Indian Women

  • Asian Games football: India women thrash Maldives 15-0 in opener 2 days ago

    India began their campaign in the Incheon Asian Games on a high when the Indian women's football team came up with a dominating performance to pump in more than a dozen goals past Maldives to win 15-0 in their first Group A match on Sunday and move a step closer...
  • Ritu Rani to lead Indian women's hockey team at Asian games September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Midfielder Ritu Rani will lead a 16-member Indian women's hockey team in the upcoming Asian Games, aiming to do better than the fifth place finish it managed in the recent Commonwealth Games. The team for the September 19 to October 4 Games in Incheon, South Korea was selected by...
  • Indian men's hockey team to face Sri Lanka in Asian Games opener August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: India men will face Sri Lanka in their tournament opener while the women's team will be up against Thailand in their first match of the hockey competition at the 17th Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4. The Sardar Singh-led Indian...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team sign off fifth at Glasgow Games August 1, 2014

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team secured a 2-1 win over hosts Scotland to finish a disappointing fifth in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Friday. Anupa Barla and Poonam Rani scored two quick field goals in the second half to help their team earn a consolation win. Nikki Kid converted a...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team thrash Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 July 29, 2014

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team came back strongly from a 0-3 defeat to New Zealand to thrash minnows Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 in their third Pool A match of the Commonwealth Games here. India displayed immense maturity by learning from their previous defeat and not letting the Sunday loss affect...
  • Indian women to play Test cricket after 8 long years July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian women cricket team will be playing a four-day 'Test' match after a gap of eight long years as they gear up for a short two and half week tour of England starting August 7. India will be playing a 'Test' and three ODIs during the 19 day...
  • Indian women's hockey team ready to deliver at CWG: Coach Neil Hawgood July 17, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian women hockey team's chief coach Neil Hawgood has said that his squad are ready to deliver big results at the Commonwealth Games to be held from July 24 to Aug 2. "While the team is young, but the kind of play that they showed on the recent Malaysian tour...
  • Indian women's football team eyeing last 8 finish in Asian Games July 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian women's football team are targeting at least a quarter-final finish in the upcoming Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea. The team's preparatory camp is in full swing at the Cooperage Stadium under newly-appointed head coach Tarun Roy. The July 11 to Aug 25 is being...
  • Indian women's hockey coach Neil Hawgood eyes top-four finish in CWG July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: He guided India to a historic bronze medal in the junior women's hockey World Cup in 2013, and a year later Neil Hawgood is now eyeing an encore if not better with the senior team in the upcoming Commonwealth Games, beginning July 23. The Indian eves could not have...
  • Ritu Rani to lead 16-member women's hockey team in CWG July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday announced their Senior Women Hockey team to be led by midfielder Ritu Rani for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games, scheduled to take place at Glasgow from July 23 to August 3. Defender Deepika (126 caps) will be the vice-captain of the 16-member squad. During the selection...
  • Hockey: India women wipe out Malaysia 5-2 to claim series June 17, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: The Indian women's hockey team completed a memorable tour of Malaysia, handing the hosts a 6-0 series whitewash after notching up a 5-2 win in the last match. The series against Malaysia was part of the team's groundwork for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July...
  • Ritu Rani to lead Indian women's hockey team in Malaysia June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Midfielder Ritu Rani will lead a 21-member Indian women's hockey squad in the upcoming tour of Malaysia, which is scheduled to take place from June 7 to June 17 as part of preparations for the Commonwealth and Asian Games. India will be playing a six-match Test series in Kuala...
  • Congress 'out-funded' by BJP, says Jairam Ramesh; seeks audit of parties May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After the conclusion of what he termed was a "difficult campaign" for the party, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said they were "out-funded" by BJP in the wake of the publicity blitzkrieg by Narendra Modi for the Lok Sabha polls. While Modi's campaign spending had reached an...
  • Muslims need quotas to become better-educated, employed: Rahman Khan May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan on Tuesday backed giving reservation to Muslims, saying the community suffers from lack of education and scant represenation in government services. Speaking to journalists at the Indian Women's Press Corps, Khan said that all the commissions formed to study the socio-economic conditions...
  • India women lose 0-1 to USA in Champions Challenge 1 quarter-final May 2, 2014

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team put up a tough fight but eventually ran out of steam, losing 0-1 to USA in the quarter-final of the Champions Challenge 1 here on Friday. In the first half, Katie O'Donnell was the driving force behind the USA team, but all too often her...
  • Hockey: Indian women lose 0-5 against Belgium in Champions Challenge 1 May 1, 2014

