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  • Sandeep Singh all gung-ho for 2015 Hockey India League 18 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Still smarting from his side Punjab Warriors' loss in the summit clash of the Hockey India League (HIL) last year, veteran penalty corner specialist Sandeep Singh Thursday promised to come out all guns blazing in the third edition of the league starting Jan 22, next year. Sandeep scored 11...
  • Sarjubala, Saweety enter women's World boxing semis November 21, 2014

    South Korea: Indian boxers Shamjetsabam Sarjubala and Saweety reached the semi-finals of the Women's World Championships on Friday. Sarjubala started the proceedings with a dominating 3:0 win over Suguro Aldriani of Indonesia in the 48 kg quarter-final. Saweety followed it up with a 2:1 win over Marsic Anamarija of Croatia in...
  • Punjab secure place in knockout stage of Vijay Hazare trophy November 14, 2014

    Bilaspur: Punjab on Friday sealed a berth in the knockout stage of Vijay Hazare Trophy after scoring a comfortable three-wicket victory over host Himachal Pradesh in their final North Zone group match. Opener Amitoze Singh (50) scored a half-century while Gurkeerat Singh missed out his fifty by just one run as...
  • AIBA approves Boxing India as permanent member November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Friday approved Boxing India (BI) as a permanent member of the world body during the quadrennial Congress being held in Jeju, South Korea. "We are extremely delighted to be unanimously accepted as the permanent member of AIBA, at the ongoing AIBA quadrennial Congress...
  • KL Rahul expected in Indian Test squad for Australia November 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Karnataka's in-form young opener KL Rahul has staked a strong claim for inclusion in India's Test squad to Australia which is to be picked here on Tuesday by the five-man selection committee headed by Sandeep Patil. The two centuries (185 and 130) he hit for South Zone, albeit in a...
  • P Chidambaram said only names facing prosecution could be named, says Sandeep Dikshit October 29, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that the Congress did not sit on the list since 2011. "P Chidambaram said only names facing prosecution could be named. We are not attacking BJP for following due process of law," said Chidambaram. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi cemented the Congress party together, says senior leader Sandeep Dikshit October 29, 2014

    Five months after their Lok Sabha debacle the Congress is finally in an introspective mode but still shielding the Gandhis from any blame. CNN-IBN's Pallavi Ghosh talked to Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit. CNN-IBN: Do you agree with P Chidambaram when he says the Gandhis should have spoken more? Sandeep Dikshit: Oh...
  • Boxing India requests AIBA to be lenient on Sarita Devi October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Requesting the International Boxing Association to revoke the provisional suspension on L Sarita Devi, Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia on Monday said her unconditional apology and her impeccable past disciplinary record would form the crux of her defence in front of the world body. Sarita has been provisionally suspended...
  • Maharashtra elections: We will see a lot of dirty politics now, says Sandeep Dikshit October 19, 2014

    After the reports of NCP offering outside support to BJP, Congress spokesperson Sandeep Dikshit said, "BJP was calling NCP corrupt all these days, we shall see a lot of dirty politics now. It is no surprise that the NCP is offering support to BJP." ...
  • No surprises expected as India pick squad for West Indies ODIs October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The national selection committee headed by Sandeep Patil will on Saturday be announcing the 15-member Indian team for the upcoming ODI series against the West Indies that will start at Kochi on October 8. The BCCI has not yet clarified whether the selectors would name squad for first three...
  • Asian Games: Indians finish 4th, 5th in 50km race walk October 1, 2014

    Incheon: Sandeep Kumar and Basanta Bahadur Rana failed to add to India's medal tally as they finished fourth and fifth in the men's 50km race walk event of the 17th Asian Games here on Wednesday. Sandeep Kumar and Basanta Rana were sixth and seventh -- the final two places -- before...
  • Asian Games 2014, Day 8: Most profitable day for India September 27, 2014

    India, on the eighth day of competition at the Incheon Asian Games, leapfrogged to the 11th position in medals tally with a rich haul of 11 medals - 2 Gold, 3 Silver and 6 Bronze. In archery, India made history by winning the first ever gold medal in compound men's event...
  • Asian Games 2014: India win historic gold in compound men's team archery September 27, 2014

    Incheon: Indian archers started day eight of Asian Games with a bang by clinching a historic gold by beating favourites Korea 227-224 in the compound men's team archery on Saturday. The trio of Rajat Chauhan, Sandeep Kumar and Abhishek Verma were consistent right from the start as they shot nines and...
  • Asian Games 2014: Worked hard for this, it's a dream come true, says swimmer Sejwal September 26, 2014

