SPORTS

Indian Cricket Team for West Indies tour announced

AMN The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today announced squads for India’s tour of the West Indies, starting from August 3rd. Virat Kohli will lead the Indian team for the Test, ODI and T20I series. Rohit Sharma will be Vice-Captain in the ODI and T20 series. Ajinkya Rahane will be Kohli’s deputy … Continue reading Indian Cricket Team for West Indies tour announced

Sindhu loses to Akane Yamaguchi in Indonesia Open final

P V Sindhu’s hopes of breaking a seven-month title drought came crashing down as the Indian lost in straight games to Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the finals of Indonesia Open BWF Tour Super 1000 tournament in Jakarta today. She lost to the Japanese girl 15-21 16-21 in a lop-sided summit clash that lasted 51 … Continue reading Sindhu loses to Akane Yamaguchi in Indonesia Open final

Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu defeats Chen Yu Fei to book her place in final

P.V. Sindhu defeated Chen Yu Fei 21-19, 21-10 this evening to book her place in the finals of the Indonesia Open. This is the first time in her career that she made it to Indonesia Open final. Sindhu trailed initially in both the games but came back strongly to brush aside the Chinese player in … Continue reading Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu defeats Chen Yu Fei to book her place in final

Shooting Junior World Cup: Aishwarya Pratap Singh clinches gold in rifle 3-position

In the Shooting Junior World Cup, Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar clinched gold with a junior world record in the final of rifle 3-position event in Suhl Germany, yesterday. Facing a top-class field in the finals with multiple ISSF medallists and Russian Grigoril Shamakov, the reigning Youth Olympic Games champion in the mix as well, Aishwarya … Continue reading Shooting Junior World Cup: Aishwarya Pratap Singh clinches gold in rifle 3-position

Table Tennis: Double delight for India as Women dethrone Singapore to claim the title

HSB / Cuttack It was double delight for India in the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships , as Men team overpowered England while Women dethroned the eight time champion Singapore to lift the titles at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here today. England tried to change the script, but the Indian men brought in a twist … Continue reading Table Tennis: Double delight for India as Women dethrone Singapore to claim the title

Kiren Rijiju assures all help to promote football in India

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi India’s Sports minister Kiren Rijiju, has assured the All India Football Federation (AIFF) that his Ministry “will provide extra financial help wherever it’s possible” to help Indian Football propel to the next level. “We have seen certain improvements in our men’s as well as women’s football in recent times. … Continue reading Kiren Rijiju assures all help to promote football in India

Table Tennis: Indian women reach semifinals; men follow

Cuttack Indian men and women were the first to book their semifinal slots after winning their Super Eights group matches in the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here Thursday. Though the Indian men have a formality to complete—they play their last match against Wales in group F—their women finished … Continue reading Table Tennis: Indian women reach semifinals; men follow

Sarabjot Wins India’s Ninth Gold of Jr Shooting World Cup

Harpal Singh Bedi /New Delhi Teenager Sarabjot Singh, bagged the 10M Air Pistol gold at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany, winning India’s ninth gold of the campaign in the process. His effort of 239.6 in the final also meant that India swept both the Men’s and Women’s 10M Air Pistol crowns, with … Continue reading Sarabjot Wins India’s Ninth Gold of Jr Shooting World Cup

ICC suspends Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect

WEB DESKThe International Cricket Council, ICC has suspended Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect over violation of global body’s constitution which doesn’t allow any government intervention. The current elected members of Zimbabwe Board were suspended by government agency Sports and Recreation Committee (SRC) which was a violation of relevant articles of ICC Constitution. The ICC said … Continue reading ICC suspends Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect

P.V. Sindhu enters women’s singles quarterfinals of Indonesia Open

In Badminton, ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu has entered the women’s singles quarterfinal of Indonesia Open. She defeated Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt 21-14, 17-21, 21-11 in the pre-quarter final this evening. It was Sindhu’s third win over the World No. 13 Dane this year. -The Indian had earlier defeated Blichfeldt in straight games in the Indian … Continue reading P.V. Sindhu enters women’s singles quarterfinals of Indonesia Open

SPORTS

Golf: Rookie Lal grabs the first-round lead, Gulfam shines with two eagles

  Harpal Singh Bedi /Faridabad Teenage rookie Amrit Lal of Chandigarh shot a six-under-66 t ...

Sai Praneeth storms into second round of Japan Open

In Badminton, Sai Praneeth stormed into the second round of men's singles of Japan Open, beating Kento Nishimo ...

TT: India makes clean sweep of all seven gold medals at stake

Cuttack Indian paddlers clinched all the seven medals at the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championshi ...

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MARQUEE

Bill for Transgender Persons introduced in Lok Sabha

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, was introduced in Lok ...

UP Mangoes to hit fruits market in Italy

First Shipment of North Indian Mangoes from Lucknow to Italy dispatched Our Special correspondent / L ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Indian entries bag six awards at SAARC Film Festival

WEB DESK SAARC-film-festival Indian entries bagged six awards including the Best Feature Film for the movie ...

Dangal’ girl Zaira Wasim quits Film World, citing religion

Zaira Wasim WEB DESK National Award-winning actor Zaira Wasim who played an important role in film D ...

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ART & CULTURE

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

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