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  • Three people killed in shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas City 14-04-2014 12:21 PM

    Three people, including a 14-year-old boy, were killed on Sunday at two different Jewish community facilities in a Kansas City-area suburb, and a man was in custody as police investigated whether the shootings were anti-Semitic, authorities said. Police said it was too early to determine a motive, but they were...
  • Manavjit Sandhu pips Olympic champion to clinch gold at shotgun World Cup 12-04-2014 11:21 AM

    New Delhi: India's Manavjit Singh Sandhu produced some excellent shooting to clinch the men's trap gold medal ahead of two-time Olympic champion Michael Diamond at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Tucson, USA. The 37-year-old Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardee shot scores of 121 and 13 in the qualification and...
  • Heena Sidhu happy but doesn't want to stop 11-04-2014 07:40 PM

    By virtue of consistent performances, shooter Heena Sidhu has become world No.1 in the 10 metres air pistol event. ...
  • Ronjan Sodhi leads India's field in Shotgun World Cup 08-04-2014 07:47 PM

    Champion double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi will spearhead the Indian challenge in the upcoming ISSF Shotgun World Cup beginning in Tucson, USA from Wednesday. The opening day is meant for official training with the competition starting from second day onwards. Besides Sodhi, Mohammad Asab and Ankur Mittal will be the...
  • 'I am scared to sleep', tearful Pistorius tells court 08-04-2014 08:46 AM

    His voice trembling with emotion, Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand in his own defence on Monday, saying the Valentine's Day shooting of his girlfriend last year had left him sleepless, terrified and plagued by nightmares. The disabled South African track star, on trial for murder, apologised to the mother...
  • Emotional Oscar Pistorius takes stand in own defence at murder trial 07-04-2014 04:45 PM

    South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand in his own defence at his murder trial on Monday, saying the shooting of his girlfriend had left him sleepless, terrified and plagued by nightmares. He also apologised to the mother of Reeva Steenkamp in the public...
  • Shooter Heena Sidhu becomes world No.1 07-04-2014 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: By virtue of consistent performances, shooter Heena Sidhu has now become world No.1 in the 10 metres air pistol event, according to the recent rankings released by International Shooting Sport Federation. Last month in Kuwait, she won a gold medal in the Asian Air Gun Championship and also...
  • Fort Hood limping back to normalcy after shooting tragedy 04-04-2014 07:13 AM

    Houston: Just a day after the deadly shooting incident at otherwise quiet Fort Hood military base in Texas, life is slowly getting back to normal, but not without affecting minds of several who were still struggling to forget wounds imparted by similar incident almost 5 years back. On Thursday, a...
  • US Fort Hood shooting: Details about the gunman 03-04-2014 11:43 AM

    Officials at Fort Hood have released few details about the gunman who killed three people before taking his own life in a shooting on Wednesday at the sprawling Army base. Here's what we know about the gunman. - His name is Ivan Lopez. He is married, has other family members...
  • Texas: Shooting at the US Army base, 4 including gunman dead 03-04-2014 07:02 AM

    Texas: A gunman opened fire on Wednesday at Fort Hood in an attack that left four dead, including the shooter, law enforcement officials said. One of the officials, citing official internal US Justice Department updates, said 14 others were hurt. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were...
  • Heena wins silver in Fort Benning, breaks ground 29-03-2014 02:53 PM

    New Delhi: World number two air pistol shooter Heena Sidhu continued her impressive form as she clinched a silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, USA, the feat taking her closer to the number one spot in her event. The 24-year-old shooter from Ludhiana shot an impressive...
  • Oscar Pistorius trial: "I'm scared of you sometimes" read one of Reeva Steenkamp's text message 24-03-2014 08:20 PM

    Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend told the athlete she was sometimes scared of him and complained about what she described as his short temper and jealousy in the weeks before he killed her, according to phone messages revealed at the Olympian's murder trial on Monday. "I can't be attacked by outsiders...
  • Oscar Pistorius to sell home where he killed girlfriend to pay legal expenses 20-03-2014 11:13 PM

    Oscar Pistorius will sell the luxury Pretoria home in which he shot and killed his girlfriend to pay his legal expenses due to an unexpected delay in the trial, his lawyer said on Thursday. The Olympic and Paralympic athlete is on trial for the murder of 29-year old model and...
  • Oscar Pistorius lawyer scrutinises police investigation 13-03-2014 05:11 PM

    Pretoria: A photograph of Oscar Pistorius' blood-stained prosthetic legs was used by his chief defense lawyer Thursday to attempt to show that the athlete was wearing them, as he says, when he broke down a toilet door with a cricket bat to get to the girlfriend he fatally shot. The...
  • Fed up of 'incessant' questioning, man shoots wife dead 11-03-2014 07:20 PM

    A 30-year-old woman was on Tuesday shot dead by her husband in the Uttar Pradesh capital, police said. The incident took place at Kursi Road in Lucknow when, apparently fed up by the incessant questioning of his wife on coming home late, wood merchant Mustakeem shot Noor Bano and fled...
  • Shooters Heena Sidhu, Chain Singh win gold in Asian Championship 11-03-2014 11:38 AM

