BAI confers Life Time Achievement award on Prakash Padukone

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Indian sporting legend Prakash Padukone urged all players past and present to come together and work towards the development of the sport in an emotional speech while receiving the Badminton Association of India’s first Lifetime Achievement Award at a glittering function here on Monday. Padukone, who stepped up to … Continue reading BAI confers Life Time Achievement award on Prakash Padukone

Sindhu, Saina primed for Yonex-Sunrise India Open

HARPAL SINGH BEDI /NEW DELHI The top guns in the Yonex-Sunrise India Open Badminton 2018, got into combat mode on the eve of the tournament by expressing their title ambitions here on Tuesday. Home favourites PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal said that they were banking on their past record and current form while Olympic champion … Continue reading Sindhu, Saina primed for Yonex-Sunrise India Open

Sisodia Named Chef-De-Mission for CWG

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Tuesday appointed Vikram Singh Sisodia as the Chef de Mission for the 21st Commonwealth Games, to be held at the Gold Coast in Australia Mr. Sisodia, who will be embarking on this major assignment, is currently the Joint Secretary of IOA. The Games … Continue reading Sisodia Named Chef-De-Mission for CWG

Asian Games Torch to be lit on 15 July at National stadium

AMN / New Delhi A seven-member delegation from the Indonesian Asian Games Organising Committee (INASGOC), led by the Secretary General, Mr Eris Hariyanto, visited New Delhi on January 28-29 to finalise preparations for the Torch Relay. The 18th Asian Games will be held in Jakarta and Palembang from August 18 to September 2, 2018. A … Continue reading Asian Games Torch to be lit on 15 July at National stadium

Khelo India pledge crosses one million mark

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / NEW DELHI The Khelo India pledge, launched by sports minister . Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has now crossed the million mark. This follows the hugely successful launch of the Khela India Anthem, which reached more than 200 million fans within two days of its launch. The Khelo India pledge, now taken by … Continue reading Khelo India pledge crosses one million mark

कासगंज के बाद अब अमेठी में हिंसा, दो गुटों की भिड़ंत में 1 की मौत, 5 घायल

प्रदीप शर्मा उत्तर प्रदेश के कासगंज के बाद अब अमेठी में दो गुटों के बीच आपस में भिड़ंत हो गई है। इस भिड़ंत में एक व्यक्ति की मौत हो गई है तो वहीं पांच घायल हुए हैं। रिपोर्ट्स के मुताबिक पुलिस पार्टी पर भी हमला किया गया। अमेठी पुलिस का कहना है कि यह दो … Continue reading कासगंज के बाद अब अमेठी में हिंसा, दो गुटों की भिड़ंत में 1 की मौत, 5 घायल

Great incentive for junior athletes as Khelo India Games open on Wednesday

  HARPAL SINGH BEDI / NEW DELHI Teen sprint sensation Nisar Ahmed from the host state Delhi and hundreds of other talented young athletes will get a chance to display their talent in the inaugural Khelo India beginning at five different venues on Wednesday. The best from these Games will be identified, helped and nurtured … Continue reading Great incentive for junior athletes as Khelo India Games open on Wednesday

Triple Talaq Bill is conspiracy to destroy family life: Muslim Women

“There is a continuous attempt to break family setup and social structure and disintegrate the homes and making women more vulnerable to exploitation, Muslim women are safe and protected under the Muslim personal law” AMN / New Delhi Decrying Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal of passing the controversial Triple Talaq Bill in Rajya Sabha, Muslim … Continue reading Triple Talaq Bill is conspiracy to destroy family life: Muslim Women

India pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary

AMN India is paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 70th death anniversary today. He was assassinated on this day in 1948. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to the Father of the Nation at Rajghat in New Delhi this morning. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, … Continue reading India pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary

West Bengal bus mishap: Death toll rises to 45

AMN / KOLKATA The death toll in the Murshidabad bus accident has risen to 45. The incident occurred yesterday when a state roadways bus fell into the Ghogra canal breaking the railing of a bridge at Balirghat. Police said the bus was going from Shikarpur in Nadia district to Malda. According to reports, around 60 … Continue reading West Bengal bus mishap: Death toll rises to 45