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India lose to Belgium in final of 4-nation hockey meet

Tauranga (New Zealand), Jan 21, India lost 1-2 to Belgium in the final of the first leg of the Four Nations Invitational Hockey Tournament at the Blake Park here on Sunday. Tom Boon’s fourth-minute strike gave Belgium the lead but Mandeep Singh pulled India level in the 19th minute. Sébastien Dockier came up with the

Bhagwant Mann to lose his deposit: Sukhbir

Fazilka : “The people of Jalalabad will send Bhagwant Mann packing by handing out crushing defeat to him in upcoming assembly polls and even his security deposit will be forfeited, ” said, Deputy Chief Minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal in Jalalabad on Wednesday. Sukbir Badal while addressing people during Sangat Darshan programme said that SAD-BJP alliance

Early dinner may help you lose weight

New York: Struggling to shed those extra kilos? Worry not, as a new study suggests eating dinner early by mid-afternoon and following it by an 18-hour daily fast or until breakfast the next morning may help with losing weight. The new research revealed that eating a very early dinner, or even skipping dinner, may reduce

India lose to Thailand in World Junior mixed team C’ship

Bilbao (Spain): The Indian colts fought hard before going down narrowly 2-3 to Thailand in the final stage of the BWF World Junior mixed team championship here. The Indian team will play against Indonesia for 5th-8th place. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy won both the mixed doubles and men’s doubles matches, pairing with Mahima Aggarwal and Krishna Prasad

Adult Education centers lose utility in city

Chandigarh: Downsising of staff strength has been the priority for the Chandigarh Administration to weed out non-performers in various departments but on the other hand, it continues with irrelevant departments at the cost of huge public exchequer. Using compulsion as a fag leaf, it has kept alive adult education at a huge cost. When most of

Kim may lose over $1 mn a month after Paris robbery

Los Angeles: In the wake of Kim Kardashian’s Paris robbery, the reality TV star has suspended all commitments indefinitely and stopped posting on social media – decisions that could cost her more than $1 million a month. Since she was gagged, bound and robbed at gunpoint of nearly $11 million worth of jewellery in her

FC Goa lose first pre-season friendly to Bangu AC 3-1

Panaji: FC Goa went down to Bangu Atletico Clube 3-1 in the first of their six pre-season games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The match took place at Zico 10, head coach Zico’s academy. Bangu played quick, attacking football to take a 3-0 lead at the first half before full back Fulganco Cardozo reduced the

Cong loses zilla parishad in its stronghold Malda

Kolkata: Congress today received a big jolt in its stronghold Malda as the party lost control of the zilla parishad with 14 members belonging to Congress and the Left defecting to Trinamool Congress. Today’s development is significant as TMC drew a blank in Malda in the last Assembly poll, held only about three months ago.

Indian films make $2 bn – but lose $2.7 bn to piracy

New Delhi/Mumbai: India’s film industry, said to be the largest globally with some 1,000 movies produced each year, earns around $2 billion from legitimate sources such as screening at theatres, home videos and TV rights. But with $2.7 billion, piracy earns 35 per cent more, and a way out has proved elusive. Red Chillies Entertainment,

Indian hockey juniors lose to England 1-2

Marlow (England): India’s junior men’s hockey team lost to hosts England 1-2 in a well fought encounter at the Bisham Abbey Sports Academy on its England tour. The Indians on Sunday were the dominant side in the early exchanges creating some chances in the first half. In the 24th minute of the game, Ajay Yadav

Seven may lose vision in Hyderabad hospital

Hyderabad: Seven patients at a government-run eye hospital here are in danger of losing vision as a solution used during surgeries was found contaminated, officials said on Wednesday. A total of 13 patients, who underwent cataract surgery last week at the Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital, developed post-operative complications but doctors are confident five to six

Mary Kom and Sarita lose in world championship

Astana (Kazakhstan): Five-time world champion M C Mary Kom and Asian Games bronze-medallist L Sarita Devi failed to qualify for the Olympics after they went down in their respective second round bouts of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships on Saturday. Mary Kom (51kg), who was a bronze-medallist at the 2012 London Olympics, lost 0-2