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8 armed forces veterans initiate a high-end adventure sports survival training and self-defence mission

In a first-of-its-kind initiative in Asia, 8 armed forces veterans have initiated a high-end adventure sports survival training and self-defence mission at a pan India level titled ‘Op-Blue Freedom’ as a part of their parent project — Special Forces Adventures (SFA). The SFA is led by Major (retd) Vivek Jacob and has veterans from the ..

West Bengal: Govt gives green signal to Baichung’s football academy

The much-awaited academy of former Indian football skipper Baichung Bhutia got the green signal from the West Bengal Government and it will come up in Siliguri. The legendary footballer is looking forward to setting up a world class facility with three artificial turfs in Siliguri. Bhutia also owns a club United Sikkim FC. Factbox: Baichung ..

Baichung Bhutia retires from international football

Former captain of Indian Football Team, striker Baichung Bhutia announced his retirement from international sports. Baichung however, will continue to play for his club United Sikkim FC which he founded. He was the first Indian athlete to boycott the Olympic torch relay in support of the Tibetan independence movement. Awards: Arjuna Award : 1998 Padma ..

News Today : August 23, 2011

World’s longest periscope A 10 m long indigenously developed periscope for a nuclear reactor at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Researc (IGCAR) at Kalpakkam near Chennai was dedicated to the nation The periscope is the longest in the world Costing around Rs 3.9 crore , the periscope was handed over to Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut ..