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FIH Hockey Pro League Season 2 extended by one year, to run through June 2021 now

The Season 2 was set to run from January to June 2020 and around one third of the matches were completed by early March before the escalating COVID-19 crisis brought the competition to a standstill.
Indian hockey players celebrate during their match against Belgium in the FIH Pro League at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium.(PTI)
Indian hockey players celebrate during their match against Belgium in the FIH Pro League at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 24, 2020 05:21 PM IST
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Manpreet Singh dedicates FIH Player of the Year award to late father

Manpreet became the first Indian to win the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) Player of the Year award, capping a memorable 2019 season in which he led the side to Olympic qualification.
Manpreet Singh reacts at the end of match against Russia.(PTI)
Manpreet Singh reacts at the end of match against Russia.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 17, 2020 03:01 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Vivek Sagar Prasad named 2019’s rising star of international men’s hockey

Vivek polled 50 per cent of all National Association votes, 23 per cent media votes, 15.1 per cent fans/players votes for a combination of 34.5 per cent votes.
Vivek Sagar Prasad in action.(Frank Uijlenbroek/Hockey India)
Vivek Sagar Prasad in action.(Frank Uijlenbroek/Hockey India)
Updated on Feb 10, 2020 11:49 PM IST
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No change in size of currency notes in near future: RBI to HC

Senior advocate VR Dhond, who represented the central bank, made this statement in response to a query made by the high court bench of chief justice Pradeep Nandrajog and justice Bharati Dangre.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) told the Bombay high court (HC) on Friday that it does not intend to change the size of currency notes in the near future.(REUTERS)
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) told the Bombay high court (HC) on Friday that it does not intend to change the size of currency notes in the near future.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 01:03 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByK A Y Dodhiya, Mumbai

Keep size of currency notes same to help visually impaired: HC to RBI

The bench was hearing a public interest litigation filed by the National Association for the Blind (NAB) highlighting difficulties faced by blind persons identifying new currency notes and coins.
According to its counsel, advocate Uday Warunjikar, the new currency notes and several new coins introduced by the RBI are not disabled-friendly.(Photo: AFP)
According to its counsel, advocate Uday Warunjikar, the new currency notes and several new coins introduced by the RBI are not disabled-friendly.(Photo: AFP)
Updated on Aug 23, 2019 01:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByKanchan Chaudhari

Why keep changing features of notes, coins? HC asks RBI

The NAB petition claimed that new currency notes and coins issued by the RBI posed difficulty for visually impaired persons in terms of identification and distinguishing them.
New currency notes and coins issued by the RBI(PTI image)
New currency notes and coins issued by the RBI(PTI image)
Updated on Aug 01, 2019 07:48 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India

Chaat: From UP to Mumbai to the South

Why does South India have no chaat tradition? And is it now importing one from Mumbai?
You do get chaat in South Indian cities, but it’s always treated like an import(iStock)
You do get chaat in South Indian cities, but it’s always treated like an import(iStock)
Updated on May 25, 2019 10:44 PM IST
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Corporates to adopt green ways of commuting on World Environment Day

The campaign, initiated by the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), Haryana, has so far seen participation from companies, such as Capgemini, NTT Data, MattsenKumar, Dell.
The Raahgiri event has seen mass participation from residents of Gurgaon.(HTphotos)
The Raahgiri event has seen mass participation from residents of Gurgaon.(HTphotos)
Updated on May 21, 2019 08:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | BySonali Verma

Indian men’s hockey team to join FIH Pro League next year

Welcoming India back in the league, the international hockey federation (FIH) said the move has been supported by other participating countries.
Indian Men's Hockey players celebrate their win over Malaysia 4-2 in an exciting encounter at the 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019 in Ipoh, Tuesday, March 26, 2019.(PTI)
Indian Men's Hockey players celebrate their win over Malaysia 4-2 in an exciting encounter at the 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019 in Ipoh, Tuesday, March 26, 2019.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 16, 2019 06:00 PM IST
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Examine foreign currencies to make rupee notes blind-friendly, HC tells RBI

The Bombay high court directed the RBI to examine currencies of “advanced countries” to develop features that would make notes user-friendly for those who are visually-impaired and blind.
The judges then sought to know the international practice to make currency disabled-friendly, and directed the RBI to examine this aspect and submit a report to the court in two weeks.(REUTERS)
The judges then sought to know the international practice to make currency disabled-friendly, and directed the RBI to examine this aspect and submit a report to the court in two weeks.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 15, 2019 07:47 AM IST
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Bombay HC quashes assault case against actor Armaan Kohli

The reprieve came after the 46-year-old actor tendered an affidavit expressing remorse and submitted an undertaking saying he will not commit such an act.
Armaan Kohli was accused of assaultinghis live-in partner.(HT File)
Armaan Kohli was accused of assaultinghis live-in partner.(HT File)
Updated on Jun 16, 2018 01:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKanchan Chaudhary, Mumbai

‘We will continue to work with Pune police and help them serve residents better’

R Venkateswaran, senior-vice president, Internet of things (IoT) solutions, Persistent Systems speaks about the state-of-the-art Pune police control room digitisation project and the benefits of bringing police action closer to technology. 
R Venkateswaran, senior-vice president, Internet of things (IoT) solutions, Persistent Systems.(HT PHOTO)
R Venkateswaran, senior-vice president, Internet of things (IoT) solutions, Persistent Systems.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 17, 2018 02:49 PM IST
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