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Saina Nehwal appointed member of IOC’s Athletes’ Commission

Hyderabad: In a rare honour for an Indiansportsperson, star shuttler Saina Nehwal has been appointed as a member of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Commission.Saina has received a letter to the effect from the IOC President Thomas Bach last night. “Following your candidature for the elections of the IOC Athletes’ Commission during the Olympic

Saarc summit can’t take place if even one member pulls out: Nepal

Kathmandu: Nepal, the present Chair of the Saarc, said on Friday that the summit of the South Asian regional grouping cannot take place if even one member country notifies its inability to participate in the event. In a statement after India, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan pulled out from the 19th Saarc Summit that was scheduled

Former BJP leader booked for rape, attempt to murder

New Dehli: Ashok Pradhan, Ex-MP of BJP from Khurja and current a senior Samajwadi Party functionary booked in charges of rape and attempt to murder case after a 24-year-old woman filed a case against him in Noida on Tuesday. As per reports, the women has named her whole family including her husband, parents- in law,

5 of family dies as car rams into tree on Kotkapura-Muktsar road

Faridkot: Five members of a family were today killed when the car in which they were travelling rammed into a tree, about 2 km from Kotkapura, police said. Six members of a family from Fazilka were on their way to Kotkapura from Muktsar, police said. The accident occurred this morning after the driver apparently lost control

Zaheer Khan made honorary life member by MCC

London:  Former pacer Zaheer Khan has beenmade an honorary life member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), becoming the 24th Indian cricketer to be bestowed the honour. “MCC has elected Zaheer Khan as an Honorary Life Member of the Club,” the Club said in a statement. Zaheer is the second former India international to be

VDC member injured in accidental firing in Rajouri

Jammu: A 62-year-old member of Village Defence Committee (VDC) was injured when his rifle went off accidentally in Arghi village of Rajouri district here, police said today. Balak Ram was hit by a bullet yesterday after his rifle went off accidentally, they said, adding he was rushed to a hospital. Police have registered a case

VDC member injured in accidental firing in Rajouri

 Jammu: A 62-year-old member of Village Defence Committee (VDC) was injured when his rifle went off accidentally in Arghi village of Rajouri district here, police said today. Balak Ram was hit by a bullet yesterday after his rifle went off accidentally, they said, adding he was rushed to a hospital. Police have registered a case

Saina fails to get elected as one of four athletes as IOC member

Rio de Janeiro: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has failed to get elected as one of the four athlete members of the International Olympic Committee as she finished sixth in the race to become a member of Athletics Commission of the global governing body of sport. Saina got 1233 votes in the election in which

Isinbayeva pledges to defend athletes’ rights as IOC commission member

Rio de Janeiro: Russia’s Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has pledged to defend athletes’ rights in her capacity as member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission. “I would like to thank Alexander Zhukov (Russian Olympic Committee President) and his staff who helped me with my campaign. Naturally, I will work for the

Man killed, family members injured in attack over low quality of drugs

Ludhiana: A 22-year-old-drug supplier was killed and his family was left injured by a group of drug addicts during a clash over the low quality of narcotic powder (called as “chitta” in the layman’s language) at Malakpur village, near Hambran, on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday. The father of deceased was admitted at

Big Breaking- Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Rajya Sabha MP, may join AAP

Ludhiana: BJP’s senior leader Navjot Singh Sidhu filed his resignation from Rajya Sabha, on Monday. According to sources the speaker has accepted the resignation of Sidhu. Further the information takes round that Navjot Singh Sidhu is all set to join AAP party. Meanwhile, according to reports, Navjot Kaur Sidhu CPS and wife of Navjot Singh

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Member of Sukha Barewalia gang held with illegal pistol

Ludhiana: Kulwinder Singh alias Golu (40) of New Akash Nagar, has been arrested with illegal pistol and live cartridge on Saturday by Anti Narcotic Cell-2 of Ludhiana Police Commissionerate. The accused was on bail for the last about two months. Previously, he was arrested with Sukha Barewalia. This time, Golu has been arrested from Jalandhar

Selfie with alleged rape survivor in Rajasthan sparks controversy

Jaipur: A selfie clicked by the member of Rajasthan State Commission for Women with a alleged rape survivor triggered the controversy prompting the chairperson of the commission to seek a written explanation. Interestingly, the Chairperson Suman Sharma is also in the selfie along with the member Somya Gurjar. The selfie was clicked by Gurjar on