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Tag: Ioc

IOC Approves Adding 'Together' Into Olympic Motto

The move to add "together" into the Olympic motto of "faster, higher, stronger" was unanimously approved at the 138th IOC session here on Tuesday.

Tokyo Olympics: IOC To Cull Accredited Personnel Due To Covid-19

Lausanne: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to grant accreditation only to those people who have essential and operational roles at this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. This step will significantly reduce the number of accredited people at the Games which will begin on July 23. The decision was made on Friday by IOC’s […]

IOC Confirms Brisbane As Preferred Host For 2032 Olympics

Paris: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has narrowed down on Australian city Brisbane as its preferred candidate to host the 2032 Olympic Games. India was among the many countries that expressed interest in hosting the Olympics with Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju saying earlier this week that a green signal from the Centre is yet to […]

Bindusagar Lake Rejuvenation Project Launched In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday launched the much-awaited Bindusagar cleaning initiative. Bindusagar, one of the natural heritage and holy lakes in temple city Bhubaneswar, is situated in the north of Lingaraj temple. The estimated cost for the revival and cleaning of the iconic lake is Rs 70 […]

IOC Bans Belarusian President Lukashenko From Olympic Games

Zurich: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to temporarily ban Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, also head of Belarus’ National Olympic Committee (NOC), from the Olympic Games. The IOC Executive Board on Monday decided to “exclude the currently elected members of the executive board of the NOC of Belarus from all IOC events and activities, […]

IOA Urges Olympic Medallists, NSFs To Lead Olympic Day Celebrations

New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Saturday urged the country’s Olympic medallists, Olympians, National Sports Federations and other stakeholders to lead the way in celebrating Olympic Day on June 23. IOA President Narinder Batra said in a statement that some plans have already been shared with India’s national Olympic body. He said that […]

IOC announces new deadline for Olympic qualification period

New Delhi: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday that the new deadline for the qualification period for the postponed Tokyo Olympics has been set to June 29, 2021. It further stated that International Federations (IF) of each sport retain full discretion for defining their own respective deadlines and pathways. The Olympics was originally […]

Postponing Tokyo Olympics might be unavoidable, says Japan PM Shinzo Abe
Postponing Tokyo Olympics might be unavoidable, says Japan PM Shinzo Abe

Tokyo: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hinted at the postponement of Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games may become “inevitable” if the games cannot be held in a complete way because of the coronavirus pandemic. The comments from Abe were his first acknowledgement that the 2020 Games may not open as scheduled on July 24, as […]

IOC Confident Of 'Successful' Hosting Of Tokyo Olympics

Lausanne (Switzerland): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board on Tuesday expressed its full commitment to the success of the Olympic Games in Tokyo to be held between July 24 to August 9 this year. The IOC board heard a report on all the measures taken so far to address the coronavirus situation, which was […]

Dream to see India host Olympics someday: Nita Ambani

London: Nita Ambani, member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Founder Chairperson, Reliance Foundation, on Wednesday called upon the global leaders in sports to see India as a land of limitless opportunities, saying it is her dream to see India host major sporting events like the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup in the […]

Air India Owes Rs 5,000 Cr In Fuel Dues; Hasn't Paid In 230 Days: Oil Cos

New Delhi: Air India owes three state-owned oil firms Rs 5,000 crore in unpaid fuel bills with payments being delayed by almost eight months, forcing retailers to snap supplies, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) said on Friday. IOC, Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) on Thursday afternoon stopped jet fuel or […]

We want India at Commonwealth Games, no question: UK minister

London: The UK government has stepped in to back India in an ongoing row over Shooting being dropped from the Commonwealth Games to be held in the British city of Birmingham in 2022. Britain’s Sports Minister Nigel Adams said that India was an important Commonwealth country and he has written to the Commonwealth Games Federation […]

Many 'maharatna' and 'navratna' cos may lose PSU tag post equity dilution

New Delhi: Several of ‘maharatna’ and ‘navratna’ companies, including ONGC, IOC, GAIL and NTPC, could soon become independent board-run entities outside the scrutiny of CAG and CVC if the government implements a proposal to take out the PSU tag from some of the entities after its shareholding falls below the threshold 51 per cent mark. […]

