01 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The one-year ban imposed on her for a tearful outburst at the Asian Games ending today, former world champion L Sarita Devi says the forced sabbatical proved to be a blessing in disguise as it helped her become a thinking boxer and a calmer person.
28 Sep 2015
Mina: The number of Indians killed in a stampede at the Haj rose to 45 today as authorities identified 10 more bodies among the victims of the worst tragedy in 25 years to hit the annual pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
27 Sep 2015
Mina: The death toll of Indian pilgrims in last week's horrific stampede during Haj rose to 35 today as authorities identified 13 more bodies among the victims of the worst tragedy to hit the annual pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
26 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Four more Indian Haj pilgrims have died in the stampede at Makkah in Saudi Arabia, taking the toll to 18, the government announced on Saturday."
25 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Claiming that the preparations of Indian athletes for next year's Olympics have been going on satisfactorily, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal yesterday said the country can win at least 10 medals in the Rio Games.
25 Sep 2015
Mina: Fourteen Indians were among 717 people killed here when Haj pilgrims jostled their way to perform the symbolic stoning of the devil in the second worst ever tragedy to hit the annual pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
21 Sep 2015
New Delhi: You would have heard names of many streets, institutions and other organizations which are named after distinguished personalities. Recently, a street of New Delhi has been named after former President Dr APJ Kalam. But, you will surprise to know that few planets in space which have been named after Indians to honour them for their exemplary work.
24 Sep 2015
Kolkata: Three Indians have made it to a new list of 100 notable tattoo artists from around the globe.
23 Sep 2015
Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Silicon Valley this week would help showcase achievements and contribution of Indians and Indian-Americans to the technology industry, a top American lawmaker has said.
26 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal yesterday said that Indian sports federations should learn from their overseas counterparts to prepare athletes for the Rio Olympics next year.