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Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) general secretary Dhanraj Choudhary has become the first Indian to be elected as one of the Board of Directors (BoD) to the international sport body (ITTF).

He was elected during International Table Tennis Federation's Annual General Meeting held in Paris on Thursday night. Choudhary was nominated to the decision-making body by the Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU), following his service to the sport in the region, particularly India. "I feel honoured to have been elected to the BoD of the ITTF. I have an added responsibility of discharging my duties towards promoting the game globally. I will do it with all consciousness and to the fullest ability. But, first and foremost, I will want to take Indian table tennis to another level," Choudhary said from Paris where World Championships are being held. He has been associated with table tennis for more than two decades -- first as a pla…



The Tehelka sting exposing how Varun Gandhi used the ruling Samajwadi Party leaders, the local BJP leaders, and the local police to intimidate and bribe the witnesses in his hate speech case to turn hostile, and secure his acquittal is a stinging indictment of Varun Gandhi, the BJP, the Samajwadi Party and indeed of the criminal justice system of the country. Varun's hate speech was particularly violent and communal and was recorded on video. Amazingly though, in the trial, the video was not produced by the police which is shown to have colluded with Varun, with the blessings of the Samajwadi party to intimidate and suborn witnesses to secure his acquittal. Surprisingly, the trial court also appears to have colluded with this blatant subversion of justice and did not even bother to investigate the mass scale witnesses turning hostile. The fact that Varun has been promoted as the general secr…
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Indian women strike gold at inaugural FIBA Asia 3×3 in Doha, QatarPosted on May 17, 2013by sagarmedia Doha,Qatar. May 17, 2013: Indian women who came into the competition as the overwhelming favorites kept their tryst with the gold medal sweeping all opposition that came their way. Carrying forward the form of three successive wins on the opening day, the Indian women with Geethu Anna Jose at the vanguard of their challenge, won the three play-off games without raising much sweat. India won all their three games reaching the 21-point mark with ample time left on the clock in each of their games. “We achieved what we set out for,” said Jose, who was an overwhelming favorite in the All Stars nominations.“Things worked out rather well to our satisfaction and each of the team gave their contribution,” she said. Jose was at the vanguard, but the rest of the Indian members indeed have their share in the victory – first for India at level in any competition in FIBA Asia events. India had won …

PANASONIC INDIA Launches Smartphone P51

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By sagarmedia on May 16, 2013| Edit 16th May, 2013, New Delhi, India– Continuing its strong focus on India, Panasonic India today announced the launch of the P51,Panasonic smartphone, a first in the series of revolutionary smartphones marking the entry of Panasonic into the mobile phone segment in India. This phone is targeted at the young generation – the always-on-the-go college youth, and the premium executive class, who is always on the lookout for better, faster and savvier smart phones on the go!      The Panasonic P51 is a premium AndroidTM smartphone with sleek design and brings HD experience to a 5 inch screen with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. Powered by a Quad Core1.2GHz processor and running on AndroidTM4.2 (Jelly Bean), the P51 comes with a magnetic flip-cover stylus offering comfort and convenience to the consumer. This Wi-Fi enabled device also sports an 8MP camera (auto focus with flash) and a 1.3Mpxl 720p HD front camera making it an ideal phone      Speaking on th…
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Emirates Holidays ties up with TUI India & Le Passage to IndiaPosted on May 16, 2013by sagarmedia
Emirates Holidays, the tour-operating arm of Emirates airlines, and TUI India, the tour operating arm of Le Passage to India, India’s leading Destination Management Company, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding under which TUI India will be the Preferred Agent for Emirates Holidays in India. The MoU announced by  Mr. Marc Bennett, Divisional Senior Vice President – Emirates Destinations & Leisure Management, Mr. Arjun Sharma, MD, Le Passage to India and Ms. Jeannette Linfoot, Director of Tour Operations – New Markets, TUI Travel PLC., aims to to provide customers with competitively-priced, quality holiday experiences. To support the Emirates Holidays products, Le Passage to India will leverage its tour operating brand, TUI India to further promote Emirates Holidays across India. With a focus on collaboration and innovation to drive the development of outbound tourism in the …
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Cast of Movie Fukre unveil New Fresh Fragrances of ENVY 1000 for Men & Women16052013
New Delhi – Extend the ENVY 1000 from Vanesa experience, into your daily grooming regime with its deodorant’s without any gas for men & women. Scented precisely to match the classic fragrance, this long-lasting deodorant provides all-day or all-night protection. Cast of Farhan Akhtar & Ritesh Sidhwani’s Movie Fukrey unveiled New Fresh Fragrances of ENVY 1000 for Men & Women, The Brand Association of the Movie Fukrey praised the New Fresh Fragrances of ENVY 1000 range for Men & Women very lively of International, indeed Envious will definitely set the trends of Deodorants with No Gas, i.e., completely value for money. On this occasion, Saurabh Gupta, Director, Vanesa Care reveal, “Envy 1000 deodorant Perfume spray with No Gas guarantees 1000 Sprays, India’s first deodorant brand to introduce such product for Men & Women are the combination of the feeling of freshness, long last…
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DELHi2050 team- The signing of MoU India & Netherlands Date; 14 May 2013
DELHi2050 team warmly welcomes the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between India and The Netherlands on 14 May in The Hague, The Netherlands. In the presence of Indian Union Minister of Urban Development Kamal Nath, and Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen the MoU is signed. The MoU is a spin-off of the DELHi2050 initiative, started by arch i platform at the end of 2010, to fundamentally rethink future urban scenarios for the capital city of India.
Invitation                                                               15th & 16th, May 2013