Sports is essential for physical and mental fitness: Revenue Minister

Sunday, August 8th, 2021
R Ashoka

Bengaluru : Sports is essential to keep us fit both mentally and physically, said Revenue Minister Mr R Ashoka. He inaugurated the volleyball tournament at Carmel School grounds in Kumaraswamy layout on Sunday. Speaking on the occasion, he suggested that youths should give priority to sports and games along with education and they should take […]

Yuvraj agets Padma Shri, other awardees include Kamal, Paresh Rawal

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

New Delhi: The government is set to announce the Padma awards today, ahead of Republic Day. On Saturday afternoon, it was announced that cricketer Yuvraj SIngh has been conferred with Padma Shri award. Reportedly, actor Kamal Haasan has been awarded Padma Vibhushan. Renowned scientist R A Mashelkar is reportedly among the 126 prominent personalities who […]

Synthetic track to be ready within 5 months : Yogish Bhat

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012
Mangala Stadium Synthetic-track

Mangalore : MLA and Deputy Speaker Yogish Bhat  has expressed the hopes that the synthetic track laying works presently underway at the Mangala Stadium in Mangalore would be completed in another four to five months. He was  speaking to reporters after inspecting the progress of the works along with Deputy Commissioner Dr Chennappa Gowda on […]

State-level boys and girls Kabaddi Championship – 2012 inaugurated

Monday, February 6th, 2012
Girls Kabaddi Championship

Mangalore :  Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) in association with Jaya Karnataka jointly organized a state-level boys and girls Kabaddi Championship – 2012 at Nehru Maidan on February 5. Speaking on the occasion, N M Adyanthaya, state president of INTUC said that India always encouraged cricket and been neglecting other sports including our national […]

Punjab triumphs in Inter-University sports festival – 2011

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
Relay-Match women

Moodabidre: The five-day Inter-university national sports contests orgainsed by Alva’s and RG university, Bangalore jointly, ended on Dec 21 here at Swaraj Maian, with Punjab University’s (Patiala) sturdy sportsmen securing 9 golds (1st), 4 silvers (2nd) and 2 bronze medals (3rd) to bag ‘overall’ championship in the 72nd All India Inter-University athletics competitions held on […]

2-day sports for 200 special kids in ‘new look’ Mangala stadium

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011
Special kids

Mangalore: About 200 special ability kids with various physical disabilities, or mental retardment, took part in DK Dt. Level special sports and games competitions, set in a renovated Mangala “new look” stadium on Wednesday, near MCC buildings in city. It was a 2-day long event, due to conclude on Thursday evening, organised by Bharat special […]

Udupi celebrate Republic day

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011
Republic day at Udupi

Udupi: Republic day celebrations today were held in Udupi with Indian national flag-hoisting done at the Ajjarakadu Grounds. Addressing the gathering, Dr.V.S Acharya recounted the development plans implemented in his district so far. He assured equal opportunities to all to reach their full development in a free nation. He asked the citizens to preserve the […]

Mamatha Poojary fondly speaks out

Friday, December 3rd, 2010
Mamatha Poojary

Mangalore: Hermunde is where 2010 Asian Games Kabaddi heroine, “best raider’, gold medal winner Mamatha Poojary lives with parents and a brother. It is in Karkala taluk. She is the talent that flowered in a desolate distant village to attend Indian sports columns today. In an interview, she asked younger players to get ready to […]

Kalmadi’s Companions under CBI probe

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
Suresh Kalmadi

New Delhi: While Commonwealth Games for India was a great success for Indian sports persons, interest in winning gold medals internationally, the preparatory work reeked with greedy money scandals among executives, even MPs in Congress who headed them. The entire scam happenings are now entrusted to CBI enquiry and on Tuesday (Nov.29) raids were conducted […]

Delhi CM vows punishment for the accused in CWG scam

Monday, August 16th, 2010
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New Delhi: When over a 1000 crores have been mis-spent or misappropriated by powerful sports officials and Congressmen at that, thrice Delhi CM Sheila Dixit has made it a point to punish the guilty when they are found. People are accusing Sheila D. herself as the powerful person behind CWG and stadium-building work (12 of […]