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  • Chief of Army Staff addresses Infantry Commanders

    MHOW : The 33rdInfantry Commanders’ Conference continued on Friday at the Infantry School, Mhow. General Dalbir Singh, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC, Chief of the Army Staff presided over the conference. The proceedings of the conference started with a welcome note and update by the DG Infantry. Thereafter, issues such as modernization of Infantry, the future perspective to include issues such as training and human resource development were discussed. The conference concluded

  • Toughest conditions I have played in: Hashim Amla

    Nagpur : Complimenting India for sealing the four-Test rubber with a 124-run victory on a spin-friendly track in the third Test on Friday, South Africa captain Hashim Amla said these were the “toughest conditions he had ever experienced” in his career. “Probably these are the toughest I have experienced in my Test career. The surface was probably the toughest I have had as well, and the cricket itself was really difficult. So credit to

  • Phillip Hughes remembered on his 1st death anniversary

    Adelaide : The first anniversary of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes’s death was marked with a sombre, low-key observance during the first-ever day-night Test match in Adelaide on Friday. Hughes, 25, who played 26 Tests, died from bleeding on the brain on November 27 last year after being hit on the base of the skull by a rising ball at the Sydney Cricket Ground during a domestic match.

  • Day-night Test begins on fall of 12 wickets

    Adelaide : The opening day of the first day-night cricket Test was as lively as organisers could have wished for with the pink ball swinging under lights and the crowd swelling to 47,441 as Australia struggled to stumps at 54-2 after bowling New Zealand out for 202 on Friday. Skipper Steve Smith (24) and Adam Voges (9) were unbeaten after David Warner (1) was dismissed in the fourth over, and Joe Burns (14) was

  • HI supremo Batra blasts BCCI for Indo-Pak cricket revival

    “I  t is all about money, but in times like these you have to rise above monetary gains. We all know Hockey India needs more money than BCCI, but we trashed the MoU with Pakistan dating back to 2012 in the wake of cross-border terrorism.”

  • ATK open semis door

    Kolkata beat FC Pune CITY 4-1

  • P V Sindhu enter semis

    Macau : Two-time defending champion P V Sindhu remained on course for retaining her women’s singles title as she reached the semifinals with a hard-fought three-game win over China’s Chen Yufei at the USD 120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold on Friday. World No. 12 Sindhu surpassed Chen 21-13 18-21 21-14 in a quarterfinal match emerge as the lone Indian survivor after men’s singles players B Sai Praneeth and H S Prannoy bowed out. The

  • Right On Top 

    Indian colts maintain clean slate, beat Afghans,

  • Toss gets makeover in County

    London : The mandatory coin toss will will get a makeover in the County Championship next season, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed. The change is effective in both divisions and aims to encourage better pitches for four-day cricket. “The visiting captain will be offered the opportunity of bowling first. If he declines, the toss will take place as normal. But if he accepts, there will be no toss,” ECB said in

  • Sandip, Sara emerge as fastest sprinters

    Mumbai : Sandip Kumar from Sprinters Sports Club and Nashbik’s Secil Sara fromAshoka SA, Nashik, emerged the fastest sprinters on the second day of the 40th Bombay YMCA State Level athletic championships, held at Sports Authority of India here today.  Sandip in a thrilling finish, pipped Leon Poorekhosandi at the post by clocking 11.0 secs. While the Nashik girl eualised the 1998 mark 0f Rupali Chauhai’s timing of 12.3 secs.

  • Double for Tamil Nadu’s Senthilkumar

    Mumbai : Top seed Velavan Senthilkumar of Tamil Nadu won the men’s and boys under-19 titles, in the 72nd CCI-Western India Open Squash Tournament, at the Cricket Club of India. Also living up to her top billing was Akanksha Salunkhe of Vasco, Goa who beat second seed Urwashi Joshi of Jindal, Mumbai 11-5, 11-3, 11-5 for the women’s crown, and got the better of Sunayna Kuruvilla of Tamil Nadu 11-7, 8-11, 11-4, 11-5 for

  • Air India enter final

    Mumbai  : Neil Gaikwad’s goal in the opening minutes of the first semi final helped Air India (AI) secure a narrow 1-0 win against Kenkre FC and book a place in the final of the 109th RCF Nadkarni Cup football tournament organized by RCF under the aegis of MDFA at the RCF sports complex. The thirty year old AI striker, Neil netted a goal in the ninth minute of the match that turned

  • Climate change will proceed faster than expected: Study

    London : Because increased temperature also affects greenhouse gas emissions that arise naturally, global warming will progress faster than what was previously believed, projects a new study.