More than Federer-like or Maria Sharapova’s boyfriend

Sunday, 19 Jan 2014 | AP | MELBOURNE

He’s been called “Baby Fed” for his Roger Federer-like one-handed backhands, and is also known as the boyfriend of Maria Sharapova. On Saturday, Grigor Dimitrov got his own spotlight at the Australian Open on a day when all three players advanced to the fourth round. The 22-year-old Bulgarian, considered one of the...

One to remove unsuccessful tourists tag

Sunday, 19 Jan 2014 | PTI | Napier

With World Cup in mind, India start New Zealand tour with first match of ODI series today India would look to gain some valuable experience and confidence when they clash with New Zealand in a five-match ODI series, beginning here tomorrow, as Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his boys will begin the...

Fallah’s 7-58 rips Bengal apart

Sunday, 19 Jan 2014 | PTI | Indore

Left-armer gives Maharashtra control after Day 1 Left-arm seamer Samad Fallah exposed the poor technique of Bengal’s batsmen with some incisive swing bowling to put Maharashtra in the driver’s seat on the first day of their Ranji Trophy semi-final here on Saturday. Fallah wrecked havoc with the new ball claiming seven for...

Pak toil hard for runs vs sl

Sunday, 19 Jan 2014 | AFP | Sharjah

Opener Ahmed Shehzad scored a maiden century but Pakistan toiled for runs in their bid for a series-levelling win against Sri Lanka in the third and final Test in Sharjah on Saturday. The 22-year-old right-hander made 147 in only his second Test as Pakistan scored 291-6 at close on the third...

Aus eye series, Eng face saver

Sunday, 19 Jan 2014 | AFP | Sydney

2-0 up, hosts look to win 3 ODI in Sydney Australia will be looking to open England’s “scars” and close out the one-day series on Sunday, keeper Brad Haddin said after his team’s thrilling one-wicket victory over the luckless tourists in Brisbane. Alastair Cook’s men have now lost the opening two one-day...


Sunday, 19 Jan 2014 | Pioneer

Bhullar tied second Abu Dhabi: Gaganjeet Bhullar has a fair chance of staking his claim on Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf as the Indian golfer is just two strokes away from the leader Craig Lee after the third round of the European Tour event here. Bhullar carded a flawless six-under 66 and...

The Netherlands are HWL champions

Sunday, 19 Jan 2014 | Abhishek Purohit | New Delhi

The Netherlands’ campaign in the Hero Hockey World League Final was in tatters from the very first match which they lost 2-5 to Argentina. However, they manufactured a stunning comeback to beat Australia twice, including in the semifinal and halted Germany’s progress in the quarters. That showed they were...

India lose to finish sixth

Sunday, 19 Jan 2014 | Abhishek Purohit | New Delhi

Two goals in as many minutes just three minutes before the final hooter saw India lose their classification match to Belgium and finish sixth in the Hero Hockey World League (HWL) Final on Saturday afternoon. Trailing 0-1 till the 66th minute, Belgian intruders pressurized the hosts’ backline to earn two set-pieces. They...


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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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‚ÄėFortunate to know temple city monuments‚Äô

19 Mar 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Two visitors from Lome city, capital of Togo in Africa and one from Tel Aviv, the second most populous city in Israel joined the Old Town heritage walk and enjoyed their time. In fact, the two youths from Togo Komlan Daniel Assigvi and Godson Klipe are studying engineering at city based KIIT University...

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