Queen to Visit Halifax Next Summer

first_imgPremier Darrell Dexter is pleased to announce that Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Nova Scotia as part of the 2010 Royal Visit to Canada (June 28-July 6). “At a time when we will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Navy and other important events, all Nova Scotians will have every reason to welcome Her Majesty and His Royal Highness with great excitement and pride,” said Premier Dexter. The specific details of the Nova Scotia program will be developed and co-ordinated by the provincial office of protocol and released at a later date.last_img read more

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Pranati Nayak wins bronze at Asian Artistic Gymnastic Championship

first_imgNew Delhi: Indian gymnast Pranati Nayak Friday clinched a bronze medal in vault event at the Senior Asian Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The 23-year-old from West Bengal, who had qualified for vault finals with a sixth place, came up with a score of 13.384 to claim the bronze medal. She had scored 13.400 and 13.367 in the first and second vault respectively. China’s Yu Linmin (14.350) and Japan’s Ayaka Sakaguchi (13.584) won the gold and silver medal at the event. Also Read – Djokovic heaps praise on ‘very complete’ Medvedev “I have been training her since she was 16 years and so it is a big thing for me and the country. I feel blessed that Pranati has been able to win the medal,” Pranati’s coach Minara Begum said. Riyaz Bhati, vice-President of Gymnastic Federation of India (GFI), also congratulated Pranati for the feat. “I am extremely happy for Pranati Nayak as she secured a medal at the Asian Championships. She deserved an International medal for long and today is the day where she joins the club of International medallist from India and its a great day for Indian Gymnastic,” he said.last_img read more

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