Mithali pitches for domestic set-up before IPL

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

Mithali Raj on Tuesday said an IPL-like event for women will make sense only when the BCCI has in place for them a "strong domestic" setup. "It's important to have the pool of players, who will be qualified to play IPL kind of a league. As I mentioned (in) India A...

Dhoni tops where I still study: DK

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2018 | PTI | Chennai

Dinesh Karthik has become the toast of the nation with his 8-ball-29 against Bangladesh in the tri-series final but he still feels like a "student in an University where Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a topper", when it comes to the tag of a best finisher. "When it comes to Dhoni, I...


Wednesday, 21 Mar 2018 | Agencies

rathore honours winners new delhi: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, feted and honoured the winners of the JK Tyre - Constitution Club of India Club Car Rally for Parliamentarians at a gala function late here on Monday evening. MP Nishikant Dubey and his navigator Anu Dubey and Ishan Verma and navigator...

New format difficult for India: Amritraj

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2018 | IANS | New Delhi

With the national tennis squad scheduled to face China next month, former star Vijay Amritraj on Tuesday said the new Davis Cup format is not ideal for emerging countries like India. According to Amritraj, the new two-day format may be difficult for India as it will be difficult for players to...

‘Whatever situation comes, DK's ready’

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PTI | Colombo

Dinesh Karthik is always ready to deliver whatever the situation may be and his experience and repertoire of strokes make him a suitable candidate to provide the final flourish for India at the death overs, skipper Rohit Sharma said. Wicket-keeper batsman Karthik (29 of 8 balls), who has made sporadic international...

Memory of lifetime: Karthik on last-ball six

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PTI | Colombo

Dinesh Karthik is no Hrishikesh Kanitkar or Joginder Sharma but the Indian batsman is not complaining about the "memories of a lifetime" that his last-ball six against Bangladesh created. Kanitkar's boundary against Pakistan under fading Bangabandhu Stadium lights in Dhaka or Joginder Sharma's final over act against the arch-rivals in the...

Chahal, Sundar move up in T20s

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PTI | Dubai

Yuzvendra Chahal jumped 12 spots to number two while Washington Sundar moved up a phenomenal 151 places to 31st in the ICC T20I Player Rankings for bowlers on the back of their impressive show in the just-concluded Nidahas Trophy Tri-Series in Sri Lanka. Leg-spinner Chahal now has a career-high 706 rating...

No point crying over defeat to India: Shakib

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PTI | Colombo

Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan on Monday said there is no point "crying" over the heartbreaking defeat to India in the final of Nidahas T20 Tri-Series here and will rather focus on rectifying the mistakes for future. Shakib was asked how difficult was it to hide his emotions after the loss. "I...

ronaldo, messi’s goal rush continues

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | AP | MADRID

Atletico Madrid's title hopes were further damaged after they conceded two late goals in a 2-1 loss at Villarreal on Sunday, allowing Barcelona to open up an 11-point lead in the Spanish league with nine matches remaining. Real Madrid, still far behind in the title race, are in third place after...

Del Potro upsets Federer to win title

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | AP | INDIAN WELLS

Juan Martin del Potro keeps surprising himself. Close to quitting tennis after four wrist surgeries in recent years, the Argentine fought to get back to the ATP Tour even as he was reduced to hitting his backhand with one hand instead of his usual two. The struggle paid off Sunday, when Del...



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18 Mar 2018 | PNS

AAI conducts international workshop for utilizing GAGAN In keeping with the Prime Minister’s objective of using technology as a means of development and co-operation, Airports Authority of India has now offered GPS-aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) to SAARC and Southeast Asian countries in order to allow them to reap the significant benefits that accrue from such an advanced navigation system. AAI conducted a two-day workshop on March 15 and 16, 2018...

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Vehicle theft: One member of inter-State gang arrested

21 Mar 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

Dehradun police have arrested an alleged member of an inter-state gang involved in vehicle theft in Haridwar and Dehradun districts from Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. The accused has been identified as Vikram Malik, native of Shamli, Uttar Pradesh, police said, adding that he was currently living in Haryana...

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