Aug 21

Asian Games: B-Town commends ‘golden girl’ Vinesh Phogat

Asian Games: B-Town commends ‘golden girl’ Vinesh Phogat. From megastar Amitabh Bachchan to Mr perfectionist Aamir Khan, stars have come in unison to laud wrestler Vinesh Phogat, who bagged a gold medal in women’s 50 kg freestyle wrestling category at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games. The 23-year-old thrashed her Japanese opponent Yuki Irie to become the first female gold medal

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50,000th Tata Nexon Rolls Out Of Ranjangaon Facility

The sub-4m SUV space has been a consistent volume driver for several car manufacturers. And Tata Motors is no exception, with the Nexon consistently registering decent sales numbers. Within a year of its launch, the company has produced 50,000 units – the last one was rolled out of Tata’s Ranjangaon facility recently. Not too long

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Top sports league promote unhealthy food, beverages: Study

Turns out, top sports leagues heavily promote unhealthy food and beverages, a new research has revealed. According to a study led by NYU School of Medicine, the majority of food and beverages marketed through multi-million-dollar television and online sports sponsorships are unhealthy – and may be contributing to the escalating obesity epidemic among children and adolescents

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Indian team pay tribute to former Indian Test skipper Ajit Wadekar

Former Indian Test skipper Ajit Wadekar, who led the national team to their first-ever series victories in England and the West Indies, breathed his last at the age of 77 after a prolonged illness at the Jaslok Hospital here on Wednesday. In a statement, the hospital said, “Ajit Wadekar was declared dead on arrival at Jaslok

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Vajpayee’s mortal remains reach BJP headquarters

The mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, on a decorated gun carriage, have reached the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters at Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg. Along the seven-kilometer stretch from Vajpayee’s reisdence at Krishna Menon Marg to the BJP office, people in large number joined the procession to get a last glimpse

Former Indian Test skipper Ajit Wadekar passes away
 Former Indian Test skipper Ajit Wadekar passes away

Former Indian Test skipper Ajit Wadekar, who led the national team to their first-ever series victories in England and the West Indies, breathed his last at the age of 77 after a prolonged illness at the Jaslok Hospital here on Wednesday. In a statement, the hospital said, “Ajit Wadekar was declared dead on arrival at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre.

BCCI appoints Ramesh Powar as Head Coach of Indian women’s team

BCCI appoints Ramesh Powar as Head Coach of Indian women’s team. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed former Indian off-spinner Ramesh Powar as the head coach of the national women’s cricket team. Powar, who was serving as the interim coach of the women’s team, has now been handed over full-time duties till

Akshay Kumar meets ‘living hockey legend’ Balbir Singh

Akshay Kumar meets ‘living hockey legend’ Balbir Singh. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Monday met the ‘living hockey legend’, Balbir Singh. Kumar took to Twitter to praise Balbir Singh, stating that he was a part of the winning team that brought home the first prestigious Gold for India back in 1948. Balbir Singh is a three-time Olympic gold champion. He played a

Wrestlers get 'Gold Luck' send-off ahead of Asian Games 2018
Wrestlers get ‘Gold Luck’ send-off ahead of Asian Games

Wrestlers get ‘Gold Luck’ send-off ahead of Asian Games 2018.The Indian contingent of wrestlers was accorded a warm send-off by the principal sponsors of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), wishing the grapplers ‘Gold Luck’ ahead of the upcoming Asian Games here at a city hotel on Sunday. Brij Bhushan Singh, president of WFI, said, “Wrestling has always given

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Sportsperson Health: For young athletes, it’s healthy protein, not greasy food

Turns out, young athletes prefer healthy, nutritional food to greasy food, contrary to popular belief. According to a study conducted by the University of Waterloo, the greasy food being served at hockey rinks isn’t really what young hockey players want. The study of 25 travel team players aged 11-15 found they were more motivated by performance, recovery,

