Alok Kumar

  • Alok Kumar, Shandilya lose in world billiards 30-10-2013 07:14 PM

    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,...
  • Kumar, Shandilya enters sem-finals at World Billiards C'ship 29-10-2013 11:36 PM

    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...
  • Alok Kumar settles for silver at World Billiards 26-10-2013 06:49 PM

    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,...
  • Rupesh Shah crowned Asian billiards champion 08-04-2013 09:17 AM

    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...
  • UP official creates website to fight petty corruption 08-11-2012 02:29 PM

    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...