    Incheon: Only the fourth Indian to clinch a swimming medal in the Asian Games, Sandeep Sejwal on Friday said his bronze in the 50m breaststroke event here is a dream realised after eight years of hard work with his coach Nihar Ameen. "I shifted from Delhi to Bangalore eight years ago...
  • Asian Games 2014, Day 7: Pistol shooters end campaign with silver, Sejwal wins Swimming bronze September 26, 2014

    The men's pistol team clinched a silver medal, while Sandeep Sejwal won a rare bronze in swimming but India slipped to the 16th position in the overall standings with a tally of 17 medals on the seventh day at the Asian Games on Friday. The pistol team, spearheaded by London...
  • Asian Games Swimming: Sandeep Sejwal wins bronze in 50m breast-stroke September 26, 2014

    Incheon: Sandeep Sejwal gave India's floundering swimming campaign a massive fillip by fetching a rare bronze medal in the 50m breaststroke event of the Asian Games on Friday. The 25-year-old topped his heats by clocking 28.25s before holding on to the third spot in the final race with a timing of...
  • Asiad Day 6 Analysis: Saina advances, Archers set for at least silver September 25, 2014

    India started the sixth day rather business-like fashion straightaway claiming a bronze medal in singles sculls final. Sawarn Singh finished his 2000m sculls in seven minutes and 10.65 seconds behind Iran's Mohsen Shadinaghadh and South Korea's Kim Dongyong, who got gold and silver respectively. On fifth day Dushiant Dushyant had...
  • Assembly bypoll results a defeat of PM Modi, his agenda: Congress September 16, 2014

    The Congress seemed to be on the road of revival after its performance in the Assembly bypolls. Party spokesperson Sandeep Dikshit said, "This election has to be seen as much as a defeat of Narendra Modi and his agenda and what his government has done in three months as a...
  • Indian walkers going extra mile for Asiad medals September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian race walkers are going the extra mile as they target medals at the Asian Games, starting on Friday in the South Korean city of Incheon. Olympian Irfan Thodi, who finished 10th at the 2012 London Olympics, Ganapathy K. and Khusbir Kaur are India's hopes in the 20km walk...
  • Congress member Sandeep Dikshit slams Rahul Gandhi supporters September 14, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Congress member Sandeep Dikshit slams Rahul Gandhi supporters. "Young secretaries have reduced Rahul Gandhi to a factional leader. Groupism is harming the Congress party and criticising senior leaders not correct," said Dikshit. ...
  • Sandeep Dikshit lashes out at Rahul's 'group' for being critical of senior leaders September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The tension within the Congress post its Lok Sabha poll debacle does not seem to recede. Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit has lashed out at party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's 'group' for being critical of senior cadres. "This groupism is harming the party and they need not be right in...
  • World Wrestling: Sandeep fails to recreate magic, Harpreet loses September 13, 2014

    Tashkent: Sandeep Tulsi Yadav, who created history by winning India's firstever medal in the GrecoRoman category in the World Wrestling Championship last year, failed to repeat his feat this time around as he went down in the Round of 32 in the 66kg division on Saturday. Having made it to the...
  • Manmohan Singh was following the previous government's policies, says Sandeep Dikshit September 12, 2014

    Manmohan Singh was following the previous government's policies, said Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit regarding the allegations made against the former prime minister by former CAG Sandeep Dikshit. ...
  • New boxing body elected but Asiad participation still doubtful September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Ending more than oneandahalf yearold impasse in Indian boxing officialdom, a new body headed by industrialist Sandeep Jajodia was elected on Thursday for a fouryear term in the elections conducted via a secret ballot in the presence of two observers from world body AIBA. While Jajodia, representing Chhattisgarh BA, was...
  • CLT20: Debutants Kings XI Punjab optimistic after an impressive IPL September 11, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab looked a completely different side in season seven of the Indian Premier League (IPL) where they stormed into the final of the tournament and were the most consistent performers of the 2014 edition of the cashrich Twenty20 league. Sanjay Bangar's incisive behindthescenes management helped Punjab pick some...
  • New York: Truck driver arrested for mowing down Sikh after calling him terrorist August 20, 2014

    New York: A 55yearold New York man accused of mowing down a Sikh man with his pickup truck after calling him a terrorist has been arrested on hate charges. Joseph Caleca, of Setauket on Long Island, was arraigned Tuesday on charges of attempted murder as a hate crime, assault as a...
  • Indian team for England ODIs to be picked on Aug 7 August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian squad for the fivematch ODI series against England, scheduled after the conclusion of the ongoing fiveTest series, would be picked here on August 7 by the national selection panel headed by Sandeep Patil. "The selection committee meeting (to pick team for ODIs as well as the lone T20...