    Glasgow: The Indian women's team was thrashed 5-0 by Belgium in a pool A match at Champions Challenge 1. The final match of the pool saw the relatively youthful teams of Belgium and India looking to score three points and put in a confidence-inducing performance. India started with far more composure than...
  • Hockey: Indian women go down to Scotland 0-4 in Champions Challenge 1 April 29, 2014

    Glasgow: India women's hockey team lost 0-4 to Scotland to slump to their second consecutive defeat in the Champions Challenge 1 at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre. The Indian women's team had earlier lost 2-4 to Korea in their opening Pool A match. India will next play Belgium on Wednesday. Scotland made...
  • Hockey: Poonam, Chanchan complete 100 international caps April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Members of the Indian women's hockey team, Poonam Rani and Chanchan Devi have achieved the rare feat of featuring in 100 international games for the country. The two forwards now have to their credit 100 international caps. While Poonam completed her 100th international match during the Indian eves European...
  • Indian women's hockey team go down 2-4 to Korea April 28, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian women's hockey team went down fighting against Korea 2-4 in their opening match of the Champions Challenge 1. The Indian team opened the scoring in the 12th minute through Vandana Katariya's field goal. The Koreans, however, struck back immediately and scored the equaliser in the 14th minute through the stick...
  • India women draw 2-2 with Ireland, pocket hockey series 2-0 April 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The series already in their pocket, Indian eves round off their Ireland tour with a 2-2 draw against the home team in the third and final hockey Test in Dublin. India had earlier defeated Ireland 3-1 and 2-1 in the first two Tests of the tour, organised as part...
  • India women defeat Ireland 3-1 in first hockey Test April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian women's hockey team registered a come-from-behind victory by getting the better of Ireland 3-1 in their first Test match played at Dublin, Ireland on Wednesday. This tour is a preparations for the Champions Challenge 1, scheduled to be held in Glasgow, Scotland from April 27 to May 4. India...
  • Has Mulayam lost it, ask UP women on rape remarks April 15, 2014

    In a dingy bylane in the old city area, a family is trying to come to terms with life after their six-year-old daughter was kidnapped, raped and killed by a neighbour and three minors. The recent comment by Mulayam Singh Yadav that rapists are "young men who commit mistakes" has...
  • Indian women trounce Bangladesh, record first win in World T20 March 30, 2014

    Sylhet: Indian women recorded their first win in the World Twenty20 with an easy 79-run victory over Bangladesh on Sunday. India, who lost their first two matches to Sri Lanka and England, dominated the proceedings right from the word go. Winning the toss, India elected to bat and openers Mithali Raj...
  • India warns women workers in Saudi against going on strike March 23, 2014

    India has warned its nationals in Saudi Arabia against nefarious attempts by "self-styled social workers" to instigate Indian women workers to go on a strike. Activities of such anti-social elements and illegal agents spoil the goodwill that exists for Indians in Saudi Arabia, the Indian Embassy in Riyadh said. "It has come...
  • Indian women unpaid for nine months in Saudi Arabia March 22, 2014

    Dubai: Eleven Indian women, working as cleaners in a hospital in Saudi Arabia have appealed for help after they were allegedly not paid their salaries for the past nine months, a media report said on Saturday. The workers, hailing from the south Indian state of Kerala, are on contractual jobs for...
  • Power of 49: The women manifesto March 22, 2014

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN-IBN has joined hands with Tata and its 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. In this special show, we take an exclusive women's manifesto launched to highlight women's issues. ...
  • Indian junior women hockey players are anaemic: Nobbs August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as the euphoria over Indian junior women hockey team's historic bronze in the World Cup is yet to die down, former senior men's side chief coach Michael Nobbs has claimed that seven of the players were suffering from anaemia, an iron deficiency disorder. Nobbs said that the achievement...
  • Women's WC bronze can inspire men to win Asia Cup: Hawgood August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: "Inspiration comes from different places and different persons", according to Indian women hockey's chief coach Neil Hawgood who hoped that the junior womens' historic bronze medal in the World Cup will inspire the senior men's team to win the Asia Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia. The Indian girls created history...
  • Hockey girls return home after World Cup bronze August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The bronze-medal winning Indian junior women's hockey team today returned home amid fanfare and celebrations after scripting history at the seventh FIH Junior World Cup in Monchengladbach, Germany. The Indian eves outplayed England 3-2 in a penalty shootout in the bronze medal play-off match on Sunday to finish on...
  • Indian women's hockey team leaves for a preparatory tour of Rotterdam April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: An 18-member Indian women's hockey team Saturday left for Rotterdam to prepare itself for the FIH Hockey World League Round-3 (semi-finals) to be held from June 13-23 this year. The Indian women will play five matches at Rotterdam, including one against Dutch national side and four against club teams,...