FMSCI recommends leading rally driver Gaurav Gill for Arjuna award

FMSCI, the national motorsports governing body which was recently re-recognised by the Sports Ministry, has recommended India's top rally driver Gaurav Gill for the Arjuna award.

Ministry issues new instructions to NSFs for conduct of events
Ministry issues new instructions to NSFs for conduct of events

 In the wake of poor management of National Para Athletics championships, the Sports Ministry has instructed all the National Sports Federations (NSFs) to draw the calendar of their events well in advance for the smooth and efficient hosting of the tournaments.

Give recommendations for awards by March next year: Sports Ministry
Give recommendations for awards by March next year: Sports Ministry

The Indian Sports Ministry on Friday instructed all the National Sports Federations to submit this year's recommendations for cash awards to athletes and coaches by March 31, 2016.

Ministry asks NSFs, IOA to conduct elections on time
Ministry asks NSFs, IOA to conduct elections on time

 The Sports Ministry has asked all National Sports Federations (NSFs) and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to conduct their elections at least one month before the term of its office bearers.

Researchers to scan social media use during disasters

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Ohio-based Kent State University $300,000 grant to study public responses to disaster warnings and alerts across social media.

NSF expresses concern over 1,000-hr bandh along NH-39

The Naga Students' Federation (NSF) has expressed serious concern over the ongoing 1,000-hour bandh along the National Highway-39 called by the Joint Action Committee for Autonomous State (JACAS), Karbi Anglong in Assam.

National Sports Federations have to be transparent: Sarbananda Sonowal

The Sports Ministry today stated in clear terms that it expects complete transparency from all the National Sports Federations (NSFs) and also sought their support for corruption and controversy-free sport.

Sports bodies receiving 10 lakh and above to come under RTI

The government of India has declared today that all sports bodies receiving a grant of Rupees 10 lakh or more annually will come under the purview of Right to Information (RTI) act.

Northeast govts should pressurise Centre to protect NE people: NSF

In the wake of the alleged killing of a Manipuri man in the national Capital, the Naga Students` Federation has urged the state governments of the north eastern region to jointly pressurise the Centre to check the alleged inhuman treatment meted out to the people of the region in metropolitan cities.

Indian-American professor convicted of defrauding students

An Indian-American professor has been convicted by a federal grand jury of defrauding the US government and students of USD 700,000 in research grants.

Boxers will not suffer due to IBF termination, says Sports Minister

The Indian Boxing Federation might be in trouble following its termination by the International Boxing Association (AIBA), but Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday assured the boxers that their training would not suffer and would be provided with all the required facilities.

Hockey India gets NSF status

Hockey India`s (HI) bid to be the sole body of governance for the national sport in the country, has got a shot in the arm after the Government of India recently accorded it the status of a National Sports Federation (NSF).

Naga student body concern on electoral rolls

The Naga Students Federation (NSF) has cautioned authorities about illegal migrants during the exercise on correction of electoral rolls.

NSFs must recognise & highlight Govt`s support: Sports Ministry

The Sports Ministry on Tuesday asked all the National Sports Federations (NSFs) to acknowledge and highlight the Government`s support for all those events that are being funded by it and SAI.

Ministry issues Dec 31 deadline to NSFs to amend constitution

The Sports Ministry has issued a fresh deadline to eight National Sports Federations (NSFs), which have not yet amended their constitution in accordance with the sports code, asking them to submit the required documents by December 31, 2013, failing which their government recognition could be "impacted".

NSF urges PM for solution of Naga political problem

NSF has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take a decisive step in bringing an honourable solution to the Naga political problem.

US to suspend Antarctic research during shutdown

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) said it will suspend its research programmes in Antarctica if the US government shutdown continues for another week.

SAI expedites efforts to make `Vision 2020` a reality

Giving wings to its ambitious plan of spending Rs 2000 crore on athletes for 2020 Olympics, the SAI has instructed the respective NSFs to identify their pool of young sportspersons.

Mursi prepones Egypt’s parliamentary elections

Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi has preponed first post-constitution parliamentary elections from April with the dates clashing with Easter, even opposition`s Mohamed ElBaradei threatened boycott.

Obama`s top Indian-American science aide quits

Subra Suresh, President Barack Obama`s top Indian-American science official, has resigned as director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to become the president of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).