The Indian Olympic Association has been fined $10,000 for withdrawing teams from the Asian Games at a late stage, but All India Tennis Association chief Anil Khanna is hopeful that the penalty would be withdrawn.Interestingly, the Indian contingent’s
BJP said that there was nothing new in Shiv Sena’s proposal and asked it to sort out seat-sharing issue through discussion and not through media. Shiv Sena on Sunday made it clear that it won’t make any more concession for BJP, offering to c
Sources say the Supreme Court lawyer was examined in connection with the legal fee paid to her by the Saradha group; her team denies she was questioned Nalini Chidamabaram, wife of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, has been examined by the CBI in
Dipika Pallikal assured India of a maiden women’s singles squash medal in the Asian Games, while top seed Saurav Ghosal confirmed his third successive podium finish in men’s singles after the two reached the semifinals of their respective event
Two Indian women qualify for the final round of the equestrian dressage individual event after a creditable show in the first round at the Asian Games in Incheon on Sunday.Shruti Vora and Nadia Haridass made the cut for the final round as one of the 15 bes
A Palestinian negotiator says Egypt will host indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians on a sustained Gaza ceasefire deal, and negotiations between Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah on who should run the territory. Azzam al-Ahmed, an aide to Pa
Kim Un Guk became the second North Korean weightlifter in two days to break a world record at the Asian Games, lifting 154kg in the snatch component of the men's 62kg category on Sunday.Kim's compatriot and fellow London Olympics gold medallist Om Yun Cho
On day two, Indian shooters won a bronze medal in the men's 10m air pistol team event while Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal were assured of medals in squash Indian shooters were on target for the second successive day as they delivered a bronze medal i
Cape Cobras won the toss and elected to bat against Hobart Hurricanes in their Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20, in Hyderabad on Sunday.Cobras have made three changes to their side, including Richard Levi, Sybrand Engelbrecht and Dane Pied i
India won a bronze and was assured of medals in squash (both men and women). A look at some of the images on Day 2.
Zachary piloted by S.Zervan won the S.A.Poonawalla Multi-Million (Gr. II), the stellar attraction of the races held here on Sunday. The winner is owned by Mr. & Mrs. K.N.Dhunjibhoy and Mr. & Mrs. Z.K.Dhunjibhoy rep. Five Stars Shipping Co Pvt Ltd.
Snow Bird appeals most in the Deccan Chronicle Gold Cup (2,400m), the main event of the races to be held here on Monday (Sept. 22). SWEET MEMORIES PLATE (Div. II), (1,200m), 4-y-o & over, rated upto 25 (Cat. III), 12-55 p.m.: 1. Swift Arrow (5) K. Sai
The Indian men’s hockey team started its campaign in the 17th Asian Games on a rousing note, blanking Sri Lanka 8-0 with Rupinderpal Singh scoring a hat-trick in Incheon on Sunday.Rupinderpal pumped in three goals in the 12th, 45th and 46th minute,
From India’s standpoint, attracting Chinese investment is imperative for reviving growth. Besides, its deepening ties with Japan, Australia and Vietnam have opened up more room for manoeuvre in Asia Xi Jinping’s visit was billed as the third
The visit of President Xi Jinping was remarkable for many things but mostly for the shift in the way India has done diplomacy with China. Overshadowing President Xi’s visit was an incident on the Line of Actual control in the Chumar region of Ladakh
It would be prudent not to read Scotland’s ‘no’ to independence as a plain and simple ‘yes’ to continue with the status quo. The latest verdict is very unlike the ‘no’ vote in the 2011 nation-wide referendum, whic
Mr. Ma has drawn inspiration by dipping into China’s unique cultural idiom China is celebrating the success of e-commerce giant, the Alibaba group, whose stocks jumped 38 per cent on the first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) o
The objective is to take manufacturing growth to 10% on a sustainable basis. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the “Make In India” campaign on September 25, aimed at reviving the job-creating manufacturing sector — key to taking
State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) major oil discovery in the Bay of Bengal will start production in 2019, ONGC Chairman and Managing Director Dinesh K. Sarraf said here on Saturday. “We are moving fast on KG-D5 development.
Having enabled the traders to connect with their counterparts in Myanmar and Colombo, the Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd (KPCL) is all set to welcome the Shipping Corporation of India’s yet-to-be-named service that would connect both the countries.A
Productivity and quality are two of the major challenges before the industry Government can be a partner, but the tea industry has to come forward. This was the message given by Rajani Ranjan Rashmi, Additional Secretary, Union Commerce Ministry, while
Esther Elias enters the world of co-working spaces, where young entrepreneurs, freelancers and start-up teams rally together to share more than just physical workspace Spend long enough in the presence of start-up founders and a little past their infect
As a teacher, it’s sometimes nice to step back and see the lighter side of stressful situations. Exams are no laughing matter, and for teacher trainees, it is a double-edged sword since they have to prove to themselves and their students that they
The city may seem like a concrete jungle, but it does boast of quite a few natural ecosystems that sustain a variety of flora and fauna What does the word “heritage” mean to you? Buildings, monuments, title, property…? Chennai has a
Late nights, brunches and pool parties have a competitor in this one If it is happening in Mumbai, Goa, Pune and Bangalore, why should Hyderabad lag behind. For once, it’s not about infrastructure, rock concert or a Hollywood actor’s visit.
As a Naturalist, Ratna Singh adopts a scientific approach while dealing with the wildlife Ratna Singh is unapologetically in love. The one love she nurtured from her childhood. So when she had to part for a few years because she was studying in a boardi
Bangalore: Nearly 360 schoolchildren were hospitalised when they fell ill after having midday meals at the Government Urdu Higher Primary School in D.J. Halli on Friday. Several children also took ill on Saturday and were taken to Dr. Ambedkar Hospital
A look at some of the images on the first day of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on September 20, 2014.
Prakasam Barrage the lifeline for thousand of hectares of paddy and other cash crops in Coastal Andhra Pradesh, was built between 1954 and 57 on Krishna River. The search for chronicling its history yielded no results for the engineers in service. Inciden
The 17th Asian Games were off to a spectacular start in Incheon on September 19, 2014. Some of the world’s best in badminton, table tennis, gymnastics, swimming and shooting will be in action over the next 16 days