SATISH KUMAR

  • Asian Games 2014, Day 13: Double delight with men's hockey and women's relay gold October 2, 2014

    Indian hockey gave the world a timely reminder on Thursday to not count them out yet as the men from the land of hockey beat Pakistan in nervy penalty shootout to win the Asian Games gold after 16 years. And minutes later the women's 4x400m relay team delivered the ninth...
  • Asian Games: Boxer Satish Kumar settles for bronze after losing semi-final bout October 2, 2014

    Satish Kumar settled for bronze medal in Men's Super Heavy (+91kg) Semifinal after losing his bout to Ivan Dychko of Kazakhstan. The 25-year-old came second best fighting against the Olympic medalist and world champion Dychko who used his tall frame to fullest. However, Satish ensured Indian male boxers do not...
  • Asian Games boxing: Satish in semifinal, Thapa bows out September 30, 2014

    Incheon: Boxer Satish Kumar on Tuesday reached the semifinals, assuring India a medal in the superheavy weight category (+91kg), after winning his quarterfinal bout in the 17th Asian Games at the Seonhak Gymnasium here. He beat Jordan's Hussein Eishaish 2-1 by a split decision. He got a cumulative 28-29 verdict from Uzbekistan's...
  • World Boxing Championships: Vikash, Sumit, Satish in quarters October 22, 2013

    Almaty, (Kazakhstan): Indian boxers continued to touch new highs at the World Championships here as three of them entered the quarterfinals on an allwin day to take the total number to an unprecedented five. Vikash Malik (60kg), Sumit Sangwan (81kg) and Satish Kumar (+91kg) joined Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Manoj Kumar...
  • Satish Singh conducts classes to break conventional gender barriers June 12, 2013

    New Delhi: An organisation called Forum to Engage Men conducts gender sensitization classes across rural India. Harish is a changed man today. For him, the phrase "man of the house" means something altogether different now. Not only does he help his wife with all chores around the house, he...
  • It's tough to find buyers for indie films: Lakshmy September 26, 2012

    Veteran Tamil actress Lakshmy Ramakrishnan has moved to direction with 'Aarohanam', a low budget film about a freespirited woman that was loved by critics but is yet to reach the big screen. That it was made in just Rs 33.5 lakh actually worked against the film, she says. "We completed 'Aarohanam'...
  • Prisoner who missed jail killed one to get back June 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Spurned by friends and relatives after his release following 15 years of incarceration for a murder, a man thought "the best place for him was jail" and committed another murder to earn another life term. The ironical realisation dawned upon 60yearold Satish Kumar of West Delhi within six...
  • UP: DIG who advocated honour killing transferred May 10, 2012

    Lucknow: Saharanpur range DIG Satish Kumar Mathur, who had on Wednesday sparked a controversy by advocating honour killing, was transferred by the authorities on Thursday. This came hours after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said he would take action against Mathur if the police officer had supported honour killing. "If...
  • Honour killing: UP CM to act against DIG May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after Saharanpur range DIG Satish Kumar Mathur sparked a controversy by advocating honour killing, the Uttar Pradesh government has promised action. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said he would take action against Mathur if the police officer had supported honour killing. "If that is the statement then that...
  • Looking into DIG advocating honour killings: Police May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order, Crime) Jagmohan Yadav said on Wednesday that he would look into the statements made by Saharanpur Range DIG Satish Kumar Mathur justifying honour killing. Yadav said that he had already spoken to Mathur once and will speak to...
  • If my sister runs away, I will kill her: UP DIG May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: A topranking police official in Uttar Pradesh has sparked a controversy by openly advocating honour killings. The official in question is Satish Kumar Mathur, the DIG of Saharanpur Range. Mathur was caught on camera saying that if his own sister ever eloped he would kill her or commit...