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Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt
It is a matter of relief that the Union Government has clarified that cheque facility won't be withdrawn.

There were stray reports that an overenthusiastic government favaouring total digitalisation may go in for banning the cheque books.

It is gratifying to note that the government won't proceed with the reforms this way.
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V.R.Raghunath to lead Indian team to Australia
P.R.Sreejesh is injured and so V.R. Raghunath will lead the Indian hockey team iduring its tour of Australia.

India is set to travel to Australia later this month to play a four-nation tournament, starting November 23, followed by a Test series against the home side.

Sreejesh is yet to recover
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Aiming to have a go without pressure, says Sindhu
Mumbai, Oct 14, 2016 (PTI)

Set to return to the international circuit at Denmark Open, India ace shuttler P V Sindhu today said winning the silver medal at Rio Olympics has given her a lot of confidence and she would look to play without any pressure in the upcoming events.

"My life has change
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Rs 50 crore deal for Rio Olympics silver medalist P.V.Sindhu
Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu has signed a three-year agreement with sports management company Baseline in a deal that could go up to Rs 50 crore.

This is being pegged as the biggest deal for a non-cricketing sportsperson in India ever,

Tuhin Mishra, MD and co-founder of Baseline, has
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Aleksander Ceferin is new UEFA President
New president Aleksander Ceferin said Uefa must show Europe's big clubs who is in charge as he made Champions League reforms his first priority.

Ceferin, 48, beat Michael van Praag 42-13 in the poll to become the new head of European football's governing body.

Uefa and European clubs last mont
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Khel Ratna awarded to super performers of India
New Delhi, Aug 29, 2016, (PTI):

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sports Minister Vijay Goel pose with Olympic Medal Winners, Khel Ratna Awardees in New Delhi on Sunday. The players are silver medallist shuttler P V Sindhu (2R) bronze medal winning wrestler Sakshi Malik (R), gymnast Dipa Karmakar
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Curtains down on Rio Olypics
Rainy Rio wraps up challenging Games on upbeat tropical note
RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 21, 2016, (Reuters):

A blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off
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