19 Sep 2014
Tokyo: Putting up yet another dominating performance, defending champions Sania Mirza and Cara Black outclassed Jelena Jankovic and Arantxa Parra Santonja 6-3 6-2 to reach the summit clash of the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open, on Friday.
18 Sep 2014
Tokyo: Defending champions, Sania Mirza and Cara Black knocked out Martina Hingis and Belinda Bencic in straight sets to reach the semifinals of the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open, here on Thursday.
23 Aug 2014
It was just like old times for Michael Phelps on Friday. The world's most decorated swimmer was on the top of the podium at the Pan Pacific championships, collecting another gold medal after a thrilling race win.
19 Jul 2013
Mumbai: Taking health hazards of all nicotine-laced gutkha and paan masala seriously, Maharashtra government has announced an extension on ban on these products for another year. Minister of State for Home, Satej Patil informed the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly of the decision.
22 Aug 2014
Michael Phelps made an ominous return to international competition on Friday, qualifying for the final of the 100 metres freestyle at the Pan Pacific championships at Australia's Gold Coast.
16 Aug 2014
Brisbane: American swimming superstar Michael Phelps on Saturday said it would take time to return to his best ahead of next week's Pan Pacific Championships in Australia.
27 Aug 2012
The Punjab government on Monday banned the sale, storage, manufacture and distribution of Gutkha and Pan masala or other items with tobacco and nicotine content in the state. Disclosing this here, an official spokesperson said that the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had cleared the file approving the proposal of the state Health and Family Welfare department for banning the Gutkha and Pan masala in the larger interest of public health.
19 Jul 2012
The ban on gutkha and pan masala across Maharashtra would come into effect from Friday.
10 Jun 2012
Maharashtra government was contemplating a ban on gutka and pan masala products, Deputy Chief Minister and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar said here on Sunday.
25 May 2012
Citing increasing incidence of diseases like oral cancer, the Congress-led UDF Government in Kerala on Friday announced a ban on the manufacture and sale of gutka and pan masala containing tobacco in the state with immediate effect.