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  • Asian Games Hockey: India thrash Oman 7-0 8 minutes ago

    Incheon: Despite drag-flick specialist VR Raghunath missing as many as eight penalty corners and Rupinderpal Singh sustaining a serious thigh injury, India managed a 7-0 victory over minnows Oman in the men's hockey event at the Asian Games, here on Tuesday. For India, Rupinderpal (18th, 19th min) successfully converted two penalty...
  • Asian Games 2014: India suffer defeat in men's and women's Sepaktakraw 2 hours 0 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian men's team went down fighting 1-2 to Japan, while their women counterparts were blanked 0-3 by Myanmar in the preliminary round of the Sepaktakraw event of the 17th Asian Games on Tuesday. The Indian men had grabbed an impressive lead after the first regu but they found the going...
  • In pics: Asian Games 2014, Day 4 2 hours 4 minutes ago

    Abhinav Bindra won his first Asian Games individual medal, a bronze in the 10 metre air rifle event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range. The 2008 Olympic champion Bindra recorded a final score of 187.1 to take the third position.Abhinav Bindra with other shooters during the 10m air rifle man's qualification event at the Ongnyeon International shooting range.Beijing Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra fired India to the men's team bronze in the 10m air rifle event. The Indian team was comprised of Bindra, Ravi Kumar and Sanjeev Rajput which tallied 1863 to finish third behind gold medal winners China 1886.4 and South Korea (silver) at 1867.6.
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men fail to qualify for swimming finals 2 hours 5 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian men failed to qualify for the finals of two Asian Games swimming events they participated in at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center here on Tuesday. Sajan Prakash and Saurabh Sangvekar finished fourth and seventh respectively in their men's 400 metre freestyle heats while Anshul Kothari was sixth in...
  • I will re-assess my level before taking a call on World Cup participation: Abhinav Bindra 2 hours 39 minutes ago

    Incheon: After capping off his remarkable career as a full-time marksman by winning two bronze at the Asian Games here on Tuesday, India's lone individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra said he will only be a "hobby shooter" from now on. Having broken the Asiad jinx with a bronze in the...
  • 'Have to finish cooking before 9 pm, can't miss today's fight!' 12 things every Bigg Boss fan will say over the next three months 3 hours 1 minutes ago

    It is that time of the year again when everyone in the house will be fighting for the TV remote at 9 p.m. In the ugly fight that ensues, a Bigg Boss will usually emerge victorious and get to keep the remote for the next couple of hours, ad breaks...
  • Geethu Mohandas' 'Liar's Dice' is India's official entry to the Oscars 3 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: National Award winning Hindi film "Liar's Dice", starring acclaimed actors Geetanjali Thapa and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has been zeroed in on as India's entry for the best foreign film category at the 87th Academy Awards. The film has been chosen by a 12-member jury appointed by the Film Federation of...
  • Asian Games Cycling: Deborah, Vargheese finish ninth and tenth in women's sprint 3 hours 5 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian cyclists continued to struggle in the Asian Games as Deborah and K Vargheese finished 9th & 10th respectively in women's sprint qualifying at the Incheon International Velodrome on Tuesday. Deborah and Vargheese clocked 12.118 and 12.897 with an average speed of 59.415 and 55.826 respectively to occupy the last...
  • Asian Games 2014: India lose to Philippines in basketball pre-round 3 hours 8 minutes ago

    Incheon: After topping their group in the qualifiers, India had a disappointing outing in the opening game of the preliminary round as they went down against Philippines 76-85 in the ongoing Asian Games basketball competition here on Tuesday. The Amritpal Singh-led side struggled from the start against a clinical Philippines, trailing...
  • Asian Games: Saurav Ghosal gives India first ever silver in squash 3 hours 30 minutes ago

    India's Saurav Ghosal threw away a two games lead and a match point as well to settle for a silver medal in the Men's Singles Squash competition. ...
  • Asian Games: Abhinav Bindra ends on a high with a bronze 3 hours 49 minutes ago

    Bindra claimed his first Asian Games individual medal by winning the bronze in the men's 10 metre air rifle event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range. ...
  • India International Bullion Summit to be held in Mumbai 3 hours 57 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The second edition of India International Bullion Summit (IIBS) will be organised by the India Bullion and Jewellers Association on October 4-5. To commemorate its 66th foundation day, India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd (IBJA), the apex body of bullion and jewellery associations in the country, will host the...
  • Saurav Ghosal gives India maiden silver in Asian Games squash 4 hours 49 minutes ago

    Incheon: It was a case of so near yet so far for Saurav Ghosal as the top seed had to be content with silver medal in squash - India's maiden in the discipline - at the Asian Games on Tuesday. He was shocked by world No.16 Abdullah Al Muzayen of Kuwait...
  • Would you like to have tea in a cemetery and drinks in a space shuttle? 10 of the most unusual restaurants and bars in India 5 hours 1 minutes ago

    Where would you like to sit - over the coffin or the wooden chairs? This isn't a question you would want to hear or answer when you enter a restaurant. The New Lucky Restaurant in Ahmedabad will leave you a little shaken. It allows you to enjoy a cup of...
  • Asian Games 2014 Live, Day 4: Unlucky Saurav Ghosal settles for silver 36 minutes ago

