Junior

  • Junior National Throwball tournament from Tuesday 03-06-2014 11:29 PM

    A total of 22 Boys and 18 Girls state-level 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 four-day tournament to be held at DAV Public School, Board Colony ground, organising...
  • Harendra Singh appointed junior hockey team's coach 21-04-2014 01:29 PM

    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...
  • Madhya Pradesh to face Haryana in women's national hockey final today 23-03-2014 12:29 AM

    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...
  • Ajay Mishra appointed as new SSP of Kanpur 10-03-2014 10:48 PM

    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 OrderAmrendra Sengar told reporters in the district. SSP...
  • Doctors' strike: Court directs UP DGP to conduct fair probe 07-03-2014 12:07 AM

    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...
  • Doctors' strike: SP MLA Irfan Solanki booked for attempt to murder 07-03-2014 12:03 AM

    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...
  • Junior doctors clash with SP MLA Irfan Solanki, arrested 01-03-2014 08:37 AM

    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...
  • Angelina Jolie, Robert Downey Jr are the highest earning actors of 2013 24-02-2014 11:01 AM

    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...
  • Despite huge funds, enrollment in primary, junior schools declines 07-01-2014 04:03 PM

    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 (2013-14) year against 2,84,245in (2012-13), last year, according to the statistics...
  • Junior Bar Association president shot dead, lawyers vandalise hospital 19-12-2013 05:20 PM

    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 motorcycle-borne persons when hewas on...
  • Hockey team flops at Junior Men's World Cup 16-12-2013 08:11 PM

    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 5-2 to win sixth Junior Men's Hockey World Cup title 15-12-2013 10:04 PM

    New Delhi: Niklas Wellen slammed a brilliant hat-trick to guide defending champions Germany to their record sixth world title, beating unheralded France 5-2 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 15-12-2013 08:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Netherlands spanked Malaysia 7-2 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 lop-sided third-fourth place classification match. The Netherlands made...
  • Lack of spectators in Junior Hockey World Cup is a concern: FIH 15-12-2013 06:39 PM

    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 pro-active in bringing spectators in the stadium. "India has always been a good host but our...
  • Today was India's worst performance in Junior WC: Clark 14-12-2013 11:17 PM

    New Delhi: India finished a disappointing 10th in the Hero Junior Men's Hockey World Cup after losing to arch-rivals Pakistan in the penalty shoot-out and chief coach Gregg Clark said it was the home team's "worst performance" in the 16-team quadrennial event. Pakistan finished ninth after beating India 4-2 in...
  • Junior World Cup Hockey: Argentina beat South Africa, finish 11th 14-12-2013 11:03 PM

    New Delhi: Argentina beat South Africa 4-1 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 3-2 to secure the 13th position while the 14th spot went to the latter. In the 15-16...
  • Junior Hockey WC: India lose to Pakistan in shootout, finish 10th 14-12-2013 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: Pakistan held their nerves to claim the 9th position at the FIH Junior Hockey World Cup with a 4-2 victory over India in penalty shootout after the teams were locked 1-1 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 14-12-2013 07:38 PM

    India locked horns with archrivals Pakistan for the 9th-10th place playoff at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. Both India and Pakistan failed to qualify for the quarter-finals from their respective groups. India beat Argentina 4-2 in the earlier playoff game and Pakistan got the better of South...
  • Indian hockey has a lot of depth: Aussie coach 14-12-2013 07:17 PM

    New Delhi: Triple Olympic medallist Matthew Wells of Australia sees a lot of depth in Indian hockey and believes the eight-time 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...
  • India juniors have bright future despite failure in WC: Gregg Clark 13-12-2013 08:13 PM

    New Delhi: India might have failed to qualify for the quarter-finals 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 mega-event here. India had lost...
  • France set up historic Junior Hockey World Cup final date against Germany 13-12-2013 07:07 PM

    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...
  • Junior Hockey World Cup: It's India vs Pakistan for the 9th position 13-12-2013 02:18 PM

    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 quarter-finals of the...
  • We'll treat the classification tie like any other game: Coach 12-12-2013 11:24 PM

    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 arch-rivals Pakistan in the 9-10th place classification match but national coach Baljit Singh Saini today refused to treat the high-profile fixture as a...
  • Junior Hockey World Cup: India beat Argentina 4-2, play Pakistan next 12-12-2013 09:42 PM

    New Delhi: After missing out on the quarter-finals, India got a bit of a lift on Thursday when they beat Argentina 4-2 in the first of their playoff games and will now take on Pakistan in the 9th-10th place playoff at the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup here at the...
  • Junior Hockey WC: France vs Malaysia, Netherlands vs Germany in semis 12-12-2013 09:16 PM

    New Delhi: France will face Malaysia, while The Netherlands will lock horns against defending champions Germany in the semi-finals of the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium on Thursday. Jean-Laurent Kierffer scored a brace as France stunned European champions Belgium 5-4 in a nail-biting quarter-final...
  • As it happened: India vs Argentina, Junior Hockey WC playoffs 12-12-2013 07:24 PM

    After narrowly missing out on the quarter-finals place to Korea on goal difference in the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup, India met Argentina in the 9th-12th place playoffs at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on Wednesday. India finished third in Pool C behind leaders Netherlands and...
  • France stun Belgium to enter semis of Junior Hockey World Cup 12-12-2013 05:40 PM

    New Delhi: Jean-Laurent Kierffer scored a brace as France stunned European champions Belgium 5-4 in a nail-biting encounter to enter the semi-finals of the ongoing Junior Men's Hokey World Cup on Thursday. In another quarter-final, The Netherlands eked out a hard-fought 3-2 win over New Zealand to progress to the...
  • Belgium confident of taking on France in Junior Hockey World Cup 11-12-2013 10:11 PM

    New Delhi: Belgium seem ready to take on France in the Hockey Junior World Cup quarter-final 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 quarter-finals has motivated...
  • Looking to secure 9th position in junior hockey WC: Manpreet 11-12-2013 07:38 PM

    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 9th-12th classification match of the Hero Junior Men's Hockey World Cup against Argentina. India skipper Manpreet Singh...
  • Junior Hockey WC: India look to redeem pride against Argentina in play-offs 11-12-2013 04:05 PM

    New Delhi: Their dreams shattered after crashing out of the Hero Junior Men's Hockey World Cup, India would look to redeem some pride and finish inside the top 10 bracket when they take on Argentina in the 9th-12th classification match here at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, here on Thursday....