Ravinder Singh

  • CWG 2014: Why didn't India's javelin throwers participate in the final after qualifying? August 4, 2014

    Two athletes from India, Vipin Kasana and Ravinder Singh Khaira, made it to the final of the javelin throw competition at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games that concluded on Sunday; but they didn't participate in the medal round. The reason is not known. Kasana and Singh, who come from Uttar Pradesh and...
  • CWG 2014: India through to final of men's triple jump, javelin throw August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: India's Arpinder Singh advanced to the final of the men's triple jump while javelin throwers Ravinder Singh Khaira and Vipin Kasana also made it to the final of their event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. There was some bad news, though, for the Indian continget as men's 4x400-metre and women's...
  • Ravi Subramanian proves Penguin's popular fiction strategy: acquire established bestelling authors September 26, 2013

    With the publication of Ravi Subramanian's fifth novel Bankerupt, Penguin Random House India's commercial strategy is becoming increasingly evident. In July this year, Penguin took away the bestselling Subramanian from Rupa, where his first four novels Devil In Pinstripes, The Incredible Banker, If God Was A Banker, and The Bankster...
  • Penguin India launches e-singles short digital reads June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Curl-up-with-a-book now can get a lot easier with the launch of Esingles - short and digital-only reads by Penguin Books targeted at people who are short of time but still love to read books. "E-singles are Penguin's short, digital-only reads meant for people who, while sometimes short on...
  • Haryana minister faces heat on alleged bogus voting April 17, 2013

    Gurgaon: A Gurgaon court on Tuesday noted that there was a prima facie case against Haryana Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Sukhbir Kataria for his suspected role in a case of alleged bogus voting in 2009, said a representative of a petitioner NGO. The minister is facing nine cases of irregular...
  • Punjab beat Bengal in Mushtaq Ali March 28, 2013

    Indore: Punjab came up with a fine all round performance to register a 25-run victory over Bengal in the Super League (Group B) match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament here today. Electing to bat, Punjab scored 168 for six in their stipulated 20 overs, and then restricted Bengal...
  • Punjab beat Jammu and Kashmir in North Zone encounter February 17, 2013

    Dharamsala: Punjab's bowlers made up for poor performance by the team's batsman to beat Jammu and Kashmir by 49 runs in a low-scoring weather-truncated North Zone leg encounter of the Vijay Hazare National One Day Championship here Sunday. Restricted to 168 for eight in 23 overs after being put into bat,...
  • Amritsar molestation: Expelled SAD leader arrested December 6, 2012

    Amritsar: The Punjab police have arrested former Shiromani Akali Dal leader Ranjit Singh Rana and another accused in the Amritsar case where a policeman was shot dead for saving his daughter from molesters. Two other accused are absconding. An Assistant Sub Inspector, Ravinder Singh, of the Punjab Police was shot...
  • Economist-Crossword Book Award: 'Incredible Banker' wins best popular book October 19, 2012

    Mumbai: 'The Incredible Banker' by Ravi Subramanian has bagged the 'best popular book' award for 2011, instituted by the Economist-Crossword Book Award. 'The Folded Earth' by Anuradha Roy won the award in the Indian Fiction category while the Indian Non-Fiction award went to 'A Free Man' by Aman Sethi, '17'...
  • Young Indian writers scripting a new trend March 30, 2012

    New Delhi: While mainstream films have seen mass consumption in the country, a new breed of Indian fiction is seen doing the same. These books speak in a language which is hooking on a lot of first time readers. Indian writing in English has moved far beyond the Amitav Ghoshes,...
  • No mercy on army men who fake kills: Govt April 4, 2008

    New Delhi: The Union Government has come out with a strong message that there will be no mercy for those who have faked kills to advance their military careers. On Thursday the Ministry of Defence turned down the Army's recommendation to re-instate Colonel HS Kohli. Infamous as the Ketchup Colonel, Kohli was...
  • Army to recall 'Ketchup' Col, seniors let off April 3, 2008

    New Delhi: Last year CNN-IBN had reported how senior army officers were faking kills to win gallantry awards. The entire controversy, infamously known as Ketchup Colonel episode, ended the career of Colonel HS Kohli. Col Kohli, commanding officer of an artillery regiment, had taken photographs of civilians splashed with tomato ketchup...