21 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Former cricket captain Rahul Dravid feels that Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi didn't do the right thing by refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Incheon Asian Games in October, last year.
15 Jan 2015
Mumbai: After lending strong support to her cause, Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar met Commonwealth Games silver-medallist woman boxer L Sarita Devi, who is serving a one-year ban for her emotionally-charged protest at the Asiad.
25 Jun 2013
Nature's fury has devastated the serene region of Uttarakhand encompassing the majestic Kedarnath temple, which has got submerged in about 10 feet of debris, turning the area into a ghost town. Interestingly, both the sanctum sanctorum and the shrine bell are safe.
17 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi was on Wednesday handed a one-year ban by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games but the punishment is unlikely to hurt her career too badly as she would be allowed to compete in the 2016 Olympic qualifiers.
07 Jul 2012
Top BJP leaders on Saturday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention in saving the ancient Dhari Devi shrine in Uttarakhand which is facing threat of submergence in the Srinagar Dam in Garhwal.
18 Dec 2014
Kolkata: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Thursday said the one-year AIBA ban on Sarita Devi was not a big penalty and it was actually a good decision since she was not banned for life.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar will be meeting Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday to discuss Sarita Devi's possible ban, which could be imposed on the boxer by AIBA for refusing to accept the bronze medal during the Incheon Asian Games medal ceremony.
10 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Boxing India hinted that Sarita Devi may get some sort of punishment from AIBA but said that it was hoping for her to escape a long-term ban from the international federation so that her career is not affected much and she can compete in 2016 Olympics.
25 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Kathak queen Sitara Devi died at a hospital here on Tuesday. She was 94. Born in 1920 in Kolkata, Sitara Devi drew from the themes, poetry and choreography collected by her father in her choreographies. She also got inspired from the environment around her - whether it is a town or a village.
27 Dec 2014
Patna: Four Janata Dal(United) MLAs were disqualified on Saturday from the Bihar Legislative Assembly for anti-party activities, the Assembly secretary in-charge Hareram Mukhiya said.