Tag: India

Indian men's archery team secures Olympics berth

Den Bosch (The Netherlands):  The Indian men’s archery team on Wednesday secured the quota for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by entering the quarterfinal of the World Championships with a 5-3 win over Canada here. For the first time after the 2012 London Olympics, the Indian men made the cut to secure a team quota. They […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India to begin Windies Tour from August 3

St. John’s (Antigua):  India will begin its ICC World Test Championship campaign with the two-Test series to be played in the West Indies in late August. The two Tests will be played at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua (August 22-26) and at Sabina Park in Jamaica (August 30-September 3). Before that, both the […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Women's Hockey: Indian Juniors lose to Belarus Seniors

Baranovichi: India’s junior women’s hockey team went down 1-4 to the Belarus senior women’s team in the third match of the ongoing series. Belarus lead the series 2-1. Despite the scoreline, India’s juniors held Belarus for large periods of the match played on Wednesday, and tested their defence constantly. Belarus’ team kicked off proceedings at […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India, NZ share points after another washout

Nottingham: The frustrating English weather finally caught up with the Indian team as their third World Cup game against New Zealand was called off without a ball being bowled here Thursday. New Zealand have seven points from four games while India now have five from three with the next game against Pakistan in Manchester on […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India-China trade imbalance: Xi promises to simplify regulations further

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan): China has simplified some regulations related to import of certain goods from India to address the trade imbalance as President Xi Jinping on Thursday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi here that he will be taking further such steps. This was stated by Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale at a media briefing after Modi […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Play aggressively against Amir: Tendulkar's advice

Nottingham: Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has warned Virat Kohli’s men to exercise caution against the Pakistani pace battery when the two teams meet in marquee World Cup clash on Sunday in Manchester. According to Tendulkar, Pakistan have a very potent fast bowling line-up, consisting of Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz, and they will look […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Will not beg India to play cricket with us: PCB chief

Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board chief Ehsan Mani has insisted that his team will “not beg” India to play cricket with them, although he stressed on resuming bilateral cricket ties with New Delhi. “We will not beg India or any other country to play cricket with us; we want resumption of bilateral cricket ties with India […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
World Blood Donor Day: Fewer Blood Banks put Odisha in 'Red'

Bhubaneswar: As the World observes the Blood Donor Day today, the grim fact to fore is Odisha has mere 1.8 blood banks per 10 lakh people. For which, the State failed to figure among the top-20 States and UTs in the country that have more than 3 blood banks per 10 lakh population in the […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India, SCO members unite to condemn terrorism in Bishkek Declaration

Bishkek: India and other members of the SCO Friday condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, and called on the international community to promote cooperation in combatting the menace. According to the Bishkek Declaration of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s Heads of State Council, the member states stressed that acts of terrorism and extremism cannot […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Xi offers support for improvement of Indo-Pak ties in his meeting with Imran

Bishkek: Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday offered Beijing’s support for Pakistan and India to improve their strained relations during his meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan here, China’s state-run media reported. Xi’s remarks comes a day after his meeting with Narendra Modi on Thursday during which the Prime Minister made it amply clear that dialogue […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India maul Japan 7-2 to storm into final

Bhubaneswar: India outplayed reigning Asian Games champion Japan 7-2 to storm into the summit clash of the FIH Series Finals hockey tournament here on Friday, assuring themselves a place in the year end’s Olympic qualifying event. Returning to the side after a long injury lay-off, Ramadeep Singh (23rd, 37th minutes) finally got his mojo back […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Pakistan claims India refused to let its train cross border to bring 200 Sikh pilgrims

Lahore: Pakistan on Friday claimed that India refused to let its train cross the border and bring some 200 Sikh yatrees to Lahore for Jore Mela festivities. “Pakistan had issued visas to some 200 Indian Sikhs to attend the Jore Mela (death anniversary of Guru Arjun Dev jee) and they were due to arrive here […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Sri Lanka complain to ICC about 'unfair' pitches in World Cup

Sri Lanka manager Ashantha de Mel on Friday complained to the International Cricket Council (ICC) about the “unfair” pitches provided for the island nation’s matches in the ongoing World Cup so far. He also highlighted the poor condition of training facilities and accommodation. “What we have found out is that for the four matches we […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Look to learn by watching Kohli: Babar Azam 

Manchester: Two two days before the marquee India-Pakistan clash in the World Cup, highly-rated Pakistan batsman Babar Azam said on Friday that he always tried to learn from India skipper Virat Kohli. “I keep watching his (Kohli’s) batting and the way he bats in various conditions and try to learn from them. I try to learn […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Making India 5-trillion-dollar economy challenging but can be achieved: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that the goal to make India a five-trillion-dollar economy is challenging but can be achieved and asked the states to recognise their core competence and work towards raising GDP targets. In his opening remarks at the fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, the […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021