Sports ministry deputes NYKS, NSS volunteers for earthquake relief
Sports ministry deputes NYKS, NSS volunteers for earthquake relief

Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday directed the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) and the National Service Scheme (NSS) to depute their volunteers in the quake hit areas of the country for relief and rescue work, a central government release said.

Asian Games: Badminton squad left stranded as team bus driver goes missing
Asian Games: Badminton squad left stranded as team bus driver goes missing

The Indian badminton team, which had arrived at the Gyeyang Gymkhana far away from the Athletes Village early this morning, was left stranded after the conclusion of the women's quarterfinals match against Thailand late in the night as the driver of the bus which was to ferry them back went missing.

Zero tolerance for sexual harassment at Asiad: OCA
Zero tolerance for sexual harassment at Asiad: OCA

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Wednesday issued a zero tolerance policy for any cases of sexual harassment, if and when they come up at the Asian Games to be held here from Sep 19 to Oct 4.

Pay rise helps Taiwan make progress towards volunteer military

Efforts to make Taiwan`s military an all-volunteer and more professional service -- which suffered a setback after the death of a young corporal -- have regained momentum following a pay rise, officials said Tuesday.

Rio to launch Olympic volunteer programme in August

The Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic organising committee is set to launch its Games volunteer programme in August.

Woman teaching volunteer shot dead

A woman teaching volunteer was allegedly shot dead by two unidentified men at Chauri Chaura area here in the district, police said.

More than 2,40,000 apply to be Olympics volunteers

Organisers say more than 2,40,000 people have applied to be volunteers at the 2012 Olympics in London.

More than 2,40,000 apply to be Olympics volunteers

Organisers say more than 2,40,000 people have applied to be volunteers at the 2012 Olympics in London.