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  • Need to work more on patience level of players, says Paul Van Ass 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Insisting that "patience" is key to a side's success at international level, Indian men's hockey team's new chief coach Paul Van Ass today said he needs to work on this area to help increase the tolerance level of Sardar Singh and his men. Van Ass said although the patience...
  • Mandeep Singh recalled, Gurjinder Singh dropped from Indian hockey team 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Newly-appointed chief coach Paul van Ass on Wednesday recalled young strikers Mandeep Singh and Satbir singh in the 18-member Indian men's hockey team for the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia from April 5-12. Among the surprising omissions, defender-penalty corner specialist Gurjinder Singh and...
  • Focus on winning Olympic medal for Indian hockey: Paul van Ass March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: India has always been a difficult place to work for any foreign coach because of its culture and bureaucratic hurdles, but the new chief coach of the men's hockey team Paul van Ass on Wednesday said he has no other option but to adjust to the system. "It's different...
  • India's new hockey coach Paul van Ass takes charge March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The Netherlands' Paul van Ass on Monday resumed duties as Indian men's hockey team's chief coach as the eight-time Olympic champions underwent their first practice session under the Dutchman at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium. Van Ass officially joined his new job on Sunday but the 54-year-old Dutchman...
  • Indian coach best option for team: Dhanraj Pillay March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Unhappy that a Dutch has been made the new chief coach for the men's national team, legendary hockey player Dhanraj Pillay said an Indian would have been the best option for the post. In association with Hockey India (HI), the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has named that Paul...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Paul van Ass who named Indian men's hockey coach February 8, 2015

    Former Dutch national team coach Paul van Ass was named as the new head coach of India's men's hockey team, ending three months of uncertainly after Australian Terry Walsh quit under controversial circumstances. ...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha February 8, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Delhi elections, Indian Hockey men's new coach Paul van Ass, AIB roast and AAP funding row. He also talks to BJP's chief ministerial candidate 'Kiran Bedi'. ...
  • Paul van Ass named Indian men's hockey coach January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Dutch national coach Paul van Ass was on Friday named the new coach of the Indian men's hockey team while New Zealand's Anthony Thornton was made the coach of the women's hockey team. The names were finalised at a special selection committee meeting headed by secretary sports Ajit...
  • CIA tortured alQaeda suspects 'until the point of death': Report September 8, 2014

    London: The CIA tortured alQaeda suspects "until the point of death" by drowning them in waterfilled baths, Britain's Daily Telegraph reported on Monday, ahead of the publication of a US Senate report on interrogation techniques. The paper quoted one security source as saying the torture of at least two suspects, including...
  • Married woman gangraped in moving car October 26, 2013

    A 25yearold married woman from Delhi was allegedly gangraped in a moving car by four youths, including two sons of her landlord, in Sahibabad area in Ghaziabad. The incident took place late on Friday night, the police said. After sexually assaulting her, the four accused abandoned the woman at a secluded...
  • 'Kick Ass 2' review: It's a watchable fare despite a predictable story August 24, 2013

    Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloe Grace Moretz, Clark Duke, Morris Chestnut Director: Jeff Wadlow Rating: 2.5 out of 5 The concept of the comic book-inspired 'Kick Ass' germinated from the idea of average Americans without any special powers dressed up as superheroes to fight street crime. A fantasy which most US...
  • Netherlands rout Pak 52 to enter Champions Trophy final December 8, 2012

    Melbourne: Olympic silver medalists Netherlands outplayed Pakistan 52 to enter the Champions Trophy final after six years. The Dutch, eighttime Champions Trophy title winners, dominated the semifinal throughout to surge into the final for the first time since they won the title in 2006 in Spain. Livewire striker Billy Bakker opened...
  • 'Avatar' most pirated movie ever October 13, 2011

    Los Angeles: James Cameron's 3D blockbuster 'Avatar' is the most pirated movie in Hollywood history, according to a study released by TorrentFreak. The film has been downloaded some 21 million times since it was released in 2009. Cameron once touted 3D filmmaking as the entertainment industry's best hope for combating piracy,...
  • Harsh realities of the Rann of Kutch November 23, 2008

    The Rann of Kutch is a harsh landscape where only a few animals can survive. It is a battle to survive in the Rann for both the animals and humans. It was part of the Arabian Sea but many centuries ago the sea receded leaving behind a vast salt marsh...
  • Your chance to kick Bush's butt February 24, 2007

    New York: New Yorkers got to kick President George W Bush's butt on Thursday, sort of. Performance artist Mark McGowan kicked off his bid to crawl for 72 hours across Manhattan dressed as the president, offering the opportunity to kick his backside. The controversial artist from London began his odyssey from New...