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2G scam, CWG loot, not demonetisation: Jaitley hits back at Manmohan

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday contested Congress leader Manmohan Singh for calling demonetisation an “organised loot”, insisting the exercise was an “ethical......

He strode officialdom like a Colossus

Naresh Chandra -- distinguished civil servant and diplomat -- passed into the ages on Sunday, July 9.Ambassador T P Sreenivasan salutes a patriot like none other. IMAGE: Naresh Chandra, presents......

When Jaya asked me to meet her

'She leaned forward and asked what I'd want -- and I said, "your blessings".''She smiled and replied, "You already have that, but tell me how I can help you".'Commonwealth gold medalist and Arjuna......

AAP alleges CWG-like scam in DDCA under Jaitley

Keeping up the attack on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday alleged huge financial bungling in the Delhi District Cricket Association during his 13-year tenure as......

World leaders in Paris for crucial UN climate summit

A key UN climate change summit that will be attended by nearly 150 world leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicks off on Monday under the shadow of the deadly Paris terror attack to try......

India's homoeopathic state of mind

A homoeopathic state of mind pervades our thinking in governance and infrastructure-building.Do it in small, harmless doses, but nothing bitter, sharp, or bloody, says Shekhar Gupta. Homoeopathy,......

5 charged with holding Rs 5,000 cr abroad

This is the first big move in the investigation of the British Virgin Islands list where the I-T department has found a significant amount of tax evasion.Shrimi Choudhary reports. The income-tax......

Don't the babus need a phoren summer break?

Codgers on holiday in rising India! Growing foreign travel is one sign of the radical change in rising India’s vacation dynamic. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. As scorching......

The truth about India's highways

When Nitin Gadkari took charge as Road Transport and Highways Minister in 2014, he had set a target of constructing 40 km a day in two years. But construction at this point is a mere 16 km a day.......

Public servant tag worries NGO sector workers

Many claim they fear witch hunts for disagreeing with those in power.  Nawshir Mirza, an independent director on the Tata Power board, is planning to sever his association with not-for-profit......

Good news for athletes! Sports Budget hiked by 258 cr

'Khelo India' received the maximum financial assistance IMAGE:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of the first edition of Khelo India School Games. Photograph: PIB. The sports......

This Sports Minister will use taxpayers' money judiciously

Medal prospects will not face funding hurdles, says Rathore IMAGE:  Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. Photograph: PTI Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, on Friday,......

Hockey chief Batra elected IOA President unopposed

International Hockey Federation chief Narinder Batra was on Thursday elected as president of Indian Olympic Association for a four-year term by an overwhelming majority in the polls held at its......

How India plans to prepare medal winners for 2024, 2028 Olympics

IMAGE: Rajyavardhan Rathore interacts with students at KIIT University in Bhubaneswar. Photograph: Rajyavardhan Rathore/Twitter Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan......

India must not host Olympics unless we can win 40 gold medals: Bindra

'We need to invest in our youth, we need to invest on our athletes, that should be the priority and then when we are in a position to realistically win at least 40 gold medals in the Olympic Games.......
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Lack of funds deprives Pak boxer of world title shot

Pakistan boxer Muhammad Waseem has alleged that he was deprived of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fight for the World Boxing Council (WBC)... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/lack-of-funds-deprives-pak-boxer-of-world-title-shot-118021600402_1.html
SAI funding slashed, Khelo India gets a boost

The sports ministry received a hike of Rs 258.2 crore in the Union budget for 2018-19, with the governments pet project, Khelo India, getting a big... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/657146/sai-funding-slashed-khelo-india.html
Good news for athletes! Sports Budget hiked by 258 cr

'Khelo India' received the maximum financial assistance IMAGE:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of the first edition of Khelo... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/good-news-for-athletes-sports-budget-hiked-by-258-cr-khelo-india/20180201.htm
Ready for the gold rush

If you leave out cricket, 2017 would appear to be a melange of good and bad for Indian sports. The resounding success of Indian shuttlers provided... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/ready-gold-rush
Medal prospects will not face funding hurdles, says Rathore

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today said genuine medal prospects will not face any problem in getting financial support from the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/medal-prospects-will-not-face-funding-hurdles-says-rathore-117122900575_1.html

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