Andreescu jumps into top 5

Andreescu jumps into top 5

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | AFP | Paris

US Open winner Bianca Andreescu, 200th in the world rankings a year ago, leapt into the top five on Monday, while Ashleigh Barty knocked Naomi Osaka off top spot. Eliminated in the first qualifying round in New York a year ago, Andreescu rose 10 places to number five after beating Serena...

URN retained

URN retained

Monday, 09 September 2019 | AFP | Manchester

Tim Paine becomes the first Aussie skipper in 18 years to take Ashes back home Pat Cummins led the way before Josh Hazlewood struck as Australia retained the Ashes with a 185-run win over England in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Sunday. England, set a huge target of 383 to...

Nabibakhsh scripts Bengal win

Monday, 09 September 2019 | PTI | Kolkata

Bengal Warriors rode on star all-rounder Mohammad Esmail Nabibakhsh’s last-minute super raid to eke out a dramatic 42-39 victory over Puneri Paltan in their Pro-Kabaddi League, fixture on Sunday. With Warriors trailing by five points with less than two minutes left, Iranian Nabibakhsh produced a neat raid and before his super...

Indian boxers aim to better medal colour

Monday, 09 September 2019 | PTI | Ekaterinburg

Asian champion Amit Panghal (52kg) was seeded second and got a bye into the pre-quarterfinals along with three others as Indian boxers aimed for a medal haul of more than a Bronze in the men’s World Boxing Championships, starting here today. Amit was joined in the last-16 by Asian Silver-winning duo...

Youngsters highlight 1st ‘A’ Test

Monday, 09 September 2019 | PTI | Thiruvananthapuram

The in-form Shubman Gill will renew his quest for selection into the senior team when India ‘A’ take on South Africa ‘A’ in the first unofficial Test beginning here from today. The highly-rated Gill will lead the team in the first of the two four-day matches, with veteran ‘keeper Wriddhiman Saha...

Afghanistan close in on win

Monday, 09 September 2019 | AFP | Chittagong

Spinners Rashid Khan and Zahir Khan shared five wickets between them as Afghanistan came within four wickets of a historic win over Bangladesh in the one-off Test in Chittagong on Sunday. The visitors — playing only their third Test ever — reduced Bangladesh to 136-6 before rain forced early stumps on...


Monday, 09 September 2019 | Agencies

Brathwaite reported for action Dubai: West Indies batsman Kraigg Brathwaite has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during the second Test against India in Kingston that ended last Monday. According to a media release issued by ICC, the match officials report, which was handed over to the West Indies...

Monza is red

Monday, 09 September 2019 | AFP | Monza

Charles Leclerc secured Ferrari’s first victory at their home Italian Grand Prix since 2010 on Sunday when he resisted race-long pressure from both Mercedes rivals to claim his second successive Formula One triumph. The 21-year-old Monegasque, who dedicated his maiden win last Sunday to the memory of his late friend Anthoine...

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