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  • Azlan Shah hockey: India beat Canada 5-3 to register their first win April 9, 2015

    Ipoh: The Indian hockey team finally earned their first win of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup defeating Canada 5-3 at the Azlan Shah Stadium on Thursday. Drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh opened the scoring for India in the 13th minute followed by VR Raghunath (32nd minute). Then Forward Ramandeep Singh scored a...
  • HIL: Punjab Warriors look to keep winning momentum going February 6, 2015

    Mohali: Table toppers Jaypee Punjab Warriors will look to maintain their winning momentum when they take on defending champions Delhi Waveriders in the Hero Hockey India League encounter here on Saturday. Punjab Warriors have four wins from six matches, while the Waveriders have posted just two victories in five games and...
  • Pakistani players should play in HIL: Sardar Singh, Ajit Pal January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Current Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh and former skipper Ajit Pal Singh on Monday said that Pakistani players should be allowed to play in Hockey India League (HIL). The duo, however, added that the decision to allow the Pakistan players is an administrative issue and HIL officials should follow...
  • Priyanka Chopra's cousin Meera to feature in '1920 London' and 'Zindagi Ek Pal' January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Meera Chopra, who made her Bollywood debut last year with horror comedy 'Gang Of Ghosts', will now be seen in Vikram Bhatt's '1920 London', that will hit the theatres by April this year. "I am doing Vikram Bhatt's '1920 London' that will release in March or April this year,"...
  • Rupinder Pal Singh keen to perform well in HIL December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Bracing up for the third Hockey India League, penalty corner specialist Rupinder Pal Singh said he would aim to be a standout performer for his team, defending champions Delhi Waveriders. Playing for Delhi Waveriders consecutively for the third time, Rupinder is eagerly waiting to display his proficiency alongside an...
  • Amitabh Bachchan mourns for mother on seventh death anniversary December 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, says he does not want to remember the years he has spent in his mother's absence. Bachchan, 72, took to his blog to pay tribute to Teji today on her seventh death anniversary. "Maa! Just felt like saying the word... I lost my mother today. And...
  • Stand-up comedians become better film actors: Sunil Pal November 19, 2014

    Panaji: Comedian-turned-actor Sunil Pal says stand-up comedians turn out to be better actors in films as they know the pulse of the audience after having performed live shows. "When a stand-up comedian does a film, he does it better as he is always live in front of the audience and has...
  • Ministry appoints Ajit Pal, Iqbal to look into Terry Walsh's demands November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Thursday appointed a three-member panel comprising former India hockey captains Ajit Pal Singh, Ashok Kumar and Zafar Iqbal to assess the demands made by Terry Walsh to stay on as the chief coach of the national team. The panel has little time to decide on...
  • Indian hockey player Rupinder Pal Singh achieves 100 international caps November 8, 2014

    Perth: Defender Rupinder Pal Singh on Saturday achieved a memorable milestone in his hockey career by appearing in his 100th international match while leading the Indian team against Australia in the third Test on Saturday. Rupinder led India to 1-0 win in Sardar Singh's absence. Playing as a fullback, Rupinder is considered...
  • SP announces names of 6 party candidates for Rajya Sabha elections October 31, 2014

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday announced the names of six party candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled for next month. The party's central parliamentary board at a meeting in the national capital cleared the names of Ram Gopal Yadav, Javed Ali, Chandra Pal Singh Yadav, Neeraj Shekhar, Ravi...
  • Squash: Hat-trick of titles for Harinder Pal, double for Dipika Pallikal October 29, 2014

    Chennai: Harinder Pal Sandhu helped himself to his third title and Dipika Pallikal her second on the trot in the four-leg JSW Challenger Squash Circuit on Wednesday. Harinder defeated the top seeded Egyptian Karim Ali Fathi while top seeded Dipika accounted for second seed Misaki Kobayashi of Japan. Both won in...
  • Hockey greats laud Asian Games gold but say there's work ahead October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey greats Balbir Singh Sr and Ajit Pal Singh on Thursday hailed India's Asian Games gold medal winning effort but felt the players still have a mountain to climb to succeed at the world and Olympics level. The former stars said the win over Pakistan will give the sport...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to flag off CRPF marathon on October 12 September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket star Sachin Tendulkar will flag off the first-ever 'unity' marathon run being hosted here by the country's largest paramilitary CRPF on October 12. The force will conduct 'Run for Unity' half-marathon as part of celebrating 75 years of its raising in 2014. "Master blaster Sachin...
  • Asiad Squash: Men's team gets historic gold, women grab silver September 27, 2014

    Incheon: The Indian squash players wrapped up a historic performance in the Asian Games, clinching an unprecedented men's team gold after the women's side settled for their first ever silver on Saturday. With a silver and a bronze, Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal respectively in the individual events, the squash players...
  • Asian Games hockey: Confident India take on arch-foes Pakistan September 24, 2014

