INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Monday, April 24, 2017

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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Rusan Pharma Ltd. a leading global pharmaceutical company specializing in the treatment of Addiction, hasindigenously developed and manufactured India’s first 24 hour ‘Nicotine Transdermal Patch – 2baconilTM. The brand has made an association with Kings XI Punjab as their health partner to kick start an anti – tobacco/smoking campaign #MyWill2baconil, to spread awareness and educate people about 2baconilTM as a solution to help quit tobacco. India is among the top [...]

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While the Men in Blue are caught up with IPL, ‘Haryana Hurricane’ and former captain of the Indian cricket team, Kapil Devrecently joined Sandeep Patil on the show, ‘Taste Match’! Engaging in a conversation about his relationship with his wife, he reveals secret to his successful marriage saying, “I won’t let Romi play cricket and she won’t let me cook! That is her passion. Also, we don’t talk about cricket. [...]

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Amazon.in partners with Bowling Master to bring to India , a cricket training product. The Bowling Master suite of products are designed for different age groups and types of bowlers to fundamentally change the performance of bowling.The products are Australian designed and the world’s first of its kind cricket training aid. The kit includes colour coded devices that when rolled out alongside the cricket pitch provides instant feedback on the area [...]

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Aleix Espargaró, in his race début with the Aprilia RS-GP, rode the Italian bike to a sixth place finish after a long battle with Pedrosa for fifth, a position that he had even taken three laps from the end. It was a stellar performance because the Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Spaniard – penalized by a starting position on the fifth row, also due to the qualifying sessions being cancelled yesterday [...]

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Red FM, India’s leading FM radio network partners with the winning team from last year’s IPL for the fourth consecutive year as the principal sponsor with a prominent logo placement at the back of the team jersey. IPL Season 10 kick started on a high note for the orange army as they clinched their first win against Royal Challengers Bangalore last night in the opening match. With this win Sunrisers [...]

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Gazprom, official partner of FIFA and the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, announced the opening of the fifth season of the Football for Friendship (F4F) international children’s social project and launched the program in India for the first time. The event will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, from June 26 to July 3. The project’s geographical scope expanded considerably in 2017, with the number of participating countries doubling from 32 [...]

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A show which has served as the mecca for cricket and entertainment enthusiasts, ‘Extraaa Innings T20’ is back as the 10th season of VIVO IPL beckons. The new season resonates with a new theme, a majestic set design evocative of a city square buzzing with bright lights and faces who have ruled Extraaa Innings T20 since its inception. The new season of ‘Extraaa Innings T20’ brings back the alluring beauty, [...]

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One-Stop destination for sports medicine and sports sciences, Centre for SportsScience, a pioneering initiative by Sri Ramachandra University, established by Late Shri NPV Ramasamy Udayarand legacy of which is now being carried forward by his son and Chancellor of the University, Mr.VRVenkatachaalam, today announced the launch of “Trucoach- CSS Whatmore Centre for Cricket.” Sri Ramachandra University which among India’s top 10 medical institutes has developed Centre for Sports Science with the [...]

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To celebrate the outstanding achievements of India’s Special Olympics athletes, Herbalife, a global nutrition company, held a rousing homecoming reception for 89 Special Olympics athletes. Returning home with a haul of 37 gold medals; 10 silver medals and 26 bronze medals, participating athletes were recognised for their excellent display of strength, grit and courage in 8 events at the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 held in Austria. Commenting on [...]

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Gazprom, official partner of FIFA and the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, announced the opening of the fifth season of the Football for Friendship (F4F) international children’s social project and launched the program in India for the first time. The event will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, from June 26 to July 3. The project’s geographical scope expanded considerably in 2017, with the number of participating countries doubling from 32 [...]

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Dosti Thane Going Pink, empowering Women, an initiative to raise awareness about the importance of a healthy lifestyle for women and issues like breast cancer, successfully concluded First edition in Thane on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Dosti site in Balkum, Thane. 4000 women across age groups and from all different segments of the society participated enthusiastically in the 3 km, 5 km, 10 km and 21 km categories. Flagging [...]

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Giant Starkenn Sports Pvt. Ltd. in association with Indian Institute of Fitness & Wellness (IIFW) is organizing the Pune International Triathlon & Duathlon (PITD) in Pune on 19th March, 2017. This first-of-its-kind event which follows international triathlon norms is scheduled to be held at Manas Lake near Bhugaon in Pune. 850 plus fitness and cycling enthusiasts are expected to participate in this event. Participants are coming from across the country [...]

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Cummins India Limited, the country’s leading designer and manufacturer of engines, generator sets and related components and technologies today announced its long-standing association with Tata T1 PRIMA Truck Racing Championship 2017 as a team sponsor and the official engine technology partner for the fourth season of T1 racing. In its fourth successive year of participation, Cummins will power all competing Tata PRIMA trucks with its technologically advanced, best-in-class, high performance [...]

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USHA International, one of India’s leading consumer durables company, is the first company to promote Ultimate Frisbee in India. Taking forward this strong commitment, USHA announced the ‘USHA Mumbai Ultimate Open 2017’ in association with UPAI (Ultimate Players Association of India). Team Spinergy from Auroville emerged victorious and lifted the Usha Mumbai Ultimate Open 2017 Trophy by beating Team Airborne from Chennai in the 1st Division finals. Team Silent Voice [...]

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Western India Automobile Association (WIAA) celebrated the International Women’s Day 2017 by honoring the participants of the third edition of the “Women’s Rally to the Valley”. The winners of the rally, held on Sunday, 5thMarch, in association with the Aamby Valley City and JK Tyres, were felicitated in a grand ceremony at Hotel Sahara Star in Mumbai on Friday evening. The one-of-its-kind rally on Sunday witnessed an enthusiastic participation of [...]

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The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) together with India On Track (IOT) and the Premier league brought key British and Indian football clubs, sports organisations and businesses together at the second edition of ‘The Football Movement’ conference in Mumbai. This football conference, which took place on 2nd and 3rd March, gave a platform to clubs, businesses and stakeholders from India and the United Kingdom to interact and explore commercial [...]

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India enjoyed its first taste of world class powerboat racing today as the Qualifying session kicked off the 3 day NEXA P1 Powerboat, Indian Grand Prix of the Seas in Mumbai.  Spectators around the natural amphitheatre of Mumbai’s Marine Drive and millions of viewers of Sony ESPN’s live television coverage watched the fleet of 12 P1 Panther race boats set their qualifying times to determine the starting line-up for tomorrow’s [...]

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Chennaiyin FC owner and Bollywood Superstar Abhishek Bachchan with Premier League Executive Chairman Richard Scudamore with the Premier League trophy at The Football Movement hosted by Department of International Trade, India On Track in partnership with Premier League & Star Sports and in association with Hero. Speaking at the Day 1 of two-day event, Abhishek Bachchan said, “Initiatives like The Football Movement are a great learning ground for all the [...]

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