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Gurgaon, September 21: Nalini Singh Siwach got her revenge and the first title this season as she clinched the Hero-DLF GCC event, the fifth leg on the Hero-WGAI Tour on Friday. Nalini, whose home course is the DLF Golf and Country overcame the nervousness of two double bogeys on the front nine and held her nerve in the closing stages with one birdie and five pars in the last six holes for a card of 75. Nalini totalled 217, four clear of Smriti Mehra (80) and Vani Kapoor (72), who were tied for second at 221. It was the season’s first win for Nalini, who is coached by Anitya Chand, also the coach for Vani. “It feels nice to finally win after coming close many times and it becomes even better because this is my home course,” said an elated Nalini, who was second last week. She was also third on two earlier occasions. For Vani it was her second runner-up finish and she has one win. In five events, …
4th TiE-Aspire Young Achiever Awards
3 Talented Youngsters Inspire Entrepreneurs
Sports Womanandmountaineer with disabilities Arunima Sinha, 26 from UPA prodigy Raga Pianist Utsav Lal, 20 from DelhiWhiz-kid Actor and Film Director Kishan Shrikanth, 16 from BangaloreNew Delhi, September 21, 2012: Celebrating the spirit of art, culture and sportsmanship, the New Delhi-NCR chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs and Aspire, today, announced 4thTiE-Aspire Young Achiever Awards for three trailblazers.
Aspire Human Capital Management, a Gurgaon-based company engaged in the field of employability in education, in association with The Indus Entrepreneurs  will honour the achievements of Arunima Sinha, Trekker and SportsWoman; Utsav LalPianist; and Kishan Shrikanth Actor and Film Director.
The awards will be presented to the young achievers during the TiEcon Delhi 2012 at New Delhi during the two-day annual flagship event on Friday September 28 evening.
Arunima Sinha, 26,climbed 21,110 ft of Mt. Chham…


Visiting Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has received prestigious Congressional Gold Medal, a rare honour bestowed to any foreign leader by the US administration.
The National League for Democracy leader also met President Barack Obama on a day when the US lifted additional sanctions on Myanmar."This is one of the most moving days of my life, to be here in a house undivided, a house joined together to welcome a stranger from a distant land. This is a moment for which I have been waiting for many years," Suu Kyi said moments after receiving the honour on Wednesday.
An emotional Suu Kyi also addressed a gathering of top American lawmakers, in which Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former First Lady Laura Bush was present.
In her Congressional Gold Medal acceptance speech Suu Kyi said it has always been her opinion that democracy offers the best balance between freedom and security for all of them…