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Vijay Kumar to take charge as NCDE0X MD and CEO next week

Kumar, who had earlier served as the top boss of NCDEX, will replace Samir Shah.

Jan 15, 2018, 11:55 AM IST

Vijay Kumar to be next MD and CEO of NCDEX

Kumar will replace Samir Shah whose tenure is set to expire in February.

Jan 12, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

After Yogeshwar Dutt, 2012 Olympic silver medallist shooter Vijay Kumar all set to tie the knot

Ace Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt got married to Sheetal Sharma, daughter of Haryana congress leader Jaibhagwan Sharma, on January 16.

Jan 17, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Quran desecration: AAP MLA Naresh Yadav promised to pay Rs 1 crore to 'mastermind'?

The alleged mastermind in Quran desecration case has claimed that he had desecrated the Quran at the behest of AAP MLA Naresh Yadav,

Jul 03, 2016, 11:54 AM IST

Body of missing Army jawan found under 12-feet snow in Kargil

Following a three-day-long search operation, Indian Army recovered the body of Sepoy Vijay Kumar K in Kargil on Sunday. The jawan was missing since an avalanche hit the Army post in Kargil sector. 

Mar 20, 2016, 16:08 PM IST

AAP raises transfer of VAT commissioner with Rajnath Singh

 Delhi government today took up with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh its demand for an inquiry into the transfer of VAT Commissioner Vijay Kumar as it alleged that Lt Governor Najeeb Jung did not consult the Centre before effecting the move.

Oct 20, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

Talk less and let the shooters focus: India's pistol coach

 A firm believer of the saying 'silence is golden', India's pistol coach Smirnov Pavel doesn't mind a gag order being issued on the country's top shooters in his quest to help them prepare for the Rio Olympics in the best possible manner.

Sep 27, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Gurpreet Singh finishes fifth in rapid fire pistol final

 Gurpreet Singh, who has already secured a Rio Olympics quota for India, on Wednesday displayed great form to reach the finals of men's 25m rapid fire pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in first place with a combined score of 586 over two stages of qualification in Gabala, Azerbaijan.

Aug 12, 2015, 18:17 PM IST

IS abducted teachers from Karnataka reunite with family

Two Indian teachers from Karnataka, kidnapped in Libya allegedly by Islamic State (IS) terror group and released subsequently, were reunited with their families as they arrived home on Tuesday.

Aug 04, 2015, 22:20 PM IST

Have established existence of IAS mafia, says MN Vijaykumar

Karnataka cadre Indian Administrative Service​ (IAS) officer MN Vijaykumar, who was penalised with 'compulsory retirement' for "indiscipline", just three days before his tenure was to end, revealed on Sunday that he has established the existence of 'IAS mafia'.

May 03, 2015, 23:46 PM IST

Gagan Narang, Sanjeev Rajput survive elimination rounds at World Cup

Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang, Sanjeev Rajput and Chain Singh survived their respective elimination rounds to enter the qualification round for the finals of men's 50m rifle 3 position event at the ISSF World Cup (Rifle/Pistol) here today.

Apr 14, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

Kapil Dev's team start as favourite for World Corporate Golf

Five years ago Kapil Dev and Vijay Kumar had won the National Final of the World Corporate Golf Challenge and the iconic cricketer and his team will start as favourites when they compete against top corporate golfers at the 10th annual TAKE Solutions Corporate Golf Challenge.

Apr 09, 2015, 21:45 PM IST

Indian-American named dean of Penn Engineering college in US

An Indian-American expert, known for his groundbreaking work on autonomous robots, has been named dean of a prestigious US university in Pennsylvania.

Mar 19, 2015, 15:31 PM IST

National Games: Another golden double for Vijay Kumar, Sandeep Sejwal ends with four gold medals

Ace pistol shooter Vijay Kumar notched up a golden double for the second time to end his campaign with a rich haul of five gold medals, while Asian Games bronze-winning swimmer Sandeep Sejwal signed off with four yellow metals on day seven of the 35th National Games here in the southern Indian city on Saturday.

Feb 07, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

Attachment orders against BSP MLA in engineer murder case

A local court has ordered attachment proceedings against BSP MLA Vijay Kumar, wanted in connection with the murder of National Informatics Centre (NIC) engineer here last month.

Feb 05, 2015, 17:20 PM IST

35th National Games: Haryana wrestlers win 18 gold; Ghosal, Chinappa squash champs

The seasoned duo of Saurav Ghosal and Joshana Chinappa expectedly walked away with the individual gold medals in squash even as Haryana's wrestlers demolished their rivals to sign off with a whopping 18 gold on the fourth day of competitions in the 35th National Games here today.

Feb 04, 2015, 21:36 PM IST

35th National Games: Two more medals for Vijay; Ghosal, Chinappa clinch squash gold

Olympic hero Vijay Kumar's pistol fetched him two more medals while the seasoned squash duo of Saurav Ghosal and Joshana Chinappa clinched the individual gold in contrasting styles on the fourth day of competitions in the 35th National Games here on Wednesday.

Feb 04, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

National Games: Vijay Kumar shoots golden double, 6 swimming meet records shattered

Olympic silver-medallist shooter Vijay Kumar shone bright with a golden double even as half a dozen meet records sank without a trace in the swimming pool on the third day of competitions in the 35th National Games here on Tuesday.

Feb 03, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Abhinav Bindra defends air rifle national title, Vijay Kumar too wins

Olympic medallists Abhinav Bindra and Vijay Kumar clinched a gold medal each in 10-metre air rifle and 25-metre standard pistol events respectively at the 58th National Shooting Championship here today.

Dec 22, 2014, 20:29 PM IST