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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Mohammad Yousuf Downplays Importance of India-Pakistan Series

Karachi: Former Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf cannot understand the fuss around the proposed cricket series against India as he feels that apart from filling up Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) coffers, it would hardly make a difference to either of the two countries or to the world. (India Won’t Play With Us: Pakistan Cricket Board Chief […]

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Yuvraj Singh Buoys Peshawar Star Shahid Afridi Ahead of Pakistan Super League

At a time when the India-Pakistan bilateral series is in limbo and relationship between the two nations are fractured, the bonhomie and goodwill between cricketers of both countries has come as a breath of fresh air. (India Won’t Play With Us: Pakistan Cricket Board Chief Shahryar Khan) India’s 2011 World Cup-winning star Yuvraj Singh has […]

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Mitchell Starc Set to Miss World Twenty20 After Ankle Surgery

Hobart: Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc will have ankle surgery and is “unlikely” to play in the World Twenty20 tournament in India next year, Cricket Australia said on Thursday. (James Pattinson in For Mitchell Starc in Australia Line-up vs West Indies) Starc, who has had trouble with his right ankle stemming back to the Ashes […]

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