SPORTS

Hockey India names 33-member Women’s Players for National Camp

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / NEW DELHI After a short two-week break, the 33-member Indian Women’s Players will report for the national camp starting in Bengaluru’s Sports Authority of India campus on January 3. The 21-day camp that concludes on January 24 will lay the foundation for a crucial year for the women who will take … Continue reading Hockey India names 33-member Women’s Players for National Camp

Indian golfer Shiv Kapur wins Royal Cup at Pattaya

Indian golfer Shiv Kapur won the Royal Cup at Pattaya, today, which is his third Asian Tour title of 2017. The 35-year-old, who had just one win in almost 11 years till April this year, has now won three times in last eight months. Kapur first won on Asian Tour in his debut season in … Continue reading Indian golfer Shiv Kapur wins Royal Cup at Pattaya

Tata Open Maharashtra tennis tournament begins in Pune

The inaugural Tata Open Maharashtra tennis tournament begins in Pune today. The ATP 250 event will have five top-50 players. Tournament-favourite Marin Cilic and defending champion Roberto Bautista Agut got first round byes. Another hot contender will be US Open finalist and second seed Kevin Anderson, the world number 14 from South Africa. Indian youngsters, … Continue reading Tata Open Maharashtra tennis tournament begins in Pune

Qatar Open begins in Doha today

One of the season’s traditional curtain-raisers, the Qatar Open, begins today. However, with the late withdrawal of Novak Djokovic, the tournament is shorn of its usual A-list headline acts. Djokovic, the champion in Doha for the past two years, pulled out on Saturday because of continuing problems with a niggling elbow injury. His absence has … Continue reading Qatar Open begins in Doha today

Virat Kohli remains in 2nd spot in latest ICC Test rankings

Virat Kohli remained in second spot behind Australia’s Steve Smith in the latest ICC Test rankings which were released today following the conclusion of the Melbourne and Port Elizabeth Tests. England’s Alastair Cook jumped nine places to be eighth after his unbeaten double century in the ongoing Ashes series. England captain Joe Root is the … Continue reading Virat Kohli remains in 2nd spot in latest ICC Test rankings

Indian golfer Shiv Kapur wins Royal Cup at Pattaya

  Indian golfer Shiv Kapur won the Royal Cup at Pattaya, today, which is his third Asian Tour title of 2017. The 35-year-old, who had just one win in almost 11 years till April this year, has now won three times in last eight months. Kapur first won on Asian Tour in his debut season … Continue reading Indian golfer Shiv Kapur wins Royal Cup at Pattaya

Viswanathan Anand bags bronze in World Blitz Chess Championship

Indian chess Grand Master and five time World Champion Viswanathan Anand continued his excellent run bagging a bronze in the World Blitz Chess Championship at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia today following his gold winning performance in the Rapid section only a couple of days back. World Champion Magnus Carlsen won the tournament scoring 16 points and … Continue reading Viswanathan Anand bags bronze in World Blitz Chess Championship

Prez, PM congratulate Viswanathan Anand for winning World Chess title

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have congratulated Viswanathan Anand for winning the world rapid chess championship title. In his tweet, President Kovind said such determined pursuit of excellence across decades makes Anand an inspiration for all others.Mr. Kovind said that India is proud of him. In his tweet, Mr Modi … Continue reading Prez, PM congratulate Viswanathan Anand for winning World Chess title

Jitu Rai wins Men’s 50m pistol national title

In Shooting, ace Indian marksman Jitu Rai won the Men’s 50-metre pistol national title, setting a new record score of 233 at the 61st National Shooting Championships in Thiruvananthapuram. Rai got the better of Navy man Omkar Singh who shot 222.4 in the finals. Jitu’s army teammate Jai Singh secured bronze with an effort of … Continue reading Jitu Rai wins Men’s 50m pistol national title

Novak Djokovic withdraws from Qatar Open

Former world number one Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from next week’s Qatar Open tennis tournament. He now faces a race to be fit for the first grand slam of the year, the Australian Open. The 30-year-old Serb had been scheduled to start the new season at an exhibition match in Abu Dhabi yesterday when an … Continue reading Novak Djokovic withdraws from Qatar Open

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POLITICS

BJP website goes live with a tagline — Phir Ek Baar Modi Sarkar

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Congress demands Lokpal probe into BJP’s ‘Yeddyurappa Diaries’

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BJP Releases First List: PM Modi to Contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah Gets Advani’s Seat

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SPORTS

India down Asian Games champion Japan 2-0 in Azlan Shah hockey opener

  HSB / Ipoh (Malaysia) Scoring a goal in each half, Indian downed Asian Games champion Japan 2-0 in th ...

Prajnesh makes it to Miami Masters main draw

India's number one singles player, Prajnesh Gunneswaran, has made it to the main draw of the Miami Open, his s ...

Mandhana, Jhulan at top of ICC Women’s ODI Rankings

Indian duo of Smriti Mandhana and Jhulan Goswami continue to top the batting and bowling charts in the latest ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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