SPORTS

Golf: Rookie Lal grabs the first-round lead, Gulfam shines with two eagles

  Harpal Singh Bedi /Faridabad Teenage rookie Amrit Lal of Chandigarh shot a six-under-66 to grab the first round lead in the TATA Steel PGTI Feeder Tour event at the Aravalli Golf Course in Faridabad, Haryana on Tuesday. Delhi’s Jaiveer Singh Atwal carded a five-under-67 to occupy second place. Fifty-two-year-old veteran Gulfam (Delhi) produced an … Continue reading Golf: Rookie Lal grabs the first-round lead, Gulfam shines with two eagles

Sai Praneeth storms into second round of Japan Open

In Badminton, Sai Praneeth stormed into the second round of men’s singles of Japan Open, beating Kento Nishimoto in straight games today. The unseeded Praneeth recorded a comfortable 21-17, 21-13 win over the Japanese shuttler. He next faces Kanta Tsuneyama of Japan. In the mixed doubles event, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa beat the German … Continue reading Sai Praneeth storms into second round of Japan Open

TT: India makes clean sweep of all seven gold medals at stake

Cuttack Indian paddlers clinched all the seven medals at the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships which concluded at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here today. The domination of Indian paddlers at the championships could be gauged from the fact that all finals today featured only the home players, making it more of a national event … Continue reading TT: India makes clean sweep of all seven gold medals at stake

7 Indian boxers reach quarterfinals of Thailand Open

Harpal Singh Bedi Asian Championships silver medallist Deepak (49kg) and bronze medallist Manisha Moun (57kg) put up dominating performances as seven Indian boxers reached the quarter-finals of Thailand Open International Boxing in Bangkok on Monday. Joining Deepak and Manisha were Strandja Cup gold medallist Nikhat Zareen (51kg), Asian Championships silver medallist Ashish Kumar (75kg), Strandja … Continue reading 7 Indian boxers reach quarterfinals of Thailand Open

Indian bodybuilder Ravinder Malik clinches Mr South Asia title

Indian bodybuilder Ravinder Kumar Malik has clinched Mr. South Asia title. He has crowned the overall champion at 12th South Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship in Kathmandu yesterday. Malik, the winner of 80 kg category, was adjudged best bodybuilder among the winners of nine senior men’s weight categories. Afghanistan won team championship by securing … Continue reading Indian bodybuilder Ravinder Malik clinches Mr South Asia title

India goes down to Korea but makes it to the quarterfinals of Badminton Asia Junior Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi India set up a quarter-final clash with Indonesia despite losing their last group match to Korea at the Badminton Asia Junior Championships (Mixed Team Event) in Suzhou, China on Sunday. Maisnam Meiraba’s herculean effort was the silver lining of the day for the Indian contingent in their 1-4 loss but by dint … Continue reading India goes down to Korea but makes it to the quarterfinals of Badminton Asia Junior Championships

Karnataka Trust Vote: Mayawati asks BSP legislator to back Kumaraswamy

WEB DESK Amid reports that BSP MLA N Mahesh will not be attending the Karnataka floor test on Monday, party chief Mayawati has taken a U-turn and asked the lone legislator to vote in support of the HD Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JDS government in the southern state. Earlier in the day, Mahesh told reporters that his high … Continue reading Karnataka Trust Vote: Mayawati asks BSP legislator to back Kumaraswamy

Golf: Birthday Boy Sharma Closes With Stylish 68 at the 148th Open

Portrush, Northern Ireland India’s Shubhankar Sharma marked his best performance at a Major championship by closing with a three-under-par 68 at The 148th Open on Sunday. The reigning Asian Tour Order of Merit champion, who was making his second Open appearance at Royal Portrush this week, vowed to celebrate his birthday Sunday by finishing off … Continue reading Golf: Birthday Boy Sharma Closes With Stylish 68 at the 148th Open

Nikhat Zareen advances to 2nd round of Thai boxing tourney

WEB DESK Indian woman pugilist, Nikhat Zareen, who is a former junior world champion, today advanced to the second round of the Thailand Open International Boxing tournament in the 51 kilogram category. The boxer from Hyderabad prevailed 5-0 over New Zealand’s Tasmyn Benny in the first round in Bangkok. However, former youth world champion Shashi … Continue reading Nikhat Zareen advances to 2nd round of Thai boxing tourney

Hima Das wins gold in 400m race, 5th in a month

AMN Indian sprinter Hima Das won a gold medal in the 400-meter race with a season-best time of 52.09 seconds at Nove Mesto in the Czech Republic today. It was Hima’s fifth gold medal since July 2 when she ran her first competitive race in Europe. Hima has already won gold in 200 meters race … Continue reading Hima Das wins gold in 400m race, 5th in a month

SPORTS

Golf: Rookie Lal grabs the first-round lead, Gulfam shines with two eagles

  Harpal Singh Bedi /Faridabad Teenage rookie Amrit Lal of Chandigarh shot a six-under-66 t ...

Sai Praneeth storms into second round of Japan Open

In Badminton, Sai Praneeth stormed into the second round of men's singles of Japan Open, beating Kento Nishimo ...

TT: India makes clean sweep of all seven gold medals at stake

Cuttack Indian paddlers clinched all the seven medals at the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championshi ...

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MARQUEE

Bill for Transgender Persons introduced in Lok Sabha

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, was introduced in Lok ...

UP Mangoes to hit fruits market in Italy

First Shipment of North Indian Mangoes from Lucknow to Italy dispatched Our Special correspondent / L ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Indian entries bag six awards at SAARC Film Festival

WEB DESK SAARC-film-festival Indian entries bagged six awards including the Best Feature Film for the movie ...

Dangal’ girl Zaira Wasim quits Film World, citing religion

Zaira Wasim WEB DESK National Award-winning actor Zaira Wasim who played an important role in film D ...

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ART & CULTURE

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...