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Mary Kom named Youth World Championships ambassador

Mary Kom named Youth World Championships ambassador

New Delhi, Nov 4, Mary Kom named Youth World Championships ambassador : Five-time world champion M C Mary Kom was today named ambassador of the AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships to be held in Guwahati from November 19 to 26. Besides five world titles, Mary Kom also has an Olympic bronze medal to her credit.“It is an

Gavaskar named ‘Stroke Ambassador for India’

Hyderabad:  Former Cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has been named as the ‘Stroke Ambassador for India’. The announcement was made at the inaugural function of 10th World Stroke Congress (WSC) here last night by Indian Stroke Association which is hosting the event along with World Stroke Organisation, a World Health Organisation-affiliated NGO dedicated to the global fight

Atletico Madrid’s Griezmann named La Liga player of the Season

Valencia: Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann was adjudged the La Liga player player of the 2015-2016 season at Spanish football’s annual awards gala here, where two of his club’s teammates and coach were also among the winners. Atletico Club President Enrique Cerezo accepted the trophy on Griezmann’s behalf as the French international was unable to

DCW recruitment case: Kejriwal named in FIR, lashes out at PM

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwaltoday alleged that ACB has registered an FIR against him at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the “administrative and financial irregularities” in the functioning of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW). The AAP chief also distributed copies of the FIR which named him along with

Mark Boucher named as Titans’ head coach

Melbourne: Mark Boucher, the former South African wicket keeper, has been named as the coach of the Titans’ cricket team for the upcoming domestic season. He will be replacing Rob Walter, who took up the head coach’s role at Otago Volts. Titans are the reigning champions in all three formats of the game in the

Indian-American named New York’s Chief Digital Officer

New York:  An eminent Indian-American digital media expert has been named by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as the city’s new Chief Digital Officer to focus on promoting access to local government through technology and support the its tech ecosystem. Sree Sreenivasan has previously served as the renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art’s first Chief

‘Memory gates to be named after Udham Singh’

Kurukshetra: One of the 28 ‘memorygates’ being constructed to mark the golden jubilee of Haryana and one chowk in every town of the northern and western part would be named after legendary martyr Udham Singh, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said. Adoya Chowk in Shahbad Markanda would be renamed as Udham Singh Chowk. Besides, one

Praveen Rana named as Narsingh’s replacement

New Delhi: The Wrestling Federation of India(WFI) has sent Praveen Rana’s name as replacement for Narsingh Yadav, caught in a doping scandal, for the Rio Olympics in 74kg freestyle category in case the former fails to clear the charges against him before the NADA panel today. Wrestling Federation of India had kept Rana and Jitender

Allardyce set to be named new England manager

London: Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is expected to be named the new England manager inside the next 24 hours, British press reports said, tasked with guiding the under-performing national side to the 2018 World Cup. The 61-year-old former Bolton, Newcastle and West Ham manager will take over from Roy Hodgson, who stepped down after England’s

Cambodia named World Best Tourism Destination for 2016

Phnom Penh: The European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT) has named Cambodia as the World Best Tourism Destination for 2016. Some 30 countries joined the competition for the illustrious award this year, an ECTT press release issued late Wednesday said, adding that Cambodia presented its report for the competition under the title ‘Cambodia: The