Devendra Jhajharia, Sardar Singh recommended for Khel Ratna; Harmanpreet Kaur, Cheteshwar Pujara for Arjuna awards

Devendra Jhajharia, Sardar Singh recommended for Khel Ratna; Harmanpreet Kaur, Cheteshwar Pujara for Arjuna awards

New Delhi: The award selection committe today, recommended names of Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia and former Hockey India captain Sardar Singh for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards, while cricketers Cheteshwar Pujara, Harmanpreet Kaur were listed among 17 sportspersons for Arjuna awards. Jhajharia had won a gold medal in men’s javelin throw F46 category in the Rio […]

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Next T20 World Cup and the next two years of international series is what I am looking at now, says Mithali Raj

Next T20 World Cup and the next two years of international series is what I am looking at now, says Mithali Raj

New Delhi: The ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 was Mithali Raj’s last appearance on the larger arena, at least that is what circulated moments after the Indian team finished runners-up at the Lord’s finale, but today the Indian skipper came forth to announce her next assignment donning the Indian jersey – the T20 World Cup […]

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Five days on, five things to know about Qatar-Gulf rift

Five days on, five things to know about Qatar-Gulf rift

Qatar vows to defy pressure as Saudi-led bloc hardens stance against Doha despite a flurry of diplomacy. Most residents of Qatar were still fast asleep when neighbouring Bahrain on Monday announced it was cutting diplomatic ties with Doha, delivering the first of a series of coordinated diplomatic strikes that has left the region in disarray. […]

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Modi talks terror, territorial sovereignty at SCO meet, sends message to Pak, China

Modi talks terror, territorial sovereignty at SCO meet, sends message to Pak, China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a strong pitch for coordinated efforts among SCO members to combat the menace of terrorism and enhance connectivity without impinging on sovereignty and territorial integrity. In his address at the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in the Kazakh capital, where Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif […]

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Jhulan Goswami – leading wicket taker in Women’s ODIs

Jhulan Goswami – leading wicket taker in Women’s ODIs

India’s Jhulan Goswami is now the leading wicket taker (181) in Women’s ODIs. She surpassed Australian Cathryn Fitzpatrick’s tally of 180 wickets in one day internationals.India fast bowler Jhulan Goswami on Tuesday created history by becoming the leading wicket-taker in the one day internationals for women’s. The right-arm medium pacer achieved the feat when she […]

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MS Dhoni Declares At 199, Makes Way For Virat Kohli

Mahendra Singh Dhoni took the cricketing world by surprise again as he stepped down as captain of India’s ODI and T20 teams on Wednesday. Just like his retirement from Test cricket, nobody saw it coming especially since Dhoni was expected to carry on at least till the Champions Trophy in England. As they say, it […]

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3 Words Was All It Took For MS Dhoni to Sign Off As Captain

Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Chief Selector MSK Prasad were at the Vidharbha Cricket Association Stadium in Jamtha, just outside Nagpur, on Wednesday morning, in the backdrop of the Jharkhand-Gujarat Ranji Trophy semi-final match. In the evening, MSD contacted MSK and said, “OK, that’s it.” He was no longer India’s ODI and T20I captain. The meeting […]

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