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  • Monday, March, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 06:49:02
  • Mary Kom defends World Ch’ship title

    India’s woman boxer M C Mary Kom has claimed a historic fifth successive World Championship title, beating Steluta Duta of Romania 16-6 in the final at Bridgetown Barbados on Saturday. Mary Kom, who competed in the 48kg category, had defeated Alice Kate Aparri of Philippines 8-1 in semifinal on Friday to assure herself of at […]

    Sania crashes out of singles event in Guangzhou Open

    India’s Sania Mirza went down fighting to local favourite Zhang Shuai 4-6 6-1 4-6 in the quarterfinals to crash out of the Guangzhou International Women’s Open at Guangzhou. The unseeded Indian ace, who shocked third seed Akgul Amanmuradova of Uzbekistan 6-4 6-3 in her previous encounter, came back strongly after a set down by winning […]

    CWG theme song tweaked, to be peppier; gets GoM nod

    The theme song of the Commonwealth Games composed by A R Rahman has been tweaked a bit to make it peppier like the popular Bollywood number ‘Chak de’. A Group of Ministers on Commonwealth Games gave the green signal to the theme song after agreeing to certain changes in it. “The final rendering of theme […]

    India to host 3rd Commonwealth Nations Bridge C’ship

    Defending Champions India will host the 3rd Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championship from 24th to 29th October, the organisers said. “This is first ever international bridge event to happen in India. It will be held at the Cabana Apartments at Ghaziabad and 19 countries have confirmed participation for the event,” a press release from the Bridge […]

    Airtel Champions League T20 Ratings Jump by 44% after First Three Matches

    New Delhi, India : Airtel Champions League Twenty20 TV ratings have seen a sharp 44% increase according to TAM ratings. The first three matches, for which data is available, have generated an average rating of 2.6 TVR* this year as compared to 1.8 TVR* last year. The inaugural match between Mumbai Indians and Highveld Lions […]

    South Australia beat Mumbai Indians by 5 wickets

    Openers Michael Klinger and Daniel Harris scripted a dramatic run-chase as South Australia inflicted a humiliating 5-wicket defeat on Mumbai Indians in a thrilling Champions League twenty20 match in Durban on Tuesday. Skipper Klinger (50) and Harris (56) shared an 81-ball 112-run opening partnership to set the foundation for the successful runchase as South Australia […]

    Railways to honour World Champ Sushil Kumar

    Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced her decision to honour Railways’ wrestler Sushil Kumar for his gold medal performance in World wrestling championship in Moscow by rewarding him with a purse of Rs. 10 lakh. The Railway Minister said that Sushil would receive other awards too. Mamata complimented him for his spirit, drive and […]

    Aamir could become ICC informant to escape life ban: report

    Pakistan’s teenage pacer Mohammad Aamir, who is implicated in the spot-fixing scandal that has shaken world cricket, could become an informant for the ICC and reveal “dodgy betting identities that corrupted him” to escape a life ban, a media report said in Melbourne Tuesday. According to a report in ‘the Daily Telegraph’, Aamir is ready […]

    Nadal wins US Open

    Rafa Nadal sealed his place among the tennis greats on Monday, beating Novak Djokovic to win the U.S. Open and complete his collection of grand slam titles. With eight grand slams already under his belt before this tournament began, the Spaniard was already assured a spot in the sport’s elite, but conquering New York elevated […]

    Sushil Creates history, wins gold at World Wrestling C’ship at Moscow

    Sushil Kumar made history by becoming the first Indian to win a World wrestling championship gold medal when he overpowered home favourite Alan Gogaev to win the 66kg freestyle title in Moscow on Sunday. The exciting 3-1 victory in the title-bout also made Sushil the first Indian grappler to bag Olympic and World championship medals. […]