I’m working on my speed endurance ahead of Olympics: Dutee

I’m working on my speed endurance ahead of Olympics: Dutee

Bengaluru: Rio-bound Indian sprinter Dutee Chand today said she is working hard to improve her speed endurance so that she doesn’t taper off in the last 40 metres of the 100m event during next month’s Olympics. “I am too good in first 60 meters, but my speeds slows down in the last 40 meters dash. […]

Sandeep wins silver, Narsingh bronze in Spanish GP

Sandeep wins silver, Narsingh bronze in Spanish GP

Madrid (Spain):¬† Rio-bound Indian grapplers, Sandeep Tomar and Narsingh Yadav won the silver and bronze medals in 74kg and 57kg respectively at the Spanish Grand Prix Wrestling championship here today. In the 74kg category, Livan Lopez of Cuba and Zelimkhan Khadjiev of France won the gold and silver medal respectively, while Purevjav Unurbat of Mongolia […]

Indian umpires get paid in range of Rs40L for IPL

Indian umpires get paid in range of Rs40L for IPL

New Delhi: Indian umpires Anil Chaudhary, CK Nandan, C Shamshuddin went home richer by approximately INR 4 million (Rs 40 lakh) for officiating in the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League. Delhi’s Chaudhary earned Rs 39,63, 762.00 (Rs 39.63 lakh) while Nandan and Shamshuddin who are also in ICC’s Emirates Panel got Rs 40,83,876 […]

Economy healthier compared to last year of UPA II: Panagariya

Economy healthier compared to last year of UPA II: Panagariya

Jaipur: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya on Saturday said the Indian government has put the economy on the path of reform to achieve a high growth trajectory though there are significant lags between policy decisions and outcomes which need to be addressed. He said challenges such as restoration of the health of banks and […]

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account hacked

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account hacked

San Francisco: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account was today briefly hacked, the latest cyber attack against the high-profile personalities by hacker group ‘OurMine’. The group, which previously hijacked social media accounts of Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Mark Zuckerberg, shared a few videos and then sent a tweet that read, “Hey, its OurMine, we are […]

Nine killed, 126 injured in clashes in Kashmir

Nine killed, 126 injured in clashes in Kashmir

Srinagar: Nine people were killed and 126, including 96 security forces personnel, were injured¬† as mob violence and clashes rocked Kashmir over the gunning down of militant commander Burhan Wani even as authorities imposed curfew-like restrictions and suspended mobile internet services to contain the volatile situation. Amarnath Yatra was also suspended in view of the […]

Uttar Pradesh minister sent to judicial custody

Uttar Pradesh minister sent to judicial custody

Santkabirnagar (UP): Uttar Pradesh state minister Laxmikant alias Pappu Nishad was yesterday sent to 14-day judicial remand in a case lodged in 2006 for allegedly beating a woman. Chief Judicial Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Gaur denied bail to Nishad, who surrendered in the court, following which he was remanded in judicial custody. The case was lodged […]

Internal disturbance in Manipur, not war-like situation: SC

Internal disturbance in Manipur, not war-like situation: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today termed it a tragedy that Manipur is facing internal disturbance from past six decades but made it clear that it was “not akin to a war-like situation” in this north eastern state. The Centre’s view in opposing any investigation into the alleged extra-judicial killings that a war-like situation was […]

PM retraces Mahatma Gandhi’s train journey in South Africa

PM retraces Mahatma Gandhi’s train journey in South Africa

Pietermaritzburg (SA): Reliving history, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today retraced Mahatma Gandhi’s train journey in South Africa as he travelled to a railway station where Gandhi was thrown out of a train compartment that proved to be a turning point in his life. On the second day of his visit to South Africa, Modi boarded […]

Singhvi faults SC for not filling vacancies, for backlog

Singhvi faults SC for not filling vacancies, for backlog

Ahmedabad: Supreme Court should accept the responsibility for growing backlog of cases in the courts as it failed to fill the judicial vacancies, Rajya Sabha member and Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said today. “Having arrogated themselves the power of appointment, having made themselves the most incestuous family in the world by procreating themselves through […]