Manoj Kumar

  • CWG 2014: Boxer Sarita Devi in quarters, Manoj Kumar ousted 2 days ago

    Glasgow: Indian pugilist L Sarita Devi won her women's 57-60 kg opening bout to proceed to the quarter-finals of the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. However, it was the end of the road for men's 64 kg defending champion Manoj Kumar who was ousted from the quarter-finals 0:3 by England's Samuel Maxwell...
  • CWG 2014: Vijender Singh, Manoj Kumar make bright starts in Glasgow 5 days ago

    Glasgow: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh and Manoj Kumar on Saturday made resounding start to their campaigns at the Commonwealth Games, winning their respective bouts with identical 3-0 scorelines. Vijender punched his way to the pre-quarterfinals with a unanimous verdict over Andrew Kometa of Kiribati in the 75kg bout while Manoj...
  • RJD marks party's 19th foundation day July 5, 2014

    The RJD on Saturday celebrated the party's 19th foundation day in all districts of Jharkhand with leaders pledging support to party supremo Lalu Prasad. "All leaders and activists of the party should continue to reach out and help the downtrodden and the deprived sections," party leader and Jharkhand Tourism Minister Suresh...
  • AAP legislator booked in Delhi for cheating May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: An AAP legislator was booked for allegedly cheating a 45-year-old man from his own assembly constituency, police said on Tuesday. A first information report (FIR) was registered on Monday at Ashok Nagar police station against MLA Manoj Kumar from Kondli assembly constituency in east Delhi. "Manoj was booked under a...
  • Three bronze for India in Senior Asian Wrestling April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian grapplers gave their fans something to cheer about on the fourth day of the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan with Joyti, KK Yadav and Manoj Kumar bagging bronze medals in their respective bouts today. Joyti wrestled past Gulmira Ismatova of Uzbekistan in the bronze medal bout...
  • Sidelining of BJP leaders a conspiracy against Brahmins: Samajwadi Party March 24, 2014

    Samajwadi Party on Monday termed "sidelining" of senior BJP leaders a "conspiracy" by Narendra Modi and Rajnath Singh against the Brahmin community and said the party was no more in the battle for Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh due to internal bickering. "The way in which senior leaders like Murli...
  • Arvind Kejriwal is like a new shirt, he is yet to go through the wash: Manoj Kumar January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Manoj Kumar, who played powerful roles as the quintessential common man, says the Aam Aadmi government has to fulfill its promises as the youth have a lot of expectation from them. The 76-year-old actor says he is happy to see an awakening in people, especially the youth. "The...
  • Officials trade punches as boxers slide in 2013 December 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The continuing administrative logjam worsened into a full-fledged factional tug-of-war while Indian boxing's poster boy, Vijender Singh, found himself at the center of a devastating drug scandal in what was a thoroughly tumultuous year for the country's pugilists. Suspended internationally last year, the Indian Boxing Federation remained a pariah...
  • JPCC wants early implementation of NFSA November 21, 2013

    Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) on Thursday expressed confidence that the initiative being undertaken in regard with implementation of the National Food Security Act will get a boost following the formation of a Co-ordination committee of the JMM-headed coalition government in Jharkhand. The state government’s co-ordination committee is likely to be...
  • 20 persons injured in two incidents in separate parts of the state November 17, 2013

    Altogether 20 persons were injured on Sunday in separate road accidents in Bihar's Purnia and Banka districts on Sunday, police said. Fifteen passengers sustained injuries, four of them seriously, when a bus overturned on NH-57 near Garbanaully Bazaar in Purnia district, Sub-Divisional Police Officer Manoj Kumar said. The mishap took place when...
  • No medal for India at World Boxing Championships this time October 23, 2013

    Almaty: Indian boxers will return empty-handed from the World Championships for the first time in four years after none of the five quarter-finalists managed to make the semi-final of the biennial mega-event, here Wednesday. After the afternoon losses of fourth seed Shiva Thapa (56kg) and sixth seed Manoj Kumar, Vikash Malik...
  • Man jumps on tracks, run over by Metro train October 22, 2013

    A 36-year-old man was run over by a Metro train just after he jumped on to the track to commit suicide in New Delhi on Tuesday morning, police said. Manoj Kumar of Prem Nagar area died after being run over by the train at the Chandni Chowk Metro station around 11:35...
  • Manoj, Manpreet in World Boxing Championship pre-quarters October 18, 2013

