SPORTS

Ishant Sharma hopeful of place in World Cup team

  Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Pacer  Ishant Sharma on Saturday exuded confidence of representing India in the ICC World to be held in England in June-July. Ishant was also optimist about his good showing in the  IPL in which he will play for the Delhi Capitals. He has taken 58 wickets in 78 IPL games so far. Talking … Continue reading Ishant Sharma hopeful of place in World Cup team

Sri Lanka defeat Maldives 2-0 to enter semifinals of SAFF women’s c’ship

Sri Lanka and Defending Champion India have also entered in the semi final of 5th South Asian Football Federation, SAFF Women’s Championship. In a Group B match at Biratnagar in Nepal today, Sri Lanka defeated Maldives by 2-0. After two consecutive defeats in the group matches the Maldives also exited from the six-nation tournament with … Continue reading Sri Lanka defeat Maldives 2-0 to enter semifinals of SAFF women’s c’ship

India to host U-17 Women’s Football World Cup in 2020

India will host the Under-17 Women’s Football World Cup in 2020. This was announced by the President of International Football Federation (FIFA) Gianni Infantino after the council meeting in Miami, the USA last night. Infantino said FIFA is delighted to announce that India has been confirmed as the host of the Women’s World Cup. This will … Continue reading India to host U-17 Women’s Football World Cup in 2020

3 Indian advance to quarterfinals of Swiss Open Badminton tournament

In Badminton, three Indians progressed to the quarterfinals of Swiss Open tournament being held in Basel, Switzerland. Sai Praneeth and Subhankar Dey advanced to the men’s singles quarterfinals while Riya Mookerjee made it to the quarterfinals of women’s singles. Praneeth defeated compatriot Sameer Verma and will take on L Corvee of France. Dey registered a … Continue reading 3 Indian advance to quarterfinals of Swiss Open Badminton tournament

Md Zamal Hossain Mollah fires sensational 63 to win Bengal Open

Kolkata   Bangladesh’s Md Zamal Hossain Mollah fired a sensational seven-under-63 on the final day and with an aggregate of 18-under-262 piped Delhi’s Honey Baisoya by a shot to win the Bengal Open Golf Championship here at Tollygunge Club on Friday Delhi’s Honey Baisoya (64-64-65-70), the overnight leader by two shots, couldn’t replicate his form … Continue reading Md Zamal Hossain Mollah fires sensational 63 to win Bengal Open

India bags five medals, including two gold in Asian Youth Athletics C’ships

  AMN India bagged five medals, including two gold, on the opening day of the Asian Youth Athletics Championships in Hong Kong today. Philip Maheswaran Thabitha grabbed the first gold for India by winning the boys’ 110 metres hurdles in 12.86 seconds. Vipin Kumar added the second yellow metal for India in the boys’ hammer … Continue reading India bags five medals, including two gold in Asian Youth Athletics C’ships

Defending champion Sharma relishing return to Maybank Championship

Kuala Lumpur Defending champion Shubhankar Sharma is hopeful of retaining retaining the Maybank Championship title when the US$3 million event gets underway at the Saujana Golf and Country Club next week. The young Indian’s two-shot victory at the Saujana Golf and Country Club last year was the springboard to further success as he would go … Continue reading Defending champion Sharma relishing return to Maybank Championship

Bangladesh players narrowly escape mosque shooting in New Zealand

Members of Bangladeshi players were going to mosque to perform their Jummah prayers at Christchurch’s Masjid Al Noor. However as they were about to enter the mosque, a lady warned them that a gun attack was going on inside the mosque. Being panicked upon hearing the news and the sound of fire, they players entered … Continue reading Bangladesh players narrowly escape mosque shooting in New Zealand

Special Olympics Games 2019 begin in UAE

7500 athletes will be competing in 24 Olympic style sports over the next seven days India has the second largest contingent to be represented at the Special Olympics Games 2019; 387 athletes, staff and coaches from India are participating in the SpecialOlympics   DUBAI Special Olympics World Games 2019 began at Abu Dhabi in the … Continue reading Special Olympics Games 2019 begin in UAE

Honey Baisoya extends lead to two with a hard-earned 65 in Bengal Open

Kolkata   Honey Baisoya stayed put on the top with five-under-65 after the third and penultimate round of Bengal Open Golf Championship at Tollygunge Club here on Thursday. Honey (64-64-65), is now two shots ahead of the field at 17-under-193 going into the final round of the TATA Steel PGTI season’s fourth event. Bangladesh’s Badal … Continue reading Honey Baisoya extends lead to two with a hard-earned 65 in Bengal 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

BJP Releases First List: PM Modi to Contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah Gets Advani's Seat   File ph ...

SPORTS

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 ...

India crash out of Asia Mixed Team Badminton Championships

India crashed out of the Asia Mixed Team Badminton Championships at Hong Kong after losing 2-3 to Chinese Taip ...

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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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