Pakistan batsman Imran Nazir set to return to cricket

Pakistan batsman Imran Nazir, who was out of action due to Tendinitis, is all set make a return after a gap of four and half years. Making the announcement, the 36-year-old said that he has recovered from the illness and is all set to resume cricket.“I am fit and resuming cricket after a long time. My fans prayed for

Punjab CM releases Rs 5 lakh for Hakam Singh's treatment
Punjab CM releases Rs 5 lakh for Hakam Singh’s treatment

Punjab CM releases Rs 5 lakh for Hakam Singh’s treatment.  Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered the release of Rs. 5 lakh for the treatment of ailing Asiad Gold medal winner athlete Hakam Singh. The Chief Minister, had earlier tweeted his concern and asked the Deputy Commissioner to visit the 1978 Bangkok Asiad medallist. He has also directed the

Wrestler Jashkawar Gill seeks Sports Ministry's help in 'Patka' matter
Wrestler Jashkawar Gill seeks Sports Ministry’s help in ‘Patka’ matter

Wrestler Jashkawar Gill seeks Sports Ministry’s help in ‘Patka’ matter. Indian wrestler Jashkawar Gill, who failed to make his international debut after the organisers of the World Ranking series tournament in Turkey refused him to take the mat wearing his patka, has sought help from the Sports Ministry in the matter. The young wrestler said that

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Hockey players from Punjab who won Silver medal in Champion Trophy to get cash award

Strap- Ramtex Group announces RS 21000 cash award for each player DP Correspondent Ludhiana To felicitate the Hockey players, Ramtex group has announced Rs 21000 cash prize for each hockey player from Punjab who won silver medal at Champions trophy. The coach of Hockey team, Jagraj Singh will also be honored with cash prize. The

Sampark for Samarthan: Amit Shah, Piyush Goyal meet Dhoni

Sampark for Samarthan: Amit Shah, Piyush Goyal meet Dhoni. Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah along with Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday met ace Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhonias part of the ruling party’s ‘Sampark for Samarthan’ (Contact for Support) campaign. Dhoni is currently on break as India is playing a Test series against England. Dhoni, who has returned from the

Edgbaston Test: Eng set India 194 target; visitors at 110/5

Edgbaston Test: Eng set India 194 target; visitors at 110/5. India bowled England out for 180 on the third day of the ongoing first Test match in Edgbaston Cricket Ground, and followed up with scoring 110 runs for the loss of five wickets to leave them 84 runs away from a historic win. England started the day having lost opener Alastair

Hockey WC: India eves lose to Ireland in penalty shootout

Hockey WC: India eves lose to Ireland in penalty shootout. Playing a first quarter final since 1978, the Indian Women’s hockey team crashed out of the Women’s World Cup on Thursday as they were pipped by Ireland in the penalty shootout. A goalless game was hotly contested right till the end, with the Irish bettering the Indians in creating meaningful chances. They made

Mithali Raj to lead India Blue in Women's T20 Challenger Trophy
Mithali Raj to lead India Blue in Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy

Mithali Raj to lead India Blue in Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy. Mithali will lead the India Blue team in the Senior Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy, beginning August 14 in Alur, Bengaluru. The India Blue team will also comprise of Vanitha V.R., D. Hemalatha, Neha Tanwar, Anuja Patil, Saima Thakor, Taniya Bhatia (WK), Radha Yadav, Preeti

23rd Asian Athletics Championships to be held in April 2019 in Qatar

Asian Athletics Championships to be held in April 2019. The 23rd Asian Athletics Championships will be held in Qatar’s capital city of Doha, from April 19 to April 24, 2019. The biennial continental event which is usually held in July-August has been preponed by the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) due to the intensely hot and

Badminton World C'ship: Srikanth storms into second round
Badminton World C’ship: Srikanth storms into second round

Badminton World C’ship: Srikanth storms into second round. Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth eased into the second round of the ongoing Badminton World Championship following a convincing straight games victory over Nhat Nguyen of Ireland here at Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre on Tuesday. The 25-year-old thrashed his Irish opponent 21-15, 21-16 in a one-sided first-round