SPORTS

Badminton; Awadhe Warriors aim to continue winning streak against Sindhu’s Hunters

HSB/ Lucknow A badminton treat awaits fans here on Republic Day as the home team, the Awadhe Warriors is all set to take on former champions Hyderabad Hunters on the second day of the Lucknow leg of the PBL to be held at the Babu Banarasi Das U.P. Badminton Academy. With the hosts starting their … Continue reading Badminton; Awadhe Warriors aim to continue winning streak against Sindhu’s Hunters

Differently-abled Special athletes are real heroes: Vijender Singh

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Olympic medal winning pugilist Vijender Singh on Friday promised his full support to Special Olympics for differently-abled people, who according to him are the real heroes. Addressing the inaugural of Bharat Youth Activation Workshop here he said said the people who were differently-abled face several challenges in life and … Continue reading Differently-abled Special athletes are real heroes: Vijender Singh

Govt to recruit 1500 coaches, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

By A Correspondent / NEW DELHI UNION MINISTER for Sports Kiren Rijiju today said the government would recruit around 1500 coaches to fill up existing vacancies. He said that budget will not be a constraint in the direction. He also promised full support to the country’s athletes. On the sidelines of a programme celebrating ‘National … Continue reading Govt to recruit 1500 coaches, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

India beat New Zealand by 6 wicket at Eden Park in Auckland

WEB DESK India have won the first T20 International of five-match series against the New Zealand by six wickets. Visitors achieved the target of 204 in just 19 overs losing four wickets at Eden Park in Auckland. For India, KL Rahul made 56, skipper Virat Kohli scored 45 and Shreyas Aiyyar made 58 runs. Earlier, … Continue reading India beat New Zealand by 6 wicket at Eden Park in Auckland

RFI lifts Dattu Bhokanal’s ban after IOA’s intervention

Indian Rower Dattu Bhokanal’s two-year suspension on charges of tanking a race during the 2018 Asian Games was lifted today after the intervention of the Indian Olympic Association. Bhokanal was one of the Indian quartets that won gold in the men’s quadruple sculls event in the Asian Games but later left the single sculls race … Continue reading RFI lifts Dattu Bhokanal’s ban after IOA’s intervention

Ashu to lead Delhi U-17 in Junior National Football Championship

HSB/ New Delhi Striker Ashu will lead the 20 -member Delhi U-17 boys team in the Hero Junior National Football Championship for the Dr BC Roy Trophy, to be held in Shillong, from January 28 to February 6. Goalkeeper Shubham Biswas has been named vice-captain of the team. A total of 27 matches will be … Continue reading Ashu to lead Delhi U-17 in Junior National Football Championship

World Archery lifts suspension on India enabling Indian archers to represent country

The World Archery today conditionally lifted the suspension on India, less than a week after the embattled national federation held its elections. A statement from the World Archery said the federation needs to comply with good governance and activity portions of the World Archery constitution and rules. Must report every three months. The Indian archers, … Continue reading World Archery lifts suspension on India enabling Indian archers to represent country

Football ISL: Mumbai eye return to top-four in Hyderabad

HSB/ Hyderabad Mumbai City have blown hot and cold in the Hero Indian Super League and going into the business end, they will now look for some solidity. Chasing a top-four spot, Mumbai are set to take on Hyderabad at the GMC Balayogi Athletic Stadium here on Friday. The Islanders, under Jorge Costa, are fifth … Continue reading Football ISL: Mumbai eye return to top-four in Hyderabad

Table Tennis; Indian men and women a step away from Olympics qualification

HSB/ New Delhi National champion Archana Kamath’s perseverance paid off as the teenager took India past the finish line in the decider of round of 32 against favourites Sweden at the ITTF World Team Qualification Tournament in Gondomar (Portugal) on Wednesday. Her brave efforts not only helped Indian women win the battle 3-2, but also … Continue reading Table Tennis; Indian men and women a step away from Olympics qualification

Delhi Badminton League (DBL) from Jan 25 in Thyagraj Stadium

Harpal Singh Bedi/ New Delhi Delhi Badminton League (DBL), an initiative of RDG Global Sports to promote sport of badminton in national capital is set to debut in its first season from 25th to 28th January in Thyagraj Stadium in Delhi. Total 144 players of different age categories including senior, junior and sub – junior … Continue reading Delhi Badminton League (DBL) from Jan 25 in Thyagraj Stadium

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SPORTS

Chirag Shetty, Adcocks take Pune to 2nd consecutive win at PBL 2020

HSB / Lucknow Thailand Open men’s doubles champion Chirag Shetty played a pivotal role alongside world ch ...

Awadhe Warriors look for their first home win at PBL 2020

HSB / AMN / Lucknow The Awadhe Warriors will look to bounce back to form when they take on the Mumbai Rocke ...

Table Tennis: Setback for Gujarat as Trisha’s heroics put Assam on top

AMN / Hyderabad Reigning women champions Bengal A did not need a second invitation as they held sway in Gr ...

ART & CULTURE

Jaipur Literature Festival begins

By A Correspondent / Jaipur The Jaipur Literature Festival has commenced here today. Chief Minister of Raj ...

Difference between World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas

WEB DESK There is some confusion over World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas. We must know the difference between ...

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MARQUEE

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Shabana Azmi to be discharged from hospital soon

WEB DESK Actress Shabana Azmi, who was injured in an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway recently can b ...

Filmi Titbits-3: SRK shares Math video, actor says it has solved many of his problems

WEB DESK Shah Rukh Khan has shared a viral video, which was earlier shared by businessman Anand Mahindra. T ...

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