Alok Kumar

  • Sourav Kothari wins Asian Billiards title June 13, 2014

    Reigning national champion Sourav Kothari pocketed his maiden Asian Billiards Championship title after getting past compatriot Alok Kumar 6-3 in the finals on Friday. Sourav, 29, started off well to gain a 3-0 lead. Alok was lucky to win the fourth game but Sourav had no interest in giving any loose...
  • After May 16 Modi will have to find a place to hide: RJD leader May 3, 2014

    Dalsingh Sarai: Facing a familiar foe, Rashtriya Janata Dal Ujiarpur candidate Alok Kumar Mehta sounded confident of avenging his narrow loss in the 2009 elections to Janata Dal United sitting MP Ashwamedh Devi this time. Alok Kumar Mehta addressed an impressive rally with RJD chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti,...
  • Alok Kumar, Shandilya lose in world billiards October 30, 2013

    Leeds: Indian challenge in the points format World professional billiards championship ended as both national champion Alok Kumar and Ashok Shandilya lost their respective semi-final matches here. Alok Kumar, finalist in the 150-up format last week, squandered a handy lead to allow Singapore's Peter Gilchrist scramble to a 1250-916 win, while...
  • Kumar, Shandilya enters sem-finals at World Billiards C'ship October 29, 2013

    Leeds: India's Alok Kumar and Ashok Shandilya entered the 'Long up' format semi-finals of the World Billiards Championship, on Tuesday. Point Format finalist Kumar defeated Nalin Patel of England 1000-490 while Shandilya got the better off compatriot Sourav Kothari 1000-989 in a close finish. From the traditional time format, this year championship...
  • Alok Kumar settles for silver at World Billiards October 26, 2013

    Leeds: Indian cueist Alok Kumar could not add the World Billiards Trophy to his cabinet as he lost in the final to local favourite David Causier to settle for the silver medal at the mega-event here. Alok, a former Asian champion, lost 6-1 -- 150 (123)-06, 150 (114)-11, 150 (64)-81, 150...
  • Rupesh Shah crowned Asian billiards champion April 8, 2013

    Indore: Reigning world champion Rupesh Shah added another feather to his cap by clinching the 12th Asian Billiards Championship beating compatriot Alok Kumar in a fiercely fought final here on Sunday. After winning the lag, Kumar asked Shah to start with white but went on to lose the first game in...
  • 'Bihar DGP to act against Saran DIG in bribe case' January 21, 2013

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has asked Director General of Police Abhayanand to take the strictest possible action against senior Indian Police (IPS) officer and Saran Range DIG Alok Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 10 crore bribe from a liquor merchant and threatening to falsely implicate him if he...
  • UP official creates website to fight petty corruption November 8, 2012

    New Delhi: If you're living in small-town UP (or for that matter, small-town anywhere in India), what is your experience of getting any government document from the local body? Let's say, a birth/death certificate, or applying for old-age pension? In a typical case, you may have to stand in a...