Shooter

  • Alleged forcible conversion: Tara Sahdev's husband 'converted to Islam in 2007' August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Allegations are flying left, right and centre in the alleged forcible conversion case involving a national level woman shooter in Jharkhand. Tara Sahdev had accused her husband Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan of marrying her on a fake identity and then forcing her to convert to Islam. Kohli, who...
  • MHA seeks report into alleged forcible conversion of national level shooter August 25, 2014

    Unrest spread in Ranchi on Monday as the VHP called a bandh a day after national level shooter Tara Sahdev alleged that she was tortured by her husband after she refused to convert to Islam. ...
  • VHP protests against assault on national shooter for refusing to convert August 25, 2014

    Ranchi: Workers of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Monday held protests against the harassment of nationallevel shooter Tara Sahdev by her husband for refusing to convert. VHP has also called for bandh in Ranchi on Monday in protest of the incident. Sahdev alleged that her husband Rakibul Hasab kept her in forced...
  • National shooter tortured, kept in captivity by husband for not converting August 24, 2014

    Ranchi: In a shocking incident, national shooter Tara Sahdev has alleged that her husband assaulted her several times after she refused to convert. Sahdev alleged that her husband Rakibul Hasab kept her in forced captivity for one month during which she was starved and tortured, brutally assaulted and allegedly bitten...
  • CWG 2014: Gold count goes down but Indian shooters continue to shine August 4, 2014

    Glasgow: The gold medals were hard to come by this time but Indian shooters were nonetheless mostly on target as they reaped a rich harvest of 17 medals in the Commonwealth Games with the surprising exception of Olympic silvermedallist Vijay Kumar and the seasoned Heena Sidhu. India were hit hard at...
  • OGQ to support boxer Sarita Devi, rifle shooter Apurvi Chandela July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) is to support woman boxer Laishram Sarita Devi and rising rifle shooter Apurvi Chandela in the run up to their participation in the July 23August 3 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland and the SeptemberOctober Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. OGQ, founded by sports legends Prakash...
  • Junior Indian shooter withdrawn from world event for indecency September 20, 2013

    During the team's training camp in Italy for the shotgun world championship, one of the shooters misbehaved with female staff at the hotel. ...
  • Bhojpuri industry is sulking right now: Neetu Chandra September 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Neetu Chandra rues that she has not been able to release her Bhojpuri movie 'Deswa' as it is "high class" for her Bihar market and "low budget" for Hindi cinema. The film has been screened at various festivals, including the International Film Festival of India in Goa. "I don't think...
  • Fort Hood shooter sentenced to death for 2009 killings August 29, 2013

    A military jury on Wednesday sentenced a US Army psychiatrist to death for the 2009 mass murder of 13 people, mostly unarmed soldiers, at Fort Hood, Texas, which the convicted gunman said he committed in retaliation for US wars in the Muslim world. Major Nidal Hasan, who shouted "Allahu Akbar" ("God...
  • Jury begins deliberating life or death for Fort Hood shooter August 29, 2013

    Prosecutors in the trial of US Army Major Nidal Hasan on Wednesday asked the jury to sentence him to death for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, saying the convicted gunman is a criminal and "never will be a martyr." ~~amp;nbsp; The military jury of 13 officers who convicted Hasan...
  • Fort Hood shooter convicted of massacre, could get death penalty August 24, 2013

    A military jury convicted US Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan of all 13 charges of premeditated murder and all 32 charges of attempted premeditated murder on Friday for the November 2009 shooting spree against unarmed soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas. The convictions mean Hasan could face the death penalty by lethal...
  • Fort Hood shooter selected 'personal kill zone', says prosecutor August 23, 2013

    The US Army psychiatrist who has admitted shooting dead 13 fellow soldiers in 2009 chose one station at a Fort Hood medical facility as his "personal kill zone" because he knew it would be packed with soldiers, a prosecutor said on Thursday in closing arguments of a court-martial. Major Nidal Hasan,...
  • Indian shooters disappoint in ISSF World Cup May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian shooters' disappointing show in the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, USA continued as all the participants in the 10metre Air Pistol men's event crashed out in the qualifying round, with Jitu Rai narrowly missing the final cut. Rai finished 11th with a total score of 579...
  • Randeep Hooda: I feel I am overworked February 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Randeep Hooda may have made his Bollywood debut way back in 2001 with 'Monsoon Wedding', but got noticed only recently after his performances in 'Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai' and 'Jannat 2', which has put him back in demand. Evidently, the 36yearold actor is happy about the turnaround...
  • Police ID suspect killed during NY subway shooting January 5, 2013

