SPORTS

ATK pip Delhi 2-1 to record their first win in this season’s Hero ISL

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi A super opportunistic goal by substitute El Maimouni Noussair in the 84th minute enabled, two time champion ATK pip spirited Delhi Dynamos 2-1 to record their first win in this season of the Hero Indian Super League at Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium here on Wednesday. For ATK who led … Continue reading ATK pip Delhi 2-1 to record their first win in this season’s Hero ISL

Sameer Verma, Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal advance to 2nd round of Denmark Open

Sameer Verma, Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal have advanced to the second round of the Denmark Open badminton tournament at Odense. In the Men’s singles event, Srikanth defeated Denmark’s Hans-Kristian Vittinghus in 35 minutes with a scoreline of 21-16, 21-10 to to cruise into the next round while Verma entered the second round, overcoming China’s … Continue reading Sameer Verma, Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal advance to 2nd round of Denmark Open

Hero Women’s Open: Indian golfers confident of good showing against foreign lineup

Harpal Singh Bedi / Gurugram Seventeen promising Indian golfers will get chance to showcase their wherewithal amid a strong field of international players, as the USD 500,000 Hero Women’s Indian Open (HWIO )that gets underway at the DLF Golf & Country Club in Thursday. Apart from Vani Kapoor and Tvesa Malik, others like Gaurika Bishnoi, … Continue reading Hero Women’s Open: Indian golfers confident of good showing against foreign lineup

Camille Chevalier confident of defending her Hero Women’s Indian Open title

Vani, Tvesa to represent home challenge     Harpal Singh Bedi / Gurugram Vani Kapoor and Tvesa Malik will spearhead Indian challenge as defending champion, French golfer Camille Chevalier will lead the international star cast, in the US $ 500,000 Hero Women’s Indian Open (HWIO) to be held at DLF club here from October 18 … Continue reading Camille Chevalier confident of defending her Hero Women’s Indian Open title

PM, Sports Minister felicitate medal winners of Asian Para Games

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met and felicitated the medal winners of the 2018 Asian Para Games. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Modi expressed happiness at receiving the medal winners. Appreciating their performance, he remarked that their mental strength was a key factor in their success. The Prime Minister complimented them for contributing … Continue reading PM, Sports Minister felicitate medal winners of Asian Para Games

Intriguing contest in the offing as Delhi Dynamos take on ATK in Indian Super league

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi An intriguing contest is in the offing as Delhi Dynamos will take on face ATK in their second match of the 5th Hero Indian Super League on Wednesday at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. The hosts , in their first match, had drawn (1-1) with against FC … Continue reading Intriguing contest in the offing as Delhi Dynamos take on ATK in Indian Super league

Youth Olympic: Suraj Panwar clinches silver in men’s 5000m race walk in Argentina

Suraj Panwar clinched a silver in men’s 5000m race walk event in the ongoing Youth Olympic Games to open India’s medal account in athletics at Buenos Aires in Argentina. Panwar’s total time of 40:59.17s was over seven minutes slower than Patin Oscar of Equador, who topped the event. Puerto Rico’s Jan Moreu finished third to … Continue reading Youth Olympic: Suraj Panwar clinches silver in men’s 5000m race walk in Argentina

Leander Paes lifts Santo Domingo Open trophy

Indian tennis legend Leander Paes won his second Challenger-level title of the season, lifting the Santo Domingo Open trophy with partner Miguel Angel Reyyes-Varela yesterday. The second-seeded Indo- Mexican pair, playing its second consecutive final, came from behind to beat Ariel Behar and Roberto Quiroz 4-6, 6-3, 10-5 in the summit clash, which lasted one … Continue reading Leander Paes lifts Santo Domingo Open trophy

Shanghai Masters: Novak Djokovic beats Borna Coric

Novak Djokovic beat Croatia’s Borna Coric in the final of the Shanghai Masters Tennis. The second seed beat 21-year-old Coric 6-3, 6-4 in one hour and 37 minutes to claim his fourth Shanghai title. Coric, the 13th seed, upset Roger Federer in yesterday’s semi-finals to reach his first Masters 1000 final. Djokovic, 31, now has … Continue reading Shanghai Masters: Novak Djokovic beats Borna Coric

India sweep test series against West Indies

In Cricket, India have swept the test series 2-0 against West Indies, winning the second and final match by 10 wickets in Hyderabad on Sunday. India chased the meagre target of 72 runs in the second innings, in just 16.1 overs without losing any wicket. West Indies were all out for 127 in their second … Continue reading India sweep test series against West Indies

SPORTS

Eoin Morgan hits fourth fastest World Cup 100, most sixes in an ODI

  Eoin Morgan of England hit his century in 57 balls against Afghanistan on Tuesday, breaking the record f ...

FIH Series Finals: Indian Women’s Hockey team defeat Fiji to enter semifinals

India thrashed lowly Fiji 11-0 to storm into the semifinals of the FIH Women's Series Finals hockey tournament ...

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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

Bollywood expresses grief over death of Girish Karnad

AMN / MUMBAI Celebrated filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who directed Karnad in critically-acclaimed films "Manthan ...

Girish Karnad is no more

WEB DESK / Bengaluru Renowned actor, dramatist and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad passed away in Bengaluru to ...

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ART & CULTURE

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

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

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 ...