Javelin

  • Delhi: 11-year-old boy hit by javelin succumbes to his injuries today 14-10-2013 07:41 PM

    New Delhi: An 11-year-old student, who was hit by a javelin, succumbed to his injuries on Monday. The boy was battling for life at AIIMS Trauma Centre after a javelin, thrown by a senior student during a practice session, pierced his skull at a school playground in CR Park area...
  • Delhi: Condition of student hit by javelin is critical, says his father 03-10-2013 10:37 AM

    The student was critically injured when a javelin thrown by a senior student hit him on his head. ...
  • 11-year-old hit by javelin admitted to ICU 02-10-2013 10:41 PM

    An 11-year-old student was critically injured when a javelin thrown by a senior student hit him on his head, police said on Wednesday. According to the police, Roshan Lama, a standard VI student of Sarvodaya Government School in C R Park area of South Delhi was roaming with his friends...
  • India Positive: Stories of courage, creativity and compassion 31-08-2013 04:03 PM

    A music scholar from Bangalore is attempting to create a national sound archive of the country. The voice of Gauhar Jaan, the prima donna of India's classical music and the first musician to record commercially for the Gramophone company back in 1902 in Calcutta, was nearly lost, until Vikram Sampath...
  • Paralympic athlete Devendra Jhajharia: A story of grit, determination 27-08-2013 09:55 AM

    Jaipur: Paralympic athlete Devendra Jhajharia fought against all odds and overcame his physical challenges to win the gold in javelin at the Athletics World Championships. Jhajharia was 8-year-old when he lost his one arm after being accidentally electrocuted. Later, he was mocked by other kids in the village, who called...
  • Christina Obergfoell wins women's javelin in Moscow 18-08-2013 06:38 PM

    Moscow: Christina Obergfoell of Germany won her first major javelin title at 31, beating Kimberley Mickle of Australia to clinch the World Championships gold medal on Sunday. Defending champion Maria Abakumova of Russia took bronze. Obergfoell threw 69.05 meters on her second attempt, while Mickle settled for second with a...
  • Czech Republic's Vitezslav Vesely wins men's javelin in Moscow 17-08-2013 11:03 PM

    Moscow: Vitezslav Vesely of the Czech Republic won the men's javelin at the world championships on Saturday with a throw of 87.17 metres, edging 2007 champion Tero Pitkamaki of Finland by 10 centimetres. Dmitri Tarabin of Russia took bronze on his last throw with a mark of 86.23. He pushed...
  • News briefs: Jaipur-based VSM files FIR against NCERT for distorting facts 01-08-2013 11:11 PM

    The Jaipur-based Vipra Swabhiman Mahasangh (VSM) has filed a police complaint against National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) for allegedly misrepresenting historical facts in its Class 12 textbooks. The Mahasangh alleges that the distorted facts in the history textbooks are derogatory to a certain community. The FIR mentions...
  • Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia gives India historic gold 22-07-2013 05:15 PM

    New Delhi: Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia scripted history for India as he gave the country its maiden gold medal in the World Paralympic Championships in the javelin throw (F-47 category) in Lyon, France. According to information received here, the 32-year-old Devendra, whose left arm was amputated after an accident, won the...
  • Olympian Tessa Sanderson gives a thumbs up to Delhi 23-10-2009 03:35 PM

    Tessa recollected the surge in national pride after Olympic win, anthem. ...