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Aziz Ansari wins his first Golden Globe Award

Aziz Ansari wins his first Golden Globe Award . Indian-American actor-comedian Aziz Ansari has won Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for “Master of None” at the 75th Golden Globe Awards here.”I genuinely didn’t think I’d win because all the websites said I was going to lose. Also,

Miss India Manushi Chillar crowned Miss World

Miss India Manushi Chillar has become the sixth Indian to be crowned Miss World. The 20-year-old will bring the crown back to India after 17 years. The last Indian to bag the title was Priyanka Chopra, who wore the crown in 2000.Manushi took over from Priyadarshini Chatterjee to become the 54th Miss India World, and

Ankur Mittal wins gold in Asian Shotgun Championship

New Delhi, Aug 5 (PTI) Ankur Mittal wins gold.Indian shooter Ankur Mittal clinched the individual as well as the team gold medal in men’s double trap at the 7th Asian Shotgun Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan today.Mittal shot 71 in the six-man final to finish at the top of the podium.With scores of Sangram Dahiya (43) and

Indian-origin Muslim woman wins local election in US

Washington: A Muslim-American woman, whoseparents are from India and Pakistan, has won a key local election in the US state of Maryland which was dominated by anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim rhetoric. Raheela Ahmed, 23, won the school board race in Prince George’s county of Maryland by defeating a long-time system administrator by an impressive 15 per

Clinton wins Dixville Notch midnight vote

Washington: Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Tuesday beat Republican rival Donald Trump in Dixville Notch, a small town in New Hampshire that traditionally votes just after midnight before the Presidential election balloting starts elsewhere in the US later in the day. Clinton beat four votes, while Trump picked up two, USA Today reported. The small

Tennis: Del Potro wins Stockholm Open

Stockholm: Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro defeated American Jack Sock 7-5, 6-1 in the summit clash to clinch the Stockholm Open tennis tournament at the Kungliga Tennishallen here. The 2009 US Open champion needed 76 minutes to prevail over the top ranked American player on Sunday, reports Efe. Del Potro has undergone numerous wrist surgeries

India eye wins against China, Malaysia to top league stage

Kuantan (Malaysia): On a high after their morale-boosting win over arch-rivals Pakistan, India now eye wins against China and hosts Malaysia on successive days to finish on top of the round-robin league stage of the fourth Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament, here. India will play lowly China tomorrow before squaring up against the home team

Pink’s daughter Willow wins big in first bike race

Los Angeles:  Singer Pink’s five-year-old daughter Willow won the third prize in her first BMX ride. The 37-year-old star and her husband Carey Hart, who himself is a retired motocross racer, gushed on Instagram about their little girl’s win. “Willows first race. I like her intensity. She reminds me of someone. This might have been

Jaskeerat, Arjun, Bhavesh wins Chess championship

Mohali: Jaskeerat Singh of DPS Sec 40,Chandigarh in the under-16 Boys category, Arjun Bhaskar of Chitkara Internation School Sec 25 in U-13 Boys category and Bhavesh Mahajan of Spring Dale School, Amritsar emerged as Champions in the Learning Paths School Prize Money Chess Championship 2016, which concluded today at the Learning Paths School Sec 67,

Clinton wins first presidential debate

New York: Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has won the first presidential debate, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. The poll of debate watchers put Clinton at 62 per cent while Republican rival Donald Trump lost by 27 per cent in Monday night’s debate held at the Hofstra University, New York.

SCD Government College wins PU Inter-College Handball Championship (Men)

Ludhiana: SCD Government College, Ludhiana defeated DAV College, Chandigarh with the margin of 7 points and emerged as a new handball champion team in the ongoing tournament of Panjab University Inter College Handball Championship(Men). The championship was held at SCD Government College, Ludhiana from September 13 to 15. In the tournament only those teams participated which

Paralympics: Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia wins gold

Rio de Janeiro: India’s Devendra Jhajharia bettered his own world record to win gold in the men’s javelin throw F46 event at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. Devendra won gold in the javelin event at the 2004 Athens Paralympics with a record throw of 62.15 metres, becoming only the second gold medalist at the Paralympics for

Thangavelu wins gold at Rio Paralympics

Rio de Janeiro: India’s Mariyappan Thangavelu created history on Friday night by winning a gold medal in the men’s high jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympics. His compatriot Varun Singh Bhati clinched the bronze medal the same event. While Thangavelu made a leap of 1.89 metres, Bhati jumped his personal best of 1.86 metres to

Mohit Malik of INSO elected as President of DAV-10, Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Mohit Malik of INSO party grabbed the president post of DAV college sector-10 in Chandigarh, on

Jasmine Bhatara wins Mrs Universal 2016 second runners up Title

Jalandhar: Jalandhar based Dentist- Dr. Jasmine Bhatara wins Mrs Universal 2016 second runners up Title held at Nevada (USA). Earlier, Jasmine won Mrs. India title on February 2016 at Delhi this

Rosberg wins Italian Grand Prix as Hamilton falters at start

Rome: Nico Rosberg capitalised on a starting error of his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to win the Formula One Italian Grand Prix in Monza. Hamilton was on pole but a poor start saw him drop to sixth as Rosberg, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen, Valtteri Bottas in Williams and Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo all

Messi wins it for Argentina in WC qualifier

La Serena (Chile): Superstar Lionel Messi marked his return to the international fold by edging Argentina past Uruguay and to the top of the table in South American qualifiers for the 2018 football World Cup. Despite their defeat on Thursday, the Uruguayans head the pack as one of the three teams that lie neck and

Sania wins Connecticut Open doubles title ahead of US Open

New Haven (USA):  Indian tennis ace SaniaMirza received a confidence booster ahead of the US Open Grand Slam tournament beginning tomorrow with a doubles title victory at the Connecticut Open with Monica Niculescu of Romania here. Sania and Niculescu capped off their newly rekindled doubles partnership with their first title together with a straight set

Chen Aisen wins China’s 7th diving gold at Rio

Rio de Janeiro:  China’s 20-year-old diver Chen Aisen scored a highest 108.00 points in his last dive to win the men’s 10-metre platform at the Rio Olympic Games here. It’s China’s first gold medal in the event since the 2004 Athens Games where Hu Jia clinched the title, Xinhua news agency reported. Chen on Saturday

Cheruiyot wins Olympic women’s 5,000m gold for Kenya

Rio de Janeiro:  Kenya’s Vivian Cheruiyot set a new Olympic record, clinching gold in the women’s 5,000 metres race at the Rio Olympics. The 32-year-old on Friday clocked 14 minutes 26.17 seconds to beat the previous mark held by Gabriela Szabo of Romania by more than 14 seconds, Xinhua news agency reported. Kenya’s Hellen Onsando