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Hima Das becomes 1st Indian woman to win gold at IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships

Hima Das ed history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a gold at the IAAF World Under- 20 Athletics Championships in Tempere, Finland yesterday. She clinched the top spot in the women’s 400 meters final race on the third day of the competitions. The 18-year-old Das clocked 51.46 seconds to win the gold. … Continue reading Hima Das becomes 1st Indian woman to win gold at IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships

Anderson stuns defending champ Federer to enter Wimbledon semis

  Roger Federer has bowed out of the Men’s singles in the Wimbledon Tennis championships. In London today, the top seed lost to Kevin Anderson of South Africa in five sets 6-7, 7-6, 5-7, 4-6, 11-13 in the quarterfinals.  Another quarterfinal match between Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin Del Potro is now in progress. Anderson … Continue reading Anderson stuns defending champ Federer to enter Wimbledon semis

FIFA 2018: CROTIA BEAT ENGLAND 2-1 IN SEMIS

TO FACE FRANCE IN FIFA 2018 FINAL Summary Trippier opens scoring with free kick after five minutes Perisic levels from close range, then hits post Mandzukic puts Croatia ahead in second half of extra time Trippier curls free-kick into top corner for stunning start Perisic volleys in equaliser before Mandzukic grabs lead in extra time … Continue reading FIFA 2018: CROTIA BEAT ENGLAND 2-1 IN SEMIS

FIFA World Cup: England to battle it out against Croatia in 2nd semis

England will battle it out against Croatia in the second semi-final of the FIFA World Cup at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow tonight. The match will kick off at 11:30 pm. England will be eying to reach the Final of the World Cup for the first time since 1966, when they had lifted the trophy … Continue reading FIFA World Cup: England to battle it out against Croatia in 2nd semis

FIFA 2018; FRANCE ENTER INTO FINAL, BEAT BELGIUM 1-0 IN SEMIS

  France are first team into 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Final Samuel Umtiti’s near-post header in second half the difference Belgium denied and will contest third-place play-off on Saturday Croatia or England await in Sunday’s final Umtiti heads in second-half winner Belgium’s wait for major final goes on Watch on BBC One & at … Continue reading FIFA 2018; FRANCE ENTER INTO FINAL, BEAT BELGIUM 1-0 IN SEMIS

Semi-final stage of FIFA World Cup begin today

The semi-final stage of the FIFA World Cup will begin today. In the much anticipated first semifinal, France will lock horn with Belgium at Saint Petersberg at 11.30 pm. In the second semi-final, England will face Croatia tomorrow at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. France will play their sixth World Cup semi-final today whereas Belgium … Continue reading Semi-final stage of FIFA World Cup begin today

Wimbledon Tennis: Divij Sharan & Artem Sitak reach QF of Men’s Doubles

  India’s Divij Sharan and his Kiwi team-mate Artem Sitak have reached the quarterfinals of Men’s Doubles at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London last night. They defeated Isralei-Polish combination of Jonathan Erlich and Marcin Matkowski 1-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 which lasted three hours and 50 minutes. In the Women’s single, Serena Williams raced … Continue reading Wimbledon Tennis: Divij Sharan & Artem Sitak reach QF of Men’s Doubles

Semi-final stage of FIFA World Cup begins from Tuesday

The semi-final stage of the FIFA World Cup will begin from Tuesday. In the first semi-final, France will clash with Belgium at Saint Petersburg, while in the semi-final on Wednesday, England will face Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The summit clash is slated to take place on Sunday in Moscow. The ongoing 21st … Continue reading Semi-final stage of FIFA World Cup begins from Tuesday

India beat England by 7 wkts in 3rd Twenty-20 to clinch series 2-1

India thrashed England by seven wickets in the third and final Twenty-20 International at Bristol last night to clinch the series, 2-1. Put in to bat, England posted a mammoth 198 for 9, with opener Jason Roy top scoring with 67. Jos Buttler, Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow also made valuable contributions. In reply, opener … Continue reading India beat England by 7 wkts in 3rd Twenty-20 to clinch series 2-1

Dipa Karmakar clinches gold medal at Gymnastics World Cup

India’s top gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched a gold medal in the vault event of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Mersin in Turkey on Sunday. She returned to action after nearly two years of lay-off due to injury. The 24-year-old from Tripura, Dipa Karmakar scored 14.150 to win gold on Sunday. This is Dipa’s … Continue reading Dipa Karmakar clinches gold medal at Gymnastics World Cup

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Korn Ferry the new sponsor for path to the main PGA Tour

  PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida   The PGA TOUR and Korn Ferry on Wednesday  announced a 1 ...

World Archery refuses to recognize Archery Association of India

Harpal Singh  Bedi / New Delhi World Archery (WA) has refused to recognize either of the two associations ...

Rijiju hails archers on their best-ever display at World Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi /New Delhi Sports minister Kiren Rijiju   on Wednesday hailed the Indian archers for doi ...

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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

Bollywood expresses grief over death of Girish Karnad

AMN / MUMBAI Celebrated filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who directed Karnad in critically-acclaimed films "Manthan ...

Girish Karnad is no more

WEB DESK / Bengaluru Renowned actor, dramatist and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad passed away in Bengaluru to ...

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ART & CULTURE

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

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

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...