SPORTS

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Photo from Serena tweets   In Tennis, 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams has withdrawn from the ongoing Italian Open due to a knee injury.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

Team Army wins two titles in Desert Storm

By Harpal Singh Bedi The Indian Army’s Bravehearts hogged the limelight as they won the Team Trophies in two out of the three categories in the 2019 Desert Storm at Jaisalmer , Rajasthan The Team Army Adventure Wing’s Lt. Col. Aman Katoch and co-driver Capt. Siddhartha Nadal in fact surpassed expectations, claiming the second runners’ … Continue reading Team Army wins two titles in Desert Storm

Hockey: India draw 1-1 against Australia ‘A’

  HOCKEY INDIA HSB / Perth Trailing 0-1 till 56th minute, India managed to hold Australia ‘A’ to a 1-1 thanks to late equalizer by drag flicker Harmanpreet in a well-contested hockey match in Perth on Monday. Earlier India had beaten Western Australia Thundersticks 2-0 and Australia ‘A’ 3-0 win. Two good saves in the … Continue reading Hockey: India draw 1-1 against Australia ‘A’

Mary Kom, Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa to spearhead challenge at 2nd edition of India Open Boxing

  Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi World champion Mary Kom, Asian Games Champion Amit Panghal (52kg) and Olympian Shiva Thapa will spearhead home challenge as pugilists from 16 countries will be seen in action in action in the $70,000 prize money India Open Boxing Tournament to be held at the Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi … Continue reading Mary Kom, Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa to spearhead challenge at 2nd edition of India Open Boxing

Tennis: Novak Djokovic wins Madrid Open title

WEB DESK World no.1 Novak Djokovic won a record-equalling 33rd ATP Masters 1000 title in Madrid on Sunday when he beat young gun Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 in the final.  The world number one was able to improve on his epic 7-6, 7-6 semifinal win over Dominic Thiem of Austria for a more straightforward victory over … Continue reading Tennis: Novak Djokovic wins Madrid Open title

Aabhishek extends his lease over  Desert Storm title,Adrian wins Moto Title

  By Harpal Singh Bedi    Dominating each leg of the grueling Desert Storm defending champion Aabhishek Mishra extended his lead over the  title for the fourth year in row in Jaisalmer on Saturday.    In the process the 30-year-old from Jaipur became only the third driver to defend the Storm, an FMSCI-approved event, (besides h six-time … Continue reading Aabhishek extends his lease over  Desert Storm title,Adrian wins Moto Title

Gokulam Kerala beat Panjim Footballers 2-0 for their fourth straight win

Harpal Singh Bedi Gokulam Kerala FC beat Panjim Footballers 2-0 for their fourth straight win while Hans FC defeated Rising Student Club 2-1 to record their second victory in the Hero Indian Women Football league in Ludhiana on Saturday. India internationals Sanju and Anju Tamang were on target for the Kerala side, but it was … Continue reading Gokulam Kerala beat Panjim Footballers 2-0 for their fourth straight win

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ELECTIONS

Ashok Lavasa letter Creates Unrest in Election Commission

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

Voting underway for the last phase of Lok Sabha elections

AMN / WEB DESK Polling has begun for the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha elections. Voting, which began ...

Election Commission takes exception to media reports on its functioning

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI The Election Commission has taken a serious exception to media reports about its interna ...

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SPORTS

Hockey: Australia defeat India 5-2 for their second successive win

India suffered their second successive defeat as they lost to host Australia 2-5 in their fifth and final matc ...

Boxing: Shiva Thapa hopeful of golden finish at India Open

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Olympian Shiva Thapa on Friday exuded the confidence of a golden finish in the ...

Rashid Khan fires superb final round of 66, bags second title of the season

Chandigarh Delhi’s Rashid Khan fired awesome final round of six-under-66 to register a two-shot victory at ...

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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 ...