October 15, 2018

Archive For The “Sports” Category

Haryana Assembly passes Bill to constitute statutory sports councils in the state

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To promote sports in the state, Haryana Vidhan Sabha, on, Monday passed the Haryana Sports Council Bill, 2016, to constitute statutory sports councils at state, district, block, Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council and Municipal Committee levels. The Bill was moved by Sports and Youth Affairs Minister, Anil Vij in the ongoing session of Haryana Vidhan Sabha. Vij…

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PM participates in mass Yoga show on International Yoga Day in Chandigarh

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Thousands of people were seen twisting, bending and stretching on colourful mats laid out in the Capitol Complex of City beautiful, Chandigarh on Tuesday. The event was 2nd International Day of Yoga as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi joined approximately 30,000 participants in a mass Yoga demonstration.   Participants from Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana participated in…

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Argentine footballer dies during the match in a freak incident

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In a freak incident that took place during a regional football match in Argentine, a football player died on the field. The deceased 24 years old, Micael Favre died after receiving a punch from the player of opposite team. The incident took place during the match between San Jorge and Defensores de Colon on Sunday….

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Two day President’s Day Golf Tournament begins at Panchkula Golf Club

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The two day President’s Day Golf Tournament began with a ceremonial Tee-off by Haryana Chief Secretary Deepinder Singh Dhesi at the Panchkula Golf Club on Saturday morning. The tournament has received an unprecedented response this year with nearly 400 members of the club vying for honours. In view of the overwhelming response, the tournament is…

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Chandigarh Police wins CII Corporate Sports League

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Chandigarh Police wins CII Corporate Sports League
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Chandigarh Police won the CII – Chandigarh Citi Center Corporate Sports League 2016, organised by CII Yi Solan Chapter, in association with Chandigarh Citi Center. The final match was played between Chandigarh Police and CII-Yi at Cricket Stadium, Sector 16, Chandigarh on Tuesday. Team Chandigarh Police lift the trophy by registering a scintillating victory, defeating Team CII-Yi by 34 runs. Chandigarh Police won the toss and elected to bat….

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Chandigarh Police cricket team enters CII-Yi Corporate Sports League semi-finals

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Chandigarh Police, Metro Motors, Chandigarh Citi Centre (CCC) and CII-Yi have qualified for the Semi-Finals of CII-Yi Corporate Sports League 2016. The Sports League is being organised by CII Yi Solan Chapter, in association with CCC. In the quarter final matches played at Barwala Cricket Stadium, Chandigarh Police defeated Team P&G by 103 runs paving…

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Pranab Mukherjee presents Padma awards

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The President, Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Vibhushan Award to Dr. Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre, at a Civil Investiture Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan
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The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards on Tuesday at a Civil Investiture Ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. President awarded Padam Vibhushan awards to five people who included Dr. Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre, Dr. Girija Devi, Film Actor Rajnikanth, Ramoji Rao, Dr. V. Shanta. Padam Bhushan award was…

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Motilal Nehru Sports School Rai to be developed as Sports University

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The sports school at Rai in district Sonepat, would be developed as a sports university, Haryana Sports and Youth Affairs Minister, Anil Vij announced it on Wednesday. Vij said that the department has been directed to study the sports universities in other States for this purpose. The decision is likely to give a boost to…

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Haryana to have Sports and Physical Fitness Authority

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Haryana will soon have Sports and Physical Fitness Authority for development of sports infrastructure and procurement of sports material and equipment. A decision to constitute such an Authority was taken in a meeting of the State Cabinet, which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Manohar Lal on Wednesday. It may be recalled that it…

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Minerva Academy Football Club ends Ist round campaign on a high

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Minerva Academy Football Club, Mohali registered a convincing 2-0 victory over Kenkre Football Club in Ludhiana on Tuesday to end their 2nd Division I-League First Round campaign on a high. Manvir Singh scored a brace to help Minerva Academy earn another three points to take the team’s tally to 19 from the possible 24. With…

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