SPORTS

Bangladesh have gained the upper hand in the opening Cricket Test against Australia.

On the second day of the match at Dhadka toay, the hosts dismissed the visitors for 217 in their first innings after they had resumed the day at their overnight score of 18 for 3. For Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan claimed five wickets while off-spinner Mehedi Hasan took three wickets. After obtaining a first innings … Continue reading Bangladesh have gained the upper hand in the opening Cricket Test against Australia.

President Presents National Sports and Adventure Awards

AMN   The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind presented the National Sports & Adventure Awards at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (August 29, 2017). 14 young sports achievers also attended the ceremony. Four of them are gold medalists from the Asian School Championships for Athletics 2015, 1 gold medalist from the Asian … Continue reading President Presents National Sports and Adventure Awards

INDvsAUS: Ranchi test ends in draw

The Ranchi Cricket test match between India and Australia has ended in a draw. Australia were 204 for 6 in their second innings against India at stumps on the final day of today. Peter Handscomb remained unbeaten on 72, while Shaun Marsh made 53. For India, Ravindra Jadeja took 4 wickets. Australia had made 451 … Continue reading INDvsAUS: Ranchi test ends in draw

Roger Federer wins ATP Indian Wells Masters title

Roger Federer added another feather in his hat yesterday by winning the ATP Indian Wells Masters title. Federer claimed a record-equalling fifth title at Indian Wells, continuing his career resurgence with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Stan Wawrinka. Federer was sidelined some six months after knee surgery last year. He returned to win his 18th … Continue reading Roger Federer wins ATP Indian Wells Masters title

Day 4, Ranchi Test: India to resume their first innings at overnight score of 360/6

In Cricket, India will resume their first innings at the overnight score of 360 for 6 against Australia on Day 4 of the Ranchi Test today. At the close of play yesterday, Cheteshwar Pujara on 130 and Wriddhiman Saha on 18 were at the crease, with the hosts still trailing by 91 runs in the … Continue reading Day 4, Ranchi Test: India to resume their first innings at overnight score of 360/6

Prannoy loses in quarterfinals of Swiss Open

It was curtains for India at the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold after defending champion H S Prannoy was knocked out of the men’s singles competition following a straight-game loss to China’s Shi Yuqi in the quarterfinals at Basel in Switzerland. Fifth seed Prannoy, who had beaten Yuqi at the Badminton Asia Team Championships last … Continue reading Prannoy loses in quarterfinals of Swiss Open

Hero MotoCorp is National Supporter of U-17 World Cup

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / New Delhi Hero MotoCorp today signed up as a National Supporter of the 24-team FIFA U-17 World Cup , to be held in six cities across the country from 6-28 October. As a National Supporter of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, Hero will play a vital role in supporting … Continue reading Hero MotoCorp is National Supporter of U-17 World Cup

Decision to quit is personal, nothing to do with the BCCI : Shashank Manohar

AMN /New Delhi Veteran sports administrator Shahshank Manohar has made it clear that his decision to step down as ICC chairman is no way linked to his relationship with the Bpard of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) He disclosed that he had informed the Committee of Administrators (CoA), which is presently running the BCCI,his … Continue reading Decision to quit is personal, nothing to do with the BCCI : Shashank Manohar

Pro-Boxing India championship to be held later this year

HARPAL SINGH BEDI /New Delhi In an effort to capitalize on the boxing boom, the first ever Pro Boxing India Championship (PBIC) will be conducted in the country in association with Asian Boxing Council, the Asian federation affiliated with World Boxing Council (WBC). The first edition of the championship, to be promoted by Royal Sports … Continue reading Pro-Boxing India championship to be held later this year

Manohar quits as ICC chairman, BCCI express its surprise

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / New Delhi The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) WEDNESDAY expressed its surprise at its former chief Shashank Manohar’s decision to step down as the Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC). INDIAN AWAAZ “Manohar’s contribution to Indian cricket is invaluable. He is a man of few words but … Continue reading Manohar quits as ICC chairman, BCCI express its surprise

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ELECTIONS

Major victory for NDA in Bihar

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SPORTS

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

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ART & CULTURE

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

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Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...