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  • Mihika in action

    Mihika tames Abinika to lift Under-16 crown

    Mumbai: Third seed Mihika Yadav of Maharashtra in grand fashion crowned herself in glory by claiming the girl’s Under-16 singles crown in the Babolat 8th Ramesh Desai National Championship for boys’ and girls’ under-16 and Under-12, being organised by the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA).

  • The victorious Air-India team

    Air-India, Haryana Sports emerge champs

    Panvel: Favourites Air-India fulfilled the expectations of their supporters when they flattened Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) 39-20 in the men’s finals of the Rajeev Gandhi Gold Cup All-India Kabaddi Tournament. Haryana Sports from Jind comprising mostly class XII students bagged the women’s title by registering a facile 34-15 win over Shivshakti from Mumbai.

  • Virat Kohli wins Ceat cricketer of the year award

    Mumbai: India’s top batsman Virat Kohli today won the Ceat International Cricketer of the Year award while off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, the fastest player from the country to pick 100 Test wickets, bagged the Indian Player of the Year award for 2013-14.

  • UNESCO to set up global knowledge centre in Beijing

    Beijing: The UN today set up a global technology and knowledge centre in the Chinese capital that will assemble digital resources relating to engineering sciences and technologies.

  • Dena Bank bag ‘Super’ title, KSA finish second

    Mumbai: Dena Bank emerged Super Division champions of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League – 2013-14. The bankmen drew 1-1 with Wellingdon Catholic Gymkhana (WCG) in their concluding ‘Super-Six’ play-off match at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel.

  • Lavina nets two for Bandra Packers

    Mumbai: Bandra Packers prevailed over Franco Sports by a 2-0 margin in a  Group-B league match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) organised Women’s Football League – 2014 and played at the Mumbai Schools Sports Association ground, Azad Maidan on Monday afternoon. Striker Lavina D’Souza was at her best and scored both the goals for the winning side.

  • Anti-Modi post case youth appears before cops, quizzed

    Panaji: Marine engineer Devu Chodankar, who was booked for posting anti-Narendra Modi comments on his Facebook page, today appeared before Goa police for the first time and was grilled for over seven hours.

  • Sex racket busted at flat owned by ex-Mumbai top cop; 1 held

    Mumbai: A prostitution racket allegedly being run from a flat here owned by former Mumbai Police chief Satyapal Singh, now a BJP Member of Parliament, has been busted and the apartment’s caretaker arrested.

  • Sonia congratulates people of Telangana

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday congratulated the people of Telangana which officially became India’s 29th state, and gave her party the credit for its formation.

  • Agusta Westland Choper Deal

    Jaitley to review AgustaWestland chopper scam case

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will review the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland chopper deal with the ministry preparing a presentation for him on the procurement which was scrapped after allegations of bribery and payment of kickbacks.

  • Yogeshwar, Sushil shine in Itlay

    New Delhi: The celebrated Indian wrestling duo of Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar sparkled on debut in new weight categories by winning a gold and silver medal respectively in the International Competition in Sassari city, Italy.

  • National-level player held for abduction sent to 1-day PC

    New Delhi: A former national-level basketball player, arrested for allegedly robbing an Afghan couple and attempting to kidnap the woman, was today remanded to a day’s police custody by a court here which pulled up the Delhi Police for slapping kidnapping charge against the accused.

  • Two get life term for killing four-year-old child

    New Delhi: Two men have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court for murdering a four-year-old child by slitting his neck to take revenge from his father after an altercation.

  • Final test for unfinished Sao Paulo venue

    Sao Paulo: The Sao Paulo stadium hosting the opening match of the World Cup staged a second test game on Sunday, with its upper north terrace closed and its southern counterpart at half capacity on firefighters’ orders.

  • Tarun Tejpal

    SC to hear Tejpal’s plea for extending interim bail

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will Tuesday hear Tehlka founder editor Tarun Tejpal’s plea seeking extension of the interim bail he was granted for performing the last rites and other related rituals of his mother who had passed away last month.

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