Maldives President Yameen appears in public after SC verdict

President spokesperson has said that his leader is not attempting to flee the country. AMN / MALE Maldives President Abdulla Yameen today appeared in public for the first time since Thursday night’s Supreme Court ruling, saying that he is currently in talks with justices to find adequate room to enforce the ruling. The ruling had … Continue reading Maldives President Yameen appears in public after SC verdict

Maharashtra swimmers take them to top of medals tally at KISG

H S BEDI / New Delhi Maharashtra buoyed by four gold medals from the swimming pool besides two more from athletics and one from wrestling moved clear of the tight pack of gold medal winners to get to the top of the tally after Day 4 in the Khelo India School Games. They also had … Continue reading Maharashtra swimmers take them to top of medals tally at KISG

Cricket: Team India win ICC Under-19 World Cup

AMN YOUNG TEAM INDIA today won the ICC Under-19 World Cup Cricket Tournament defeating Australia by 8 wickets adding another feather in the India’s cricket cap. A splendid display with both the bat and ball helped India beat Australia in the ICC Under-19 World Cup final and became the first team to clinch the title four … Continue reading Cricket: Team India win ICC Under-19 World Cup

KHELO INDIA: Anup turns table on Parth Kandare to help UP claim triple gold in wrestling

H S BEDI / New Delhi Uttar Pradesh finally ended its drought of wrestling gold medals with a triple through its Greco-Roman grapplers Arshad (46kg class), Anup Kumar (54kg) and Rahul (63kg) on the penultimate day of wrestling competitions in the inaugural Khelo India School Games at the KD Jadhav Stadium here on Saturday. On … Continue reading KHELO INDIA: Anup turns table on Parth Kandare to help UP claim triple gold in wrestling

Khelo India: Anju Bobby George clear about career choice of her children

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / NEW DELHI India’s sole medal winner in the IAAF World Championship, Anju Bobby George, is impressed with the talent on display at the ongoing Khelo India School Games. The bronze medal winner of the Paris meet, which was subsequently upgraded to silver after Russian silver medallist Tatyana Kotova failed a dope … Continue reading Khelo India: Anju Bobby George clear about career choice of her children

KHELO INDIA: Punjab strong contenders for hockey titles, Haryana, Chandigarh can spoil party

    HARPAL SINGH BEDI / New Delhi Punjab has staked its claim for two gold medals as the state’s boys and girls hockey teams have remained unbeaten halfway through the league competition in the Khelo India School Games in New Delhi. Punjab boys who are in Pool A, have beaten Haryana 4-2 and thrashed Rajasthan … Continue reading KHELO INDIA: Punjab strong contenders for hockey titles, Haryana, Chandigarh can spoil party

KHELO INDIA: Asian cadet champion Arshad looks to land wrestling gold for UP

H S BEDI / New Delhi Asian cadet wrestling champion Arshad’s story of resilience and inspiration echoes loudly in the KD Jadhav Stadium the inaugural Khelo India School Games are taking place. Hailing from Uttar Pradesh which has produced wrestlers by the dozen, his journey to get the better of his peers with limited resources … Continue reading KHELO INDIA: Asian cadet champion Arshad looks to land wrestling gold for UP

IWAI signs agreement with World Bank for Jal Marg Vikas Project

AMN Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has signed an agreement with the World Bank for Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) to enhance navigation on National Waterway-1 from Varanasi to Haldia. Ministry of Shipping said that the signing of the pact comes after Cabinet approved the implementation of 800 million US dollar JMVP for capacity … Continue reading IWAI signs agreement with World Bank for Jal Marg Vikas Project

Assam signs MoU with NBCC for construction of Trade Centre

AMN/ Guwahati Assam Government has signed an MoU with the National Building Construction Corporation Limited to build a Twin Tower Trade Centre in Guwahati at a cost of 1950 crore rupees. Speaking at the MOU signing ceremony in Guwahati Friday, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said that the centre … Continue reading Assam signs MoU with NBCC for construction of Trade Centre

Nagaland: NPF suffered a jolt as three of its MLAs resigned

The ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) suffered a jolt as three of its MLAs resigned from the membership of the state Assembly and also from the party ahead of the assembly elections on February 27. A notification issued by the Nagaland Assembly said, NPF MLAs Dr Longrineken, L Khumo Khiamniungan and Pukhayi Sumi, have resigned … Continue reading Nagaland: NPF suffered a jolt as three of its MLAs resigned