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Nikhat writes to Rijiju, demands trial bout against Mary

Nikhat writes to Rijiju, demands trial bout against Mary

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Former junior world champion boxer Nikhat Zareen has written to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, demanding a trial bout against the celebrated M C Mary Kom before India’s squad for next year’s Olympic Qualifiers is decided. Mary Kom (51kg) claimed her eighth world medal at the recently-concluded championships in Russia. She was...

Score heavy in 1st innings: Faf tells SA batsmen

Friday, 18 October 2019 | IANS | Ranchi

Having already lost the three-match series, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis has called on his players to come out with an improved performance, especially with the bat when they face India in the final Test beginning Saturday in Ranchi. The Proteas have not been able to make use of their...

Self destruction

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | Ranchi

A “frustrated” South African batsman Aiden Markram was on Thursday ruled out of the third and final Test against India, having sustained a wrist injury after punching a solid object. As per Cricket South Africa’s media release, “The injury took place following the opener’s dismissal in the second innings of the...

India sans Kohli sweat it out at optional practice

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | Ranchi

Skipper Virat Kohli and opener Rohit Sharma skipped the optional practice session but spinner Kuldeep Yadav looked to hone his batting skills ahead of India’s third and final Test against South Africa here on Thursday. Kuldeep, who sat out of the first two Tests, made full use of the net session...

Eye opener

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | Ranchi

Proteas opening batsman Elgar says India tour is a good learning curve for him South Africa opener Dean Elgar says he got “stretched” as a cricketer and learned a lot more about himself during what has been a humbling India tour, part of which included visiting “smaller places and staying in...

Nikhat Zareen writes to Rijiju, demands trial bout against Mary Kom

Nikhat Zareen writes to Rijiju, demands trial bout against Mary Kom

Thursday, 17 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Former junior world champion boxer Nikhat Zareen has written to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, demanding a trial bout against the celebrated M C Mary Kom before India's squad for next year's Olympic Qualifiers is decided. Mary Kom (51kg) claimed her eighth world medal at the recently-concluded championships in Russia. She was...

Bangladesh chief selector worried over pacers' fitness ahead of India tour

Bangladesh chief selector worried over pacers' fitness ahead of India tour

Thursday, 17 October 2019 | PTI | Dhaka

Bangladesh chief selector Minhajul Abedin has expressed concerns over the fitness of the national team's fast bowlers before the upcoming tour of India, a litmus test for a side seeking to climb the ladder in the Test arena. Abedin also said that pacer Mustafizur Rahman will have to prove his fitness...

Last minute success

Last minute success

Thursday, 17 October 2019 | AFP | Stockholm

Rodrigo’s injury time equaliser takes Spain to Euro 2020 Rodrigo Moreno fired Spain into Euro 2020 with a last-gasp equaliser in Sweden while the Republic of Ireland’s chances of reaching the finals are still in the balance after they fell 2-0 in Switzerland. Spain became the sixth team to qualify for next...

State Editions

Civic bodies issue 566 challans, slap Rs 27L fine on violators

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Bizman gets ransom call from convict in G’gram

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teachers learn self-defence technique

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Air remains very poor 5th day in row

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP welcomes Centre’s Ravidas temple move

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer