SPORTS

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram entered men’s finals

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram entered the men’s finals of the Vietnam Open Badminton tournament in Ho Chi Minh City today. He defeated the seventh-seeded Japanese Yu Igarashi 21-14, 21-19. Mithun Manjunath will play his singles semifinal later today against Indonesia’s Shesar Hiren Rhustavito.   Ajay Jayaram storms into the Final with a 21-14,21-19 win over … Continue reading Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram entered men’s finals

You are ambassadors of India, behave with dignity at the Games: Rathore to sports persons

By Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Describing the sports persons and officials representing the country in the Asian Games as “ambassadors of India” Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today made a fervent appeal to them to behave with dignity and responsibly on and off the field during the mega sporting event . “It is … Continue reading You are ambassadors of India, behave with dignity at the Games: Rathore to sports persons

Rodrigues, Mena to spearhead Hero MotoSports Team challenge at Atacama Rally

AMN / New Delhi Ace riders Joaquim Rodrigues and Oriol Mena will spearhead Hero MotoSports Team challenge at the Atacama Rally . The Atacama Rally, to be held in Chile’s Atacama region from August 12-18 will be the Team’s second international rally of the year. While Joaquim Rodrigues – or ‘JRod’ as he is popularly … Continue reading Rodrigues, Mena to spearhead Hero MotoSports Team challenge at Atacama Rally

U-20 football team showing has made Indian fans proud: Pinto

Harpal Singh Bedi/ New Delhi Under-20 coach Floyd Pinto today described his team’s 2-1 win over Argentina in the COTIF Cup in Spain, as memorable saying it made every Indian fan proud Speaking after the return of the team in the capital, Pinto said “Every Indian should feel proud of the win adding that one … Continue reading U-20 football team showing has made Indian fans proud: Pinto

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra to be Indian Flag bearer at Asian Games

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Commonwealth Games champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will be the flag bearer of the Indian contingent at the 18th Asian Games opening ceremony to be held in Jakarta on 18th August. His name as flag bearer was announced by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra at a … Continue reading Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra to be Indian Flag bearer at Asian Games

SC approves draft constitution of BCCI with some modifications

AMN / NEW DELHI Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court today approved draft constitution of BCCI with some modifications. The modifications are based on the suggestions given by the supreme court appointed amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium on the draft constitution of the BCCI. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra modified the ‘one state-one vote’ policy … Continue reading SC approves draft constitution of BCCI with some modifications

National Sports University Bill passed in Parliament

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Parliament passed the National Sports University Bill 2018 with the Rajya Sabha approving it today. The Lok Sabha had passed the Bill last week. The Bill seeks to establish a first-of-its-kind National Sports University in Manipur for the promotion of sports. Replying to a debate on the bill, Sports Minister … Continue reading National Sports University Bill passed in Parliament

Indian men’s hockey team jumps one spot to 5th in FIH rankings

An impressive silver-medal finish at the Champions Trophy has helped the Indian Men’s Hockey team jump one spot to fifth in the latest FIH rankings chart released yesterday. India had lost to Australia via penalty shootout in the summit clash of the Champions Trophy after the two sides were locked 1-1 in regulation time in … Continue reading Indian men’s hockey team jumps one spot to 5th in FIH rankings

Golf: Gaganjeet Bhullar grabbed maiden European Tour title

India’s Golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar today grabbed his maiden European Tour title. At the Fiji International in Natadola Bay, Bhullar soared high with a brilliant chip-in eagle on the 17th hole for a one-stroke win over a charging Anthony Quayle of Australia. It was Bhullar’s first win on the European Tour, ninth Asian Tour title and … Continue reading Golf: Gaganjeet Bhullar grabbed maiden European Tour title

PV Sindhu loses final to Marin at World Badminton Championships

India ace shuttler PV Sindhu had to settle for a Silver medal today after she lost the summit to Spaniard Carolina Marin at the prestigious World Badminton championships tournament at Nanjing, China. The world number three was beaten by the seventh seeded Spaniard Carolina Marin in straight games, 19-21, 10-21. Sindhu had won a Silver … Continue reading PV Sindhu loses final to Marin at World Badminton Championships

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POLITICS

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

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Cong will not allow Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament: Rahul

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PM Modi attacks Cong over dynastic politics; Rahul hits back

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SPORTS

India wins 368 medals at Special Olympics World Summer Games

  India returned with 368 medals, including 85 gold, at the Special Olympics World Summer Games, held at ...

Global superstars to perform at Closing Ceremony for Special Olympics, Abu Dhabi

    Some of the biggest names in world music will perform at the spectacular Closing Ceremony ...

Prithviraj Tondaiman on course for final in ISSF Shotgun World Cup

  In shooting, India's Prithviraj Tondaiman shot two perfect rounds of 25, to stay on course for the m ...

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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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