INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Thursday, February 22, 2018

With a fortnight to go for the much-awaited T20 Mumbai League, Sachin Tendulkar, League Ambassador was part of a celebratory atmosphere at Taj Lands End today. Mumbai’s very own internationally acclaimed cricketing legend encouraged participation and spoke on the upcoming league, and the importance of such platforms for aspiring young Mumbai cricketers. Probability Sports India Private Limited, a consortium of Probability Sports and Wizcraft, hosted this event in the presence of distinguished guests including Ashish Shelar, [...]

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Bridgestone India, a subsidiary of the world’s largest Tyre and Rubber Company and a Worldwide Olympic Partner, today announced partnerships with new members of ‘Team Bridgestone’ under its Worldwide Olympic Partnership. The team is comprised of Olympians and ace athletes Mary Kom (Boxing), Sakshi Malik (Freestyle Wrestling), Lalita Babar (Long-distance Running), and Srikanth Kidambi (Badminton). The group joins Bridgestone India’s first Olympics Brand Ambassador PV Sindhu as a part of [...]

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Gazprom, official partner of FIFA and the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, announced the opening of the Sixth Season of the Football for Friendship (F4F) International Children’s Social Project. The project has been launched in India for the second time. The goal of the programme is to involve the young generation throughout the world in promoting the most important human values among their peers – friendship, equality, peace and respect for [...]

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A grand stage, the most extravagant ever, will be laid out for the country’s top male and female Body Building athletes and Physique Sports athletes, when the 11th Mr. India Senior Men’s and Women’s Body Building & 6th Men’s and Women’s Physique Sports National Championship is held at the Shri Shiv Chatrapati Sports Complex, Mhalunge, Balewadi, Pune from March 23rd t0 25th, 2018. Recognizing the years of hard work and [...]

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At the background of the curtain raiser to the 7th edition of the Indian Golf Expo to be held in Bangalore on the 19th and 20th of April 2018, the Golf Industry Association, today, felicitated Bangalore Boys Syed Saqib Ahmed and Khalin Joshi. Syed who was a top Junior and ranked amongst the top 3 amateurs in India was felicitated for his maiden Pro Title at the Cochin Masters, held earlier [...]

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The 5th edition of BodyPower Mumbai Expo concluded in Mumbai on Jan 14, 2018 with thousands of visitors streaming in. The 3 day event saw a huge number of fitness enthusiasts keen to witness the show, listen to experts and participate in the contest. Bollywood  stars like Karan Singh Grover and Kajal Agarwal had already made their appearance on the second day of the event whereas the event concluded by [...]

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Procam International, promoters of the TATA Mumbai Marathon 2018, today announced the planning and preparation undertaken to ensure a smooth flow of the 15th edition of Asia’s largest and India’s most prestigious marathon. Speaking at the event’s Media Centre at Marathi Patrakar Sangh, in Mumbai,Vivek Singh, Jt. MD, Procam International; Hugh Jones, Race Director; Dr. Nilesh Gautam, Medical Director and Satish Uchil, Technical Representative from BCDAA announced a range of measures [...]

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3 players from South United F.C., Bengaluru’s first privately-owned football club, namely Keith Raymond, N. Solaimalai, and Satish Kumar, have qualified to represent Karnataka at the 2017-18 Santosh Trophy. The selection reinforces the club’s vision to nourish and promote football talent from the grassroots level in India. South United F.C. intends to continue encouraging local talent and providing a platform for young footballers to prove themselves. South United Football Club [...]

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Top Rifle Shooters of India to slug it outat the Premier Invitational Shooting Competition organised by Lakshya Shooting Club, founded by Olympian, Arjuna Awardee – Suma Shirur The Event is held as an open platform to promote camaraderie among the top rifle shooters of India; to compete fiercely and interact freely before the start of a new shooting season every year. The competition is by ‘INVITATION ONLY’ for the cream [...]

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Super Fight League which enjoyed a successful inning last year witnessed celebrity patrons like Ajay Devgn, Jacqueline Fernandez, Salim and Sulaiman, Tiger Shroff and Randeep Hooda co-owning Mumbai Maniacs, Delhi Heroes, Goa Pirates, UP Nawabs, Bengaluru Tigers and Haryana Sultans teams respectively for the inaugural season. The premier professional league which kicks off  Season 2 in March 2018,  featuring  96 players, 8 teams and prize money of INR 4 crores [...]

