MANOJ KUMAR

  • India promises to look into UK-Gujarat direct flights October 19, 2014

    London: India has assured the diaspora that it will push for direct flights between the UK and Gujarat. "We had prepared a strong proposal for Air India to start direct flights between London and Ahmedabad but due to financial and logistics reasons it couldn't go forward," TK Manoj Kumar, Ministry...
  • Asian Games Boxing: Devendro through to last-16, Manoj loses September 25, 2014

    Incheon: Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg) entered the pre-quarters after getting a walkover but Manoj Kumar (64kg) bowed out with an opening round loss on a mixed day for Indian boxers at the Asian Games on Thursday. Devendro, a 2013 Asian Championships silver-medallist, was declared the winner after his...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 17, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle September 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou September 17, 2014

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Indian boxer Manoj Kumar to get Arjuna Award September 17, 2014

    The sports ministry has finally agreed to give the Arjuna Award to boxer Manoj Kumar. The Kapil Devled award committee had earlier refused to give the coveted award to the 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist. ...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar likely to get Arjuna Award: sources September 17, 2014

    Boxer Manoj Kumar, who had approached the High Court after being overlooked for the Arjuna Award, is likely to get the sports honour sources told CNNIBN on Wednesday. According to the sources, Manoj's coach has received a call from the Sports Ministry about the development. After Manoj's plea, the HC...
  • Arjuna award means lot to me, says boxer Jai Bhagwan August 29, 2014

    However, Jai Bhagwan was miffed when another fellow boxer Manoj Kumar was ignored for the same honour. ...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar to be considered again for Arjuna Award August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday said the case of boxer Manoj Kumar, who challenged the Arjuna Award committee's decision to not consider him for the honour, will be placed before the panel again and irrespective of its decision, the Sports Ministry will consider his eligibility for the award. The ministry,...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar gets another shot at Arjuna Award August 28, 2014

    The Delhi High Court has asked the Sports Ministry to reconsider the name of 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manoj Mumar for this year's Arjuna Award if he is deserving. ...
  • CWG 2014: Boxer Sarita Devi in quarters, Manoj Kumar ousted July 30, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian pugilist L Sarita Devi won her women's 5760 kg opening bout to proceed to the quarterfinals 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 quarterfinals 0:3 by England's Samuel Maxwell...
  • CWG 2014: Vijender Singh, Manoj Kumar make bright starts in Glasgow July 26, 2014

    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 30 scorelines. Vijender punched his way to the prequarterfinals 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 45yearold 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 76yearold 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 fullfledged factional tugofwar 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 Coordination committee of the JMMheaded coalition government in Jharkhand. The state governments coordination 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 NH57 near Garbanaully Bazaar in Purnia district, SubDivisional 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 emptyhanded from the World Championships for the first time in four years after none of the five quarterfinalists managed to make the semifinal of the biennial megaevent, 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 36yearold 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 prequarters 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 prequarterfinals with contrasting wins in their respective secondround bouts here today. While Asian Games silvermedallist 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 goldmedallist Manoj Kumar was the biggest mover as he broke into the top10 at sixth but rising star L Devendro Singh was the bestplaced Indian at second in the latest International Boxing Association (AIBA) rankings here. The 20yearold 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 76yearold 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 75yearold 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...