INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Saturday, September 23, 2017

The Winner’s Trophyof FIFA U17 World Cup is travelling in India to provide an opportunity to football lovers to witness and experience the Trophy up close. Bank of Baroda, the first National Supporter for the FIFA U-17 World Cup hosted the prestigious Winner’s Trophy for the U- 17 World Cup at its Goa & WM Region at Mall D Goa, Panjim today. The trophy was unveiled at the hands of [...]

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Procam International, the pioneers of the distance running movement in India, today announced that the registrations for the world’s most prestigious half marathon scheduled for November 19 is now open. With a total prize money of USD 275,000 this year’s edition is expected to witness over 34,000 participants, pound the wide long stretches of the capital on the third Sunday of November. When Procam International conceptualised and introduced the Delhi Half Marathon in 2005, little [...]

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One of India’s biggest running circuit, the 10K INTENCITY Run Pune leg is all set for its inaugural run on Sunday, 10th September. Prominent personalities and former Olympians like ace shooter and Commonwealth Gold medalist Anjali Bhagwat, former Hockey player Ajit Lakra, former Wrestlers like Maruti Adkar andKaka Pawar will be gracing the run along with thousands of running enthusiasts. Supported by the Athletics Federation of India, the 10KINTENCITY marathon [...]

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Haryana Steelers Coach Ranbir Singh Khokhar said his side were buoyant following a ‘special win’ in their previous clash against UP Yoddha, ahead of the encounter against Dabang Delhi KC at the Babu Banarasi Indoor Stadium, in Lucknow, on Wednesday. The result saw the Steelers claw their way back from six points down to win 36-29 against the home side. “The boys have been very motivated, because it was a [...]

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On a wonderful monsoon morning, the second edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Mumbai Half Marathon kicked off at the Bandra Kurla Complex. The iconic marathon was flagged off by Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, Face of the event at 5.45am. Enthusiastic runners participating in varied categories including 21k, 10k and 5k runs were pepped up to sprint on a rainy morning. Participants were excited as the weather and the new [...]

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Mad Over Poker (MOP), an early stage poker startup announces the conclusion of their big bang inaugural tournament LOOT. The tournament attracted 1000+ sign ups before the launch. AjinkyaHire, was adjudged as the winner of India’s first free entry tournament- LOOT. The tournament had 20 rebuys (Rs. 850 each, which led to increased prize pool of Rs. 511,500) Ajinkya, who is also a professional poker player won over Rs. 1 [...]

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The inaugural “Eye Run” organized by Sheth Group on Independence Day 2017 saw enthusiastic participation from nearly 1500 runners from locals and running groups from Thane and Mumbai. This 10 km run was organized in partnership with the Eye Bank Association of India where the proceeds from the race will be donated to eye surgeries and procedures for needy individuals who are visually impaired. Runners also pledged their eyes at [...]

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One of India’s biggest running circuit, the 10K INTENCITY Run will kick-off on 10th September 2017 from Pune followed by Indore, Bhubaneshwar, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Baroda, Delhi and will culminate on 11th February 2018 in Goa. It was announced today at an event held in the presence of eminent sportspersons Dhanraj Pillay(Padmashri, Olympian, Khel Ratna Award), Pralhad Sawant (General Secretary, Maharashtra Athletics Association) and Puneri Paltan Team (currently one [...]

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Dalberg and iSPIRT in collaboration with Bharat Innovations Fund, Omidyar Network and Unitus Seed Fund launched #BuildOnIndiaStack – a venture pitch competition for early-stage startups, building on top of the India Stack, a set of open APIs released by the Government of India The competition is open to all innovations that leverage the India Stack to unlock new business models and/or reach previously underserved, new customer segments across diverse sectors such [...]

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Procam International, which has pioneered the running movement across India more than a decade ago announced today that the Tata group, the global enterprise with over 100 independent operating companies, will be the title sponsor of oneof the world’s top 10 marathons – the Mumbai Marathon. India’s most prestigious long distance race will be called the ‘Tata Mumbai Marathon’ with its 15th edition scheduled on 21st January 2018. The Tata Mumbai Marathon will be jointly sponsored [...]

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On U Mumba’s defence against Haryana Steelers We played two matches against the Haryana Steelers – one during the first half and one during the second, both were strikingly different. While the first half against the Steelers wasn’t our best effort, the second half was all about aggressive yet responsible play. The coordination in our the defence was missing the mark during the first twenty minutes which lead to us conceding [...]

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After the successful inaugural edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Mumbai Half Marathon, India’s leading life insurance company today announced their 2nd edition. Over 15k enthusiastic runners will line up on race day on August 20, 2017. Runners will soak in the architectural delights ofaamchi Mumbai, as they chart the course along the famed majestic  structures of South Mumbai. The run will be flagged off by face of the event, Mumbai’s very own, Sachin Tendulkar from [...]

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Cochin Shipyard Limited (“Company”), the largest public sector shipyard in India in terms of dock capacity, as of March 31, 2015, according to the CRISIL Report will be launching its initial public offering (“IPO” or the “Issue”) which is scheduled to open on August 1, 2017 and Issue Closing Date – August 3, 2017, with a price band of Rs. 424 – Rs. 432 per Equity Share of face value [...]

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JSW Sports-owned Pro Kabaddi team Haryana Steelers named local boy Surender Nada as captain for their maiden campaign that kicks off in Hyderabad, on July 28, the team announced at a press interaction, in Sonepat, on Monday. Nada will be assisted by another Haryana boy in Wazir Singh. The team has spent the last three weeks at a pre-season camp in Bellary, Karnataka and coach Ranbir Singh Khokhar said he [...]

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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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