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  • Akhil Kumar's Asian Games campaign comes to an end 5 days ago

    Akhil, on a comeback trail after three years of injury-forced hibernation, was impressive to start with against Filipino Charly Suarez but eventually fell short in a thoroughly entertaining bout. ...
  • Asian Games Boxing: Thapa, Kuldeep in quarters; Akhil bows out 5 days ago

    Incheon: Continental champion Shiva Thapa (56kg) was barely tested as he advanced to the quarterfinals but it was curtains for comeback-man Akhil Kumar (60kg) after he lost an edge-of-the-seat last-16 bout on a bitter-sweet day for Indian boxing in the 17th Asian Games on Friday. Also advancing to the quarter-finals was...
  • 'Desi Kattey' review: The film is sordid and a painfully long affair 5 days ago

    Cast: Jay Bhanushali, Akhil Kapur, Ashutosh Rana, Tia Bajpai, Sasha Agha, Suniel Shetty, Murli Sharma Director: Anand Kumar Running time:: 2 hours 23 minutes Rating: 1/5 New Delhi: Director Anand Kumar's latest film 'Desi Kattey' hit the screens today. Starring television actor Jay Bhanushali and Vinod Khanna's nephew Akhil Kapur in leading roles, the...
  • Comeback-man Akhil Kumar makes a bright start to his Asian Games campaign 1 week ago

    Akhil, returning to international scene after a three-year absence due to injury, was dominant from the very start and effortlessly beat Lama. CNN-IBN panel of experts discusses his comeback win. ...
  • Asian Games: Akhil dominates, Shiva walks into 2nd round in boxing 1 week ago

    Incheon: Comeback-man Akhil Kumar (60kg) pummelled his Nepalese rival Purna Bahadur Lama before notching up a Technical Knockout triumph while Shiva Thapa (56kg) merely had to show up to enter the second round as Indian boxers began their Asian Games campaign on a winning note here on Wednesday. Shiva was the...
  • Asian Games: India start boxing campaign on Wednesday September 23, 2014

    Incheon: India start their Asian Games campaign in boxing on Wednesday as the pugilists aim to match or better the record of four years ago when they managed an impressive tally of nine medals, including two gold. India had finished second in the table behind hosts China, who won 10 medals,...
  • I have just one aim, an Asian Games gold for India: Akhil Kumar September 16, 2014

    After a string of injuries wreaked havoc in his career four years ago, boxer Akhil Kumar has staged a remarkable comeback by qualifying for the Asian Games at Incheon. The 33yearold boxer, a 2006 Commonwealth Games goldmedallist and 2008 Olympic quarterfinalist, was laid low by a string of injuries...
  • Asian Games: Boxing coach Akhil, pupil Mandeep ready for Incheon September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Ever heard of a teacher and a student appearing for the same exam? Well, come Asian Games, the boxing ring will present one such instance when the Indian duo of mentor Akhil Kumar and protege Mandeep Jangra fight it out for medals in their respective categories. At a time...
  • Mary Kom, Akhil Kumar back in boxing squad for Asian Games August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In a stunning reversal, Olympic bronze medallist and fivetime world champion M.C.Mary Kom defeated Pinki Jhangra, a Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, to make the 13member Indian boxing contingent for the Asian Games slated for Sep 19Oct 4 in the South Korean city of Incheon. It was Pinki, who had...
  • Jharkhand Chief Secretary complains of ill treatment from JMM MLA Akhil Akhtar June 24, 2014

    Jharkhand Chief Secretary Sajal Chakraborty on Tuesday accused JMM MLA Akhil Akhtar of using abusive language against him in presence of senior law officers at the secretariat while the legislator alleged the top officer asked him to "get out" of his chamber. "I have informed Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta and would...
  • Set up a dedicated body for protection of Himalayas: BJP June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Pressing for immediate steps to protect Himalayas especially after the Uttarakhand flash floods, BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday mooted setting up a dedicated, central body which would oversee development and ecological conservation works in the mountains. "The Himalayas are not a different entity for Uttarakhand, J&K,...
  • Vijender Singh, Akhil Kumar among 42 probables for CWG and Asian Games May 13, 2014

    Patiala: Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh and veteran Akhil Kumar made it to the 42member coregroup probables for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and Asian Games in Incheon. The selection trials were held at the NIS under the supervision of the AdHoc committee in presence of the selectors Mehtab Singh,...
  • Gujarat: Justice for 'dukhi pati' on poll promise list April 20, 2014

    Ahmedabad: There are promises galore for voters in Ahmedabad East constituency with fringe political parties and Independent candidates promising justice for "aggrieved husbands" and "lavish" lifestyle for the poor in their manifestos. Dashrath Devda, who runs an NGO 'Akhil Bhartiya Patni Atyachar Virodhi Sangh' and is an Independent candidate...
  • ABVP opposes liquor godown near school April 1, 2014

    The ABVP on Tuesday strongly opposed the East Singhbhum district administration's proposal to open a liquor godown in the premises of Krishi Bazar Samity in Parsudih and demanded abrogation of an agreement signed with the Jharkhand State Beverage Corporation in this regard. Amitabh Senapati, National Executive Committee member of Akhil Bharatiya...
  • KMSS President Akhil Gogoi arrested March 2, 2014

