INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Friday, July 21, 2017

Putting their cooking hats on, some of the U Mumba players today teamed up to cook off with the assistance of two brilliant chefs at the Courtyard Marriott. On a day where the winner would be decided based on taste and appearance of the food, captain Anup Kumar, U Mumba’s poster boy Shabeer Bapu and Coach E Bhaskaran were their intuitive best as they judged the dishes. While the Maharashtra boys [...]

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Puneri Paltan, one of the top performing teams in Pro Kabaddi League, today confirmed Deepak Hooda as captain for the upcoming season. Known as the ‘Raiding Machine’, Deepak has been associated with the team since season 3. Post this announcement, Deepak Hooda and few key players, along with the team management and sponsors, unveiled the new jersey for season 5. Mr. Kailash Kandpal, CEO Puneri Paltan along with Deepak Hooda [...]

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With just a little more than two weeks to go for the fifth season of the Star Sports Vivo Pro Kabaddi, CEO of U Mumba Supratik Sen shares his insights on the business aspects of running the team. Supratik speaks about sponsorship, operations and benefits of an extended season ahead of  the fifth edition of the league. Transcript below: On U Mumba having a stronger sponsorship bargaining power Our aim [...]

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Bank of Baroda’s Brand endorser and India’s No.1 Men’s Badminton Player Kidambi Srikanth today made his maiden visit to the Baroda Corporate Centre Mumbai. The Bank arranged for a special felicitation program for Srikanth for his latest victories at the Indonesia Open Super Series and The Australian Open Super series. Srikanth received a warm welcome from the Bank’s Top Management and the employees of the Baroda Corporate Centre, Mumbai. He [...]

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The Fifth season of Football For Friendship 2017 Programme implemented by Gazprom, the Official partner of FIFA and the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, concluded successfully in St. Petersburg. The programme, which took place from 27th June to 2nd July 2017, brought together young football players and young journalists aged 12 years from 64 countries. The young footballers were united in 8 International Teams of Friendship, and were accompanied by young [...]

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At the onset of the fifth season of the Star Sports Vivo Pro Kabaddi, two-time finalists and Season 2 winners U Mumba are sweating it out in Dehradun at their pre-season camp. With a new team and a group of talented youngsters at the helm, Coach E. Bhaskaran who has been a constant in the team, speaks about the advantages and challenges for U Mumba during the upcoming season that [...]

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The Bangalore based South United Football Club (SUFC) is set for another round of intake for the 2017/18 Bangalore Super Division Season. The trials for the First Team are scheduled on the 10th of July 2017 at Nandan Football Ground, Austin Town. Only candidates above the age of fifteen will be eligible for the trial. The selection process will be conducted by Mr. Santhosh Kiran, Head Coach, South United Football [...]

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Puneri Paltan, one of the key teams in Pro Kabaddi League organized an Inter-School Kabaddi Tournament on 24th & 25th June at Maharashtra Mandal Badminton Hall, Gultekadi, Pune. Over 420 students took part in the tournament. The atmosphere was filled with excitement and enthusiasm as the students were playing on the mat for the first time. They also expressed their desire to participate in more such ‘on mat’ tournaments. The [...]

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In the wake of the recently announced new T20 Global League, Cricket South Africa (CSA) has earmarked more than R350 million to be invested on stadium refurbishment and upgrades over the next three years. R200 million will be invested during the next few months on improvements like cutting-edge artificial lighting systems, advanced sports field technology and LED scoreboards, as well as revamping change-rooms and media centers. “We want our cricket stadiums [...]

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Ahead of the International Yoga Day, Esri India, country’s leading Geographic Information System (GIS) Software & Solutions provider, today announced the availability of an app to help yoga enthusiasts locate a Yoga Centre and join the International Yoga Day celebrations on 21st June. This app – Yogamplify is available through web and mobile phones. Using Yogamplify app, Yoga event organizers can list their International Yoga Day events and provide details [...]

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Ranveer Singh in Germany on his maiden visit to the adidas headquarters

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The ICC Champions trophy is all set to begin from June and India will take on their arch-rival Pakistan in their first match of ICC Champions trophy 2017. Live Screening, lip-smacking food and electrifying atmosphere – The United Sports Bar and Grill have everything you need in place. India (defending champions) take on their arch – rivals Pakistan on 4th June 2017 (Sunday) in one of the most nail biting [...]

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Ananya Kamboj, an 8th standard student from Vivek High School, Mohali, has been selected to represent India as a Young Journalist at the global FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP (F4F) social program to be held in Russia. The F4F program, supported by Gazprom and FIFA, focuses on the development of children’s football, fostering tolerance and respect for different cultures and nationalities among children from different countries. India joins the program for the [...]

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India’s popular brand name in hospitality and cycling circuits- Ciclo Café started with a vision to bring together members of the cycling community, increase awareness about cycling and foster cycling excellence in the community. Keeping up to their promise of having cyclists from our country reach international levels, Ciclo Café and Ciclo Team Racing is now launching ‘Ciclo Academy’. Ciclo Academy desires to go #BeyondNationalChampions and raise the bar of what we can achieve in [...]

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Chris Gayle and the players of Royal Challengers Bangalore interacting with the winners of the T20 Blind Cricket World Cup 2017 Indian Team.

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After five successful seasons of True Wanderer, Wrangler is calling on all adventure and travel enthusiasts. Wrangler has concluded its nationwide search for the top 25 True Wanderers and is sponsoring their trip in India. Kitted out in the best of Wrangler’s Ride Ready range of apparel and flagged off from an exclusive Wrangler store in their city, the True Wanderer finalists will go on a 5-day road trip wearing [...]

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The boxing fever is soon to grip India with its first ever Super Boxing League (SBL) to be held in New Delhi from July 7 to August 12, 2017. The league is being organised by British businessman Bill Dosanjh, also the founder and promoter of successful Super Fight League and professional boxing sensation & two-time world champion boxer, Amir Khan. Eight teams comprising of 96 pugilists will come together for [...]

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Sujal Kahar, a 12 year old football enthusiast and goal keeper from Mumbai, has been shortlisted as India’s representative at the global FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP (F4F) social programme. The F4F programme, supported by Gazprom and FIFA, focuses on the development of children’s football, fostering tolerance and respect for different cultures and nationalities among children from different countries. India joins the programme for the first time and will participate alongside over [...]

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India’s most promising celebrity fashion and lifestyle brand WROGN is associated with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as the official lifestyle clothing partner for the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League. Off field the RCB players will be seen in WROGN merchandise and while on field their caps and helmets will sport the WROGN logo. WROGN merchandise is designed to complement the team’s play bold philosophy and makes a fearless, daring [...]

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Hyundai Motor has made history when a near-standard 2.2-litre diesel Santa Fe became the first passenger vehicle to be driven across the continent of Antarctica from Union Camp to McMurdo and back again. The Santa Fe was driven by Patrick Bergel, the Great Grandson of legendary polar explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton. The journey which took place in December 2016 was timed to commemorate the centenary of Shackleton’s heroic Trans-Antarctic expedition of [...]

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