02 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Buoyed by improving business sentiment, the tablet market in India is showing signs of recovery with 9 percent growth in sales at 0.85 million units in the April-June quarter, research firm IDC said.
24 Feb 2014
Moscow: Ballet, circus acts and the classics of Russian literature and music were at the heart of Sunday's Sochi Olympics closing ceremony, leaving Russia, which dominated the medals standings, with a sense of accomplishment.
25 Aug 2014
Kolkata: Having missed out on a bronze medal in Guangzhou four years ago, Indian recurve archer Deepika Kumari is looking to open her account in the individual event at the Asian Games in Incheon next month.
25 Jul 2014
New Delhi: With an aim to increase India's medal tally in 2016 and 2020 Olympics, the Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme" and an elite athletes identification committee, which will include sporting greats Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra among others.
19 Aug 2014
Patiala: India's K T Irfan has rued the lack of international competitions for race walkers but still feels he can have a shot at a medal in the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
21 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Back in form with a national record-equalling performance after a "horror show" in the Commonwealth Games, high hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya feels he stands a bright chance of winning a medal in the upcoming Asian Games.
15 Aug 2014
Kolkata: For the first time in West Bengal, Police Medals and commendation awards were conferred to IPS officers and officials of various departments for their distinguished service by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Independence Day.
25 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Telangana government on Wednesday chosed tennis star Sania Mirza as brand ambassador of new-born state and gave her Rs one crore, after which Indian ace badminton player Saina Nehwal tweeted that government still owed her Rs 50 lakh promised to her after she won the Olympics bronze medal in 2012.
16 Aug 2014
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): Three police personnel of Gadchiroli police were awarded with the President's Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) for their outstanding performance in service.
20 Aug 2014
Paramus: Five-times major winner Phil Mickelson, nearly done with a mostly disappointing season, has set his sights on 2015 and a campaign to realise a golfing dream at the Rio Olympics the following year.