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Timothy Pereira, former international footballer passes away

Timothy Pereira (75), the former international footballer who represented Tata FC, has passed away in Mumbai on June 1, 2018. He played for the country in 1967-68. Pereira also played hockey and represented Catholic Gymkhana in the local league.


Sanjeev Gupta appointed as official ambassador of UK skills

Indian-origin steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta has been appointed by Britain’s Prince Charles as an official ambassador for the Industrial Cadets programme designed to nurture manufacturing skills. Gupta was appointed to the flagship programme to give children and young people the direct structured experience of the industry at school or college level.


Bihar hosts 6th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) India Regional Conference

The 6th Conference of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) of India Region was inaugurated by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan in Patna, Bihar on February 16, 2018. The 2-day conference discussed subjects of ‘Parliament’s role in the development agenda’ and ‘Legislature and Judiciary’. Over 100 delegates from India and abroad, including Australia, Britain and Uganda, are ..


Anu Kumar clinches gold medal of Khelo India School Games in 1500 metres

Anu Kumar of Uttarakhand has grabbed the first gold medal of the Khelo India School Games in 1500 metres at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on February 1, 2018. Tamil Nadu athletes won two of the six gold medals on the opening day of the games. The rest were shared between Uttarakhand, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and ..


Anushka Sharma becomes Brand Ambassador of Unicharm’s Sofy

Bollywood Actress Anushka Sharma has been signed as the Brand Ambassador of Unicharm’s Sofy. Unicharm is a Japanese FMCG company. Sofy is the brand of sanitary napkins from the company.