SPORTS

Nadal, Federer enter in Pre-Quarterfinal of Italian Open tournament

Rafal Nadal and Roger Federer have entered in the Pre-Quarterfinal of Italian Open Tennis tournament being held in Rome. Second-seeded Spaniard Nadal defeated Jeremy Chardy of France in straight sets 6-0,6-1. Swiss Federer defeated Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-4 6-3 to reach in the third round. Federer plays Borna coric next, while Nadal faces Nikoloz … Continue reading Nadal, Federer enter in Pre-Quarterfinal of Italian Open tournament

Golf : Shankar Das fires third straight 68 to emerge third-round leader

AMN / Chandigarh Seasoned campaigner Shankar Das of Kolkata fired third straight four-under-68 to take a one-shot lead at 12-under-204 ahead of the final round of TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship here on Thursday. Greater Noida’s Sudhir Sharma, who was overnight tied fourth along with Shankar after setting a new course record on Wednesday, also … Continue reading Golf : Shankar Das fires third straight 68 to emerge third-round leader

Women Football: Bangalore record first victory, Kolhapur wins but out of contention

By Harpal Singh Bedi Bangalore United FC and Kolhapur City chalked identical 2-0 victories over Baroda Football Academy and SAI-STC Cuttack respectively in the Hero Indian Women’s Football League in Ludhiana, on Thursday. ‘Bangalore United got their first win as they beat Baroda Football Academy through goals from Sivakumari Arumugam and Paromita Sit. With this … Continue reading Women Football: Bangalore record first victory, Kolhapur wins but out of contention

Stimac announces 37 probable for King’s camp, Injured striker Jeje Lalpekhlua out of action

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Newly appointed national football Coach Igor Stimac on Thursday shortlisted 37 probable for India’s preparatory camp for the King’s Cup slated to be held in Buriram, Thailand from June 5-8 Striker Jeje Lalpekhlua wasn’t considered for the camp, along with four others Halicharan Narzary (knee injury), Mandar Rao Desai … Continue reading Stimac announces 37 probable for King’s camp, Injured striker Jeje Lalpekhlua out of action

Hockey: India lose 0-4 to World No. 2 Australia

photo Hockey India   Posted by Harpal Singh Bedi India caved in under pressure as they conceded two goals in each half to go down 0-4 to Australia in their hockey match in Perth on Wednesday. After remaining unbeaten in their first three matches on the Australian Tour the Indians slumped to a heavy defeat … Continue reading Hockey: India lose 0-4 to World No. 2 Australia

Croatian Igor Stimac is head coach of Indian Football team

By Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi The All Indian Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday named Croatian World Cupper Igor Stimac as the Head Coach of the Senior National Team on a two-year contract. Stimac comes with an experience of over 18 years in coaching, structuring, and developing Football and players in Croatia, and internationally.He … Continue reading Croatian Igor Stimac is head coach of Indian Football team

Women Football: Gokulam (Kerala) top group 1 with all win record

SSB (Bengal) keep semifinal hopes alive after massive 6-2 win over Panjim Footballers     By Harpal Singh Bedi Gokulam Kerala outplayed Hans Club Delhi 3-1 to top Group 1 with all win record in the Hero Indian Women Football League in Ludhiana on Wednesday. Earlier SSB Club (Bengal) thrashed Panjim Footballers 6-2 to keep … Continue reading Women Football: Gokulam (Kerala) top group 1 with all win record

Serena Williams withdraws from Italian Open

Photo from Serena tweets   In Tennis, 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams has withdrawn from the ongoing Italian Open due to a knee injury. The 37-year old was all set to clash with her sister Venus in the second round of the tournament in Rome today. Serena is a four-time Italian Open champion and … Continue reading Serena Williams withdraws from Italian Open

India’s GS Lakshmi first woman on ICC international panel of match referees

AMN India’s G.S. Lakshmi has become the first woman to be appointed to ICC’s international panel of match referees and will be eligible to officiate in international games with immediate effect. Claire Polosak had become the first ever woman umpire to stand in a men’s ODI, earlier this month. Lakshmi, 51, who first officiated as … Continue reading India’s GS Lakshmi first woman on ICC international panel of match referees

Women Football: Manipur Police in Semifinals, Cuttak FC keeps hopes alive

  Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Striker Bala Devi fired three goals as Manipur Police trounced FC Kolhapur City 7-1 to storm into the semifinals while SAI-STC Cuttack piped Bangalore United FC 1-0 to keep their hopes alive for the last-four berth in the Hero Indian Women Football league in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Apart … Continue reading Women Football: Manipur Police in Semifinals, Cuttak FC keeps hopes alive

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ELECTIONS

63 % polling recorded in the final phase of Lok Sabha polls

Voters have already exercised their franchise for 483 out of the total 542 parliamentary seats in previous six ...

India’s most controversial and longest Elections come to an end

Results on May 23  AMN / Elections for the 17th Lok Sabha concluded today after sweet and sour incident ...

Ashok Lavasa letter Creates Unrest in Election Commission

CEC Sunil Arora denies internal rifts over MCC   By a Correspondent / New Delhi Election Commiss ...

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SPORTS

Sonia Lather, Manisha, Sachin give home side a winning start at 2nd India Open

  Guwahati World Championships silver medallist Sonia Lather (57kg), Asian Championships bronze medalli ...

Women Football: Manipur Police to take on Sethu FC in the final of Hero Indian League

  Harpal Singh Bedi Manipur Police and Sethu FC (Tamil Nadu) chalked out contrasting victories over ...

Indian women’s Hockey team defeat South Korea 2-1

AMN India In Hockey, Indian women's team defeated hosts South Korea 2-1 in the first match of the three-match ...

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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

66th National Film Awards to be declared after General Elections

  The 66th National Film Awards will be declared after General Elections, 2019. In a statement, Informat ...

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

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ART & CULTURE

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 ...

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 ...