‘Great achievement’

‘Great achievement’

Thursday, 12 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Former captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Wednesday hailed the Indian football team’s performance, terming the result as a “great achievement”. He said the result can motivate the Indian players to have a shot at advancing further to the next round. “It was a big achievement, drawing against Asian champions Qatar and that too...


Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | Agencies

Ahmedabad to host PKL-7 Knockouts New Delhi: Mashal Sports Pvt Ltd, the organizers of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), on Tuesday announced Ahmedabad as the venue for the playoffs and the final for this year scheduled to take place between October 14 and 19. EKA Arena by TransStadia will host the...

India off to good start at World’s

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | PTI | Ekaterinburg

India were off to a fine start in the World Men’s Boxing Championships with Brijesh Yadav (81kg) out-punching Poland’s Maleusz Goinski in a brutal opening-round contest here on Tuesday. Yadav, a Silver-medallist from the India Open and the Thailand Open earlier this year, didn’t just defeat Goinski 5-0 but also left...

Blue Tigers hold Qatar for goalless draw

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | PTI | Doha

A gritty India survived waves of attacks from Qatar to hold the reigning Asian champions to a goal-less draw to steal an unexpected point from their away match of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers here on Tuesday. Despite playing without their talismanic captain Sunil Chhetri who was laid low by fever,...

Germany edge closer to Euro

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | AFP | Paris

Belgium and the Netherlands both cruised to 4-0 wins over Scotland and Estonia respectively in Euro 2020 qualifying on Monday, while Germany claimed a crucial victory over Northern Ireland in their bid to qualify for next year’s finals. Roberto Martinez’s Belgium, the world-number-one ranked side, were not at their best but...

Proteas need to look at future

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | PTI | Dharamsala

South Africa’s cricket establishment acknowledges Faf du Plessis’ contribution both as a player and captain but it’s about time they look at the future with belief in Quinton de Kock’s leadership skills, Interim Director Enoch Nkwe said on Tuesday. While 35-year-old Du Plessis is still the captain of the Test side,...

No pressure on Root

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | AFP | London

Joe Root is under “no pressure” as England captain despite failing to wrest the Ashes from Australia’s grasp, outgoing coach Trevor Bayliss said on Tuesday. England's failure has led to questions over Root’s position, particularly given his inconsistent batting throughout the series. But Australian Bayliss, who leaves his role after four years...

Langer defends Aus celebrations

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | AFP | London

Australia coach Justin Langer has defended his players’ boisterous celebrations after retaining the Ashes following claims they mocked England spin bowler Jack Leach. Langer’s side clinched a dramatic fourth Test win in the last hour of Sunday’s final session at Old Trafford. The victory gave Australia a 2-1 lead with just one...

State Editions

Punjab launches three-day polio vaccination drive

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab appeals farmers to shun stubble burning

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

IN Brief

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Road safety is a concern, so is steep traffic fine

16 September 2019 | Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh

Memories of Simla goes back to British India

16 September 2019 | PNS/Dr Gaurav Sanjay/Dr BKS Sanjay | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

The bare necessities Simple ideas that matter

15 September 2019 | Tim de Ridder | Agenda

Heal self For a better world

15 September 2019 | Sant Rajinder Singh | Agenda

Correct your self-image

15 September 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Watch over your karma

15 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I felt like an actor after doing LSD’

15 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pickle me pink

15 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer