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PMO in overdrive as Modi's ministers hit pause button

Ministers in the Narendra Modi government have been busy making presentations on their 100 days of work. But what these presentations do not mention is that decisions by ministers have......

Haryana remained in news for wrong reasons in 2012

A series of rape incidents, a minister going behind bars in an air hostess suicide case and sexual abuse of women and child inmates in a shelter home brought infamy to Haryana in 2012,......

Rajya Sabha adjourned amid disruptions by BSP, SP

Bahujan Samaj Party and Samajparty Party, which support the United Progressive Alliance from outside, on Wednesday created repeated obstructions in Rajya Sabha, prompting an angry Bharatiya Janata......

Xi named new CPC chief; to replace Hu as Pres in March

Xi Jinping was on Thursday appointed the new general secretary of China's ruling Communist Party of China in a smooth power transition that ushered in a fifth generation of leaders to steer the......

US polls: Romney relied on hope, Obama on smart strategy

How did US President Barack Obama manage to trump Mitt Romney despite his dismal record in the last four years? Rediff.com's Bikash Mohapatra, who at the heart of all the action in Washington, DC,......

The boom and bust of mining in India

Some of the conditions laid down by the Supreme Court while allowing resumption of mining in Goa are instructive, says Subir Roy. The boom and bust saga of iron ore mining in India is slowly coming......

Govt aims to create more opportunities for Kashmiri youths

The government is aiming to reach out to nearly 1.50 lakh youth in Jammu and Kashmir based on a plan submitted by an expert panel highlighting the vast untapped potential for employment generation......

British PM's mantra: Money and more money

Even though British Prime Minister David Cameron on his first visit to India as the head of state followed the usual protocol - meeting President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,......

UN secretary general Ban to address IOC session in Sochi

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will deliver a keynote speech at the International Olympic Committee session this week before the start of the Sochi winter Games, IOC President Thomas......

United States intends to bid for 2024 Olympic Games

The United States will bid for the 2024 Olympic Games as long as they find a candidate city that meets necessary conditions, United States Olympic Committee (USOC) chairman Larry Probst said on......

Wrestling faces tough fight to pin down Olympic spot

As a former chief executive of the United States Olympic Committee, Jim Scherr knows better than most the daunting challenge facing wrestling as the sport tries to avoid being tossed from the......

Phelps, Felix win top US Olympic athlete awards

Michael Phelps and Allyson Felix were named as the United States Olympic Committee's (USOC) best athletes for 2011-12 on Monday for their gold-medal performances at the London Olympics. Phelps won......

Women outnumber men on London-bound US team

The United States will send 530 athletes to the London Olympics as part of a massive team that will feature, for the first time, more women competitors than men, officials announced on Tuesday.......

  People speak for united states olympic committee

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Q. He was awarded the title of Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee?
:  A. Fromhttp://www.olympic.org/uk/athletes/profiles/bio_uk.asp?PAR_I_ID=51466Mikio Oda of Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan placed sixth in the triple jump...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/he-was-awarded-the-title-of-athlete-of-the-century-by-the-in//answers/10250254

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Q. difference between commonwealth games & asian games
Good Citizen:  A. The Commonwealth and formerly as the British Commonwealth, is a voluntary association of 53 independent sovereign states, all of which are former...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/difference-between-commonwealth-games--asian-games/10249923/answers/2541443

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WADA to discuss new ways to combat drugs

12:24 am The agency's two-day symposium will focus on how science and investigations can help improve tools and develop strategies to keep sports... ...

http://freepressjournal.in/wada-to-discuss-new-ways-to-combat-drugs/
AITA to launch programmes for juniors

Bangalore, Sep 13 The All India Tennis Association (AITA), at its AGM held here Saturday decided to launch several developmental programmes,... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a489046.html
Acts of violence in prison against Ms. Leyla Yunus

URGENT APPEAL - THE OBSERVATORY New information AZE 002 / 0414 / OBS 031.3 Arbitrary detention / Denial of medical care / Judicial... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/azerbaijan-acts-violence-prison-against-ms-leyla-yunus
Scottish team for Rio Olympics?

Britain erupted in a frenzy of national fervor when Andy Murray won Wimbledon in 2013. An agonizing 77-year wait for a home-grown men's champion... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/independence-vote-scottish-team-for-rio-olympics-news-others-ojmrppedhhaeg.html
Hamburg plans consecutive bids for compact Olympic Games

By By | Reuters By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's port city of Hamburg, bidding to become the nation's choice for a 2024... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/hamburg-plans-consecutive-bids-compact-olympic-games-093442710--spt.html

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