SHARAN

  • Asian Games Tennis: Sanam-Saketh reach doubles final, Yuki-Divij settle for bronze September 28, 2014

    Incheon: Indian men's doubles pair of Sanam Singh and Saketh Myneni assured India of atleast a silver medal in tennis while Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan missed out on a golden opportunity to make it 1-2 for the country blowing away two match points en route settling for a bronze. Sanam,...
  • BJP MLA wants to forgo monthly emolument for 'social cause' July 15, 2014

    A BJP MLA from Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh has announced that he would not draw monthly salary and wages from the state exchequer. In a letter to the Speaker of Legislative Assembly, Sita Sharan Sharma, the legislator Chetanya Kumar Kashyap said that he did not want to draw the emolument since...
  • MP Assembly pays tributes to Munde, others June 30, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Monday paid tributes to leaders and eminent persons who recently died including former Union Minister Gopinath Munde, former Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker S Mallikarjunaiah and noted author Khushwant Singh. After paying the tributes, the House was adjourned for the day. Soon after the House assembled on the...
  • Divij SharanYen Lu, Purav RajaMarcelo Demoliner pairs exit from Wimbledon June 25, 2014

    London: Divij Sharan and YenHsun Lu blew away a fabulous start while Purav Raja and Marcelo Demoliner went down fighting to crash out of the men's doubles event of the Wimbledon Championships on Wednesday. Lefthanded Divij and his Chinese Taipei partner Lu squandered a comfortable twoset lead to lose 62, 62,...
  • Karnataka government mulling setting up of medical services corporation June 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka Government is planning to set up "Karnataka Medical Services Corporation Limited" to ensure centralised tendering and purchase of drugs, Medical Education Minister Sharan Prakash R Patil said on Wednesday. "We are planning to set up KMSCL on the lines of Tamil Nadu Medical Services Corporation Limited to ensure...
  • SP MP from Kaiserganj resigns from Lok Sabha, likely to join BJP March 7, 2014

    Samajwadi Party MP from Kaiserganj Brijbhushan Sharan Singh, who is all set to join BJP, resigned from Lok Sabha on Friday. In his letter to Speaker Meira Kumar, Singh said that he had contested 15th Lok Sabha elections on SP ticket "but the party has diverted from development agenda and failed to maintain communal harmony after...
  • Divij, Raja reach final of Kyoto Challenger March 7, 2014

    Kyoto: The top seeded Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja reached their first final of the season together after overcoming a fighting combo of Toshihide Matsui and Danai Udomchoke in straight sets in the ATP Kyoto Challenger event on Friday . The Indians prevailed 7-6 (4) 7-5 over the...
  • Yuki, Bhupathi advance; Divij ousted from Australian Open January 15, 2014

    Melbourne: Yuki Bhambri and his New Zealand partner Michael Venus recorded a straightset win on their Grand Slam debut but Divij Sharan's Australian Open campaign ended in the first round, here on Wednesday. The 21yearold Yuki and his Kiwi partner defeated Spaniards Roberto Bautista Agut and Daniel GimenoTraver 62, 75 in...
  • Sharan's next titled 'Adyaksha' November 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Actorcomedian Sharan, who is currently busy with the remake of Tamil hit 'Varutha Padatha Valibar Sangam' (VVS) in Kannada, would soon be naming the film as 'Adyaksha'. Sharan, whose film 'Rambo' and 'Victory' did well at the Box Office, is expected to score a hattrick with another comedy film....
  • Richest Congress nominee Tribhuneshwar Singh ready to fight for Ambikapur again November 17, 2013

    Chhattisgarh's richest Congress candidate and a royal family heir, Tribhuneshwar Sharan Singh Dev is going from home to home campaigning for the second phase of upcoming Assembly polls scheduled on Tuesday. Popularly known as 'TS Baba', Dev has been spending most of his time outside his luxurious palace, campaigning for the...
  • Sanam Singh, Divij SharanPurav Raja bow of their Challenger events November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Sanam Singh lost to Peter Polanski for the second time in two months and crashed out of the ATP Knoxville Challenger event in the United States. The diminutive Indian lost 36, 36 to his Canadian rival in the quarterfinals of the USD 50,000 hard court event. Sanam had lost to...
  • DivijRaja in quarters of Ortisei Challenger event November 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Divij Sharan and Purav Raja scored an easy straight sets win over David Kostner and Patric Prinoth to move to the doubles quarterfinals of the ATP Challenger event in Ortisei, Italy. The topseeded Indian pair beat the local pair 61 63 in the first round of the euro 64,000...
  • Yuki wins, DivijRaja bow out in ATP Challengers October 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Yuki Bhambri advanced to the singles quarterfinals of the ATP Challenger event in Taralgon, Australia after his opponent Brendon Moore retired in second set of the first round match. Yuki had won the first set 62 and was leading the second 10 when the Australian qualifier conceded the match...
  • Why did you write nasty things, Taliban asked Indian author Sushmita Banerjee before killing her September 8, 2013

    The terrorists who barged into the Afghan home of Indian author Sushmita Banerjee and later shot her asked her why she wrote nasty things about them, the victim's in-laws told her Kolkata-based relatives on Saturday. The slain author's younger brother Gopal Banerjee said her body was buried on Thursday morning as...
  • Mamata government seeks bringing back of Sushmita's remains September 8, 2013