    Incheon: India, bidding to regain the men's hockey gold after 16 years and gain a direct entry into the 2016 Rio Olympics, are bracing up for their toughest task as they face arch-foes Pakistan in a high-octane clash at the 17th Asian Games on Thursday. The crunch match between two-time winners...
  • Asian Games: India survive Jordan scare in Ghosal's absence September 23, 2014

    Incheon: India, sans singles silver medallist Saurav Ghosal, scraped through Jordan 2-1 in their opening Pool B match of the Asian Games squash competition here on Tuesday. Kush Kumar and the experienced Harinder Pal Sandhu won their singles matches to take India home in the absence of Ghosal, who sat out...
  • We need to be more realistic, says businessman on Modi's China remark September 21, 2014

    Reacting to the 'We need not to copy China, but reclaim our lost glory' remark on PM Modi in CNN world exclusive interview, businessman Mohandas Pal says China is way ahead of us and we can not ignore their model of growth. ...
  • 'Positive attitude' is a must in life: Bachendri Pal September 17, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Bachendri Pal who in 1984 became the first Indian woman to summit Mt. Everest said that positive attitude and mental toughness were a must in life. "Today with technology, things have become easy. I am excited about my expedition to Kharta Valley," said Pal. ...
  • Bachendri Pal to lead women's expedition to Kharta valley September 16, 2014

    A sevenmember Indian women's mountaineering expedition to Kharta Valley in Tibet will be led by the legendary Bachendri Pal. ...
  • Bachendri Pal to lead women's expedition to Kharta Valley September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A sevenmember Indian women's mountaineering expedition to Kharta Valley in Tibet will be led by the legendary Bachendri Pal. The trek will begin on Sunday and will continue till October 9. The contingent includes the first Indian woman to climb all the seven highest summits in seven continents Premlata...
  • Unfortunate that police found no case against Tapas Pal despite proof: Calcutta HC September 12, 2014

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court has rapped the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal over party MP Tapas Pal. The Judge observed, "It is unfortunate that despite prima facie evidence of Tapas Pal being accused on two counts making hate speech and carrying fire arms the police found...
  • J&K floods: 4 BSF jawans rescued from near the border, says Army commando September 9, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Army commando Dharam Pal talked about the ongoing relief operations being conducted in Jammu. "The toughest thing was that there was no place to carry out the rescue operations. We weren't able to land anywhere. We rescued 4 BSF jawans from near the border," said...
  • TMC MP Tapas Pal suffers brain stroke August 19, 2014

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal was today admitted in a superspeciality hospital in Kolkata after suffering a brain stroke, hospital sources said. "He (Pal) was brought to the hospital at 4 pm. Then MRI was conducted and it was found that he has suffered a brain stroke. He has been...
  • Kolkata High Court gives split verdict in Tapas Pal case August 13, 2014

    Kolkata: A Calcutta High Court bench on Wednesday gave a split verdict on the appeals against a single bench order directing filing of FIR and a CID probe into Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's 'shoot and rape' comments. The matter will now go to a third judge to be nominated by...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress corners government over spate in communal violence August 13, 2014

    Discussion over the Communal Violence Bill took place in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday amidst huge uproar. While the Congress alleged that maximum cases of communal violence had come to light since the Bharatiya Janata Party led government had taken charge at the Centre, the latter blamed the Congress of...
  • Rape remark: Calcutta HC extends stay on CID probe against TMC's Tapas Pal August 13, 2014

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court has extended the stay on a CID probe into the case against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal by another three weeks. The case has been transferred to Chief Justice's bench court. Earlier, the TMC had appealed against a single bench order to transfer the case...
  • CWG 2014: India set up hockey final with Australia after edging NZ 32 in semis August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: India came from two goals down to edge out New Zealand 32 in the hockey semifinals of the 20th Commonwealth Games on Saturday and set up a repeat final of the 2010 edition with holders Australia. Trailing 02 in the 18th minute, India were revived by strikes from skipper Rupinder...
  • Lt Gen Narinder Pal Singh Hira takes over command of Vajra Corps July 31, 2014

    Jalandhar: Lieutenant General Narinder Pal Singh Hira on Thursday took over the command of the elite Vajra Corps. The General Officer has also taken over as Colonel of the Sikh Light Infantry Regiment from General Bikram Singh, the former Chief of Army Staff, an official release said. Lieutenant General NPS Hira is...
  • WB government challenges court order on Tapas Pal in Calcutta HC July 30, 2014

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government and TMC MP Tapas Pal on Wednesday appealed before a division bench of Calcutta High Court challenging a single bench order that directed registration of an FIR against TMC MP for his controversial comments against women and a CID probe into it. The hearing is...