LPG price reduced by over Rs 100 per cylinder; to cost Rs 663 in Bhubaneswar

New Delhi: With the price of non-subsidised LPG being cut by over Rs 100 per cylinder on the back of softening international rates, the cost of LPG cylinder in Bhubaneswar reduced to Rs 663. The cooking gas in Delhi will be priced at Rs 637 per cylinder from midnight tonight as against Rs 737.50 currently, […]

Milan to host 2026 Winter Olympic Games

Madrid: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the organisation of the 2026 Winter Olympic Games to Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo over Stockholm-Are. It will be the third Winter Olympics Italy organises following the 1956 and 2006 games, held in Cortina and Turin respectively, reports Efe news. “Milano-Cortina elected as host for the Winter Olympic Games 2026,” […]

IOC suspends India from hosting Olympic-qualifying events

Lausanne (Switzerland): In a major setback for India, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday suspended all Indian applications to host future Olympic-related events until New Delhi guarantees in writing the entry of all participants. The IOC measure comes after two Pakistani shooters were denied visas to compete in the ISSF Shooting World Cup, starting […]

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3 PSUs to open 5,125 new petrol bunks in TN, Puducherry

Chennai: Three public sector oil marketing companies have decided to expand their retail network by adding about 5,125 new outlets in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry over the next two years, a senior official of the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) said on Sunday. The three companies are IOC, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., and Bharat Petroleum Corporation […]

IOC to invest over Rs 37,000 cr in TN

Chennai: Energy major Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will be investing about Rs 7,112 crore in infrastructure facilities in Tamil Nadu over the next three years, said a senior official. At the IOC group level — IOC and group company Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd — will be investing about Rs 37,112 crore in Tamil Nadu. “The investments […]

IOC to invest Rs 1.4 lakh cr to double refining capacity

New Delhi: State-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Saturday announced plans to invest about Rs 1.43 lakh crore towards increasing its refining capacity to 150 million tonnes (MT) by 2030, even as the public undertaking said it aims to change its profile of being “a refining company alone” to becoming an energy corporation. Talking to […]

IOC, IPC agree to extend partnership until 2032

PyoengChang: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Saturday said they have agreed to extend their partnership until at least 2032. “The IOC is very pleased about this new long-term agreement with the IPC because it was one of the recommendations of our reform program, Olympic Agenda 2020, to enhance the […]

Winter Olympic Games
IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

Geneva: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) informed on Tuesday that Russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics set for next February in PyeongChang, South Korea, over doping concerns, Xinhua reported. The IOC decided to suspend the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) with immediate effect, but Russian athletes would still be able to compete at the […]

IOC confirms Paris, LA as hosts for 2024, 2028 Olympics

Lima (Peru): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed Paris and Los Angeles as the Summer Olympics host cities for 2024 and 2028 respectively, through a vote by a show of hands here. “Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028! This historic double allocation is a ‘win-win-win’ situation for the city of Paris, the […]

Petrol cut by Rs 3.77 a litre, diesel by Rs 2.91

New Delhi:  State-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) substantially reduced prices of transport fuels effective from Saturday, of petrol by Rs 3.77 a litre and of diesel by Rs 2.91, both at Delhi, with corresponding cuts in other states following the recent decline in global crude rates. “The current level of international product prices of petrol and […]

IOC to supply Nepal 1 mn tonnes fuel for 5 years

New Delhi: State-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Monday signed an agreement to supply over 1 million tonnes (MT) of petroleum products annually to Nepal for the next five years, Chairman B. Ashok said. “The supply agreement signed today is for the period April 2017 to March 2022 and will meet the full requirements, demand and […]

IOC concerned about Rio water pollution

Lausanne: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) remains concerned about water pollution at the Rio 2016 Olympic sailing venue, the organisation’s president Thomas Bach said. Guanabara Bay remains littered with trash and untreated sewage despite a government pledge to reduce 80 percent of waste flowing into its waters. “We can see significant progress, at the same […]