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Britain keen to improve security cooperation with India

Britain is keen to improve cooperation with India and other Asian countries in the fields of security and intelligence, a senior UK minister has said. "We are keen on improving international......

Everest @ 60: 'Tenzing and Hillary inspire every mountaineer'

What is tenacity, one often wonders. Is it the ability to claw your way out of a difficult situation and stand tall despite all odds, or is the ability to embrace the challenges that life throws at......

Coalgate: Parliament adjourned on eleventh day

Parliament was disrupted for the eleventh day on Wednesday following uproar over coal block allocation as the Bharatiya Janata Party stuck to its demand for resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan......

'Don't touch Indians. Be tolerant to them'

Keen to extend a warm welcome to millions of tourists during the 2012 Olympics in London, Britain's national tourism agency has put together a list of cultural 'dos' and 'don'ts', including the......

Why China could have a difficult 2009

The Rat Year was a glorious one. The White Paper on Defence published by Beijing a few days before the Chinese New Year states: 'The year 2008 was an extraordinary one in the history of the......

Why the designers of the Olympic logo broke all rules

If you're visiting London, you will find a strange emblem decorating various lamp posts, subway stations and prominent eateries in the city. It is a set of jagged lines in a series of shades of......

Lord Paul's portrait to feature at London exhibition

NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul's portrait will be featured to represent India at a major public art project showcasing Britain's cultural diversity coinciding with the 2012 London Olympics.Under......

Full text of the BRICS declaration in Sanya

Leaders of BRICS -- China, Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa -- issued a joint declaration at the conclusion of the BRICS Summit in Sanya (China) on Thursday.The joint declaration lists the......

Canadian PM lauds India's 'spectacular' success

Ajit Jain, Managing Editor, Canada, who is traveling with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on his first-ever visit to India, reports on Harper's first day in Mumbai, where he addressed......

For some at Bear, opportunity knocks

Well, that didn't take long. The shock and anger that had consumed Bear Stearns' 14,000 employees on Sunday afternoon had, by mid-week, yielded to a sense that the door of opportunity may have just......

Salman Khan meets the REAL heroes!

Salman Khan mingled with the winners of IBN 7 Super Idols -- a team of differently-abled athletes, who gave India its first medal in the high jump event at the 2012 Paralympic Games --......

Akshay Kumar: An Olympic torch bearer

Akshay Kumar met the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the latter's visit to India. The actor poses with the Olympic torch for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic and Paralympic...

Brazil Olympic mascots named after 'Girl from Ipanema' composers

The mascots for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be named 'Tom' and 'Vinicius' after the singer-songwriters who wrote The Girl from Ipanema, organisers said on Sunday. The names won......

Ukraine Paralympic chief says will quit Games if Russia invades

Ukraine's Paralympic chief said on Friday his team would quit the Winter Paralympic Games if Russia invaded his home country, adding that he hoped the competition would be able to spread peace......

Budget for 2016 Rio Olympics up 27 percent to $2.93 billion

The operating budget for the Olympics and Paralympic Games in 2016 has jumped 27 percent to seven billion Brazilian reals.Officials told a news conference on Thursday the new total for the combined......

Paralyzed swimmer Arlen ruled ineligible for Paralympic Games

The International Paralympic Committee has ruled 18-year-old paralyzed swimmer Victoria Arlen as ineligible to participate in the upcoming World Championships in Montreal, after finding that her......

Indian Olympians receive momentos from London Mayor

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson personally delivered a memento of London's thrilling Olympic and Paralympic Games to India's six medal winning athletes on Monday. Every nation which competed at......
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Warnings about Jimmy Savile, the late BBC TV presenter revealed two years ago to have been one of Britain's most prolific sex offenders, who preyed... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/warnings-hospital-sex-crimes-uk-star-savile-ignored-104616847.html
Freeze GLA share of council tax for new homes

Stephen Knight AM, who proposed the motion, said: The planned reduction in the GLA's contribution towards the cost of the 2012 Olympic and... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3637769
The Cradle of Australian Sport

Australian Institute of Sports, Canberra NDTV Canberra: At the 1976 Montreal Olympics Australia failed to win a single gold medal. It was at the... ...

http://sports.ndtv.com/othersports/news/238113-australian-institute-of-sport-the-cradle-of-australian-sport
England to host first World Para-Badminton Championships

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 24 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Tuesday announced that the first Para-Badminton World Championships will be held in England... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a531167.html
Promotion of Sportspersons

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has said that the number of medals won sports... ...

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=115746

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