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India won just two bronze medals on the second day, but were assured of at least a silver by squash star Saurav Ghosal and two more bronze in Wushu. On day four, shooters are expected to once again rule India's medals...
  • CIL scouting for locations for Rs 7,000 cr solar projects 18 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Stateowned Coal India (CIL) is in the process of identifying places for setting up of solar projects worth Rs 7,000 crore. "Coal India is in the process of identifying places for setting up the solar projects," a source said. "The directions for the same were given to the...
  • Asian Games 2014: Are Indian shooters fatigued? 19 hours 10 minutes ago

    India's ace shooter Ronjan Sodhi feels that the Indian contingent at the Asian Games is a bit young and inexperienced and that could be a reason behind their lack of individual medals. ...
  • Happy to replace Nadal with Federer: Mahesh Bhupathi 19 hours 17 minutes ago

    Tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi said Roger Federer's inclusion in the Indian franchise of the IPTL is a big bonanza for all the Indian fans. ...
  • Football can be big in India through ISL: Marco Materazzi 19 hours 22 minutes ago

    Chennai: Set to start his stint as managercumplayer of Chennaiyin FC, Italian World Cup winner Marco Materazzi on Monday promised to do his best to raise the profile of the game in the country through the Indian Super League which kicks off next month. Materazzi, a marquee playercummanager, said he would...
  • Somdev Devvarman to face Andy Murray in Shenzen Open 2nd round 19 hours 42 minutes ago

    Shenzen: India's singles star Somdev Devvarman set up a second round clash with twotime Grand Slam winner Andy Murray after battling past Chinese wild card Xin Gao in the ATP Shenzen Open, on Monday. The Indian, who skipped Asian Games to salvage his season, fought past the Chinese 63 46 64...
  • Pilots to be empowered to deal with tipsy air travellers 20 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Tipsy air travellers, beware! Laws are being tightened to empower crew members to restrain anyone from creating ruckus inside an aircraft or even at the airport before boarding a flight. A new rule has been drafted by aviation regulator DGCA formally empowering the pilotincommand of...
  • States asked to gear up for cleanliness campaign from September 25 21 hours 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Centre has asked all states to gear up for an intensive national cleanliness campaign from September 25 to achieve the goal of 'Swachh Bharat' or Clean India by 2019, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth has sent a letter to state chief...
  • Things are changing in China: Dalai Lama 21 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping's open admission of Tibet playing a key role in China's culture is reflective of the change in the country's attitude, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said here on Monday. "Recently, President Xi Jinping in Paris publicly expressed the position that Buddhists have a very...
  • Manoj Tiwary to lead India A against West Indies 21 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Manoj Tiwary will lead the India A team against West Indies in the two limited overs warmup ties to be played in Mumbai ahead of the fivematch ODI series, which begins in Kochi on October 8. Tiwary had earlier led India A in the two firstclass matches against Australia...
  • Manoj Tiwary to lead India A against West Indies 21 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Manoj Tiwary will lead the India A team against West Indies in the two limited overs warmup ties to be played in Mumbai ahead of the fivematch ODI series, which begins in Kochi on October 8. Tiwary had earlier led India A in the two firstclass matches against Australia...
  • Tenmember Table Tennis squad leaves for Asian Games challenge 21 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A 10member table tennis squad, spearheaded by the most experienced Sharath Kamal, left on Monday for Incheon to take part in the ongoing Asian Games. The table tennis events at the Games begin from September 27 and continue until October 4. The team members, preparing at the NIS Patiala,...
  • Asian Games: Indian women beat Thailand 30 in hockey opener 22 hours 14 minutes ago

    Incheon: India's women hockey started their Asian Games campaign with a 30 win over Thailand at Soenhak Hockey Stadium on Monday. Poonam Rani, Vandana Katariya and vicecaptain Deepika converted a penalty corner each to ensure a winning start to India's campaign. Opening the first half with great attack coming in from both...
  • Asian Games: Narender Grewal, Sanathoi Devi assure Wushu bronze medals for India 21 hours 34 minutes ago

    Incheon: Wushu player Thoudam Sanathoi Devi on Monday assured herself of at least a bronze in women's Sanda 52kg category after storming into the semifinals on the third day of competitions at the Asian Games. Sanathoi beat Amgalanjargal Sangidorj of Mongolia in a 20 'Win By Round' (WBR) verdict in a...
  • PM Narendra Modi at New York's Madison Square 23 hours 28 minutes ago

    New York: House full, that's what you will find out, if you were to make an attempt to book yourself an audience with PM Narendra Modi in New York. The venue, Madison Square Park, which has hosted some of the biggest global names, politicians, thinkers and musicians will be hosting...
  • Indian men bow out of Asian Games football Yesterday

    Incheon: India U23 men's campaign in Asian Games football ended on Monday as they went down 02 to a superior Jordan side in the final Group G encounter at the Munhak Stadium. India earlier lost their opening encounter to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 05. Jordan, who fielded their U21 side...