    New York: Two police officers shot and wounded during a gun battle on a New York City subway train have been released from the hospital, as authorities identified the man who opened fire and was later killed. The subway shooting was the second of two Thursday involving New York City...
  • Ambushed NY firemen shot dead by exprisoner December 25, 2012

    New York: A gunman who spent 17 years in prison for murder ambushed and killed two volunteer firefighters and wounded two others on Monday near Rochester, New York, as they responded to a house fire he deliberately set, police said. William Spangler, 62, shot and killed himself after a gunfight...
  • US: New details emerge about Connecticut shooter December 22, 2012

    Newton: As the nation paused to mark a week since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details emerged Friday about the gunman, Adam Lanza, who acquaintances said was able to take apart and reassemble a computer in a matter of minutes but rarely spoke to anyone. In high...
  • US: School shooting suspect had ties with school December 15, 2012

    Washington: A law enforcement official says the attacker in the Connecticut school shootings is a 20yearold man with ties to the school. The official said that a gun used in the attacks is a .223caliber rifle. The official also said that New Jersey state police are searching a location in that...
  • Lukewarm response for Indian GP this year October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: It may not be the same as inaugural year in terms of response, but the second Indian Grand Prix still recorded a turn out of 65,000 spectators, which included the who's who of tinsel town, politics and sporting fraternity. Unlike last year that witnessed a whopping 95,000 turn...
  • Jaspal Rana appointed junior pistol chief coach October 16, 2012

    New DelhI: Multiple Asian Games gold medallist, Jaspal Rana, has been appointed chief coach for junior pistol shooters by the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI). Asked about the term, the NRAI said it will be reviewed sporadically. According to NRAI advisor Baljeet Singh Sethi, Rana will be entitled to...
  • UP: Grandmoms become shooters, fight gender bias September 12, 2012

    Baghpat: Grandmothers from Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district have decided to take on age old prejudices and discrimination against women. The gunwielding grandmoms are the new force to reckon with. In the wild west of Uttar Pradesh, where female foeticide is practised, the two guntoting grandmoms are shooting some age and...
  • Olympic silvermedallist Vijay wants to quit army August 6, 2012

    New Delhi: London Olympic silvermedallist shooter Vijay Kumar on Sunday said that he wants to leave Indian Army as he has not been given a single promotion in last six years despite good performances at the national and international levels. Unheralded Vijay, who is a subedar with 16 Dogra Regiment, provided...
  • Go for Glory: Vijay Kumar bags silver for India August 4, 2012

    CNNIBN's experts talk about the joy Vijay Kumar's victory brought to the whole of India and also discuss the other results of day 7. ...
  • Go for Glory: Vijay makes India proud August 4, 2012

    Vijay Kumar gave India its second medal of the London Olympics, winning the silver in the men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol event. ...
  • Great moment for me: Vijay Kumar August 4, 2012

    Speaking exclusively to CNNIBN Silver Medallist Vijay Kumar said that he was trying to control his emotions to maintain the concentration throughout the event. ...
  • I was mentally prepared for this moment: Vijay August 4, 2012

    London: India's new shooting sensation Vijay Kumar, who clinched a silver medal in the Olympic Games here, said he had mentally prepared himself for winning a medal and was elated to have achieved his main objective. "I had mentally prepared myself for this moment. Being in the Army has made me...
  • Rs 1 cr for Olympic silver winner Vijay Kumar August 4, 2012

    Shimla Himachal Pradesh government on Friday announced a cash reward of Rs 1 crore for the army's marksman Vijay Kumar for winning the silver medal in London Olympic in men's 25 metre rapid fire event. Making the announcement minutes after Vijay Kumar, who hails from Hamirpur district of the north Indian...
  • Credit for Vijay's success goes to Army: Father August 4, 2012

    New Delhi: An ecstatic father of Vijay Kumar attributed his son's Olympic success to the years of hard work and discipline inculcated in him by the Indian Army. "I don't have words to express my feelings. Full credit to Indian army which supported his training and the discipline that he inculcated...
  • Olympics: Indian shooter Vijay Kumar bags silver August 14, 2012

    London: Army marksman Vijay Kumar won a silver medal for India in the men's 25 metre rapid fire event at the 2012 London Olympics here on Friday. The gold went to Cuban Leuris Pupo while Chinese Feng Ding got the bronze. Pupo kept his cool to win Cuba's first gold. Pupo...
  • Olympics: Shooter Vijay wins silver, Saina loses August 4, 2012

    Shooter Vijay Kumar won a silver medal for India in the men's 25 metre rapid fire event at the 2012 London Olympics here on Friday. Kumar beat back the challenge of world champion Alexei Klimov of Russia, Chinese duo of Ding Feng and Zhang Jian and German Christian Reitz in...