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Indian squad announced for ODI series in South Africa

A 17-member Indian squad for the ODI cricket series in South Africa in February was announced today. In the squad to be led by Virat Kohli, most of the current limited overs regulars are automatic picks. Middle-order batsman Kedar Jadhav and speedster Shardul Thakur have made a comeback. The two seasoned spinners, Ravichandran Ashwin and … Continue reading Indian squad announced for ODI series in South Africa

India beat Sri Lanka by 93 runs in 1st T20

  India  beat Sri Lanka by a massive 93 runs in the first T20 International at Cuttack. The hosts made 180 for three in 20 overs with KL Rahul contibuting 61. Sri Lanka were all out for 87 in 16 overs. KL Rahul hit a classy half-century as India continued their domination over Sri Lanka … Continue reading India beat Sri Lanka by 93 runs in 1st T20

Vodafone Badminton: Players declare war as battle-lines are drawn

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / NEW DELHI As the battle-lines for the third edition of the Vodafone Premier Badminton League are drawn, the marquee players of all the eight teams in fray squared up here on Wednesday, with each promising to set the courts on fire. Chennai Smashers will take on Saina Nehwal’s Awadhe Warriors with … Continue reading Vodafone Badminton: Players declare war as battle-lines are drawn

“Legend and New hopes” event to be held in New Delhi

Olympians Akhil, Jitender to battle it out against foreign pugilists in event H S BEDI /NEW DELHI Former Commonwealth Gold medalist Akhil Kumar former Olympian Jitender Kumar, WBC Asian Boxing Champion Brijesh Kumar Meena along with pugilists from Philippines, Georgia, Tanzania and France will trade their wares in the event “Legend and New hopes”’ on … Continue reading “Legend and New hopes” event to be held in New Delhi

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma invite PM for reception

  AMN / NEW DELHI Newly-married Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and invited him for their reception. They have returned from foreign after wedding and honeymoon. “Captain of the Indian cricket team @imVkohli and noted actor @AnushkaSharma met PM @narendramodi this evening. The Prime Minister congratulated them on their … Continue reading Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma invite PM for reception

INDIA THRASH NEPAL 10-0 IN SAFF U15 WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP ,

DHAKA The India U-15 Women’s side scored five goals in each half as they thumped Nepal 10-0 in a totally one-sided group encounter of the ongoing SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship being held at Dhaka, Bangladesh. Hattricks by Priyanka Devi and Sunita Munda was complimented by a brace from Lynda Kom, with goals from Santhiya and … Continue reading INDIA THRASH NEPAL 10-0 IN SAFF U15 WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP ,

Bindra, Gopi launch ELMS Foundation, vow to create sports ecosystem

  HARPAL SINGH BEDI / New Delhi Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra and former All-England Open champion Pullela Gopichand will be the leading lights for ELMS Foundation, a paradigm shifting initiative that aims to create a modern ecosystem to promote sports in the country. Bindra and Gopi were unveiled as the foundation’s mentors at ELMS’ … Continue reading Bindra, Gopi launch ELMS Foundation, vow to create sports ecosystem

Trainer Lee Beard confident of Vijender’s ‘Knockout Win’

HARPAL SINGH BEDI /NEW DELHI   Ahead of the double title defence ‘Indiabulls Rajasthan Rumble” of Indian knockout king Vijender Singh, his trainer Lee Beard is confident of his knockout win against African middleweight champion from Ghana Ernest Amuzu at Sawai Mansingh Stadium on 23rd December in Jaipur. While Ernest Amuzu is leaving no stone … Continue reading Trainer Lee Beard confident of Vijender’s ‘Knockout Win’

Sushil Kumar clinches gold at Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

AMN Double Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar clinched a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in South Africa yesterday. In Johannesburg, returning to international wrestling after more than three years, Sushil defeated New Zealand Akash Khullar via a pinfall in the final of the 74kg freestyle category to clinch the yellow metal. It was his … Continue reading Sushil Kumar clinches gold at Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

India beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets; win series 2-1.

India have won the Visakhapatnam One-Dayer against Sri Lanka by eight wickets. Set to score 216 runs for a win, the hosts surpassed the target by making 219 for two in 32.1 overs. Opener Shikar Dhawan remained unbeaten on 100, while Shreyas Iyer made 65. With the win, India have clinhed the three-match ODI series … Continue reading India beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets; win series 2-1.

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Saina Nehwal, Parupalli & Kidambi enter second round of Malaysia Masters

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Delhi dominates in judo win 12 gold, 3 silver and 6 bronze at KIYG

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Punjab, Goa in the Semi finals of Boys U-21 Football at KIYG

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Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

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Noted Film actor Kader Khan passes away in Canada

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Mortal remains of Mrinal Sen cremated in Kolkata

    Mortal remains of Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen, the last of the triumvirate of directi ...

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