SPORTS

Wimbledon Doubles: Indo-French pair of Purav Raja and Fabrice Martin loses to Dusan Lajovic & Mirza Basic

India began its Doubles campaign in the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, the third Grand Slam of the season, in London today. India’s Purav Raja and Fabrice Martin lost an excruciating five-set battle to Mirza Basic and Dusan Lajovic to make an early exit from the Wimbledon championships. The Indo-French pair was staring at the barrel as … Continue reading Wimbledon Doubles: Indo-French pair of Purav Raja and Fabrice Martin loses to Dusan Lajovic & Mirza Basic

Indonesia Open: Srikanth’s title defence ends, Sindhu advances

Defending champion Kidambi Srikanth’s campaign ended with a narrow opening-round loss but Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu eked out a thrilling win to progress to the women’s singles pre-quarterfinals of the Indonesia Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament in Jakarta today. Former World No. 1 Srikanth suffered his second successive loss to in-form Japanese … Continue reading Indonesia Open: Srikanth’s title defence ends, Sindhu advances

Sports Authority of India to be renamed as Sports India

AMN More than 34 years after coming into existence, the Sports Authority of India is set to be renamed as Sports India. Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore announced this today after the sports body’s governing body meeting in New Delhi. The sports body, established in 1984, organised its 50th General Body meeting, where it … Continue reading Sports Authority of India to be renamed as Sports India

FIFA World Cup: Sweden beat Switzerland while England outplay Colombia

Quarterfinals line up has been finalised with the entry of Sweden and England to the last eight stage. In the final two Round of Sixteen matches yesterday, Sweden beat Switzerland one-nil at Saint Petersburg while England defeated Colombia in a dramatic penalty shoot-out in Moscow. At the Spartak Stadium, England overcame Colombia 4-3 in a … Continue reading FIFA World Cup: Sweden beat Switzerland while England outplay Colombia

H S Prannoy stuns legendary Lin Dan at Indonesia Open

At the Indonesia Open badminton tournament,H S Prannoy stunned the legendary Lin Dan of China in the first round of themen’s singles in Jakarta yesterday. World No. 13 Prannoy prevailed over theChinese stalwart in three games 21-15 9-21 21-14 in the World Tour Super 1000event. In women’s singles, Saina Nehwal enteredthe second round with an … Continue reading H S Prannoy stuns legendary Lin Dan at Indonesia Open

IOA announces 524-member contingent of athletes for Asian Games

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has announced a 524- member contingent of athletes for the Asian Games in Indonesia beginning from 18th of next month. The contingent comprises 277 men and 247 women athletes. The IOA has decided against sending the men and women football teams this time as they are ineligible under the existing … Continue reading IOA announces 524-member contingent of athletes for Asian Games

India beat England by 8 wickets in opening T20 Intl cricket

India won the opening T20 International against England by an emphatic margin of Eight wickets. At Old Trafford, Manchester last night, India overhauled thevictory target of 160 runs, by making 163 for two in 18.2 overs. KL Rahul remained unbeaten on 101 which was his second T20 Internationalhundred. Kuldeep Yadav became the first chinaman bowler … Continue reading India beat England by 8 wickets in opening T20 Intl cricket

FIFA World Cup: Brazil & Belgium set to clash in QF on friday

Brazil and Belgium registered contrasting victories last night to seal a place in the quarter finals and set up a last-8 clash on Friday. In the FIFA World Cup, Brazil and Belgium registered contrasting victories last night to seal a place in the quarterfinals and set up a last-8 clash on Friday. In a Round-of-16 … Continue reading FIFA World Cup: Brazil & Belgium set to clash in QF on friday

India begin England tour with 1st T20 at Manchester

  Virat Kohli led Team India begins their UK tour with the first of the 3 Twenty20 matches at Old Trafford, Manchester today.The match will begin at 10 PM Indian Time. India will also play 3 One-Day Internationals against England, with the first match scheduled on the 12th of this month. India will conclude their … Continue reading India begin England tour with 1st T20 at Manchester

Yuki Bhambri crashes out of Wimbledon men’s singles event

  Yuki Bhambri crashed out of the Wimbledon men’s singles event in London last night. The Indian, ranked 85, lost his first round 6-2 3-6 3-6 2-6 to the Italian Thomas Fabbiano. Yuki was the lone Indian competing in the singles but six of his compatriots will compete in the men’s doubles later this week. … Continue reading Yuki Bhambri crashes out of Wimbledon men’s singles event

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ELECTIONS

Stage set for 2nd phase of Lok Sabha polls

  Correspondents / WEB DESK The election commission has completed all arrangements for the second phase ...

EC appoints special observer for West Bengal

AMN The Election Commission has appointed senior IAS officer Ajay V Nayak as a special observer for West Be ...

Tamil Nadu: 38 Lok Sabha, 18 Assembly constituencies go to polls in 2nd phase

  AMN / CHENNAI Thirty-eight, 38 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies go to the polls on Thursd ...

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SPORTS

IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Chennai Super Kings

  In IPL Cricket, Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in Hyderabad last night. C ...

Cricket: Karunaratne to lead Sri Lanka in World Cup

  ICC NEWS   Opener Dimuth Karunaratne has been selected Sri Lanka's ODI captain and he ...

IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad to host Chennai Super Kings today

    In IPL Cricket, Sunrisers Hyderabad will host Chennai Super Kings this evening. The ma ...

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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

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

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

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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