    New Delhi: India's ace shooter Heena Sidhu produced some excellent shooting to clinch the air pistol women's gold medal while Chain Singh bagged a gold medal in men's air rifle event at the 7th Asian Championship in Kuwait on Monday. After her standout performance in the qualification round, Heena was...
  • Oscar Pistorius weeps as court hears Reeva Steenkamp autopsy detailsOscar Pistorius weeps as court hears Reeva Steenkamp autopsy details 10-03-2014 06:07 PM

    "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius broke down on Monday when a South African court heard details from the autopsy of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, whom the track star is accused of murdering on Valentine's Day last year. The testimony of pathologist Gert Saayman was interrupted twice by Pistorius' sobbing and retching but...
  • Oscar Pistorius murder trial grips viewers worldwide 09-03-2014 10:54 PM

    Pretoria, South Africa: During breaks in his murder trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes confers intensely with his camp, murmuring in the ear of his chief defense lawyer. When witnesses testify, the double-amputee athlete takes notes or sits with hands clasped, occasionally covering his face, head bowed, as though troubled by the...
  • Shooter Pooja Ghatkar wins gold in Asian Championship 09-03-2014 08:37 PM

    New Delhi: Promising Indian shooter Pooja Ghatkar on Sunday clinched the gold medal in women's air rifle event besides winning a bronze in the team event on the opening day of the 7th Asian Championship in Kuwait. Ghatkar scored 413.1 in the Qualification round. With her brilliant score of 208.8,...
  • Oscar Pistorius' ex-girlfriend says he fired from car 07-03-2014 06:41 PM

    A seething Oscar Pistorius fired his pistol out of a car's open sun-roof after an argument with a police officer, ex-girlfriend Samantha Taylor told a court on Friday, the fifth day of his trial for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. Testifying in the Pretoria High Court, she described how the...
  • Witness feared Pistorius might kill himself after shooting girlfriend 06-03-2014 11:11 PM

    One of the first people on the scene after Oscar Pistorius shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp told a court on Thursday he feared the Olympic and Paralympic star, now on trial for murder, might kill himself with the same gun. Testifying on the fourth day of the trial, neighbour Johan Stipp...
  • Randhir Singh the man to watch at the Indian Shotgun Open 01-03-2014 09:43 AM

    The 67-year-old shooter Randhir Singh performed at the Indian Shotgun Open at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad. ...
  • 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius faces day in court 28-02-2014 10:11 PM

    Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius will stand in a Pretoria dock on Monday to face a charge of murdering his girlfriend, opening the decisive chapter in the story of the rise and fall of one of the world's most recognisable athletes. Barring a last-minute change of heart, the...
  • Rail passenger fires at kanwariyas following a clash over reserved coaches 27-02-2014 06:52 PM

    A man sustained a bullet injury during a clash here between railway passengers and kanwariyas after the latter allegedly boarded the reserved coaches of a train, police said on Thursday. An FIR has been lodged against 50 unknown persons by the Railway Police, they said. "Last night a number of...
  • Shooters Ronjan Sodhi, Manavjit Sandhu launch Indian Shotgun Open 25-02-2014 09:15 PM

    With an aim to broad-base shooting in the country, Sodhi and Sandhu are organising the first-ever Indian Shotgun Open. ...
  • Ronjan Sodhi, Manavjit Sandhu launch Indian Shotgun Open 25-02-2014 06:54 PM

    New Delhi: With an aim to broad-base shooting in the country, Ronjan Sodhi and Manavjit Sandhu are organising the first-ever Indian Shotgun Open, which will allow enthusiasts to compete on an even keel with the reigning stars of the sport, starting Wednesday. The tournament seeks to encourage youngsters to compete...
  • Amit Pilaniya to participate in Asian Airgun Championship 12-02-2014 03:13 PM

    Bhopal:Shooter Amit Kumar Pilaniya will take part in the seventh Asian Airgun Championship to be held at Kuwait from March 7 to 13. Amit of Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy, has also been selected to take part in the Shooting World Cup, an official release here said. He on Tuesday...
  • Abhinav Bindra claims third gold in Inter Shoot Tri series Shooting 09-02-2014 01:45 PM

    New Delhi: Ace Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra added another gold at the Inter Shoot Tri series Shooting and became the first individual to win three gold medals in the event being held at Hague, Netherlands. Beijing Olympics gold medallist Bindra was in roaring form as he clinched the yellow metal...
  • Abhinav Bindra wins two gold medals in Inter Shoot Tri series Shooting 07-02-2014 06:39 PM

    New Delhi: Beijing Olympics gold medalist shooter Abhinav Bindra clinched his second gold medal of the competition at the Inter Shoot Tri series Shooting being held at Hague, Netherlands. The 31-year-old Indian had won his first medal in this Tri series competition on Thursday with a qualification score was 613.7....