    Guwahati: Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) President and RTI activist Akhil Gogoi has been arrested by the Assam Police. Police made the arrest around Saturday midnight. Gogoi has been arrested under non-bailable sections after an FIR was filed by the father of a person who immolated himself in Guwahati. The FIR alleges...
  • Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad, police clash in Lucknow January 29, 2014

    Members of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad(ABVP) and police on Wednesday clashed with each other as cops allegedly batoncharged student activists when they were attempting to gherao the State Legislative Assembly in Lucknow to press for their demands. ABVP workers claimed that several of them were injured in the police action. The...
  • Fed up of government assurances, Jats threaten agitation if denied reservation January 14, 2014

    An organisation based in Uttar Pradesh fighting for reservation for the Jat community in government jobs has threatened to cut off water supply to Delhi in February if its demands are not met. President of Akhil Bharatiya Jaat Arakshan Samiti, based in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, Yashpal Malik said the Jats were...
  • Police lathi charge ABVP activists December 31, 2013

    The Madhya Pradesh Police on Monday lathicharged ABVPactivists protesting against an invitation extended as thechief guest to Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav by alocal university for its convocation ceremony in Jabalpur. "The activists are opposed to Rani DurgawatiUniversity's invitation to Yadav alleging that the name of hisOSD Dhanraj Yadav has...
  • Indian boxer Akhil Kumar back in the ring December 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Laid low by several injury breakdowns, former Commonwealth Games goldmedallist Indian boxer Akhil Kumar is all set to return to the ring with the All India Police Games starting on Monday in Ranchi, Jharkhand. The 32yearold, whose last major international event was the 2011 World Championships, is eyeing the...
  • HC asks state govt about steps taken to enforce Food Security November 29, 2013

    The Allahabad High Court has sought to know from the Uttar Pradesh government as to what steps it has taken to enforce the provisions of the National Food Security Act in the state. A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Dilip Gupta passed the order dated November 27...
  • Not doing a film with Trivikram: Akhil Akkineni November 5, 2013

    Chennai: Akhil, younger son of southern star Akkineni Nagarjuna, has rubbished rumours that he will make his cinematic debut with filmmaker Trivikram's movie. "Hey guys, couple of rumours going around that I'm going to be working with Trivikram for my first film. I love his work no doubt, but it isn't...
  • RSS to focus on social media to connect with teenagers October 27, 2013

    In a bid to connect with youth, especially those in urban areas, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is increasingly turning to the internet and social media even as it claims increased student participation as a result of these efforts. Youths are associating in large numbers with the organisation, which has opened 1,000...
  • Desi Kattey: A land where guns are a part of the civilisation October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Countryside stories are the latest flavour in the Hindi film industry. Every filmmakers is shifting focus towards the semiurban and rural areas in order to get fresh plots and twists. Anand Kumar, who last film 'Zila Ghaziabad' was also about raw, earthy criminals, is once again ready to...
  • DU, JNU to see student polls Friday September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Two prominent universities in the national capital, Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), will see polling for their respective students' unions Friday, Sep 13. The Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections will see a contest between the the two major groups, the National Students' Union of India (NSUI,...
  • Dinesh, two other boxers allege bias in World C'ship trials August 29, 2013

    Patiala: The selection of the Indian team for the World Boxing Championships has run into a controversy with three pugilists, including Arjuna awardee Dinesh Kumar, threatening to take the panel to court even as Olympian Akhil Kumar vowed to sue one of them for dragging his name into the furore. Dinesh...
  • Pune: FTII students to protest against ABVP attack August 26, 2013

    Pune: Film and Television Institute of India's students will protest on Monday in Pune against the recent attack on students by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) workers. The students were allegedly asked to say 'Jai Narendra Modi' to prove that they were not Naxalities. However, they were attacked after they...
  • GJAC asks people to hit the streets, threatens economic blockade August 19, 2013

    Darjeeling: In a change of strategy, the Gorkhaland Joint Action Committee (GJAC) on Sunday urged people in Darjeeling hills to hit the streets for four days beginning Tuesday, threatened an economic blockade and said it would petition Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other leaders to realise its demand. Two days after...
  • India U19 side storms into final of Trination series July 8, 2013

    Darwin: India sailed into the final of the Under19 Trination Series after a clinical allround display saw them post a comfortable sevenwicket win over Australia here on Monday. Opting to bowl, India restricted Australia to 191 for six in the allotted 50 overs, before chasing down the target in 45.4 overs. Aamir...
  • Protest ahead of Chinese premier Li Keqiang's India visit May 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Ahead of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India, about 50 people on Saturday held a protest in Delhi demanding suspension of talks with China. The protest was organised at Jantar Mantar by the Nationalists Forum of India and support by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad the...
  • Ship stranded for 5 months, no help extended: ABHRO May 19, 2013

    Amritsar: A ship, which had got struck along with its 39 crew members, for the last several months off the shores of Mumbai port, has not been provided with fuel, provisions or any means of safe exit by the owning company, a human rights organisation alleged on Saturday. "The ship,...