    Almaty (Kazakhstan): Indian boxers continued to pack a mighty punch at the World Championships as Manoj Kumar (64kg) and Manpreet Singh (91kg) entered the pre-quarterfinals with contrasting wins in their respective second-round bouts here today. While Asian Games silver-medallist Manpreet clinched a comprehensive victory over Seychelles' Keddy Agnes, sixth seed and...
  • Manoj Kumar gets lifetime achievement award September 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Manoj Kumar received lifetime achievement award at the finale of the fourth edition of Jagran Film Festival, recently held here. Other awards included best actress bagged by Sridevi while the best actor award was shared by Ranbir Kapoor for his film 'Barfi!' and Farhan Akhtar for 'Bhaag Milkha...
  • Devendro rises to 2nd, Manoj 6th in AIBA rankings August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar was the biggest mover as he broke into the top-10 at sixth but rising star L Devendro Singh was the best-placed Indian at second in the latest International Boxing Association (AIBA) rankings here. The 20-year-old Devendro (49kg), who won a silver medal at the...
  • Manoj Kumar discharged from hospital July 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Manoj Kumar, who underwent a successful gall bladder surgery here, was Monday discharged from the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, said a hospital official. "He was discharged today," Ram Narain, executive director, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here, told IANS. The 76-year-old actor complained of pain and was admitted to the...
  • Manoj Kumar's surgery successful, recovers in hospital July 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Manoj Kumar underwent successful gall bladder surgery Wednesday morning, which also happened to be his birthday, at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, a doctor said. "The surgery went for an hour and it went off well. He is back in the room," Ram Narain, executive director at the...
  • Manoj Kumar to undergo a gall bladder surgery July 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actor Manoj Kumar will undergo a surgery tomorrow at a suburban hospital here. The 75-year-old actor, who was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in suburban Andheri two days ago, will undergo gall bladder surgery coinciding with his birthday. "He is undergoing gall bladder surgery at 8 am," hospital sources...
  • Mumbai: Actor Manoj Kumar admitted to hospital July 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Manoj Kumar has been admitted to a suburban hospital following a pain in his gall bladder, sources said. The veteran actor has been under treatment at the Kokilaben Hospital in suburban Andheri for the past two days, sources said. The actor is doing fine and will be discharged...
  • Victorious Indian boxing team arrives home July 10, 2013

    A victorious Indian boxing team returned back home after a successful Asian Championships where Shiva Thapa bagged a gold medal. Other than a gold for Thapa, Mandeep Jangra (69kg) won the silver medal, while the bronze was bagged by Manoj Kumar (64kg). ...
  • Manoj Kumar in Asian boxing championships quarters July 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar continued his fine form to enter the quarterfinals along with two others as Indian boxers rounded off an all-win day at the Asian Championships in Amman, Jordan. The light welterweight (64kg) boxer was joined by Mandeep Jangra (69kg) and Sukhdeep Singh (75kg) in the...
  • India off to winning start at Asian Boxing Championships July 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) gave India a perfect start at the Asian Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan by thrashing local favourite Ibrahim Saleh in the opening round. The 26-year-old Indian, a silver medallist at the recent Limassol Boxing Cup in Cyprus, Lac Mohamed Dilshan of Sri...
  • Manoj, Devendro in India boxing squad for Asian C'ships June 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) would lead the charge when a 10-member Indian boxing team travels to Amman, Jordan on Friday to compete in the Asian Championships from June 30 to July 9. Manoj will be seen in action in the 64kg division. The other recognisable faces in...
  • Indian boxers win European title, create history May 20, 2013

    Limassol: Indian boxers scaled new frontiers as they powered through to claim the top rank and bag the 2013 Invitational FXTM International Limassol Boxing Cup. The Indian pugilists displayed grit and talent throughout the tournament and a stunning performance particularity in the finals Sunday with a total tally of 10 medals...
  • HP: Teacher gets 8 years jail for raping minor girl May 4, 2013

    Hamirpur: A local court on Friday sentenced a school teacher to eight years imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 in a rape case committed in March 2012. A class VIII student of the Government School, Kiyarabagh in Hamirpur district had lodged a complaint in Badsar police on June...
  • Delhi minor rape: Accused sent to judicial custody May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The main accused in the gangrape of a five-year-old girl in east Delhi, Manoj Sah, has been sent to judicial custody till May 9 by a city court after being grilled by the police for five days. Additional Sessions Judge Sanjay Garg remanded Manoj, 22, in judicial custody...
  • Life and times of legendary singer Shamshad Begum April 24, 2013

    Legendary singer, Shamshad Begum is no more. She passed away on Tuesday night in Mumbai. She was 94. Here is a tribute to Bollywood's original playback star and her illustrious career. ...
  • Delhi minor rape: I have committed a big mistake, says accused April 22, 2013

    Lakhisarai (Bihar): "I have committed a big mistake." This was how Pradeep Kumar, the second person arrested in connection with the rape of a five-year-old girl, responded when asked how he felt about the crime. Pradeep, a 19-year-old "illiterate" who works as a mason in Delhi, was arrested from his maternal...
  • Police must show sensitivity in dealing with Delhi anti-rape protests: Jaitley April 22, 2013

    Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley said the government must allow protests over Delhi rape as they are valid. ...