US Open: Sania Mirza, Shuai Peng slated to play in women’s doubles quarterfinals

At the US Open Tennis, India’s Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Shuai Peng are slated to play against the 5th seeded duo of Hungary’s Timea Babos and Czech Aandrea Hlavackova in the women’s doubles quarterfinals later tonight. Sania is now the only Indian left in the fourth and last Tennis Grand Slam of the … Continue reading US Open: Sania Mirza, Shuai Peng slated to play in women’s doubles quarterfinals

Mohit Suri to lead Indian campaign in Commonwealth Power lifting championship

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / New Delhi Mohit Suri will spearhead a 23-member Indian team’s campaign in the Commonwealth Powerlifting and Bench press Championships, to be held at Potchefstroom (South Africa) from September 10 to 17. In a release, Indian Powerlifting Federation (IPF )said that the squad will leave for South Africa from Mumbai on 9th … Continue reading Mohit Suri to lead Indian campaign in Commonwealth Power lifting championship

FIDE World Cup:Harikrshna beats Vidal to face compatriot Sethuraman next

  HARPAL SINGH BEDI /New Delhi Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna staved off a strong challenge from GM Vidal (Cuba) as he defeated him in the tie breaker winning the fourth rapid game in the FIDE World Cup at Tbilisi (Georgia) The 20th seeded Indian, started off the first rapid game with black pieces and had … Continue reading FIDE World Cup:Harikrshna beats Vidal to face compatriot Sethuraman next

Indian lifters bag ten medals in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships

AMN /New Delhi It rained medals as Indians lifted 10 including three gold, on the third day of the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Gold Coast, Australia, today. Muthupandi Raja, Deepak Lather and Erra Deexitha won a gold each in their respective categories. Muthupandi Raja led the gold rush as he won the 62kg event in … Continue reading Indian lifters bag ten medals in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships

Rohingya crisis being distorted by misinformation: Suu Kyi

AMN Myanmar’s de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has claimed that the crisis in Rakhine state is being distorted by a huge iceberg of misinformation. In her first comments on the latest Rohingya crisis, she said tensions were being fanned by fake news promoting the interests of terrorists. Ms Suu Kyi made the comments in … Continue reading Rohingya crisis being distorted by misinformation: Suu Kyi

BJP, RSS not linked to Lankesh’s murder: Gadkari

AMN /New Delhi Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday refuted allegation that BJP, or any organisation linked to the party were involved in the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh. He also slammed the opposition and added that it was irresponsible on the part of the ‘President’ of another political party to … Continue reading BJP, RSS not linked to Lankesh’s murder: Gadkari

Karnataka Govt orders SIT probe into Gauri Lankesh’s killing

AMN / BENGALURU Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday order a Special Investigation Team SIT probe into the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead here on Tuesday night. BJP however has demanded a CBI probe into the murder. “An SIT has been formed, headed by an Inspector-General-level officer, to investigate the journalist … Continue reading Karnataka Govt orders SIT probe into Gauri Lankesh’s killing

Mega “North East Calling” event in the capital

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi On track with the government’s avowed aim of reducing the information gap prevailing in the country vis-à-vis the North East region, the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) is organising in the national capital a “North East Calling” event under its Destination North East series. The purpose … Continue reading Mega “North East Calling” event in the capital