Arjuna award devalued, made cheap: Past recipients


Former recipients of the Arjuna award today lamented that its dignity has been lowered and the government is now “throwing” the honour away. Former India hockey captain Ashok Kumar, who is the son of legendary Dhyanchand, legendary middle-distance runner Sriram Singh Shekhawat, who holds the national record of 1:45.77 in 800m since 1976, and former

Mohammad Kaif Tweets on Triple Talaq; Gets Trolled Mohammad Kaif Tweets Supporting SC Verdict on Triple Talaq; Gets Trolled

Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif on Tuesday used social media platform Twitter to support the Supreme Court’s historic judgment declaring Triple Talaq (divorce) as unconstitutional.  Kaif took to Twitter to share his views. “Welcome decision by Supreme Court to declare #TripleTalaq unconstitutional. Will give Muslim women security. Gender justice is much needed,” his tweet read. The Supreme

Cricketer Tom Pritchard passed away at age of 100 Cricketer Tom Pritchard passed away at age of 100

Cricketer Tom Pritchard  passed away at the age of 100. New Zealand’s oldest Cricketer Pritchard claimed 818 wickets 23.30 across 200 first-class games, including 695 during a decade of service at Edgbaston. He, however, never played Test cricket. The right-arm pacer came close to a call-up at the age of 20 in 1937, but a combination

Crying baby viral video Toshi niece Crying baby in the viral video is Toshi’s niece

Crying baby viral video Toshi niece. Scolding children or even inflicting corporal punishment on them, especially as a pedagogical tool, is the norm in India, even though it has been argued, time and again, that this needs to be changed as each child has their own learning pace. The issue raised by Virat Kohli should

10-year-old Aryaman creates golf history 10-year-old Aryaman creates golf history

Pune, Aug 22, Ten-year-old golfer, 10-year-old Aryaman creates golf history. Aryaman Singh wrapped up the season on a high note, blazing his way through the first five events of the Indian Golf Union-West Zone, this year, thereby breaking his own zonal and national records.Singh remains undefeated at the zonal level for four years, winning every tournament

Pharrell Williams launches Adidas Tennis collection
Pharrell Williams launches Adidas Tennis collection

Pharrell Williams launches Adidas Tennis collection. Musician Pharrell Williams has expanded his ever-expanding collaboration with Adidas. According to the Independent, the 10-time Grammy-winning artist is now overseeing the launch of a collection inspired by the golden era of tennis.By launching the collection, Pharrell and Adidas is aiming to re-mix their most iconic looks into a

Gayle, Samuels returns to West Indies squad for England

Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels have been returns in the 15-member ODI squad for the series in England. Gayle last played an ODI in the 2015 World Cup quarter-final but returned for West Indies in a Twenty20 against India following an improvement in player and board relations. While Samuels in October 2016.Speaking on their inclusion,

Pakistan to host World XI in September, confirms PCB chairman

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday confirmed that 15 players from seven different countries have agreed to visit the country as part of the World XI squad visiting to play a three-match T20 series to be held in Lahore next month. Addressing a press conference, PCB chairman Najam Sethi said that the Punjab Government

National Sports Award criteria may change from next year

National Sports Award criteria may change from next year. New Delhi, Aug 21: To ensure that no deserving candidate misses out on the Arjuna award, the sports ministry is planning to revise the criteria for selection, which would allow un-nominated athletes to be considered for the honour. It has been learnt from reliable sources that

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Jinder Mahal Successfully Defends WWE Title at SummerSlam

WWE SummerSlam Jinder Mahal Successfully Defends WWE Title. Jinder Mahal defended his WWE Championship for the third time defeating Shinsuke Nakamura at WWE pay-per-view SummerSlam 2017 at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York on Sunday. Mahal thus extended his title reign to 91 days. Nakamura was the odds on favourite to win, and Mahal’s win is somewhat of an upset

