Junior

  • Day 5: PM Modi to visit Martin Luther King Jr memorial, Lincoln memorial on Tuesday -1064671473 minutes ago

    Washington: In the final leg of his maiden US trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Martin Luther King Junior memorial and the Lincoln memorial in Washington. Modi arrived in Washington on Monday and met US President Barack Obama for a private dinner at the White House. The dinner continued...
  • Junior National Throwball tournament from Tuesday June 3, 2014

    A total of 22 Boys and 18 Girls statelevel teams would vie for the honours in the 25th Junior National Throwball Championship commencing on Tuesday. About 550 boys and girls would participate in two categories in the fourday tournament to be held at DAV Public School, Board Colony ground, organising president...
  • Harendra Singh appointed junior hockey team's coach April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey India on Monday appointed Harendra Singh as the coach of the junior men's team keeping in mind the 2016 Junior World Cup to be held in India. Harendra will join the training camp on April 25. "The appointment of Harendra Singh is in line with our efforts to prepare...
  • Madhya Pradesh to face Haryana in women's national hockey final today March 23, 2014

    Haryana defeated Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy overcame Hockey Odisha to enter the finals of the fourth Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2014 (Division A) to be played at Chamundi Vihar Hockey Ground in Mysore on Sunday. In the first semi-final played on Saturday, defending champions Haryana easily defeated...
  • Ajay Mishra appointed as new SSP of Kanpur March 10, 2014

    IPS officer Ajay Mishra, posted with Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS), was on Monday appointed as Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kanpur. "Mishra has been appointed by the state government as new SSP of Kanpur. He was posted in ATS," IG, Law and Order Amrendra Sengar told reporters in the district. SSP Kanpur Yashaswi...
  • Doctors' strike: Court directs UP DGP to conduct fair probe March 7, 2014

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed the Uttar Pradesh DGP to conduct fair investigation into the FIR filed against Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki in connection with the issue concerning junior doctors. The Lucknow bench of the court also told the DGP that he may proceed with disciplinary and departmental...
  • Doctors' strike: SP MLA Irfan Solanki booked for attempt to murder March 7, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki, allegedly involved in a clash between his supporters and junior doctors here, was on Thursday night booked on charges of attempt to murder, rioting and voluntarily causing hurt. An FIR was filed against Solanki at Swarup Nagar Police Station on a complaint made...
  • Junior doctors clash with SP MLA Irfan Solanki, arrested March 1, 2014

    A clash broke out between supporters of a Samajwadi Party MLA and junior doctors of a medical college here on Friday night, leaving several of them including the legislator injured, police said. The clash started when Aryanagar MLA Irfan Solanki objected to some junior doctors of Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Medical College...
  • Angelina Jolie, Robert Downey Jr are the highest earning actors of 2013 February 24, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hollywood stars Angelina Jolie and Robert Downey Jr have become the top-earning actors of 2013, according to a recent survey. The 38-year-old Oscar-winning actress has topped the female list with an income of USD 33 million, whereas Downey Jr topped the male list with an earning of USD 75...
  • Despite huge funds, enrollment in primary, junior schools declines January 7, 2014

    Despite Rs 250 crores beingspent annually by the Uttar Pradesh government in thedistrict, students enrollment in the Primary and Junior HighSchools has declined during the current academic year. There were 2,73,272 students enrolled with these schoolsduring the current academic (201314) year against 2,84,245in (201213), last year, according to the statistics providedby...
  • Junior Bar Association president shot dead, lawyers vandalise hospital December 19, 2013

    The president of Junior BarAssociation was on Thursday shot dead by unidentified persons inPratapgarh district, following which lawyers vandalised thedistrict hospital and collectorate office, police in Kota on Thursday. Raj Dutt Mishra (52) riding a motorcycle with one U DPandey was shot dead by some motorcycleborne persons when hewas on his...
  • Hockey team flops at Junior Men's World Cup December 16, 2013

    Widely tipped as favourites, India finished a lowly tenth out of 16 teams, with Germany retaining their junior hockey World Cup title. ...
  • Germany beat France 52 to win sixth Junior Men's Hockey World Cup title December 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Niklas Wellen slammed a brilliant hattrick to guide defending champions Germany to their record sixth world title, beating unheralded France 52 in the summit clash of the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup at the floodlit Major Dhyan Chand on Sunday. It was a befitting end to the tournament...
  • Netherlands win bronze in Junior Hockey World Cup December 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Netherlands spanked Malaysia 72 to bag the bronze medal in the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium on Sunday. Last edition's silver medallists, Netherlands dished out a clinical performance to rout Malaysia in a lopsided thirdfourth place classification match. The Netherlands made the...
  • Lack of spectators in Junior Hockey World Cup is a concern: FIH December 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Empty seats during the Junior Hockey World Cup has not gone well with the FIH and the world body's chief Leandro Negre on Sunday said that in future the organisers should be proactive in bringing spectators in the stadium. "India has always been a good host but our only...
  • Today was India's worst performance in Junior WC: Clark December 14, 2013

