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Saina slips to seventh spot in BWF ranking

Friday, 01 Nov 2013 | PNS | New Delhi

The second-round exit from French Open Super Series proved costly for Saina Nehwal as the Indian badminton ace continued her downward slide, slipping one more spot to be placed at world number seven in the latest BWF ranking released on Thursday. The Olympic bronze medallist shuttler had slipped to world number...

We’re extending all assistance to Jwala: Sports minister

Friday, 01 Nov 2013 | PNS | New Delhi

Sports Minister Jitendra Singh has responded to his senior colleague in the government, Veerappa Moily’s letter to him in connection with Jwala Gutta’s ongoing impasse with the BAI, saying that he will examine her case and see how he can extend support to her. In response to Petroleum Minister Moily’s sternly-worded...

Rohit makes Test cut

Friday, 01 Nov 2013 | PTI | Mumbai

Zaheer ignored, Harbhajan dropped as Umesh returns in team for Sachin’s farewell series Rohit Sharma’s excellent form in ODIs on Thursday earned him a place in the Indian Test squad but pacer Zaheer Khan was ignored when the selectors chose the team for Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell series against the West Indies...

Singles

Friday, 01 Nov 2013 | Pioneer

Proteas edge out Pakistan by 1 run Sharjah: South Africa staged a remarkable comeback to turn what seemed certain defeat into a one-run win over Pakistan in the first day-night international here. Pakistan, chasing a modest 184 to win, were cruising along nicely at 165-4 but lost their last six wickets...

Asian Tour stars to light up Indian Open

Friday, 01 Nov 2013 | PNS | New Delhi

The Hero Indian Open, which is celebrating its 50th edition next week, has attracted a stellar line-up of Asian Tour stars which will comprise of over 30 Tour champions and five players from the current top-10 of the Order of Merit. In one of the strongest ever fields to assemble...

Jamaica to improve anti-doping agency

Friday, 01 Nov 2013 | AP | Kingston

Jamaica’s top sports official said Wednesday that the Caribbean sprinting powerhouse is determined to improve its drug-testing regime, following a two-day inspection by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Three WADA officials inspected the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission after revelations of a near-complete breakdown of its out-of-competition testing of athletes from January 2012 to...

There will be no easing up after title win: Vettel

Friday, 01 Nov 2013 | AP | ABU DHABI

World champion Sebastian Vettel scoffed at suggestions that he has nothing to gain from the last three races of the season and is intent on a seventh straight win at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Vettel clinched the Formula One title at the Indian GP to become the youngest ever four-time...

A perfect conclusion

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | Amit Chaudhary | Lahli (Rohtak)

Tendulkar finishes domestic career in style as his 79-run knock guides Mumbai to victory vs Haryana Whether it was a genius at work or pure coincidence, Sachin Tendulkar's last Ranji Trophy innings epitomized his entire career. A major part of his long career, spanning more than 24 years, has been spent...

Ranji Round-up: Day 4

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | Pioneer

Group A Jharkhand vs Delhi: Match abandoned Odisha: 205 and 307 (Abhilash Mallick 73, Govind Podder 70; Harbhajan Singh 3/83, Siddharth Kaul 2/57)lost to Punjab: 560/6d by an innings and 48 runs. Group B Bengal vs Baroda: Match abandoned. Madhya Pradesh: 510/6d drew with Railways: 335 and 235/6 (Arindam Ghosh no 72; Ishwar Pandey...

‘Sachin got good practice ahead of Test farewell’

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | PNS | Lahli

Sachin Tendulkar played his last Ranji game on Wednesday as ended his stint on a winning note by scoring an unbeaten 79 to guide Mumbai to a win. Mumbai captain Zaheer Khan on Wednesday said the veteran batsman's five-hour vigil in the second innings against Haryana has given him the much-needed...

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‘Ban entry into Puri temple Garvagriha’

17 Dec 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State Government has recommended to the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) to stop entry of devotees into the sanctum sanctorum (Garvagriha) of the shrine. In a letter to the SJTA, the Government has asked for restrictions on darshan of the deities by devotees, including VIPs...

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State of World Children Report 2017 released in Bhopal

19 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

The State of World Children 2017 Report was released here on Monday in Madhya Pradesh in the presence of children and young people at a Children Carnival in Bhopal on Monday. Around 150 children and young people from Bhopal, Itarsi and Harda participated...

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