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One of the country’s largest Wealth Management firms, IIFL Investment Managers, today announced their CSR Initiative dedicated to the development of junior sport in the country with EKA (pronounced, ek). Under EKA, the IIFL Investment Managers Group will build independent Asian and Global ranking junior properties across three sports namely Chess, Golf and Tennis. Partnering with The Indian Chess School, to build the richest U-13 global ranking tournament in the [...]

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Liverpool Football Club (LFC) and Western Union (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services and an Official principal Partner of Liverpool Football Club (LFC), invited local disadvantaged children to take part in a free soccer clinic this past Sunday at St. Andrews, Bandra, as a part of LFC World. The soccer clinics opened at 11am and hosted 64 underprivileged children from the ages of 8 to 14. These young [...]

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The IDBI Federal Life Insurance in collaboration with national coach Pullela Gopichand  has announced a nation wide talent hunt for kids in the under-10 age group, with the Young Champs campaign. Announcing the “Young Champs campaign”, CEO of the insurance company and former Mumbai pace bowler, Vignesh Shahane, said, “We are driven by passion, not money in this grass-roots initiative. Whatever needs to be done to produce world champions will [...]

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The 7th Indiabulls Home Loans Vasai Virar Mayors Marathon will be held on December 10. Actors Rahul Bose and Mandira Bedi are event ambassadors for the Marathon. Vasai-Virar Mayor Pravina Thakur said over 18,000 participants across 40 categories are expected to take to the streets on the race day, vying for a piece of the Rs 40 lakh prize money. 7th Indiabulls Home Loans Vasai Virar Mayors Marathon, in association with Cigna [...]

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Vedant Vaidya’s impressive knock of 104 runs not out (10X4s) helped Balmohan Vidyamandir English Medium beat SIES School by 86 runs in the Giles Shield Interschool U-14 Tournament on Tuesday.Vedant Vaidya was well supported by Arya Raut’s 49 runs which got the team in a comfortable position early in the game. Balmohan Vidyamandir English Medium scored 266 runs for eight wickets, whereas SIES School was all out for a mere score [...]

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Global leading holistic health guru, wellness wizard & corporate life coach, Dr. Mickey Mehta, announced a strategic alliance with Talwalkars Better Value Fitness Limited (Talwalkars), one of Asia’s largest fitness companies. The two titans of fitness and wellness have partnered in a global endeavour to start a wellness revolution for human evolution. The agreement was signed by Dr. Mickey Mehta and Mr. Prashant Talwalkar, MD & CEO of Talwalkars at [...]

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Eminent Actor and Youth Icon Allu Arjun and Hyderabad based hospitality brand M Kitchens join hands with Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) to bring Buffalo Wild Wings aka B-Dubs, the American casual dining restaurant and sports bar franchise to India. The first flagship restaurant and one of the biggest B-Dubs worldwide, was inaugurated by AlluArjun himself in the presence of Kedar Selagamsetty and Sam Reddy Founders& Directors of M Kitchens among [...]

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DHL, the world’s leading international expressservices provider, today announced the renewal of its partnership with the Hero Indian Super League (ISL). This marks the company’s third year in its sponsorship of the country’s top professional football league as Associate Sponsor. This season,ISL has grown to 95 matches from last year’s 65,and will be played over the course of five monthsDHL is proud to be the Official Match Ball partner for [...]

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Greenwood High International School students emerged victorious in Eagle Cup basketball and badminton competitions, hosted by Indus International School recently. Around 10 schools from Bangalore participated in this tournament in 5 disciplines which included Football, Basketball, Lawn Tennis, Badminton and Cricket. Greenwood High students won the ‘10th & below basketball girls Championship’ by defeating Bishop Cotton Girls by 30-17 in the finals. Janav Keerti of Grade 10 was awarded the [...]

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Nataraj from TVS Racing registered a historic win as the national motor sports was held in this town for the first time in the history of Dakshina Kannada district on Sunday. The sixth and final round of 2-wheeler MRF Mogrip FMSCI National Rally Championship 2017 saw 45 riders pan India including four women riders. Nataraj won overall crown as he clinched the title with Pro Expert A class with difference [...]

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