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All eyes on Saina as Indian shuttlers begin Olympic campaign

Rio de Janeiro: Four years after a bronze at London Games made her the toast of the nation, Saina Nehwal will once again carry a billion hopes when she along with the other six shuttlers, including doubles exponent Jwala Gutta, begin their campaign at the Rio Olympics here tomorrow. Saina had started her Olympic journey

Air India inks pact with Spicejet for MRO facility at Mihan

Nagpur:  Air India has finally succeededin roping-in a private airline to use the maintenance repair overhaul (MRO) facility at the SEZ in Mihan here. An MoU was signed by Air India Engineering Services CEO H R Jagannath and Spicejet vice president Arun Kashyap in the presence of top AI officials here yesterday. With the signing

Real Madrid beat Sevilla 3-2 to win Supercup

Oslo: Dani Carvajal’s extra-time goal gifted Real Madrid a 3-2 win over Sevilla in the European Supercup final in Trondheim, Norway. Sevilla had been on the verge of victory leading 2-1 deep into added time before Sergio Ramos equalised for Real Madrid in the 93rd minute with the last kick of normal time during the match

SCM, Tata Steel holds Workshop on Tribal Medicinal Practices

Bhubaneswar: More than 25 tribalmedicinal practitioners exchanged ideas with experts and displayed plants and herbs with healing properties at a workshop organised by Sukinda Chromite Mine (SCM) of Tata Steel in Jajpur district. Over 15 tribal and traditional medicinal practitioners from around Sukinda including a woman and 10 from Keonjhar district from tribes like Sabara,

Boxer Vikas enters Olympic pre-quarterfinals

Rio de Janeiro: Vikas Krishan Yadav gave India’s boxing campaign a rousing start with a dominant victory at the ongoing Rio Olympics over Charles Conwell of the US in the men’ Middleweight (75kg) category at the Riocentrio Pavilion here. The Indian outpunched the 18-year-old American by a unanimous decision in the Round of 32 bout

Vehicles parked on surface at multilevel parking lot

A day after the closure of multilevel parking in Sector 17 was announced, public is enjoying free parking at the surface of parking lot. Mostly the vehicles of traders were seen parked on surface of parking lot. Interestingly, now the traders and public can enjoy free parking on surface of multilevel parking for three months

Ashwin has been brilliant as India’s No 6, feels Bangar

Islet (St Lucia):  Indian cricket team’sbatting coach Sanjay Bangar praised Ravichandran Ashwin for “brilliantly” fitting in the role of a No 6 batsman in the current Test squad stating that the Tamil Nadu all-rounder has now given more option to management in terms of combination. After a century in the first Test, Ashwin against bailed

UT initiates proactive coating process on exposed RC buildings

UT administration has outsourced maintenance and treatment of decades old Reinforced Concrete (RC) building structures by getting the walls coated with proactive coatings for RC buildings. Administration has decided to spend around Rs 67 lakh for project. The coating process has been started from Sector 17 plaza. UT Superintending Engineer said, “The process of treatment

NZCC helps in strengthening cultural values: Solanki

Lauding the role of North Zone Cultural Centre (NZCC) in building a just and peaceful human society, Punjab Governor, Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki, while addressing 32nd meeting of Executive Board and 30th meeting of Governing Body of North Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala on Tuesday said, “We in India are the inheritors of a great historical

Open power junction threat to students

Chandigarh: Uncovered electricity junction box near the main gate of the Government Model Senior Secondary School in Sector 47 where hundreds of students gather daily at the start and closure of the school nearby are exposed to danger. It seems as if the concerned authorities have been waiting for some major tragedy. One may find

UT to exempt employees due for retirement or promotion from inter-departmental transfers

UT Administration has decided to exempt the employees due for either retirement or for promotion during the inter-departmental transfers. The personnel department Secretary K K Jindal has directed the heads of the departments to prepare the list of those nearing retirement or for promotion. Being cautious of not reversing the decision of transfers, UT Administrations

PU to host month-long exhibition on Ancient Rock Art

Panjab University, Chandigarh will host a month- long exhibition on pre-historic Rock Art at Departmental Museum of Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology (AIHC & A), Sector 14, PU campus from August 10. The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi and Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology,

Babus defy parking norms, use corridors to park vehicles

Right under the nose of office of Deputy Commissioner Chandigarh, chaos mark corridors as there is no check on parking of two wheelers. Corridors of office building near DC office and Excise and Taxation office are flooded with two wheelers leaving little space for pedestrians to move. Interestingly, underground parking in the basement of Excise

Ashwin, Saha defy Windies, guide India to 234/5 in third Test

St. Lucia:  With an unbeaten 108-run sixth wicket partnership, Ravichandran Ashwin and wicket-keeper Wriddhaman Saha brought India back into the game to post 234 for 5 wickets against a domineering West Indies on the first day of the third Test at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday. Making best out of the

Craig Ervine’s maiden Test ton leads Zimbabwe’s fightback against New Zealand

Craig Ervine’s maiden Test century allowed Zimbabwe to enjoy their best period of a difficult series, as they held New Zealand’s bowlers at bay for much of the third day of the second Test on Monday. Ervine made the most of the early life granted to him to score an unbeaten 115, taking Zimbabwe to

Bolt bids to smash 200m world record in his last Olympics

Rio de Janeiro: Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt aims to claim a new 100-200-4×100 triple win in Rio Olympics and will try to smash the 200-metre world record. Bolt on Monday insisted that he will put the finishing touches to his Olympic career in the Brazilian city, Efe news reported. “This is my last Olympics, for

Argentina-Brazil soccer rivalry moves to the Olympic field

Rio de Janeiro: The sports rivalry between Argentina and Brazil has moved from the soccer field to the Rio Games. Fans from both nations, always willing to taunt each other, have put on a show in the Olympic stands in the first days of competition in Rio. When Argentina faced Nigeria in the basketball tournament,

Stinging criticism: Brazilians taunt US athletes over Zika

Rio de Janeiro: After months of dire predictions from abroad about the mosquito-borne Zika virus, some Brazilian fans are doing some stinging of their own: They’re booing US athletes and taunting them over the fears that kept some competitors at home. From the beach volleyball arena to the soccer stadium, boisterous Brazilian fans are having

World T20 star Brathwaite to lead WI in T20 series vs India

St. John’s (Antigua and Barbuda):  CarlosBrathwaite, who was the star of the West Indies World Twenty20 victory, has been appointed the new skipper of the national T20 squad, which will be playing two T20 Internationals against India later this month in Florida. After the conclusion of the ongoing four-Test series, West Indies and India will clash


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