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LPG portability in Andhra Pradesh from Oct 6


Hyderabad: Nearly 17 lakh domestic LPG consumers in Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam can avail the LPG portability scheme announced by the Centre on Wednesday.Initially the scheme will be applicable only

HOA backs IOC's decision on charge sheet clause


Chandigarh: Haryana Olympic Association (HOA) President P V Rathee today supported International Olympic Committee on barring charge sheeted persons from contesting IOA elections.In a statement, Rath

Accepting the chargesheet clause is the way forward for IOA


London Olympics was a landmark event in Indian sports as athletes came back home with the best medal haul ever – six (2 silver and 4 bronze). However, as things stand currently, the possibility of In

Wrestling reforms won't stop after IOC vote: Nenad Lalovic


Paris: The sweeping reforms that have transformed wrestling in the past six months will not stop even if the sport regains its place at the 2020 Olympics, federation president Nenad Lalovic told AFP.

Bindra slams IOA on chargesheet issue,asks IOC not to back out

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New Delhi: Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra on Tuesday lashed out at IOA officials for refusing to accept International Olympic Committee's directive to bar chargesheeted persons from co

Put national interest first, Sports Minister tells administrators

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New Delhi: Urging the Indian Olympic Association to sort out its differences with the IOC through negotiations, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh today asked the administrators to put national interest

Chargesheeted persons to be barred from IOA elections: IOC


New Delhi: In a development of far reaching consequences, corruption-tainted persons will no longer be eligible to contest Indian Olympic Association elections under the revised draft constitution of

IOC members set to be hit by election fever


LAUSANNE: Electioneering fever will hit the Swiss city of Lausanne this week as the three cities bidding for the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympics and the six men vying to succeed Jacqes Rogge a

IOC postpones July 15 deadline to amend IOA constitution


Lausanne (Switzerland): In a reprieve to the suspended Indian Olympic Association, the IOC has decided to extend the deadline for adopting an amended constitution, the draft of which is currently bei

Suspension looms on Pakistan Olympic Association


Karachi: Pakistan may face suspension from the International Olympic Council (IOC) like neighbours India due to a conflict between the national Olympic Association and a newly formed interim-committe

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