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City Air NCC cadet selected for Youth Exchange Programme to Russia

Chandigarh: Nineteen-year-old Cadet Under Officer Vaibhav Mahajan, an Air NCC cadet from No. 1 Chd Air Sqn, Chandigarh Group and Pb,Har, HP and Chd NCC directorate, is on cloud nine. He is the only cadet from Chandigarh who is selected to be in the delegation that will visit Russia from October 17 to 23. Cadet

Six girls selected for Indian Junior Women Hockey team

Fatehgarh Sahib: Six girl students from SGPC run Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib have been selected in the Indian Junior Women Hockey team which will go on a hockey tour to be held at Spain and Holland during the last week of October this year. Heaping praise on the girls for their

Footballer Laporte selected for first time by France

Paris: Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte was called up for the first time by the French national team for the matches against Bulgaria and Holland in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. France coach Didier Deschamps announced the list on Thursday for the next two games of the qualifiers, reports Efe. The coach denied that the

Finally, 83-yr-old ‘face of scheme’ gets selected for old age pension

The 83-year-old Shella Singh of Kaler village in Faridkot district, whose face the state government used to project as the old-age pension scheme’s brand ambassador without even offering him the pension, has finally become entitled to get the benefit. This could be done only after media highlighted the issue on Monday.Shella was unaware if the

Five hockey players from Punjab selected for Rio Olympics 2016

Jalandhar: Renowned for its international presence in the legendary sport of Hockey, as many as five players from Punjab have been selected for the Men’s Hockey Squad for the upcoming Rio Olympics in Brazil. It is after the grand success at Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and Champions trophy that the nation was hopeful of ending

Indian official nominated for Rio Olympics basketball event

New Delhi: A senior basketball official from India, Naresh Aneja, has been nominated as one of eight jury members to represent FIBA at next month’s Rio Olympics. The jury pool consists of two members from both FIBA and Europe, one each from Asia, Oceania, Africa and USA. A jury member’s duty will be to supervise