Sharan

  • SP MP from Kaiserganj resigns from Lok Sabha, likely to join BJP 07-03-2014 08:00 PM

    Samajwadi Party MP from KaiserganjBrijbhushan Sharan Singh, who is all set to join BJP, resignedfrom Lok Sabha on Friday. In his letter to Speaker Meira Kumar, Singh said that hehad contested 15th Lok Sabha elections on SP ticket "but theparty has diverted from development agenda and failed tomaintain communal harmony...
  • Divij, Raja reach final of Kyoto Challenger 07-03-2014 01:08 PM

    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...
  • Yuki, Bhupathi advance; Divij ousted from Australian Open 15-01-2014 03:18 PM

    Melbourne: Yuki Bhambri and his New Zealand partner Michael Venus recorded a straight-set win on their Grand Slam debut but Divij Sharan's Australian Open campaign ended in the first round, here on Wednesday. The 21-year-old Yuki and his Kiwi partner defeated Spaniards Roberto Bautista Agut and Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-2, 7-5...
  • Sharan's next titled 'Adyaksha' 21-11-2013 05:38 PM

    New Delhi: Actor-comedian 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...
  • Richest Congress nominee Tribhuneshwar Singh ready to fight for Ambikapur again 17-11-2013 06:46 PM

    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...
  • Sanam Singh, Divij Sharan-Purav Raja bow of their Challenger events 09-11-2013 03:43 PM

    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 3-6, 3-6 to his Canadian rival in the quarter-finals of the USD 50,000 hard court event. Sanam had...
  • Divij-Raja in quarters of Ortisei Challenger event 05-11-2013 07:11 PM

    New Delhi: Divij Sharan and Purav Raja scored an easy straight sets win over David Kostner and Patric Prinoth to move to the doubles quarter-finals of the ATP Challenger event in Ortisei, Italy. The top-seeded Indian pair beat the local pair 6-1 6-3 in the first round of the euro...
  • Yuki wins, Divij-Raja bow out in ATP Challengers 29-10-2013 01:38 PM

    New Delhi: Yuki Bhambri advanced to the singles quarter-finals 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 6-2 and was leading the second 1-0 when the Australian qualifier conceded the...
  • Why did you write nasty things, Taliban asked Indian author Sushmita Banerjee before killing her 08-09-2013 09:28 AM

    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...
  • Mamata government seeks bringing back of Sushmita's remains 08-09-2013 08:54 AM

    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...
  • In touch with Afghanistan over Indian author's murder, says Salman Khurhsid 06-09-2013 03:31 PM

    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,"...
  • US Open performance is a confidence booster: Divij Sharan 03-09-2013 05:38 PM

    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 03-09-2013 11:40 AM

    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....
  • All-win day for Indians at US Open doubles 01-09-2013 12:59 PM

    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...
  • Poonch LoC killings: Martyrs' bodies to be taken home today 07-08-2013 07:53 AM

    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 21-07-2013 06:51 PM

    Colombia: The fast rising Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja clinched its first ever ATP tour level title with a hard-fought win over Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Igor Sijsling in the summit clash of the Claro Open. The fourth seeded Indians defeated the second-seed French-Dutch combination 7-6(4), 7-6(3) in...
  • Amritraj crashes out; Divij records 1st ATP Tour win 11-07-2013 10:33 AM

    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...
  • Representing India in Grand Slam is special: Divij, Raja 20-06-2013 05:36 PM

    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...
  • Divij, Raja qualify for Wimbledon doubles main draw 19-06-2013 08:54 PM

    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, left-handed Divij and Purav received a walkover from their second round opponents, Andreas Haider-Maurer from...
  • The Last Word: Remembering Justice JS Verma 23-04-2013 09:50 PM

    Justice JS Verma, one of India's most highly regarded chief justices, died at the age of 80 on Monday. ...
  • Yuki Bhambri stuns Tursunov at Seoul Challenger 23-10-2012 07:41 PM

    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 6-4 7-6 (5) hard-fought win over formidable Russian opponent, who was once...
  • Kannada Review: 'Murali Meets Meera' is sincere 23-04-2011 05:10 PM

    Film: "Murali Meets Meera"; Cast: Prajwal, Reema Worah, Harshika Poonachcha, Sharan and others; Producer: Yogish Hunasur; Story-Direction: Mahesh Rao; Dialogues: Shankar Billemane, Mahesh Rao; Music: Abhiman Roy; Camera: Jai Anand; Rating: *** "Murali Meets Meera" takes you through the happy and tumultuous times of two major characters Murali and Meera...
  • 'Sihi Gaali' is boring 26-03-2010 05:03 PM

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  • Zindagi Live: Passengers of IC 814 talk about hijack drama 28-12-2009 02:32 PM

    The pilot and passengers remember their 7 days of trauma. ...
  • Political direction needed to go to IAEA: Saran 02-07-2008 07:44 PM

    India take on South Africa in their last Super Eight match of World Twenty20. ...
  • 'Killer' feels cleansed after meeting Priyanka 16-04-2008 03:35 PM

    Perth: Moises Henriques scored 70 runs and Brett Lee returned 2-21 after dismissing Herschelle Gibbs with the first ball of the match as the Sydney Sixers beat Perth Scorchers by seven wickets on Saturday to win the first edition of Australia's expanded Twenty20 Big Bash League. Lee took two wickets...
  • Baby Lakshmi on fast-track to recovery 13-11-2007 08:13 PM

    Dhaka: Abdur Razzak and Shafiul Islam claimed four wickets each to help Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 65 runs on Monday in their third one-day international. Zimbabwe was dismissed for 181 in 48.1 overs as it chased Bangladesh's 246-7 at Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla National stadium. Bangladesh now leads the five-game series 2-1....
  • Saving Lakshmi: Doctor recalls miracle surgery 09-11-2007 12:07 AM

    Chennai: City police on Friday said they were awaiting some crucial documents from the BCCI for taking their investigation to the next level in the Rs 470 crore misappropriation case against suspended Indian Premier League chief Lalit Modi. We have asked for two-three more crucial documents. They (BCCI) have promised...
  • Chat Now: With Dr Patil on Lakshmi's surgery 08-11-2007 08:58 AM

    Mohali: A 23-member inspection team from the International Cricket Council (ICC) visited the Punjab Cricket Association stadium here on Wednesday and took stock of the arrangements made for hosting three World Cup matches in March 2011. The inspection team held separate meetings with PCA officials, pitch curator and ground staff,...