    Describing the killing of Indian author Sushmita Banerjee in Afghanistan as "condemnable" and "unfortunate", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her government has asked the central government to bring her body back to Kolkata. "I am shocked at her death. The incident is condemnable, unfortunate. We have given...
  • In touch with Afghanistan over Indian author's murder, says Salman Khurhsid September 6, 2013

    India is in touch with Afghanistan over the killing of Indian author Sushmita Banerjee by suspected Taliban militants in that country, Minister of External Affairs Salman Khurshid said on Friday. "We are already in touch and contact. We support the efforts being made in Afghanistan to consolidate democracy and inclusion," Khurshid...
  • US Open performance is a confidence booster: Divij Sharan September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Divij Sharan is content that he could make an impression at the US Open by making the pre-quarterfinals with new partner Yen-Hsun Lu and says that the "great" experience of competing in a Grand Slam has boosted his confidence. The left-handed Delhi boy and Taipei's Lu joined hands...
  • Divij Sharan bows out of US Open September 3, 2013

    New York: Divij Sharan's US Open came to an end after the Indian and his Chinese Taipei partner Yen-Hsun Lu went down fighting to Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Jean-Julien Rojer in the men's doubles third round here. Sharan and Lu lost 6-7 (6) 6-3 3-6 to the fifth seeded Pakistani-Dutch combination. Qureshi...
  • All-win day for Indians at US Open doubles September 1, 2013

    New York: Indian tennis players enjoyed an all-win day at the US Open as three of them reached the men's doubles third round with their respective partners, while Sania Mirza entered the women's doubles pre-quarters here. Sania and her Chinese partner Jie Zheng, who are seeded 10th, defeated the unseeded Hungarian-American...
  • Poonch LoC killings: Martyrs' bodies to be taken home today August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The killings of five Indian soldiers along the Line of Control in Poonch has enraged the entire country. The bodies of the martyrs will be taken to their native states on Wednesday. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced a state funeral for the slain soldiers from Bihar...
  • Divij Sharan, Purav Raja win first ATP tour title in Bogota July 21, 2013

    Colombia: The fast rising Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja clinched its first ever ATP tour level title with a hardfought win over Edouard RogerVasselin and Igor Sijsling in the summit clash of the Claro Open. The fourth seeded Indians defeated the secondseed FrenchDutch combination 76(4), 76(3) in the...
  • Amritraj crashes out; Divij records 1st ATP Tour win July 11, 2013

    Newport: Divij Sharan recorded his first ever ATP Tour level win when he along with partner Ivo Karlovic saved five match points to advance to the second round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships even as Prakash Amritraj crashed out of the singles event. Divij, who made his Grand Slam...
  • Representing India in Grand Slam is special: Divij, Raja June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: From plying their trade on the ATP Challenger Tour in the last few months to reaching a Grand Slam, it has been a rewarding journey for Divij Sharan and Purav Raja and the duo Thursday said they won't be easy meat for big teams at Wimbledon. Divij and Raja...
  • Divij, Raja qualify for Wimbledon doubles main draw June 19, 2013

    London: Divij Sharan and Purav Raja will make their first ever appearance at a Grand Slam as the Indian duo on Wednesday qualified for the Wimbledon men's doubles event. Seeded fourth in the qualifying event, lefthanded Divij and Purav received a walkover from their second round opponents, Andreas HaiderMaurer from Austria...
  • The Last Word: Remembering Justice JS Verma April 23, 2013

    Justice JS Verma, one of India's most highly regarded chief justices, died at the age of 80 on Monday. ...
  • Divij Sharan-Purav Raja win their first ATP Challenger title March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Divij Sharan and Purav Raja Saturday won their first ATP Challenger title of the season after overcoming the fighting Australian pair of Chris Guccione and Matt Reid in the final of the Shimadzu All Japan Tennis Championships in Kyoto. Playing their third overall final together, the Indians recorded a...
  • Yuki Bhambri stuns Tursunov at Seoul Challenger October 23, 2012

    Seoul: Yuki Bhambri shocked third seed Dmitry Tursunov to progress to the second round of the ATP Challenger event but his doubles partner Divij Sharan went down fighting against sixth seed Yuichi Sugita on Monday. Yuki recorded a 64 76 (5) hardfought win over formidable Russian opponent, who was once a...
  • YukiDivij pair make shock exit from Nanjing event October 18, 2012

    Nanjing (China): The topseeded Indian pair of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan crashed out of the men's doubles event of the AsiaPacific Australian Open wild card playoff tournament after suffering an upset straight set defeat, here on Thursday. Yuki and lefthanded Divij lost 67, 46 to local pair of MaoXin Gong...
  • Kannada Review: 'Ondhu Kshanadalli' follows thin storyline October 7, 2012

    Dinesh Baboodirected 'Ondhu Kshanadalli' is another prototype film by the directorcumcinematographer, who has worked in over 100 films in different languages. Though he has directed many good quality films in Kannada, somehow he has been stuck up making films with shoestring budgets in limited locations. Generally, Dinesh Baboo's films will have...
  • I am not Gandhi, I am a mafia man: SP MP September 30, 2012

    New Delhi: "I am a mafia man. How can I be Gandhi? I have forty cases lodged against me." That is how a Samajwadi Party MP described himself on Saturday in front of mediapersons. Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh reportedly made the remark at a police station in Bahraich where he...