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Dimitrov, Muguruza lift maiden Cincinnati Masters title

Dimitrov Muguruza lift maiden Cincinnati Masters title. Bulgarian tennis star Grigor Dimitrov continued to perform at his menacing best as he trounced Australian player Nick Kyrgios in straight sets to lift his maiden 2017 Western and Southern Open trophy in Cincinnati here on Monday. The seventh-seed, who was playing his first summit showdown in Cincinnati, dominated throughout the match even

Pro Kabaddi League: Jaipur Pink Panthers edge past UP Yoddha 24-22
Pro Kabaddi League: Jaipur Pink Panthers edge past UP Yoddha 24-22

Jaipur Pink Panthers edge Yoddha: Jaipur Pink Panthers held their nerve in the closing minutes to edge past UP Yoddha 24-22 in an exhilarating match of the in the Pro Kabaddi League here at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium last evening. It was an all-round team performance as both teams could’ve won it but Jaipur

World Police and Fire Games: Jaspreet got Gold, Silver and Brown Medals
World Police and Fire Games: Jaspreet got Gold, Silver and Brown Medals

World Police and Fire Games:  Jaspreet got Gold, Silver and Brown Medals Jhabal – In the ongoing World Police and Fire Games at Los Angeles, USA, Punjab Police, Jaspreet Kaur has won two gold, one silver and one bronze medal, where the name of Punjab Police has been highlighted all over the world. However, with

India beat Sri Lanka by nine wickets in first ODI

India beat Sri Lanka. The Indian Cricket Team achieved yet another comprehensive victory over Sri Lanka in the opening ODI of the five-match series at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday. After losing Rohit Sharma early, the unbeaten partnership between opener Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Virat Kohli set up a nine-wicket victory for

Pune races cancelled due to heavy rains
Pune races cancelled due to heavy rains

Pune races cancelled due to heavy rains. Pune races scheduled for today have been cancelled owing to heavy rains which have rendered the track unfit for racing.Due to heavy rain which rendered the underfoot conditions unfit for racing, the Stewards of the RWITC decided to cancel the Pune races scheduled for Sunday (Aug. 6). Royal

Will continue to support the team: Tendulkar
Will continue to support the team: Tendulkar

Will continue to support the team: Tendulkar. Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar said his best wishes are always with the Indian cricket team and he will continue to support the side even if its performance doesn’t meet expectations all the time. “Our good wishes are always with the (Indian) team. Be it men’s team or women’s

India vs Sri lanka: India opt to field against Sri Lanka in ODI series opener
India opt to field against Sri Lanka in ODI series opener

India vs Sri lanka. India won the toss and elected to chase in the opening ODI of the five-match series against Sri Lanka at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday.Virat Kohli’s men had recently white-washed the three-match Test series against the Lankans and will be looking to take that momentum into the limited-overs’

Anushka Sharma And Virat Kohli Plant A Sapling Together In Sri Lanka

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are indeed giving us major couple goals. The lovebirds are right now in Sri Lanka spending some lovely time together. Virat is all set for his next match as Anushka is there for his moral support. The latest picture of the lovers is from Sri Lanka where they are planting a sapling together.

Dambulla: India to take on Sri Lanka in first ODI today
Dambulla: India to take on Sri Lanka in first ODI today

Dambulla: India to take on Sri Lanka in first ODI today. The first One Day International of the 5-match series between India and Sri Lanka will be played at Dambulla today. India had recently white-washed the 3-match Test series against the Lankans and will be looking to take that momentum into the limited-overs’ leg of

Kohli Dhawan shares video
Kohli, Dhawan request parents to be patient, shares video

Kohli Dhawan shares video, request parents to be patient. Scolding children or even inflicting corporal punishment on them, especially as a pedagogical tool, is the norm in India, even though it has been argued, time and again, that this needs to be changed as each child has their own learning pace.   Indian cricketers, Virat Kohli, Shikhar