    New Delhi: India finished a disappointing 10th in the Hero Junior Men's Hockey World Cup after losing to archrivals Pakistan in the penalty shootout and chief coach Gregg Clark said it was the home team's "worst performance" in the 16team quadrennial event. Pakistan finished ninth after beating India 42 in the...
  • Junior World Cup Hockey: Argentina beat South Africa, finish 11th December 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Argentina beat South Africa 41 to finish 11th in the Hockey Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Saturday. Earlier in the day, Spain beat England 32 to secure the 13th position while the 14th spot went to the latter. In the 1516 position...
  • Junior Hockey WC: India lose to Pakistan in shootout, finish 10th December 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistan held their nerves to claim the 9th position at the FIH Junior Hockey World Cup with a 42 victory over India in penalty shootout after the teams were locked 11 at the end of regulation period of 70 minutes here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium...
  • As it happened: India vs Pakistan, Junior Hockey World Cup December 14, 2013

    India locked horns with archrivals Pakistan for the 9th10th place playoff at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. Both India and Pakistan failed to qualify for the quarterfinals from their respective groups. India beat Argentina 42 in the earlier playoff game and Pakistan got the better of South Africa 40...
  • Indian hockey has a lot of depth: Aussie coach December 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Triple Olympic medallist Matthew Wells of Australia sees a lot of depth in Indian hockey and believes the eighttime Olympic champions will soon be competing against the best. Wells, who was part of the Australian hockey team that won the 2004 Athens Olympics gold medal, feels that Indian hockey...
  • India juniors have bright future despite failure in WC: Gregg Clark December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: India might have failed to qualify for the quarterfinals of the ongoing Hero Junior Men's Hockey World Cup, but chief coach Gregg Clark feels his wards have a "bright future" despite them producing an inconsistent show in front of home crowd in the megaevent here. India had lost just...
  • France set up historic Junior Hockey World Cup final date against Germany December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Unheralded French side on Friday set up a historic summit clash against defending champions Germany in the Hero Junior Men's Hockey World Cup to be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Sunday. France scripted history by booking their berth in the summit clash of the...
  • Junior Hockey World Cup: It's India vs Pakistan for the 9th position December 14, 2013

    New Delhi: India have a chance to bring some smiles back on the faces of disappointed hockey fans when they take on traditional rivals Pakistan in a battle for the 9th position at the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup on Saturday. The hosts failed to reach the quarterfinals of the event...
  • We'll treat the classification tie like any other game: Coach December 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Out of the podium race in the Hero Junior Men's Hockey World Cup, India have a chance to redeem some pride with a win over archrivals Pakistan in the 910th place classification match but national coach Baljit Singh Saini today refused to treat the highprofile fixture as a...
  • Junior Hockey World Cup: India beat Argentina 42, play Pakistan next December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: After missing out on the quarterfinals, India got a bit of a lift on Thursday when they beat Argentina 42 in the first of their playoff games and will now take on Pakistan in the 9th10th place playoff at the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup here at the...
  • Junior Hockey WC: France vs Malaysia, Netherlands vs Germany in semis December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: France will face Malaysia, while The Netherlands will lock horns against defending champions Germany in the semifinals of the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium on Thursday. JeanLaurent Kierffer scored a brace as France stunned European champions Belgium 54 in a nailbiting quarterfinal match,...
  • As it happened: India vs Argentina, Junior Hockey WC playoffs December 12, 2013

    After narrowly missing out on the quarterfinals place to Korea on goal difference in the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup, India met Argentina in the 9th12th place playoffs at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on Wednesday. India finished third in Pool C behind leaders Netherlands and Korea....
  • France stun Belgium to enter semis of Junior Hockey World Cup December 12, 2013

    New Delhi: JeanLaurent Kierffer scored a brace as France stunned European champions Belgium 54 in a nailbiting encounter to enter the semifinals of the ongoing Junior Men's Hokey World Cup on Thursday. In another quarterfinal, The Netherlands eked out a hardfought 32 win over New Zealand to progress to the lastfour...
  • Belgium confident of taking on France in Junior Hockey World Cup December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Belgium seem ready to take on France in the Hockey Junior World Cup quarterfinal to be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Thursday. Belgium are full of confidence after defeating defending champions Germany in the league phase earlier. "The entry into the quarterfinals has motivated the team's...
  • Looking to secure 9th position in junior hockey WC: Manpreet December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Keen to redeem some pride and finish inside the top 10 bracket, India team on Wednesday sweated it out during the practice session and worked on the strategies ahead of their 9th12th classification match of the Hero Junior Men's Hockey World Cup against Argentina. India skipper Manpreet Singh insisted...