Category archives for: Sports

Quarters of national hockey championship on Thursday

  Lucknow: The quarter-finals of the 8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship (A Division) will be held on Thursday at the Padma Shri Mohammad Shahid Synthetic Hockey Stadium here. A replay of last year’s final between defending champions Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) and Punjab & Sind Bank is among the key clashes. It […]

Santosh Trophy: Under-cooked Bengal look to defend crown against odds

Kolkata: Deprived of preparation due to unavailability of key footballers, hosts West Bengal will begin their title defence in not the most ideal manner when they take on Manipur in the Santosh Trophy final round Group A opener here on Monday. In another Group A match on the same day, Chandigarh will take on former […]

Mahabharata 2.0: Rahul likens BJP to Kaurvas, Cong to Pandvas

 New Delhi: Coming down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday compared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to the Kauravas. “Centuries ago, there was a huge battle on the field of Kurukshetra. The Kauravas were powerful and arrogant. The Pandavas were humble and fought for the […]

Vidarbha a day away from Irani Cup title

Nagpur: Vidarbha reduced Rest of India to 236 for six wickets in their first innings after declaring their first innings at a mammoth total of 800 for seven on the fourth day of the Irani Cup here on Saturday. Vidarbha’s expansive total was supposed to deny the match a win/loss result but medium pacer Rajneesh Gurbani’s […]

Politicians, bureaucrats to participate in JK Tyre-CCI rally

New Delhi:  A number of ministers and prominent MPs will hit the streets of the national capital on Sunday in their cars to promote road safety and responsible driving as part of the popular JK Tyre-Constitution Club of India Rally 2018. CCI secretary Rajiv Pratap Rudy announced this here on Saturday, revealing that Anurag Thakur, […]

Shami’s allegations an afterthought: Hasin Jahan’s lawyer

Kolkata : After Indian pacer Mohammed Shami stated that his wife Hasin Jahan kept him in dark over her first marriage, Jahan’s lawyer on Friday denied the allegations calling them an ‘afterthought’. “Shami has not made this allegation earlier when an FIR was registered against him; this has come as an afterthought. He was aware […]

Shocking revelation: Mohammed Shami was not aware of Hasin Jahan’s first marriage

NEW DELHI: Indian pacer Mohammed Shami made a shocking revelation that he was not aware of wife Hasin Jahan’s first marriage. In an exclusive interview on India News with Deepak Chaurasiya, Mohammed Shami shared his side of the story. Shami said that he did not know Hasin Jahan’s first marriage with Kolkata-based resident Sheikh Saifuddin […]

Bengaluru, DSK Shivajians to fight for final spot

Nagoa : Bengaluru FC and DSK Shivajians will face each other in their semi-final clash of the All India Football Federation (AIFF)-organised Nike Premier Cup at the Sports Complex here on Tuesday. Both teams qualified for the semi-finals after facing tough competition in the playoffs. Bengaluru pipped MSP Football Academy by the slightest of margins […]

Centurion ODI: Lunch called with India needing two to win

India needed just two runs to win the second ODI of the six-match series against South Africa, but just then the umpires called lunch, halting the celebrations of the visitors. Chasing down the lowest home target of a 119-run posted by South Africa, India reached 117 for the loss of one wicket before lunch. Earlier, […]

Sachin centre of attraction at Kolkata marathon

Kolkata: A day after India won the U-19 World Cup, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday urged youngsters taking part in a marathon here to lead the way. Stressing on fitness, which Tendulkar has time and again termed the key to India’s success in not only the just-concluded ICC U19 World Cup in New Zealand, […]

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