a barrage...
  • Indonesia settles Olympics logo row ahead of Asian Games April 4, 2015

    Jakarta: An Indonesian sports body has agreed to stop using the Olympic rings logo, an official said, after the country faced the threat of losing the right to host the 2018 Asian Games. The International Olympic Committee sent a letter in January warning Indonesia that it could lose its role in...
  • Indonesia resolve Olympic ring row, avoid IOC ban April 4, 2015

    Indonesia is set to retain the hosting rights of the 2018 Asian Games and avoid an International Olympic Committee (IOC) ban after resolving a row over the use of the Olympic rings logo. The IOC had allowed only the Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI) to use the iconic logo featuring five different...
  • IOC wants to see India as major sporting power, says Randhir Singh April 3, 2015

    New Delhi: IOC chief Thomas Bach calling on Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month signals that the world body wants to see India as a major sporting power capable of hosting Olympic Games, said IOC honorary member Randhir Singh today. "I spoke to IOC president earlier in the day and...
  • IOC to pay president Thomas Bach 225,000 euros a year April 3, 2015

    Geneva: The International Olympic Committee has said it will give president Thomas Bach 225,000 euros ($243,600) a year to cover his costs. The IOC said in a statement on Thursday that it was making public details of proposed payments to executive board members "with a view to ensuring total transparency", reports...
  • Debroy Committee submits interim report to Railways April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Limited role for Railway Board, revamping of HR functions, and switch over to commercial accounting of railway functions are some of the recommendations made by the Debroy Committee in its interim report to Railways on Wednesday. The high-level committee headed by economist Vivek Debroy, who is a NITI Aayog...
  • AAP removes Yogendra Yadav from chief spokesperson post, appoints a 20-member panel March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday night sacked dissident leader Yogendra Yadav as chief spokesperson of the party and also removed rebel leaders Prashant Bhushan, Anand Kumar as spokespersons while announcing a new 20-member panel packed with Arvind Kejriwal loyalists to interact with the media. Atishi Marlena, who was...
  • Cartoon of the day: Centre holds its plan to increase size of pictorial warnings on tobacco products March 31, 2015

    The Health Ministry has put on hold its plan to increase the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco products. The Ministry was planning to increase the size of the warnings from 40 per cent to 85 per cent. ...
  • Health Ministry holds its plan to increase size of pictorial warnings on tobacco products March 31, 2015

    The Health Ministry has put on hold its plan to increase the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco products. The Ministry was planning to increase the size of the warnings from 40 per cent to 85 per cent. A 15-member Parliamentary Committee said it was necessary to consult and take...
  • Is government buckling under tobacco lobby? March 31, 2015

    The Health Ministry has put on hold its plan to increase the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco products. The Ministry was planning to increase the size of the warnings from 40 per cent to 85 per cent. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether the tobacco...