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Chhattisgarh: Three naxals killed in separate incidents

Chhattisgarh: Three naxals killed in separate incidents

Bijapur(PTI): Three naxals were on Saturday gunned down by security forces at separate places in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar division. While two cadres were killed in the Bastar district, another was eliminated in Bijapur, police said. In Bastar, the skirmish took place early on Saturday morning in restive Sanguel forest under Burgum police station area between a […]

Armed forces chiefs of Indian Army meet PM Modi

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Armed forces chiefs of Indian Army meet PM Modi

NEW DELHI(ANI): The chiefs of the Army and the Air Force along with the Vice Chief of the Navy on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence in New Delhi. The meeting assumes significance as it comes against the backdrop of the deadly Uri attack. Defence sources described the meeting as “routine”. The […]

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Sania-Strycova stamp authority to clinch Pan Pacific Open

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Sania-Strycova stamp authority to clinch Pan Pacific Open

India’s Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova posted a comfortable straight-set win over unseeded Chinese pair of Chen Liang and Zhaoxuan Yang to lift the Toray Pan Pacific Open title in Tokyo on Saturday. The second-seeded Indo-Czech combination had an easy outing against the Chinese duo as they took just 51 minutes to […]

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Prajnesh to meet Sanam

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Prajnesh to meet Sanam

Second seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran showed nerves of steel on his way to a 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(3) win over a fighting Vishnu Vardhan in the men’s singles semifinals of the LMW-ITF Futures tournament here on Friday. Both players were equally strong with their serves, but it was third seed Vishnu who gained an early break in […]

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Minister reiterates support for Paralympic medallists

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Minister reiterates support for Paralympic medallists

The Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel reiterated the support for Paralympic medallists and assured that their performances in the Rio Paralympics would merit claim for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the same way as the performances in the Olympics. Addressing the athletes who had returned from the Paralympics, at the celebratory dinner hosted by […]

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Sindhu, Sakshi felicitated

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Sindhu, Sakshi felicitated

It was a momentous occasion as Kerala sport celebrated the Olympic success of P. V. Sindhu and Sakshi Malik in style at a felicitation function organised in the honour of the two sporting heroes here on Friday. Organised jointly by the Kerala State Sports Council (KSSC) and the Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs (DSYA) […]

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Williamson, Latham sweep the Indians off their feet

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Williamson, Latham sweep the Indians off their feet

Sweep can be an effective weapon. Kane Williamson and Tom Latham, thriving on the right-left combination, pushed the level of the contest a notch higher with their outstanding patience — the essence of good batsmanship in the longer version of the game — and their ability to play the sweep with such proficiency. Ball tossed […]

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Thodari: Where there’s a wheel…

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Thodari: Where there’s a wheel…

With most films, a critic prepares for a dissection. With Thodari, it’s more of an autopsy. The film is dead on arrival. You come away with the impression that director Prabhu Solomon gives one hell of a story narration. What else can explain why an artist like Dhanush signed up, despite situations that have him […]

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Dhanush to play cameo in his directorial debut

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Dhanush to play cameo in his directorial debut

Actor Dhanush, who is gearing up for his Tamil directorial debut “Power Pandi”, will be seen playing a cameo in the film, a source said. Veteran actor Raj Kiran has been roped in to play the title role. “Dhanush will be briefly seen playing the younger version of Raj Kiran. It will be a cameo […]

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Williamson, Latham sweep the Indians off their feet

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Williamson, Latham sweep the Indians off their feet

Sweep can be an effective weapon. Kane Williamson and Tom Latham, thriving on the right-left combination, pushed the level of the contest a notch higher with their outstanding patience — the essence of good batsmanship in the longer version of the game — and their ability to play the sweep with such proficiency. Ball tossed […]

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